Friendship Groups, Social Groups & Coffee Mornings

Here is our In Touch directory of over-50-friendly friendship & social groups and coffee mornings  in Calderdale.

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NEW: Companionship Cafe at Morrison’s Elland
Home Instead Calderdale has teamed up with Morrison’s Supermarket in Elland to run a monthly companionship cafe for older people.  The cafes will be held on the second Tuesday of each month and the next gathering is on Tuesday 12th July at 10am in the in-store cafe.  Find out more.

ALL GROUP LISTINGS

Arts4Brighouse Canal Trips
Meet at the canal by Huddersfield Road Bridge every Saturday throughout August.
From 9.30am to 4pm.
Call 01484 711835.

Andy’s Man Club
Support club for men with mental health issues – all ages.
Mondays from 7pm to 9pm.
The Shay Stadium, Halifax HX2 9RL.

Brighouse Community Cinema
3rd Thursday in the month at 7.30pm.
St. John’s Church, Brighouse, HD6 1HN.

Cafe at the Moor
Fridays at 12pm (midday) at Illingworth Methodist Church, HX2 9LL.
Call 07747 818943.

Calderdale Our Place Social
Sundays from 12pm to 3pm
Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax HX1 1UZ.
Call 01422 525529.

Centre Cafe, Elland
Elland Christian Centre, Newcombe Street
A general community cafe every Friday from 11.30am-7.00pm.

Chit Chat Elland
Canon Winter Centre, All Saint’s Church, Elland. HX5 0JF.
2nd Wednesday in the month from 10am to 12pm and 4th Wednesday in the month from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.
Call 01422 256570.

Circle Groups for Carers
With Calderdale Carer’s Wellbeing Service.
Last Tuesday of each month at 1pm to 2.30pm.
Rimani House, Halifax, HX1 5BD.
Call 01422 369101.

Coffee & Lunch Club
The Maurice Jagger Centre.
Wednesdays and Thursdays.
01422 364691.
Coffee Morning at Christ Church
Tuesdays from 10am to 11.30am
Christ Church Sowerby Bridge HX6 2LW.
Call 01422 886195.
Coffee morning and friendship group
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Sowerby Bridge.
Fridays from 10am to 12pm.
Coffee morning drop in at The Bridge
Cross Hills Methodist Church, Greetland, HX4 8JG.
Mondays and Fridays from 9am to 1pm.
Call 07971 636236.
Community Cafe at The Space
Tuesdays from 11am to 1pm.
The Space @ Field Lane, Rastrick, HD6 3JT
Call 01484 556924.
Community Cafe at Elland Christian Centre
Fridays from 11.30am through to 7pm
Elland Christian Centre, Elland HX5 0EG.
Call 01422 327405.
Craft Club, Knit and Natter
St. Thomas’s Church, Greetland
Fortnightly on Wednesdays
Contact Gill Jowett on 07340 031801.
Creative café with crafts
Cross Hills Methodist Church, Greetland
Fortnightly on Saturdays from 3pm to 5pm.
Daisy Chain Cafe
2nd Wednesday in the month from 1pm to 3pm.
For people with dementia and their partners/carers/companions.
Blackburn House, Ovenden HX3 5SJ.
Call 07915 134107.
Daisy’s Cafe Todmorden
1st Saturday in the month from 10am to 1pm.
For people with dementia and their partners/carers/companions.
Todmorden Health Centre, OL14 5RN.
Dementia Cafe, Brighouse
1st Wednesday in the month from 10.30am to 12pm.
St. Chad’s Church, Hove Edge, HD6 2QJ.

Call 01484 717858.

Digital Cafe
Get help with your tablet, smartphone or computer.
Saturdays from 10am to 11.30am.
Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2LW.
07720 745230.

Elland & District Men’s Probus Club.
2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 10am.  All welcome to this friendship group with regular speakers.
Elland Working Men’s Club, HX5 0HT.
Call 01422 882567.
Halifax & Huddersfield IVC
1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 8pm to 10pm.
Briar Court Hotel, Huddersfield HD3 3NT.
07879 442135.
Hebden Royd Probus Club. 
1st Wednesday of the month
Mytholmroyd Community Centre from 10am to 12 pm.
Lunch Club in Holywell Green
4th Tuesday in the month from 12.30 to 1.30pm.
United Reformed Church Holywell Green.
07881 784715.
Lunch Club at The Space
Fridays from 12pm to 2pm.
The Space @ Field Lane, Rastrick, HD6 3JT.
01484 556924.
Lunch Fellowship
Tuesdays from 11am to 1pm.
Cross Hills Methodist Church, Greetland, HX4 8JG.
01422 371386.

Macular Society Support Group

2nd Friday in the month.
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax, HX1 1UZ.
Call 01264 560259.

