If further information is available, please use the appropriate link. Healthier Fleetwood is not responsible for the individual events. Every effort is made to keep the information up to date, however we do advise you contact the organisers in advance. The list below is being added to regularly – to suggest an event, please contact us.

Information on groups and activities in Fleetwood and across Wyre is also available on the FYI Directory.


 
Sep
26
Thu
ANON arts group @ YMCA Lofthouse Building
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm
ANON arts group @ YMCA Lofthouse Building

A free community arts course for local residents to discover their creative talents while making friends and having fun.

The course is for anyone aged 18 or over who feels their wellbeing will be helped by getting involved. You’ll learn several art techniques and styles but it isn’t about how good you are with a brush or pencil … it’s about relaxing, spending time with others, enjoying the sessions and expressing yourself.

All the materials, equipment and refreshments are provided. The course ends with an exhibition where the artists can present their work to friends, family and guest if they wish.

Our current course is on until Thursday 28th November at YMCA Lofthouse Building on London Street but places are still available. For more information email listening@healthierfleetwood.co.uk or leave your name and number on our answerphone at 07399 093835. Spaces are limited and priority will be given to residents from FY7 postcodes.

Oct
1
Tue
‘What’s On’ at Fleetwood Library in October @ Fleetwood Library
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
'What's On' at Fleetwood Library in October @ Fleetwood Library

There’s always a busy schedule for groups, clubs and events at Fleetwood Library, a real centre for the community. Call in to find out more or download the listing here …

October 2019 at Fleetwood Library

And of course don’t forget that even in this digital age there’s nothing like browsing through the book shelves and finding a title you haven’t read for ages or discovering a new release. Fleetwood Library has an excellent range of books but if the one you want is not in, they can possibly order it for you or deliver through the Home Library Service.

Oct
3
Thu
ANON arts group @ YMCA Lofthouse Building
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm
ANON arts group @ YMCA Lofthouse Building

A free community arts course for local residents to discover their creative talents while making friends and having fun.

The course is for anyone aged 18 or over who feels their wellbeing will be helped by getting involved. You’ll learn several art techniques and styles but it isn’t about how good you are with a brush or pencil … it’s about relaxing, spending time with others, enjoying the sessions and expressing yourself.

All the materials, equipment and refreshments are provided. The course ends with an exhibition where the artists can present their work to friends, family and guest if they wish.

Our current course is on until Thursday 28th November at YMCA Lofthouse Building on London Street but places are still available. For more information email listening@healthierfleetwood.co.uk or leave your name and number on our answerphone at 07399 093835. Spaces are limited and priority will be given to residents from FY7 postcodes.

Oct
10
Thu
ANON arts group @ YMCA Lofthouse Building
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm
ANON arts group @ YMCA Lofthouse Building

A free community arts course for local residents to discover their creative talents while making friends and having fun.

The course is for anyone aged 18 or over who feels their wellbeing will be helped by getting involved. You’ll learn several art techniques and styles but it isn’t about how good you are with a brush or pencil … it’s about relaxing, spending time with others, enjoying the sessions and expressing yourself.

All the materials, equipment and refreshments are provided. The course ends with an exhibition where the artists can present their work to friends, family and guest if they wish.

Our current course is on until Thursday 28th November at YMCA Lofthouse Building on London Street but places are still available. For more information email listening@healthierfleetwood.co.uk or leave your name and number on our answerphone at 07399 093835. Spaces are limited and priority will be given to residents from FY7 postcodes.

Oct
17
Thu
ANON arts group @ YMCA Lofthouse Building
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm
ANON arts group @ YMCA Lofthouse Building

A free community arts course for local residents to discover their creative talents while making friends and having fun.

The course is for anyone aged 18 or over who feels their wellbeing will be helped by getting involved. You’ll learn several art techniques and styles but it isn’t about how good you are with a brush or pencil … it’s about relaxing, spending time with others, enjoying the sessions and expressing yourself.

All the materials, equipment and refreshments are provided. The course ends with an exhibition where the artists can present their work to friends, family and guest if they wish.

Our current course is on until Thursday 28th November at YMCA Lofthouse Building on London Street but places are still available. For more information email listening@healthierfleetwood.co.uk or leave your name and number on our answerphone at 07399 093835. Spaces are limited and priority will be given to residents from FY7 postcodes.

