Local Events

Alderley Edge Luncheon Club

The Luncheon Club (LC) which is based at the Methodish Church, provides a two course lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays during school terms for older people living the area. Members do not have to live in Alderley Edge, meet any criteria, or be referred by a doctor or social worker but they do need to be able to get themselves to LC as we do not provide transport. Members start arriving at noon and the meal is served at 12.30 p.m.

Lunches cost £3.00 and members let us know when they will be eating with us by paying one meal in advance. Some members come twice a week, some once a week and some less regularly.

The Methodist Church is easily accessible for those using walking aids, wheelchairs or mobility scooters. Parking is available for members. There is waitress service for the meal and although there is not a choice, we can serve smaller portions. Often we are able to offer ‘seconds’.

Luncheon Club is run entirely by volunteers from the Royal Voluntary Service. Volunteers generally cook once a month in teams of four. The team leader decides on the menu and does the shopping for the fresh ingredients. It is well recognized that Luncheon Club provides valuable social contact for older people but this is equally true for volunteers. We do work hard but we have lots of opportunity to chat, discover new recipes and have the satisfaction of seeing the results of our labours. Volunteers work from 10.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. or 2.00 p.m.

If you are interested in joining Luncheon Club or becoming a volunteer, please contact Anne on 01625 582514


Wilmslow Historical Society Lecture

Wednesday 10th January 2018 at 7.45 p.m.

St Bartholomew’s Parish Hall, Chancel Lane, Cliff Road, Wilmslow, SK9 4AA

Wilmslow Historical Society’s first lecture of 2018 will be given by Claire Moores, a local historian with a particular interest in the history of Great Warford.
Her talk “Reads and sings beautifully … very defective” focuses on Mary Dendy, the driving force behind establishing the Sandlebridge Colony for the mentally handicapped at Great Warford.

Visitors welcome £3, tea/coffee and biscuits included. Tel: 01625 529178


An evening with mountaineer Paul Braithwaite

Thursday 18th January 2018 (7.00 p.m. until 9.30 p.m.)

A leading British mountaineer will be talking about his climbing years at a fundraising event for East Cheshire Hospice.
Paul Braithwaite will be speaking at Alderley Edge Golf Club at an evening fundraiser organised by the Wilmslow Support Group of the Hospice.
Paul will speak about his extraordinary climbing career from the early years in the chew Valley to Alpine north faces, the Elger, Matterhorn and more. Plus expeditions to the Himalaya, Patagonia Alaska, Mount Everest and beyond.
Tickets priced £15, including light refreshments and are available from Ned Spencer on 07867 802744
The doors and bar will be open from 7.00 p.m. on Thursday 18th January and the talk will take place from 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. There will be a 30 minute interval for canapes at 8.15 p.m.
All proceeds will go to East Cheshire Hospice.