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Young at Heart events and services


Young at Heart clubs run in Cross Heath, Hanley, Kidsgrove, Meir Heath, Abbey Hulton, Tunstall and Hartshill, offering the opportunity to socialise over a hot drink or a light lunch, meet new people and take part in a range of activities to improve your health and wellbeing. The project also offers telephone befriending.

Please visit our Young at Heart Facebook page for the latest news. 

Our groups

Abbey Hulton Young at Heart group, Breathe New Life Church, Leek Road, Abbey Hulton, ST2 8BY

Meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month. Upcoming 2022 dates: 4th & 28th April, 12th & 26th May and 9th 1& 23rd June.
Time: 10am until 1pm
Fee: £2 per session
Features entertainment, activities or a guest speaker. Hot snacks available (not included in the session cost).

Cross Heath Young at Heart group at Cross Heath Methodist Church, King Street, ST5 9HQ

2022 dates: 7th & 21st April, 19th May and 16th & 30th June, then every other Thursday
Time: 11am until 1pm
Fee: £3 per session, including snack
We have either activities or a guest speaker along with refreshments and biscuits.

Guitar group, Sacred Heart R C Church, 13 Queen's Ave, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 6EE, also live streams via Zoom for people who cannot attend in person
Every Wednesday
Time: 1pm until 3:30pm
Fee: £10 per month (includes streaming via Zoom)


Hanley Young at Heart Luncheon Club, Sacred Heart Community Centre, Jasper Street, Hanley, ST1 3DB
2022 dates: Every other Monday - 4th April, 16th & 30th May and 13th & 27th June
Time: 11.45am until 2.30pm
Fee: £4.00 for 2 courses
New members must call to book placement: 07469 150001 or 01782 269990.
The Hanley lunch club has been awarded a food hygeine rating of five out of five.

Kidsgrove Friendship Club, Kidsgrove Town Hall Liverpool Road, Kidsgrove, ST7 4EL

2022 dates: 26th April, then the last Tuesday of every month
Time: 2pm until 4pm
Fee: £2 per session
We have either entertainment, activities or a guest speaker along with refreshments, biscuits and bingo.


Meir Young at Heart group, St Francis Church, Sandon Road, Meir, ST3 7LH

2022 dates: 5th & 19th April, 3rd, 17th & 31st May and 14th & 28th June then every other Tuesday
Time: 2pm until 4pm
Fee: £2 per session
We have either entertainment, activities or a guest speaker along with refreshments, biscuits and bingo.

Hartshill Social Group, The Minton Centre (Behind Holy Trinity Church), Minton Street, Hartshill, ST4 7NN
2022 dates: first Tuesday of each month
Time: 2pm until 4pm
Fee: £2

Allotment group - tbc

All of the venues are fully accessible, but if you would like assistance or transport to help you attend please call Young at Heart on 01782 269990.

Telephone befriending service

Young at Heart’s telephone befriending service offers companionship and support for people who are socially isolated for a variety of reasons. Volunteers call people once a week for a chat or to simply keep them company.

Get involved - volunteer with Young at Heart 





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