Our Never Alone programme is designed to provide support for loneliness and other emotional and practical needs plus promote general wellbeing. We have recommendations to local groups who may be able to help you. Finding the right one that meets your needs or interests can be very fulfilling and truly boost your mood.

If you have a local group you would like to add to the listing below, please submit your details via the Google form here.


Friendly, welcoming social groups can be relaxed and informal and offer the chance to chat and build new friendships.

We recommend local social groups and clubs for women and men which provide entertainment, conversation and a range of social activities.

Lunch Club

Farley Hill Methodist Church hold a lunch club for the elderly on the second Wednesday of each month. Contact below for more details and to attend.

Community Cafe

Our Community Café runs on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10am to 11.30am. In the nicer weather the cafe is outside the main church doors and during the winter months it can be found at the back of the church. Everyone is very welcome to come along and it's a great opportunity to chat with others who live in the community and make new friends. Sometimes there is a craft activity for children like painting pictures or decorating biscuits.

Arts & Crafts

Would you like to get stuck in with an arts project or learn a new craft?

There is so much choice when it comes to arts clubs from painting to pottery making. We can help you find the best group for you.

Arts & Crafts Club

This is a great opportunity to engage in cross cultural craft techniques and learn something new in a comfortable environment. Session will run every Thursday from 11am to 1pm.

Craft Group

Bring your yourself and your craft, make friends and enjoy a cuppa every Tuesday at 10am for 2 hours at St Anne's Church. There is also a creative scrapbooking and crafts group on the second Saturday of the month from 10am.


Walking is a popular choice both for relaxation and fitness. If you would like to get outside a little more, it can quickly become an enjoyable activity, and there are many groups in your area who would love you to join them for beautiful country walks.

Lea & Icknield (Luton) Group

We are based in Luton and our walks taking place in and around the town. Group walks led by our experienced walk leaders take place every Sunday morning and on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. You are welcome to attend up to three free trial walks before deciding whether to join the group.


If you are interested in meeting fellow bookworms, there are reading groups in most towns for friendly discussions and thought-provoking debates. We can help pinpoint the perfect book group for you in your area.

Reading Group

Come and join our reading group on the 1st Thursday of the month at 2pm at the Central Library.


Having a wide choice of groups to pick up an old hobby or start a new one can be a wonderful way to meet new people with a similar interest to you.

We recommend local groups and clubs ranging from chess, bridge, poker, bingo, knitting, to bowls.

Colour Me Calm

Drop in, choose your design and get colouring, taking place on Wednesday's at 11am to 12pm at Luton Central Library.

Board Game Club

Drop in at Luton Central Library, relax, choose a game and get to know people in your local community. Taking place on Wednesday's from 1.30pm to 2.30pm.

Music & Theatre

Would you like to join an amateur dramatics group or a choir?

Exploring music can be good for the soul. You can join music appreciation classes or join the church choir. Dancing is also a wonderful way to meet new people and have fun.

Luton Choral Society

Luton Choral Society is a choir of mixed voices, performing classical choral music concerts in Luton and the surrounding area. We rehearse every Tuesday evening at 7:30pm, at St Paul's Church, New Town Street, Luton, LU1 3EB.

Never Alone can help you find the advice and support you need