Wing Hong Chinese Elderly Group
122 Hill Street, Garnethill, Glasgow, G3 6UA
You’re invited to visit our centre - housed within a B listed 19th century classical villa - to celebrate our 30th year anniversary together. It will be a great opportunity to experience Chinese Culture, tradition and customs.
The Wing Hong Chinese Elderly Group (also known as The Wing Hong Centre) was founded in 1989. The aim of our organisation is to tackle the problem of social exclusion faced by elderly Chinese and enhance the quality of life for elderly Chinese people living in the Glasgow area. Wing Hong exists to provide equal opportunities for elderly Chinese by supporting them in the areas of health, welfare, housing and social services. The objectives of the Group are to provide culturally sensitive and holistic services and support to service users and to combat social exclusion and raise awareness of the needs of elderly Chinese.
The Wing Hong Centre provides a safe and friendly venue for all kinds of leisure activities, provides lunch club for the service users, the lunch club serves Chinese meals which helps to meet the dietary and nutritional requirements of its users. Activities will include:
-Turn back times with a photo exhibition of Wing Hong and the Chinese Community from the late 80s to now.
-Chinese themed art and craft workshops (organised in partnership with Ricefield Art and Culture Centre)
-Chinese tea testing session (organised in partnership with Ricefield Art and Culture Centre)
-A visit to our community garden- we’re in the progress of transforming some parts of our ornamental garden into a produce growing area.
-Cookery demonstration(delivered by Go Vegan Govan)
-Snacks and refreshments.
Friday, 10am – 12pm, 1pm to 3.30pm
Booking not required
Accessibility: Limited access, 6 steps to the front door, spiral staircase to the first floor.
Facilities: Seating, Toilet, Refreshments
Parking: Strict parking restrictions in the Garnethill area. Residents parking permits or parking vouchers needed to be displayed.