This week marks Silver Week 2018, which runs from October 1 to October 7 and culminates in Silver Sunday. Silver Sunday is an annual day of fun activities for older people across the UK, led by The Sir Simon Milton Foundation.
Barnet Council will be hosting a week of activities and events throughout the borough. Silver Week celebrates the value and knowledge older people contribute to our communities while combating loneliness and isolation in the elder community.
Major events include:
Wednesday 3 October 10.45am-1pm – ‘Silver Week Seminar’, talks, hearing screening and fitness/lifestyle advice. Copthall Leisure Centre, Champions Way, NW4 1PX
Thursday 4 October 10am-4pm – Showcase at The Spires shopping centre, including information and advice and performances.
Thursday 4 October 10.30am-3.30pm – Health and Wellbeing Day at Drummond House, with therapy treatment, dance and exercise to music with lunch provided. 50 Font Hills, Est Finchley N2 8LF
Sunday 7 October 12.30-3.30pm - ‘Silver Sunday’ Afternoon Tea at Woodhouse College involving information stalls and a programme of entertainment and activities including announcing the winners of the Art competition.
For a full list of activities, you can read the Silver Week booklet here.