Community Groups & Services

We offer a variety of community groups for all ages & abilities, these groups are ideal in supporting those who are struggling with mental health & well-being or isolation issue since the pandemic .
Some of these groups are open as part of our
warm haven, which is somewhere safe & warm within our community you can drop in and warm up.
 All our groups are friendly and welcoming and disabled friendly.
All groups has plenty of space to move around in, so if your still have concerned about Covid, your welcome to still wear masks. We still offer hand sanitizer points around the venue.
Please look through the different groups/clubs/activities available, they will be more than happy to welcome you and help where they can with your questions.
 
If you wish to discuss any of the groups please use
Contact Page. 


Support Groups  Health & Wellbeing 

Mindfulness & Meditation

This group has finished for the summer, but will returning on Monday 11th September 

Meets 2nd & 4th Monday 
10 am - 11 am
Refreshments available

No Charge 

Bereavement Support

Loros bereavement support hub opening 2nd August 2023.
Elliott Hall Albion Street South Wigston, every Wednesday 11.30am -1pm.
No booking required Over 18s only. 
Not exclusive to Loros. 
for more information contact Michelle on 07586 715637. 
Thanks.

Dementia Support

New support group to support those affected by dementia including family members and carers. Or if you enjoy music and singing with gentle exercise, please pop along.
 
New Dates Coming
Thursdays
10 am - 12
Free

Learning New Skills Groups

Computer Training

We're are running a computer/ipad course for those who No or Little computer knowledge. Learn how to send emails, use the internet.
Meets Monday
1 pm-2.30 pm
Cost £5 pp or £8 per couple
Refreshments will be available.

New Dates For 2024 Coming Soon


New Group Coming Soon

New Community Group Coming Soon
To attened this group you have to attened training evening for safety and learn how to use equipment.

Groups For All Ages Supporting 

Health & Well-being

 Over 50's Men Club

This group is for men over the age 50 to attend, where you can come and chat over a cuppa & cake, while enjoying games, like indoor bowls, snooker, darts, scrabble, drafts etc, discussing or showing gardening tips in our community garden.
We also arrange days trips and meals out for those who wish to attend
Meets Wednesday
1.15 pm till 4.30 pm.

Refreshments will be available
Cost £3.00 



 Community Garden Projetc

Elliott Halls community offers raised garden beds  which are ideal for those in wheelchairs. Not only do we have beds at venue but also thers around in the community. The garden are ideal for any body wishing do a little gardening, from growing seeds, planting flowers/ vegetables, or just come and sit & read a book enjoying the wildflower garden with a cuppa.
The gardens are open to any ages where people can meet and share skills and knowledge with others. We are encourage young people to become more involved and gain their green fingers. No time limit,
Meets Monday to Friday.
Refreshments will be available.
Free to attend  



 Tools For Self Reliance

Tools for Self Reliance is a UK based charity providing quality tools and training to help people in Africa earn a sustainable income. The tools we send are donated in the UK and refurbished by our volunteers, such as the Leicester Oadby & Wigston volunteer group - who support our charity in the local area.
This group will meet at Elliott Hall. For more information please click on link below

 

Arts & Craft Group

Creative Art Group

Creative art self help art group, are a lovely group who help and support each other, learning and sharing skills. Come and meet fellow artists and chat over a cuppa.
Meets Tuesday
1.30 pm-3.30 pm

Refreshments will be available
Cost £3.00

 Cake,Craft & Chat

The new craft group opened in January 2023, offering safe, warm space for people to bring crafts, learn new, bring a friend and make new ones, this group is ideal for those who do not like large gatherings.  Pop along and enjoy a cuppa, cake and chat while making crafts,
Meets Tuesdays
9.30 am - 12.30 pm
£3.00  

 

 Not Just Knitting

The new craft group opened in April 2023, offering safe, warm space for people to come together who enjoy craft making, bring your own craft, learn new ones, bring a friend and make new ones, this group is ideal for those who do not like large gatherings.  Pop along and enjoy a cuppa and chat while making crafts, knitting, diamond art, cross stitch, crochet.
Meets Thursday
1.30 pm - 4 pm
£3.00  




Wood Work Groups

 The Shed Project

The Shed welcomes anyone who enjoys woodworking, making & fixing items. 
Our shed is a place where we share and learn new skills in our own safe space. The shed is open to anyone who would like to use and share practical skills, tools and resources to work on projects of their own choosing, or supporting others in the group. Whichever activities are pursued, the essence of a Shed is not the building but the network of relationships between the members.

