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Activities for older people

Find a range of activities for older people.

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Ageing well in Lewisham  Free

South Lewisham Health Centre, 50 Conisborough Crescent, Catford SE6 2SP 19 February 10am to 11.30AM

Support & befriending services to people aged 50+ living in South Lewisham.Share an activity, learn a new skill or join an exercise group & make new friends helping to reduce social isolation & improve physical & mental health & quality of life.

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LPF Monday Project Knit & Knatter

St. Mauritius House  19 February 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 19 February 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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FREE File Management Skills course – Digital Life Skills Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 19 February 10am to 1pm

This practical hands-on course will show you how to store and organise documents and photos on your computer. You will learn how to copy, move, delete files and folders. Contact us for an appointment:

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FREE Computer Skills Courses – Enrolling now for March Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 19 February 10am to 1pm

We offer FREE high-quality computer courses to Lewisham residents and now enrolling for next term. Courses include Computers for Beginners; Internet and e-mail; online shopping; Microsoft Office (level 1); Internet safety. CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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Calabash Day Centre/Lewisham Older Adults

 19 February 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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FREE Computers for Beginners course – Enrolling now for March Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 19 February 10am to 1pm

This hands-on course starts next term for complete beginners. We will help you learn the essential skills of using a computer and the Internet. You will learn to surf the Web, search for information; news; online safety. CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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FREE: Spreadsheets for Beginners course – Enrolling now for March Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 19 February 10am to 1pm

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. CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February  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  19 February 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 19 February 1pm to 2pm

Stay fit and enjoy dancing at Zumba Gold for older people

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Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 19 February 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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Techy Tea

St Mauritius House 19 February 1pm to 3pm

Help for people with using and understanding their smart technology

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Brockley Knits

The Brockley Jack Pub 19 February 1.30PM to 3.30PM

A small and friendly knitting group.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 19 February 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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FREE Computers for Beginners course – Enrolling now for March Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 20 February 10am to 1pm

This hands-on course starts next term for complete beginners. We will help you learn the essential skills of using a computer and the Internet. You will learn to surf the Web, search for information; news; online safety. CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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FREE File Management Skills course – Digital Life Skills Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 20 February 10am to 1pm

This practical hands-on course will show you how to store and organise documents and photos on your computer. You will learn how to copy, move, delete files and folders. Contact us for an appointment:

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Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 20 February 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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FREE: Spreadsheets for Beginners course – Enrolling now for March Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 20 February 10am to 1pm

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. CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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Arts befriending group (singing)

The Grove Centre 20 February 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

 20 February 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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FREE Computer Skills Courses – Enrolling now for March Free

New Cross Trust - (Digital Life Skills) 20 February 10am to 1pm

We offer FREE high-quality computer courses to Lewisham residents and now enrolling for next term. Courses include Computers for Beginners; Internet and e-mail; online shopping; Microsoft Office (level 1); Internet safety. CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 20 February 10.30AM to 2pm

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

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CSRF Local Community Group for Retirees

St Alfege Church 20 February 11am to 1pm

Community group for local retirees. Teas, coffees and cakes provided. Events such as museum visits, cinema/theatre trips and educational talks are organised.

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Belly-dancing with Maria

The Bakehouse Theatre 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February  12 noon to 12.45PM

Seated exercise group

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Craft and men's social befriending group

 20 February 12.30PM to 2.30PM

Craft and a games group for people aged 55+

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