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Activities – Chapter

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

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  

  •   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

Fun Maths

Fun Maths sessions starting 9th April.There will be lots of games to play with a numerical emphasis for those that enjoy working with numbers or the opportunity to improve skills if required. Please contact the office or Dominique for further details.

  •   When? Tuesday 1-2pm (every other) from 9th April
  •   Where? Festival Church, Queens Street, Chester.
  •   Contact? Call Dominique on 01244 344409 / 07587 133615 for more information.

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 January - Chester Zoo February - Cadbury World March - Llangollen June - Park in the Past July - Park in the Past With the exception of the Chester Zoo visit 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

Cinema Club Updated

Cinema Club will be centred around watching a quality film followed by group discussion and offers a place for film lovers to gather and share their love of movies. If you have an interest then please speak to your Key Worker, text Dominique or ring the office to reserve your place. Next session will be on 3rd April 2019.

  •   When? 12:30 - 3pm every other Wednesday
  •   Where? Festival Church, Queens Street, Chester (side entrance via alleyway)
  •   Contact? Call/text Dominique on 01244 344409 / 07587 133615 for more information.

Relaxation Classes Updated

Great News! These classes will begin again from the 6th February 2019 until 10th July 2019. http://www.beehivehealthcare.co.uk/

  •   When? 12pm – 1pm every other Wednesday from 6th February 2019
  •   Where? Beehive Healthcare, Northgate Avenue, Chester CH2 2DX.
  •   Contact? Call Dom on 01244 344409 / 07587 133615 to book your place

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 Dates as follows 26th September                Ellesmere Port Local  Walk 31st October                       Neston Local  Walk 28th November                  Chester Local  Walk 19th December                  Ellesmere Port Local Walk 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. If popular we hope to turn this into a longer term activity group for service users

  •   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.

Book Club

A like-minded group of people chatting about their favourite books. Free coffee and cake. No cost.

  •   When? 11-12pm every other Friday
  •   Where? Hobsons Cafe, Hoole Community Centre, Chester
  •   Contact? Call Dominique 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