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Bringing people together

Learn new skills, get more active and get together with others at our free activity sessions at community centres and libraries.

Taking part in activities with other people can help you achieve better mental and physical health. Our Let’s Get Together programme offers a number of free activities that you can get involved in. These activities take place at our community centres, libraries and museums.

We offer a range of activities including  arts and crafts, walking sessions, community gardening and opportunities to volunteer There are also spaces to play chess, do jigsaws or sit quietly - something to suit everyone.

More about what the programme offers can be found below:

  • look out for a Together Table at your local library or community centre
  • join a local walking group which operates from the building
  • enjoy some light gardening
  • explore options for volunteering on any activities in the community buildings

Take part in many free food growing courses, workshops and events across the city - many of these in community spaces.
  • become part of the seed library, free seeds and advice.
  • enjoy the benefits of learning something new whilst being out in the fresh air
  • make the most of opportunities to volunteer and improve your local areas
  • Get Growing grant - a scheme to help more people to grow their own fruit and vegetables
Find out how you can become a community gardener here or contact Elaine Grainger-Jarvis on 0116 454 1847

  • find out how to use NHS online services such as GP appointments and order medication online
  • learn how to socialise safely online using social media platforms
  • find social activities near you
If you would like to find out more or suggest some ideas, please email us or pop in to your local library or community centre.

Walking is good for your physical and mental health, and for your general wellbeing. If you prefer to get walking in the company of others, why not try a group walk? Check out our the options below to discover one that suits you.

Let's Get Together, Social Strolls

Join us for social walks each month, visiting Leicester's Museums and other public venues! Enjoy a friendly group walk at a steady pace, through pleasant city streets and parks. We reveal some interesting facts along the way and there is a social opportunity afterwards.

The strolls are free to attend and are part of a wider programme of Discovery Walks, helping people discover Leicester on foot. For full details of upcoming walks, visit: www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk/events.

Let's Get Together, Health Walks

The Live Well team offer free led group walks from community locations in the city as part of their ‘Live Well Walk More’ initiative. The walks are designed to be accessible, improve mental and physical health and wellbeing, reduce social isolation and loneliness. They start and finish at a community centre or library and there is an opportunity to socialise over free refreshments afterwards.

The walks are approximately 45 minutes long and take place weekly at the following locations and times:

  • Beaumont Leys Library - Monday 10:00am
  • Hamilton Library - Monday 11:30am
  • Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre - Tuesday 10:30am
  • Eyres Monsell Club for young people - Thursday 10:00am
  • Aylestone Leisure Centre - Thursday 12:30pm
  • Town Hall Square - Friday 12:30pm
  • Highfields library 11:00am

For more information on our walks visit Live Well Walk More - Live Well Leicester

If you would like to suggest new activities that you could take part in, please email us.