Breaks for Carers in Wigan


A visit to the Cinema 


Venue : Leigh Cineworld

Date: October 2021

Details:  There is nothing better that watching a good film on a large screen.  You choose your film and we will give you tickets donated by cineworld.

Places: Please contact us to register your interest. 




Enjoy a lovely meal  


Venue: The Black Pepper

Date:  October  2021

Details: A family run bistro in  Wigan serving modern British food, using classic flavours with a twist .

Places : As this is one of the first , we are testing the process.  If you are a member of mytime in Wigan and are interested please let us know. 



Coffee and Cake 



Venue: Wild Mint Cafe at Golden Days Garden Centre, Standish , Wigan

Dates: October 2021

Details: This offer is for a carer and a friend or family member to relax , take some time out and enjoy "Coffee and cake " at this lovely newly refurbished cafe in the wonderful setting of Golden Days Garden Centre.  You could wander through the garden centre before sitting down to have cake, coffee and a good old catch up . What a lovey way to spend a few hours or an afternoon. 

Places: There are places available on a monthly basis. Please contact us to express your interest. 


A visit to Wigan Cinema 

Venue: Wigan Cinema

Dates: October 

Details: We have kindly been donated tickets that can be used any day at any time, which is great if you are mindful of the time you can have for yourself.  Nothing nicer than watching a film in a big scree, even in the afternoon!

Places : Please contact us to register your interest or for further details




Camping Pods  

Venue: Stanley Farm, Greenhalgh. Preston

Date: Octobe 2021

Details; Stanley Farm is in a quiet and rural location over looking our fishing lake. Its perfect to enjoy some quality time away from the stresses and strains of everyday life. If you enjoy camping or would like to try it these camping pods are just the thing

Places: We have been donated 3 pods.  Please contact us to register your interest of just to find out more information.


 Enjoy a lovely meal


Venue: Coal and Cotton, Worsley, Manchester

Date: Monday 25th October 2021

Details: A tab of £40 to enjoy a meal for 2. Please note if the bill is more you will be required to pay the difference   The interior is beautiful and the food is equally delicious.

Places: Please contact us to register your interest. 




Health and Well-being


 Venue: Wellness Empowered, Standish 

Date:  October 2021

Details:  The lovely Wellness Empowered  is offering carers a 30 minute seated acupressure session.  There are so many benefits to this type of session and its also relaxing and time for you.  You need to try this one and you will definitely enjoy.

Places: These are available on a monthly basis so please contact us to register your interest. 




Afternoon Tea



Venue: Morrisons'  Cafe Leigh 

Date : October 2021

Details: Afternoon tea for 2 , such a lovely way to spend a few hours away from your caring role

Places: If you are a member of mytime Wigan please let Rox know if you are interested in this offer.



Something for Gardeners - A wellbeing event 


Venue: RHS Bridgewater , Salford

Date: 19th October 2021  10.30am - 12.30pm

Details: Situated on the former site of Worsley New Hall which has been transformed into an Iconic RHS Garden, this is truly an amazing place that will fill you with ideas for your own garden as well as just taking in all the beautiful flowers. 

Places: We have quite a few tickets so please call to register your interest. 


Afternoon Tea

Venue: Fifteens

Date:  Wednesday 6th October 2021 @ 2pm

Details: Fifteens provides great home cooked food. It has eclectic decor with space and light, interesting furniture and feature walls.  Their food uses locally grown produce and cooked by local people.  They are kindly offering afternoon tea on a monthly basis

Places; Please contact us to register your interest.



Enjoy a meal and some music



 Venue: The Blues Kitchen , Quay Street Manchester

Date: October  2021

Details: This is somewhere a little different , enjoy your meal and listen to some wonderful blues music.  What a lovely way to spend a few hours.

Places: Please call us to register your interest. 




Enjoy a Meal 

 Venue: The Oast House

 Date: October  2021 tbc

Details : We have been kindly given a gift voucher to allow you to have a lovely meal and maybe a glass of something nice 

Places: Call to register your interest


Time to Exercise 


Venue: The Yard Gym

Date : October   2021

Details: A family run gym that has great reviews on facebook for both its gym and the staff. The gym are offering monthly passes for carers so dig out your trainers and take a break from your caring role and look after your own health . 

