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.
are held weekly on Tuesday afternoons starting at 2.00pm.
Cost is £3.00 incl refreshments. CURRENTLY CLOSED
in conjunction with Western Avenue Medical Centre, and other partners, will operate a weekly health walk on Mondays and Thursdays starting from Blacon URC. Walkers to meet at Blacon URC at 10.15 am. Walks leave at 10.30 am along varied routes to suit different abilities, finishing with refreshments back at the URC.
This group exists to knit clothing and other goods to send to people in need. Enjoy knitting for a worthy cause and the company whist doing so. The cost is £1:50 per week for refreshments, and to cover the church’s heating and lighting costs (URChurch)
Meets weekly This is operated by Chester Football Club Community Trust Whilst aimed at over 50’s, men and women of all ages and abilities are welcome on a Monday.
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
Phone: 07512 355396 or
Volunteers from Vintage Blacon and the Cleaner Safer Greener Group continue to work with The Arches Primary School to create exciting plans for the Hope Community Garden. Any readers who want to become involved in sharing their gardening skills contact 01244 371843 and leave a message, We would love to hear from you. – CURRENTLY CLOSED
provides a place where people can go to get involved in a number of craft activities. Woodworking, gardening, DIY and using your hands, generally. A cup of tea or coffee and a chat is usually involved as well.
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.
We meet on the first Saturday of the month from 10.30am – 12.30pm.Group Coordinator: Julie Sheen
Open to: Carers and People with Mental Illness
The Parade Enterprise Centre
13 The Parade
Phone: 07493 523180 (group)
– UNCONFIRMED WHEN THIS GROUP IS MEETING AGAIN
At Holy Trinity Church Norris Road, Blacon, Chester CH1 5DZ
Serving homemade soup (Mondays), bacon batches (Thursdays), toast, cakes, hot and cold drinks.
Mondays: 9.30 am – 3.00 pm
Thursdays: 10.00 am – 1.30 pm (in Church)
Place of Welcome with crafts 1.00 – 3.00 pm
Cooking made Simple Mondays 10.00 – 12.00 pm
Open for service at 10:30 on Sunday, have other activities:
Breakfast for you every Friday 9-12.00 Cost depends on items chosen.
Alcoholics Anonymous 7.30pm-9.00pm (currently numbers limited to a maximum of 30/meeting)
Weight Watchers Thursdays 5.30pm (contact Karen on 03456 777788 for more details).
Foodbank – Fridays 10am-12pm (food donations can be given any time when building is open).
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.
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 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
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
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.
Deva Point, Blacon Point Road, Blacon, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 5LD.