hero
icon

The Care and Fun Club Charity @ Blythe Centre

The Care and Fun Club charity, deliver and facilitate a great selection of groups for the community. Based from Blythe Bridge Library, Blythe Centre can offer cost effective and welcoming facilities to promote workshops, social groups and activites that support our general health and wellbeing.

Thumbnail Image

Knitters, Quilters & Sewers Group - Share skills and natter.

Between Thursday 11 January 2024 and Thursday 4 April 2024
A weekly group for needle work enthusiasts. Beginners Welcome A welcoming group who enjoy being creative with a mixture of traditional fabrics. Learn to Knit and Crochet, or begin your own sewing project. Whilst enjoying the company of like minded individuals.
Blythe Centre. Your Community - Your Library
Thumbnail Image

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Between Friday 23 February 2024 and Friday 22 March 2024
Join our volunteers as they sing rhymes and encourage your little one to play along with basic musical instruments such as tambourines & hand bells These free, half hour sessions are not only great fun, playing musical instruments can help develop your baby's motor skills and getting together in a group is a great opportunity to socialise Aimed at parents, carers and grandparents with children aged 0-3 (4) Limited availability, booking is essential
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Twinkle Tots @ Blythe Centre 9.30 - 11.30am

Between Monday 19 February 2024 and Monday 18 March 2024
Come along to a welcoming, friendly, parent/ carer, baby & toddler group. A place to meet, play, learn and grow. Toys, activities and crafts Everyone welcome Twinkle Tots group is operated by The Care and Fun Club Charity and run by an Early Years Professional. Suggested ages - From Birth - Preschool "4yrs old"
Blythe Centre. Your Community - Your Library
Thumbnail Image

Crafts4All

Between Tuesday 13 February 2024 and Tuesday 19 March 2024
2 hour weekly sessions - monthly projects learning a variety of arts and crafts. Fancy learning a new craft or technique? Each month we will choose a new craft or project to learn together in a small, supportive and friendly group. Plenty of time to learn, experiment and have a giggle, or if you prefer you can just bring you own project to work on. Suitable for beginners and more experienced crafters. To see more info and examples please see our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Blythe-Centre-Creative-Group-108212024890876/
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

NHS health checks

Between Wednesday 28 February 2024 and Wednesday 6 March 2024
Come and have a NHS health checks .Book by contacting Everyone health on 28/02/2024 and 06/03/2024 to have a BP check, cholesterol, blood sugar, height, weight and BMI and lifestyle advice. You are eligible if you are aged 40-74 and live in Staffordshire. If you are 74+ MOT's are available. Reduces risks of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease , diabetes or dementia by early spotting of signs and symptoms. To book an appointment call 0333 005 0095 or text HEART to 60777.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Carers support group

Between Wednesday 6 March 2024 and Wednesday 4 December 2024
Join us on the first Wednesday of the month for carers support. In the morning choose to join us for a make and bake prepare a cake or simply sit and chat to other carers, or ex carers. In the afternoon we have DT activities to support with creative side and reducing those stresses. Small friendly group .
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Baby bank

Between Wednesday 14 February 2024 and Wednesday 11 December 2024
Come along and bring or collect nappies, wipes, toiletries, toys, clothes up to 4yrs. equipment on request and protect the environment. Formula on request and a friendly chat and support available.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Asthma and lung UK event

Wednesday 13 March 2024
Come and ask questions about your asthma and lung health and get information on support available with Asthma and Lung UK.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

NEA , Poteries Moneywise finance and benefits talk

Wednesday 27 March 2024
Come and find out what is available from organisations like NEA. Potteries moneywise, Beat the cold and other organisations that help with support during this cost of living crisis who can support with benefits, finances and money advice.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Stroke association -What support is available

Wednesday 10 April 2024
Find out what support is available in the initial 12 months and after for people who have had strokes and ask any questions form the stroke association
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Osteoarthritis talk

Wednesday 24 April 2024
Come an join us for a talk with Lorna our physiotherapist on a talk about supporting yourself with Osteoarthritis to help manage this condition.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Creative Studio Lori- finding a moment of Bliss talk

Wednesday 8 May 2024
A new service which looks at finding a piece of bliss in your day. Come and join us for a moment of bliss and finding joy in everyday.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Diabetes Information day

Wednesday 12 June 2024
A range of services that support diabetes such as Reed, NDPP, Podiatrist, Ophthalmologist and diabetes service. Each service will do a talk and then have a table of information to get advice, information and ask questions.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Sleep clinic

Wednesday 21 February 2024
Come and find out about how you can support yourself with a good nights sleep with Dr Nik. Advice and guidance and strategies that you can put into place.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Valentines day chair based exercises

Wednesday 14 February 2024
Come and join us for Fun exercises to music, good for maintaining fitness and supporting pre or post op recovery and building stamina and muscle strength for joints. Followed by refreshments.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Twinkle Tots @ Blythe Centre 9.30 - 11.30am

