Over 50s Cafés

Drop In Cafe

Monday - Saturday between 9.00 - 13.00 at St Timothy's Church, Crosscliff, Middlesbrough, TS8 9JJ

A drop in café from Monday to Saturday, 9.00 - 13.00. All welcome.


Welcome Break

Monday Between 10.00 - 12.00 at St Barnabas Church, 1a St Barnabas Road, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, TS5 6JR

Welcome Break offers tea, coffee and chat. The church is open for people to drop in.

It is held in the Narthex at the back of church on Monday mornings between 10am and 12 noon. It is run by several members of the Church to welcome people to St Barnabas. Drinks are provided free, along with a friendly chat. We want to listen to you. The opportunity exists to show people around the Church and discuss the services and activities.


Lunch Bunch

Monday - Third in month between 12.30-14.00 at Ormesby Methodist Church, Pritchett Road, Middlesbrough, TS3 0NQ

Cost £4, Everyone welcome.


Ageing Better Middlesbrough Cafe Meet Up – Debenhams

Monday - first in month between 15.00 - 16.30 at Debenhams, The Corner, 1 Newport Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 1LE.

On the first Monday of the month Debenhams cafe, third floor, will have a space for Ageing Better Middlesbrough members to get together. We hope this is a space for people to come together and spark new friendships.

Joanne and her team at Debenhams are looking forward to meeting members.

Please note that tea/coffee will not be provided for free by Ageing Better Middlesbrough.


Cloister Café

Tuesday between 9.00 - 13.00 at The Trinity Centre, Market Place, North Ormesby, Middlesbrough, TS3 6LD

Take a break from shopping on market day, and enjoy a cuppa, fresh home baking, bacon/sausage butties and more. A friendly welcome awaits you.


RVS Lunch Club

Tuesday 11.00 - 14.00 Evergreen Walk Meeting Room, Evergreen Walk, Grove Hill, Middlesbrough, TS4 3TD

Come along to our friendly weekly lunch club. We sometimes do chair exercises before lunch and have a game of bingo / dominoes afterwards. We sometimes out other activities on too.

Costs: Lunch only £5. Lunch and activity £7.00


Lunch n Social, Fun, social group

Tuesday between 11.30 - 14.30 at Age Uk Teesside, Dorothy Rose House, 190 Borough Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 2EH

CURRENTLY FULLY BOOKED. Make new friends in a stimulating and social environment where you can play, dominoes, scrabble, musical bingo, and chess or tackle a jigsaw! Or for the more competitive – Ten Pin Bowling, Golf or table tennis! Light lunch plus refreshments provided. £3.00 per session (catering). Booking essential.


Ageing Better Middlesbrough Café Meet Up – Marks and Spencer

Tuesday, second in month between 14.00 - 17.00 at Marks and Spencer Middlesbrough, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 1RH

A space reserved exclusively for Ageing Better Middlesbrough members. Marks and Spencer’s Café Meet Up is now a reading group and will be held on the second Tuesday of the month, from 2pm to 5pm.

The get-together, called All Books Matter, will be a chance to discuss a chosen book and meet new people over a cuppa.

All members are still welcome to come along and listen or just enjoy the chance to be sociable. Call Anne Salter for more information on 07749 115304. Tricia, Café Manager, and her staff are looking forward to welcoming you to their café. Please note that tea/coffee is not provided by Ageing Better Middlesbrough.


The Tuesday Social

Tuesday 18.00 at The Cafe, Mima Arts Centre, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS1 2AZ

The Tuesday Social – every Tuesday from 6pm exploring social eating and social action – through food, art and conversation. FREE FOOD social eating every other week.


Alzheimer’s Society – Memory Lane Dementia Cafe, North Ormesby.

Wednesday - first in month between 13.00 - 15.00 at North Ormesby Community Hub, Derwent Street, North Ormesby, Middlesbrough, TS3 6JB.

Memory Lane Dementia cafes are for people living with dementia and their carer, family, friends or relatives to meet and share experiences, in a relaxed and information environment.


Ageing Better Middlesbrough Café Meet Up – Jean’s Kitchen

Wednesday - third in month between 10.00 - 12.00 at Jean's Kitchen, Dundas Market, Middlesbrough, TS1 1JA

A space reserved exclusively for Ageing Better Middlesbrough members. We hope this is a space for people to come together and spark new friendships. The group who already meet here for a catch up and cuppa are from the Carers Together group and meet as an informal meet up. They're looking forward to meeting other Ageing Better members.

Jean and Louise, Café Managers, and their staff are looking forward to welcoming you to their café.

Please note that tea/coffee is not provided by Ageing Better Middlesbrough.


Coffee Morning

Wednesday between 9.30 - 11.30 at Thorntree Community Hub, Birkhall Road, Thorntree, Middlesbrough, TS3 9JW


Alzheimer’s Society – Memory Lane Dementia Cafe, Central Library.

Wednesday - Third in month between 13.00 - 15.00 Central Library, Victoria Square, Middlesbrough, TS1 2AY

Memory Lane Dementia cafes are for people living with dementia and their carer, family, friends or relatives to meet and share experiences, in a relaxed and information environment.


Alzheimer’s Society – Memory Lane Dementia Cafe, Acklam Library

Thursday - forth in month between 13.00 - 15.00 at Acklam Library, Acklam Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 7AB

Memory Lane Dementia cafes are for people living with dementia and their carer, family, friends or relatives to meet and share experiences, in a relaxed and information environment.


Ageing Better Middlesbrough Cafe Meet Up – Turtle Bay

On every Thursday between 4pm to 7pm at Turtle Bay Middlesbrough.

Ageing Better's new addition to the Cafe Meet Up programme is Middlesbrough's new Caribbean Social restaurant and bar, Turtle Bay. The staff welcome anyone 50 and over for free tea and coffee, while you enjoy a game or two of dominoes, chess and more.


Coffee Morning

Saturday between 10.00 - 11.30 at Memorial Hall, Meldyke Place, Stainton, Middlesbrough, TS8 9AU

Coffee, Biscuits and a good natter. All are welcome.