A warm welcome awaits you at our clubs. Sometimes it's extremely difficult to make that first step to come to something new. Those attending our clubs have made that first step, so they know how you feel. The Clubs are for men and women aged 65 and over.
What do I do if I'm interested in attending?
COMPLETE ONLINE or download the form at the bottom of this page or call into the Club you are interested in to complete a paper referral form. You can always e-mail for further information.
Lunch and Activities & Reminisce Club (Wallsend)
We meet on a Tuesday from 11am to 2.30pm. We are based in Trinity Wallsend Methodist Church Hall, Station Road, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, NE28 8SA.
There is a choice of a cooked two course lunch or a light lunch, with refreshments, a game of bingo (optional) and a varied programme of arts & crafts / entertainment / information sessions / reminiscing / speakers / quizzes.
"Enjoying life again. Meeting such lovely people who care about you".
"I enjoy looking forward to meeting up with my new friends, it's great to have someone to talk to".
Activities & Reminisce Club (Heaton)
We meet on a Tuesday from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. We are based in Heaton Methodist Church, 7 Simonside Terrace, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5JX.
There is a varied programme of arts & crafts / entertainment / information sessions / reminiscing / speakers / quizzes.
"An enjoyable afternoon filled with friendship and laughter".
Frequently Asked Questions
I am daunted at the prospect of coming on my own - can someone come with me for the first time?
Yes, we understand what a huge step this is for some and on this first occasion you are welcome to bring someone to accompany you regardless of age. If you decide to attend one of our Clubs a member of our staff will be there to welcome you on your first day.
Do I have to be a Church Member to attend?
No, we welcome everyone aged 65 and over.
Can I bring a friend?
Yes, provided they are aged 65 and over.
Is there transport?
There is no transport, members have to find their own way to and from the Clubs. Some members who live close to each other travel together by taxi or by bus.
How do I join a Club?
If you would like to join a Club please call in at the Club you are interested in attending. Contact Diane, Club Co-ordinator Wallsend or Barbara, Club Co-ordinator Heaton.
There are certain things I'm unable to have in my diet, will you be able to cater for this?
We consult with our members and ensure that our cooks are aware and take members dietary requirements into consideration.