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What is the Ageing Well Centre?

The Ageing Well Centre - formerly known as the Farnworth Learning and Activities Centre - is a warm and welcoming space for Bolton's over 50s to socialise and try new activities. 

  • Art & craft workshops
  • Sequence tea dance
  • Computer classes
  • Music classes
  • Creative, physical and social activities
  • Room hire
  • Rehearsal space

Get a full list of our community activities here.

Get a full list of our physical activities here. 

What makes it special:
  • Community resource
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Opportunities to build new friendships
  • Fully trained volunteers
  • Free car park
  • Accessible building
How to access:

Check out our:

Physical Activity classes

Lunch Groups

Creative & Leisure Activity classes

Rooms for Hire

Are you looking for a meeting room to hire? We have two small meeting rooms on the ground floor. We also have the main hall on the ground floor with onsite catering facilities, tables and chairs. This room also divides into two by a partition.

Please ring our Centre Manager for further details on 01204 701525 or email 


Share your passion

We’re always looking to develop new courses/activities. If you have a hobby or pastime, a creative skill or knowledge that you feel might be of interest to others and that you’re willing to share, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

To find out more about our complete programme of courses and activities, or to discuss your ideas, please contact our Centre Manager on 01204 701525 or email