Dine @ 6

Join us in The Bistro for a Dine @ 6 and quiz night on Thursday 8 August. Enjoy a delicious menu and put your brain to the test. Cost £5 per team; booking required.

Folk band show

Come along to a folk band show on Friday 2 August at 7pm. Enjoy a variety of classic songs performed by local band, Fustian, in The Venue from 7pm. Free entry; booking is required.

Talents in Bloom

Talents in Bloom

Let your talents bloom in our fortnightly flower arranging workshops. Sessions take place on alternate Wednesdays, starting on 5 June, and run from 2pm – 4pm in the Arts and Crafts Room. Cost £3 each, which includes the cost of the flowers to take home with you afterwards; early booking essential.

Barbecue party

We’ll be hosting two barbecue parties on Wednesday 14 August and Wednesday 18 September. Join us from 12pm in The Bistro on both dates. Entry is free; charges apply for food and drink. Please contact reception to book.

Birds of prey

We are delighted to welcome Safe Haven Owls and Birds of Prey Sanctuary to the village on Thursday 15 August. Join us in The Venue from 2:30pm to learn about these magnificent birds and their habitats and have your photo taken whilst you’re here. Entry £3; photographs are free. Contact reception early, on 01782 986300, if you’d like to book.

Reminiscence Sessions

reminiscence sessions

We will launch our brand new fortnightly reminiscence sessions, starting on Wednesday 12 June. Sessions run from 2pm – 4pm and are an ideal opportunity to share memories and to meet new people. Free entry; booking required.

Bingo nights

Be in with a chance of winning a prize at our community prize bingo nights on Saturday 24 August and Saturday 28 September. The Old Pomona Inn at 7pm on both dates. Cost £3 per book; booking required.

Curry night

We’ll be spicing things up in The Bistro on Thursday 5 September at 6pm. Join us for a curry night and enjoy a selection of dishes, prepared by our talented chefs, from £5.90 per head.

Wonders of the Universe

Visit Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre with us on Wednesday 11 September at 10am. Explore the wonders of the universe and learn more about the workings of the giant Lovell Telescope. We’ll be leaving the village at 10am and returning around 3pm. Cost £25 per person which includes transport and entry. Limited spaces available so please contact reception early if you’d like to join us.

Heritage cinema experience

Come along to a heritage cinema experience in The Venue on Tuesday 24 September. Take your seat at 2pm to watch a heritage film that will take you on a fascinating journey back in time to explore the history of Newcastle-under-Lyme. Entry is free and refreshments will be on sale to enjoy with the film; booking essential.

Belong Day Club

Experience community life in Belong Newcastle-under-Lyme through our vibrant day care service. The Belong Day Club provides the opportunity to meet new people and to take part in a range of meaningful social activities. To find out more and to book a free ‘taster’ session, please contact Emma Palin on 01782 986300.

Heritage Tours


Enjoy a tour of the Heritage Gallery, followed by afternoon tea, for just £9.95 per person. Contact the village to book.

Poetry corner

Come along to our poetry club held every Thursday morning. Members meet at 11am in The Reminiscence Lounge. It’s free to take part and a great way to explore your love of poetry; booking required.

Oomph! class

Join in with our weekly ‘Oomph! Wellbeing’ chair-based exercise sessions. We meet every Wednesday in The Venue at 11am. Cost £2.50; booking required.

The Salon

The Salon is open to the public weekdays (except Thursdays) and offers a full range of hair and nail treatments. Please contact Kerry Smallman on mobile, 07980 548315, to request a copy of our price list or to book your appointment

Knit and natter

Knit & Natter

If you love to knit, and you love to natter, then you’ll love our weekly knit and natter sessions. The group meets every Thursday in The Venue, from 2pm – 3:30pm, and sessions cost just £2; new faces welcome. To find out more please contact the village on 01782 986300.

Pomona pottery exhibition

Pomona pottery exhibition

Enjoy a guided tour of the Heritage Gallery and explore our exhibition of Pomona pottery from the 1740s, as well as artefacts on loan from the Bramptom Museum and Apedale Heritage Centre. Tours take place every Wednesday at 2pm; booking required. Please contact the village on 01782 986300 if you’d like to join us.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi sessions take place every Thursday in The Venue. Sessions cost £5 each and run from 1:30pm. Suitable for people of all abilities and new faces always welcome so come
along and give it a try. Please contact the village on 01782 986300 to book.


Visit The Therapy Suite to enjoy a selection of reflexology, holistic facials, relaxation massage and bespoke treatments, designed around our clients’ needs. Contact Georgina Ford, on mobile 07747 606027, to book your appointment; open to the public.

Movie time

Catch a favourite movie on the big screen in The Venue for free every Friday at 2pm. Contact the village on 01782 986300 for details of screenings and to book.

Game zone

Join in with a variety of traditional board and card games in The Old Pomona Inn, every Tuesday from 2pm. Entry is free and there is a licensed bar available so come along and join in the fun. Contact the village to find out more on 01782 986300.

Yoga for everyone

Run by a professional yoga instructor, yoga sessions take place every Monday and Wednesday from 6pm in The Venue . Please contact the village on 01782 986300 for further details and to book.

Church service

Members of the community are very welcome to join us for a Christian church service, to be held on the first and third Tuesday of every month at 2:30pm in The Venue. We look forward to welcoming you.

Chair based exercise

Come along to one of our gentle chair based exercise session held in The Venue every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 11am – 12noon. Contact the village on 01782 986300 to find out more and to book.

Baking session

Rekindle a favourite pastime or learn a new hobby in our weekly baking session, taking place every Monday afternoon from 2pm – 4pm in Samuel Bell’s Tea Room. Contact the village on 01782 986300 for further information and to book.


Weekly acupuncture sessions take place every Wednesday from 12noon – 6pm in the Therapy Room. Contact the village on 01782 986300 to book your appointment.

Arts & Crafts

Explore your creative talents in our weekly arts and crafts session, held every Friday morning from 11am – 12:30pm in the Arts & Crafts Room. Contact the village on 01782 986300 to book.