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Town Centre - 25 activities

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18 +

Intensity: Low

Days: Friday

When: 11:00

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/anxiety-depression-self-esteem/

We understand that starting something new may be a big challenge but don't worry, we are friendly and we can meet you before the session begins. Its all about making you feel comfortable and enjoy what we're about.

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Do you feel alone and have no one to talk to? Anxiety or depression taking over your days? Want to improve your mental health and self-esteem? This new and dynamic group offers its members a place where depression, anxiety and self-esteem is paramount and explored. This is a very friendly and diverse group in which mutual respect and care is in abundance.

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18+

Intensity: Low

Days: Tuesday

When: 10:30

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/anxiety-depression-well-being-am/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Do you feel alone and have no one to talk to? Anxiety or depression taking over your days? Want to improve your mental health and wellbeing? The group members arrange trips out to places such as museums, cafés, to the theatre etc. External speakers also regularly attend to share their own experiences and knowledge.  

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18+

Intensity: Low

Days: Tuesday

When: 13:00

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/anxiety-depression-well-being-pm/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Do you feel alone and have no one to talk to? Anxiety or depression taking over your days? Want to improve your mental health and wellbeing? The group members arrange trips out to places such as museums, cafés, to the theatre etc. External speakers also regularly attend to share their own experiences and knowledge.  

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18+

Intensity: Low

Days: Wednesday

When: 13:00

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/art-for-well-being/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Why not come along to the Art for Well-being Group - The Art for Well-being group runs every Wednesday and is a popular group which appeals to all abilities. Art is a relaxing and enjoyable activity with therapeutic benefits. The art group provides a fun way to meet new people and make friends.

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18+

Intensity: Low

Days: Monday

When: 17:00

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/autism-group/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Meets every other Monday at Moorland House from 5:00pm till 7:00pm. This group is specifically for people diagnosed as an adult. Prior to joining this group, your contact details (preferable email) will be passed to the group facilitator who will contact you to provide more information about the group.  

Bolton Manbassadors

Where: 269 Tonge Moor Rd, Bolton, BL2 2LE

Price: FREE

Intensity: Low

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Contact: Adam Warbrick

Telephone: 07787337474

Email: adam.warbrick@boltonathome.org.uk

Website: https://www.boltonathome.org.uk/bolton-manbassadors

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BoltonManbassadors

Twitter: https://twitter.com/manbassadors

Bolton’s Manbassadors are here for chat. When things get tough, we look out for each other. We can help you get back on track. We promote positive mental health and wellbeing in men.We want to help you get the right support for your: Mental health Employment situation Gambling habits Debt and financial worries Alcohol and drug Addiction Housing issues We can: Link you with peer-to-peer support groups Connect you to men’s community groups and social activities Keep you up to date with what’s going on locally for men Or just be here if you want to chat… Be Brave. There’s strength in asking

Buddying Service

Breakdown Bolton

Price: FREE

Age group: 16 50 yrs

Intensity: Low

Days: Wednesday

When: 12.30pm

Contact: Jennifer Gilmore

Telephone: 07872342718

Email: breakdownbolton@outlook.com

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

A peer led arts organisation

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18 +

Intensity: Low

Days: Monday

When: 10:30

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/craft-social-group/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

No experience necessary. The craft and social group runs every Monday and is a popular group which appeals to all abilities. It is both an art and craft group and a weekly social group, encouraging communication and socialization with other members. The craft group provides a fun way to meet new people and make friends. If this sounds like the group for you then please get in touch with us.

Bolton Smart Enterprise CIC

Where: The Horizon Centre, Back Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2BN

Price: £27.50

Age group: 16-35

Intensity: Low

Days: Tuesday

When: 10.00

Contact: Michelle Sheree

Telephone: 07939273730

Email: boltonsmartenterprise@gmail.com

Website: https://boltonsmartenterprise.org

Creative literacy development programme for young adults with learning disabilities.  Wide range of youth themes to develop literary expression and creative imagination using library and online research skills including support with IT skills.  Based in the centre of Bolton so easy accessible via public transport for independent travellers. We are a ring and ride drop off point. We offer a supportive environment with small group sizes.  We accept direct payments for half day £27.50 and full day £55.
Other activities from this provider:
Reduce social isolation, general health and well-being.

