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COMMUNITY GROUPS

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Community organisations, groups, societies, clubs and networks. Volunteering Opportunities.

For all Creative Arts, Theatre, Music and Writing groups see our Gallery section 

For Transport and Cycling groups see Transport

Not all the listed items for this section have been carried over yet from our previous website. 
You can still find the old 'Community Groups' listings archived here.
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Sub-categories:

Animals

Animal Welfare, Interest & Protection. Domestic, Pet, Livestock, Working and Rescue.  Animal Exhibits.

Arts & Crafts Area

Artists & Groups in Fine Arts, Digital, Crafts & Other Media. Suppliers. 

Community Centres Cultural Groups
Environmental Organisations

Environmental and ecological sustainability groups

Faith & Spirit

Religious, faith and spirituality groups. 

Farming & Local Food Source Production Games & Gaming
Health & Disability Support Groups Heritage Groups

Heritage, historical and archeological organisations

LGBTQ+

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and other groups relating to sexual and gender orientation.

Literary Appreciation
Overseas Aid Political Parties Pressure Groups

Local groups which form around a campaign to influence an issue of public policy

Seniors

Groups & Services for older / elderly people

Social & Philanthropic Special Interest

Groups we don't have a classification for - yet:-)

Sports & Fitness

Active Sports, Fitness & Physical Pursuits Clubs, Classes & Businesses. Instructors. Sports Equipment Suppliers. Cycling

Support Groups

Support & Self-Help Groups. For illness-related / carers / disability see our Health & Disability section.

Technology

Groups related to technology

Trades Unions Venues

Venues for hire for events, Performance, Meeting & Function Rooms

Volunteering Opportunities
Youth Organisations

To narrow down your search, click one of the subcategories above.

All listings under 'COMMUNITY GROUPS' and any of its subcategories are shown below.

Lancaster Arts

Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University is the University's award-winning arts provider, supporting cultural and artistic engagement at the highest level through a programme of internationally renowned contemporary theatre, dance, visual art, classical music and an early-years family programme.  

Salt Ayre Leisure Centre

Following a £5m refurbishment (2017) Salt Ayre boasts a wide range of high quality indoor, water and outdoor facilities & activities for all ages and fitness levels. We also offer an extra programme of exciting supervised activities for children through the school holidays. 

Knight Time Creations: Illustration and Graphic Design Services

Custom graphics and illustrations tailored to meet your needs! Whether you think you need an artist, a cartoonist, an illustrator or a graphic designer, you'll come to the right place if you get in touch with Jack Knight at Knight Time Creations. 

Studio Arts

50 North Road, Lancaster, England, LA1 1LT, UK. Tel: +44 (0)1524 68014. We are a retailer and an online ecommerce website of art, watercolour, oil, acrylic, craft and graphic materials from the world's leading suppliers. 

Original Voice of The Love Affair Steve Ellis & The Norman Beaker Band

50 years after Steve Ellis shot to stardom with the Love Affair hit "Everlasting Love", he's released an album on SONY and performing full live shows! He's teamed up with Blues Hall of Fame British Legend Norman Beaker & Band, to present a full R&B Show at Darwen Library Theatre. 

Room Hire Morecambe - The Consult Centre hub

Meeting and Training room hire Morecambe Bay  

Lancaster Eco-Alliance Project (LA1)

Local FB eco-group Love Life, Love Lancaster is running a campaign (Apr-Aug) to promote local shops that take in clean shopping bags/tubs to reuse. You can check out the already participated shops here.  

Halton Social Club

We are a not-for-profit community venue. Free to hire for charity and community events and all family occasions. Licensed bar and catering facilities. Two minutes from Bay Gateway & M6, ten minutes from the centre of Lancaster & Morecambe.  

Humanist Celebrants

Humanist Celebrants are ready to deliver non-religious ceremonies in your area! A humanist celebrant is a formally trained and assessed person who can plan, write and deliver a range of events/ceremonies to help other Humanists mark life events i.e. Weddings, Partnerships, Namings, Funerals.  

Rowan Wood Sports Therapy

Sports therapy — injury diagnosis, rehab & prevention — sports massage 

More Music (the Hothouse)

More Music is a community music and education charity based in the West End of Morecambe, working throughout Lancashire, the North West and internationally. We provide a year round programme that covers a breadth of music making activity involving people of all ages and all backgrounds. 

Forest Friends Project - Lancaster District

Forest Friends Project - a new volunteering opportunity to help manage urban woodlands in the Lancaster District, for wildlife and people.  

Food Clubs

Food Clubs 'intercept' safe and edible food that would go otherwise to waste. Local food clubs tend to be mainly supplied in bulk by a food interception organisation. Each club charges a small weekly membership fee.  

Wyresdale Park Co-Working Barns and Artist Studios

Listed stone barns in the idyllic grounds of Wyresdale Park have been transformed into an open plan co-working loft-studio for designated desk/ studio spaces.  

Heartsong Sacred Singing & Meditation

HeartSong in Lancaster in North West England is a Meditation and Chanting and Singing group, linked with Moon cycles and the energy of Nature, focussed in Celtic festivals 

Halton Mill

Halton Mill is an award-winning, eco-renovated 19th century building, 100% powered by renewable energy. We have a variety of spaces for hire for meetings, well-being events, concerts, workshops and small businesses. Cafe & showers. Fully licensed. Discounts for music & networking events.  

Lancaster & District Homeless Action Service (LDHAS)

LDHAS is the leading homeless charity in the Lancaster region. We work with people from many backgrounds whose circumstance have led to sleeping rough, or struggling to manage their own accommodation. The service is committed to helping people find accommodation and learn essential life skills. 

Lancaster City Museum

This splendid museum's collections illustrate the rich history and archaeology of the city of Lancaster, from the Romans to the present day. It features regularly changing exhibitions and a programme of fun events and activities for families. It is also home to The King's Own Regiment museum. 

The Exchange Creative Community

A community-driven creative hub that uses art and creativity as a means to grow community wellbeing, aspiration and enterprise, based in the heart of Morecambe's West End. The Exchange is a vibrant hub for art, craft, multimedia and creativity with classes, community events and exhibitions.  

The Continuing Learning Group

We are an educational group based at Lancaster University aimed primarily at those middle aged and beyond, but open to everyone. We meet on Wednesdays in term-time for Lunchtime Lectures from experts on a whole range of topics, followed by a discussion session.  

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