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Activities for older people

Find a range of activities for older people.

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Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 27 May 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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FREE: PowerPoint for Beginners course – Enrolling for next term Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 28 May 

Come and learn to use Microsoft PowerPoint. This practical hands-on course is aimed at beginners and covers the essential features of creating visually attractive slide presentations. This course starts next term. CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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FREE: Internet skills course for the over-50s – Enrolling for next term Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 28 May 

This course starts next term and will teach you the essential skills in using the Internet and e-mail. You will learn how to surf the Web, search for information and news; send and receive e-mails and online safety. CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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FREE: Spreadsheets for Beginners course – Enrolling for next term Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 28 May 

Come and learn to use Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software. This practical hands-on course is aimed at beginners and covers the essential features of creating and working with spreadsheets. This course starts next term. CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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Fit bus transport to exercise for older people Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 28 May 9am to 1pm

Our minibus is picking older, isolated people up from 'hubs' in the local community and take them to exercise sessions available in Downham, Whitefoot, Grove Park and Catford South.

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Urban Connect May Festival Free

Goldsmiths Community Centre 28 May 10am to 3pm

This bank holiday Monday join our all-ages May Festival with a day of fun activities including cookery classes, storytelling workshops, entertainment, skittles, sack races, dominoes and more with Urban Connect, Holidays @ Home and Urban Dandelion.

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LPF Monday Project Knit & Knatter

St. Mauritius House  28 May 10am to 12.30PM

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

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Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 28 May 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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Calabash Day Centre/Lewisham Older Adults

 28 May 10am to 4pm

Hestia’s Lewisham Older Adults Day Service, which is based in Lewisham, is a specialist service that helps to meet the needs of Older Adults who may have a physical disability, an acquired brain injury, a history of mental ill health and onset dementia.

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Monday Project (LPF)

St Mauritius House, Lewisham Park, SE13 6QX 28 May 10.30AM to 3pm

A range of activities, knitting and wool-crafts, games and puzzles - or just sitting and chatting.

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Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 28 May 10.30AM to 2pm

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

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Tea, cake and a warm welcome Free

Torridon Road community library 28 May 11.15AM to 12.45PM

Drop in for tea,cake and a warm welcome for people living with Dementia and their carers.

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60+ fitness class

The Green Man SE6 2RP 28 May  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  28 May 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 28 May 1pm to 2pm

Stay fit and enjoy dancing at Zumba Gold for older people

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Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 28 May 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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Brockley Knits

The Brockley Jack Pub 28 May 1.30PM to 3.30PM

A small and friendly knitting group.

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FREE: Spreadsheets for Beginners course – Enrolling for next term Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 29 May 

Come and learn to use Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software. This practical hands-on course is aimed at beginners and covers the essential features of creating and working with spreadsheets. This course starts next term. CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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FREE: PowerPoint for Beginners course – Enrolling for next term Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 29 May 

Come and learn to use Microsoft PowerPoint. This practical hands-on course is aimed at beginners and covers the essential features of creating visually attractive slide presentations. This course starts next term. CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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Fit bus transport to exercise for older people Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 29 May 9am to 1pm

Our minibus is picking older, isolated people up from 'hubs' in the local community and take them to exercise sessions available in Downham, Whitefoot, Grove Park and Catford South.

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Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 29 May 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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Arts befriending group (singing)

The Grove Centre 29 May 10am to 11.45AM

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

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Calabash Day Centre/Lewisham Older Adults

 29 May 10am to 4pm

Hestia’s Lewisham Older Adults Day Service, which is based in Lewisham, is a specialist service that helps to meet the needs of Older Adults who may have a physical disability, an acquired brain injury, a history of mental ill health and onset dementia.

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Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May  12 noon to 12.45PM

Seated exercise group

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Craft and men's social befriending group

 29 May 12.30PM to 2.30PM

Craft and a games group for people aged 55+

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Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 29 May 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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Techy Tea

Ewart Road Community Clubhouse 29 May 1pm to 3pm

Help for people with using and understanding their smart technology

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