Social drop-ins that offer a cuppa, a warm welcome and useful information
Meeting Points are social drop-ins in villages and coastal communities throughout the Romney Marsh and parts of Tenterden areas. The Meeting Points are run by volunteers, supported by CARM's Meeting Points co-ordinator. Meeting Points provide a local point of contact for meeting old friends and new, in a friendly and welcoming environment. They are not 'clubs' - everyone is welcome, and refreshments are available.
Meeting Points also provide a useful source of information and access to a range of services. There is a well-stocked Information Point and regular outreach 'surgeries', including Hi-Kent (for hearing aid batteries and tube cleaning); Citizen's Advice and others. Local Community Wardens often drop-in, and there is a programme of guest speakers who visit to give information about their services as well as other interesting topics. Most Meeting Points also enjoy games and quizzes, and also get together for lunches and outings. Many firm friendships have been made at our Meeting Points.
Meeting Point Co-ordinator - Katie
Meeting Points take place at the following locations and times:
Appledore (Methodist Church Hall, The Street, Appledore) TN26 2AE
Tuesdays 10am to 12 noon
Free Parking at the Village Hall and a short walk to the church.
Brookland (Village Hall) TN29 9RG
4th Friday of the month, 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Free Parking at the hall
Greatstone (St Peters Church Hall, Roberts Road, Greatstone) TN28 8RG
1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month 10am to 12 noon
Free Parking at the hall
Dymchurch (Methodist Church Hall, corner of High Street & Chapel Street) TN29 0NL
Mondays 10am to 12 noon
Free Parking in the side streets Oct-Mar, otherwise use council carpark.
Wittersham (Wittersham Village Hall) TN30 7EB
1st and 3rd Thursdays 10- 11:30am
Lydd (Hardy Hall, Skinner Road, Lydd) TN29 9HN
Thursdays 10am to 12 noon
Free Parking in road outside hall
Tenterden & St. Michael's (Trinity Baptist Church, Ashford Road) TN30 6JL
1st and 3rd Tuesdays 10am to 12noon
Free Parking at the Church hall
Woodchurch (Jean Mealham Pop in Centre, Lower Road) TN26 3SQ
1st Thursday in the month 10am to 12 noon
Free parking at the Pop in centre
Rolvenden (Rolvenden Village Hall) TN17 4ND
2nd Wednesday in the month 10am to 12 noon
Free Parking at the hall.
New Romney (The Bridge, Unit 12, Mountfield Road) TN28 8LH
1st and 3rd Friday of every month 10:00am - 12:00pm
Burmarsh (The Shepherd and Crook Pub) TN29 0JJ
3rd Thursday of the month 11am - 12,30 pm
Free parking at the pub
CARM (Caring Altogether on Romney Marsh)
Unit 12, Mountfield Road Industrial Estate, New Romney Kent TN28 8LH
Registered charity no. 1184552
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