The Longmead Centre is a spacious and modern building which welcomes people 55 and over who are looking for an exciting programme of social and recreational events. We also offer a range of classes designed to promote health and wellbeing. The Centre is open five days a week, Monday to Friday from 9am - 4pm. Our rooms are available for hire, details are towards the end of this web page.
The coffee shop is set in our comfortable dining area where you can relax over a coffee and enjoy one of our freshly baked cakes and savouries. This is the focal point of the Centre where people can catch up with friends and check out the regular events and activities.
The Centre has an attractive restaurant style dining room where you can enjoy a wide range of freshly prepared meals and snacks at very competitive prices.
In addition, we have special occasion lunches followed by live entertainment.
Our self service restaurant is open from 11.30am to 1pm, Monday to Friday.
This is a gentle form of exercise for all abilities proven to benefit health and improve balance and concentration.
The beginners class is held on Tuesday mornings at 11.15am with our highly qualified instructor.
Join us for this very popular class held every Wednesday morning. It is a lively session with great music and friendly people.
Stay Young Exercise Classes
These run on Monday and Friday mornings; both are suited to all abilities. Stand up or sit down for the exercises, make new friends and enjoy the music.
This is played weekly on Tuesday afternoon. If you haven't played before we can help you out.
Arts and Crafts Group
Regardless of your ability you are welcome to join our friendly Arts and Crafts group on Wednesday afternoons.
Come and have an afternoon of fun at our cash prize bingo; each end of month session pays double money!
Come and join us on Monday and Thursday afternoons and have some fun.
We have a chess group which meets once a fortnight on Tuesday mornings. If you would like to join them just come along, new members are always welcome.
Our activities officer ensures there is plenty of fun every day with armchair bowls, skittles, quizzes, Wii Fit and competitions.
Our computer classes are run from beginner through to intermediate level.
The computer classes support advances in technology, the changing needs of the local community as well as supporting our local Community.
Please contact the centre to enquire or to book a session.
The Longmead Centre hosts many social events, holistic therapies and special occasion parties including:
- Outings to places of interest
- Hairdressing salon
- Foot care clinic
- Aromatherapy massage
- Bathing facility
- Disability equipment shop
- Drop in computer club.
You may like to take a look at The Longmead and The Wells Information Leaflet (pdf - 322kb).
Rooms at the centre are available for hire.
The rooms are suitable for parties, meetings, exercise and dance classes. Parking is not a problem as we have a car park adjacent to the building.
You are welcome to come along and see our facility and discuss your requirements.
For further information, please call us on 01372 720563.
Hiring Fees for the Longmead Centre (pdf - 332kb).
Includes Dial-a-ride and Dial-a-bus
The scheme that will give you help at the touch of a button
Meals on Wheels
The service delivers hot and frozen meals to local residents