Kick Start – Recovery football group @ Fleetwood Rugby Club
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kick Start - Recovery football group @ Fleetwood Rugby Club

These are weekly football sessions in Fleetwood for those in alcohol or substance recovery.

As well as the sessions there are also monthly themed workshops and the chance to play matches in the Blackburn Social Inclusion Premier League.

Contact John Hartley on 01253 208442 or email john.hartley@fleetwoodtownfc.com

Open to men aged over 16.

Oct
18
Fri
Demonstration Garden @ Memorial Park
Oct 18 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Demonstration Garden @ Memorial Park

Anyone interested in trying their hand at gardening is invited to Memorial Park’s gardening club held over two weekly sessions. 

  • Wednesday mornings (9.30am until 12noon)
  • Friday afternoon (12.30pm until 4pm)

The demonstration garden has six raised beds, three ‘yardens’, a 30ft x 10ft poly-tunnel, a large fruit bed, vegetable and perennial flower beds and a teaching space in the pavilion. All abilities are welcome even if you have limited knowledge or capability. It’s a great way to improve health, fitness and wellbeing.

Just come along to a session to learn (or share) gardening skills, and enjoy a brew and a chat.

Oct
19
Sat
Fleetwood Promenade parkrun @ Fleetwood Promenade
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Fleetwood Promenade parkrun @ Fleetwood Promenade

The Fleetwood Promenade parkrun isn’t in a park and you don’t have to run!

Take it at your pace … run, walk, pull or push (a buggy), bring the dog with you (on a lead please), bring the family … you set your target time to cover the 5Km and off you go.

The event takes place every Saturday morning promptly at 9.00am along the Outer Promenade, The Esplanade, Fleetwood starting from the back of Marine Hall.

It’s free to take part but please register with the parkrun website before your first run – you only need to do it once. Don’t forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode each week because if you forget it your time can’t be recorded and you don’t want to miss that personal best!

Once registered you can enter any of the hundreds of parkrun events across the Country.

So what are you waiting for, sign up today and have a go. 

Fleetwood Promenade parkrun needs you!
It is entirely organised by volunteers – email fleetwoodpromenadehelpers@parkrun.com to join the group of marshalls and timekeepers – just once a month would be a great help.

Fleetwood Beach Cleans @ Ferry Beach & Marine Beach
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Fleetwood Beach Cleans @ Ferry Beach & Marine Beach

Come along to one of the regular beach cleans to improve the coastal environment while meeting people and enjoying some gentle exercise.

There are 2 sessions on each date …

Meeting at the Lower Lighthouse, ferry beach slipway at 10.30am until 12 noon
Meeting at the cafe near the Central car-park, Promenade Road at 1pm until 2.30pm

2019 Dates (all Saturdays) …
19th January, 16th February, 16th March, 27th April, 18th May, 15th June, 20th July, 17th August, 21st September, 19th October, 16th November, 21st December.

Wear suitable clothes and footwear for pebble, shingle and sandy beaches – all clean-up equipment is provided. Children are welcome along with an adult.

Other beach cleans take place at Rossall Point Tower, every Thursday 10.30am to 12 noon with a cuppa included and check the listings for beach cleans at Harbour Village and Larkholme, Fleetwood.

Oct
20
Sun
Fleetwood Men’s Shed @ Various locations in Fleetwood
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fleetwood Men's Shed @ Various locations in Fleetwood

Men’s Sheds have been set up across the Country as a way to offer support and friendship in a non-judgemental environment and a group of local residents have now established a group in Fleetwood.

They meet for 3 sessions a week …

Thursdays is a drop-in session at the Pavilion, Memorial Park, Fleetwood from 10am to noon. (If you’re not familiar with the Pavilion, it’s the white building by the groundstaff area and the tennis courts, Poulton Road side of the park.) Enjoy a brew and a chat and again, sometimes there’s a guest speaker.

Sunday session, also at the Pavilion, Memorial Park, Fleetwood from 10am to noon is less formal. No speakers, just tea, chat, board games and banter.

The third session is on Wednesdays from 10am to mid-afternoon and includes a breakfast for Armed Forces Veterans and other activties.

