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Dad’s Army at HQ!

This Sunday our Film Showcase will be “Dad’s Army”!  Based on the BBC TV sitcom of the same name, this new film is directed by Oliver Parker and stars Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bill Nighy and Toby Jones.

Date: 17 July 2016


When: Doors open at 12.30 pm for a 1.00 pm start.

Following the film, we will be serving a delicious Afternoon Tea – if you want to join us, please fill in the form below to reserve your place.

Reservations Form

A Musical Treat!

Truly Scrumptious

St Dunstan’s AODS presents “Truly Scrumptious” – an evening of musical delights featuring songs from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Starlight Express, Sister Act and Boogie Nights.

Event details:
  • 7.15 pm, 17th – 20th May 2016
  • St Dunstans Parish Centre, Kenyon Lane, Moston
  • Bar available

£10.00 Adults | Concessions £9.00 | Children £7.50 | Family (2 adults / 2 children) £32.00

Group Bookings Available – call box office on 07976 919588

Line open Mon – Fri  6pm – 9pm | Sat/Sun 9am – 5pm

Download the poster


Coffee Morning at St Chads!

Fancy a coffee?


Nephra Good Neighbours are pleased to let you know they will be co-hosting a Coffee Morning with St Chad’s Church tomorrow – here’s the detail:

Where: St Chad’s Church, Hazledene Road, New moston, M40 3GL

When: 10.30 am – 12 noon, Saturday 7 May.

Come along and have a coffee, a chat and enjoy a slice of Homemade Cake.

Bring the kids too – there’ll be some crafty things to keep them occupied.

Hope you can make it!

Our latest Newsletter

Hello everyone

As you know, we have been working on our new website for some time now, in readiness for its official launch this coming Easter weekend. One of the things we wanted to do is offer you, our subscribers, a way of viewing the latest newsletters online – or perhaps download a copy for offline viewing… very handy if you happen to misplace your printed copy, I’m sure you’ll agree. Well, we’re pleased to say you can now do both!  You can read  the latest newsletter via the link below – or download your own copy via the website.

The April 2016 newsletter contains information on some NEW classes starting soon and other important dates for your diary. So what are you waiting for – go take a look! There’s also a website promotional Prize Draw feature – the chance for one of you lucky subscribers to win a Morrisons voucher worth £25.00.  As an existing subscriber you will automatically be entered into the Draw which will take place on Saturday 16th July 2016.

Sunday 28th June 2015 – Matinee Film Club & Afternoon Tea!

Come along and watch ‘Still Life’ – the long-awaited and multi award-winning film from Uberto Pasolini, producer of the beloved worldwide smash-hit The Full Monty.

 ‘Still Life’ is a poignant and inspirational drama about a quiet, optimistic and selfless man who finds joy in helping everyone but himself.

For over 22 years, life for the unassuming John May (an indelible performance from the extraordinary Eddie Marsan) has been his work for the local council in South London, finding the next of kin for those in his community who have passed away alone. But in this age of ‘efficiency’, John’s meticulousness and care is no longer deemed necessary, and he is abruptly made redundant. John is left with one assignment: a search for the relatives of an elderly neighbour, Billy Stoke.

As he journeys beyond London to piece together Billy’s past, John uncovers a life of mischief, misadventure, love and regret, most of all for an abandoned daughter, Kelly (the radiant Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey) whom John manages to locate. These two insular people are naturally drawn to each other, and as friendship blossoms, John’s outlook opens imperceptibly to life’s possibilities…

Beautifully observed and profoundly affecting, ‘Still Life’ is a gem — a resonant and universal celebration of dignity, community values and human connection, and ultimately, all that life is worth living for.


Doors open: 1.30 pm

Film starts at 2.00pm

Film followed by a delicious Afternoon Tea

Suggested donation is just £2.00


Afternoon Film Club – TODAY!

This afternoon (Sunday 31st May 2015) – enjoy a Film at Nephra HQ  followed by Afternoon Tea!

Come along and watch ‘The Book Thief’ – a highly acclaimed film directed by Brian Percival. Here’s the official trailer and the plot in a nutshell…

In 1938, young orphan Liesel (Sophie Nélisse) arrives at the home of her new foster parents, Hans (Geoffrey Rush) and Rosa (Emily Watson). When Hans, a kindly housepainter, learns that Liesel cannot read, he teaches the child the wonders of the written language. Liesel grows to love books, even rescuing one from a Nazi bonfire. Though Liesel’s new family barely scrape by, their situation becomes even more precarious when they secretly shelter a Jewish boy whose father once saved Hans’ life.

Time: 1.30 pm


E-Reader Support Group

Are you thinking about buying an E-Reader? Maybe you already have one but need to get to grips with it? If so, then our E-Reader support group is for you.

  • We can show you how to search online for electronic books, newspapers and magazines and then to download and install them on your device.
  • We can show you how to change the text and to adjust the lighting on your e-books to make them easier to read.
  • We can guide to as to the best web-sites to visit to access and download electronic books.
  • We can help you access your local library e-book and audiobook services and transfer materials to your device.
  • Within the class we also run a book club, where we choose a novel and discuss it on a regular basis.

So if you own a Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iPad or other E-Reader, but don’t know how to use it, we can give you the know-how to get you feeling better about your device.

Alternatively, if you don’t own a device, but would like to know more about e-readers, we have a number available for you to borrow.

The class runs every Monday morning 10am – 12 noon.  No appointment is necessary, simply drop in and take part!

Further information:

Tel: 0161 637 6788 or 07889 258685

You can also contact the group’s leader, Joanne, directly via the button below

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