Upcoming events in Prestwich

Please note the following events taking place in Prestwich

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Weekly events at Longfield Suite, Prestwich

All weekly events take place at The Longfield Suite, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1AY

FREE car parking is located on Rectory Lane, just behind us! If you’re planning to attend an event or would like to hold one with us, for more information call: 0161 253 7225 or visit:www.buryvenues.co.uk

Monday

·        Tai chi: combining deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. 10.45-12pm, £4pp

·        Ballroom and Sequence Dance Class: keep active, make new friends and learn some key moves. Hosted by Val Gilligan and suitable for all levels. 1pm – 4pm, £4.50pp

Tuesday

·        Keep Fit (50+): keep active and improve wellbeing with a relaxed and low impact class. 10am–12pm, £4pp

·        Ballroom and Sequence Dance Class: start the music, feel the beat and dance the afternoon away. Hosted by Ruth and suitable for all levels. Lesson 12.30pm-1.30pm & dance 1pm – 4pm, £4.50pp, includes cup of tea/coffee

Wednesday

·        Ballroom and Sequence Dance Class: spend time dancing and meeting new people. With your host Val Gilligan, suitable for all levels. 1.30pm-4pm, £4.50pp includes cup of tea/coffee

·        Tai chi: combining deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. 3pm-4pm, £4pp

Thursday

·        Ruth Pearl leads the Prestwich Frontliners: line dancing in a relaxed and friendly environment, all levels welcome. 10am–12.15pm. £4pp

·        Competitors Practice Dance: 7pm-10pm, £4.50 dancers & £3.50 spectators

Regular events at Prestwich Children’s Centre Hub & Spoke

Contact 0161 253 7474 prestwichhub@bury.gov.uk

Regular events with Park Lives. Activities in Parks in and around Manchester, including Heaton Park www.parklives.com

Regular events Get fit and meet friends with I will if you will –www.iwillifyouwill.co.uk/find-an-activity/

Every Monday, 10am – 1pm

Sedgley Park Community Library open  10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – How to trace your family tree online – free guidance available – St Gabriel’s Church Community Rooms, Bishops Road, Sedgley Park M25 0HT

Every Monday, 6.30pm – 7.30pm (beginners) 7.30pm – 8.30pm (intermediate/advanced)

Shotokan Karate : Our Lady of Grace, 11 Fairfax Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1AS

With Sensei John 4th Dan Black Belt. Traditional Karate is great for both mind and body, structured learning in a fun family environment. £4 per session. Phone John 07525765885sensei.john@outlook.com

Every Tuesday, 10am-12noon

Coffee and craft morning : Church Lane Community Centre

Come along and have a chat, make new friends, find a new hobby

Every Tuesday, 2-3pm

Oomph! : The Phoenix Centre, St. Mary’s Park

Exercise specifically designed for over 50s and individuals with low mobility. Wellness, a gentle, low impact seated exercise group designed to be social and fun while improving mobility, flexibility, coordination, core stability, heart and lung function as well as many other benefits whilst coming together to have fun. £3 per person per session. Mathew on 07740585531 mathew@casicaretrainingacademy.com

Every Tuesday, 7.30pm-9pm *term time only

Egerton Ladies Choir : Heaton Park Methodist Church, Prestwich

Vacancies for soprano, alto and mezzo voices. No auditions, music provided. We sing classical and modern music and songs from the shows. More information from our Secretary on 0161 798 5138 or just come.

Every Wednesday, 9.30am-11.30am *term time only

Parent & Toddler Group : St. Gabriel’s, 8 Bishops Road, Sedgley Park, M25 0HT

£2 for the first child, £1 for each additional child. Refreshments for parents and children included. Friendly group, meet new people and make new friends. Contact Rev Steve Williams 0161 773 8839 Saintgabriel@talktalk.net

Every Wednesday, 10.30am-12noon

St. Mary’s Flower Park Volunteer Group : St. Mary’s Flower Park

Gardening group refurbishing 21 flower beds in St. Mary’s Flower Park. More volunteers required to help maintain flowerbeds (planting, weeding etc.). Contact Amanda 0161 773 7910

Every Wednesday, 12noon-2pm

Asylum Seekers and Refugees Friendship Group : St. Margaret’s Youth and Community Hall

Lunch, friendship and ESOL. All FREE. Children welcome.https://stmargaretsprestwich.wordpress.com

