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Trip to Southport

Have a day out at the longest coast line in Merseyside, take a stroll down the Southport pier, the second longest in the UK, ride a pedalo on the Marine Lake, or take a planned stroll down the beach front. With plenty of shops and restaurants, you’ll not be spoilt for choice or visit the Atkinson Museum for a taste of Art and Culture.

Tuesday 3rd July The coach will leave the MAECare office at 10am, returning at 6pm.

Price: £17.50 members/ £27.50 non-members.

Please note the trips will be cancelled if we do not get 30 or more bookings

North East Producers


The fantastic theatre group will be back to perform ‘Memories are made of this’, a mixture of song and dance to raise the spirits with afternoon tea served afterwards.

Thursday 28th June, Wigton Moor Church Hall, 2pm to 4pm, £5 members/£6 non-members.

Strawberry Tea


The students at Allerton High School would like to invite you to the Annual Strawberry Tea on Thursday 12th July.

Tea and scones will be served by the staff and young people, with entertainment also provided by the young people at the school. This event is free to MAECare members, so please ring the office to book your place. Transport is available.

Thursday 12th July, Allerton High School, 1.30pm to 3pm.

Annual Celebration 2018


Everyone is welcome to join us at this annual event this year on Tuesday 17th July from 11am to 1.30pm at Alwoodley Park Methodist Church. We will be able to tell you what’s happened in the last year and see this year’s annual report. There will be entertainment, followed by a light lunch.

Please phone the office to book your place. Transport is available.

Tuesday 17th July, Alwoodley Park Methodist Church, 11am to 1.30pm.

Dying Matters – What Can You Do?


Death is the one certainty in life for us all.

Jack Kelly is passionate about his work at Dodgson’s Funerals as he wants to make a difficult time for families that little bit easier; he’ll be available to offer information about planning for death and dying with “Ask a Funeral Director” and there’ll also be a talk from a solicitor on Lasting Power of Attorney, Making a Will and Living Wills etc.

MAECare invite you to come along if you’ve a question for a funeral director, are thinking about planning your funeral or want to find out more about making a Will.

Wednesday 16th May, 11.30am to 2pm. @57a.

This event is free and includes lunch, so please let us know you’re planning to come along. Transport is available if needed. Let us know when you book.

Cats Pyjamas at Treetops


Come and hear some of the best entries for the Eurovision Song contests from Cliff Richard to ABBA. Sing along to the famous songs with tea and cake served afterwards.

Choose one of the following dates: Tuesday 1st May
Tuesday 22nd May
2pm to 3.30pm, Treetops
Community Centre, Squirrel Way,
£5 members/ £6 non-members.

Treetops Afternoon Tea


A delightful afternoon awaits with sandwiches, tea and cake, supported by the Treetops Management Committee, with fabulous entertainment.

Thursday 17th May
2pm to 4pm, Treetops Community
Centre, Squirrel Way,
£4 members/£5 non-members

Sunshine On Leith – The Musical


MAECare Theatre Trips for All

These occasional evening trips to the theatre are open to all, but, tickets are limited so call 266 0371 and let us know what you’d like to see.

Friday 11th May – Sunshine On Leith – The Musical

Returning from overseas to their hometown of Edinburgh , Davy and Ally embark upon intertwining journeys of life and love, set to the timeless songs of the much-loved band The Proclaimers, as they question what “home” really means.

Pick ups from 5.30pm – return approximately 10.30pm.
£20 members/£25 non-members – including door-to-door transport.

Theatre seats are available with level access and if you need support to come on a trip such as someone to push your wheelchair, please tell us when you book.

MAECare Theatre Trips for All – Madam Butterfly


MAECare Theatre Trips for All

These occasional evening trips to the theatre are open to all, but, tickets are limited so call 266 0371 and let us know what you’d like to see.

If you’d like to go to the opera, we’ve been offered subsidised Encore tickets for Opera North’s production of one of the best-loved operas of all time, Puccini’s ‘Madama Butterfly’. Cio-Cio San, a young Japanese woman, sacrifices everything to marry Pinkerton, a dashing American naval officer. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Tuesday 20th February at The Grand, 5.30pm to 10.30pm. Price £20 members/£25 non-members (includes ticket and transport).mADAM

Botany Bay Shopping Mill


Botany Bay Shopping Mill

Based in the refurbished Canal Mill in Chorley Lancashire, it offers a unique shopping experience across 5 floors.

With lifts to get you to each floor, offering products in a range of departments, including Housewares, clothing, hobbies and crafts also furniture. Not forgetting a garden centre, with a full selection of specialist English plants and a range of ornaments you can purchase to cultivate your garden. They offer fresh local produce in the food hall with a butchers, ice cream shop and artisan bakery. There is a café offering a range of hot drinks and sandwiches and a restaurant offering daily chef specials. It boasts a car boot sale for you to browse around. You will have the day to shop, eat and relax at your leisure. This trip is aimed at members who need no assistance to enjoy the full day.

Wednesday 21st March

The coach will leave the MAECare office at 9am and return at 6pm.

Price: £12.50 for MAECare members/£22.50 for nonmembers

All Day Outings

Our coach outings are led by volunteers, and if you wish to go you need to be able to manage the day independently or to bring a carer with you to support you. The volunteers are there to make sure everyone gets on and off the coach safely and are safe during the day. They are not available on these outings to assist with mobility.

Leeds University Intercultural Ambassador Event


Leeds University Intercultural Ambassador Event

For the third consecutive year MAECare will be joined by a group of students from Leeds University who will be hosting three sessions of interesting and interactive activities @57a. Come along and find out what’s on offer…

Wednesday 21st February
Wednesday 29th February
Wednesday 7th March
2pm to 4pm
Free event. @57a.

Shadwell Spring Lunch


Shadwell Spring Lunch

Welcome in the spring with entertainment from singer and guitarist Richard Strickland and a fabulous lunch prepared by our volunteers.

Tuesday 13th March, Shadwell Methodist Church, 10.30am to 1pm. £4 members/£5 non-members.

Burns’ Celebration


Burns’ Celebration

Join us for an afternoon of all things Scottish and learn more about the life, poetry and songs of the Scottish Bard Rabbie Burns!

There will be singing and poetry reciting with special guests. Other activities with a Scottish flavour planned! Sample some haggis if you are a Braveheart (vegetarian haggis available if you are not so brave!). Includes a light lunch of sandwiches/cake.

Contact Julie Morrison for more details and to book a place.

Wednesday 24th January, 11.30am to 2.30pm. @57a. £5 members/£6 non-members. Places limited to 25.

New Year Meal at Weetwood Hall


Some of the buildings at Weetwood Hall date back to a Manor House in the 16th Century, although most of the old building is 18th Century.

Join us for this great value meal, the cost is £20 for a three course meal including tea and coffee. (£25 for non-members).

Please return a booking form together with your payment and menu choices by Friday 12th January 2018.

Weetwood Hall has a large car park, but transport is available for an additional £4.

Wednesday 31st January, 12.15pm for 12.30pm. £20 members/£25 non-members, Weetwood Hall, Otley Road, LS16.