Social & Interests

Walking Group re-start 24th July 2020

We’re pleased to announce the walking group is re-starting from Friday 24th July 2020 However, as you will appreciate, there have been a number of changes put in place in order to protect the health and wellbeing of both walk leaders and walkers. Details below. All walkers MUST re-register by completing a new registration form […]

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Smithy’s Bereavement Group

Have you had a bereavement and are looking for support? Smithy’s Bereavement Group meets at the Lighthouse Project on the last Friday of every month. They next meet on Friday 31st January – why don’t you join them for a chat and refreshments? For more information contact the Group Organiser Wendy on 07482543189.

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Christmas Meet Up 2019

Come on down to the Lighthouse Project today and enjoy the screening of the hilarious Christmas film “The Nativity “. It’s a real cinema experience with hot dogs, popcorn and sweets galore! Don’t miss out, don’t stay in, come out and join the celebrations!

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Walking and talking – its simple really!

When people first hear that we run a walking group from the Lighthouse Project that initial interest can quickly be followed by thoughts of …’Oh, I’m not sure I’m a good walker’, or ‘I’m not sure I could do that’, but… our walking group is different. Why? Because we work hard to make it really

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Table Tennis for everyone

Table Tennis for everyone This week sees the launch of a new regular activity event at the Lighthouse Project – Table Tennis for everyone. Thanks to a kind donation of a new table from Sports England we are running weekly table tennis sessions for everyone, beginners and more experienced players alike. Here are Hamed and

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Come & join our ‘Best Foot Forward’ walking group

The recent launch of the Lighthouse Project walking group ‘Best Foot Forwards’ has been a great success. Come along every Friday 12-1:30pm From the first walk arranged around Boarshaw and Mills Hill, via the canal, the group has become a weekly favourite for the growing number of local people who are attending. The aim of

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Come and enjoy our Photography club

Middleton Photography club has been running at the Lighthouse Project for a long while now, it is well established but always open to new members whether you are a complete beginner or somebody who wants a bit more support. The group meet weekly on a Wednesday afternoon, between 1pm – 3pm and they do a

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Better Together on Friday afternoons

Come to our games and a social on a Friday afternoon We are relaunching our Games and Social sessions on a Friday afternoon between 1pm – 3pm. The afternoon is open for anyone to attend to have a brew and a chat, play boards games, interact with others in a social setting. Bring out your

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Spin a Yarn – textile taster sessions

Starting this week at the Lighthouse Project (Thursday 11th) we are running a series of textile taster sessions called ‘Spin a Yarn’, where you can explore different aspects of textiles including stitching techniques, block printing and local history. Come along and bring a friend, no prior experience necessary. The sessions start on Thursday 11th June

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April – Lighthouse is a fantastic place

I joined the Middleton Photography group about 18 months ago and have really enjoyed the times I have spent with the group. I have learned how to use a digital camera on manual settings etc, and have taken some good pictures on our outings and whilst at the club. We have also learnt about Photoshop.

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Wednesday with Friends – social group

Come along to our new social group called – Wednesday with friends The group is based in the Lighthouse Project and meets on a Wednesday afternoon starting from 1pm. It is open to new visitors and is intended to be an informal time of socialising, conversation and activities with refreshments. The idea behind Wednesday with

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Poetry Group – Monday 20th October

POETRY GROUP at the Lighthouse The poetry group is open to anyone to attend no matter whether you are interested in reading, writing or just listening to poetry. It is held in an informal setting and everyone is encouraged. No previous experience is necessary. All you have to do is come along and attend. Come

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Lighthouse photographer wins Cathedral prize

Lighthouse Photographer wins Cathedral Prize Kevin Gilbo who is a member of the Middleton Photography club, which meets at Lighthouse Project every Wednesday, has recently won top prize in Manchester Cathedrals ‘Capture the Cathedral’ photography competition, with a picture of ‘the Angel Stone’. Visiting the Cathedral Kevin saw that they were running a photography competition

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Railway group meet fellow modeller Pete Waterman

A contingent of members from the Heywood Railway Model Group (hmrg) recently rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous with an invitation to visit Pete Waterman’s famous Leamington Spa railway layout somewhere out in the Cheshire countryside. The music and railway maestro was on hand to show the hmrg members how to work the layout

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Middleton Photography Group 1st Birthday

Our Middleton Photography group has been running here at the Lighthouse for just about a year now, and to celebrate the groups 1st Birthday they are having a party on Wednesday 24th July from 1pm. Everyone is welcome, even if you are a complete beginner or a regular visitor, to hear about how the group

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