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Our range of activities in local communities across the city are places where you can learn new skills, socialise with new people, and keep your body and mind active.

We work in partnership with a wide range of organisations to run age friendly social activities for any level of experience – so there’s something for everyone.

Dance to Health

Falls Prevention Specialist group. Simple but exciting dance steps to help improve your balance, flexibility and muscle strength. Have fun and a cuppa while at it too. 

Cost: £6 per session, sessions are booked 6 at a time

Frequency: Weekly (term-time)

Activity Level: Low - Moderate. Sessions have a mix of seated and standing exercises. 

Location 

Day 

Time

Old Lakenham Community Centre, NR1 2NG

Every Wednesday 

10:00 - 12:00

Norman Centre, Mile Cross

Every Thursday 

10.00 - 12.00

Pilling Park Community Centre 

Every Thursday 

14.00 - 16.00

If you would like to attend, please let us know, as a very short health questionnaire needs to be completed beforehand.

Old Lakenham Community Centre details

Norman Centre Class details

Pilling Park Class details

 

"Still on the Ball" Walking Football Club

For all the football lovers who haven't played for a while. This is a chance to enjoy the beautiful game in a slower paced, friendly and fun atmosphere. Our team is open to all, including those who have never played football and those who are living with long term health conditions. Family members are also welcome to enjoy light refreshments.

Cost: FREE

Activity Level: Moderate - High

Location Day Time

The Arena, NR7 9AT

Every Thursday 11.00-12.00

Goals, NR1 2GB

Every Wednesday 12.30-13.30

If you would like to attend, please let us know as a very short health questionnaire needs to be completed beforehand.

Heartsease class details

Goals class details

Riverside Multi-Games

Who doesn’t like an opportunity to try different games? At Riverside we have gentle games sessions including table-tennis, boccia, kurling and indoor archery.

Kurling and boccia are also able to be played seated.These activities are always there so you can take your pick or give everything a go! 

Cost: FREE

Frequency: Weekly 

When: Every Tuesday, 11.00am - 12.15pm. 

Where: Riverside Leisure Centre

Activity Level: Low to Moderate. Most games can be done standing or seated,only table tennis is played standing. 

If you would like to attend, please let us know as a very short health questionnaire needs to be completed beforehand.

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Cardio Tone Class

Our Cardio Tone class at Pilling Park Community Centre is open to all levels, feel free to come along and give it a go!

Sessions consist of a full body workout, focusing on aerobic strength and isolated strength training.

Cost: Free

Frequency: Weekly

When: Every Friday 13.00 - 14.00

Where: Pilling Park Community Centre, Pilling Park Road, Norwich, NR1 4PA

Activity Level: Moderate - High

Booking is required 

If you would like to attend, please let us know as a very short health questionnaire needs to be completed beforehand.

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Strength and Balance

NOTICE: We regret to inform you that this group is currently at full capacity and we are not taking any new members at this time. Please consider joining our waiting list or browsing some of our other groups with full availability. 

Our Strength & Balance class at Pilling Park Community Centre is open to all levels, feel free to come along and give it a go!

Cost: Free

Frequency: Weekly

When: Every Thursday 13.00 - 14.00

Where: Pilling Park Community Centre, Pilling Park Road, Norwich, NR1 4PA

Activity Level: Low

Booking is required 

If you would like to attend, please let us know as a very short health questionnaire needs to be completed beforehand.

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SIT-FIT

45-minute fun, friendly, low-impact seated exercise class to music, followed by refreshments and a chance to socialise. 

Location Day Time

Jubilee Community Centre, NR1 2EX

Cost: The first 12 sessions are free and then £2 afterwards

Fully Booked

Wednesday 14:15 – 15:00

St Anne's Crossroads, NR4 7HD

Cost: The first 12 sessions are free and then £2 afterwards

Fully Booked

Thursday 13:35 – 14:30

If you would like to attend, please let us know as a short health questionnaire needs to be completed beforehand.

 

SIT-FIT Jubilee Community Centre

SIT-FIT St Annes Crossroads

SIT 2 STAND FIT

NOTICE: We regret to inform you that this group is currently at full capacity and we are not taking any new members at this time. Please consider joining our waiting list or browsing some of our other groups with full availability.

Tuesdays, 1400 – 1445 at Christ Church Centre, Magdalen Road, NR3 4LA.

Cost:  First 12 sessions free and £2 after 

A 45-minute multi-level class which can cater for all abilities where exercises can be performed either seated, standing or a combination of both followed by 30 minutes of social time where refreshments will be provided.

  • Ideal for those with limited mobility and those looking to help manage long-term health conditions.

  • Each class is designed to help improve strength, balance, flexibility, general fitness levels and wellbeing.

  • All exercises can be performed either seated, standing, or a combination of both, and adapted to suit individual fitness levels.

  • Exercise in a relaxed, friendly environment with full support.

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Spending time with friends in your local community is good for your mental health and our social groups can help you to learn new skills, reignite that passion for a lost hobby, and meet like minded people.

Coach and Horses Lunch Club

NOTICE: We regret to inform you that this group is currently at full capacity and we are not taking any new members at this time. Please consider joining our waiting list or browsing some of our other groups with full availability.

Enjoy an afternoon of board games and bingo alongside a delicious lunch! Contact us to pre-book your space. 

Cost: £5 

Frequency: Monthly

When: Wednesday, 12 noon - 3pm.

Where: Coach and Horse's Pub, Bethel Street

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Lunch Club at The Shoe Makers

Come join us at The Shoe Makers to enjoy a tasty pub lunch!  Meet new people and build new friendships within your community.

