NGS Open Garden at Merton, Bicton

Omega are pleased to be supporting the NGS Open Garden at Merton, Bicton again this year. This lovely garden will be open to the public on Sunday 1st August and Wednesday 11th August 2021. Refreshments provided in aid of Omega. Homemade cakes and other refreshments available. Come along as see what we have to offer! Book your tickets here or pay on the day:

NGS Open Garden at Esme's Garden, Meole Village

Omega will also be supporting the NGS event at the beautiful gardens of Esme and Nancy on Saturday 25th July 2021. Refreshments to be sold in aid of Omega at the Meole Brace Peace Memorial Hall. Book your tickets here or pay on the day:


Join us for a virtual coffee morning on Tuesdays at 10:30am.

Held via Zoom; contact Claire for the link and instructions on how to join - email community@omega, See you there!


The Omega community fundraising promise
At Omega, we are a tiny team of paid staff and a huge team of enthusiastic volunteers. We occasionally arrange a series of lively community fundraising events and income generating activities. We welcome your ideas and will do our best to implement your feedback. Most events need a minimum level of support. We invite you to register your interest and your communication preferences early so we can notify you in advance should it be necessary to cancel an event for any reason. 

More regular activities:


Hablemos espanol! Lively Spanish conversation every TuesdayHablemos espanol! Lively Spanish conversation every Tuesday.

Currently suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Classes held 10-11am at Omega, London House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury, SY1 1TX. Cost £4 per person per session.

Contact Omega for bookings and information.  If you are a beginner and interested in learning, please get in touch.  Email or call 01743 245088.


Goings on in Shropshire that may be of interest to our beneficiaries...

Please note that these activities may not be running due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Every Wednesday - Salsa and Bachata Lessons + Social Dancing
7:00pm at Havana, 18 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6AE.  Call Andros on 07739 690933.

First Monday of the Month - LGBT Shrewsbury Chill Out Mondays*
Social event for the LGBT community; Old Market Hall, The Square, Shrewsbury, SY1 1LH, 8:15pm-10:00pm. Chill Out Mondays Facebook page

Second Monday of the Month - Shrewsbury Hard of Hearing Group*
2:00pm - 4:00pm at the United Reformed Church, Coleham Head, Shrewsbury, SY3 7BJ ( Free car parking. For full details, email Chairperson Catherine Parry: A text-to-screen and a loop system are in operation. New members welcome.

Second Monday of the Month - Stretton Cancer Support Group*
2:30pm, Mayfair Community Centre, Easthope Rd, Church Stretton, SY6 6BL. Sometimes our meetings are social, like a bring and share meal, sometimes we have an outside speaker talking on subjects which can help people with cancer. For further information, please call Lesley on 01694 723427, or Roger on 01694 722123. Stretton & Shropshire Cancer Care is affiliated to Macmillan Cancer Support.

First Wednesday of the Month - Alzheimer's Society Dementia Cafe*
10:30am - 12:30pm, St. Peters Parish Centre, Henley Road, Ludlow, SY8 1QZ. For people with dementia and their carers; talk openly about living with dementia with a relaxed and informal environment, plus hear from a variety of guest speakers. For more information, call Tina Harvey on 01952 250392.

Every Thursday - GO-To FIX I.T.*
10:00am - 1:00pm, The Roy Fletcher Centre, 12-17 Cross Hill, Shrewsbury SY1 1JE. GO-To Fix I.T. began in August 2015 with the support and development of Omega. This community initiative is only possible thanks to the dedication and enthusiasm of the professionals who volunteer their time and the charitable organisations that provide the umbrella support. IT Free group members and Omega clients welcome. For further details view poster or download leaflet or you can view website.

Every Thursday - Shropshire Autism Hub*
12 noon - 4:00pm. Shropshire Autism Hub, A4U, Louise House, Shrewsbury, SY3 9JN.  Are you a carer for an adult who has Autism or Asperger’s whether diagnosed or not Shrewsbury Autism Hub offers drop in sessions every Thursday

First Saturday of the Month - Pop Up Chat Together*
11:00am, Palmer's of Shrewsbury, Baptist Church, Claremont St, Shrewsbury SY1 1QG. Pop Up Chat Together is social, informal mental health support. They meet once a month, at the lovely, welcoming Palmers of Shrewsbury. There's no membership, no agenda, no sign-up fee, no guest speakers, no booking your place ... it's not a 'group' in that sense. It's just a time for people living with mental health issues - whether it's your own, or someone else's - to hang out, have a brew and chat. About anything - further details.

Dates vary - Shrewsbury Film Society at the Hive*
Put your feet up and enjoy a relaxing evening at the Hive's cinema; working in partnership with Shrewsbury Film Society, Rainbow Film and independent producers to provide you with a wide range of some of the best current and classic films from around the world. Visit website.