It’s time to beat the winter blues and start your 2020 off with getting out of the house and having some fun!
We are delighted to announce that we have accessed some funding from the NHS Property Services and their Older Carers Getting Together Fund which has given us the opportunity to organise a short FREE programme of good company, chats and fun throughout January and February for carers aged over 60!
Delicious Three-Course Meal (15th January)
Our first session takes us to the fantastic Enfields Kitchen at Gateshead College for a full three-course meal for free! Come along, enjoy the company, and have a great time.
Date: 15th January 2020 | Time: 12 noon – 2pm | Venue: Enfields Kitchen, Gateshead College, NE8 3BE
Please note that booking is essential for the meal, places are limited and work on a first come first served basis. To book please contact us to reserve your free place. Visit our contact page for information.
Discovery at St Mary’s Heritage Centre (24th January)
We’ll be heading over to St Mary’s Heritage Centre for a fabulous free tour and a coffee! Take a chance to discover the history of Gateshead with others all the way from the early Roman settlements to more modern times.
Date: 24th January 2020 | Time: 11am Start | Venue: St Mary’s Heritage Centre, Oakwellgate, Gateshead, NE8 2AU
Coffee, Cakes, and Wellbeing at Cosy Crow (29th January)
We’ll be spending some time at the Cosy Crow Community Café for some great company as well as a spot of coffee and cake on the house. The Cosy Crow is a very popular meeting place for members of the Gateshead Older People’s Assembly so there will be a plenty of good conversations to be had!
Date: 29th January 2020 | Time: 11am Start | Venue: Cosy Crow Community Cafe, Gateshead Older People’s Assembly, Deckham Village Hall, Split Crow Rd, Gateshead, NE8 3UB
It’s not a University! Shared interest & coffee (5th February)
We’re off to a fantastic venue for our group this week. St Helen’s Church is one of many campuses of the University of the Third Age (U3A). Never heard of it? Don’t worry, just pop along, grab a cuppa and join us in finding out our shared interests and possibly pick up a new hobby!
Date: 5th February 2020 | Time: 10am – 11:30am | Venue: St Helen’s Church, Low Fell, Belle Vue Bank, Gateshead NE9 6BR
There’s Much More than Books at the Library (12th February)
We’re invited to a tour of Gateshead Library and a chance to take a break from the week so far and chat with others.
Date: 12th February 2020 | Time: 11am Start | Venue: Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Rd, Gateshead, NE8 4LN.
Coffee, Cake, and Cunning Plans Ahead! (19th February)
For this session, we will be at our centre for some hot drinks and a chance to talk with others like-minded people. The group will have a chance to catch up and to give any feedback on any of the other session that they may have attended.
Date: 19th February 2020 | Time: 10am – 11:30am | Venue: Gateshead Carers Association, John Haswell House, 8-9 Gladstone Terrace, Ne8 4DY.
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