Craft event - Friday 21st July 10am - Noon

Let's be creative, join us to make decoupage angel hearts. Perfect gift for someone!

Speaker, Snacks, You - Friday 14th July 10am - Noon

This month, Ken Stone will be giving a talk and showing photography of the Royals. Sit back relax and enjoy a very English snack, we just need you!

Film event - Friday 30th June 10am - 1pm

The Hope Trust has been running the film event since 2012 and this month, it will be showing the 99th film at Maidstone Hall.

Craft event - Friday 23rd June 10am - Noon

Due to the 5-week month, the crafts are on Friday 23rd June. Create a beautiful card for a friend or family member. Come along and be creative!

River Cruise - Friday 16th June 2pm - 5pm

Spending the afternoon cruising down the river on the Orwell Lady sailing to Pin Mill. It was a glorious sunny afternoon drifting along relaxing and enjoying the wonderful scenery. 

Update on new events.

The Hope Trust will be continuing its Men's Munch group, but this will be held every 2 months, and, in its place, we have introduced Speaker, Snack, You! events which will be open to everyone to enjoy! 

Craft events now take place on every 3rd Friday of the month with guided step by step instructions. Come along and try it!

New events

We have introduced new events at The Hope Trust. Come along and join us for board games at Maidstone Hall on the first Friday of each month. On the second Friday of each month, we now have a Men's group, enjoy a bacon/vegan roll, conversation, and guest speakers. The next date for the board games will be 4th November 10am until Noon and Men's munch will be 11th November 10am until Noon with a talk on all thing fishing past and present!

Commencing in November, Maidstone Hall will be open every Wednesday as a warm space from 9.15am to 3.15pm. Warm up with tea/coffee, biscuits and enjoy a chat.

We are back and running our weekly sessions, Tech Café on Tuesdays, Tea & Chat on Wednesdays at Maidstone Hall and Thursdays Tea & Chat at OFCA. We would love to see you and if you have not met our new Charity Manager Tracy yet, please come and say hello.

We continue to follow government guidance regarding coronavirus and the Omicron variant and in order to help keep everyone safe and well, ask you not to attend if you are unwell.

A big welcome to Laura Gee, we look forward to working with you and getting to know you better. Laura will be at all our regular sessions over the next two weeks so please come and meet her.