Christmas Day Lunch Clubs 2017 – local arrangements
Local charity Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin has put together a list of places in Shropshire offering Christmas lunches for older people.
There is no need to be alone and miss out on the festive cheer this year. Christmas lunch clubs are on offer right across the county at a variety of venues on Christmas Day. The lunch clubs are specifically to provide a hot meal and companionship for older people over the festive season.
Please note these details have been compiled by Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin and may be subject to change. Please check with the venue organiser.
All the following lunches take place on Christmas Day (25 December)
Company at Christmas – 11am – 3pm
Helena Lane Day Centre, 20 Hamlet Road, Ludlow SY8 2NP
Contact Sue Jones 01584 874 747; firstname.lastname@example.org
Must be booked in advance. £10, but if this is a problem Churches Together Around Ludlow can help. Transport can be arranged for those who need it.
Together at Christmas – 12.15pm
Town Hall, West Castle Street, Bridgnorth WV16 4AB
Contact Derek Bartlett 07582 754463
If living over a mile from Bridgnorth, transport will be needed. If difficult, call to see if a lift can be arranged.
Open House Community – 10am – 2pm
The Centre, Oak Street, Oswestry SY11 1LW
Contact 01691 655 895; email@example.com
Free lunch and presents. Games & entertainment. Transport provided.
Festive Friends – 11.30pm – 3pm
Church Barn, Bishops Castle SY9 5AY
Contact Mary 01588 630 719
Must be booked. 2 course lunch. Sherry, mince pies, entertainment. Vegetarian option available as standard. Check for other dietary requirements. Suggested donation of £7. Transport and can pair up with volunteer.
The Ploughboy Café, 13 Mardol Shrewsbury SY1 1PY
Claire or Katie 01743 354 331 (or collect a form from Age UK STW reception at 3 Mardol Gardens, Shrewsbury) No cost transport can be arranged
Trinity Centre, Church Road, Meole Brace Shrewsbury SY3 9HF
Verity Lowe 07989 716 077 ; Veritylowe@btinternet.com
The Salvation Army, Lion Street, Oakengates TF2 6AQ
Service 10.30am – Lunch at 12pm
01952 620 263 FREE, must be booked
Dawley Baptist Church TF4 2ER
FREE. For those in neighbourhood of church only. Ring Roger to book. Lifts may be arranged.
Contact 01952 271 357
Clifford’s House, 9 High Street Whitchurch SY13 1AX
Lunch at 12.30pm There is room for 25 people to have lunch in the café and will get a free little gift.
Contact 07432 760 763