We are working with Care and Repair England, Northumbria University and Skimstone Arts to try out a different way of having conversations with people about how and where they want to live in later life. We will be putting on a performance of Doorbells - a sensitive, humorous and moving piece which explores these issues. We are planning to develop a film and resource pack which can be used in different settings to spark conversations.

When:  Thursday 22 March at 6.00pm (doors open at 5.30pm

Where:  B & D Gallery, 3rd Floor, Commercial Union House, 39 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QE

Cost:  Free

Bookings:  Click here to book a place.

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Finding out about Hate Crime

A session with the Police and Crime Commissioners office to find out more about how hate crime affects older people and people with disabilities.

Project ICE - IT Drop-In

Project ICE is run by Northumbria University students in partnership with the Elders Council. It offers a fortnightly IT drop in session for older people. You will receive one-to-one support and you can bring in your own smartphone, tablet or laptop or use the computers available. To book a place call 0191 208 2701 or email [email protected]

Older Voices - the Elders Council's November Radio Programme

Join us for our regular monthly radio programme. Our theme for November is Pioneers of the North.

Newcastle upon Tyne - Development and Allocations Plan

An opportunity for Elders Council members to put forward their views on the Development and Allocations Plan which sets out the policies which will guide the development of the city.

Wellbeing for Life Sessions - Falls

Join us for our regular monthly session. In November we will be learning how to prevent falls.

November Milecastle Get Together

Join us for a nice hot drink and good company at the Milecastle. We will be joined by Harriet Bendelow from Independent Age who will be telling us all about the services and support they can offer older people when they need it.

Wellbeing for Life Session - Christmas Celebration

Join us for our annual Christmas celebration

Older Voices - the Elders Council's Panto

The Elders Council's Panto on ne1fm. Join us for an afternoon of fun, frivolity and mischief!

December Milecastle Get Together

We haven't finalised our plans for our final session of the year, but rest assured it will be full of Christmas cheer.