Between Monday 27 November 2023 and Monday 5 February 2024
Come along to a welcoming, friendly, parent/ carer, baby & toddler group. A place to meet, play, learn and grow. Toys, activities. Everyone welcome Twinkle Tots group is operated by The Care and Fun Club Charity. Suggested ages - From Birth - Preschool "4yrs old"
Blythe Centre. Your Community - Your Library
Thumbnail Image

Read and warm space

Wednesday 31 January 2024
Come and use the space to read and relax , support and chat and have a cuppa .
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

IT support day

Wednesday 24 January 2024
Come and get some help getting online, downloading the NHS app and come and have any questions answered on IT.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Warm space and chat

Wednesday 10 January 2024
Come and join us for a cuppa, chat and support and enjoy some company. We will be here if you want to ask any questions, just come and spend time with others, be looked after with a cuppa.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

High Peak Baby Bank

Between Wednesday 21 December 2022 and Wednesday 20 December 2023
Providing free Nappies, Wipes & Toiletries. Clothing and Equipment also available on request via the High Peak Baby Bank High Peak Baby Bank is run in conjunction with Moorlands PCN For enquires please use the contact organiser link.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Christmas Party - Twinkle Tots

Between Monday 13 December 2021 and Monday 18 December 2023
For the families who attend our Bright Babies or Twinkle Tots groups only. HoHoHo, Santa will be with us so come and join the fun for some party games. We will be providing party snacks and drinks, so please let us know of allergies. Dont forget to bring a wrapped gift for your child "clearly named", so they may collect it from Santa, to be placed under your tree at home.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Christmas chair based exercises party

Wednesday 13 December 2023
Come and join us for some Christmas themed songs and activities and chair-based exercises using equipment and sing along to your favourite Christmas songs with an hour of refreshments and a mince pie or shortbread.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

North Staffs Carers - Local Carers Support Group

Between Wednesday 7 December 2022 and Wednesday 6 December 2023
Our club offers Carers the opportunity to come together, socialise and take a break. This friendly club meets monthly for Carers of all ages. This group is operated by North Staffs Carers in partnership with the NHS, Moorlands PCN and The Care and Fun Club Charity. All enquiries should be made via the contact organiser link.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Dementia information day

Wednesday 29 November 2023
We will have short intros from several services and what they can offer, and they will be around all afternoon to ask questions. Organisations include Alzheimer's society, Approach, One 4 all, North staffs carers, Staffordshire together for carers, Homes first, New Victoria theatre .
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Menopause Information Talk

Wednesday 8 November 2023
Come and have a talk by our expert in women's health and menopause to support with this transition and ask question.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Asthma and COPD support and information event

Wednesday 8 November 2023
Come and join us for an event by Asthma and Lung Uk. A talk and support from respiratory nurse UNHM at Blythe bridge library at 2pm-4pm. Talk followed by refreshments.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Chronic pain talk -Stephen Henderson NIMs physio

Wednesday 25 October 2023
Come and discuss pain management strategies , support available, information and peer support. Talk followed by refreshments.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Health and happiness

Wednesday 11 October 2023
come and talk about lots of things with a very fun and entertaining talk with Dr Shevlin, renowned speaker and enthusiast. Come and talk anything health and happiness and have some fun with this interactive talk.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Back and neck pain information

Wednesday 27 September 2023
Come and see our lovely physiotherapy Lorna who will talk about common conditions affecting back and neck and how you can support these.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Staffordshire sight loss

Wednesday 13 September 2023
Come and get information on macular degeneration and other conditions and what support is available.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Crafts4All - Tuesday afternoon Art and Crafts

Tuesday 12 September 2023
Fancy knowing and learning about a variety of Arts and Crafts? Each month our experience artists’ will support you on you voyage of discovery, as you develop your knowledge each week Led by Debbi Silcock a local multimedia artist who has shown her work in some very prestigious galleries, you will learn and hone your skills in various genres of arts and crafts: traditional crafts, modern and culturally diverse in this facinating weekly sessions Suitable for beginners and more advanced crafters
Blythe Centre. Your Community - Your Library
Thumbnail Image

Fibromyalgia and ME support sessions

Between Wednesday 14 June 2023 and Wednesday 30 August 2023
Come and learn about acceptance, pacing and management levels, Physical activity levels and exercise, mindfulness and relieving pain, relaxation and self care, diet and reflections over a 7 week period.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

What on Earth is That? - Fizz Pop Science 6-12yrs

Monday 14 August 2023
Fizz Pop Science come to the Summer Reading Challenge Fun filled science session, find out how a material like paper can completely disappear in a flash, or how 2 white powders can be completley opposite as 1 drinks more water than the other. Create you own experiment to take home. Plus time to be part of the Summer Reading Challenge and collect rewards and books for the summer.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Rainbow Bubbles - Fizz Pop Science 2-6yrs

