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Lunch clubs and pop ins - Bournemouth & Christchurch

This factsheet signposts the reader to lunch clubs, pop-ins, and social opportunities that exist within the Bournemouth and Christchurch community.

Bournemouth

Age UK lunch clubs & pop-ins

Age UK operates several Lunch Clubs and Pop-Ins across Bournemouth and offers an ideal opportunity to meet new friends and socialise on a regular basis. The clubs vary in size and activities but aim to cater for all tastes and interests. Some clubs are organised by volunteers and members themselves. Transport is available to those who are unable to make their own way to a club. The services are not suitable to those with Dementia.

Lunch Clubs & Pop-Ins

Turbary Park Lunch Club – Tuesday & Thursday 10.30am – 3pm.
Charminster Pop-In – Wednesday 2pm-4pm
Ensbury Park Pop-In – Thursday 2pm-4pm
Pub Lunches – Door to door transport service taking groups to various local pubs and restaurants on alternate Tuesdays.

For further details contact Sarah Carroll 01202 530530 email: sarah.c@acbournemouth.org


Boscombe, Springbourne, & Southbourne

Brendoncare Social Clubs – Bournemouth

The Happy Monday Club meets on a Monday between 2pm – 4pm at St Andrews Church Centre, Millhams Road, Kinson, BH10 7LN. Leaders name: Jill Staton Tel: 01202 574638.

Haviland Springers meets on a Thursday at St Georges Wellspring Centre, 118 Haviland Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH7 6HW. Leaders name: Tony Hanson Tel: 01202 722211. Transport available for this club.

Pelhams Energisers meets on a Wednesday between 2pm – 4pm at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, Manor Farm Road, Kinson, BH10 7LF. Leaders name Pauline Walton 01202 944860.

Pub Club meets on a Thursday between 10.30am – 12 noon at The Libertine, 1 Alumhurst Road, Westbourne BH4 8EL. Leaders name: Tony Hanson Tel: 01202 722211.


Winton Friendship Club meets on a Tuesday between 2pm – 4pm at Winton YMCA,
1-7 Jameson Road, Winton, BH9 2QD. Leaders name Delia Miller Tel: 01202 294267

£4 per meeting. Transport will no longer be subsidised but some of the clubs do organise taxis on behalf of members, so the cost can be shared. For further details contact:

Volunteer Manager: Tony Hanson 
Brendon Club Dorset
275 Ashley Road
Parkstone
Poole
BH14 9DS
Tel: 01202 722211
Email: ClubPoole@brendoncare.org.uk 
www.brendoncare.org.uk


Café Wellspring

St George’s Methodist Church
Haviland Road
Boscombe
Bournemouth
Tel: 01202 391220
Email: Office@stgeorgesboscombe.org
www.stgeorgesboscombe.org

The café is open Monday – Friday 10.30am – 1.30pm for hot drinks and light snacks. Hot three course meals are available every 2nd and 3rd Thursday in each month and every 1st and 4th Friday of each month. There is also a Monday special – 5 breakfast items for £1.75, served from 10.30-11.30am.


East Cliff United Reform Church

Holdenhurst Rd
Bournemouth
BH8 8AW
Tel: 01202 290046

Lunch Club every other Friday, £3.50 for a two course meal plus tea or coffee. Contact office for further details.


Oasis Coffee Morning

The Shaw Suite
St Swithuns Centre
Gervis Road
Bournemouth
BH1 3ED
Email: office@BournemouthFamilyChurch.org 
www.bournemouthfamilychurch.org

Coffee morning run by Bournemouth Family Church, meets: Thursdays 10.30am – noon, for further details contact 01202 259704.

 

Rosebery Park Baptist Church Wednesday Welcome

812 Christchurch Road
Boscombe
Bournemouth

Meets on a Wednesday for a weekly drop-in coffee morning between 11am – 12.30pm. Friendly atmosphere to meet new friends. For more information call: 01202 429478.

 

Bournemouth Centre


Richmond Hill Lunch Club

St Andrews Church
St Stephens Road
Bournemouth
BH2 6JJ

Lunch club for the over 60’s, meets every Wednesday at 1pm, £3.50 per meal. No transport provided but close to bus stops in Bournemouth Square. For further details contact the organiser John Jones on 01202 521754.


Castlepoint area

Epiphany Lunch Club

Epiphany Church Hall
Castle Lane West
Bournemouth

Wednesday 1pm - Cooked lunch available. For further details contact Greta Boston-Mammah Tel: 01202 516712.


Monday Lunch Club

Holdenhurst Church Village Hall
Bournemouth
BH8 0EE

Mondays: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
£3.50 for a 2 course meal with coffee and tea.
Contact: Mrs Jones – Tel: 01202 512175


Charminster

Charminster Pop-In (Age Concern)

Trinity United Reform Church
Sutton Road
Bournemouth

Wednesdays: 2pm – 4pm.
Activities and refreshments available
For more information contact: Sarah Carroll at Age Concern – Tel: 01202 530530.

St Andrews Church

Bennett Road
Charminster
Bournemouth
BH8 8QQ

Coffee morning every Tuesday morning between 10.30am – 12 noon. For further details contact the church office on 01202 397452, the Vicarage on 01202 396022, or email standrewsbournemouth@gmail.com


Ensbury Park, Moordown, and Winton

Open Door

711-715 Wimborne Road
Moordown
Bournemouth
Tel: 01202 530265
Website: www.bournemouthcommunitychurch.com

Meets the 1st Monday of the month for lunch at 1pm, followed by entertainment. For further details contact Suzie on 01202 530265.


