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‘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.

Walking Football: Fitness, Fun & Friends

We joined the Chelsea FC Foundation for their “Walking Football Tournament”, one of many walking sport events around the UK for Silver Sunday.

Silver Sunday 2018: What A Day!

Silver Sunday 2018: What A Day!

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.

Paddington hosts Silver Sunday Boat trips, October 2018

Launched in 2012 by the Sir Simon Milton Foundation and Westminster City Council, Silver Sunday has grown into a nationwide campaign, to raise awareness of loneliness and isolation amongst the elderly and celebrate old age. In partnership...

Changing The Story Of Loneliness This Silver Sunday

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.

Register your 2018 events!

Register your 2018 events!

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. We are hoping for our biggest Silver Sunday ever!

‘Finding Your Feet’ screening

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.

Westminster Tea Dance

Dance legend Wayne Sleep joined 1,000 Westminster residents aged 65 and over at the 12th annual Westminster Tea Dance on Sunday 10 December.

Silver Sunday 2017 a success!

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!

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.

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