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Women Leading Business with Circle Steele

Join the Alliance Manchester Business School for their monthly networking event. Speak to like-minded business women, discuss ideas, share knowledge and expertise. Come along either either in-person or online to make new connections in an informal setting. This month’s speaker is Circle Steele. Circle serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Wai Yin Society, her extensive experience involves collaborating with diverse and community-based organizations. 18 October 2023, 10:00 – 11:30am. Book your free place at: Women Leading in Business with Circle Steele | Alliance MBS (

Mid-Autumn Festival Activity 2023

Mid-Autumn Festival Activity for the BNO visa holders. It is a mooncake-making activity. The application link is, Further info, please telephone: 0161 833 0377

English Tutorial Sessions for Children 2023-2024

The children can attend either at Wai Yin Headquarters or on Zoom on Monday to Thursday (School Term only). Child will need to attend the class at least once a week for one hour. Tutorial fee: Please refer to the poster(s). The class is open to children from Year 1 to Year 6, up to secondary school, with special needs, and/or who need additional support for their English Language, such as spelling, grammar and reading etc. Enquiries or further details to: Amy Wong, Family Senior Worker, Wai Yin Society, 66-68 Swan Street Manchester M4 5JU Office: 0161 8330377 Mobile: 07593716325 […]

Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) Project

The “Community Diagnostic Centre”(CDC) project, funded by the NHS, runs from May to October 2023. The project consists of a CDC talks, one advisory group and three focus groups. The talks help participants to get familiar with the CDC service, which is a one-stop medical check-up station. The advisory group is a series of six group sessions, which aims to encourage the usage of CDCs among our service users and diverse communities. Focus groups helps to explore the reasons for defaulting check-ups. Through this project, we hope to promote the CDC service and increase medical attendance at CDCs. For details […]

Coronation Celebration Walk

It was great fun recently to have a group walk and talk, in celebration of the recent coronation of King Charles. This was part of the GM Festival of Walking 2023. The group enjoyed a healthy walk in the Ancoats area of Manchester, an area of great historical significance for the Industrial Revolution, and international in-migration in the 1800s. The Mills there are now of architectural interest and have been tastefully adapted for modern use, including the offices of the Prince’s Trust. Discover Manchester through the #GMWalking Festival 2023, a great event that brings people together and showcases the best […]

The Dream Project 2023

Dream Project 2023 A new creative project for older East Asian and British East Asian people with stories to tell and who want to celebrate and make visible the lives of older people who are often under-represented in our theatres. This is the start of a creative journey with the Royal Exchange Theatre. The project is delivered in partnership with  Wai Yin Society. No experience is necessary.
 If you want to chat about the project, please contact Andy at the Royal Exchange Theatre on 0161 615 6792 or Louise at Wai Yin on 0161 272 7482. 一個為東亞裔和英國東亞裔年長人士創新的項目. 這個項目會在我們的劇院𥚃講述他們的故事, 慶祝和可看到一般被忽視年長人士的生活. 這個創作旅程從皇家交流劇院開始. […]

Health Talk on Eyesight

Health Talk _eyesight Health talk on use of technological aids to assist eyesight by Claire of RNIB/ Vision Aid Tuesday 25th April 2023, 10:30 am – 12 pm Contact: Ms Chow / Ms Chung, Tel: 0161 272 7482      


環保龍協作班Poster_revised Reduce stress and strengthen positive emotions 減低生活壓力負荷與強化正向情緒 COST OF LIVING PROJECT 生活支援計劃 我哋將會用四堂嘅時間一齊合力創作一條由廢棄嘅鐵/鋁罐製成嘅大型「環保龍」,並於夏天喺慧妍社作展覽。 「環保龍」嘅龍身包含祝福同生活感受嘅自由作畫。如果有興趣參與嘅老朋友請自備用完嘅細汽水罐或開口比較 完整嘅罐頭,我哋會用嚟製作「環保龍」。亦請大家自備膠紙、剪刀、釘書機、膠水或白膠漿參與是次協作班。 協作日期 Workshop Dates:21/3、18/4、23/5、20/6 (Tue) 時間 Time:11:00 am – 12:30pm Sheung Lok Wellbeing Centre│Wai Yin Society (Justin Close, Manchester, M13 9UB) We provide a lunch after workshop, and welcome people over 65 工作坊後我們將提供午餐, 歡迎65歲以上人士參加 For more details, please call Sheung Lok Centre on 0161 5134127 (Sou Ha Yung) or email to [email protected] 詳情請致電0161 5134127常樂長者中心(翁姑娘)或電郵至[email protected] 慧妍社官方網站 Wai Yin Society Official Website:

Walk for Women

International Women’s Day: Walk for Women Saturday 4 March 2023 Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street M3 1SX Cost: Free Walk for Women poster 2023 Come and help us celebrate International Women’s Day 2023. Date日期: 04/03/2023 (Saturday 星期六) Time 時間: 11:30am Waiting Venue等候地點 : Mark & Spencer馬莎門口 Circle Steele (CEO) will lead the group to walk for women 陳麗緣女士將帶隊 Walk for Women 活動完全免費,任何人都可以參加。 詳情請致電 0161 2727482 請聯絡翁姑娘 Ms Yung Sheung Lok Wellbeing Centre 常樂長者中心 Grosvenor Centre Justin Close, Manchester M13 9UB Walk for Women poster 2023

Autism Course

This is a course that aims to support parents with autistic teenage children; it will support them with parenting issues. Parents will receive a certificate at the end of the course, which is completely free of charge. An interpreter is provided. It runs on two Tuesdays 14 and 21 March, 10 am – 1 pm. Please contact: [email protected], Amy on 0161 881 0377 to register or for more information.