The plan is to find a permanent venue that can be used at all times for a number of activities including DIY, indoor sports and games. Suggestions of what the group could do and how you can get involved are very welcome!

THE OPEN ARMS … is Fleetwood Mens Shed shop and drop-in on Adelaide Street. Opening times vary.

If you are nervous about coming to your first session, they are a friendly bunch but you can contact them first via their Facebook page or through Healthier Fleetwood and we can arrange for somebody to look out for you on the day and settle you in.

Watch this video for more about why the Fleetwood Mens Shed was set up and is already making a difference.

Larkholme Beach Cleans @ Meet at Larkholme Parade
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Larkholme Beach Cleans @ Meet at Larkholme Parade

Come along to one of the regular beach cleans to improve the coastal environment while meeting people and enjoying some gentle exercise.

A new monthly group for 2019! Meeting point is at the coast end of Larkholme Parade – look out for the Wyre Council van and staff. From 10.30am to 11.30am.

2019 Dates (all Sundays) …
27th January, 24th February, 24th March, 28th April, 26th May, 30th June, 28th July, 25th August, 22nd September, 20th October, 17th November, 15th December.

Wear suitable clothes and footwear for pebble, shingle and sandy beaches – all clean-up equipment is provided. Children are welcome along with an adult.

Check the listings for beach cleans at Harbour Village and central beaches, Fleetwood.

Oct
21
Mon
Just Good Friends @ Fleetwood Library
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Just Good Friends @ Fleetwood Library

Just Good Friends offers a meeting point, a place to go and be with other people for friendship and companionship.

They meet for board games at Fleetwood Library on Monday afternoons, 1pm to 3pm, just a friendly game or two and a chat over a cuppa.

There are also weekly coffee morning sessions on on Tuesdays from 10.30am to 12.30pm at the Highbury Club, Highbury Avenue and on Thursdays at the New Venture Club, Warren Street from 10.00am.

Just Good Friends also have a busy programme of events, outings and activities and access to impartial advice and counselling.

Above all it’s about combating loneliness and creating a sense of belonging. New members always welcome … drop-in to any session or contact Jackie on 07900 642850.

 

Afternoon Tea Dances @ Marine Hall
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea Dances @ Marine Hall

A great way to exercise and socialise, the Marine Hall tea dances are every Monday afternoon (except Bank Holidays).

Enjoy the music, get up and dance, meet old and new friends in the fabulous ballroom.  The admission of £4pp also includes tea and biscuits.

See the Marine Hall website for the list of organists who will entertain you.

Dodgeball for Youngsters @ Fleetwood High School
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dodgeball for Youngsters @ Fleetwood High School

Fun sessions of the popular tag game for 6 – 16 year olds.

  • each child must complete a consent form before participating

Please contact John Hartley for further information:
Telephone 01253 208442 or email john.hartley@fleetwoodtownfc.com

Junior Pan Ability Football @ Poolfoot Farm
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Junior Pan Ability Football @ Poolfoot Farm

Fun, football coaching and games for young people aged 6 – 11 and 12 – 16 years with varied disabilities in an inclusive environment.

Monday’s, 5pm to 6pm at the Poolfoot Farm sports complex, Butts Road, Thornton Cleveleys.

Delivered by UEFA and FA qualified coaches.

Players will get the opportunity to make new friends and play as part of a team. For those players that would like to, competitive fixtures will be available to play in.

  • each child must complete a consent form before participating

Please contact John Hartley for further information:
Telephone 01253 208442 or email john.hartley@fleetwoodtownfc.com

Zumba with Ricca @ Emmanuel at The Mount
Oct 21 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Zumba with Ricca @ Emmanuel at The Mount

An evening of fellowship, music, easy dance moves and fun! Take it at your pace.

Who: Anyone looking to get active
When: Mondays at 7.15pm
Where: Emmanuel at the Mount, Mount Road, Fleetwood
What to bring: £2.50 for the class, water, a towel, a friend and a positive attitude!

Attend a Healthier Fleetwood event and your first class is FREE!

Contact: Ricca on 07958 378243 or ricca.mcgowan@gmail.com

Oct
22
Tue
Fit For The Future @ St Wulstans Church
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fit For The Future @ St Wulstans Church

A low-impact exercise and games sessions for ages 60 years and over.

