Our Schedule of Monthly Member Meetings and Group Event Updates

Our first face to face meeting was in September

October 7th 20th Anniversary Celebration with Roger Brown.  Roger is part of the original Manchester Jazz Band. He will play a variety of numbers, and share his memories of travelling with the band, and of his time with the Stockport Plaza Theatre. There is also a cake cutting and hopefully consuming of cake to celebrate our 20th Anniversary

Venue: Heald Green Village Hall, Outwood Road, Heald Green SK8 3JL.

November 4th We are back to St Anderews Church Cheadle Hulme for “Liverpool Cowkeepers” Dave Joy.  Dave has written a book which is a memoir of his childhood set in the sixties in Liverpool which tells the story and of memories of the family company which was a dairy delivering milk with horse drawn carts.

December 2nd Christmas Party with Peter Turner Magician – The Art of Magic. Peter is a Close up Magician who is interactive with his audience. He moves amongst the tables, and presents with light hearted humour.

January 6th Marilyn Shalks – Tales of Manchester Theatres and the Stars who performed in them. A variety of interesting information about Manchester theatre history.

February 3rd TBC

March 3rd “Man who built the Town Hall” Joanna Williams – Historian and Author. Her book tells the story of Abel Heywood , the radical mayor of Manchester.


We now have notice of various groups that are beginning to organise their regular meetings again. As of writing, the newly restarting groups are:

Strollers 1&2
We now meet on the second Wednesday of the month. Next stroll on Wednesday 13 October 2021 Meet at Swann Lane URC at 10.15a.m. for 10.30.m. departure Starting Point: Bramhall Park Road opposite the park. Distance 2 miles max. or less for those less energetic and coffee/tea/comfort stop Optional pub lunch at Platform 5 Cheadle HulmeA pub lunch has been arranged at the Governors Cheadle Hulme for 8th Sept at 12:00 to discuss future plans. All members welcome. Please contact Walter for details on 0161 439 7245.

Board Games: 4th Wednesday of the month. (Afternoons) From now onwards we will meet at 2.00p.m. at Cheadle Library, Sessions will be 2 hours long. On Wednesday 27th October we will play Triominos Organiser: Philippa FitzPatrick tel 0161 439 7245. email: jophilippadenise@gmail.

Practical Art Will restart on Monday 6th September at 2pm and run over 8 sessions at The Scout Hut on Oak Road, Cheadle Hulme. Cost for term: £20. See further information and contact details for this Group Leader on the Group Information page

Thursday Early Evening Diner: 3rd Thursday of the month
Next meal is on Thursday 21st October at Rainbow 88 Chinese Restaurant, Cheadle Hulme Time. 6.30p.m. Organiser: Walter Fitzpatrick.

Monday Lunch Club This group will meet on Monday 6th September at The Governor’s House. See further information and contact details for this Group Leader on the Group Information page or contact Anne Webster.

Spanish This group will meet again on Tuesday 14th September at 2pm. See further information and contact details for this Group Leader on the Group Information page or contact Hilary Lightfoot.

Book Group 1 Will be held in Gatley on Tuesday 7th September at 10:00am. See further information and contact details for this Group Leader on the Group Information page or contact Peggy Dutton.

Book Group 2
Will be at Café Unity Heald Green on Tuesday 7th Sept at 10:00am. Room charge as previously will apply. Please contact Barry for further information.

Photography Group
Will be at Café Unity Heald Green on Tuesday 14th Sept at 10:00am. Room charge of £3 per head will apply as previously. Please contact Neil for further information.

Computer Group
Will be at Café Unity Heald Green on Tuesday 28th Sept at 10:00am. Room charge of £3 per head will apply as previously. Please contact Neil for further information.

Quiz Group
The group will remain on Zoom but from our restart on 2nd Sept at 11:00am, it will now be on Thursday mornings.

Technology for Everyone
The Technology for Everyone Group will return in October.

For a full list of our current activities and timings please click the link below to view our Google Events Calendar.  

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