Activities & Services

Current Projects

Friendly Fellas

Staffed by volunteers and meeting 4 times a month at the popular Light House Coffee Shop in Sheerness. A place where men can come together to share their experiences, seek advice from their peers, and find support. Providing a variety of opportunities for men to build a sense of camaraderie and enjoy each other's company. 

Book N Brunch

Our popular Book n Brunch Club at the Wellbeing Hub in Rushenden on the last Tuesday of the month, is on temporary hold at the moment. We are hoping to restart the Club again soon, or incorporate the book discussion into our regular monthly Friendly Spaces sessions. Please check back as details will be updated as soon as we have more information.

Digital Skills Sessions

Volunteers, Nick and Peter, from the Digital Kent team join us regularly, at all our groups to offer help and advice to enable our members to get the most out of their phones and digital devices. Bring along any of your digital devices or questions to our regular Friendly Spaces

Craft Club

Get your creative juices flowing at our new Craft Club at the Wellbeing Hub in Rushenden. Suitable for all abilities. Sessions to include decoupage, model making, sewing, yarns and wool projects, jewellery making, mosaics, beach crafts and more! There will be a small charge to cover supplies.

Coffee Morning

Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of every month for a coffee morning with our friends at Infinity Age UK Sheppey. Meet new friends, chat over a cuppa and join in with some fun games. The perfect way to pass the morning.

Gardening Club


 Friendly Voice Calls

A service for those experiencing the effects of loneliness due to being housebound or for those feeling disconnected and isolated from their community. Delivering regular welfare phone calls to help sign post to local activities and support within the local area.

Pedometer Challenge 

Small Pod Walks

Join Alisha for our hugely popular six week Pedometer Challenge. Meet up together with other participants for short fun walks, to remain active, maintain your daily steps and feel physically, as well as mentally, stronger.

Sharing Library

Reading has been proven to reduce stress, aid relaxation and boost mood. With a huge volumn of books to suit all tastes we regularly drop off selections directly to our members to read at home. Jigsaws and DVDs also available to borrow.

Inclusive Book Club

Borrow one of our tablets and receive free books if you find yourself having to isolate due to Covid. Join in our online virtual book club. Access to this service is through a referral from the Citizens Advice Bureau

Kindle Loan Service

Access to our Book Club even if physically unable to attend, with the loan of a Kindle and books for up to 6 months. Funded by Medway Voluntary Action. If you're housebound, and feel that you could benefit from this great project, to help you keep connected, get in touch.

Mini Bus


Free pick up service for our members to attend activities and walks. Ensuring that even those living in remote areas or without transport, can stay connected. Use as a mobile library and hub when distributing PPE kits and latest COVID advice. 

In Person Activities

Friendly Spaces

Within a safe and welcoming environment, members are encouraged to socialise and build confidence through shared activities, coffee mornings, demonstrations and visits from guest speakers

 Community Walks

Join us, with our friends from Stepping Out, for scenic, sociable, rejuvenating walks at beautiful venues throughout the county, from stately homes and gardens, country parks, lakes, National Trust properties, Coastlines and festivals.

Book Clubs

Borrow a free book each month to read at home. Then join us in person on the last Tuesday of each month from 10.45am for a fun quiz and some lively discussion, followed by a group activity related to the books theme/subject matter.

 Friendly Spaces Activities Venues &  Dates


1st Monday of

each month

10am until 12noon 
Teynham Community Hall,
Station Road


ME9 9DU.


1st Thursday of each month

10am until 12noon

Trinity Church Hall,



ME12 1AF


2nd Thursday of each month

10am until 12noon

Methodist Church Hall

High Street


ME10 4PB


Friendly Fellas

1st 4 Wednesdays each month

6pm until 8pm

Light House Coffee Shop

Hope St. Centre


ME12 1AJ


Coffee Morning 

2nd Tuesday of each month

10am until 12noon 
Rosemary House

43 Trinity Road


ME12 2PF

Regular Facebook Group Activities

Catch Up Monday

Catch up after the weekend with Rose. Full of conversation starters, chatter, fun and getting to know each other a little better. Member discussions and feedback.

Challenge Tuesday

Get involved with 3 different weekly challenges with Laura, suitable for all abilities.

With inspiration to: 

  • Connect with Others
  • Be Active
  • Keep Learning
  • Give to Others
  • Take Notice

Wellbeing Wednesday

Follow along exercise videos, challenges and posts on health, physical and menatal wellbeing throughout the day with Alisha. Pedometer Challenge updates, support and Zoom meetings.

Connected Thursday

Get involved and remain connected as we Live Stream directly from our Group Settings to our online members and those at home. Follow along Zoom tutorials, with free recourses so that no one has to feel left out.

Festive Food from 2pm

Feedback Friday

All the news from the week's activities, quizzes, growth information, new projects, quotes and messages from members. Feed back and photos from our members and news from the Focus Group

Virtual Book Club

Online session of our popular Book Club on the last Tuesday each month from 2pm to discuss your thoughts and feedback. Includes interactive quizzes and fun games. 

Virtual Activities

Let's Cook Together

Follow-along with Cheryl, with inspiring cooking sessions, delicious recipes and health advice. Available to view on our YouTube channel.

Arts & Crafting

Explore your creativity with some fun crafting. Sessions suitable for all abilities. Regular FREE workshops including all the materials you need to follow along at home. Available to view on our YouTube channel.

Virtual Garden Tours

Join Mick as he takes us on a guided walk through some of Kent's most beautiful and historic gardens, castles and places of local interest. Filmed thoughout Summer 2020 and available to view on our YouTube channel.


Let Lesley bring a little peace and calm into your busy life with gentle meditation, breathing techniques and visualisation.  Available on our YouTube channel

Yoga & Chair Exercise

Regular sessions of gentle stretching and exercise with Jacqueline and Emma. Suitable for all abilities and available to view on our YouTube channel


Advice on your garden, allotement or house plants, from our RHS qualified gardener. Seasonal hints and tips throughout the year. Available on ourYouTube channel

Essential Oils

Weekly tutorials with Margaret including regular FREE intereactive workshops, to create your own fragranced products at home. Centred around doTERRA Essential Oils and available to view on our YouTube channel

Poetry Corner

Finding just the right words. Inspirational quotes and poetry read by Alisha. Available to view on our YouTube channel

Radio & Podcasts

Catch up with all the latest news about Friendly Faces of Kent, online and in the media.