Partington: What’s On? (OBSOLETE)

What’s On at Partington Library & Wellbeing Centre

If you would like to join in any of these activities but feel a bit unsure, just pop in or contact us and one of our friendly colleagues will meet and introduce you.

As you may know, the government changed their restrictions and guidance around Covid. As such, we have adapted our policies and procedures to reflect the new guidance.
We know the changes will have left some of us nervous about re-joining groups and accessing services at the centre, so here is a list of the ways we are continuing to make your visit to the centre safe:

• room capacities have been reduced and  we are asking activity leaders and partners to ventilate rooms where possible.
• Our QR codes are available for visitors to check in at the centres.
• We are encouraging our staff to continue regularly testing themselves for Covid.
•  All staff, volunteers and visitors are required  to wear masks when walking around the building and in areas of low ventilation.
• sanitiser stations are located around the building.

For more information you can contact us on 0161 775 1912, email, or pop in to ask at our reception.

Activities going on in the centre

Monday10am-12pmCitizens Advice Drop in To chat through your situation and discuss support options
Monday10:30am-12:30pmTrafford Carers Drop in This is to provide support and advice to anyone caring for a friend or relative.
For any further information please call 0161 848 2400
Monday1pm-3pm Sewing Group No experience necessary, just come along.
Tuesday1.00pm - 3.00pmTenancy Support drop-in session Second Tuesday of the month
Wednesday1.00pm - 3.00pmWellbeing Wednesdays Friendly informal group pop in for a brew and chat we have guest speakers, bingo, creative activities alongside information and advice to improve your wellbeing. For more information please contact us on 0161 775 1912.
Thursday9.30am-10.15am Move to music Starting from the 16th of March, dance your way down to join Emily, Sharron & Libby in the new move to music class. You will improve your fitness, learn new exercises, and have fun all at the same time. We can’t wait to see your moves!
Thursday10.00am - 12.00pmPotters Community Allotment We will start to meet again on the 23rd March and then every Thursday 10-12pm at the Library and Wellbeing Centre to walk over to the allotment at St Mary’s church – for more information please phone 0161 775 1912 Find out more here
Thursday11.00am - 1.00pmArt Group No experience necessary
Thursday1.00pm - 3.00pmWomens craft group No experience necessary
Friday2:00pm-3:30pmString of hearts fortnightly Upcoming sessions, Friday 2nd, 16th, 30th June. Friday 14th and 28th July.Have a go at singing, writing lyrics and playing simple instruments with local musicians. No musical experience required. To sign up contact Lucy at String of Hearts: 07392 154 743

Activities you have to book in advance

Monday - Thursday10.00am - 12.30pm Ready for a change?, Intuitive Recovery is a short course aimed at helping you find freedom from any addiction or habit. The course runs over 4 days 10:00-12:30pm .
Tuesday10.00am - 1.00pmIntroduction to Wellbeing Course - starts 11th July 2023 - This is a free course open to anyone age 19+ which will help you boost energy, reduce stress and create calm. The course will teach you how your thoughts & feelings affect your wellbeing and health as well as why the relaxation response is so helpful. You will also learn about how foods affect your mood and will set achievable goals.

To book your place please call 0161 886 7443 or email
Wednesday2.00pm - 3.30pmSinging for Lung Health 6 week intensive courses to help adults with long term lung disease like COPD or asthma and for those recovering from COVID-19. It will help you to feel less breathless & have fun!
Contact Marcia Tel/text 07988421709
Wednesday11.00am - 12.00pm 8 Week Healthy Eating Program - will return after the summer break - Would you like to lose weight or gain more knowledge around food and nutrition. Contact Sam 07394 191483 or Sahifa 07598898309 to book a place on the next programme.
Friday 4th August 202310.30am - 3.30pmA visit to Dunham Massey - Join us for a group walk round Dunham Massey. The activity is accessible and wheelchair friendly - the group will decide how far to walk on the day.

A minibus will pick up people from outside Partington Library & Wellbeing Centre at 10.30am and will drop off again at 3.30pm. Bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy.

To book your free space, contact Jasmine on 07516 008838.
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Activities Happening Online

Zoom is a free video conferencing service that lets you talk with friends and family from all over the world.

As well as being able to keep in touch with loved ones, there are all kinds of group meetings and events taking place over Zoom. During the Covid-19 restrictions, video services such as Zoom have been used to allow virtual gatherings and 121s where physical distancing would otherwise mean these would be cancelled.

Click here for a list of activities that you can join online.

If you need help accessing any online activities or you would like to use one of our computers, please contact the centre on 0161 775 1912 or email and we can book you in for a 121 session.

Free Sanitary Towels

Sanitary towels are available in our toilets and are free for visitors to take thanks to Go With The Flow. Please help yourself.