On 6th November we held a very special Silver Sunday “Commemoration of Remembrance: 100th Anniversary of the Armistice” event at the Regent Street Cinema for 150 guests.
We joined the Chelsea FC Foundation for their “Walking Football Tournament”, one of many walking sport events around the UK for Silver Sunday.
We are thrilled to have had around 1,000 events this year reaching more older people than ever before, great media coverage, a buzz on social media and wonderfully happy pictures and stories from around the country.
Rosemary’s story reminds us why Silver Sunday is so important. We’ve nearly 1,000 events happening this year giving everyone in the country the chance to help reduce loneliness in older people.
Registration is now open for Silver Sunday 2018! Add your event details to our website to help promote your event and reach more older people in your area.
In February a special Silver Sunday film screening of ‘Finding Your Feet’ for 150 older people was held, with special guests Joanna Lumley and Imelda Staunton.
Dance legend Wayne Sleep joined 1,000 Westminster residents aged 65 and over at the 12th annual Westminster Tea Dance on Sunday 10 December.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Please help us spread the word about Silver Sunday on Facebook and Twitter! We’ll be sharing news and updates on the latest Silver Sunday events on our social media pages.