Every Tuesday morning at St Wulstans Church Hall on Poulton Road, Fleetwood.

Exercise and socialise!

Contact John Hartley at Fleetwood Town Community Trust
Tel 01253 208442 or email john.hartley@fleetwoodtownfc.com

 

Just Good Friends @ Highbury Social Club
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Just Good Friends @ Highbury Social Club

Just Good Friends offers a meeting point, a place to go and be with other people for friendship and companionship.

They hold a weekly session on Tuesdays at the Highbury Club, Highbury Avenue (by the football ground) from 10.30am to 12.30pm for tea and talk in a friendly, welcoming environment.

As well as the Tuesday session they meet for board games at Fleetwood Library on Monday afternoons, 1pm to 3pm and for a coffee morning at the New Venture Club, Warren Street on Thursdays from 10am to noon.

Just Good Friends also have busy programme of events, outings and activities and access to impartial advice and counselling.

Above all it’s about combating loneliness and creating a sense of belonging. New members always welcome … drop-in to any session or contact Jackie on 07900 642850.

 

Harmony & Health singing group @ Marine Hall
Oct 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Harmony & Health singing group @ Marine Hall

A great example of the community taking control of it’s wellbeing!

Harmony & Health is NOT a choir, it’s a singing group that’s all about having fun, making friends and feeling healthier and happier. Don’t worry if you can’t sing very well … most of those that attend say they can’t either!

You’ll be made to feel welcome as you join in with well known, feel-good songs from across the decades.

There’s no need to book, it’s free to attend, you just pay for a tea or coffee if you want one.

If you are nervous about attending for the first time please contact Healthier Fleetwood and we can arrange for somebody to meet you at the doors and settle you in, so give it a go!

It’s every Tuesday afternoon at Marine Hall from 1.30pm to about 3pm.

Oct
23
Wed
Demonstration Garden @ Memorial Park
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Demonstration Garden @ Memorial Park

Anyone interested in trying their hand at gardening is invited to Memorial Park’s gardening club held over two weekly sessions. 

  • Wednesday mornings (9.30am until 12noon)
  • Friday afternoon (12.30pm until 4pm)

The demonstration garden has six raised beds, three ‘yardens’, a 30ft x 10ft poly-tunnel, a large fruit bed, vegetable and perennial flower beds and a teaching space in the pavilion. All abilities are welcome even if you have limited knowledge or capability. It’s a great way to improve health, fitness and wellbeing.

Just come along to a session to learn (or share) gardening skills, and enjoy a brew and a chat.

Fleetwood Men’s Shed @ Various locations in Fleetwood
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fleetwood Men's Shed @ Various locations in Fleetwood

Men’s Sheds have been set up across the Country as a way to offer support and friendship in a non-judgemental environment and a group of local residents have now established a group in Fleetwood.

They meet for 3 sessions a week …

Thursdays is a drop-in session at the Pavilion, Memorial Park, Fleetwood from 10am to noon. (If you’re not familiar with the Pavilion, it’s the white building by the groundstaff area and the tennis courts, Poulton Road side of the park.) Enjoy a brew and a chat and again, sometimes there’s a guest speaker.

Sunday session, also at the Pavilion, Memorial Park, Fleetwood from 10am to noon is less formal. No speakers, just tea, chat, board games and banter.

The third session is on Wednesdays from 10am to mid-afternoon and includes a breakfast for Armed Forces Veterans and other activties.

The plan is to find a permanent venue that can be used at all times for a number of activities including DIY, indoor sports and games. Suggestions of what the group could do and how you can get involved are very welcome!

THE OPEN ARMS … is Fleetwood Mens Shed shop and drop-in on Adelaide Street. Opening times vary.

If you are nervous about coming to your first session, they are a friendly bunch but you can contact them first via their Facebook page or through Healthier Fleetwood and we can arrange for somebody to look out for you on the day and settle you in.

Watch this video for more about why the Fleetwood Mens Shed was set up and is already making a difference.

Healthier Fleetwood Drop-in Sessions
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Healthier Fleetwood Drop-in Sessions

Every Wednesday morning 10am – 12noon at Fleetwood Library, just drop in and say hello!

