In Touch Directory Of 50-Plus-Friendly Groups & Organisations

In Touch is our directory of things to do in Calderdale for the over-50s.

We have listed over one hundred 50-friendly social groups, clubs and activity providers in Halifax and across Calderdale to provide you with things to do.

We’ve called the directory “In Touch” and we aim to help people aged 50 plus to get out and about, restore their social connections and find new social groups and clubs to join.

If your group club or organisation would like to be featured, please get In Touch here.  If you wish to update your profile page fill in this form.

Follow the links below to the latest clubs, groups and organisations that are welcoming to people over-50 from Calderdale.

Friendship Groups, Social Groups & Coffee Mornings

Health, Wellbeing & Fitness Classes

Hobby & Special Interest Groups

Home care company Home Instead has produced a printed What’s On Where (WOW) Guide to activities in Calderdale this Autumn and Winter for older adults. Follow the link below or look out for the guide various locations around Calderdale including Discover Halifax (Woolshops), Age UK’s Shop Mobility Centre (also in the Wooshops) and some supermarkets, churches and community centres.  Or download the guides at the links below:

WOW Guide_AutumnandWinter 2022

WOW Guide_AutumnandWinter 2022_easyread version

Membership Clubs

U3A Todmorden is part of a world-wide self-help educational movement for older people no longer in full-time work. With over 400 members, they run a regular programme of activities and hold monthly meetings at 2pm on the 3rd Thursday at Central Methodists, Todmorden.  Activities include Art appreciation, languages, creative writing, gardening, crown green bowls and many more.

Find out more

Contact U3A

Rotary Clubs in Calderdale
Rotary is a global network of people who want to unite to make change. There are several Rotary Clubs in Calderdale.
Halifax Rotary
Sowerby Bridge Rotary
Hebden Bridge Rotary
Elland Rotary
Brighouse Rotary

Find Sports Clubs in Calderdale

Support Groups

Dementia Support Groups. There are several groups and cafes now providing dementia support in Calderdale. Find out more.

Calderdale Stroke Association Support Group. Meets 2nd Monday in the month at the Maurice Jagger Centre, Halifax. 2pm to 4pm.

Parkinsons UK Halifax Support Group. Elim Pentecostal Church, 2nd Saturday in the month from 2pm to 4pm and at Sainsbury’s, Halifax cafe, last Wednesday of the month from 2pm to 4pm.

Living Well – Women’s Cancer Support GroupCentral Methodist church, Todmorden, OL14 5AWThe group meet on the Last Saturday of the month (except during August and December) at 10am to 2pm.
For more details contact Elaine on 07794 688 180.

Andy’s Manclub
ANDYSMANCLUB meets every Monday in Calderdale from 7 to 9pm except bank holidays. They provide peer to peer support for any man over 18 and a place to get things off their chest in a non judgmental environment. Find a venue

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