Memory Lane Cafe

Wednesdays at 1.30pm to 4pm at Boothtown Methodist Church AND
Saturdays at 1.30pm to 4pm at St.Paul’s Church, Sowerby Bridge.
07920 549131.
Men’s Breakfast Club with Age Concern Todmorden
Mondays at 10.30am
Wetherspoons Todmorden (formerly The White Hart)
Contact: Age Concern Todmorden on 01706 817926.
Men United
Supportive group for men including activities and speakers.
Wednesdays from 10am to 12pm
Halifax RUFC ground, Ovenden HX2 8AR.
01422 202253
Oddfellows Brighouse & Huddersfield
A social group for people looking to get the most from life with various meeting dates across each month.
Contact Lynn Bradbury – lynn.bradbury@oddfellows.co.uk or call 01484 324929.
More details on the Facebook page.
Oddfellows Halifax
A social group for people looking to get the most from life with various meeting dates across each month.
Contact Debra Haley – debra.haley@oddfellows.co.uk or call 07572 986452.
More details on the Facebook page
Open Cafe at Cross Hills
Every Saturday from 3pm to 5pm
Cross Hills Methodist Church, Greetland, HX4 8JG.
Contact 07971 636236.
Open church at St.John’s, Cragg Vale
Informal get together in the community room for chat, copious cups of tea and cake and catching up!
Every Tuesday from 2 to 4pm.

Parkinson’s UK – Halifax Group
2nd Saturday in the month at Halifax Elim Pentecostal Church, HX1 5AY OR
Last Wednesday in the month at the Shibden Cafe, Shibden Park.
Both meetings run from 2pm to 4pm.
Call: 01422 362303.

Pastimes Halifax.
Music and entertainment evoking times past.
Every Monday afternoon at the Ardern Road Social Club from 1pm to 3.30pm.
Call 01422 251613 for more details.

Pellon Over 50s Lunch Club
Organised by the Halifax & District Irish Society the club meets at Pellon Social Club, Moor End Road, HX2 0HF.
First and third Thursday of the month from 12pm to 3pm.
Admission is £5 per person and includes lunch.
Phoenix Shed
Men’s support group.
Mondays and Wednesdays from 9.30am to 4.30pm.
The Three Ways Centre, Ovenden HX3 5SX.
Call 07729 083380.
Riverside Dementia Cafe
Social group for people experiencing dementia and their partners.
2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.
St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ripponden HX6 4DG.
Call 07540 089696.
Royal British Legion
Wednesdays at 10am to 12pm.
4 Hopwood Lane, Halifax HX1 5HW.
Call 01422 380131.
Ryburn Men in Sheds
Support group for men.
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm.
Unit 9, SDH Holdings, Asquith Mills, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 3BS.
Call 07946 414805.

Sage Cafe Elland
Monthly lunch for the Over 55s
2nd Monday in the month from 12pm to 2pm
Elland Christian Centre, Newcombe Street, Elland HX5 0EG.
Pre-booking required: cost £3.50.
To book call 07503 586764.

Siddal Sisters WI
3rd Wednesday in the month from 7.30pm.
Siddal Cricket Club, Siddal, HX3 9LE.
Email: siddalsisterswi@gmail.com

Snackattack at Southgate Methodist Church
Every Friday from 10.30am to 1pm in the Coffee bar at Southgate Methodist Church, Langdale Street, Elland. HX5 0JL.
Enjoy butties, homemade scones and drinks at very reasonable prices. Everyone welcome.

Social Group at Cross Hills
Talks and activities.
1st Monday in the month from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
Cross Hills Methodist Church, Greetland, HX4 8JG.
Call 01422 377559.

Social Groups with Halifax Blind Society
Brighouse Group – Mondays from 1pm to 2.30pm.
Brighouse Rest Centre, Park Row, Brighouse, HD6 1AB.
Halifax Group – 1st and 3rd Wednesdays in the month.
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax, HX1 1UZ.
Call 01422 352383.

Song Group
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Sowerby Bridge
Wednesdays from 10am to 12pm.

Stroke Association Support Group
2nd Monday in the month from 2pm to 4pm.
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax, HX1 1UZ
Call 07792 088386.

Tuesday 2’Oclock Club
This friendship group meets for tea, coffee, cake, companionship and entertainment.
1st and 3rd Tuesday in the month at 2pm.
The Ripponden Club (formerly The Conservative Club), Ripponden.
Call 07577 755437
See more on their Facebook page. 

University of the Third Age, Todmorden.
Over 400 members with 30 groups ranging from Philosophy to Scrabble, French to Table Tennis. The monthly meeting is third Thursday of the month at 13:45, Central Methodists in Todmorden, is regularly attended by over 100 people and always has an invited speaker, tea and good company. www.u3atod.org.uk

Whist Afternoon
Tuesdays at 1.15pm.
The Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax HX1 1UZ.
Call 01422 364691.

Young at Heart Club.
Thursdays from 2pm to 4pm.
The Shay Stadium, Halifax, HX1 2YS.
Call 01422 355059.
Find out more.

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