Monday 14 August 2023
FIZZ POP Science - Comes to the Summer Reading Challenge Reveal the secret of white light when we see rainbows in the library. Plat with special touchable bubbles and create your own special bubbles from a secret mix. Plus time to be part of the Summer Reading Challenge and collect more sticker and books for your summer.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Between Friday 6 January 2023 and Friday 21 July 2023
Join our volunteers as they sing rhymes and encourage your little one to play along with basic musical instruments such as tambourines & hand bells These free, half hour sessions are not only great fun, playing musical instruments can help develop your baby's motor skills and getting together in a group is a great opportunity to socialise Aimed at parents, carers and grandparents with children aged 0-3 (4) With limited numbers allowed in the centre/library at the moment booking is essential
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Saturday KidzClub 3-11 years

Between Saturday 7 January 2023 and Saturday 3 June 2023
Come along to the library for a fun filled morning. A different theme each month with crafts to take away. Children aged 8 and under will need a responsible adult with them. Each Club will include crafts to take away, a chance to choose some reading books and a story.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Breast screening and bowel screening talk

Wednesday 31 May 2023
Come and join us for a talk about Cheadle hospital service for breast and bowel screening and have any questions answered or concerns by out breast and bowel screening team, UNHM.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Dragons and other mythical creatures (3-11 years)

Tuesday 30 May 2023
Do you like dragons or do you think unicorns rock? Are you a fan of Unicorns? Do you prefer fairies? We hope to explore this topic and maybe introduce you what a griffin looks like? This session will have crafts, a snack and story. You can collect books for the half term holiday. We look forward to seeing you there...
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Chair based exercises

Wednesday 24 May 2023
Come and join us for some chair based exercises with music and equipment good for recovering from operations, getting pre op ready and core strength for anyone who can no longer do the same level of exercises.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Warm chat and a read day

Wednesday 10 May 2023
Come and drop in and have space for a chat or a read and refreshments. Come and join us,
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Coronation Craft and Cake (Drop In)

Saturday 29 April 2023
Come along and join us to celebrate the coronation. Community event. Drop in for a drink and cake and a natter. Coronation themed crafts for the children(donation). Refreshments will be available to purchase. Everyone welcome
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

IT support drop in day

Wednesday 26 April 2023
Come and get some help downloading and going through the NHS app and Getting help online.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Arthritis Action UK- Self care and management of Arthritis

Wednesday 12 April 2023
Talk by Arthritis action UK showing useful exercises for joints, looking at self care and management o support this condition including diet, exercises, pain management and emotional side and pacing. Followed by opportunity to chat and ask questions and then refreshments and opportunity to talk to peers about your shared experience.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Easter Kidz Club 3-11 years

Monday 3 April 2023
Come along to the library for Easter crafts and fun. Easter egg hunt, a snack and drink, and a chocolate treat to take home. There’ll be time to collect some holiday reading.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Drop in social prescriber

Between Wednesday 18 January 2023 and Wednesday 29 March 2023
Come along and chat if you have any worries about finances, want to know more about social groups or community groups that meet your needs. Supporting with housing, healthy lifestyle choices and if you are feeling isolated and lonely. For signposting and advice.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Meditation and relaxation

Wednesday 29 March 2023
Come and learn some strategies to help with relaxation and meditation including breathing exercises and body tension and guided meditations to help you relax that can be used anywhere. Please bring a blanket can sit in a chair to do exercises too.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Crafts4All - Tuesday afternoon Art and Crafts

Between Tuesday 6 September 2022 and Tuesday 28 March 2023
Fancy knowing and learning about a variety of Arts and Crafts? Each month our experience artists’ will support you on you voyage of discovery, as you develop your knowledge each week Led by Debbi Silcock a local multimedia artist who has shown her work in some very prestigious galleries, you will learn and hone your skills in various genres of arts and crafts: traditional crafts, modern and culturally diverse in this facinating weekly sessions Suitable for beginners and more advanced crafters
Blythe Centre. Your Community - Your Library
Thumbnail Image

Pain management and self care

Wednesday 8 March 2023
Come and speak to our pharmacist about what works, what you can use, what does not mix and when pain relief wouldn't be suitable and alternatives. Opportunity for chat and questions too.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Gout-Self care and management

Wednesday 22 February 2023
A chance to ask questions and gain information to help this condition and how to gain control and knowing what you can do to help. Opportunity to ask questions of our specialist Lorraine. Then an opportunity to chat to others who experience this condition.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Half-term Kidz' Club

Tuesday 21 February 2023
Does your child like farm animals? Come along and join us for some fun animal crafts at the library. We will have some pancakes for our snack. We will have a story time. You will have time to collect some books to read at home afterwards.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Diabetes self care and management

Wednesday 8 February 2023
A specialist form Diabetes UK coming to give a talk to support patients to best care and manage their symptoms and condition and get advice and have an opportunity to chat and have a cuppa afterwards.
Blythe Centre
Thumbnail Image

Selfcare and management back and neck pain.

Wednesday 25 January 2023
Come and gain advice, support and exercises which will help to manage and support neck and back pain. Then enjoy a cuppa, cake and chat for an hour afterwards. Gain advice from our physio Lorna and opportunity to ask questions. This Wellness Wednesday activity is delivered by Moorlands PCN as part of its NHS offer. delivered in partnership with The Care and Fun Club Charity
Blythe Centre