What goes on at Brooklands

Brooklands is a hive of activity with something going on virtually every day.

 

Our regular groups and services include:

  • » Day centre groups that offer food and activities
  • » Special interest clubs and learning-based activitites
  • » Treatments that require an appointment

Transport is available to and from some of our groups and some take a break either in the summer or over the Christmas period.


The Centre is also used by a wide range of local organisations - for example, Brownies, yoga and antenatal classes. 


For further information about what goes on at Brooklands, please contact us.


Brooklands Groups
Day Group   Frequency  Times Contact
Monday  Monday Day Club  A social group focused on mixing with others and providing lunch, company and a wide range of activities. Transport provided, if required.  Weekly  9:30 - 3:00  Sandra Dorrill 
Monday Friends' Group Fancy meeting and socialising with other people for a cuppa, a bikkie, a chat and an occasional trip out? 
Third Monday of the month 10:30 - 12:00 Mollie Gadsden
Monday Seated Exercise Class Each class begins with everyone seated but, after a warm-up, anyone can take part standing. The classes are taken by a fully-qualified and experienced instructor. Weekly 11:00 - 11:45 Phil and Pat Mountford
Tuesday Tuesday Day Club A social group focused on mixing with others and providing lunch, company and a wide range of activities. Transport provided, if required. Weekly 9:30 - 3:00 Sandra Dorrill
Tuesday Tai Chi (Beginners) The ancient Chinese exercise involving deep breathing, relaxation and flowing movements. Weekly 9:00 - 10:00 Jenny Wong (Tue mornings)
Tuesday Tai Chi (Intermediate) The ancient Chinese exercise involving deep breathing, relaxation and flowing movements. Weekly  10:00 - 11:00 Jenny Wong (Tue mornings)
Tuesday Pop-in Centre A drop-in for the over 55s providing activities, friendship, light snacks and lunches. Weekly 9:00 - 12:30 Irene Henderson
Tuesday Bingo Group A social afternoon with bingo at its heart. Transport provided, if required. Weekly 1:30 - 3:30 Frank Lewis
Wednesday Wednesday Day Club A social group focused on mixing with others and providing lunch, company and a wide range of activities. Transport provided, if required. Weekly 9:30 - 3:00 Sandra Dorrill
Wednesday Art Group Our Wednesday art class for the over 55s. All materials are provided. Can't make Wednesday? Come on a Friday instead! Weekly 1:30 - 3:30  Loretta Ramsay
Thursday Exercise Group Gentle exercises followed by various activities and a light lunch. Transport available, if required. Weekly 10:00 - 1:30 Brian Stone, Celia Stone or John Gordon
Thursday Gardening Group Join others with a shared interest in gardening for an hour or so for talks, plant swaps, quizzes, trips and much more.  Second Thursday of the month  10:30 (unless a trip) Jenny Shann
Thursday Walking Group Come along for an hour's walk around Newport Pagnell, then back to the Centre for tea/coffee and cake. A great way to spend an afternoon! Please note: the group takes a break over the winter months. Second and fourth Thursday of the month 2:00 Brian Hunt
Thursday Brooklands Singers A group that enjoys singing and occasional performances in the local community. Second and third Thursday of the month 1:00 - 3:00 Frank Lewis
Friday Carers' Group A friendly and sociable group for those who care for loved ones suffering from dementia. Alternate Fridays  10:00 - 12:15 Karen Russell
Friday Art Group Our Friday art class for the over 55s. All materials are provided. Can't make Friday? Come on a Wednesday instead! Weekly  2:00 - 4:00 Loretta Ramsay
Friday Book Club Love reading? Come along to our sociable book group and meet up for a cuppa and a chat about some of the best books around. Last Friday of the month 11:00 Irene Henderson
Saturday Lunch Club A hearty, two-course meal with tea/coffee and biscuits plus a raffle and musical entertainment. Transport provided, if required. Third Saturday of the month 11:00 - 3:00 Catherine Hall 
 
Other Related Groups and Services
Footcare Neat Feet Age UK MK  Every six weeks on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Please call 01908 557883 for more information or to book an appointment.
Beauty and Massage Nina Jita Varies but usually second and fourth Tuesday of each month Please call Nina on 07703 358112 or email ninajita@yahoo.co.uk for more information or to book an appointment.
Osteopathy Tactus Osteopathy  As booked For more information, please visit www.tactus-osteopathy.co.uk
Call Andy Graves on 07736 180054 or email tactusosteopathy@gmail.com to book an appointment.
Physiotherapy and Acupuncture Carla Smith  As booked Please call Carla on 07703 135355 or email smithcarla@me.com for more information or to book an appointment.
Hearing Hearing Aid Support Group Second and fourth Thursday afternoons Please contact Hazel Reynolds on 01908 614124 or hazel_reynolds@hotmail.co.uk