Please contact us to book your space.

Frequency: Monthly

When: Third Friday of the month, 12:00 – 15:00

Where: 1 The Lastings, Sandy Lane, Norwich NR4 6EF

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Lunch Club at the Phoenix Centre

Come along to the Phoenix Centre lunch club for an opportunity to socialise, have a hot lunch and receive some information & advice.

Our specialist will be available from 11am-2pm to help provide the support needed to overcome stress and worry.

Lunch is served from 12pm. You will also have the chance to join in with quizzes, games and occasionally bingo. 

Cost: There is no set cost for attending this group or for the lunch, just donate what you can

Frequency: The last Monday of every montth

When: 11.00 - 14.00 

Where: 132A Mile Cross Rd, Upper Hellesdon, Norwich NR3 2LD

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St Stephen's Church Cafe Group

Come along for a cup of tea or just a chat at St Stephen’s café.

Run by wonderful volunteers for anyone who would like to stop by and join. There is no need to book, just come along and meet our friendly group - bring a friend, relative or your befriendee

Keep an eye out for blue lanyards worn by our volunteers.

Cost: Free

Frequency: Weekly

When: Thursdays, 2pm-3pm 

Where: St Stephen’s Church Café, 2 Rampant Horse St, Norwich NR2 

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Communi-Cake

All welcome to join our monthly coffee morning with the opportunity to make new friends, enjoy refreshments and puzzles to exercise your mind!

Cost: Free 

Frequency: Monthly 

When: First Monday of each month  10:30 – 12:30

Where: Cadge Road Community Centre, Cadge Road, North Earlham, Norwich, NR5 8DF

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Coffee Club

NOTICE: We regret to inform you that this group is currently at full capacity and we are not taking any new members at this time. Please consider joining our waiting list or browsing some of our other groups with full availability.

Come along to our monthly coffee morning to meet new friends, have a chat and enjoy a slice of cake.

Special deals available:

- Any hot drink & scone for £4

- Any hot drink & cake for £5

Cost: Free 

Frequency: Monthly 

When: Third Wednesday of each month 10:30 – 12:00

Where: Woods Coffee Bar, 26 Roundtree Close, NR7 8SX

(Fully booked but waiting list in place)

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Get Together at the Garden Centre

An afternoon at Notcutts Garden Centre where you can enjoy a hot drink whilst tucking into a sweet or savoury treat and a look around the garden centre.

Cost: Free

Frequency: Monthly

When: Last Friday of the month, 14:00 – 16:00

Where: Notcutts Garden Centre, Daniels Road, NR4 6QP

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Community Hotspot: Storytime

Come join us in a warm space and listen to a story whilst enjoying a bite to eat and a warm drink! Afterwards, talk to other members about your favourite authors or books and even swap them with one another!

Dementia friendly group

Cost: Free

Frequency: Monthly

When: 4th Monday of the month, 13:30 – 15:30

Where: Christ Church, Magdalen Road, NR3 4LA

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Community Hotspot: Reminiscence

Join us at Christ Church and take a step back in time! Reminisce about your childhood and all things great about the “good ole days”. Enjoy this all over a warm drink and a bite to eat.

Dementia friendly group.

Cost: Free

Frequency: Monthly

When: 2nd Monday of the month, 13:30 – 15:30

Where: Christ Church, Magdalen Road, NR3 4LA

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"Veteran's Recall" Military Reminiscence Group

NOTICE: We regret to inform you that this group is currently at full capacity and we are not taking any new members at this time. Please consider joining our waiting list or browsing some of our other groups with full availability.

At this Dementia Friendly group, we bring together retired military personnel to reminisce and share fantastic stories.

Serving military personnel aged 50+ are also welcome, as well as partners and other family members of those who were / are in the military.

Cost: Free

Frequency: Monthly

When: First Friday of every month, 10.30am - 12.00pm

Where: Pilling Park Community Centre, Pilling Park Road, Norwich, NR1 4PA

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"Still on the Ball" Football Reminiscence Group

Norwich has some rich history and so does its football club, the Canaries.

At this dementia friendly club we share some fantastic memories, play games, participate in quizzes and discuss everything Norwich City Football Club.

Fans of other football clubs are also welcome.

A must for all football fans in Norwich aged 50+. This group is also Dementia Friendly.

Cost: Free 

Frequency: Monthly 

When: First Thursday of the month, 1.30pm - 3pm.

Where: 59-ers Room,Norwich City Football Club, Carrow Road 

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Arty Party

NOTICE: We regret to inform you that this group is currently at full capacity and we are not taking any new members at this time. Please consider joining our waiting list or browsing some of our other groups with full availability.

We invite you to explore your creative side at our monthly Arts and Crafts club. All basic-level and will feature a different activity each session. Materials and refreshments will be provided.

Cost: Free 

Frequency: Monthly 

When: First Wednesday of each Month 10:30 – 12:30

Where: Buxton Lodge, NR6 7DB.

(Fully booked but waiting list in place)

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Arty Party 2

NOTICE: We regret to inform you that this group is currently at full capacity and we are not taking any new members at this time. Please consider joining our waiting list or browsing some of our other groups with full availability.

We invite you to explore your creative side at our monthly Arts and Crafts club. All basic-level and will feature a different activity each session. Materials and refreshments will be provided.

Cost: Free 

Frequency: Monthly 

When: First Friday of each Month 13:00 – 15:00

Where: The Narthex, Cathedral of St John the Baptist, NR2 2RA

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Booking details

Email Us or Call 01603 496333 if you'd like to join any of our activity groups and we'll get you booked on! Our lines are open between 10.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.

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