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Activities for older people

Find a range of activities for older people.

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Hilly Fields Parkrun Free

Hilly Fields Park, off Adelaide Avenue, Brockley SE4 1UD 22 July 9am

Walk, run or jog 5K – just you against the clock!

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Swift Fitness Bootcamp Free Trial Free

Hilly Fields 22 July 10am to 11am

Come along to the Hilly Fields Boot Camp and let's get you in the best shape of your life. All abilities, all ages, men and women welcome. Try a class for free.

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Hand dye table linen at Beckenham Place Park Free

Beckenham Place Park 22 July 11am to 1pm

Help create table linen for a community feast this autumn!

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Silver Surfers Adult IT sessions for 60+  Free

Goldsmiths Community Centre 24 July 9.30AM to 1.30PM

IT sessions for 60 years plus.

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LPF Monday Project Knit & Knatter

St. Mauritius House  24 July 10am to 12.30PM

Knit n Knatter: sociable crafting with needles, crotchet hooks, etc.

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Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 24 July 10.30AM to 2pm

Tea and coffee from 10.30am–12.30pm and lunch from 12.30pm

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Zumba Gold Class

Lewisham Irish Community Centre 24 July  12 noon to 2pm

Friendly low intensity Class with lots of fun and good Latin and 80's Music! Participants choose if they want to stand up or sit down while exercising on catchy music! The moves are easy and everyone is encouraged to exercise at their own pace!

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55 & overs exercise class

The Green Man SE6 2RP 24 July  12 noon to 1pm

Led by a highly qualified and experienced tutor, classes are specifically designed for older adults, with a focus on exercises to help with balance, mobility, flexibility and improving your strength and stamina.

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LPF Digital Drop-In

St. Mauritius House  24 July 12.30PM to 3pm

Face-to-face, 1-2-1 help with your digital devices - smartphones, tablets, cameras, etc

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Zumba Gold for older people

Lewisham Irish Community Centre 24 July 1pm to 2pm

Stay fit and enjoy dancing at Zumba Gold for older people

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Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 24 July 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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Techy Tea

St Mauritius House 24 July 1pm to 3pm

Help for people with using and understanding their smart technology

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Brockley Knits

The Brockley Jack Pub 24 July 1.30PM to 3.30PM

A small and friendly knitting group.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 24 July 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Arts befriending group (singing)

The Grove Centre 25 July 10am to 12 noon

'The Befrienders' are a Lewisham-based singing group for people aged 55 and over.

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Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 25 July 10.30AM to 2pm

Tea and coffee from 10.30am–12.30pm and lunch from 12.30pm

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Belly-dancing with Maria

The Bakehouse Theatre 25 July 11.45AM to 12.45PM

A body-positive, friendly and fun group for women of all ages, shapes, sizes, abilities and quirks.

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Darby and Joan Club

Kingswood Hall 25 July 11.45AM to 2.15PM

Get together with others at this weekly event

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The Elder People's Support Project for over-55s: seated exercise

Ackroyd Community Centre 25 July  12 noon to 12.45PM

Seated exercise group

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Tai chi classes

Stanstead Lodge Seniors Club 25 July 1pm to 2pm

Practise the art of meditation in movement and calm the waters of the mind.

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The Elder People's Support Project for over-55s: drama group

Ackroyd Community Centre 25 July 1pm to 2pm

Drama group

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Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 25 July 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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Techy Tea

Ewart Road Community Clubhouse 25 July 1pm to 3pm

Help for people with using and understanding their smart technology

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Craft and men's social befriending group

 25 July 1pm to 3pm

Craft and a games group for people aged 55+

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Fifty Plus LGBT group Free

Metro Centre 25 July 2pm to 4pm

Social and support group on the last Tuesday of every month for LGBT people over the age of fifty.

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Seated/standing Exercise Befriending Group for people 55+

The Grove Centre 26 July 10am to 12 noon

Gentle exercise in a group. Run by Ageing Well in Lewisham-LCC.

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Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 26 July 10.30AM to 2pm

Tea and coffee from 10.30am–12.30pm and lunch from 12.30pm

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Brockley Knits

The Brockley Jack Pub 26 July 11am to 1pm

A small and friendly knitting group.

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The Elder People's Support Project for over-55s: social club

Ackroyd Community Centre 26 July 11.30AM to 1pm

Social club with a variety of activities, including: bingo, quizzes, arts and crafts, entertainment and guest speakers.

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Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 26 July 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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