Activities & Events

Current Activities
Our regular activities have now started back, and will run through the summer, even though the cafe and reception part of the House is closed during August.


MONDAYS 1.30 pm to 2.30pm The Friendship Choir, led By James Geer, back on Monday 26th July.  Open to all who enjoy singing. We are currently meeting on our back terrace, but we hope that we’ll be able to return to the lounge soon.

TUESDAYS 10.30 pm to 12 noon: Craft Group. This group meets in the Lounge – bring some knitting, crochet, tapestry or other craft. Enjoy a chat and maybe learn new skills.

WEDNESDAYS at 2.15pm to 3.15 pm:  Tai Chi (1st group)  and 3.30 to 4.30 pm. (2nd Group)This group started on Weds 14 July but if you are interested in joining,  we have a waiting list.

THURSDAYS at 10.30 am to 11.30 am : Extend – Music and Movement Class, with Ffion Wilkes. This group is meeting in the Lounge – come and improve your fitness now that life is opening up again!

FRIDAYS from 10.30 am to 12 noon: Regular monthly Coffee Mornings in aid of local charities. On 2nd July, the proceeds went to the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance.We raised £40, thank you). The next one will be in Septmber when we shall be raiising money for St Peter & St James Hospice.


Dates for Your Diary

We were planning to have a big celebration of our 50th anniversary in 2020, so we hope to go ahead with this when the restrictions are lifted.

Room Hire

If you would like to hire one of our rooms, please email us with your plans or ring us between 10.30am and 12 noon, as social distancing rules mean that space will be limited, and also various procedures will need to be followed, eg sanitising, recording contact details, etc.

Information and Advice Service

Age UK East Sussex is usually able to provide information and advice on a wide range of subjects of importance to people in later life including welfare benefits and money, social care and health, housing options and local services. For advice, please telephone Age UK East Sussex on 01273 476704.

Cruse Bereavement Service

While the restrictions are in place, the group meetings are not taking place at the House of Friendship, but if you would like to speak to someone about this service, please email or phone us for details of how to contact them.

Footcare Service

Age UK East Sussex have now handed over their Footcare services to Glynis Henderson. Glynis continues to provide the same service, making all the appointments as usual. She resumed this service in June and continues to offer appointments on Tuesdays. Please contact her on 07717 167544 for details.