What's On

Discover the wide range of activities, events, groups and opportunities that your community has to offer.


Click here to view the latest taster sessions run by our team. Taster sessions are one off activities to give you a chance to try something new or revisit an old hobby. They are very relaxed and a great way to meet people in a welcoming environment.

If you go to or run an activity, event or group that you would like to be listed here, click the button and fill in the form and submit your activity details.

Excercise & Sport

Tai Chi

Day: Thursday

Time: 15.00 - 16.00

Address: Methodist Resource Centre, 54 Borough Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 2JH



Day: Saturday - second in month

Time: 10.30 - 12.30

Address: Grove Hill Community Hub, Bishop Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 2RP


Ageing Better Middlesbrough Cafe Meet Up – Turtle Bay

Day: Thursday, fourth in month

Time: 16.00 - 19.00

Address: Turtle Bay Middlesbrough

Ageing Better's new addition to the Cafe Meet Up programme is Middlesbrough's new Caribbean Social restaurant and bar, Turtle Bay.

The staff welcome anyone 50 and over for free tea and coffee, while you enjoy a game or two of dominoes, chess and more.


Ageing Better Middlesbrough Cafe Meet Up – Debenhams

Day: Monday - first in month

Time: 15.00 - 16.30

Address: Debenhams, The Corner, 1 Newport Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 1LE

On the first Monday of the month Debenhams cafe, third floor, will have a space for Ageing Better Middlesbrough members to get together. We hope this is a space for people to come together and spark new friendships.

Thanks to the support of Debenhams and the Hillstreet Centre there will now be free tea or coffee with a fun quiz and games at every session.

Health And Wellbeing

Music for the Mind – Dementia Friendly

Day: Thursday - alternate weeks

Time: 14.00 - 15.30

Address: Thorntree Hub, Birkhall Road, Middlesbrough, TS3 9JW

Using music and movement to provide opportunities to express and interact in a friendly, relaxed environment. A mixture of old and new songs, actions, simple part-singing and stimulating activities.


Beyond the Binary

Day: Wednesday

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Address: The Lodge, 408 Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 2PB



Day: Wednesday

Time: 20.00

Address: Marton Cricket Club, Stokesley Road, Marton, Middlesbrough, TS7 8JU

Have you recently moved to the area and want to meet new people? Have you lost a partner and feel lonely? Do you want to boost your social life? The club offers you an opportunity to meet friends and widen your social life. They are a club for single people aged 40+ but are not a dating agency. People can join as temporary members for £10 for three months.


Book Club – Waterstones

Day: Sunday - last in the month

Time: 10.30

Address: Waterstones, 17 Newport Crescent, Captain Cooks Square, TS1 5UA

Join the monthly book club at Waterstones Middlesbrough. There is no joining fee and it includes up to 20% discount on selected titles.


Book Club – Costa Coffee

Day: Wednesday

Time: 10.30 - 12.00

Address: Costa Coffee, Cleveland Centre, Middlesbrough.

Enjoy discounts on refreshments, make new friends, swap stories and share thoughts on your favourite books.


Hemlington Library Reading Group

Day: Thursday - first in month

Time: 10.00 - 12.00

Address: Hemlington Library, Crosscliff, Hemlington, TS8 9JJ

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Ageing Better Middlesbrough doesn’t provide information about local services. To find information on other services in Middlesbrough, use the links to these useful websites: Middlesbrough Matters, Middlesbrough Council, Middlesbrough Community Learning, Love Middlesbrough and Active Middlesbrough