Friendship Cafés

Have fun with friends

All our activities are subject to change, so the venue, date, and time may be different to those shown. Please contact us in advance to check details and to book your place.

Friendship cafes are weekly get-togethers for anyone who feels isolated, wants to make new friends, or has experienced bereavement. With fun activities, guest speakers at every session, and outings planned throughout the year, there’s plenty to keep you refreshed. It’s a great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat.

The Dementia Café is a place for people with dementia, their families, and friends to meet up.

CVST runs seven cafes around Tendring, including the Dementia Cafés. You don’t need to book a place. However, it’s a very good idea to call 01255 425692 before you plan to attend for the first time so we can both check the group is going to be at the venue and not scheduled to be on a trip.

Bereavement & Friendship Café – Clacton

Day: Friday

Where: Imperial House, 20-22 Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1NZ

When: 10.00am – 12.00pm

Cost: £1.00 (includes refreshments)


Fun & Friendship Café – Clacton

Day: Monday

Where: Imperial House, 20-22 Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1NZ

When: 2pm – 4pm

Cost: £2 (includes refreshments)

Café – Clacton

Day: Wednesday
Where: Imperial House, 20-22 Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1NZ
When: 10am/12pm
Cost: £1.50 (includes refreshments)

A place for people with dementia, their families and friends to meet up.

Bereavement & Friendship Café – Harwich

Day: Monday

Where: Dovercourt & Harwich Hub, 276 High Street, Harwich, CO12 3PD

When: 10.00am – 12.00pm

Cost: £1.50


Friendship Café – Jaywick

Day: Tuesday

Where: Jaywick Community Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick, CO15 2JP

When: 10am – 12pm

Cost: £1.50 (includes refreshments)

Bereavement & Friendship Café – Walton

Day: Wednesday

Where: Columbine Centre, Princes Esplanade, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. CO14 8PZ

 When: Wednesday 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Cost: £1.50



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