Social Events in Bolton, UK This Week

Let’s explore social events in Bolton, UK happening this week. Local events are a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Look through this page and consider going out and socializing during one of these social events.

Social events are great and offer a world of possibilities. You can make new friends, learn new skills, see things from different perspectives and it’s fantastic for your mental health. And never before has companionship and being able to spend time with others been as important as it is today.

You probably remember being a kid and going up to another person your age and saying, “Do you want to be friends?” and that was pretty much that. Friend made. Alas, it’s not quite as simple now that we’re grown up, but it doesn’t have to be as difficult or as awkward as we think. There are thousands of people out there who would love to meet up with others, finding them just takes a bit of help and that’s what we’re here for.

On this page, we hope you’ll find some interesting events in Bolton where you can make some new friends.

Local Groups’ Events in Bolton

Bible study and fellowship

Bible study and fellowship

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: Pendleton Gateway Centre, 1 Broadwalk Postcode M6 5FX

We are known as New Life Community Church, located in Salford. We warmly welcome individuals from all cultures and nationalities to become part of our loving and inclusive church family.

Every Thursday 6 PM we meet for Bible Study at Pendleton Gateway Center, 1 Broadwalk Salford M6 5FX

Every Sunday 2pm is our Sunday worship!
We meet at St James Hope, 3 Vicarage cl, M6 8EJ

Every Friday 9AM we me(…)

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Creating a new IP in VR – Meetup #25

Creating a new IP in VR – Meetup #25

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: HOST Salford

We’re back for another event, this time hearing from another local VR Game Designer! Sharing their thoughts will be Jerry Johnstone from [Just Add Water](https://justaddwaterdevelopment.com/) on the challenges of launching their new IP *[Dig VR](https://www.uploadvr.com/dig-vr-announcement/)*.

We’ll be heading to **MediaCity** for this event and will be meeting at **HOST Salford**, courtesy of **(…)

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SCM & Booking.com Coding Dojo: Let’s Deliberately Practice some TDD!

SCM & Booking.com Coding Dojo: Let's Deliberately Practice some TDD!

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: Booking.com Transport office

What’s the format?

Fresh from his appearance at Agile Manchester our special guest Paige Watson (Director, Technical Coaching at Salesforce, ex Industrial Logic and part of the Leadership Team of the Seattle Software Crafters) will give an introductory talk on the “The ROI of Deliberate Practice”.

There will then be opportunities to Deliberately Practice different aspects of TDD, including the T(…)

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Women in Tech [Unfiltered] Sports Tech

Women in Tech [Unfiltered] Sports Tech

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: GM Digital Security Hub (DiSH)

We are super excited to announce the next event in the MTF Women in Tech [Unfiltered] series – Women in Tech [Sports Tech]!

In partnership with TeamViewer, proud partners of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team and Manchester United, we will be talking about all things sports tech! From athlete performance and sport analytics to fan engagement and stadium/venue technology, we’ll be hearing from four(…)

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Rossendale Walk (Pray for Lancashire)

Rossendale Walk (Pray for Lancashire)

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: BL0 0QQ

Join us this Pentecost weekend to walk along the River Irwell as we ‘Pray for Lancashire’, believing for God to transform the towns of our region.

**Walk Details**

* **Time:** 2.00pm
* **Address:** Rossendale Methodist Church at Irwell Vale, Bowker Street, Irwell Vale, BL0 0QQ
* **Walk Length:** Route 1: 5km (1.5 – 2 hrs) and Route 2: 7km (2 – 2.5 hrs)
* **Walk Leader:** Jill Webster (Rossendale(…)

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Wanna talk about it?

Wanna talk about it?

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Withington Library

Firstly, sorry for the lack of activity in this group. But it is back and I hope to see some of you there. For now it will be just a general discussion until we can move onto a more specific agenda in which each session will have it’s own focus eg coping strategies.(…)

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Shut Up & Write!® Manchester City Centre

Shut Up & Write!® Manchester City Centre

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Jamaica Blue

Join us on Saturday mornings. We’re a friendly group of writers all working on a range of projects. So wether you’re writing a novel, personal blog, poetry or anything else you’re more than welcome to join us. If anyone wants to contact me In bewtween sessions about anything or wants any advice on anything you can contact me by email: [email protected]

**SCHEDULE:**
**10:00** \- Quick intro(…)

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7 sins – pool night

7 sins - pool night

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: 7sins

Who’s up for a game of Pool? I am!

Pool table is booked from 7pm. Nice bar over in the Northern Quarter.

Depending on numbers will play singles or in teams. The venue has multiple tables and other facilities such as shuffleboard and darts if you want to try something different

**Accessibility**

Please be aware pool tables are located down a flight of stairs

The toilets are gender segregated

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Make friends & BlaBla Language Exchange

Make friends & BlaBla Language Exchange

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: Kielys Irish Bar

Make international friends & speak languages !
The languages spoken may vary based on the participants.

👉🍺🥤 You are asked to order a drink directly upon arrival to participate.
🚫 Outside food and drinks are not allowed.
Thanks in advance for your respect towards the welcoming bars.

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Empower HER Endometriosis Walks at Platt Field Park , Manchester

Empower HER Endometriosis Walks at Platt Field Park , Manchester

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: Platt Fields Park

**Only for people who suffers from Endometriosis above age 18 or any other period related health conditions** \- No Dogs or Children\- Sadly you will be turned away\.

