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Top Tips for a ‘socially-safe’ Silver Sunday 2020

Top Tips for a ‘socially-safe’ Silver Sunday 2020

This year, despite the shadow of COVID-19, we are so excited to hear how plans are adapting and evolving to create safe ways of bringing people together to celebrate our National Day for Older People on Sunday 4th October.

Silver Sunday 2019: Some Happy Memories

Silver Sunday 2019: Some Happy Memories

Once again, Silver Sunday 2019 was our biggest year to date with over 1,200 events and activities all around the UK including a strong coverage across Scotland and expansion in Wales. This wouldn’t have been possible without the incredible dedication of over 100...

Coronavirus: An Update from Silver Sunday

Coronavirus: An Update from Silver Sunday

The novel coronavirus illness called COVID-19 will impact all of us.  We are very aware though that older people are more vulnerable to COVID-19, so we are closely monitoring the situation.  Looking ahead, the well-being of those who take part in Silver Sunday, whether as guests, volunteers or organisers, will be our priority.

Scouts, Silver Sunday & Skills for Life

"Thank you very much for a really lovely afternoon’s tea party yesterday. Mary and I had a really good time talking to all your lovely cubs. We were very impressed with how mature and grown up they were and their kindness to us oldies, you should be very proud of...

Winter & Dementia

For someone living with dementia, incorporating seasons into activities can help to spark memories and improve overall wellbeing.

Silver Swans

Silver Swans

We celebrated Silver Sunday with a Silver Swans® ballet class for the over 55s in Bury, Lancashire.

Tea Dance for One Thousand Guests

Tea Dance for One Thousand Guests

Miss Marple and Gangsta Granny actress, Julia McKenzie CBE, joined 1,000 Westminster residents aged 65 and over at the annual Sir Simon Milton Foundation Tea Dance.

Creating New Moments of Connection this Silver Sunday

Creating New Moments of Connection this Silver Sunday

91% think small 'moments of connection' can make a difference to someone feeling lonely according to recent YouGov data released by Campaign to End Loneliness*. Silver Sunday is working with hundreds of organisations around the UK in creating over 1,000 events...

The NEW Silver Sunday Scout Badge

The NEW Silver Sunday Scout Badge

We are delighted to have the support of The Scouts in 2019 who have created a special Silver Sunday Scout Badge available on the Scout Shop encouraging Scout groups across the country to get involved in celebrating older people in the community this October.

Silver Sunday 2019 in the News

Silver Sunday 2019 in the News

Thank you to our supporters for all your help in spreading the word about Silver Sunday and inspiring the communities around them to get involved in Silver Sunday 2019. A selection of recent stories are here & we will update the page from time to time.

MPs Supporting Silver Sunday

Thank you to the 70+ MPs from ALL parties who have already pledged their support towards Silver Sunday and are working with their local constituency partners to create fun and free Silver Sunday events for their older constituents this October. We are working hard to...

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