Taster sessions at Active Forever, Tuesday 28th June 10am – 1pm at King Alfred Leisure Centre

A morning of taster sessions where you can try out a range of different activities for free. Why not come along and try a new class?

The morning includes two sessions from LifeLines volunteers: Dave will be taking people through some dance steps and Shamsul will be leading a gentle exercise group.

This event is part of Brighton and Hove City Council’s Sport & Physical Activity Festival. For more information about this event please go to http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/event/active-forever-2016



Coming soon! Sculpture for Beginners

Come and have a go in a fun ‘try it out’ class! Absolute beginners are very welcome at our new sculpture class! You will be using clay to ‘have a go’ and try out some basic sculpting techniques and you can make your own sculpture to take home. The course is free and starts in July. Call LifeLines on 01273 688117 for details and to book a place.

Ballroom Dance classes – first Tuesday of the month, 2.30 – 4pm

FREE lessons led by our experienced Dance Teacher and LifeLines volunteer, Dave. Come along and learn some new steps for our monthly Tea Dances, or just to have some fun!

The lessons will cover beginners level:

  • Social Foxtrot
  • Quickstep
  • Waltz
  • Cha Cha
  • Rhumba

The class runs on the first Tuesday of the month 2.30pm – 4pm.  Diary dates for summer 2016: 5th July, 2nd August, 6th September.

Where: The classes are run at Patching Lodge in the dining area. Patching Lodge is on the corner of Eastern Road and Freshfield Road opposite the Gala Bingo Hall, BN2 0AQ

Please call LifeLines on 01273 688117 for further details..

Monthly Tea Dance – every first Thursday of the month at Patching Lodge

Why not come along and join others on the dance floor or just enjoy the music with tea and cakes. First Thursday of every month 2.30 – 4.30 pm.

You can also come along at 2.00 and learn a few steps with Dave before the main dance.

Where: Patching Lodge in the dining area. Patching Lodge is on the corner of Eastern Road and Freshfield Road opposite the Gala Bingo Hall, BN2 0AQ.

Want to learn more steps? Come to Dave’s Ballroom Dance Class on the first Tuesday of the month 2.30 – 4.00. Call 01273 688117 for details.

Talking about Loss – new group starting 7th April 2015

Have you suffered a loss? Don’t sit at home alone. A new series of 8 weeks of informal support starts on 7th April 2015 with an experienced Bereavement Counsellor. Come and share your experiences with others in a safe and secure place. Learn about the grieving process and develop strategies for coping and moving forward.

See Activities taking place at Patching Lodge for further information.

Ukelele for Complete Beginners

Now’s your chance! Come and learn the basics of Ukelele playing with Lifelines volunteer Alistair Munroe, an experienced guitar and Uke player who would love to share his expertise. The course is free but members will need to provide their own ukelele and attend an information session on Tuesday 7th April 2pm – 3pm, to be held at Walter May House.

See Other Lifelines Activities Locally for full details.