We are so exited to meet you 💛

If you cannot come to the walk but you have booked the event, **please inform us**.

We reserve the right to ask you to leave due to not following our guidelines so **please read** them before coming(…)

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Football (6-a-side)

Football (6-a-side)

◦ When: Monday, May 13th

◦ Where: Manchester Tennis and Football Centre

Hi Everyone,

The game starts at 7:00pm. Please arrive in good time, especially if you have not been before and may need to spend a bit longer finding the venue.

We will take the first 12 rsvp’s for places and then start a waiting list (the pitches are big enough for 6 a side).

The cost is £5 each and is payable by bank transfer to the organiser (no cash).

• Please only RSVP if you can definite(…)

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Werewolf Meetup (Third Thursday)

Werewolf Meetup (Third Thursday)

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: The Wharf

**\*\*This event is on a Thursday this month due to venue availability\*\***

We’ll play games of Werewolf, and potentially other deception games if there aren’t enough people (such as Avalon, Resistance, Secret Hitler, etc).

Bring your friends, new people are always welcome and we will explain rules to anyone who needs it.

Don’t worry about RSVPing – Generally we get about 15-25 regulars, who c(…)

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How are you doing? How is your soul?

How are you doing? How is your soul?

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Wellspring House

How’s Your Soul?
This workshop is for you if you suspect there might be something missing in your life. Perhaps you have a feeling of discontent or dissatisfaction? Or, maybe at times, you have noticed a sense of emptiness or discord.
We will be looking towards inner well-being. An ongoing spiritual state that can enliven our journey through life.
The leader will present helpful suggestions and id(…)

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8 a side and optional drink at power league bar

8 a side and optional drink at power league bar

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: Ardwick Powerleague Centre

8 a side football pitch 12(…)

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NSManchester

NSManchester

◦ When: Monday, May 13th

◦ Where: Neo

This month Oliver Bluff will be talking to us about all things Haptic in iOS.

Looking forward to seeing you all there!(…)

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Saturday Night at The Lloyds

Saturday Night at The Lloyds

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: The Lloyds

Join us for social drinks at this traditional pub in Chorlton. Everybody welcome. The Lloyds has fine cask ales, food served till at least 8pm and are dog friendly. So bring your thirst, hunger and Fido!

If it’s your first time with the group and it feels daunting meeting a large group of new people, I recommend arriving right on time so you meet the hosts and then meet everyone else gradually as(…)

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The Strangers: Chapter 1 at Vue, Printworks

The Strangers: Chapter 1 at Vue, Printworks

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Printworks

Hey Horror Fans,

“After their car breaks down in an eerie small town, a young couple (Madelaine Petsch and Froy Gutierrez) are forced to spend the night in a remote cabin. Panic ensues as they are terrorized by three masked strangers who strike with no mercy and seemingly no motive in THE STRANGERS ― CHAPTER 1, the chilling first entry of this upcoming horror feature film series.”

Film time will(…)

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Monthly Chorlton Park Meetup

Monthly Chorlton Park Meetup

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Chorlton Park

This is monthly Meetup of the group, meeting in a local park at playgrounds.
Next to the playground is a Tibetan Kitchen, that we can also stay longer to have lunch.
Hopefully the weather will allow it.(…)

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The French Notes – Learn French with Songs

The French Notes - Learn French with Songs

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: Carlton Club

Ever thought of learning the French language through the joys of French music?
**[Join us @The Carlton Club for a French course with melodic twist!](https://fb.me/e/1P0YWIrGe)**

We will use French songs as a tool to learn the language, perfect pronunciation, master grammar points, explore the culture and most importantly get talking – and singing. Delivered in English and French, this course is f(…)

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Workspace Wednesday Free Coworking

Workspace Wednesday Free Coworking

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: UBC Birchwood

## Join us for a FREE Coworking Day at hUBClub on the third Wednesday of the month

### Reserve your desk at one of our

### [FREE Workspace Wednesdays](https://www.ubcuk.com/whats-new/events/workspace-wednesday/)

At hUBClub we offer comfortable co-working space in comfortable surroundings with everything you need for a great day’s work. We are confident you’ll love our professional working envir(…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

One of the best ways to meet new people at social events in Bolton is by choosing a common theme or interest. If you like movies, why not go see a screening with people who also like movies! Then you already have something to talk about. Or if you’re into coffee or beer, a Coffee and Beer Garden Meet and Greet could be perfect for you. And keep in mind that smaller group settings can be less intimidating and easier to start conversations in.

Another thing that might worry you is introductions. Some people aren’t as keen on introducing themselves and others worry or get nervous about it. Why not level the playing field and go to an event where everyone is expected to introduce themselves and talk? It could be a networking event, an acting class, a singles event, or a book club. Not only are people looking to introduce themselves at these events but they’re also there to make friends.

Our final tip is on the age of the people you are going to meet. If you have your heart set on meeting people close to your own age, then research events so that you can find your chosen demographic. At the same time, we want to encourage you not to limit yourself. An age gap doesn’t necessarily mean a disconnect and the great thing about different age groups is that they can learn from each other!

You can find even more events in Bolton on Visitmanchester.com, List.co.uk, or Thebestof.co.uk.

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