Latest News at All Souls

Ringing To Remember Campaign

On Sunday November 11 2018, bells will ring out in unison from church towers across the country, as they did one hundred years earlier on Armistice Day. At that time 1,100 bellringers were reported to have lost their lives in the First World War. Recent research by the Central Council of Bellringers has brought his… Read more »

An interview with one of our volunteers

One of our volunteers is coming up to her one year anniversary of volunteering at All Souls, so she’s answered a few questions to tell us a bit herself Vickie Wilkinson. Aged 32 Where do you live? I live in Crompton, a few hundred yards away from All Souls! I live with my partner Ste… Read more »

‘Talk English’ Conversation Classes at HuddleUp cafe

 HuddleUp café has been working with Bolton CVS and Bolton college and would like to invite you to the new; *Talk English: Conversation Café’ at HuddleUp Café in All Souls Community Centre. These sessions will run weekly on Thursdays from 12:30-14:30, starting on Thursday 1st March 2018* These sessions aim to help attendees practice English… Read more »

Hate Crime Awareness Week 5th – 11th February 2018

5th – 11th February 2018 is Hate Crime Awareness week. If someone is being bullied, harassed or abused because of a prejudice relating to: disability race religion transgender identity sexual orientation identification with alternative sub-culture Then this might be a hate crime or a hate incident. Anyone can be the victim of a hate incident…. Read more »

Winter Wellness Session, 30th January 12 – 1

Few of us are feeling our best in January, and this is a peak time for people to join gyms, start diets, and promise themselves a ‘new year new me’.   Led by professional wellness coach Cheryl Dean, this short session will look at the best way to achieve this, through diet and nutrition, tips… Read more »

Bereavement Support Group 6th Feb, 10th April, 12th June

“Getting together and meeting people who are in a similar situation” A bereavement nurse will be running a drop-in support group at the HuddleUp cafe at All Souls on three dates this year. If you’ve lost a loved one recently in whatever circumstances, this group can offer a safe environment for support, interaction and understanding…. Read more »

Amended Opening Hours for Halliwell Local History Society

Halliwell Local History Society have amended the opening hours for their drop-in heritage centre to Tues – Thurs 11am until 1pm During these hours a member will be at All Souls for information and discussion about local history, book sales, photo prints etc.

Christmas Opening Hours 2017

Here are our public opening hours over the festive period. Wishing you all a joyful Christmas.   

What’s on this Christmas in your area for the over 50’s?

Ambition for Ageing has produced this guide to social activities in your local area for the over 50’s this Christmas 2017. Two events are based at All Souls, on the 22nd and the 25th, and we welcome anybody of any age.

8 Facts about bell ringing!

Andy Cope our Tower Captain was on Bolton FM at All Souls this November talking about bell ringing and we were fascinated. We learned: 1) The practice of bell ringing is called campanology 2) Bell ringing as we know it in the UK is almost a uniquely British thing – there are 50 active bell… Read more »