Welcome, to The Old Chapel Cafe & Activity Space, Saltney Ferry.

Trying to create a healthier, happier world by giving people a space to gather, opportunities engage with their interests and support in starting new ventures!

Open Wednesday to Saturday 10am-2pm

Chill out, join in, start something new! Have a quick look at What’s on. Don’t forget you can find us here! Ever wondered  why we’re doing this? Don’t miss a thing by signing up for our Events & Opportunities Email newsletter

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Pop in for home made cakes, coffee, hot food and chill, hang out and have a chat. We’re cycle friendly and dog friendly too! Check out the menu

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Events and activities & services

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Make a life (upcycling) / Gwneud bywyd (uwchgylchu)

Make a life (upcycling) / Gwneud bywyd (uwchgylchu)

Aug 10, 12:15pm - Aug 10, 2:00pm+2Aug 17, 12:15pm - Aug 17, 2:00pmAug 24, 12:15pm - Aug 24, 2:00pm

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Bring something back to life!
(on during cafe crafters)
Children should supervised at all times

Option 1
Help decorate the Cafe Storytelling chair for free and help us create the space!
Option 2
Decoupage an object from the box to sell in the shop.
Option 3
Decoupage an object from box to take home for £3 suggested donation
(box by door or at till in cafe)
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Dewch â rhywbeth yn ôl yn fyw!
Dylai plant gael eu goruchwylio bob amser

Opsiwn 1
Helpwch ni i addurno cadair Adrodd Straeon y Caffi am ddim a helpwch ni i greu’r gofod!
Opsiwn 2
Decoupage gwrthrych o’r blwch i’w werthu yn y siop.
Opsiwn 3
Decoupage gwrthrych o’r blwch i fynd adref am gyfraniad o £3
(bocs wrth ddrws neu wrth y til yn y caffi)
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Cafe Crafters / Caffi Crefftwyr

Cafe Crafters / Caffi Crefftwyr

Aug 10, 12:15pm - Aug 10, 2:00pm+2Aug 17, 12:15pm - Aug 17, 2:00pmAug 24, 12:15pm - Aug 24, 2:00pm

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Cafe Crafters.
Chilled out, Informal crafting group for all.
Children welcome but must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Pop down, sit by the fire, bring your own project and grab a seat or use our materials (donation).... plus some led activities!
We'll be exploring Jewellery making, quilling, stamping, rock painting, card making, sewing... plus what you want to bring to the party!
Space: #CafeBigSpace
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Crefftwyr Caffi.
Wedi ymlacio, grŵp crefftio anffurfiol i bawb.
Mae croeso i blant ond rhaid iddynt gael eu goruchwylio gan oedolyn bob amser.

Galwch i lawr, eisteddwch wrth y tân, dewch â'ch prosiect eich hun a chymerwch sedd neu defnyddiwch ein deunyddiau (rhodd)..... ynghyd â rhai gweithgareddau dan arweiniad!
Byddwn yn archwilio gwneud Gemwaith, cwilsio, stampio, peintio roc, gwneud cardiau, gwnïo... yn ogystal â'r hyn yr hoffech ddod ag ef i'r parti!
Gofod: #CafeBigSpace
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13 interested
Ideas clinic / Clinig Syniadau

Ideas clinic / Clinig Syniadau

Aug 11, 10:30am - Aug 11, 11:30am+2Aug 18, 10:30am - Aug 18, 11:30amAug 25, 10:30am - Aug 25, 11:30am

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Ideas Clinic!
(PLEASE BOOK A SLOT BY MESSAGING, WE'RE GETTING BUSY!)
Got an idea for a community group, but don’t know what to do next? Want to get a group going, but don’t know how? Got started, but got stuck?
A drop-in where you can come and go as you please and have a chat with someone who will help.

We can help with everything from a small group, through to a company, charity or social enterprise.
We can enable your idea to happen, with advice, support and practical help and guidance.
We can help with everything from •Funding
• Websites
•Social media
•Design work and paperwork.
Note that we offer guidance for free, but some services are paid-for.

Thursdays 10-30am – 11.30am
CHECK DATES
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1 interested
IT CLINIC / CLINIG CYFRIFIADUR

IT CLINIC / CLINIG CYFRIFIADUR

Aug 12, 10:30am - Aug 12, 11:30am+6Aug 19, 10:30am - Aug 19, 11:30amAug 26, 10:30am - Aug 26, 11:30amSep 2, 10:30am - Sep 2, 11:30amSep 9, 10:30am - Sep 9, 11:30amSep 16, 10:30am - Sep 16, 11:30amSep 23, 10:30am - Sep 23, 11:30am

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IT Clinic
FREE
Drop in get advice on any it questions IT related. Lap tops, tablets, phones.
How to use them, how to link them, how to get the best out of them.