Bank Street Writers

Where: Friends Meeting House, Silverwell Street, Bolton, BL1 1PP

Price: £30.00

Age group: 18+

Intensity: Low

Days: Wednesday

When: 12.30 pm

Contact: Rod Riesco

Telephone: 01204669858

Email: bswscribe@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/325816472818499

Writing poetry, stories, drama and non-fiction in a supportive friendly environment. We meet once a month in Bolton Town Centre. We also set writing assignments that participants can do at home. Annual cost is £30 but you can try one session free of charge.

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18 +

Intensity: Low

Days: Thursday

When: 11:00

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/depression-recovery/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Meets every Thursday at Moorland House from 11:00am till 12:30pm. A friendly social group who welcome new members. Often members will meet up for a brew after the group.

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18+

Intensity: Low

Days: Monday

When: 1:15

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/welcome-to-the-digital-world-group/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Why not come along to the Welcome to the Digital World Group Does modern technology frighten you? Do you want to understand more about the digital world? Needing to learn from the beginning?Looking for a safe and  supportive space to learn? All ages, genders and abilities are made to feel welcome.

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18 +

Intensity: Low

Days: Tuesday

When: 18:00

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/directions-for-men/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Free peer support for men who may be struggling. Don’t face your problems on your own. Directions for Men want to help men who are having a tough time. We meet to talk about the things affecting us, support each other and learn better ways of coping with problems. 

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18 +

Intensity: Low

Days: Thursday

When: 13:00

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/guitar-group/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Do you want to learn a new skill or practice a new one? Are you interested in music ? Do you want to practice relaxation? Do you enjoy the peace that music brings you? Do you want to play music as part of a group?

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18+

Intensity: Low

Days: Monday

When: 11:15

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/mindfulness-meditation/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

The aim of meditation is to bring inner peace within ourselves and the world in a positive and spiritual way. The world is not a peaceful place and within every soul, there is some form of stress or stress and tension. It is essential to create positive and peaceful thoughts to bring peace of mind. The best way to begin the healing process is to alter our thoughts from being negative to positive. The positive discovery about meditation is that we are focusing on our self and becoming free of negativity.

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18 +

Intensity: Low

Days: Saturday

When: 11:00

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/support-group/members-saturday-social-group/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Lost and/or lonely during the weekend? Prices of Tea/Coffee to dear? No where to go? No one to see? Then why not attend the Member’s Saturday Social Group that is open to members of MhIST. The group will run every Saturday afternoon at Moorland House for two hours. 

Sudanese Community in Bolton

Date: 31 May 2022

Where: 28 Moor Ln, bolton, Bolton, BL1 4TH

Price: FREE

Age group: Any

Intensity: Low

When: 18

Contact: Sudanese Community in Bolton

Telephone: 07778607301

Email: sudancommunity@gmail.com

Website: https://www.boltoncvs.org.uk/contacts/view/47566

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

https://www.boltoncvs.org.uk/contacts/view/47566
Other activities from this provider:
community centre

MhIST

Where: Moorland House, First Floor, Bark Street, Bolton, BL1 2AX

Price: FREE

Age group: 18 +

Intensity: Low

Days: Sunday

When: 11:00

Contact: Christine Makinson

Telephone: 07538831442

Email: christine.makinson@mhist.co.uk

Website: https://mhist.co.uk/information-and-support/weekly-calendar/

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

STARTING SUNDAY 12th JUNE.   Are you in recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction?Are you thinking of starting your recovery?    If so, come along on a sunday, 11am - 2pm to have support on a weekend, have something to eat or drink, be social with people in the same situation as you and gain peer support.

