Are you looking for community groups to join in the Blacon area? Here is a list to help you get started.
We are a faith based partnership working to help improve the lives of the older members of the community in Blacon, Chester
All at United Reform Church unless otherwise stated.
https://www.vintageblacon.org/ has a calendar with dates of events.
WHERE? Blacon High School, Melbourne Road, Blacon CH1 5JH
WHEN? Mondays 5pm – 6pm
WHERE? Goals Soccer Centre, Talbot Way, Chester, CH1 4LT
WHEN? Wednesdays 12pm – 1pm
Telephone: 07512 355396 or
Get in touch via the vintage Blacon website: Men in Sheds
Call 07594 244752
This group is designed for people who want a place to come together and discuss how they can help improve their own and help support others health & wellbeing. Games, quizzes
All ages are welcome.
Meet at the United Reform Church Blacon every Thursday 10am -12noon.
Also in Storyhouse Chester every Monday 10:30 to 12:30.
Blacon Mental Health and Wellbeing
Open to: Carers and People with Mental Illness
The Parade Enterprise Centre
13 The Parade
We meet on the first Saturday of the month from 10.30am – 12.30pm.Group Coordinator: Julie Sheen
The Meeting Place Community Cafe
at Holy Trinity Church Norris Road, Blacon, Chester CH1 5DZ
Serving homemade soup (Mondays), bacon batches (Thursdays),
toast, cakes, hot and cold drinks.
Further information? contact Community Outreach Workers: Sue Mountford on 07835 006834/01244 313799.
CAFÉ CONNECT at Mathew Henry Evangelical Church
Open for service at 10:30 on Sunday, have other activities:
If you are self-isolating in Blacon and are lonely, want prayer, or just a chat, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
We have a dedicated number you can text/call: 07871 733 391
We will try to contact you as soon as possible.
Let’s Move Together
Seated, Supported or Standing Exercises for the over 55s with a Qualified Instructor. Improve your endurance, balance, coordination and make everyday living easier.
Blacon URC Church Hall Friday Mornings 10:00am to 11:00
£3.50 per session ~
contact 07933306745 or
Here and Now Chester Ltd (Bright Life Project)
Here and Now is a social enterprise based in Blacon. It aims to bring socially isolated people together in a friendly and relaxed environment. The Enterprise was formed in July 2015 and works to enhance the lives of the older members of the Blacon and Chester Community.
We run numerous different sessions throughout Chester and the local surrounding areas.
Telephone 01244 379651
Post 14 The Parade Enterprise Centre, Blacon, Chester, CH1 5HN
Blacon Butterflies WI
Meeting Time: 1st Wednesday of month at 6.45 pm Enterprise Centre The Parade, Blacon, Chester CH1 5HN, UK
The Women’s Institute provides women with the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities.
The WI is a charitable organisation based on the ideals of fellowship, truth, tolerance and justice.
Sue Chesworth 07787962316
Facebook page Blacon Butterflies
Avenue Services have a programme of activities every week at the Enterprise Centre and Library.
Blacon History Group
In Spring 2019 the two remaining members of the Group were challenged to revisit Blacon’s history but this time to recapture it digitally for posterity. We have an active Facebook group and continue to educate & interact with the community about the history of Blacon. Come and join us, find us on Facebook or the website and on our YouTube channel.
SEATED EXERCISE at Deva Point ~ Thursday 11-11.45 1st session free then £3.50 (pay as you go)
Deva Point, Blacon Point Road, Blacon, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 5LD.