Join us to find out what’s going on and how you can get involved. Groups, activities and events to support health & wellbeing plus we love to hear your ideas and help make them happen! 

We’re usually on the Ground Floor … just look out for the Healthier Fleetwood banner.

Any local groups or partner organisations who’d like to attend a session with us please get in touch in advance.

Town Centre litter pick @ Lord Street
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Town Centre litter pick @ Lord Street

Make a difference to your environment by joining Wyre Council volunteers for the regular Town Centre litter pick, an idea suggested by local residents.

Sessions run for about 90 minutes and are held the first and third Wednesdays of each month.

The meeting point is Fish’s on Lord Street at 10am.

All the equipment is provided, please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

Find out more about becoming a Wyre Council volunteer. 

Breastfeeding Support Group @ Family & Young Peoples Centre
Oct 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Breastfeeding Support Group @ Family & Young Peoples Centre

Offering awareness, support and guidance of breastfeeding.

Drop in every Wednesday morning to share your experiences and advice with other Mums and their partners as well as find out what support is available from local agencies. For those with new babies or expecting.

No need to book.

Walking Football @ Poolfoot Farm Sports & Leisure Village
Oct 23 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Walking Football @ Poolfoot Farm Sports & Leisure Village

Walking Football has always been one of the activities Healthier Fleetwood has been delighted to share as a great example of supporting health & wellbeing and developing new friendships.

The Fleetwood Town Flyers are an established organisation hosting several sessions a week. Wednesday’s session is held on open 4G pitches with sidelines and is the main ‘football for all’ session. It is suitable for players of all abilities and fitness levels making it ideal for all first time players through to experienced players. This is the best session to attend if you are a new starter and the first week is free of charge.

See the Fleetwood Town Flyers website for details of all the sessions to find the one right for your standard. Did you know … The Flyers were the FA People’s Cup winners for walking football in 2018, securing the trophy in a tournament at the St George’s Park national training complex.

Tag Rugby for Juniors @ Fleetwood Rugby Club
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tag Rugby for Juniors @ Fleetwood Rugby Club

Learn the basic skills of the game or just practice over the Summer … come along and have a go!

For 6 – 14 year olds.

  • each child must complete a consent form before participating

Please contact John Hartley for further information:
Telephone 01253 208442 or email john.hartley@fleetwoodtownfc.com

Wednesday Night Football @ Fleetwood High School
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday Night Football @ Fleetwood High School

FREE football tournaments hosted by Fleetwood Town Community Trust in association with Premier League Kicks

Fleetwood High School on Wednesday evenings in 2 age groups …

8 – 12 year old from 6pm – 7.30pm
13 – 18 year old from 7.30pm – 9pm

  • each child must complete a consent form before participating

Please contact John Hartley for further information:
Telephone 01253 208442 or email john.hartley@fleetwoodtownfc.com

Oct
24
Thu
ANON arts group @ YMCA Lofthouse Building
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm
ANON arts group @ YMCA Lofthouse Building

A free community arts course for local residents to discover their creative talents while making friends and having fun.

The course is for anyone aged 18 or over who feels their wellbeing will be helped by getting involved. You’ll learn several art techniques and styles but it isn’t about how good you are with a brush or pencil … it’s about relaxing, spending time with others, enjoying the sessions and expressing yourself.

All the materials, equipment and refreshments are provided. The course ends with an exhibition where the artists can present their work to friends, family and guest if they wish.

Our current course is on until Thursday 28th November at YMCA Lofthouse Building on London Street but places are still available. For more information email listening@healthierfleetwood.co.uk or leave your name and number on our answerphone at 07399 093835. Spaces are limited and priority will be given to residents from FY7 postcodes.

Fleetwood Men’s Shed @ Various locations in Fleetwood
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fleetwood Men's Shed @ Various locations in Fleetwood

Men’s Sheds have been set up across the Country as a way to offer support and friendship in a non-judgemental environment and a group of local residents have now established a group in Fleetwood.

They meet for 3 sessions a week …

Thursdays is a drop-in session at the Pavilion, Memorial Park, Fleetwood from 10am to noon. (If you’re not familiar with the Pavilion, it’s the white building by the groundstaff area and the tennis courts, Poulton Road side of the park.) Enjoy a brew and a chat and again, sometimes there’s a guest speaker.

