Friendship Groups, Social Groups & Coffee Mornings

Here is our In Touch directory of over-50-friendly social groups in Calderdale.

Scroll down for a list of friendship groups, coffee mornings and lunch clubs across Calderdale.  






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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 second cafe is on Tuesday 14 June at 10am in the in-store cafe.  Find out more.
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.

Tuesday 2’Oclock Club
This friendship group meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 2pm at The Ripponden Club (formerly The Conservative Club). Tea, coffee, cake, companionship and entertainment.  See more on their Facebook page. 

Pellon Over 50s Lunch Club
The over 50s Luncheon Club, organised by the Halifax & District Irish Society meets at Pellon Social Club every Thursday of the week from 12pm to 3pm. Admission is £5 per person and includes lunch.  The club has entertainment lined up from January 2022 to March 17th, St Patrick’s day.

Chit Chat Elland
Elland Christian Centre, Newcombe St. Elland.
2nd Wednesday in the month from 10 to 12.30pm and 4th Wednesdaysin the month from 12 to 3.30pm.

Sage Cafe Elland
Elland Christian Centre, Newcombe Street
Monthly lunch for the Over 55s
12.00pm on Monday 13th September, Monday 11th October, Monday 8th November, Monday 13th December. Pre-booking required, cost of £3.50.
To book call 07503586764.

Centre Cafe, Elland
Elland Christian Centre, Newcombe Street
A general community cafe every Friday from 11.30am-7.00pm from Friday 3rd September.

Craft Club, Knit and Natter
St. Thomas’s Church, Greetland
When: Fortnightly on Wednesdays
Contact Gill Jowett on 07340 031801.

Lunch Club
United Reformed Church Holywell Green
4th Tuesday in the month from 12.30 to 1.30pm.

Coffee morning and friendship group
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Sowerby Bridge
Fridays from 10am to 12pm.

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

Coffee morning drop in at The Bridge
Cross Hills Methodist Church, Greetland
Mondays and Fridays from 9am to 1pm

Creative café with crafts
Cross Hills Methodist Church, Greetland
Fortnightly on Saturdays from 3pm to 5pm.

Lunch Fellowship
Cross Hills Methodist Church, Greetland
Tuesdays from 11am to 1pm.

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.

Coffee & Lunch Club
The Maurice Jagger Centre on Wednesdays and Thursdays.  Ring for details.  01422 364691.

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.

Lively Ladies. Social group with talks and activities at Cross Hills Methodist Church, Greetland. First Monday in the month from 7.30 to 9.30pm.

Elland & District Retired Men’s Probus Club. Elland Working Men’s Club on alternatve Tuesday mornings.  All welcome to this friendship group with regular speakers.

Siddal Sisters WI. Meets the 3rd Wednesday in the month at Siddal Cricket Club from 7.30pm.  Email

Hebden Royd Probus Club.  1st Wednesday of the month at Mytholmroyd Community Centre from 10am to 12 pm.

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.

Riverside Dementia Cafe, Ripponden.  Social group for people experiencing dementia and their partners. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Young at Heart Club. Thursdays from 2pm to 4pm at the Shay Stadium, Halifax.
Find out more.

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