What’s On

Please see below for the Southport Community Centre Events Calendar, which includes details of regular events and activities as well as one-off events.

We are currently in the process of updating our Events Calendar, please check back here for updates soon or alternatively call 01704 517810 for more information.

Please note: Charges may apply to some regular clubs or activities – please check in advance.

Brighter Monday’s

Brighter Mondays is a social isolation programme for people aged 50+ to alleviate isolation and loneliness. The programme is 16 weeks long and covers different activities each week such as arts and craft, shared reading, cookery etc. Participants must be booked onto the course by a staff member so it is not a drop in session, booking is essential. We only run two programmes per year, January and August starts and places fill up fast.

Charlie’s Way

Is a support group for parents/carers of children and young people with learning disabilities. It is run by a local resident who has a child with a learning disability to help other local people. A range of guest speakers are organised to provide information on knowledge on various key issues. This group runs during school term time only.

Snack bar

The snack bar is open to all members of the community. The snack bar sells food and drinks at reasonable prices and is volunteer led, these are also local people. We offer a variety of hot drinks and food such as bacon butties, cheese on toast etc. This runs hand in hand with the games club.

Games club

The games club is open to all members of the community in which people come together to play a variety of games such as dominoes, pool, cards and other board games. We have a large selection of items to choose from! This also runs along the snack bar, where you can purchase food and drinks at very reasonable rates.

Gardening club

‘Can You Dig it’ is Southport Community Centre’s weekly gardening club. Come along and help look after and maintain your local community garden. We grow a large selection of fruit, vegetables and salad items to sell or use within our cookery classes in the centre. There are always jobs for people to do and it’s open to all members of the community.

Men’s group

This group is open to all men from across the local community who wish to take part in a variety of exciting activities such as gardening, physical activity, trips out and other exciting activities. We often have a programme of upcoming activities so please get in touch for more information. We are looking to expand numbers within the group and are currently exploring the opportunity of starting a men’s shed.

High Park arts and craft group

The High Park arts and crafts group was started as a result of the High Park project several years ago and the group continues to meet on a weekly basis. The group participates in various arts and craft activities and often produce items for the community centre to display or support other activities within the centre with materials. For more information please speak to Joe or Daisy.

Cookery courses

Brighter Living as part of Living Well Sefton offer regular cookery classes at the community centre. These courses are free and usually last for 6 weeks, covering a variety of topics and recipes throughout the course. Booking is essential for the cookery classes as they are very popular so please don’t just turn up. Courses are available for anybody aged 18+.

Lunch club

Brighter Living offer a weekly luncheon club to older people (aged 50+), especially those who are isolated or at risk of loneliness. For £4 you get two courses, i.e. a main meal and a dessert with drinks included. We often have some form of entertainment at the end of the meal too. This activity is mainly supported by volunteers who do the cooking and arrange the entertainment.

Film club

Open to all, a weekly film club is held at the community centre showing a variety of classics and modern films to suit all types. We do not charge a fee to watch the film but donations towards refreshments are appreciated. Films start at 2pm prompt but people usually arrive half an hour before to have a chat and a cup of tea.

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