- Digging for Health
- Firwood and District Residents Association -
- Bar and Grill
- Friday Lunch Club
- Late Lunch
- Wednesday Coffee Morning
- Making Space -
- Carers Support Group
- Dementia Drop In
- Get Arty and Crafty
- Healthy Living Group
- Hope Chapel Activity Group/Café
- Music Group / Dementia Café
- Springhead Carers Support Group
- Let's Go For a Walk
- Oldham Community Leisure - Easy Does It Activities
- Saddleworth Carers Group
- The Memory Service -
- Healthy Living Group
- Walk & Talk in the Park
- Post-diagnostic Services Drop-in Sessions
- Oldham Early Onset Dementia Drop-in Café
- The Memory Management Group (referral only)
- Wednesday Coffee Morning
The Digging for Health Project is a community gardening and food growing initiative based at The Hub, at Alexandra Park. You can learn how to grow your own food, access fresh produce, be more active, find out about eating more healthily or simply enjoy the garden setting. The Hub, Alexandra Park is located within Alexandra Park - accessed via the Kings Road Gate.
Phone: 0161 770 3067
Phone: 0161 284 2275
Phone: 0161 652 0965
The Bar and Grill is an early evening meal out. It is run once a month on a Tuesday from 4:30pm. - 6:30pm. at Bar and Grill, Chadderton. It is a great way to get out and socialise. For more information about the Bar & Grill, Chadderton or for details of the next meal.
Meets each Friday in term time from 12.00pm. – 2.00pm. for lunch. This is another intergenerational activity run by volunteers from the Firwood and District Residents’ Association.
Lunch is prepared in school and consists of fruit juice, soup, roast meat lunch with 5 vegetables from local allotments, pudding, tea/coffee, chocolates and cake if it’s a birthday celebration. Diabetic needs are catered for.
Wednesday Coffee Morning
Meets each Wednesday from 10.00am. – 12.00pm. Drop in for a chat – all welcome! Wednesday Coffee Morning is run at Mills Hill Baptist Church, Mills Hill Road Middleton, M24 2FD.
There is disabled access to the building and toilet facilities.
A great way to have fun and get active around Oldham’s fantastic parks and countryside locations. Walk your way to a healthier lifestyle.back to top
The service will help to introduce people to social & community activities which match their hobbies & interests. Working in partnership with other dementia specialist agencies to ensure that users are fully supported regarding accessing groups and activities that they are interested in and that are suitable to meet their needs. The service aims to provide a needs-led, person centred service that encompasses all areas in which clients require assistance, particularly around their leisure activities, and allows them to access services at all agencies that can provide help and assistance.
Making Space office
Phone: 0161 633 2403
Phone: 07779 986624
Phone: 07966 887152
Dementia Drop In
Drop in for a chat, tea/coffee and biscuits. Come and relax and start the week on the right foot. Every Monday, 10.00am. – 12.00.pm. St Herbert’ Court, Wellington St, Chadderton, OL9 0JD.
Healthy Cooking Group
This group is run in conjunction with the Memory Service and is a healthy cooking group. Every other Monday, 1.00pm. – 3.00pm. Mills Hill Church, Mills Hill Road, Middleton, M24 2FD.
Walk and Talk Group
A lovely walk and a friendly chat in the wonderful Chadderton Hall Park. Every Tuesday, 1.30pm. – 3.00.pm. Meet at the Café, Chadderton Hall Park, off Chadderton Hall Road, Burnley Lane, Oldham, OL9 0QB.
Drop in session
Come along and have a cup of tea and a chat. Ring Paul on 0161 633 2403 for details of which location is being used for the Wednesday you wish to attend. Every Wednesday, 10.00am. – 12.00.pm. Trinity House, Godson Street, Oldham Or Aster House, Aster Street, Oldham.
Drop in session
Music, quizzes and light hearted fun. Every Wednesday, 1.30pm. – 3.00pm. Hopwood Court Housing 21, Thornham Road, Shaw, OL2 7LR.
Carers Support Group
A support group for carers to obtain advice and information on any issues that may be affecting them, or just a space to sit, relax and have an informal chat. Every other Thursday 6.00pm. – 8.00pm. Charles Morris House, Failsworth, Oldham, M35 9GR.
Music Group / Dementia Cafe
Come and have a sing or simply listen – bring along an instrument if you have one, we’d love to hear you play or sing but mainly – bring yourself and come and have a good time – you do not have to be musical to enjoy this group believe me!! Every Friday, 1.00pm. – 3.00pm. St. Herbert’s Court, Wellington Street, Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 0JD.back to top
The Easy Does It Activities are suitable for all ages, shapes and sizes and are a fun, sociable way to add variety to your exercise routine and meet new friends. There are various activities so choose an activity you enjoy that fits in with your lifestyle.back to top
Why not come along and join this great circle of supporters. Meeting fortnightly in Uppermill, there are activities available at each meeting including talks, quizzes, games, outings or party celebrations.back to top
A weekly social meeting place where people living with dementia and related conditions, their carers, family and friends can seek helpful support in a friendly informal environmentback to top
The Memory Service
Phone: 0161 716 2792
This fortnightly group walk offers a chance for people with a diagnosis of dementia to get together in a relaxed environment, take part in some light exercise and provide mutual advice and support. The walk takes place come rain or shine every alternative Thursday 1:30pm – 3:00pm. Meet at the Pavilion Café, Chadderton Hall Park, Burnley Lane, Chadderton, OL9 0QB.
Are you concerned about any memory problems? Come along for a friendly chat and advice these drop-in sessions 9:30am -12:30pm.
- Every 1st Thursday of the month at Oldham Library
- Every 2nd Thursday of the month at Failsworth Library
- Every 3rd Thursday of the month at Lees Library
- Every 4th Thursday of the month at Chadderton Library
- Every 5th Thursday at Oldham Library
A relaxed and informal environment for anyone needing support, information or advice about young onset dementia. Bring a friend or family member as all are welcome for a cup of tea, lunch and a chat
11:00am – 1:00pm on 1st Thursday of every month at the Salt Cellar Cafe, 11a Church Lane Oldham OL1 3AN.
The Memory Management Group provides support and practical strategies to enable people to live as independently as possible in an open and relaxed space for people to discuss their concerns.
Two group sessions are run over eight weeks - Tuesday & Wednesday at Tandleview Court in Royton.back to top
This information is provided by the individual service providers and is correct at time of publishing. This website is updated at regular intervals to reflect changes made. Please contact the service directly to confirm service details.
If you would like to inform Age UK Oldham of any changes please do so by email or telephone:
- 0161 622 9309