Wellbeing Week

“Connect” Monday 6th October

10am until 4pm outside First House – FREE.
[EDIT] DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS, TODAYS EVENTS ARE BEING HELD INSIDE FIRST HOUSE.

Face Painting, Cooking Demonstrations, advice on health and local services, free checks on your mobility scooters – including battery and general maintenance and general training and a prize for the best dressed mobility scooter!

Entertainment will be provided by the brilliant ‘Urban Gypsis’. There will be a general market aswell – so come along and join in the fun!

And it doesn’t end there: Over the week, several events will be taking place that you’re all invited to.

“Be Active” Tuesday 7th October:

First Stop Health Bus, 10am – 3pm Outside First House, 3pm – 6pm at Dunton Towers.

Make the most of mini health checks and lifestyle advice by the ‘Stockport Healthy’ team.

*all health checks are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.*

“Step Right Up”

11am outside the Park Pavillion for a gentle stroll with refreshments after.

“Take Notice” Wednesday 8th October, First House.

A photo gallery of pictures taken by residents.

Brinnington Art Group 1pm – 3pm Making Christmas cards.

“Keep Learning” Thursday 9th October at First House.

Wellbeing workshop 10am – 1pm First House. Our relaxation workshop is the ideal way to learn some new techniques or the opportunity to relax. Learn how to calm your mind and heal your body with reflexology, massage and relaxation.

*places are on a first come first served basis*

Thursday Art Group 10:30am – 12:30am Working with clay.

Understanding your emotions workshop, 10am – 1pm First House.

Emotions are complicated things, but learning some key strategies can really help us understand our emotions better and manage them more positively. To book a place, please phone ‘Stockport Psychological Wellbeing Service’ on – 0161 480 2020.

“Give” Friday 10th October.

Give Back to your community. 11am – 12:30am First House.

Make a food bank donation and then join us on a litter pick and enjoy a backon barm after.

Late Hallowe’en Kids Party.

Late Hallowe'en Kids Party.

Take your spooky self off to the Community Centre on Hereford Road on 2nd November for what promises to be a spooktacular Hallowe’en party for kids. With plenty of activities, planned, it’ll be a frightful night out. Take your little monsters along and have some fun!

Admission is *FREE* starts at 5pm, finishes at 9pm.

WE NEED YOU!!!

WE NEED YOU!!!

If you want to learn or brush up your computer skills, learn loads of things including photoraphy, audio recording, basic video editing and get out and about in the community reporting on events, and if you’ve got 2 hours a week to meet new people, the team at ‘Your Brinnington’ are there to welcome you!
We meet up every Wednesday Morning at 10:30 in the Arc Room upstairs in First House.
or email us at yourbrinnington AT gmail DOT com

Brinnington Fun Day 2013

This is one of the best events on the calendar. Every year, the second Saturday in July, the annual fun day has been held on the park. Over the years, there’s been so much to see and do and activities for all. Face painting for the kids, henna tattoos for the *ahem* slightly older generation. 

There’s been no shortage of food or drinks over the years – every year, there’s been something good and hot served outside the pavillion, ice creams, cold drinks and lush smoothies. As for the weather, it’s always managed to be fantastic on the day. It’s almost as though the organisers have arranged the good weather as well as the array of assorted stalls over the years.

And as well as stalls, the food & drinks, there’s also been a wide variety of skills demonstrated over the years too.  From karate to boxing, from morris dancing to majorettes and Jousting to rock climbing with a little bit of rapping along the way too.

This years promotional video for the fun day is to remind you how good it’s been, and we do hope to see you on the day.

The ‘Your Brinnington’ media team will be there – don’t be shy, come and say hello!

(We don’t bite – honest!)

Don’t forget – admission to the event is FREE. It takes place on Brinnington Park (Northumberland Road) from 1pm.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Brinnington Lantern Procession 2013

Fifteen years ago, the makings of an idea flourished in what was the first lantern procession held in Brinnington. There were about 30 or 40 people in total bringing the parade around the estate. 2012 saw the biggest procession going around the estate.

2013 aims to be bigger still.

There are many ways in which you can get involved with this years lantern procession, from making the lanterns, to being stewards and reaping the rewards of a night well spent. 

If you’re interested in being a steward or want to contribute to the procession in any way, or want information about the event, please contact Mary Dutton (07701018332) who is also available on facebook too.