Sunday 7th October 2018

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 7 October 2018.

Bupa care homes celebrate Silver Sunday

Over 80 Bupa care homes opened their doors to the local community and celebrated Silver Sunday 2017

FEATURED EVENT


Westminster Tea Dance

The annual Westminster Tea Dance hosted by the Sir Simon Milton Foundation, has become known for its winning combination of entertainment, live music, afternoon tea and great company.

Held at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, the event attracts over 1,000 Westminster residents.

This event is a great opportunity for people who may not get out of the house very often. If you have a friend or neighbour that might like to join in, spread the word or offer to accompany them.


Sunday 10th December 

2 – 4.30pm
Grosvenor House Hotel
86-90 Park Lane
Mayfair
London W1K 7TN

Tickets are reserved for Westminster residents aged 65 and over only.

If more people apply for tickets than are available, they will be entered into a ballot. We will only contact you if you have been successful in receiving a ticket.

Latest news

Silver Sunday 2017 a success!

This year was the largest Silver Sunday to date, with over 700 events and activities for older people across the country including ferry rides, tea dances, and many more.

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.

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

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