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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 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. 

Lancaster Central Library

A bustling community hub with activities, classes, events, meeting rooms, 34 PCs, Wi-Fi and resources for a wide range of groups. It has extensive stock of fiction, non-fiction and reference material, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs and e-books. See weekly events programme. 

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.  

The Platform, Morecambe

The Platform is Morecambe’s main events and entertainment venue, in the old Promenade Railway Station. It hosts a strong touring programme from jazz and blues to world music, folk and classical and also an extensive range of workshops, recitals, lectures, sequence dances and community events.  

Positive Relaxation

Relaxation therapy can harness the power of visualisation to reduce stress from our busy lives. By including relaxation in your routine, you can clear your mind of the negative thinking caused by stress and anxiety. 

Tara Centre

The Tara Centre is a not-for-profit healing sanctuary in the heart of Lancaster. We run regular sessions, short courses, workshops and retreats that promote physical, emotional and spiritual health. All of our work is underpinned by the values of friendship, community and kindness.  

North Lancashire Wildlife Group

The local group of Lancashire Wildlife Trust. We aim to deliver a programme of activities for members and the general public, raise awareness of wildlife issues and sites, conduct biological recording and survey work, and generally support Wildlife Trust aims and projects - and have fun together! 

Lancaster Royal Grammar School Community Archive Project

Volunteers wanted. Are you interested in Archives and Local History? Lancaster Royal Grammar School is seeking volunteers to help catalogue and research its archive, and to help with a community art project.  

Lancaster Hockey Club

Lancaster Hockey Club Starts Back 1st August! 

National Osteoporosis Society Morecambe Bay Support Group

Meetings held bi-monthly at the Church of Ascension, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme, Lancaster. LA4 6RH 

LMRCA Carnforth Railway Club

Sports & Social Club with room available to hire. 

LANCASTER 48%

Did you vote Remain? Do you wish to take back control over Hard Brexit? Join the Lancaster 48% who are campaigning against Brexit. 

Toll House Inn

A £2 million development in the centre of Lancaster at the junction of Penny Street and Aldcliffe Road and offers a 4* bar, hotel and dining in the heart of the city. This is a place to celebrate, relax, unwind, and enjoy the best of Lancastrian hospitality and service. 

Lancaster and Morecambe Makers' Space

We are a group of people who enjoy technology, craft, and making things generally. We have a community workshop near the centre of Lancaster with a range of equipment which can be used by members and by anyone who wants to come to one of our open evenings. We also organise public events in the area. 

Fun Inclusive Sports for Children 5 - 18yrs. Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Fun sports at Lancaster & Morecambe College Sports Centre for children, just £2 per session. Evenings, weekends and school holidays. Basketball, handball, girls' football, pan ability football, multi sports, additional needs multi sports. Supervised by qualified coaches.  

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Vanilla Bikes

Est. 2009.  We are a family of cyclists and employ cyclists. We stock killer products like BKOOL, Sako7, Defeet, Funkier, Pioneer, Quarq & Vermarc as well as the big brands you would expect like Campagnolo, Shimano & SRAM. Extensive online range. We can also offer advice through our helpline. 

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