Dates for your diary

If you, or someone you know, would like to meet new people, we offer a wide range of activities and groups. Our team of volunteers provide support and can assist with transport if required. There is a small charge for some activities. Transport can be provided and is charged at £0.45 per mile.

To register your interest, or for more information, please contact Jen Sonley on 01423 813095 or
Harrogate area activities   

Monthly craft group
Where: Harrogate Community House, East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR
When: Meets the first Thursday morning of each month, 10.30-12
Cost: £1 plus £0.45 per mile for voluntary car driving  service if required
Thursday 10th January
Thursday 14th February * note different time of 9.30-11
Thursday 14th March
Thursday 4th April
Thursday 2nd May
Thursday 6th June
Thursday 4th July
Thursday 1st August
Thursday 5th September
Thursday 3rd October
Thursday 7th November
Thursday 5th December

‘Oaks and Acorns’ inter generational group
Where: Woodlands Methodist Church Hall, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, HG2 7SG
When: Meets monthly on a Thursday morning 10.30- 12
Cost: Suggested donation £3 plus £0.45 per mile for voluntary car driving service if required
Thursday 21st February
Thursday 21st March
Thursday 11th April
Thursday 16th May
Thursday 20th June
Thursday 18th July

‘Here to HELP’ sessions
Bilton Health and Wellbeing Hub, 69 Bilton Lane, HG1 3DT, 01423 226303
When: Meets monthly on a Tuesday morning, 11-12
Cost: Free of charge, £0.45 per mile for voluntary car driving service if required
Tuesday 22nd January
Tuesday 5th February
Tuesday 5th March
Tuesday 2nd April
Tuesday 4th May

Where: St Wilfrid’s Church hall, Duchy Road, Harrogate, HG1 2EY
When: Meets monthly on a Tuesday morning 10.30-11.30
Tuesday 19th February
Tuesday 19th March
Tuesday 16th April
Tuesday 14th May
Tuesday 18th June
Tuesday 16th July

Where: The Bridge Cafe, Gracious Street, Knaresborough, 01423 863298
When: Wednesday 30th January, 11 am to 12 pm

Watch this space for further dates in 2019

Ripon area activities

Here to HELP sessions
When: 10.30-12.30 every Thursday
Where: Ripon Community House, Sharow View, Allhallowgate, Ripon, HG4 1LE
Cost: Free of charge. £0.45 per mile for voluntary car driving service if required

Launched in January 2019, our weekly ‘Here to HELP’ sessions offer a chance for a chat over a cuppa. Feel free to bring along any questions you may have about where to turn for information for community activities or support.  No need to book, just turn up on the day.

Weekly craft group
When: 1.30-3.30 pm every Thursday
Where: Holy Trinity Church, Kirkby Road, Ripon, HG4 2EY
A chance to have a catch up and participate in craft activities at our informal group.
Cost: Free of charge. £0.45 per mile for voluntary car driving service if required

For more information or to make a referral to the service please call 01765 645915 or email





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