Fridays 10.30am - 11.30am


CLINIG CYFRIFIADUR
AM DDIM

Galwch heibio i gael cyngor ar unrhyw gwestiynau sy'n ymwneud â TG. Gliniaduron, tabledi, ffonau.
Sut i'w defnyddio, sut i'w cysylltu, sut i gael y gorau ohonynt.
Dydd Gwener 10.30yb - 11.30yb
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Music making sessions / Y Sesiynau Creu Cerddoriaeth

Music making sessions / Y Sesiynau Creu Cerddoriaeth

Aug 18, 12:00pm - Aug 18, 1:45pm+6Aug 25, 12:00pm - Aug 25, 1:45pmSep 1, 12:00pm - Sep 1, 1:45pmSep 8, 12:00pm - Sep 8, 1:45pmSep 15, 12:00pm - Sep 15, 1:45pmSep 22, 12:00pm - Sep 22, 1:45pmSep 29, 12:00pm - Sep 29, 1:45pm

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The Music Making Sessions
Playing, jamming, writing, recording. Drop in and join in with what’s going on.
Thursdays 12-1.45pm
Y Sesiynau Creu Cerddoriaeth
Chwarae, jamio, ysgrifennu, recordio. galwch heibio ac ymunwch â’r gweithgareddau.
Dydd Iau 12-1.45pm
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Creative Writing Sessions / Sesiynau Ysgrifennu Creadigol

Creative Writing Sessions / Sesiynau Ysgrifennu Creadigol

Aug 18, 12:30pm - Aug 18, 1:30pm

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Creative writing sessions (16+)
Weekly on Thursdays 12.30-1.30

Just turn up. Only £2 suggested donation per session.
Pay at cafe on the day.

Run by Sunrise Productions.
Creative writing is about bringing your story to life. It doesn’t matter what your spelling is like or what your writing looks like!

• Improves your communication skills with others in all shapes and forms.

• Improve your thinking skills bringing all those ideas of yours to life.

• Discover new skills within you, exciting and funny stories you may have forgotten.

• You’ll be throwing your voice and thoughts into the future, but most of all it’s fun and easy.

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Sesiynau ysgrifennu creadigol (16+)
Yn wythnosol ar ddydd Iau 12.30-1.30

ARCHEBWCH YMA: oldchapelcafe.com/creative-writing-course/
Dim ond £2 a awgrymwyd am gyfraniad y sesiwn
Talu yn y caffi ar y diwrnod.

Wedi'i redeg gan Sunrise Productions.
Mae ysgrifennu creadigol yn ymwneud â dod â'ch stori yn fyw. Does dim ots sut beth yw eich sillafu na sut olwg sydd ar eich ysgrifennu!

• Gwella eich sgiliau cyfathrebu ag eraill o bob lliw a llun.

• Gwella'ch sgiliau meddwl gan ddod â'r holl syniadau hynny sydd gennych yn fyw.

• Darganfyddwch sgiliau newydd o fewn chi, straeon cyffrous a doniol y gallech fod wedi'u hanghofio.

• Byddwch yn taflu'ch llais a'ch meddyliau i'r dyfodol, ond yn bennaf oll mae'n hwyl ac yn hawdd.
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Toddler time!

Toddler time!

Aug 31, 10:30am - Sep 1, 12:00am+13Sep 14, 10:30am - Sep 15, 12:00amSep 21, 10:30am - Sep 22, 12:00amSep 28, 10:30am - Sep 29, 12:00amOct 5, 10:30am - Oct 6, 12:00amOct 12, 10:30am - Oct 13, 12:00amOct 19, 10:30am - Oct 20, 12:00amOct 26, 10:30am - Oct 27, 12:00amNov 9, 10:30am - Nov 10, 12:00amNov 16, 10:30am - Nov 17, 12:00amNov 23, 10:30am - Nov 24, 12:00amNov 30, 10:30am - Dec 1, 12:00amDec 7, 10:30am - Dec 8, 12:00amDec 14, 10:30am - Dec 15, 12:00am

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Toddler time on again this week in the #CafeBigSpace. Games, songs, activity. Wednesday 10.30am -12.00. Babies welcome too! Stay afterwards and do some crafting too with the Cafe crafters!
Cafe open as usual. CH4 0BJ
#cafetoddlertime
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Tales + Coffee time - Myths & Legends @The Old Chapel

Tales + Coffee time - Myths & Legends @The Old Chapel

Sep 2, 10:30am - Sep 2, 11:30am+1Oct 7, 10:30am - Oct 7, 11:30am

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Friday 10:30am - 11.30am on selected dates
Tales + Coffee time Myths & Legends @The Old Chapel
Come and listen to tales over a cuppa. Traditional stories, myths and legends told from the heart. Spend an hour in good company. Listeners and tellers are all welcome.

The session will be lead by Tim Ditchburn, a local storyteller and the founder of the Triple Spiral Storytellers.

£2 optional donation.
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The Old Chapel Cafe Book Club (Buy your book, make a start!)

The Old Chapel Cafe Book Club (Buy your book, make a start!)

Sep 2, 12:00pm - Sep 2, 1:00pm+3Oct 7, 12:00pm - Oct 7, 1:00pmNov 4, 12:00pm - Nov 4, 1:00pmDec 2, 12:00pm - Dec 2, 1:00pm

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Chill out and chat books with Chris!

Buy the book NOW, make a start and drop in for a chat!

