Age UK works with a number of friendship centres across the country. They provide a great way to meet like-minded people and make friends in your area.
The friendship centres listed below are run by groups of active older people who meet on a regular basis for social activities, which could include rambling, tenpin bowling, pub lunches, theatre visits, holidays and days out.
Friendship centres in England
Blackburn O50 Group
Bridport & District Friendship Group
Central Preston Friendship Centre
Chorley Friendship Centre
Ealing Friendship Centre
Lancaster & Morecambe Friendship Group
NE Ten Pin Bowling SIG
Nuneaton O50 Friendship Centr
Outer North London Companions Friendship Centre
Pudsey Friendship Group
Tamworth Friendship Centre
To find out more about friendship centres in the following areas, contact 0800 169 87 87:
- Kilmarnock (Ayrshire)
Wales and Northern Ireland
We do not currently have any friendship centres in Wales and Northern Ireland.
If you can't find a friendship centre in your area, don't worry! There are also many more social groups and activities provided across the country by our local Age UK partners. You can find out more about opportunities to take part in social activities and meet like-minded people in your area by putting your postcode in the search box below.