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THANKS a MILLION!

A Massive Thankyou to all the co-op customers and members who chose us as their local cause in raising £5101.35.
We continue to deliver meals to the local community and are grateful for all the support the community of Ainsdale, Southport and Formby have given us. Thankyou to our Staff and Volunteer team for all the support they give to the charity in making this possible.

Rebecca Gomersall
Manager
Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure

Thank you to all our sponsors.

Enhancing Quality of Life

Keen for good value food and a chat? Would you like to become more active and meet new friends? Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure offers great food, good company, a charity shop and a range of diverse activities. We take pride in the warm, friendly atmosphere here and look forward to welcoming you!

We are an independent charity located in the heart of Ainsdale. We run a lunch and activity centre, manage a great value charity shop and provide a local meals on wheels service covering Ainsdale, Birkdale and Formby.

ACTIVITIES UPDATE 2021

Thank you to all our sponsors.

THANKS a MILLION!

A Massive Thankyou to all the co-op customers and members who chose us as their local cause in raising £5101.35.
We continue to deliver meals to the local community and are grateful for all the support the community of Ainsdale, Southport and Formby have given us. Thankyou to our Staff and Volunteer team for all the support they give to the charity in making this possible.

Rebecca Gomersall
Manager
Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure

Enhancing Quality of Life

Keen for good value food and a chat? Would you like to become more active and meet new friends? Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure offers great food, good company, a charity shop and a range of diverse activities. We take pride in the warm, friendly atmosphere here and look forward to welcoming you!

We are an independent charity located in the heart of Ainsdale. We run a lunch and activity centre, manage a great value charity shop and provide a local meals on wheels service covering Ainsdale, Birkdale and Formby.

ACTIVITIES UPDATE 2021

Games afternoon

Delivering Meals-on-Wheels

Indoor bowls…

Assisting in the office

Nearly complete!

Waitresses for the day!

LUNCH CLUB

Lunch Club

A yearly £15.00 membership gives members a discount on the cost of meals. We offer a 2 course traditional meal and a drink for £5.00 for members and £5.50 for non-members. A daily lunch provides a freshly cooked main meal and a dessert and tea or coffee. Diabetics and Vegetarians can be catered for. The Food Standards Agency ‘Scores on the Doors’ Scheme has awarded our Lunch Service 5 Stars.

We can transport people who may find coming independently difficult – cost £2.50 (members) and £3.00 (visitors). Housebound Our team of DBS approved volunteer drivers take meals to housebound residents of the local area, Ainsdale, Birkdale and Formby. There is a small extra charge for this service. Daily cost £6.00. The daily cost includes a hot meal and dessert.

Christmas Dinner 2017

Our fabulous team!

Coffee and mints next!

CHAPEL CAFÉ

Chapel Café

Opening at 10.00am the café provides visitors and members with a light and airy place to socialise over a cup of tea or coffee with options to enjoy a light lunch or snack such as sandwiches, soup, toast or tea cakes. Manned by volunteers it is an ideal location to relax with views of Ainsdale across the Village Green.

We are looking for more volunteers to help serve refreshments, even for just one Morning/Afternoon a week, or to cover for holidays. Helping in the Chapel Café is a great way to meet new people! As a thank you all volunteers are entitled to a discounted lunch.

  • Chapel Café Open: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10:00 – 14:00

  • Bookings taken for 2 – course Lunches served at 12pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • Please call the office on: 01704 574838 to arrange bookings.

If you have allergies, please speak with a member of staff.

Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure – Company No: 6846070, Reg. Charity No: 1129183

  •  2 x Toast, Jam, Butter = £1.50
  • Homemade Scone, Jam and Butter = £1.60
  • Teacakes and Butter = £1.30
  • Egg, Mayonnaise = £2.60
  • Two Cheese, Mayonnaise and Onion = £2.80
  • Ham, Tomato or Cheese = £3.00
  • Tuna Mayonnaise and Cucumber = £3.00
  • Tuna Mayonnaise and Sweetcorn = £3.00

All served with Side Salad

  • Toasties: Cheese and Onion
  • Cheese and Tomato
  • Cheese and Ham
  • Tuna and Cheese

All served with Side Salad = £3.70

  • Soup with Roll or Bread = £2.60
  • Soup and Sandwich – Various choices = £4.80
  • Jacket Potatoes with Cheese and Beans
  • Jacket Potatoes with Tuna Mayonnaise

All served with Side Salad = £3.70

Cakes and desserts served from 10am till 2.00pm (Monday’s 10am till 1pm)

  • Selection of Cakes from £1.80
  • Selection of Puddings served with Ice Cream/Cream or Custard jug from £2.00

Drinks served daily from 10am till 2.00pm (Monday’s 10am till 1pm)

  • Coffee = £1.50
  • Tea = £1.50
  • Hot Chocolate with Topping = £1.80
  • Water Bottle = £1.00
  • Juice Glass = £1.00

Tea and…

Home-made cakes!

