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Ageing Well

Ageing Well offers a light-hearted afternoon of activities and friendship every Monday at Kirk House.

  • Every Monday
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • £1.50
  • Kirk House
  • 01609 771624
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Art Group

Express your creative side with our weekly art sessions at Bradbury House, offering an opportunity to learn art techniques in a sociable setting.

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Art Group (Middleton St. George)

Taking place within the community, the Middleton St. George Art Group offers an opportunity to learn art techniques in a sociable setting.

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Art Group (Ripon)

Express your creative side with our weekly art sessions, offering an opportunity to learn art techniques in a sociable setting.

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Autumn Years

A vibrant group for the active young at heart, with day trips, country strolls and regular meals out.

  • Second Wednesday of each Month
  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • £2.00
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Book Club (Harrogate)

Our book club is a great way for older people who enjoy reading to get together and share their opinions on a variety of books.

  • First Monday of each Month
  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
  • £5 per year
  • Yorkshire Hotel
  • 01765 606872
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Book Club (Ripon)

Our book club is a great way for older people who enjoy reading to get together and share their opinions on a variety of books.

  • Second Wednesday of every other Month
  • 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • £20 Annual Subscription
  • Ripon Library
  • 01765 606872
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Bradbury House Thursday Lunch Club (Fourth Thursday)

Serving delicious food served by Café Refresh, these Thursday lunch clubs are open to everyone.

  • Second and Fourth Thursday of each Month
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Varies
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Bradbury House Thursday Lunch Club (Second Thursday)

Serving delicious food served by Café Refresh, these Thursday lunch clubs are open to everyone.

  • Second and Fourth Thursday of each Month
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Varies
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Bradbury House Wednesday Lunch Club

Serving delicious food served by Café Refresh, these Wednesday lunch clubs are open to everyone.

  • Every Wednesday
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • £3.50 (Two Courses)
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Branksome Lunch Club

Offering delicious food served by Café Refresh, these Branksome Lunch Clubs are part of our Community Lunch Club project.

  • First Thursday of each Month
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • £3.50
  • Branksome Hall
  • 01325 362832
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Choir Group

Our Choral singing group is open to all, so if you enjoy singing, why not give it a try? Singing is proven to have a positive effect on older people.

  • First & Third Wednesday of each Month
  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • £2.00
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Corporation Road Lunch Club

Offering delicious food served by Café Refresh, these Corporation Road Lunch Clubs are part of our Community Lunch Club project.

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Darlington Stroke Club

Offering people who have suffered a stroke a place to feel safe, gain confidence and take part in social activities.

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Day Break Social Activity

Our social activity follows on from a seated exercise class offering a chance to relax and unwind with like minded people.

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Diabetes Support Group

Make friends and receive useful advice on blood sugars, nutritional information and cooking tips.

  • Last Thursday of each Month
  • 10:30am - 11:30am
  • £2.00
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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DOVE Network

Making older peoples voices heard by collectively campaigning about the issues that matter in Darlington.

  • Last Thursday of each Month
  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
  • Free
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Elm Ridge Lunch Club

Offering delicious food served by Café Refresh, these Blackwell Lunch Clubs are part of our Community Lunch Club project.

  • Second Tuesday of each Month
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • £3.50
  • Elm Ridge Church
  • 01325 362832
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Friendship Group (First Tuesday)

A chance to get out and meet new people, with regular meetings to socialise and play Bingo.

  • First and Third Tuesday of each Month
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • £2.00
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Friendship Group (Third Tuesday)

A chance to get out and meet new people, with regular meetings to socialise and play Bingo.

  • First and Third Tuesday of each Month
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • £2.00
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Gentle Exercise To Music (Hutton Bonville)

Sit down and shape up! These specially designed classes are for older people to become fitter and increase their confidence.

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Gentle Exercise To Music (Morton on Swale)

Sit down and shape up! These specially designed classes are for older people to become fitter and increase their confidence.

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German Lessons

Guten Tag! An easy introduction to the German language with our beginner German lessons.

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Guitar Lessons

Always wanted to learn guitar, but never had the time? Our guitar lessons are suited to absolute beginners looking learn their chords!

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Hear to Meet Café

A social gathering for people to meet others who've experienced hearing loss.

  • Last Wednesday of each Month
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Free
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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ICT Drop-in

Get online with our volunteer-led IT Drop-in sessions. You'll learn about computers and the internet with practical support on-hand.

  • Every Monday & Wednesday
  • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
  • £3.00
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Knitting Group

Pop along for a knit and a natter with our Knitting Group. Learn new techniques and make friends in a relaxing environment.

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Line Dancing

Maintain your fitness and gain a new hobby with our fun and easy Line Dancing classes.

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Macular Degeneration Society

Advice, support and companionship for people living with Macular Degeneration and other eye conditions.

