Elderberries - Older People learning, growing and flourishing together

Monthly programme of nature based activities such as environmental arts, wildlife identification and photography sessions as well as gardening.

Weekly drop in gardening sessions for adult 55+ to undertake conservation and horticulture tasks such as growing vegetable and maintaining wildlife habitats.

When: every Wednesday, 9.30am - 2.30pm.  Please get in touch for a tour of the garden and a chat about how to get involved.

Where:  Scotswood Natural Community Garden (based in the grounds of

Further information:  contact Leanne 0191 200 4706 or email [email protected] .


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Housing, Health and Social Care Working Group

If you want to ensure that the expereinces of older people are influencing the way in which services and policy develop join us on the 22 March at 10.30am at Good Space.

Living Better for Longer

Living better for Longer

Wellbeing for Life Session Out and About in the Spring

Join us on the 3 April at Jesmond Library at 10.30am followed by light refreshments for information about getting 'out and about' in the Spring.

Older Voices - the Elders Council's Radio Programme

Tune in to ne1fm 102.5 for our monthly radio programme. In April our theme will be end of life planning.

April Milecastle Get Together

Join us at the Milecastle. Our informal get-together is an opportunity for you to get to know other members over a coffee. In April we want your views on the Milecastle and the future.

Wellbeing for Life Session - Preview of Jesmond Community Festival

Join us on the 1 May at Jesmond Library at 10.30am followed by light refreshments for a preview of the Jesmond Community Festival.

Fun & Fitness for the over 50s

Come along and join us for an enjoyable afternoon of fun with indoor and outdoor games!