We Are Ageing Better: October events

We Are Ageing Better is a project we deliver in St Pancras and Somers Town with Ageing Better in Camden. The project brings people together to share skills and experiences, and create change in the community. It is open to everyone over 60 in St Pancras and Somers Town.

This month, there are plenty of trips, events and activities to get involved in including weekly bingo, gallery visits and a Black History Month film screening of Hidden Figures!

To book on, please contact Jess or Bukky:
  • Jess works Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays and can be contacted on 0791 959 8375 / 0207 209 9333 or at jess@weareageingbetter.org.uk.
  • Bukky works Wednesdays and Fridays and can be reached on 0782 526 4207.
You can also get in touch with Jess or Bukky to be added to the mailing list or the Whatsapp group.

We Are Ageing Better trip to the Van Gogh Alive exhibition last month

October activities

Wellbeing Welcome event (free)
Friday 8 October, 1.30pm -3pm
Basil Jellicoe Hall, Drummond Crescent, NW1 1DF
World Mental Health Day is on Sunday 10 October and this event is for anyone new to the programme who has found it difficult to come out after lockdown. If you are just starting to come out and would like to find out about our activities in a quiet and calm environment, pop in for a cup of tea and say hello.
Book from Monday 4 October.
Visit to Wellcome Collection (free)
Tuesday 12 October, 1pm –2.30pm
Meet at 1pm at Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, NW1 2BE
We will go round the On Happiness exhibitions together followed by a cup of tea at the café. Please note there are six slots for 1pm and six slots for 1.15pm, 12 places in total. We will do another visit in November on a different day for those who cannot make this date.
Book from Monday 4 October.
Hidden Figures Film screening and discussion (free)
Friday 15 October 2pm –4.30pm
Basil Jellicoe Hall, Drummond Crescent, NW1 1DF
As part of Black History Month, we will be screening Hidden Figures at the hall. Our book club has also been reading the book the film is based on. Join us to discuss the film and book afterwards.
Book from Monday 4 October.
Masterpieces Exhibition at The Queens Gallery (free)
Monday 18 October 10.30am -12pm
Meet from 10am onwards at The Queens Gallery, Buckingham Palace, SW1A 1AA
A chance to have a self-guided tour of the exhibition followed by a short talk by the warden. Places are limited for this event. Please note there aren't any refreshments provided at the gallery this time.
Book from Monday 4 October.
Fish and Chips plus quiz, £5
Friday 22 October 12.30pm -2pm,
Coopers Lane Tenants Hall, Off Hampden Close, NW1 1HA
Come and have a delicious meal with friends and neighbours followed by a quiz.
Book from Monday 4 October
Elizabeth and Mary Exhibition at British Library (free)
Monday 25 October 12.30pm -1.30pm
Meet by tickets desk at British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB
Please only book if not booked at Queens Gallery).
Book from Monday 4 October


Weekly activities



Regents Park Walks
11, 25 October
10.30am – 12pm
Meet at Baker St tube station
Break: 18 October
Diabetes Group (monthly)
The Living Centre, NW1 1DF
11 October
1pm – 2pm


Coffee Morning
The Living Centre, NW1 1DF
12, 19 October
10.00am – 12.00pm
 Break: 26 October

Basil Jellicoe Hall, NW1 1LE
12, 19, 26 October
10.30am - 11.30am
Knit and Stitch
Coopers Lane, Hampden Close, NW1 1HW
12, 19, 26 October
1.30pm - 3.30pm
Volunteer led class.


Jewellery Group
Basil Jellicoe Hall, NW1 1LE
10am – 12pm
Until 20 October.
Chair Exercise
Basil Jellicoe Hall, NW1 1LE (please note venue change)
13, 20, 27 October
12.30pm - 1.30pm
Relax with Art
St Pancras Community Centre (67 Plender Street)
1pm – 3pm
From 6 October for six weeks
Break: 27 October


Weekly Bingo
Coopers Lane, NW1 1LE
£1 entrance and pay for books
Doors 7pm for 7.30pm start


Crafting your curiosity (£1 donation)
Basil Jellicoe Hall, Drummond Crescent, NW1 1LE
10.30am - 12.30pm
8, 15, 22, 29 October
£1 donation towards materials.
Volunteer led class.
Ukulele Group
Basil Jellicoe Hall, NW1 1LE
12.30pm – 1.30pm
8, 15 October
Break: 22 and 29 October
Posted: 07/10/2021 By Olivia Williams  | 0 comments

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