  • Second Tuesday of each Month
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • £2.00
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Memory Lane Café

A relaxed meeting place for people with Dementia and their carers in Darlington, offering support through difficult times.

  • Last Thursday of each Month
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Free
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Mens' Lunch Club (Ripon)

Meets monthly at various town centre locations. An ideal group for men to get together to share good food and conversation.

  • Second Monday of each Month
  • 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • As menu (Location Varies)
  • Age UK Ripon
  • 01765 606872
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Moving in Circles/Circuits

These classes are especially designed for older people, to help you become fitter and increase your vitality and confidence.

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Older LGBT Support Group (Fourth Wednesday)

A peer support group for lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender older people, with a variety of topics each month.

  • Second and Fourth Wednesday of each Month
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • £2.00
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Older LGBT Support Group (Second Wednesday)

A peer support group for lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender older people, with a variety of topics each month.

  • Second and Fourth Wednesday of each Month
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • £2.00
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Phoenix Group

Phoenix Group is ideal for those who want to meet new people. The groups meets every month in a pleasant local environment with food.

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Pulmonary Exercise Group (PEG)

Gentle exercise for people who often experience breathing difficulties

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Seated Exercise (Richmond)

Sit down and shape up! These specially designed classes are for older people in Richmond to become fitter and increase your confidence.

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Seated Exercise to Music (Dene Park)

Sit down and shape up! These specially designed classes are for older people to become fitter and increase your confidence.

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Seated Exercise to Music (The Adelphi)

Sit down and shape up! These specially designed classes are for older people to become fitter and increase your confidence.

  • Every Monday
  • 11:30am - 12:30pm
  • £4.00
  • The Adelphi
  • 07850 328 510
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Sequence Dancing

Reminisce to the classics with our weekly Sequence Dancing group, suitable for people with basic experience of sequence dancing.

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Spanish Lessons

An easy introduction to the second most widely spoken language in the world, suitable for absolute beginners. Viva La Espana!

  • Every Monday (Booking Encouraged)
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • £3.00
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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St. James Church Lunch Club

Offering delicious food served by Café Refresh, these Albert Hill Lunch Clubs are part of our Community Lunch Club project.

  • Third Wednesday of each Month
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • £3.50
  • St. James Church
  • 01325 362832
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Sunday Tea Party

Make some friends and have a chat at our monthly Sunday Tea Party in Darlington.

  • First Sunday of each Month
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Please Enquire
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Tai Chi

Covering Meditation, Movement and Breathing, which all help towards leading a more healthy and balanced life.

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Tap Dancing

Learn a new art form, get fit and stay healthy with our Tap Dancing sessions!

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Tea Dance

Welcoming dancers of all ages and experiences, our 1940's Tea Dance group offers useful dancing tuition at an easy pace.

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Touchstones 2

Touchstones 2 is a social support group is for bereaved older people. Coping with loss can be very difficult and people deal with loss in many different ways.

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Ukulele Lessons (Advanced)

The most effective way to learn the Ukulele, by playing and singing along with friends! Over 200 attendees get together and learn each month.

  • Every Monday
  • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • £3.00 per session
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Ukulele Lessons (Beginners)

The most effective way to learn the Ukulele, by playing and singing along with friends! Over 200 attendees get together and learn each month.

  • Every Thursday
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • £3.00 per session
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Ukulele Lessons (Intermediate)

The most effective way to learn the Ukulele, by playing and singing along with friends! Over 200 attendees get together and learn each month.

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Veterans Group

Encouraging veterans of all forces to come along, share experiences and socialise with other veterans, with regular days out.

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Walking Football

A great way to have fun, stay healthy and meet new people in Northallerton

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Walks

Take in the sights around Darlington and the surrounding area that you may not have visited before.

  • First Tuesday of the Month
  • From 10:30am
  • £1.00
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Willow Road Lunch Club

Offering delicious food served by Café Refresh, these Willow Road Lunch Clubs are part of our Community Lunch Club project.

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Write Away Group

A creative writing group covering poems, short stories and discussions to develop writing skills.

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Writers Group

Hone your writing skills, find inspiration and share your writing with other like-minded people.

  • Every Monday
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Please Enquire
  • Bradbury House
  • 01325 362832
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Yoga (Harrogate)

Yoga is a means of balancing and harmonising the body, mind and emotions, focusing on correct body alignment, suitable for all levels of ability.

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Yoga Classes

A low impact exercise that helps to develop your strength, flexibility and breathing, proven to help improve a range of illnesses.

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Zumba Gold

The perfect exercise for older adults wanting to keep active, this lower-intensity Zumba group is the perfect way to keep fit.

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Zumba Gold (Ripon)

: Our Zumba gold class is for older active adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity.

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