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Hearing Aid drop in session

Thu 03 Jan 2019 at 10:00

Do you wear Hearing Aids provided by The Royal Bolton Hospital?

If so you can drop in to the Hearing Aids drop in session where you can get help with:

  • Supply and fitting of new batteries.
  • Supply and fitting of new tubing.
  • Advice on maintenance and fitting
  • Support and training on using your hearing aids.

The free sessions take place at Blackrod Library on the first Thursday of every month from 10am to 12noon.


Museum Sketching Group

Thu 03 Jan 2019 at 13:00


Join us on the first Thursday of every month, from 1pm to 3pm, for the ‘Museum Sketching Group’. An informal ‘on-gallery’ drop in for artists...

Children's Craft Club

Sat 05 Jan 2019 at 10:00

Come along to our new Children’s Craft Club on the first Saturday of every month.

There will be themed crafts each month for you to make and take home.

Free event, suitable for ages 4 to 12 and no need to book.


Book Group

Mon 07 Jan 2019 at 14:00

Join our free and friendly informal book group on the first Monday of every month. No need to book, just come along.

Hearing Aid Repair Clinic

Tue 11 Dec 2018 at 10:00 - Today

Monthly visit (second Tuesday in the month) by audiology unit staff to service hearing aids and supply new batteries.

Toddler Tales

Tue 11 Dec 2018 at 10:30 - Today

Horwich Library Toddler Tales sessions are now every Tuesday at 10.30am.

Following the Toddler Tales storytelling session join us for Stay and Play where children and their parents can play and have fun together. Both these free sessions are for children under 5 and their mums, dads and carers. No need to book just come along.


Card Making

Tue 11 Dec 2018 at 11:00 - Today

Get crafty and take part in our card making sessions at Harwood Library every Tuesday during term time with Age UK. It is £3 per session. There is a waiting list so if you would like to add your name please call Kath Teece on 01204 332866 .

Tuesday Reading Group

Tue 11 Dec 2018 at 11:00 - Today

Join in our informal book reading group on the second Tuesday of every month. Free, no need to book.

Tuesday Craft Group

Tue 11 Dec 2018 at 13:00 - Today

Get crafty and make new friends every Tuesday afternoon at Westhoughton Library at our weekly craft group. All abilities and crafts welcome. Light refreshments served. £1 costs to cover materials and refreshments no need to book.

Harwood Writers

Tue 11 Dec 2018 at 13:15 - Today

Have you got a hidden talent for writing that needs to be set free? Why not join Harwood Writers and find out! The group writes in a range of genres and styles -  from poetry to prose -  and welcome all new members whatever your writing talent or experience. Sessions are friendly and informal, and there is no obligation to read out your work.

Sessions take place on every Tuesday afternoon from 1.15pm - 3pm. No need to book.

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