If you’ve recently retired and need the inspiration to create your new routine, then take a look at what your local Oddfellows friendship group has to offer.

We’ve social events and activities, group holidays, volunteering opportunities and wellbeing support ready and waiting, as well as plenty of others getting the most out of their retirement. Try adding the Oddfellows to your day, and enjoy your new life on your terms.

Blue tick  Stay active and keep learning
Add our social events, meet-ups and activities into your schedule.

Blue tick  Feel supported
Have the backing of our care, welfare and wellbeing teams if you need it.

Blue tick  Travel to new places 
Holiday with other adventurous types.

What are your retirement goals?

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Thinking about becoming an Oddfellows member, but want to know more first? Join us at one of our online open days.

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You can do as little or as much as you want, so there’s no pressure, but it’s nice because the opportunities are there.

Trish Viner Mid-Staffordshire member

Read Barbara's experience of the Oddfellows

Real life

Barbara's retirement came earlier than planned after a fall at work. The support of her local Oddfellows group helped send her retirement woes packing. She now only wishes she'd retired sooner! Read Barbara's story.

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