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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.

Atticus

Atticus is a local independent bookstore, arts venue and social enterprise project, also specialising online in South East Asian books. Atticus also stocks vinyl records. 

Masjid-e-Noor - Lancaster Islamic Society

Masjid-e-Noor was established in 1972 to serve the religious needs of the local Muslim community and is used for prayers and lectures. It also provides a Madrasah (Muslim School) for children, male and female above the age of 5. 

City Church Lancaster

City Church is a vibrant and growing church in Lancaster. We are a community passionate about meeting with God and making Jesus known across our city, nation & beyond. 

Lancaster & Fleetwood Labour Party

Labour is here to support the people of Lancaster - to ensure that services are delivered for the benefit of all and to make Lancaster a great place to live and work. 

A Bit of a Buzz® Beeswax Candles & Polish

Beeswax Candles and Beeswax Polishes. Made using 100% Natural English Beeswax, Natural Nut Oils and Essential Oils. No Chemicals. Non Toxic. Food Safe. Beeswax Furniture Polish, Beeswax Shoe Polish, Beeswax Chopping Board Conditioner & Beeswax Leather Polish. Retail & Wholesale 

The Centre @ Halton

A vibrant and welcoming community centre in the heart of Halton, offering indoor and outdoor facilities, with a fantastic skate park. We have a huge number of classes and activities, from sports and exercise to community activities and events for all ages. We also have a friendly and popular cafe.  

Iyengar Yoga Class

Tuesday morning: 10.00 - 11.30am with teacher Rozz Cutler at The River Room, Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton, Lancaster, LA2 6ND. rosemarycutler@yahoo.cm Cost: £42 for 6 consecutive weeks. £8 drop in per class.  

Lancaster School of Tai Chi Chuan Beginners Class

This class serves the student wishing to use Tai Chi and QiGong as a combative component against specific ailments. It is also used as an introductory course for the student wishing to study Tai Chi as a martial art. Contact: Larry Jones 07579 965 016.  

Lancashire LGBT

Lancashire LGBT offers lots of opportunities for people to find support and we are always developing new opportunities for LGB&T people in Lancashire. Check out our Peer & Social Support listings for an up to date list of groups in Lancashire, and our News page for upcoming events and meetings. 

Krav Maga Classes in Lancaster and Morecambe

Krav Maga Lancaster, is the ideal way to learn self defence and keep fit on the West Coast. We've regular classes in Lancaster and Morecambe and to join our classes it does not matter if you're a couch potato or an elite MMA athlete. We'll help you learn self protection.  

Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society

Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society meet on the first Wednesday of each month (except July and August) at the Church of the Ascension, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme LA4 6SF, at 19:30 for talks and observing sessions. £1.50 per meeting, under 18s free. Tea and coffee included. 

The Cycle Mechanic

Tel: 01524 932032. The Cycle Mechanic (est. 2008) is a City & Guilds Qualified Bicycle Mechanic. We have the capability to work on any type of bike and also specialise in working on mid to top end road bikes. If you're serious about triathlon, road racing, sportives or touring then we can help.  

Out in the Bay

Office 1,2,3 Europa House, Europa Way, Lune Industrial Estate, Lancaster LA1 5QP. Tel. 07449 311 406. Long-established local charity supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender individuals and individuals questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity. Open weekdays 9.30am - 4.30pm 

Lancaster District Bus Users Group

Lancaster District Bus Users Group exists to further the interests of bus passengers throughout the Lancaster District, including Morecambe, Heysham, Carnforth and the surrounding rural area. 

The Design Attic

70 Yorkshire Street, Morecambe, Lancashire LA3 1QF. T. 01524 237 760. We’re creatives passionate about creating strong branding that adds value to your business, graphic design that creates impact and website design that showcases your business. 

Graphic Design

The Old Station, Coastal Road, Hest Bank, Lancaster LA2 6HN. Tel: 01524 825600. Graphic Design provide contract publishing, design & print, PR & marketing, website design, online marketing and social media promotional services. 

Virtual Tour — Williamson Park

54 acres of beautiful parkland in Lancaster with enchanting woodland walks and play areas, natural amphitheatres and breathtaking views to the Fylde Coast, Morecambe Bay and the Lake District. Based on the Taj Mahal, the park's Ashton Memorial is host to Art Exhibitions and private functions.  

Sizergh Castle & Garden

Sizergh Castle, near Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8AE Sat Nav: LA8 8DZ. Tel: 015395 60951. National Trust. Beautiful medieval house, gardens and estate, at the gateway to the Lake District. It features a pond, lake, wildlife, national collection of ferns and superb limestone rock garden. Café, shop, events. 

Leighton Hall

Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancs LA5 9ST. 01524 734474. A stunning location for wedding ceremonies, corporate events and hosted group activities for schools and societies; attractive gardens, rolling parkland and the hall itself; great for family visits and a dramatic setting for film and TV shoots. 

The Forest of Bowland AONB

Kettledrum, 6 Root Hill Estate Yard, Whitewell Road, Dunsop Bridge, Lancashire BB7 3AY. T. 01200 448000. The Forest of Bowland is situated in North West England, and was designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1964. 

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