Places : If you are a member of mytime Wigan and are interested in this type of offer please let us know. 



 Crossfit Anyone?


Venue:  Lowton

Date:  Octobe 2021

Details: Enjoy 1 months free membership and come and have a go .  Crossfit is very popular right now and this is a great way to try and see if you like it .

Places: Contact us to register your interest.




And Relax!


Venue:  Initially via Zoom ..... it will move to face to face as the lockdown improves

Dates: Weekly sessions on a Friday at 2pm

Details: A yoga and well being programme  for carers sessions, This includes yoga, meditation and self care exercises.

Places: There are a few places available.  To register your interest please complete the contact form below or contact Rox via email to let us know 


Time to Relax


Venue: Forest Falls Healing 

Date: October 2021

Details: A nurse with 20yrs experience and level 1 and 2 in Reiki healing, both hands on and distant available. Can offer relaxation and meditation. With a diploma in reflexology both hands or feet and a diploma in massage, your time will be tailored to your personal requirements. This will be a lovely way to have some time for you.

Places: Register your interest with Rox for this break.





Venue: The Comedy Club at Golborne Sports Club

Date: 29th October 2021 (doors open 7.30pm show starts 8.30pm)

Details:  Come and enjoy a night that will have you ! 

Places: Please contact us to register your interest.







Venue: Andy's Kitchen Newton Wigan 

Date: October 2021 ( a Monday or Tuesday )

Details: How would you like to have someone make you breakfast or lunch and then deliver it to your door or go and just pick it up.  This would save on the pots and pans coming out and also the washing up .  

Places: If you would like to register your interest in this please contact us.


Something Very Different 

 Venue: Real Axe Throwing, Smokehouse and Bar Bolton

Dates: October 2021

Details:  Come and try something new.  Receive training and a full safety briefing before trying it out for yourself .

Places : We have 6 places . Contact us to register your interest 


A Chat over Lunch 



Venue: The Grey Horse, Glazebury 

Date: October 2021

Details: Enjoy a break away from your caring role and enjoy a main meal and a chat with a friend.  What a nice way to spend a couple of hours 

Places:  We have limited places, please contact us to register your interest. 




Book Club

 Venue: Time Coffee Shop in Standish 

Dates: Monthly starting in August 

Details:  A lovely cup of coffee and a wonderful book to read, what a way to spend a restful hour and meet new friends,

Places: There are numerous places available. Please contact us for further information or to register your interest. 


 Valley Holistic Therapies

 Venue:  In the comfort of your own home - In the area of Astley 

Date: October 2021

Details: Would you love to have time to pamper yourself with an foot or neck massage or even an indian head massage but don't feel able to leave the person you care for?  Well this could be the answer. Have your massage in your own home.  

Places : For further details of to express an interest please  


 An Afternoon at the Races



 Venue : Haydock Race Course  - Casumo Flat Finale 

Date: 15th October 2021 . Gates open 11.30am.  First race is at 1,30pm and last race at 5pm

Details: Come and enjoy an afternoon at the races. It is great to have a little flutter or just enjoy the atmosphere and the beautiful horses and very talented jockeys.  Please note this is flat racing. 

Places: We have a few tickets so please contact us to register your interest. 


 A Pamper Day 

Venue: Wigan 

Date: 5th October at 10am

Details: The Sanctuary will offer and hours treatment from a choice of full body masssage, a luxury facial or a pedicure

Places: To register your interest please contact us . 



Making Christmas Plans


Christmas Day Lunch

Venue:  The Venture Highfield

Date:  Christmas Day 25th December 2021 the time has to be confirmed

Details:  What a wonderful offer this is .  Christmas dinner for 2 on Christmas day.  What a lovely treat to have on Christmas day.  This will be in great demand .  You will pre order your meal and it will all be ready for you on the day .  

Places: To register your interest please contact us.











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