The Meeting Place for the over Fifty Fives in Sawbridgeworth.
Art, Craft, Bingo, Whist, Outings, Keep Fit, Holidays, Lunches, Refreshment, Shopping Trips, Quizzes and much more... You're welcome to come and join us!We are open 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday and 10am - 12 Noon Saturday.
Thursday 12th December
HAILEY CENTRE CLOSED
Please note the Hailey Centre will be closed on Thursday 12th December as we are a designated Polling Station.
Tesco and Sainsbury's Shopping Bus
Tesco/Home Bargains Bus - Monday 4th November. Sainsbury's (Thorley Park) Bus - Wednesday 20th November. £3.50 per person - please book in the office.
If you’d like to use one (or both!) of the shopping buses, please book your place in the office with either Kerry or Deb. (You can also book by phoning (01279) 721221). You will be dropped off at home with your shopping around mid-morning. Please be ready for pick up, from your home, at 9.00am.
Switching on of the Lights
We’re looking forward to another fantastic evening and hope you’ll be able to support us by buying your cups of coffee/tea or hot chocolate here. Thanks to our fab volunteers we’ll be selling Bacon or Sausage rolls and a new addition this year – jacket potatoes and chilli.
Herts Hearing Advisory Service
Monday 9th December - 10am-11.30am
Hertfordshire Hearing Advisory Service’s mobile technician visits The Hailey Centre once a month to provides NHS hearing aid maintenance and batteries (together with advice, information and practical support covering all aspects of deafness).
East Herts Lottery
We've launched our Lottery!
We’ve joined the East Herts Lottery! Please consider choosing us as your charity – you never know, your £1 ticket could win you £25,000.East Herts Lottery was created in 2019 by East Herts Council.
“Set up to support community projects in the local area, East Herts Lottery operates on the principle of raising money within the community for the community. In a time of shrinking budgets and increased community need, East Herts Lottery enables people to support the causes they care most about, helping good causes to connect with their supporters.
A ticket for East Herts Lottery costs £1 per week and 60p will go directly to good causes!” https://www.easthertslottery.co.uk/support/the-hailey-centre
Chair Based Fitness Fun Hour
Every Tuesday 10.15-11.15. / Cost: £3.00 / Booking Essential
Come along and join us for an hour of chair based fitness and fun with the lovely Elsie. Make new friends, enjoys some laughs whilst improving your all round fitness and mobility levels.
Exercises designed to suit all abilities.
The Hailey Fun Quiz
Tuesday 10th December 2019 / 2.15-4.00pm / Cost £4.00 to include light refreshments.
Come along and show off your retention for trivia at our ever popular monthly quiz. You are guaranteed at the very least to have a great deal of fun whilst being entertained by our Quizmaster double act, Eddie & Peter. If that is not enough to tempt you, then I am sure that a cup of tea and biscuit with the chance to win cash prizes will! Come with a ready made team or join one of our existing ones – all welcome! (Payment at time of booking please.)
Every Monday 2.15-3.15 / Cost: £5.00 per session / Booking Essential
NEW CLASSES Exercise can energize your mood, relieve stress, help you manage symptoms of illness and pain, and improve your overall sense of well-being. In fact, exercise is the key to staying strong, energetic, and healthy as you get older. Join our fitness instructor who will guide you through an hour of gentle exercise to help you maintain and improve your fitness levels. Cost is £5 per session (payable monthly in advance).
Every Wednesday / 2.15-4.15pm / Cost: £4.00
Are you an established hobby artist or just looking to explore how to get started in drawing or painting ?
We have a very friendly bunch attending the club who will offer a very warm welcome and support to any new joiners.
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 12.30pm / Cost: £6.00 / Booking Essential
Enjoy a delicious home cooked nutritional two course meal, made on the premises from scratch by our team every Monday, Wednesday and Friday lunchtime from 12.30pm. Our fabulous volunteers will look after you – so you’ll soon feel that you are out for lunch with a great group of friends! £6.00 including tea or coffee. It’s easy to book – just pop in to the office and speak to Kerry or Deb.
