Chapter supports people experiencing mental health issues in the West Cheshire area.

Please take a look at the range of current activities available to members of Chapter only.

Please speak to Sally on 01244 344409 if you would like to book a place on any of the trips

Book Club

We will be holding three Book Club sessions based on self-help books. Please contact Dominique or the office on 01244 344409. Sessions will be held on the following dates: 5th September 2019, 19th September 2019 and 3rd October 1pm-3pm at The Lodge Office, Grosvenor Park.  

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Heritage Photography Project

A new project starting in April 2019 This will be a series of trips with a Photography theme looking at Victorian Ironwork Trips include Chester Birkenhead Southport and Llandudno This will also include photo editing and production of Photos for an exhibition in the Autumn For more details or to book on contact Sally

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Hill Walking

Starting with some gradual walks and building up in stamina and height our first walk will be on Wednesday 10th April going to Bidston Hill on the Wirral Contact Sally for more details on 01255 244409

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Singing for Wellbeing

We are starting a singing group bi-weekly No experience or singing skills necessary Come along and enjoy a good sing song

  •   When? starting 21st January and then bi-weekly 1.30-3pm
  •   Where? The cafe in Grosvenor Park
  •   Contact? Sally on 01244 344409

Photography Group Updated

A like-minded group of people learning about photography. Free coffee and cake. No cost. All abilities welcome Meeting at the Eastgate Clock in Chester at 2pm alternate Mondays  

  •   When? 2:00 – 3:00pm every other Monday
  •   Where? various contact Sally for details
  •   Contact? Contact Sally on 01244 344409 for more information.

Neston Coffee Mornings

An informal drop-in chat over a cup of coffee.  No cost. Mondays from 10am-12 noon bi-weekly Wellbeing programme also starting in January 2018 - October 2018 from 10-11 including Yoga, Mindfulness, Healthy eating and food for mood, style masterclass and a spa day

  •   When? Mondays bi -weekly
  •   Where? Neston Community Youth Centre, Burton Road, Neston, CH64 9RE
  •   Contact? Sally on 01244 344409

Board Games Group

A like-minded group of people coming together to play board games. Free coffee and cake. No cost. All abilities welcome.

  •   When? 1:00 - 3:00pm every other Tuesday
  •   Where? Festival Church, Queens Street, Chester.
  •   Contact? Call Dominique on 01244 344409 / 07587 133615 for more information.

Ellesmere Port Coffee Mornings

An informal drop-in to chat over a cup of coffee, cake and the occasional crossword or game!   No cost.

  •   When? 11:30am -12:30pm every other Tuesday
  •   Where? Whitby Hall Community Café, Stanney lane, Ellesmere Port, CH65 6QY
  •   Contact? Call Dom on 01244 344409 / 07587 133615 if you’d like more information.

Arts & Crafts sessions Updated

An informal and welcoming group working in a range of media.  No cost.

  •   When? Alternate weeks in Chester and Ellesmere Port From 1-3pm
  •   Where? Trinity Church, Ellesmere Port every other week AND Hoole Community Centre, Westminster Road every other week
  •   Contact? Sally on 01244 344409 for more information

Day Trips

We have a range of new day trips One per month June - Park in the Past July - Park in the Past Transport and refreshments will be provided Book via a key worker or Sally

  •   When? 23rd January, 27th February, 27th March, 12th June, 10th July
  •   Where? Various locations
  •   Contact? Sally on 01244 344409

Countryside Walks/Dog Walks Updated

A small group taking in some fresh air with some friendly four legged company.  No cost.

  •   When? Monthly on a Wednesday in different locations 30th January, 13th February, 20th March, 17th April, 22nd May, 19th June, 17th july
  •   Where? Meet outside Chester Train Station to catch the train to different locations each time some walks from Ellesmere Port or Neston area
  •   Contact? Call Sally on 01244 344409 for more information

Newsflash Updated

Local Walks Our VIP's and Volunteers are organising a series of local walks between now and Christmas once a month This is great if you would like to give the walking group a try but don't feel you can manage a long walk Walks will be held in Neston, Chester and Ellesmere Port Chapter will not be providing transport for these walks but a drink will be provided Dogs are welcome to come along Next local walk 24th April - Neston Contact Sally at the Chapter office for further details

  •   When? Next Walk Ellesmere Port Local meeting point TBA 26th September
  •   Where? various locations in Chester, Ellesmere Port and Neston
  •   Contact? For more information please call Sally on 01244 344409.

Knitting and crochet and natter

A members led informal group. Bring along your own projects or we can show you where to start if you haven't tried Knitting or crochet before. Suitable for complete beginners and those who can already knit or crochet. Speak to your key worker for more details

  •   When? Thursday 17/1/19 weekly 1.30-3.30
  •   Where? Wesley Church Chester - In the Cafe
  •   Contact? Sally, Dominique, Wendy, Kay or Sue

Healthy Eating Club Updated

Coming together to cook and eat simple healthy meals. All abilities welcome! Food provided and no charge. http://www.wesleychester.co.uk/

  •   When? Every other Thursday, 11am-2pm
  •   Where? The Wesley Church Centre, St. Johns Street, Chester, CH1 1DA
  •   Contact? Call Dom on 01244 344409 / 07587 133615 for more information

Chester Coffee Mornings

An informal drop-in to chat over a cup of coffee, cake and the occasional crossword or game!   No cost.

  •   When? 11:30am -1:00pm every other Thursday
  •   Where? Hobsons Cafe, Hoole Community Centre, Chester
  •   Contact? Call Dom on 01244 344409 / 07587 133615 for more information.

Allotment work

A small group of people growing vegetables and flowers on an allotment plot. No cost.

  •   When? Every Tuesday any time between 11am-3pm Will start again in Spring
  •   Where? Our allotment, Hoole – contact us for more information
  •   Contact? Call Sally Dom or Kay on 01244 344409