We'll be starting with 'Station 11' by Emily St. John Mandel. Available on Amazon or a library!

Book club 12-1 - Big space - Monthly.
(First Friday in month)
Optional donation £2 per session.
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All Age Open Mic returns! /  Meic Agored Pob Oed yn dychwelyd!

All Age Open Mic returns! / Meic Agored Pob Oed yn dychwelyd!

Sep 3, 12:00am - Sep 3, 1:45am+3Oct 1, 12:00am - Oct 1, 1:45amNov 5, 12:00am - Nov 5, 1:45amDec 3, 12:00am - Dec 3, 1:45am

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Our All Age Open Mic is Back!.
Music / Spoken word / Stories
More info to follow....
12.15-1.45
With thanks to the ongoing support of www.facebook.com/MusicIsNowUK and Geoffrey Bennett!

Mae ein Meic Agored Pob Oed yn Nôl!.
Cerddoriaeth / Gair llafar / Storïau
Mwy o wybodaeth i ddilyn....
12.15-1.45
Gyda diolch i gefnogaeth barhaus www.facebook.com/MusicIsNowUK a Geoffrey Bennett!
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Cuppa with a Copper (Saltney Ferry)

Cuppa with a Copper (Saltney Ferry)

Sep 7, 11:00am - Sep 7, 1:00pm

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Cuppa with a Copper
** Note that this for residents of Saltney Ferry only**.

Calling all residents of Saltney Ferry!
Come and meet your local PCSO in a friendly, relaxed environment.
Come for a chat, report concerns or report anti-social behaviour.

• FREE, just turn up - no need to book a slot.

When: Wed Sept 7th 11am - 1pm
Venue: Old Chapel Cafe (Cafe area)
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Add to our 'join in artwork' on the walls. Build something beautiful or our Wall of values.
Take the Wordsearch Challenge and enter the prize draw to win a free hot drink and cake! Have a strum on the community guitar. Suggest a joke for our joke chair. Nominate someone to go on our 'Made a difference' spiral. Join in with the Hope Bridge Project and don't forget to check out what's on with events too. Oh, and eat cake!
Build something beautiful
Colour in a butterfly or make your own and add it to our Build Something Beautiful picture.
For grown ups too!
hope bridge project

We’re renaming a bridge! Colour in a Hope Bridge picture, add some words and record your version of the ‘Bridge of Hope’ song!

Just pop into cafe and grab a sheet. Check out the videos!

WALL OF VALUES IMAGE
What do you value?
Add your thoughts to our Wall of Values.
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Know any Jokes?
Suggest one to add to our Joke Chairs’
‘What did one wall say to the other wall…?’
win a cake wordsearch
Wordsearch anyone? Enter the prize draw for a FREE hot drink and a cake
made a difference
Do you know anyone who’s made a difference?
Either in your life or someone elses? Nominate them to be addded to our ‘Made a difference’ spiral!
Let’s celebrate people and the small things they do that can make a big difference.

Get support, start something new

Over the past few years, we have been working with the local community to support them in developing services, activities and initiatives that will benefit everyone. Enabling people to use their skills to make a difference for themselves and those around them.

If you fancy getting involved in developing a new activity based around any interests or ideas you have get in touch! Crafts, games, writing, radio controlled cars?!  Some of the locals have just organised the shop selling local creations! 

Ideas clinic

Ideas Clinic

Got an idea for a community group, but don’t know what to do next? Want to get a group going, but don’t know how? Got started, but got stuck?

Have a chat with someone who will help. Let’s get those ideas off the ground!

I.T. CLinic

I.T. Clinic

Get free advice on any it questions I.T. related.

  • Lap tops, tablets, phones.
  • How to use them, how to link them, how to get the best out of them.
Hire our small space

Hire our small space

Ideal for counselling, therapies or a general meeting room.

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Something to offer? Are you a service provider?

Would you like to offer a service that will benefit the local community? Either as a volunteer or as a paid service. Do get in touch.

Click here to see the What’s on full calendar

Volunteer!

1: Cafe area volunteers: Helping with practicalities of cafe.
2: Big space volunteers: Monitor in big space, and help with practicalities.
3: General helpers: willing helpers with a listening ear!

Get in touch below, come and get stuck in and help us run and develop the space!

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Remember, If it’s good for you, good for the people around you, and good for the planet, then we say YES!

Donate now via our partner, Springboard

 Are you a funding body?

The Old Chapel cafe are seeking funding for the development of services and activities for the local community in Saltney Ferry, do get in touch below if you can help us all please!

Supported by
The Welsh Government / National Lottery / Communities Facilities Fund / Unlimited / Flintshire Council / Cheshire and Warrington Growth Hub / Amazing individuals.

Partnering with
Actsonline, Music is Now, Local PCSO’s, Springboard, Richard Coan Design, Youthshedz, KidsBank Chester

The Old Chapel Cafe is a project managed by WACE-Chester. We create spaces where people can chill out, join in, try something new and develop their own ideas. Helping people make a positive difference in their community by using the skills and ideas they have or want to develop. WACE-Chester is a community interest company. 

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