(Subsidised transport can be provided if necessary – just ask to find out more.)
Every Thursday / 1.45-4.00pm /
Come along to our friendly Club where new members are made very welcome, even if they have never played before. Our existing members will be only too happy to help you to get started until you pick up the basics of the game. As we have around 20 players attending each Whist Drive, you can either come along on your own or, if you prefer, bring some friends with you.
Every Thursday - 11.30 - 1.00pm / Cost: from £3.50
Join us at Liz’s Cafe where we will be serving Homemade Soup and bread roll, or a filling jacket potato with topping, both with a hot drink – prices from £3.50. Let us know in the office if you’ll be joining us – booking not essential but advisable. (Last food order 12.30pm)
Our Famous Bacon Rolls
Join us on the first Saturday of every month for our now famous Bacon Rolls. No need to book, just drop in between 9.30am and 12 Noon - Saturday 7th December 2019!
Receive a warm welcome from our famous Queen of bacon rolls, Pat, along with our team of merry volunteers who are waiting to say hello & provide you with delicious locally sourced bacon rolls and hot drinks. Come along and meet new and old friends at the warm and comfortable Hailey Centre.
#ShopLocal #LoveSawbridgeworth #Sawbridgeworth #HaileyCentre
If you shop online you can help us raise much needed money for our wonderful Hailey Centre. We are joined up to the fabulous www.TheGivingMachine.co.uk (another local charity) who help raise funds for schools and charities just by people shopping online via their website. It’s easy to use and doesn’t cost you a penny! Click here for the Hailey Centre’s GivingMachine page and to find out more
Tuesday 3rd December / 2.15pm-4.00pm / Cash Prizes
Join us for a game of Hoy! Bingo. Not only can you win cash AND prizes, you can meet up with old friends (and make new ones too!) Don’t be shy, come along and give us a try – £5 for 5 games! (Includes light refreshments). #Bingo #HaileyCentre #community #fun #Sawbridgeworth
Every Tuesday 11.30-12.30 and 12.30-1.30pm/Cost: £5.00 per session / Booking Essential
OVER 55’s BEGINNERS YOGA
Come along and experience the fringe.yoga method with the lovely Elsie, who’ll help and guide you. Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility, balance and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing, with some research showing that it is popular with people with arthritis for its gentle way of promoting flexibility and strength. Due to the popularity of the class, we have added an additional session – 12.30 to 1.30pm.
Wednesday Mornings - 9.30am to 11.30am
We are delighted to welcome back to The Hailey Centre the fab team at Hertswise, a service designed with people living with dementia, low level memory loss or mild cognitive impairment, and their friends, family and carers. It’s provided by a partnership of community and voluntary groups to ensure they can provide the kind of support that you need.
For further information about #Hertswise click on the following link#Hertswise website
The Sawbridgeworth Camera Club Photography Exhibition
January 2020 - Date tbc
The Sawbridgeworth Camera Club will be meeting at The Hailey Centre every second Thursday in the month. The first date for this new group is pencilled in for Thursday 9th January 2020 (tbc) – all welcome!
Can you help us to provide a valuable service to our community?
The Hailey Centre always appreciates your help! If you can spare an hour or two to help us out at various times please get in touch. We serve lunches to 15-30 people and, as you can imagine, that’s a lot of serving, tea pouring and clearing tables! If you do want to help us to provide this valuable service to our lovely over-55’s, please get in touch with Kerry or Deb (Hailey Centre telephone number: 01279 721221). We understand that you all have lots to do too, so a once a month commitment (at your convenience) would still be much appreciated!
BREATHE & CONTROL PILATES
Tuesday - 7-8pm and 8-9pm
Breathe & Control Pilates with the fabulous Rebecca. Mixed Ability Classes on a Tuesday evening. For more information, please contact Rebecca directly on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07853 894544
Tuesday - 9.15-10.15am
Bebody Pilates is run by the wonderful Belinda Nuttall on a Tuesday morning at The Hailey Centre. Aimed at mixed abilities/all ages – booking is essential. To find out more take a look at her website www.bebody.co.uk or call 07974 721527.