Last Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm

Open Mike Night with Gordon Zola : Cuckoo Bar, Bury New Road, Prestwich

Comedy, music and more. Free entry. Adults only. Sweetrapper7@hotmail.co.uk

Every Thursday, 10am-11am *term time only

Preschool Praise : St. Mary’s Church

Come and join us every Thursday morning (term time only) 10-11am for bible stories, singing, prayers and craft activities. There will also be homemade cakes and refreshments! Preschool praise is for parents and carers with babies and toddlers from birth to preschool age. Only £1 per family/household. stmarysprestwich@hotmail.com

Every Thursday, 10.30am-12.30pm

Five Stars Knitting and Nattering Community Sessions : Time For Tea 416 Bury New Rd, Prestwich Village

Fed-up of sitting at home? Want to get out, natter to people and meet new friends? Like eating cake and drinking tea? If so, come and join us for our NEW knitting and crochet club! Whether you are young or old, male or female, a beginner or an expert – everyone is welcome. For further details phone 798 8936, go to www.fivestarsappeal.co.uk or drop into the Five Stars shop 446a Bury New Road, Prestwich and ask for Carol or Rachel

Every Thursday, 1pm – 4pm

Sedgley Park Community Library open 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – crafts and refreshments – St Gabriel’s Church Community Rooms, Bishops Road, Sedgley Park M25 0HT

Every Thursday, 7pm-9pm

Phoenix Youth Nights : Phoenix Centre, St. Mary’s Park

Fun youth nights for 11-17 year olds. Wide range of activities, music and sports. 50p entrance fee. Great location at Phoenix Centre, St Mary’s Park, St Mary’s Rd, Prestwich. Just turn up!

Every second Thursday

Community Carers Cafe : Clarks Hill Retirement Living, off Rectory Lane, Prestwich

Meet and chat with other carers over cake and coffee, make new friends and access expert advice.

Contact Kate Six Town Housing 07777 444 666 (between 12pm-2pm) regarding opening hours and support

Every second Thursday, 13.30pm-15.30pm

Piece of Mind Cafe : The Studio, Heaton Park Congregational Church, Bailey Street, Prestwich

A meeting place for people living with Dementia, their carers, family and friends. 0161 761 0362  07972 732 548  john.pearcey@makingspace.co.ukwww.makingspace.co.uk

Every other Thursday : Prestwich and Whitefield Probus Club, 10am-12pm

Whitefield Conservative Club (next to Morrisons). Anyone who is retired is very welcome as a visitor (free), includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Contact President Jack Haggarty 0161 773 6856.

Every first Thursday of the month, 6.45pm-8pm

Espresso Church : Costa Coffee, Longfield Precinct, Prestwich

At Espresso Church. We are building Community that is “Jesus centred”. So why not come and help us discover what that means today, and let us together be part of the journey. What does following Jesus, look like being in Community, and Mission in 2015. Contact Andy Smith 0161 792 8878

Every Friday, 10am – 11am

Poems for People : Prestwich Library

Weekly poetry reading group run by qualified teacher, Paul Murphy. The group will study poems and exchange ideas and opinions. These free sessions are aimed at adults, no need to book. 0161 253 7214

Every Friday, 4pm-6pm

The Singing Group (Creative Living Centre) : 1a Rectory Lane, Prestwich, M25 1BP

£2. Get your vocal chord muscles loosened and release that voice inside you. It is a great way to wind down after a busy week and start the weekend feeling afresh. Regular updates on twitter @creativelivingc and facebook www.facebook.com/creativelivingcentre 0161 696 7501

Every Friday, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Phoenix Youth Nights : Phoenix Centre, St. Mary’s Park

Fun youth nights for 11-17 year olds. Wide range of activities, music and sports. 50p entrance fee. Great location at Phoenix Centre, St Mary’s Park, St Mary’s Rd, Prestwich. Just turn up!

Every Friday, 6.30pm – 7.30pm (beginners) 7.30pm – 8.30pm (intermediate/advanced)

Shotokan Karate : Our Lady of Grace, 11 Fairfax Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1AS

With Sensei John 4th Dan Black Belt. Traditional Karate is great for both mind and body, structured learning in a fun family environment. £4 per session. Phone John 07525765885sensei.john@outlook.com

Every fourth Friday of the month

Shangri La! : Carlton Club, Bury Old Road near Heaton Park Metrolink station

An alternative cabaret night at the Carlton Club – check website for dateswww.theshangrila.co.uk. Prestwich’s alternative cabaret night Shangri La! serves up a smorgasbord of artistic talent every month, featuring a mix of short theatre, film, acoustic acts, stand-up, spoken word and live bands. Top value for only £5!  Doors open 8pm, closes 1am ish.

