The Fair Close Centre

A friendly place for the senior citizens of West Berkshire to meet, eat and relax.


Run by Age Concern Newbury & District, a registered charity, the Fair Close Centre is located close to the centre of Newbury in Newtown Road. The centre offers a wide range of activities, catering services and transportation for those aged 65+ in a welcoming, friendly and safe environment.

A typical week at Fair Close

Lots of activities and entertainment to choose from – and most sessions are just £1 thanks to the generous support of the Wilmington Trust.

Monday 10am

Monday 1.30pm

 Chair exercises with Maureen – Fully Booked

Jubilee Crochet & Knitting Project

Tuesday 11.15am

Tuesday 1.30pm

Chair exercises with Hayley
Prize Bingo



Thursday 10.30am


Thursday 10.30am


Whist and card games


Friday 10.30am
Friday 1.30pm
Singing Circle with Kev 
Mini Cash Bingo


We organise regular outings, contact us to find out what’s planned.


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Our Services


Welfare Service
Welfare Service

Our Welfare Officer, Teresa is available in person at the Centre and by phone Monday to Friday to give advice and offer help with problems however big or small.

If Teresa doesn’t know the answer to a question, she’ll always try to find someone who does.

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Hairdressing Salon
Hairdressing Salon

Our unisex hairdressing salon is open, appointments available with Jane from Monday - Thursday. Call Jane directly on 01635 551808. 


Our activity schedule features a mixture of regular activities such as chair exercises, arts and crafts, quizzes, live entertainment and more, monthly events such as the dementia café, tea & tech, bake sales, and one-off events such as pet therapy. Most activities are just £1 per session.

Foot Health
Foot Health

Our lovely Foot Health Practitioner, Amanda, is available for appointments at the Centre - get in touch to find out her availability

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Get in Touch

If you would like to make a donation to Age Concern Newbury & District which runs the Fair Close Centre, please click on the button below. If you have any questions, please get in touch via email and we will do our best to answer you as quickly as we can.