September's Friendship Month in the UK, so we're putting on heaps of extra friendship group taster events up and down the country.

If you're looking to meet new people in your area and want to add some regular activities and events into your diary, then it's a great time of year to give us a try.

There's no obligation to join, just come and have a nice time and see if we're for you.

Read our guide on what to expect at an Oddfellows social event. Or register to attend one of our special Friendship Month online open days.

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Reuniting old pals

A pair of best friends who lost touch for more than 50 years have rekindled their friendship after joining the same Oddfellows social group by coincidence.

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Tips on making friends

Meeting new people can be a daunting experience. But don't let nerves put you off. Take a look at our Guide to Making Friends, which contains lots of helpful tips to build up your confidence.

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Everyone's welcome

See how we're helping our members feel more supported and connected in their local communities. Watch our video.

Nobody who wants company should be without it

We share Campaign to End Loneliness' belief that nobody who wants company should be without it. More than nine million people of all ages say they are lonely either often or always, according to research by The Co-op and the British Red Cross.

We foster a culture of looking out for our neighbours, and do what we can to make sure people feel valued and included. The Oddfellows is here for everyone, of all ages and walks of life.

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