Every Saturday, 10.30am-12noon

St. Mary’s Flower Park Volunteer Group : St. Mary’s Flower Park

Gardening group refurbishing 21 flower beds in St. Mary’s Flower Park. More volunteers required to help maintain flowerbeds (planting, weeding etc.). Contact Amanda 0161 773 7910

Every first Saturday of the month, 2pm-4.40pm

Messy Church : St. Andrew’s Church, Woodward Road, Prestwich, M25 9TY

Messy Church is a new way of ‘doing’ church. It’s fun and it’s funky. Messy Church on the first Saturday of the month, from 2.30pm until 4.30’ish’. Fun activities – art and craft, puzzles and games, singing and storytelling. Food and drink. Children must bring a grown up!!! Free to get in, donations towards the food appreciated. Contact Kath Disley 0161 773 2301

Every Sunday, 9am–12.30pm

Dog Training RCC : Philips Park, Park Lane

Every Sunday, 10.45am – noon and 5pm – 6pm

Community Baptist Church : Longfield Suite, Prestwich

Church Service. Contact Pastor Alan 0161 766 7066

JUNE 2017

2 June, 8.15pm – 2.30am

Salsology Club Night, Salsa Heaven : Longfield Suite

After the success of past events, Salsology returns with special guest teacher Mauricio Reyes taking the class and then joining resident DJ Gillian ‘Salsa Fix’ on the decks later to keep you dancing until 2:30am. 20:15 Doors open. 20:45 Salsa class with Mauricio Reyes. 21:45 – 02:30 Club night, nonstop social dancing to the best Salsa, Mambo and Cha cha cha on a fabulous, huge wooden sprung dancefloorhttps://www.facebook.com/events/537350493134553/?active_tab=highlights 0161 253 7227

3 June,10am – 4pm

Philips Park Volunteer Action : The Barn Countryside Centre, Philips Park

More Balsam clearance. Our agreement with Bury Council to manage The Barn includes monthly task sessions. There is always other work to do if you don’t fancy the main task and you don’t have to work the whole day. Bring a packed lunch if staying all day, but drinks and biscuits are provided. Contact David Dutton 0161 705 1298. If attending please text Rob on 07749 042 325.

4 June, 10am – 4pm

Prestwich Artisan Summer Market : Longfield Suite

The Prestwich Artisan Market is a new initiative between Bury Venues and Village Greens Community Co-op. Stalls will be located inside the Longfield Suite as well as outside around the Prestwich fountain water feature. The market will bring together expert craft and artisan producers from Bury and across the wider region. Stall holders can apply by emailing: r.martin@longfieldsuite@bury.gov.uk0161 253 7227.

8 June, 1.30 – 3.30pm

Piece of Mind Cafe : The Studio, Heaton Park Congregational Church, Bailey Street, M25 1HQ

A meeting place for people living with dementia, their carers, family and friends; our Piece of Mind Café is the perfect place to exchange views and news surrounding dementia, get the facts and dispel the myths. For more details contact Dementia Project Worker on 07972 732 848 email burydementia@makingspace.co.uk

10 – 11 June

ParkLife : Heaton Park

www.parklife.uk.com

18 June, 11am – 4pm

Kingfisher Trail : Philips Park

(Led by Lancashire Wildlife Trust in collaboration with Friends of Prestwich Forest Park and Incredible Edible. Information to be confirmed)

24 – 25 June

Prestwich Carnival : St. Mary’s Park, Prestwich

www.prestwichcarnival.co.uk

 

JULY 2017

1 July,10am – 4pm

Philips Park Volunteer Action : The Barn Countryside Centre, Philips Park

Last chance to clear Balsam before the seed pods pop. Our agreement with Bury Council to manage The Barn includes monthly task sessions. There is always other work to do if you don’t fancy the main task and you don’t have to work the whole day. Bring a packed lunch if staying all day, but drinks and biscuits are provided. Contact David Dutton 0161 705 1298. If attending please text Rob on 07749 042 325.

2 July, 2pm – 4pm

Prestwich Together Diversity Picnic : St. Mary’s Park, Prestwich

Family friendly, safe and welcoming space where Prestwich residents from different backgrounds, religions and nationalities can gather and meet. Participants may bring their own picnic food and non-alcoholic refreshments which they may share if they wish. Balloons, crafts and bubbles available for children plus possible story telling or informal music. The picnic will be a celebration of the great diversity within Prestwich and a show of solidarity in our community to residents of all backgrounds. 

