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Places of Welcome are run by local community groups who want everyone in their neighbourhood to have a place to go for a friendly face, a cup of tea and a chat if and when they need it.

Come along for fellowship, free drinks and lunch

Every Thursday 11am – 1pm









Christ Church Hall 

High Street Tunstall ST6 5EJ

A Warm and Welcoming Space, where you will find Friendship, someone who will Listen to you, Free Wi-Fi and Free Refreshments

Places of Welcome are a growing network of local community groups providing their neighbourhoods with places where all people feel safe to belong, connect & contribute.

If you’re recently moved to Tunstall

Come along and find out useful information about the area. If you’ve lived here for a while, come & help welcome others.

If you’re lonely, recently bereaved or struggling financially

Come along, have a chat & make new friends whilst enjoying free refreshments and a free simple hot lunch in warm surroundings.

Free Wi-Fi and the opportunity to learn more about how to get online, use the internet and general help with technology.






Places of Welcome allow local people from the church and community to come together for fellowship, mutual support and to receive advice from health and social care providers as well as other agencies and opportunities to meet with Police Community Support Officers, local Councillors etc on occasions.



The shared values of every Place of Welcome (The 5Ps)


An accessible and hospitable building, open at the same time every week


Open to everyone regardless of their circumstances or situation, and staffed by volunteers


A place where people actively listen to one another


Offering free refreshments (at least a cup of tea and a biscuit) and basic local information


Every person will bring talents, experiences and skills that they may be willing to share locally

To learn more about Places of Welcome please click here.


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