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Activities for older people

Find a range of activities for older people.

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Catford Parkrun Free

Mountsfield Park 23 February 9am

Run, jog or walk 5K - just you against the clock!

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Beckenham Place park run Free

Beckenham Place Park 23 February 9am

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

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Free training courses for Phoenix residents Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 23 February  12 noon

Thanks to the community chest, Phoenix residents can access free training courses throughout the year.

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Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 23 February 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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Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 24 February 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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Fit bus transport to exercise for older people Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 25 February 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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LPF Monday Project Knit & Knatter

St Mauritius House 25 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 25 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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Calabash Day Centre/Lewisham Older Adults

Calabash Centre 25 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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Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 25 February 10.30AM to 2pm

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

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Low cost clinic for carers, special needs and over 70s

MindBody Therapy Centre (T4H base) 25 February 11am to 2.30PM

Low cost clinic for carers, cared for, special needs and over 70s.

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BeGO

Bellingham Leisure & Lifestyle Centre 25 February  12 noon to 1.30PM

Varied activity sessions for older people in Bellingham.

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Inspired caring dementia group Free

Age Exchange 25 February 12.30PM to 2.30PM

Support and activities for people with dementia and their carers. Age Exchange is a national centre for Reminiscence Arts and dementia intervention, aiming to reduce isolation in older people.

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LPF Digital Drop-In

St. Mauritius House  25 February 12.30PM to 3pm

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

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Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 25 February 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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Brockley Knits

The Brockley Jack Pub 25 February 1.30PM to 3.30PM

A small and friendly knitting group.

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Fit bus transport to exercise for older people Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 26 February 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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Tuesday Digital Drop ins @Lewisham Library Free

Lewisham Library 26 February 10am to 12 noon

Would you like to learn how to use an iPad? Is your laptop languishing in the corner? Wondering about Wifi? Eager to Email? Come along to one of our training sessions and let us show you how.

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Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 26 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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Arts befriending group (singing)

The Grove Centre 26 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

Calabash Centre 26 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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Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 26 February 10.30AM to 2pm

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

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Low cost clinic for carers, special needs and over 70s

MindBody Therapy Centre (T4H base) 26 February 11am to 2.30PM

Low cost clinic for carers, cared for, special needs and over 70s.

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Belly-dancing with Maria

The Bakehouse Theatre 26 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 26 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 26 February  12 noon to 12.45PM

Seated exercise group

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Craft and men's social befriending group

 26 February 12.30PM to 2.30PM

Craft and a games group for people aged 55+

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Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 26 February 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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Techy Tea

Ewart Road Community Clubhouse 26 February 1pm to 3pm

Help for people with using and understanding their smart technology

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Tai chi classes

Stanstead Lodge Seniors Club 26 February 1pm to 2pm

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

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