Sunday 1st October 2017

A day of free events and activities for older people

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Silver Sunday is an annual day of fun and free activities for older people across the UK. Led by The Sir Simon Milton Foundation, it celebrates the value and knowledge they contribute to our communities while combating loneliness and isolation. Everyone can get involved, whether that’s organising an event, spreading the word, or simply attending an activity.   The next Silver Sunday is on 1 October 2017.
Latest news

Tea and cake all round!

Contact the Elderly, a national charity dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation among older people, will again be joining in the Silver Sunday celebrations this year.

Age of Creativity Festival

The Age of Creativity Festival will be taking be place from 1-14th October, bringing England its first arts festival for older people. Find out more about how you can get involved.

Brightlife Festival announcement

The Brightlife Festival will run from 28 Sept – 7 Oct across Cheshire and will celebrate all the fun to be had after 50 just by staying active and being in good company.

What they say…
This is a special day for older people to get involved in community events and activities to bring back some of the traditional community spirit. It’s also a small thank you for your contribution to society. Joanna Lumley, OBE FRGS

Actress, author & activist

lt is so important that older people feel included in London’s communities. That is why I support Silver Sunday and hope that you all have a wonderful time celebrating the valuable contributions that older people make. These contributions span not just London but up and down the UK. In a city as large as London there is no need for older people to ever feel lonely or isolated but sadly some do. As Mayor, I want to make sure that everyone is engaged and active in their community – young or older. Sadiq Khan

Mayor of London

FEATURED EVENT


Cheese and Wine Party

with Blind Veterans UK

Join Blind Veterans UK for a celebratory Cheese and Wine party with dancing and entertainment, on the run up to Silver Sunday.

Meet our members and hear about our history.  If you have a visual impairment and have been in the forces or done national service find out if we can help you!


Thursday 28th September

1pm-4pm
Blind Veterans UK
12-14 Harcourt Street
London, W1H 4HD

Free for Westminster residents aged 65 and over.

Limited spaces, booking essential.

First ever Silver Sunday ‘Flash Mob’

Older residents stage a lindy hop ‘flash mob’ at a bar in London’s O2 arena for Silver Sunday.

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