Places in Aldershot and Farnborough where you can go to keep warm and socialise.
Aldershot and Farnborough libraries
All libraries in Hampshire are opening their doors for people to keep warm, connect with others, work or study.
As well as books, newspapers and magazines, there is access to free WiFi and public computers, board games and jigsaw puzzles, and various events.
If you're looking for a chat or advice on where to get information, there's a free weekly community connections session at Aldershot library, on Wednesdays from 1.30pm to 2.30pm.
- Aldershot library - 109 High Street, Aldershot, GU11 1DQ
- Farnborough library - Pinehurst, Farnborough, GU14 7JZ
Aldershot places to keep warm
Open House coffee morning, Park Church
Open coffee morning every Tuesday from 10.30am to 11.45am.
Address: Park Church, Church Lane East, Aldershot, GU11 3ST
Website: Open House, Park Church
Aldershot warm hub
Run by Salvation Army, Aldershot every Tuesday and Wednesday, 9.30am to 2.30pm.
Free tea and coffee and hot soup at lunchtime.
Address: 1 North Lane, Aldershot, GU12 4QE
Website: Salvation Army, Aldershot
Cosy hub at The Vine Centre
Chat with friends, charge your phone, get support or read a magazine or book.
Every Wednesday and Thursday, 10am to 4pm
Refreshments and soup available.
Address: The Vine Centre, 33 Station Road, Aldershot, GU11 1BA
Farnborough places to keep warm
Altogether, Farnborough Baptist Church
Drop in for coffee, conversation, games and crafts.
Every Friday from 10.30am to early afternoon. Stay for soup lunch around midday.
Address: Farnborough Baptist Church, Queens Road, North Camp, GU14 6DX.
Website: Farnborough Baptist Church
Warm welcome lounge
Every Thursday, starting on 17 November, from 3pm to 8pm, upstairs at St Peter's Parish Centre. Hot drinks and simple refreshments available.
Address: 60 Church Avenue, Farnborough, GU14 6AP
Website: St Peter's Warm Welcome Lounge
Footprints soup and coffee afternoon, St John's Church
Every Wednesday, 1.30pm to 4.30pm at St John's Church.
Address: St John's Church, St John's Road, Farnborough, GU14 9RH
How to set up a warm space
If you would like to set up a warm space in the community, CILIP, the library and information association, has produced a guide called A warm welcome, to help guide you through the process.
Hampshire County Council is also offering help with funding for warm spaces through Leader's community grants.