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Age Friendly Activities

Community activities

We hold a range of activities throughout the borough, open to anyone over the age of 50, regardless of whether you are a Stockport Homes tenant or not.

  • Annual Calendar of Events

    Please see our calendar of events attached, please note we update this calendar constantly in line with new requests made by our attendees. Please do ring ahead of attending an activity to ensure the details remain the same.  Alternatively, please ring us if you would like to see something take place in your area.    


  • Intergenerational activities

    A number of the activities detailed have been marked as intergenerational. These activities add an injection of youth and excitement. We are currently liaising with NCS to arrange a number of exciting intergenerational activities.

    The calendar details contact information of individuals (Independent Living Assistants) who are organising each individual activity. If you would like further information surrounding a particular activity or would like to put you name down to attend an activity, please feel free to give them a call.

  • Weekly re-occurring events

    Alongside our annual calendar of activities taking place across the borough we have a number of re-occurring regular activities that take place within our schemes.  Anyone is welcome to attend these activities, to find out more why not give us a call.


We are always looking for people to help and support us with the running of the activities, whether you are a tenant or not, you can help!


    OSCAR is a committee group set up by a number of customers.  The aim of the groups is to apply and secure funding to support the many activities we organise.  During lockdown getting together to conduct physical activities wasn’t possible, OSCAR adapted quickly offering to help fund activity packs instead.  We created the packs and delivered them to many customers scattered throughout the borough.  (packs contained a variety of activities for example sudoku, wordsearch, paint by numbers, planting packs, art packs etc.) Thank you OSCAR 

    We are now looking to create another group very similar to OSCAR if you would like to get involved, please call Sharron on 07800617828 or Rebecca on 07800617832.

  • Volunteers

    Volunteers are very welcome, in fact we need you.  Can you spare some time each week to help support a particular activity? This could be in an area of your choice and an activity of your choice.  To find out more please call Lynn on 0161 474 3119.

  • WIN

    Do you need help and support? Keeping independent can become more difficult for a number of reasons. If you feel you would like any help and support in relation to this please leave your details here and someone will be in contact with you to determine how best to help.

We are always working with other agencies, to help:

  • Combat loneliness and isolation
  • Support dementia groups
  • Offer a free helpline for older people

If you would like to find out how to access one of these services, see below:

  • Stockport Age UK

    Loneliness and isolation can affect many of us and can be the result of varying circumstances.  If you feel you would like to attend the activities, but feel you are not yet at a point where this would be possible for you and you feel that the above support also wouldn’t be right for you at this time, for whatever reason.  There is another option, someone to talk to you on the phone or visit you in person if you prefer.  Age UK offer a brilliant befriending service. For more information, click here.

  • Silverline

    The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
    Contact number 0800 4 70 80 90

    For more information click here.

  • Dementia groups

    There are a number of dementia groups situated throughout Stockport.  Please click here to find out more. 

    Or alternatively come and visit us, we host a dementia café here at Cornerstone every Tuesday 10.00-12.00.  10% discount in the café available for attendees.  To find out more please call Tracey on 0161 474 3773.  


News and updates

If you would like to find out about the latest Age Friendly activities happening in your area, please fill out the form below: 

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Page last reviewed 03/11/2021
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