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Groups

Coniston Institute hosts a variety of community and local interest groups.

CAMEO Club (over 65’s)

‘Come And Meet Each Other’ Meet every week on a Tuesday.

Telephone: Bill Bateman 015394 41595.

Coniston Care Scheme

Services in your home: Dementia • Learning disabilities • Personal care • Physical disabilities • Sensory impairments • Caring for adults over 65 years.

Telephone: 015394 41868.

Coniston Community Choir

Meet every Thursday night at 7pm. Come and join the Community Choir and sing all types of songs at the Coniston Institute reading Room. If you enjoy singing, why not come along and join in. No musical experience needed!

Telephone: 015394 41617.

Coniston First Responders

Community First Responders set up by North West Ambulance Service as first to respond to a medical emergency when an Ambulance has been dispatched. Coniston First Responders were formed in 2004 and are all volunteers undertaking monthly training and annual assessments to ensure competency and skills are kept up to date. We have three static responder bags situated at strategic locations within the village and have five roving bags held at Responder homes. Average time from activation to arrival is 3 minutes. We respond 24 hours a day in all weather conditions. All equipment, pagers and room hire for meetings are paid for by donations and grants received from local organisations.

Telephone: Team Leader Harry Kilgour on 015394 41771 or Helen Lace on 015394 49020.

Coniston History Group

Meetings on the 3rd Monday of the month 2.30pm at Coniston Institute.

Telephone: Phil Scott 015394 41310.

Coniston Parish Council

Meet once a month on a Monday (usually the 3rd week of the month).

Telephone: 015394 41713.

www.coniston.info

Craft Group

Meet every week on a Wednesday night 7pm – 8pm ish (usually in the Library).

General crafts. Please drop in and join a friendly group of fellow crafters. You can work on something you are making, learn something new, and share your skills.

Great atmosphere and chat plus the occasional quiz

Indoor Bowls

Indoor bowling is held in the Institute during the winter months. The sessions usually run from October until April every Friday afternoon 1:30pm- 4pm. All equipment is provided and everyone is welcome. The cost is £1 per session and that includes a cup of tea and a biscuit.

Email: K.browning@sky.com

Telephone: K Browning 015394 49556.

Lunch Club

Usually meet once a fortnight on a Monday for a two course lunch. 1pm – 2pm in the Reading Room at the Coniston Institute. Join us for a delicious healthy meal cooked by the Grizedale Arts team, £5 for 2 courses.

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Village Table

Art, craft & food events.

Join us for one of our regular events, enjoying food from all around the world prepared by one of our hosts, in a setting created by contemporary artists and designers

Women’s Institute

Meet every 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 7.30pm. The WI plays a unique role in providing women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities.

Telephone: Judy Jones 015394 41046.

Youth Club

Meet every Monday night 5 – 7pm.

Calling all entrepreneurial 11 to 14 years olds – join the weekly New Mechanics youth club! Hosting sessions on cooking, building and technology.