Sunday session, also at the Pavilion, Memorial Park, Fleetwood from 10am to noon is less formal. No speakers, just tea, chat, board games and banter.

The third session is on Wednesdays from 10am to mid-afternoon and includes a breakfast for Armed Forces Veterans and other activties.

The plan is to find a permanent venue that can be used at all times for a number of activities including DIY, indoor sports and games. Suggestions of what the group could do and how you can get involved are very welcome!

THE OPEN ARMS … is Fleetwood Mens Shed shop and drop-in on Adelaide Street. Opening times vary.

If you are nervous about coming to your first session, they are a friendly bunch but you can contact them first via their Facebook page or through Healthier Fleetwood and we can arrange for somebody to look out for you on the day and settle you in.

Watch this video for more about why the Fleetwood Mens Shed was set up and is already making a difference.

Just Good Friends @ New Venture Club
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Just Good Friends @ New Venture Club

Just Good Friends offers a meeting point, a place to go and be with other people for friendship and companionship.

They hold a weekly session on Thursdays at the New Venture Club, Warren Street from 10.00am to noon for tea and talk in a friendly, welcoming environment.

As well as the Thursday session they meet for board games at Fleetwood Library on Monday afternoons, 1pm to 3pm and for a coffee morning at the Highbury Club, Highbury Avenue on Tuesdays from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

Just Good Friends also have busy programme of events, outings and activities and access to impartial advice and counselling.

Above all it’s about combating loneliness and creating a sense of belonging. New members always welcome … drop-in to any session or contact Jackie on 07900 642850.

 

Kick Start – Recovery football group @ Fleetwood Rugby Club
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kick Start - Recovery football group @ Fleetwood Rugby Club

These are weekly football sessions in Fleetwood for those in alcohol or substance recovery.

As well as the sessions there are also monthly themed workshops and the chance to play matches in the Blackburn Social Inclusion Premier League.

Contact John Hartley on 01253 208442 or email john.hartley@fleetwoodtownfc.com

Open to men aged over 16.

Oct
25
Fri
Chatter Café @ YMCA Lofthouse Building
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Chatter Café @ YMCA Lofthouse Building

Join other local residents for a free cuppa and some conversation.

It’s just a chance have a chat, catch up on each others news and find out a little more about what’s going on in the community.

It’s FREE … pop in, stay as long as you can and there’s no washing up to do!

The Chatter Cafe is at the Lofthouse building every last Friday of the month (except December) – thanks to Fylde Coast YMCA for their support.

Demonstration Garden @ Memorial Park
Oct 25 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Demonstration Garden @ Memorial Park

Anyone interested in trying their hand at gardening is invited to Memorial Park’s gardening club held over two weekly sessions. 

  • Wednesday mornings (9.30am until 12noon)
  • Friday afternoon (12.30pm until 4pm)

The demonstration garden has six raised beds, three ‘yardens’, a 30ft x 10ft poly-tunnel, a large fruit bed, vegetable and perennial flower beds and a teaching space in the pavilion. All abilities are welcome even if you have limited knowledge or capability. It’s a great way to improve health, fitness and wellbeing.

Just come along to a session to learn (or share) gardening skills, and enjoy a brew and a chat.

Oct
26
Sat
Fleetwood Promenade parkrun @ Fleetwood Promenade
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Fleetwood Promenade parkrun @ Fleetwood Promenade

The Fleetwood Promenade parkrun isn’t in a park and you don’t have to run!

Take it at your pace … run, walk, pull or push (a buggy), bring the dog with you (on a lead please), bring the family … you set your target time to cover the 5Km and off you go.

The event takes place every Saturday morning promptly at 9.00am along the Outer Promenade, The Esplanade, Fleetwood starting from the back of Marine Hall.

It’s free to take part but please register with the parkrun website before your first run – you only need to do it once. Don’t forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode each week because if you forget it your time can’t be recorded and you don’t want to miss that personal best!

Once registered you can enter any of the hundreds of parkrun events across the Country.

So what are you waiting for, sign up today and have a go. 

