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Regular events and activities for Hackney over 50s: May-July 2017

19 May 2017

Here are the listings published in the Spring issue of Hackney Senior magazine. Activities and events are free, unless otherwise stated. Listings are correct at time of going to press


Hear to meet 

Meet new people and get information on hearing loss and the services that can help you. Light refreshments available. Bring a friend along for support if you want.

Last Wednesday of each month, 10am – 12pm

Stamford Hill Community Centre, 91-93 Stamford Hill, N16 6RZ

Second Thursday of each month, 11am – 1pm 

Hanover Housing Association, Augustine Court, Tresham Walk, E9 6SP

Phone Lorna Parkinson on 07553 348050 or email  


Silver Lining volunteering club

For people over 50 to meet up and lend a hand in Hackney. All our venues are accessible except Ben Simons Hall toilets. Phone 020 8510 5403 for information.

Mondays fortnightly

Mosaic Makeover 11am – 1pm 

Fellows Court Community Centre, Weymouth Terrace, E2 8LR


Tuesdays fortnightly

Cook ‘n’ Share 11am – 1pm 

Groundwork, 6 Lower Clapton Road, E5 0PD


Tuesdays fortnightly

Get Fit While You Sit 11am – 1pm 

Trowbridge Pensioners Hall,
15 Lavington Close, E9 5HF


Wednesdays fortnightly

Craft for a Cause 1pm – 3pm 

Ben Simons Hall, 1-66 Lincoln Court, Bethune Road, N16 5EB


Better Together meet up

A regular monthly ‘Big Meet Up’ activity for over 50s with a learning disability. We run a fun karaoke evening. You can watch or join in! Booking required.  

First Friday of the month, 6-8pm

Adiaha Antigha Centre,
24-30 Dalston Lane, E8 3AZ

Phone John on 07824 364 203.


Compassionate Neighbours coffee morning

Everyone is welcome – please join us for coffee, tea, biscuits and conversation. We are sometimes joined by interesting guest speakers.

Thursdays, 10am – 11.30am

St Joseph’s Hospice Community Hub, Mare St, E8 4SA (wheelchair accessible)

Phone Joy on 020 8525 3206 


IT and computer drop-in 

Wednesdays, 10am – 1pm 

Having problems with your phone or computer? Want to learn how to keep in touch with friends and family with email or Facebook? Come along to our drop-in IT help sessions for tea, coffee and a chat. 

Whitmore Centre, 2 Phillipp Street, N1 5NU

Phone Sallie at City and Hackney Carers’ Centre on  020 8510 1966


New Age Games

Free fitness and leisure activities for over 50s. Timetable runs 18 April to 29 July 2017 (except bank holidays). Contact Darren English for more information. Phone 020 8356 4897 or email


Brazilian dance 11am – 12 noon 

Britannia Leisure Centre, 40 Hyde Road, N1 5JU

Yoga 9am – 10am, 12.15pm – 1pm 

Britannia Leisure Centre 

Chair-based activity 11.30am – 12.30pm 

Frampton Park Baptist Church, Frampton Park Road, E9 7PQ 

Archery  2.15pm – 3.45pm 

Queensbridge Sports & Community Centre, 30 Holly Street, E8 3XW



Badminton 10.30am – 12 noon 

Britannia Leisure Centre 

(No session Tuesday 25 April) 

Fit to tone  12.30pm – 1.15pm 

Britannia Leisure Centre 



Tennis 10.30am – 12 noon 

Clissold Park tennis courts,
Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 9HJ

Swimming for beginners
12 noon – 1pm 

Britannia Leisure Centre 

Soca aerobics 10.45am – 11.45am 

Kings Hall Leisure Centre, 39 Lower Clapton Road, E5 0NU

Body conditioning 6pm – 7pm 

Frampton Park Baptist Church 



Soca aerobics 9.45am – 10.45am 

Kings Hall Leisure Centre 

Pilates 12 noon – 1pm 

Britannia Leisure Centre 

Indoor tennis 10.30am – 12 noon 

Lee Valley Tennis Centre, Olympic Park, Eton Manor, Leadmill Lane, E20 3AD

(No sessions on 8, 15, 22 June 2017) 

Chair-based activity 2.15pm – 3.15pm 

Salvation Army,  70 Mare Street,   E8 4RT 



Water aerobics 9.45am – 10.30am 

Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road, N16 9EX

Tennis 10.30am –12 noon 

Hackney Downs tennis courts, Downs Park Road, E5 8NP

Cycling and learn to cycle 11.00am – 12.30pm
(not on the road, bike provided) 

Leaside Trust, border of Springfield Park, Spring Lane, off Big Hill, E5 9HQ



Gym 9.30am – 10.30am 

Kings Hall Leisure Centre


The Sharp End

Activities for Hackney over 50s. There is a membership charge of £20 a term or £65 for a year in advance – you can then do as many classes as you like. 

Contact the Sharp End to try out a couple of classes free of charge. 

All classes are at Queensbridge Leisure Centre, 30 Holly Street, E8 3XW unless otherwise stated

Phone 020 7923 0350 



Yoga 9.30am – 11am 

Art for beginners 10am – 12 noon

Chi Kung 12 noon – 1pm

Singing group 1pm – 2.30pm

Line dancing 2.30pm – 3.30pm



Keep fit 10am – 11am

Art and chat 10am – 12 noon 

Movement and stretching
11am – 12 noon

Latin dance 12.15pm – 1.15pm

Crochet and knit 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Gentle movement
2.30pm – 3.30pm

Yoga 5.30pm – 6.30pm



Zumba 10am –11am

Yoga 10am – 11.15am

Yoga 11.15am – 12.30pm
(You can only attend one of these yoga sessions, not both)

Mindfulness meditation 12.45pm – 2pm (until July)

Women only fitness 2pm – 3pm

Pilates (gentle movement) 3.15pm – 4.15pm



Pilates 9.45am – 10.45am

Art for all 10am – 12 noon

Carnival fit 11am – 12 noon

Men’s circuit exercise
2pm – 3pm
(this session is FREE of charge)

Gentle exercise and socialising 2pm – 3.30pm

Yoga 3.45pm – 5pm



Keep fit 10am – 11am
(at Hawksley Court, Albion Rd N16 0SG)

Tai Chi 11.45am – 12.45pm

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