"It's still the only thing I do. I don't go out any other time but I've managed to hang on to sticking to this group and it's made a massive difference.
"It can be a release for when you really need to talk about your problems, or it can be a release where you can forget about them and just have fun."
"My family was very good for me and helped me in every way but still I was lacking something."
"There are maybe some things I keep to myself and don't want to talk about and some of the group have been very helpful.
"We have people coming because they're lonely or because they weren't sure how to come out again after Covid.
"We have people tired of being alone and ready for a change. We have people who do have mental-health issues, people with mobility issues and we have people from all different ages coming. Our youngest is in their 50s and the oldest is in their 80s with possibly a 90-year-old in there.
"It's just about connecting and that's what we felt was so important, especially after covid when we all had to be locked away.