Third Space Bolton

Where: Victoria Halls, Knowsley Street, Bolton, BL12AS

Price: FREE

Age group: 17+

Intensity: Medium

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

When: 10am

Contact: Guy Hampson / Grant Robbins

Telephone: 07518551817

Email: guywhampson1980@gmail.com

Website: https://www.thirdspacebolton.com

Facebook: https://facebook.com/WellBolton

Twitter: https:/twitter.com/WellBolton

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

A construction preject including training and DIY skills, working on a live project with an expert builder.  Sessions include a FREE lunch and life skills sessions.
Other activities from this provider:
wellbeing session life skills volunteering opportunities foodbank

Third Space Bolton

Where: Victoria Halls Bolton - Wesley Suite, 37 Knowsley Street, Bolton, BL1 2AS

Price: FREE

Age group: 17+

Intensity: Low

Days: Tuesday

When: 11am

Contact: Guy Hampson / Grant Robbins

Telephone: 07518551817

Email: guywhampson1980@gmail.com

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

A Fun packed day in the Wesley Suite at Victoria Halls, including, table tennis, table football, pool, quiz, fit4life well being session and a FREE lunch!
Other activities from this provider:
Mental well being, foodbank, employment advice

Third Space Bolton

Where: Victoria Halls, 37 Knowsley Street, Bolton, BL1 2AS

Price: FREE

Age group: 16+

Intensity: Low

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

When: 10am

Contact: Guy Hampson / Grant Robbins

Telephone: 07518551817

Email: guywhampson1980@gmail.com

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Victoria Halls Church Mission are offering a FREE coffee morning, with the help of the volunteers from Thirdspace Bolton.   Come and join us for a FREE cup of tea and toast and the chance to meet new people and have a good chat!!  
Other activities from this provider:
Mental wellbeing, socialising, foodbank, employment advice, community signposting.

Horwich Locos Basketball Club

Where: Bolton College, Deane Road Campus, Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5BG

Price: £5

Age group: 12 - 14 Year Olds

Intensity: Medium

Days: Tuesday

When: 6:00 PM

Contact: Charlton Reid

Telephone: 07817752061

Email: horwichbasketballclub@hotmail.com

Website: https://www.horwichbasketball.co.uk/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/horwichlocos

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/horwich_locos/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LocosBasketball

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Horwich Locos Basketball Club

Where: Bolton College, Deane Road Campus, Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5BG

Price: £5

Age group: 14 - 17 Year Olds

Intensity: Medium

Days: Thursday

When: 7:00 PM

Contact: Charlton Reid

Telephone: 07817752061

Email: horwichbasketballclub@hotmail.com

Website: https://www.horwichbasketball.co.uk/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/horwichlocos

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/horwich_locos/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LocosBasketball

Want to help out? Volunteers are welcome, get in touch to find out more

Meditation Minded

Where: Bolton CVS, Bold Street, Bolton, BL1 1LS

Price: £65.00

Age group: 18-60

Intensity: Medium

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

When: 7am

Contact: Angie Devi

Telephone: 07736039469

Email: deviworkout@gmail.com

All classes are online but face to face classes can be arranged at CVS Hub Bolton Town Centre. 

Meditation Minded

Where: Bolton CVS, Bold Street, Bolton, BL1 1LS

Price: £65.00

Age group: 18-60

Intensity: Medium

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

When: 7am

Contact: Angie Devi

Telephone: 07736039469

Email: deviworkout@gmail.com

All classes are online but face to face classes can be arranged at CVS Hub Bolton Town Centre. 

Disclaimer

The purpose of this online directory is to provide information about the wide range of physical activity opportunities that are offered for adults by many different organisations across the Bolton area.

The information is up to date at the best of our knowledge. Please contact the activity provider before you attend any activities, to make sure that the activity details are correct.

It is your responsibility to make sure you feel comfortable and safe at the venues, and with the activities you take part in.