13 July, 1.30 – 3.30pm

Piece of Mind Cafe : The Studio, Heaton Park Congregational Church, Bailey Street, M25 1HQ

A meeting place for people living with dementia, their carers, family and friends; our Piece of Mind Café is the perfect place to exchange views and news surrounding dementia, get the facts and dispel the myths. For more details contact Dementia Project Worker on 07972 732 848 email burydementia@makingspace.co.uk

14 July, 10.30 – 3pm

Child Car Seat Clinic : Prestwich Tesco Superstore

Bury Council Road Safety Team are delivering child car seat clinics offering a great opportunity for parents to have their car seats checked for free. Ted Booker, Road Safety Officer e.r.booker@bury.gov.uk 0161 253 5786

29 & 30 July

Festwich : St. Mary’s Park

UK’s biggest tribute festival. Go to www.festwich.com for more information.

 

AUGUST 2017

5 August,10am – 4pm

Philips Park Volunteer Action : The Barn Countryside Centre, Philips Park

Ragwort pulling and thistle cutting to keep the fields for the farmer. Our agreement with Bury Council to manage The Barn includes monthly task sessions. There is always other work to do if you don’t fancy the main task and you don’t have to work the whole day. Bring a packed lunch if staying all day, but drinks and biscuits are provided. Contact David Dutton 0161 705 1298. If attending please text Rob on 07749 042 325.

10 August, 1.30 – 3.30pm

Piece of Mind Cafe : The Studio, Heaton Park Congregational Church, Bailey Street, M25 1HQ

A meeting place for people living with dementia, their carers, family and friends; our Piece of Mind Café is the perfect place to exchange views and news surrounding dementia, get the facts and dispel the myths. For more details contact Dementia Project Worker on 07972 732 848 email burydementia@makingspace.co.uk

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

2 September,10am – 4pm

Philips Park Volunteer Action : The Barn Countryside Centre, Philips Park

Back to path works around the circular trail. Our agreement with Bury Council to manage The Barn includes monthly task sessions. There is always other work to do if you don’t fancy the main task and you don’t have to work the whole day. Bring a packed lunch if staying all day, but drinks and biscuits are provided. Contact David Dutton 0161 705 1298. If attending please text Rob on 07749 042 325.

14 September, 1.30 – 3.30pm

Piece of Mind Cafe : The Studio, Heaton Park Congregational Church, Bailey Street, M25 1HQ

A meeting place for people living with dementia, their carers, family and friends; our Piece of Mind Café is the perfect place to exchange views and news surrounding dementia, get the facts and dispel the myths. For more details contact Dementia Project Worker on 07972 732 848 email burydementia@makingspace.co.uk

 

OCTOBER 2017

7 October,10am – 4pm

Philips Park Volunteer Action : The Barn Countryside Centre, Philips Park

Back to path works around the circular trail. Our agreement with Bury Council to manage The Barn includes monthly task sessions. There is always other work to do if you don’t fancy the main task and you don’t have to work the whole day. Bring a packed lunch if staying all day, but drinks and biscuits are provided. Contact David Dutton 0161 705 1298. If attending please text Rob on 07749 042 325.

12 October, 1.30 – 3.30pm

Piece of Mind Cafe : The Studio, Heaton Park Congregational Church, Bailey Street, M25 1HQ

A meeting place for people living with dementia, their carers, family and friends; our Piece of Mind Café is the perfect place to exchange views and news surrounding dementia, get the facts and dispel the myths. For more details contact Dementia Project Worker on 07972 732 848 email burydementia@makingspace.co.uk

 

NOVEMBER 2017

9 November, 1.30 – 3.30pm

Piece of Mind Cafe : The Studio, Heaton Park Congregational Church, Bailey Street, M25 1HQ

A meeting place for people living with dementia, their carers, family and friends; our Piece of Mind Café is the perfect place to exchange views and news surrounding dementia, get the facts and dispel the myths. For more details contact Dementia Project Worker on 07972 732 848 email burydementia@makingspace.co.uk

 

DECEMBER 2017

14 December, 1.30 – 3.30pm

Piece of Mind Cafe : The Studio, Heaton Park Congregational Church, Bailey Street, M25 1HQ

A meeting place for people living with dementia, their carers, family and friends; our Piece of Mind Café is the perfect place to exchange views and news surrounding dementia, get the facts and dispel the myths. For more details contact Dementia Project Worker on 07972 732 848 email burydementia@makingspace.co.uk

 

For more events see The Bury Directory What’s On guide

www.theburydirectory.co.uk/kb5/bury/directory/whats_on.page