‘We Will Remember Them’

‘We Will Remember Them’

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. Beginning with World War I poetry read by actor Ralph Wilton and Major General Matthew Sykes we...
Walking Football: Fitness, Fun & Friends

Walking Football: Fitness, Fun & Friends

Walking sports were a popular theme again for Silver Sunday 2018 with Walking Netball in Durham and Walking Football tournaments for men and women in Birmingham, Dundee, Enfield, London and Worcester where eight enthusiastic teams competed for the “Silver Sunday Cup”,...
Silver Sunday 2018: What A Day!

Silver Sunday 2018: What A Day!

We are thrilled to have had so many 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. Watch the BBC London News coverage of our English...
Changing The Story Of Loneliness This Silver Sunday

Changing The Story Of Loneliness This Silver Sunday

CLICK HERE to watch Rosemary’s story which reminds us all why Silver Sunday is so important. When Silver Sunday was first established in 2012 we had the simple aim to change the story of loneliness in older people in the UK. Yesterday, projections from Age UK,...
Register your 2018 events!

Register your 2018 events!

Registration is now open for Silver Sunday 2018! If you are organising a Silver Sunday event this year, we do hope that the planning is going well and we look forward to hearing more about your activities soon. You can add your event details to our website by filling...
‘Finding Your Feet’ screening

‘Finding Your Feet’ screening

On Tuesday 27 February the Sir Simon Milton Foundation hosted a special Silver Sunday film screening of ‘Finding Your Feet’ for 150 older people, with special guests Joanna Lumley and Imelda Staunton. As part of the Foundation’s Silver Sunday programme to...
Westminster Tea Dance

Westminster Tea Dance

Dance legend Wayne Sleep joined 1,000 Westminster residents aged 65 and over at the Westminster Tea Dance on Sunday 10 December. Now in its 12th year, the event has become a festive tradition for many people who enjoyed an afternoon of live music, entertainment and...
Silver Sunday 2017 a success!

Silver Sunday 2017 a success!

Over 700 free events and activities took place across the country on and around Silver Sunday on 1 October. Silver Sunday, the first day in October for people aged 65+ started in Westminster and is now a national annual event with hundreds of organisations and...
Tea and cake all round!

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. The charity holds afternoon tea parties for the over-75s once a month, particularly for...
Age of Creativity Festival

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. Learning from the amazing work of Bealtaine in Ireland, Luminate in Scotland and Gwanwyn in Wales, the Age of Creativity Festival...