Ensbury Park Pop-In (Age Concern)

St Thomas Church Hall
Corner of Barnes Road/Western Road
Bournemouth

Thursdays: 2pm – 4pm.
Refreshments and activities available
For more information contact: Sarah Carroll at Age Concern – Tel: 01202 530530.


Moordown Baptist Church Lunch Club

The Avenue
Moordown
Bournemouth

Thursdays: 12 noon – 1.30pm

Price: £2.20 for a 2 course meal with tea or coffee.

Approximately 60 places available, Transport is available to those living in the areas including Ensbury Park, Winton and Charminster. For further details contact the office on 01202 801038.


Winton Friendship Club

Winton YMCA
1-7 Jameson Rd
Winton
BH9 2QD
Tel: 01202 722211
Email: ClubPoole@brendoncare.org.uk 
www.brendoncare.org.uk

Run by Brendon Care Clubs for older people. Meets on Tuesdays from 2pm-4pm. Meetings are £4.00. For further details contact Tony Hanson on 01202 722211.


Kinson, West Howe, and Wallisdown

Happy Monday Club

St Andrews Church Centre
Millhams Road
Kinson
BH10 7LN
Tel: 01202 722211
Email: ClubPoole@brendoncare.org.uk 
www.brendoncare.org.uk

Run by Brendon Care Clubs for older people. Meets on Mondays from 2pm-4pm. Meetings are £4.00. For further details contact Tony Hanson on 01202 722211.


St Andrews Lunch Club

St Andrews Church
Millhams Road
Kinson, Bournemouth

Thursdays: 12.30pm onwards
£3.50 for a 2 course meal with tea or coffee.

Contact: Church Office – Tel: 01202 570010
Email: churchoffice@standrewskinson.fsnet.org 
www.kinsonchurch.co.uk

Office opens Monday – Friday 9.30am – 12.30pm.

Available for those living in the Kinson area. Transport may be available and there are approximately 80 places. New members need to book in advance.

 

Christchurch

Age Concern Christchurch Pop-In Centres

Burton United Reform Church Hall - Friday – 2pm.
Druitt Hall, Markham Road, Christchurch – Tuesday - 1.30pm.
Highcliffe Day Centre – Friday 1.30pm.
Mudeford Wood Community Centre – Wednesday – 2pm.
Portfield Hall, Portfield Road, Christchurch – Friday 2pm.
Somerford High Cross Church Hall – Monday 2pm.
St Catherine’s Community Hall – Wednesday 2pm.

For further details contact: Age Concern on 01202 488311.


Brendoncare Clubs Christchurch

The Alpha Club meets on Wednesdays from 2pm – 4pm at Greystones Hall, Waterford Road, Highcliffe, BH23 5JL. Leaders name: Roz Hanson Tel: 01202 848145.

The Castle Club meets on Mondays from 2pm – 4pm at Castle Club, Castle Lodge, 173 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch, BH23 4JS. Leaders name: Roz Hanson Tel: 01202 848145.

The Haven Club meets on a Thursday from 2pm – 4pm, at All Saints Church Hall, Mudeford BH23 3NT. Leaders name: Clifford Bones Tel: 01425 276282.

The Juniper Jumpers Club meets on Tuesdays from 2pm – 4pm at Bure House, Loring Road (off Jumpers Road) Christchurch. BH23 2AZ. Leaders name: Liz Cleghorn Tel: 01202 574661.

£4 per meeting. Transport will no longer be subsidised but some of the clubs do organise taxis on behalf of members, so the cost can be shared. For further details contact:

Tony Hanson
Brendoncare Club Dorset
275 Ashley Road
Parkstone
Poole, BH14 9DS
Tel: 01202 722211 
Email: clubdorset@brendoncare.org.uk 
www.brendoncare.org.uk


Greystones Lunch

Greystones House
Waterford Road
Highcliffe
BH23 5LF

Meets on Tue, Thurs, and Friday, for further details contact Grace on 01425 277106. There is often a waiting list so booking is essential.


Homelands Lunch

Homelands
Kings Avenue
Christchurch
BH23 1NA

Meets on a Tues, Thurs, and Friday, for further information contact 01202 486043.


Jumpers and Portfield Lunch Club

Portfield Hall
Portfield Road
Christchurch
BH23 2AQ

Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday in the month. Contact Barry for details on 01202 482407


Phoenix Fellowship Club – for Widowers

Christchurch Baptist Church Hall
Beaconsfield Road
Christchurch

The club meets on Monday mornings between 10.30am – 12.30pm. If you are a bereaved widower and feel you would benefit from meeting for a drink and a chat with other men in a 
similar position we are waiting to welcome you. For further details contact Irene or Richard on 01425 279656, or just pop along.


Project Purple Pub Lunches

Meets on a Monday for visits to various local pubs and restaurants, the scheme is run by the Project Purple group of Bournemouth Age Concern. For further details contact 01202 530530, transport provided.


Somerford Trial Lunch Club

High Cross Church
Amethyst Road
Somerford
BH23 3EB

Meets on the 3rd Wednesday in the month. Contact Mark for further details on 01425 274734.


Sunday Social

Greystones House
Waterford Road
Highcliffe
BH23 5LF

Meets on the 1st Sunday of the month, contact the POPP Office on 01305 225920 for further details.

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