Our Friends & Neighbours Project helps people to feel more connected by supporting them to make new friends through sharing skills and interests with others.

Members at Hampton Court

Our Friends & Neighbours Project can help you to lead a full and active social life by connecting you with others who have similar hobbies and interests. Whether you want to to meet new people, take a trip or learn a new skill, we offer a huge range of events, activities and clubs to keep you busy. With the help of our dedicated volunteers, more than 250 people are involved in this project.

Below is a list of our regular activities. For venue details and to register for any of the groups, please call Ximena Chiesa on 020 8969 9105 or email xchiesa@aukc.org.uk.

Language Classes

  When? Where?
English Conversation Lessons - Intermediate/Advanced Wednesdays, 2:30-4pm Earl's Court
Italian Lessons - Beginner Mondays, 3:30-5pm Ladbroke Grove
French Lessons - Intermediate Tuesdays, 10-12pm North Kensington
Spanish Lessons - Beginner Wednesdays, 12-1:30pm Ladbroke Grove
Spanish Lessons - Intermediate Wednesdays, 2:30-4pm Ladbroke Grove
Spanish Speakers' Group (fluent speakers) Fridays, 12:30-3:30pm Chelsea

Social Groups

  When? Where?
Lunch Club Tuesdays 12:30/2:30pm Earl's Court
Lunch Club Second Tuesday of the month, 12:30-1:30pm North Kensington
Lunch Club Last Wednesday of the month, 12:30-1:30pm North Kensington
Bingo Second Tuesday of the month, 2-4pm North Kensington
Bingo Last Wednesday of the month, 1:30-2:30pm North Kensington
Afternoon Tea & Bingo First Friday of the month, 2-4:30pm Earl's Court
OLGBT* Group (*Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender) Second Sunday of the month, 12:30-2:30pm For information, call Tasio Cabello on 020 8969 9105

Knitting Clubs

  When? Where?
Knitting Club Thursdays, 10:30-12:30pm North Kensington

Computers & Technology

  When? Where?
Internet Cafe Monday to Friday, 10-4pm North Kensington
Computer Lessons Wednesdays, 10-1pm North Kensington
Digital Clinics Last Friday of the month, two sessions Different venues


  When? Where?
Concert & Afternoon Tea Third Thursday of the month,
St Cuthbert's Church, 50 Philbeach Gardens,
Earl's Court, SW5 9EB

You can also see more about our events on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages!

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the Friends & Neighbours Project, please click here for more information.