Meets Mondays, Tuesday & Thursday
9 am till 1 pm
Refreshments will be available
Cost £3.00
 

 Wood Carving Group

This group is open to anyone who enjoys or wishes to learn wood carving.Who wish to learn different skills using wood.
Pop along make new friends.
Meets Wednesday
7 pm - 9.30 pm
£3.00
Refreshments Available

Exercise & Gentle Movement 


South Leicestershire Tai Chi

Come learn Tai Chi in a relaxing friendly atmosphere, Ideal for those who wish to relax before the working week..
Meets Fridays
7 pm - 8 pm
Cost £5.00

 Yoga Starting       

Find your balance by taking part in our new yoga classes.
Open to all levels, please bring your own mat.
Meets Mondays
7.00 pm-8 pm
Cost £5.00
 

 Tai Gik Koon Association 


Come and learn a new sport, open to all ages.
 
Meets Tuesdays
Time 7-9 pm


Morning Free Tai Chi

Come & join oue experienced instructor for 1 hr free session for gentle movement class.

Meets Mondays
Time 12-1pm

Gentle Seated Exercise Class

Come and  join our experienced instructor for 45 minutes of seated exercise with music followed by refreashments.

Meets Fridays
10am-11am
Cost £3.00

 Groups For The Younger Ones

South Wigston Play Group

 

We are a play group for parents and children from 0-5 years running term time only.

A friendly group open to new members.

Meets Wednesdays
9.30 am - 11.15 am
Cost £1.00

Sunny Sandcastle Preschool

A Pre-School set in the heart of South Wigston. Opened by local professionals who have a passion for creating a stimulating, safe and stable environment. Sunny Sandcastles is the perfect place for little explorers to find their superpowers. 


Meets Monday-Friday
8.30 am- 4 pm

Youth Provisions

 

Step Out Youth Group 

Step Out Youth group opened in 2005 is run by a group of trained volunteers. The offer and provide a safe and welcoming environment for the youth of South Wigston and even further a field. Giving them the opportunity to meet, make friends and take part in many activities. The group offers a tuck shop, a console computer room, snooker, table tennis and lots more hands on crafts and cooking.
Open to any child aged between 8 years to 16 years.
Meets
 Tuesdays & Thursday (term time)
6 pm till 7.30 pm
Cost £2.00 

 

Supper Stars Football Club

Starts Wednesday 6th Jan 2024
For ages 2-5yrs

Meets
Wednesday (term time)
4.40 pm till 5.25 pm

Cost £22.00 per month

Young Carers Club

New Young Carers group meets every other
Wednesdays 
5.30 pm till 7.30 pm
For more information please click on link below 

Children Tai Gik Koon Association

New class for children to learn a new sport Tuesdays
6 pm-6.45 pm
Cost £2.00
Contact 07525 221280  

Dance Academy

New dance academy, open to ages 3-16 yrs. For more information click link below. 
Saturdays 9.30 am 3.45 pm

Lego Club

New lego club for 6-16yrs starting 15th Jan 2024.
Cost £3.00 per child
For more information please click link below.

Other Services

Foot Care Service

Do you have trouble with your feet, struggling with general foot heath care?
Contact the Foot Lady who attends Elliott Hall every two weeks on a Wednesday

Council Hub

Don't forget that you can now make an appointment to meet with one of our officers face to face on the below times and days!
 These sessions are for pre-booked appointments only - you can make an appointment by calling our customer service team on 0116 288 8961

Elliott Hall For The Youth & Community (CIC)

14 Albion Street,

South Wigston,

Leicester,

LE18 4SA


07703 441894

07880 715656


Email the following:
[email protected]


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ELLIOTT HALL FOR YOUTH AND COMMUNITY C.I.C.
Company number 12458934