Fleetwood Promenade parkrun needs you!
It is entirely organised by volunteers – email fleetwoodpromenadehelpers@parkrun.com to join the group of marshalls and timekeepers – just once a month would be a great help.

Free community pop-up cinema @ Fleetwood Library
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Free community pop-up cinema @ Fleetwood Library

For the Halloween season Fleetwood Library is screening the family favourite Ghostbusters on Saturday 26th October at 2pm.

Tickets are free but numbers limited – please call into the Library in advance to reserve your place.

You also get to meet the wonderful Michaela Jones who’s looking after the popcorn and refreshments. She’s created the terrific artwork for the new group.

Oct
27
Sun
Fleetwood Men’s Shed @ Various locations in Fleetwood
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fleetwood Men's Shed @ Various locations in Fleetwood

Men’s Sheds have been set up across the Country as a way to offer support and friendship in a non-judgemental environment and a group of local residents have now established a group in Fleetwood.

They meet for 3 sessions a week …

Thursdays is a drop-in session at the Pavilion, Memorial Park, Fleetwood from 10am to noon. (If you’re not familiar with the Pavilion, it’s the white building by the groundstaff area and the tennis courts, Poulton Road side of the park.) Enjoy a brew and a chat and again, sometimes there’s a guest speaker.

Sunday session, also at the Pavilion, Memorial Park, Fleetwood from 10am to noon is less formal. No speakers, just tea, chat, board games and banter.

The third session is on Wednesdays from 10am to mid-afternoon and includes a breakfast for Armed Forces Veterans and other activties.

The plan is to find a permanent venue that can be used at all times for a number of activities including DIY, indoor sports and games. Suggestions of what the group could do and how you can get involved are very welcome!

THE OPEN ARMS … is Fleetwood Mens Shed shop and drop-in on Adelaide Street. Opening times vary.

If you are nervous about coming to your first session, they are a friendly bunch but you can contact them first via their Facebook page or through Healthier Fleetwood and we can arrange for somebody to look out for you on the day and settle you in.

Watch this video for more about why the Fleetwood Mens Shed was set up and is already making a difference.

Oct
28
Mon
Free community pop-up cinema @ Emmanuel at The Mount
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free community pop-up cinema @ Emmanuel at The Mount

Each month Emmanuel at The Mount invites residents to enjoy an afternoon of film and fellowship as they screen a classic movie. The events are the last Monday of the month excluding Bank Holidays.

Guests are welcome from 1pm, the screening starts at 1.15pm and ends around 3pm.

Refreshments are available.

No need to book, turn turn up!

  • Due to the nature of the pop-up cinema licence the title of the films can not advertised in advance.

For further information contact Emmanuel Church admin@emmanuelfleetwood.org.uk or tel. 01253 770646.

Just Good Friends @ Fleetwood Library
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Just Good Friends @ Fleetwood Library

Just Good Friends offers a meeting point, a place to go and be with other people for friendship and companionship.

They meet for board games at Fleetwood Library on Monday afternoons, 1pm to 3pm, just a friendly game or two and a chat over a cuppa.

There are also weekly coffee morning sessions on on Tuesdays from 10.30am to 12.30pm at the Highbury Club, Highbury Avenue and on Thursdays at the New Venture Club, Warren Street from 10.00am.

Just Good Friends also have a busy programme of events, outings and activities and access to impartial advice and counselling.

Above all it’s about combating loneliness and creating a sense of belonging. New members always welcome … drop-in to any session or contact Jackie on 07900 642850.

 

Afternoon Tea Dances @ Marine Hall
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea Dances @ Marine Hall

A great way to exercise and socialise, the Marine Hall tea dances are every Monday afternoon (except Bank Holidays).

Enjoy the music, get up and dance, meet old and new friends in the fabulous ballroom.  The admission of £4pp also includes tea and biscuits.

See the Marine Hall website for the list of organists who will entertain you.

Dodgeball for Youngsters @ Fleetwood High School
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dodgeball for Youngsters @ Fleetwood High School

Fun sessions of the popular tag game for 6 – 16 year olds.

  • each child must complete a consent form before participating

Please contact John Hartley for further information:
Telephone 01253 208442 or email john.hartley@fleetwoodtownfc.com

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