Find Groups and Community Activities
|Organisation Description||Where The Organisation is Based?||Who Does the Organisation Work With?||What Theme Best Describes the Organisation?|
|4th Farnworth Scout Group||
Has clubs for scouts, beavers, cubs and explorers
|Farnworth & Kearsley||Children (0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25)||, Children &Young People|
|Age UK Bolton||
Supporting people over the age of 50.
Absolute Beginner’s /Refresher Line Dance –2.30 - 3.00pm
Flick-FLAC (Flicks at Farnworth Learning & Activities Centre) – 3rd Tuesday of the month 1.30 doors, film usually at 2.00pm; 17 Sept, 15 Oct, 19 Nov, 17 Dec (please ring to reserve a seat – free)
Odd Jobs Workshop – Friday 1.00pm – 3.00pm
|Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley||Carers, Older people, Women, Men||Ageing Well|
|Bolton Aphasia Self Help||
BASH is a group which offers support and social contact for people who have speech or communication difficulties following a stroke or brain injury. They meet on the first Monday morning of each month from 10.00am until 12.00 noon
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton||Carers, Disabled people, People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Bolton Dementia Support||
To provide education and training, information and advice, support, social events and outings, weekly activity sessions and have a resource of therapeutic activities to support the person with dementia and those who care for them.
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton, Unsure||Carers, People with mental health issues, Women, Men||Ageing Well|
|Bolton Hospitals Chaplaincy||
Spiritual care of patients and staff in hospital. Office hours 8am - 4pm
|Farnworth & Kearsley||Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Bolton Macmillan information and Support Service||
We offer support and information to has cancer, their relatives, friends and carers. We also support people worried about cancer.
We are able to provide: Written information on all aspects of cancer and living with cancer; benefits and financial advice and access to the Macmillan Benefit Adviser; help with applying for Macmillan Grants; patient support group information and relevant signposting.
There are drop in services available at Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton One, Giles House and Breightmet Library. No appointments are necessary but opening times may vary so we always advise people to call before making a special journey.
There is a telephone helpline (01204 663059) available Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley||All||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Bolton Malayalee Association||
A group of 80 families living in Bolton who migrated ot the UK from South India.
|Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley||BME||Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts|
|Bolton NHS Foundation Trust||
Volunteers play a vital role in supporting our staff to deliver the highest quality care and improving the experience of our patients and visitors. They sacrifice their time to help provide a warm and friendly environment and help our staff by assisting with services of a non-clinical nature which enhance patient care.
There are a number of voluntary roles, from welcoming patients and visitors and helping them to find their way around the hospital, to supporting our fundraising activities
To find out more about volunteering, please click the link below
|Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Bolton South with Farnworth Scouts||
We encourage young people to do more, learn more and be more. Each week, we help over 460,000 young people aged 6-25 enjoy fun and adventure while developing the skills they need to succeed, now and in the future.
|Farnworth & Kearsley||Children (0 -12)||Physical Activity, Children &Young People|
We are an independent, multi-skilled company who work with Charities and Voluntary, Community & Faith groups in Greater Manchester.
We do this by providing our clients with a wide range of services on a not-for-profit basis.
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton||Animals, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, LGBTQ+, BME, Homeless people, Alcohol & substance misusers, Refugees and asylum seekers, People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Choices Youth Support Group||
This group offers personal development to young people and their families within local communities.
|Farnworth & Kearsley||Families / single parents, Looked after children, Unemployed people, Victims / survivors of crime, Children (0 -12), Alcohol & substance misusers, People with mental health issues, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)||, Social Inclusion, Children &Young People, Education & The Arts|
To participate in crafts and help members develop their skills through mutual support to share ideas and socialise through craft activities . To raise funds for Bolton Carers Support.
