Following concerns about the increase in social isolation and loneliness in communities, GPs are being encouraged to prescribe trips to lunch clubs and museums as part of new measures to tackle the problem. Read and view more from the BBC There is also evidence that learning basic computer and internet skills can reduce loneliness.
There are lots of activities, which might interest you, on this website on the following pages:
‘Local events’ has listings and you can visit your local venues’ websites on this page, too.
The ‘Groups’ pages on the ‘Information hub’ might also interest you.
Don’t forget, the HARCVS events diary has lots of local activities. Visit their website: http://www.harcvs.org.uk/Regularevents