Regular Social Events


Every Monday Morning: 10.30am-12.00pm: Morning Drop-In: You are welcome to drop in during this time for a cuppa.  Volunteers are on hand to 'Meet and Greet' you during this period.

Every Monday Afternoon: 1.00pm-2.30pm: Musical Fun Afternoon: Now taking place weekly apart from on the fourth Monday every month.  Meeting at the Centre.

Third Monday every Month: Meeting at 1.00pm: Monthly Walk group:  Please let the office know if you need a sighted guide.

Fourth Monday every Month: 1.30pm-3.00pm: Musical Social Afternoon: £3.00 includes entertainment and refreshments.  To book please contact the Centre.


The Centre is available for external room bookings: Specialist courses such as Eye Talk are held on this day.

Ten Pin Bowling Group: 11.30am-12.00pm: Meeting at Hollywood Bowl in Bury.  Please let us know in advance if you are unable to make it as it will still cost us for your spot if we are not informed.


Every Wednesday Morning: 10.30am-12.00pm: Morning Drop In: Join Sid and Co. for our Wednesday morning drop in. With every fourth Wednesday dedicated to our tech talk and the first Wednesday bi-monthly dedicated to refresher sight guiding.  Our next refresher sight guiding sessions are on the following dates:

  • 1 November 2023
  • 3 January 2024
  • 6 March 2024

Second Wednesday of the Month: Morning: 10.30am-12.00pm: Our User Forum and Volunteers Forums are held, alternate months.

Third Wednesday: 1.30pm-3.00pm: The monthly Macular Support Group: Meeting in the large area of the lounge.  All welcome.

Fourth Wednesday: 1.30pm-3.00pm: Glaucoma Support Group: Meeting in the large area of the lounge.  All welcome.


Every Second and Fourth Thursday: 10.00am-2.30pm: Foot Practitioner Clinic with Dougie Warrington: Have your feet pampered and support the Society at the same time.  Dougie kindly donates £7.50 for every appointment he has.  Appointments booked via the Centre.

Every Thursday Morning: 10.30am-12.00pm: Healthy Living Group: This weekly group, led by Jixie, covers a wide range of subjects and on the third Thursday of every month invites a guest speaker.  For further details please contact the office. Booking is helpful for refreshments but all are welcome.

Every Thursday Afternoon: 1.00pm-2.30pm: Over 60s Group: Tea and chat group.  Bingo every first Thursday and Quiz every second Thursday. For details, contact the office.


Every Friday: 11.30am-2.00pm: Friday Lunch: The main lounge area is taken over with our 'Lunch Brunch'. Carole and Mags provide either a cooked meal or light snack each week.  Places must be booked and paid for in advance. For menu details and to book, (no later than Thursday morning) call the office on 0161 763 7014.

For further details of how to join any of these sessions, just ring the centre and speak to a member of staff.  0161 763 7014.