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  • Wednesday 11th April 10-11.15 am Community Gathering at Market Harborough Golf Club, Great Oxendon Road, Market Harborough LE16 8NB
  • Community Gathering Thursday 10th May 2-3.15 pm Community Church, Bath St, MH LE16 9JL. There will be a chance to sing for those who want to join in.
  • Trading Standards advice on doorstep crime and scams – how these crimes occur, how to recognise someone is a victim and ways to prevent being a victim, 2-4pm on Wednesday 16th May open to clients and volunteers, please let us know if you would like to join us.
VASL Social Transport

VASL Social Transport

We normally offer transport for events which include our clients, but we do need to know one week in advance that you are joining us.

Please let us know that you are attending events even if you don’t need transport so that we can make sure that we reserve enough space for us all.


Events run by other organisations

We are not responsible for the following events, please contact the organisation direct.

 A Band Concert with Tea and Refreshments

Harborough TWENTY 12 Lions Club are hosting Fleckney Silver Band for a free concert for Seniors at the Jubilee Hall, Congregational Church, Bowden Lane, on Sunday 22nd April at 2.30pm.  Seating is limited so tickets should be obtained from the Library or Bray & Bray 51 High Street or ring Mary Darcy 01858 466836.

Good Old Days

Tea Dance/Bingo/Tea (over 65s)

2 to 4.00pm on: Please note this is now a quarterly event not monthly, the next one should be 29th June but this has not been confirmed to us.

Contact Details: 01858 82 82 82 HDC Active Together Team

Address: Jubilee Hall, Congregational Church, Bowden Lane, MH, LE16 7JD

The Council is also promoting

  • New Age Kurling Session, Broughton Astley and Market Harborough
  • Wheels for All indoor inclusive cycling event, Lutterworth
  • Walking Football, Kibworth

More information on their website

IMG_6222Onyx Cafe Lubenham

It is run entirely by village volunteers and there is lovely cake, tea/coffee and local produce available. Jenny and I can recommend the blueberry cake !

Each month they raise money for a different charity so if you need to chat someone, and want to help a community cause it’s a good place to consider. Everyone was really friendly.



Groups run by other organisations

We try to keep this information up to date, but you should always contact the group before making a journey.

You can search for groups and activities on the VAL website, you can filter the results by location and the type of activity that you are interested in.

Harborough Sports

Harborough Council run various activities across the District for the over 50’s  eg; badminton, bowling, walking groups, Wild Spaces gardening see their details here:

Contact Details: The Active Together Team on 01858 82 82 82

Address: Harborough District Council Chamber, The Symington Building


New Age Kurling

Starting 20th February at Harborough Leisure CentreTuesdays 1.30-2.30pm £2


Age Concern Lutterworth’s events for older people

About: Age Concern Lutterworth & District is a small independent local charity and has been helping older people in the area for the last 53 years.

Weblink: http://www.ageconcernlutterworth.org.uk/

Address: 7 High Street, Lutterworth, LE17 4AT


Address St Dionysius Parish Hall on Coventry Road

About Last Sunday of the month, tea, talk and company from 2.30pm.  Transport can be provided, please ring David Palmer on 07505 968767.  There is no charge  but donations welcome.  Organised by the Anglican Parishes in Harborough.

Harborough Evangelical Church

About: The Church organises events for over 50s once a month  and information about these will go up on their website

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Address: Harborough Evangelical Church, 121 Bath Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 9JL


The Listening Team and Friendship in Loss

Weekly drop in for people who are going through bereavement and a monthly lunch for those who have been bereaved in the last year

Address St Mary’s church Lutterworth

Details click  Friendship in Loss

Board Games

Games Together in MH Library every Wednesday afternoon.

Join others in a friendly game of Scrabble, Ludo, Chess and more. Drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm!

Scrabble Club at Lutterworth Library every Tuesday from 1pm, free.

No need to book for either venue, just turn up!

The Reader

About: Shared reading groups in some Leicestershire libraries

Weblink: http://www.thereader.org.uk/where-we-work/east-midlands.aspx

Address: various

 Steady Steps

A rejuvenating exercise programme helping to develop strength and balance, MH Squash Club Mondays 11.30-12.30 or Lutterworth Pavilion, Tuesdays 1-2pm £2.50.  For more info call Vanessa on 07764968544 or email vanessa_freeth@hotmail.com.  Booking is essential.

Best Life

For adults of all ages with a diagnosis of a long term health condition, a drop in session with free complementary therapies and a chance to relax and unwind.

Timings  Broughton Astley 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month, 10.00am-12.30pm,

Lutterworth 4th Tuesday of the month 10.00am-12.30pm

Contact Details: Audrey Larkins email or phone 07582 143622

Address  contact organiser for details


Tai Chi Qigong Classes

Gentle exercise, often described as ‘moving meditation’,  the class is led by Best Life which offers ‘ A helping hand with long-term health conditions’.  £5 per session

Timings Thursday morning. Contact organiser for time.

Contact Details: Audrey Larkins email or phone 07582 143622

Address The Cottage, Broughton Astley Village Hall.


Wild Spaces in Great Glen 

An opportunity to support the Community Wildspaces in Great Glen.  A chance to be active and help wildlife, find out more here

Timings WEDNESDAYS 9.30 – 11.30 am

Contact Details: To confirm venue:  ceemartin1@aol.com   0116 259 3563

Address Meet at the end of The Nook for Burton Brook WildSpace


We would recommend that you contact the groups beforehand to ensure that they are still going ahead. We are not responsible for any of these groups or their activities


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