Harrogate

Ageing Well project activities     Age Uk North Yorkshire

A variety of activities for people over 50 years of age

Age UK Writing Group    01423 502253

Writing for pleasure: short stories, poetry, a novel. ‘Come along and share your writing with others and discover new ways of telling your stories’.

Beekeeping courses    www.hrbka.org.uk   01423 866565 or 567315

There are one day ‘taster’ courses, week-end courses and a long course for beginners.

Board games group

Come and play board games on Wednesdays 10.30 – 12md  in Harrogate library

Coffee and Conversation group

Meets every Tuesday  10-30 – 11.30am in Harrogate library   £1 for tea or coffee

Craft for all ages and abilities

Meets every Thursday 10.00 – 11.45am in Harrogate library

Dance classes   07977 042970

‘Try something fun, new and social to do in the evening. Latin and ballroom lessons for all levels’.

Dancing for Well-being   01423 531235    Age Uk North Yorkshire

Dancing – seated or standing. Ideal for people with mobility/balance problems

English Language Conversation group

Is English your second language? Come and practise/improve your conversation. Mondays 2 – 3pm in Harrogate library

Harrogate Chess Club     01423 538142  e-mail: harrogatechessclub@hotmail.co.uk

‘New members always welcome simply turn up on a Monday evening’.

Harrogate Civic Society  www.harrogatecivicsociety.org   01423 504079

‘It is a voluntary and completely independent organisation that exists to enhance the character and amenities of the town while protecting and preserving its valuable heritage.

Harrogate Lions Club   www.lions105c.org.uk/harrogate   0845 833 7893

Meetings held on the first Thursday of the month.

Harrogate Multiple Sclerosis Society    www.mssociety.org.uk     07957 659433

‘Ideas galore’! A variety of activities and trips.

Harrogate Old Time & Sequence Dance Club   01423 505816

Every Thursday at St Joseph’s Church Hall, Skipton Road

Harrogate Ramblers   www.harrogateramblers.org.uk   01423  540696

Harrogate Rambling Club   www.harrogateramblingclub.org.uk     01943 464022

Explore Yorkshire’s fells and moors during ‘Challenging walks (12-15 miles) at a good pace’.

Harrogate Ramblers   www.harrogateramblers.org.uk     01423 540696

See the website for the programme or contact by telephone

Harrogate Stray Probus Club   01423 866323

Welcomes ‘retired or semi-retired people who are interested in joining them for talks, outings, discussions and fellowship’.

Knaresborough Camera Club   http://www.knaresboroughcameraclub.blogspot.co.uk/

Photographers of all levels meet on Wednesday evenings

Knaresborough & District Men’s Forum  

Meets at 10am every Tuesday at Knaresborough House  for coffee, chat & a talk.

North Yorkshire Fell Club   01765 698961

Telephone for details and meeting times

Over 60’s Singing Group

Details from St Peter’s Church

Ramblers     www.ramblers.org.uk    020 7339 8500

‘Stretch your legs and take a breather from the world’

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS)      01423 862974

‘Do you want some fun exercise for body and mind? Then you may be interested in Scottish country dancing’.

University of the Third Age (U3A)     www.u3a-harrogate.org.uk      01423 871673  or  522820

‘The U3A is an organisation which enables members to share educational, creative and leisure activities’.

Victoria Bridge Club   01423 883546     e-mail: victoriabridgeclub@yahoo.co.uk

New members welcome

Walk Out Well 50   01423 502253 (Age UK)

Walks for varying degrees of fitness. Telephone for details of walks and venues

Yorkshire Bridge   www.yorkshirebridge.com   07775 892720

Bridge courses from beginner to advanced. ‘Bridge is a game for all ages – the emphasis is having fun and learning in a friendly, sociable environment’.