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About Us

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A monthly Sunday lunch for people aged 65+ experiencing loneliness and social isolation


Who We Are

We are a team of passionate volunteers who care deeply about providing friendship through various activities, including Sunday lunch in a caring and welcoming environment to all those living alone and experiencing loneliness in our local community.

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What We Do

On the 1st Sunday of the month, we provide a tasty two-course lunch with unlimited refreshments to people aged 65 and over who are feeling lonely or socially isolated in the Bishop’s Stortford, Sawbridgeworth and surrounding area. We also run a number of different activities throughout the year.

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The Impact It's Having

The Welbeloved Club gives members the opportunity to make friends and leave the house on what can be the loneliest day of the week to enjoy lunch. Friendships have no age limit, and through our penpal schemes many have the chance to make friends with people of all ages. If you know someone who may be feeling lonely, we’d love them to join us!

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Become a Guest

The Welbeloved Club is proud to welcome new members every month. Joining us is free, and a two-course lunch with unlimited refreshments will be charged at £10 per person.


Please use the form below to be added or to add someone to the waiting list.

*Due to insurance reasons, we cannot accept wheelchair users, or those with significant cognitive impairments. 

Tick the statements that apply to you:

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