Finding Friendship with Age Concern

With the increase in loneliness appearing to be an ongoing concern during the 21st century, we are committed to supporting the elderly community. Befriending is our way to support those in later years who have found themselves feeling isolated sometimes due to situations beyond their control. Our befriending team has...

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Craft Group

The Wednesday Craft Group has been running for many years. Gentle craft together and a time of sharing stories and developing friendships. All with a great cup of coffee or...

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Bingo

Traditional Bingo amongst friends is on offer on a Wednesday and Friday afternoon. The club welcomes new people to join and there is always a friendly face and new friendships to be...

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Technology Club

The Technology Club is a group of individuals who want to learn more. No two group sessions are the same and the idea is that individuals learn from a volunteer with more technology experience than themselves. As time goes on people learn from one another. A welcoming and friendly group...

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Finding a New Friend: Real Life Stories

Befriending changes lives but don’t just take our word for it, read about the real life experiences of people who have asked for our help.  Joe and Justine Genuine friends don’t demand money but are instead generous with their time and will listen. Joe had run into financial difficulty after...

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Bridge Club

Come and play some bridge. All levels of expertise are welcome and the group are friendly, welcoming and open to helping someone knew understand the game and practice. Join the Bridge Club, socialise, make new friends and improve your card shark...

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Beading Buddies

Come on in and join the fun! Beading Buddies is a great way to learn about beading and jewellery while making new friends! Whether you are a complete beginner or beading at an advanced level we welcome you to our weekly club. All of the proceeds go to Age Concern...

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Knit & Natter

Come on in and join the fun! Whether you are a needlework expert or just want to make new friends and enjoy a good chat over a cuppa, we meet every Tuesday to knit blankets and miniature hats for the Innocent Smoothie Appeal. All of the proceeds go to our...

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Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday Coffee Morning

We welcome you to be a part of the Age Concern Colchester family, filled with laughter, new friendships  and copious amounts of tea, coffee and cake! Our coffee morning has been running for over 40 years, and all of the proceeds help to keep our services in the local community...

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