Local support in Stowmarket
Find social groups in your area to help cope with bereavement
Walk On is free walking group run by LivingGrief at St Elizabeth Hospice.
Open to anyone who has been bereaved.
45 - 60 min walks in Ipswich and surrounding areas.
Friendly group meeting every 2 weeks at different locations in East Suffolk.
Usually have coffee and cake after walks to chat.
Friends in Bereavement
Based in Stowmarket, run by Andrew Bingham Independent Funeral Service.
Open to everyone who has been bereaved over the age of 18.
The free group of around 15 – 20 people meets every last Friday of the month at the Salvation Army Hall, Violet Hill Road, Stowmarket between 2pm and 4pm.
Groups are not counselling sessions, they enable you to meet and talk with other people who may be going through a similar situation. The groups are very friendly and informal.
They also have outings, holidays, speakers and a Christmas meal.
Contact 01449 771666 or visit the site below.
Meet Up Mondays
Open to anyone in need of company.
There are lots of groups across the county for anyone feeling alone.
There are a range of days, locations and times in the local area.
Stowmarket & Needham Library
The local library has a number of social groups to get involved with, including:
Stowmarket Open Space group
A wellbeing drop-in group,
every Tuesday 11:00 ‐ 13:00
Needham Market Top time/ Time out
A social group for older people,
every Friday 14:30 ‐ 16:00
Knit & Knatter at Stowmarket Library
Bring your knitting along to the library and enjoy a cuppa with others.
10am – 12 noon every Tuesday and Thursday