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THE MARCHESI CENTRE

 

Holly Road

Windermere

LA23 2AF

Telephone: 015394 43411

Office is open on weekdays

 10 am – 12 noon

Registered Charity No: 258537

 

 

 

 

The Marchesi Centre was formerly known as the Windermere Old People Community Centre.  Building commenced in 1969 from fund raising by the Windermere, Ambleside & District Round Table Group and was formally opened in 1971.  The objects of the Centre are to provide recreational facilities for the benefit of those over 50 years of age living in Windermere and Bowness urban area.  The Centre is a registered charity managed by a committee consisting of elected members and co-opted members representing the main users of the Centre.

The Centre runs group activities such as Short Tennis, Bridge, Rummikub, Gentle Exercise, Yoga & Art.  A coffee morning is held on he 1st Saturday of each month to raise funds for the Centre.  A Christmas Lunch is organised for and enjoyed by members and various trips are arranged through out the year.

The Centre also lets out rooms to various organisations, regular users being:

  • Enjoy your Leisure Group

  • U3A

  • Slimming World

  • Windermere Scottish Dancers

  • Windermere Bridge Club

  • Citizens Advice Bureau

  • Weight Watchers

  • Alzheimers Society

  • National Trust

  • Windermere Day Centre

  • Windermere W.I.

  • Bowness W.I.

  • Filling Station

  • The Trefoil Guild

  •  NHS Blood Donors

  • Ellwood Bridge School

  • Windermere Chess Club

Rooms are also let out for birthday parties, wedding receptions and wedding anniversary celebrations.

The centre is also the meeting place for other groups/associations including Day Centre, Lake District Members, Trefoil Guild.  All rooms are available for private hire.

If you are interested in joining any of the groups or wish to hire a room, please telephone or call into the office for further information.

WI-FI IS NOW AVAILABLE IN ALL ROOMS
 

 

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