Catching up with friends!

CHARITY SHOP

Charity Shop

Our Charity Shop sells a wide range of items at good prices, all the proceeds help to fund our service. The charity shop is open to the community Monday-Friday from 10.00am to 3.00pm.

Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure has four paid members of staff, 2 full time and 2 part time. They are supported by several volunteers (Currently 80) who assist in the kitchen, deliver meals, run activities, help in the office, the charity shop and with ebay sales.

We’d like more volunteers in our shop for a half a day or a day between 10:00am and 3:00pm on a weekday, or even just a couple of hours a week to help sort and label donated goods.

As a thank you all volunteers are entitled to a discounted lunch.

Open daily from 10:00 till 15:00pm

Glorious books! 

Anything and everything!

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Events and Activities

  • 10:00 – 11:00 Line Dancing
  • 10:00 – 13:00 Chapel Café
  • 10:00 – 15:00 Charity Shop
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch is served
  • 13:00 – 15:00 Leisure Afternoon: Jigsaws, Dominoes, Whist, Quiz, Bingo, One on One Computer Tuition / Family History Research
  • 10:00 – 11:00 Ballroom & Sequence Dancing (for beginners)
  • 10:00– 12:00  Monthly Talks (3rd Tuesday monthly)
  • 10:00 – 14:00 Chapel Café
  • 10:00 – 15:00 Charity Shop
  • 10:30 – 11:45  Ukulele
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch is served
  • 13:00 – 15:00 Music For ALL
  • 14:00 – 15:30 Tai Chi
  • 10:00 – 12:00 Gardening Club
  • 10:00 – 14:00 Chapel Café
  • 10:00 – 15:00 Charity Shop
  • 10:00 – 11:00 “Zest For Life”- Keep Fit (Organised by the Methodist Church)
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch is Served
  • 13:00 – 15:00 Active Afternoon: Indoor Bowls and Table Tennis
  • 13:00 – 15:00 Music Appreciation for All
  • 13.30 – 15:00 Knit & Natter Group: Friendly group makes items to raise funds
  • 09:50 – 10:50 Gentle Gym
  • 10:00 – 14:00 Chapel Café
  • 10:00 – 12:00 Art Class: Caters to a wide range of ages and abilities and has provided interests for newly retired and also support for recently widowed.
  • 10:00 – 15:00 Charity Shop
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch is Served
  • 13:30 – 16:00 Sequence and Ballroom Dancing
  • 13:30 – 1530  Foodbank
  • 09:45 – 10:45 Yoga
  • 10:00 – 14:00 Chapel Café
  • 10:00 – 12:00 Patchwork Group
  • 10:00 – 15:00 Charity Shop
  • 11:00 – 11:50 Move and Soothe
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch is Served
  • 13:30 – 15:00 Parent and Toddler Group (Organised by the Methodist Church)
  • 13:30 – 14:30 Good Vibrations Choir
Art Class
Thursday 10:00 till 12:00

Gentle Gym

A little bit of competition!

Indoor bowls

GARDENING CLUB

Gardening Club

Garden Club Do you have a passion for Gardening? Help us plant a rockery, rose garden and orchard. Free refreshments. Work up an appetite and why not book in for lunch after.

Wednesday’s 10:00am till 12:00 noon or come and garden at your leisure with prior arrangement. Sponsored by: Tesco Groundworks

The community Resilience Grants

Lets Live Well Sefton

Raising the garden beds…

Before we got started!

The team…

We have started!

VOLUNTEERING

Volunteering 

Fundraising Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure relies on fundraising and donations to keep our services running. We would welcome any Sponsorship, Fundraising activities and ideas to help us, so please contact: Rebecca on 01704 574838 or email: manager@ainsdalelunchandleisure.org.uk Volunteering Volunteers are always needed at Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure!

Delivering Meals-on-Wheels

Assisting in the office

Waitresses for the day!

If you have any questions or would like to have a chat about any of our activities,
please call Rebecca or Audrey:
Tel 01704 574838

Thank you to all our Sponsors:

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