Pitt Stop for men
Pitt Stop is a space for any man to find friendship and social connection. It is run by MensCraft, a charity supporting men’s wellbeing. Pitt Stop socials are drop-in sessions that take place around the county. Activities include (subject to current safety guidelines and restrictions):
- Card games such as cribbage, rummy, whist and canasta;
- Board games like chess, draughts, backgammon, dominoes; strategy games;
- Crafts, such as whittling, model making, painting
- Discussions and guest speakers
Tuesdays 2 – 4 pm Men’s Centre 47-51 Pitt St. NR3 1DE
Tuesdays 3 – 5 pm starting on 7 June 2021
Wellspring Centre, 35 Neatherd Rd, NR19 2AE
Thursdays, 10 – 11 a.m., starting 10 June 2021
Merchants Place, Church St, NR27 9ES
Fridays 12 – 2 pm starting 4 June 2021
St George’s Theatre Café, King St NR30 2PG
- King’s Lynn – details to follow
Pit Stop activities (Norwich only for now)
- Heritage Health Walks
Mondays 10.45 to 1 pm. These are guided walks to places of interest around the city led by local community historians. Meet at the Men’s Centre, Pitt Street, Norwich
Tuesdays 11.30 to 1 pm at the Men’s Centre
The Kitchen Club (Mondays at 3pm) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87460537557
New recipe each week. Get the ingredients and equipment ready to log on and share the experience of cooking together but from the convenience of your own kitchen!
The Book Club (Wednesdays at 12 pm) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85088326516
Each week an extract from a chosen piece of writing is emailed out and then discussed together on Zoom.
The Film Club (Thursdays, 2 pm) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/893319128
Runs in a similar fashion to Book Club. Choose a film to watch at your leisure during the week, and discuss it together on Thursday. The Quiz (Friday at 2pm)https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85371011822
No teams, not too serious, just a good laugh.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org / telephone Andy Wood on 07584 253441
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