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton||Carers, Disabled people, LGBTQ+, BME, People with mental health issues, Women, Men||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Doe Hey Bowling Club||
Commitee Meeting on the first Wednesday of every month.
|Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley||Older people||Physical Activity|
|Farnworth & District Parks Veterans Bowling Association||
We are affilliated to the Lancashire County Bowling Association also British Crown Green Bowling Association. We have 15 clubs affilliated to us. From April to September inclusive we play Tuesday and Thursday each week. We also enter six cup matches. We hold a prize presentation at the end September followed by a buffet. There are six league meetings with the AGM in November.
|, Farnworth & Kearsley||Tenants and residents, Older people, Women, Men||Physical Activity, Ageing Well|
|Farnworth Baptist Church||
Farnworth Baptist Church aims to let the people of Farnworth and the surrounding areas know that they are loved by God and to see Kingdom values and transformation brought to the community through our presence and the work that we do.
|Farnworth & Kearsley||All||Social Inclusion|
|Farnworth parents group||
We are a support group for parents. At the moment we meet every Thursday 5.00 - 7.00 pm
|Farnworth & Kearsley||Families / single parents, Tenants and residents, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, BME, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Children &Young People|
|Farnworth Performing Arts Company LTD||
Farnworth Performing Arts are an Amateur company that has three sections, staging plays, pantomimes and musicals, as well as providing an opportunity to sing with “The Entertainers”, who provide most of the income to FPA, by performing at local retirement homes, sheltered housing, etc.
|Greater Manchester, , Farnworth & Kearsley||Disabled people, BME, Older people, People with mental health issues||Education & The Arts|
|Farnworth UCAN User Group||
To contribute to the sustainability of the Farnworth UCAN centre by engaging residents and supporting projects which strengthen community spirit and promotes community cohesion. The FUUG usually meet every 12 weeks on a Thursday at the Farnworth UCAN centre.
|Farnworth & Kearsley||Families / single parents, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Disabled people, LGBTQ+, BME, Refugees and asylum seekers, Women, Men||Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Education & The Arts|
|Farnworth United Reformed Church||
This is a place of Christian worship with premises also used for community activities.
|Farnworth & Kearsley||Faith communities||Religion|
|Five Saints Team Mothers Union||
We meet 1st Tuesday every month. We are a branch of a worldwide organisation. We promote marriage and work in many areas of Education and Health. We have many speakers on many subjects.
|Farnworth & Kearsley||All||Religion, Social Inclusion|
|Grosvenor Nursery School||
We are an Outstanding community nursery school offering funded nursery education for children aged 2, 3 and 4 years. We offer childcare for babies from 6 weeks old, wrap around care, holiday care and up to 30 hours funded childcare for eligible working parents of 3-4 year-olds.
We have extensive and well-established school grounds which offer many opportunities for community use. We also have a large hall and meeting room available.
|Farnworth & Kearsley||Children (0 -12)||, Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Children &Young People, Education & The Arts|
|Highfield Hall Community Association||
Highfield Hall is a community centre which provides rooms for hire. At present we hire to a nursery, art group, karate, weightwatchers etc as well as for priviate functions.
|Farnworth & Kearsley||All||Social Inclusion|
|Kearsley Youth Brass Band||
Kearsley Youth Brass Band is an organisation in Bolton that provides excellent opportunities for people to learn a brass instrument, play as part of a band and meet new friends...completely free of charge! We meet at Kearsley Mount Methodist Church on a Tuesday evening. The Kearsley Training Band meets 5pm-6pm, where you’ll be provided with an instrument and tuition free of charge. Once you’ve got to know your way around the instrument a little, you can move up to the youth band, which runs from 6.30pm-8.15pm, also on Tuesday evenings. Kearsley Youth Brass Band plays lots of concerts around the community, as well as undertaking bigger projects, like our recent tour to Anglesey.
No experience needed – just come along on a Tuesday evening at 5pm and try it out!
|Farnworth & Kearsley||Young people (aged 13-25)||Education & The Arts|
|Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Society||
The Society's objectives are to restore, reconstruct, preserve, maintain and improve the Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal from Nob End, Little Lever to the River Irwell in Salford, to Church Wharf in Bolton, and to Bury Bridges in Bury.
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley||Children (0 -12), People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||Animals & The Environment|
|New Bury Community Centre Management Group||
Providing Bolton Community College courses and also a wide range a voluntary groups based in the centre including Pre School, Youth Club and Boxing Club.
|Farnworth & Kearsley||All||, Education & The Arts|