Social Activities – Adults

Shevington & District Community Association

Last Tuesday of every month at 7.00pm in Shevington Methodist Church lounge. Organisation of village activities and events. Contact the Secretary

Memories group – dementia friendly

Memories meet on the first and third Friday of every month at Shevington Methodist Church from 2pm till 4pm. Take a trip down Memory Lane with Tony, who plays music from the past which will send you back to the 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond! Refreshments are provided for a small fee.

Shevington Dementia Carers Support Group

For carers of those with dementia, this group is here to offer support and advice. Connect with others going through similar situations, and find out how to get help. Share a brew and a biscuit – and let off some steam! Every last Monday of the month, 10.30am-12.30pm, Shevington Methodist Church rear lounge.

Tech Mates with Wigan Council

Friday mornings at Shevington Methodist Church, . Learn how to use touchscreen, find websites, apps and more! For smartphone/tablet beginners who want to become more digital savvy. 10.30-12pm. See

Computer courses

Starts Nov 1, 2022, for six weeks. Shevington Library, 10am-12pm with small charge. For those who want to increase their digital knowledge.

Women’s Institute Appley Bridge

Village Hall, Appley Ln North, Appley Bridge, 2nd Wednesday of the month 7.30pm.

Mother’s Union

Meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1.30pm in St Anne’s Parish Centre. Please contact Brenda Harrison, 01257 400084, for further details.

Arts and Crafts

Village Hall, Appley Bridge. Every Wednesday except 2nd Wednesday of month 7.30pm. New members welcomed, beginners and experienced.

Over 60’s

Methodist Church Hall, Shevington. Alternate Tuesdays 2.00 – 3.00pm, September – June. Call Gerry Arstall 01257 402020

Pensioners Club

Village Hall, Appley Bridge, 2nd Wednesday of the month 2.15pm-4.00pm

Luncheon Club

Youth Centre Shevington, Wednesday 11.30am-3.30pm. Chat, a meal, bingo, dominoes, trips. Call 01257 423342 for more details.

Allotment and Horticultural Society

St. Anne’s Parish Hall, Church Lane, 2nd Monday of the month 8.00pm. Email: 01257 402097

Shevington in Bloom

Voluntary organisation which brightens our community, maintaining and making new flower beds and planters, as well as fundraising for local projects. Contact: Telephone: 01257401997 or find the group on Facebook.

Appley Bridge in Bloom

An ‘In Bloom’ group set up in 2012 to improve the look of our village, which enters the RHS NorthWest in Bloom annual competition. The group would welcome offers of help, particularly in the summer months, with planting, tidying, watering etc., and fundraising events to help pay for the displays. Email: Tel: 01257 402097

Coffee Morning

Methodist Church Hall Shevington, Fridays 10.00am-12.00am

Tea Dance and Dominoes

Methodist Church Hall, Mondays 2.00pm-4.00pm. No booking required, for more info, call Carole on  01257 401834.

Macular Support

At Shevington Methodist Church, 1st Wed in every month, 2:00pm – 3:30pm. No booking required, for more info, call Carole on  01257 401834.

Douglas Valley Cruising Club

Boathouse, Appley Bridge, 1st Tuesday of the month 8.00pm

Knit & Natter

Friday at Shevington library: contact 01257 252618 for more info.

Age UK Wigan Borough’s Soup & Sandwich Event

Shevington Methodist Church , every Monday 11am-12.30pm, food between 11.15am & 12.15pm. £3.50 pp.

Strength and Balance

Run by Be Well, at St Anne’s Parish Centre, call 01942 488481 to check dates and book. 

Seated yoga

At Shevington Youth Club, every Thursday from 9.45am, part-funded by SADCA. Contact Gemini Yoga’s Karen on 07545 884958.

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