If you would like any help booking an event, please contact Impact Initiatives on 01273 322940.

Mon 24 September


Brighton and Hove City Council – HEALTHY LIFESTYLES TEAM

In Shape for Life

9.30am – 10.30am

A circuit based exercise session suitable for all.

Hangleton Community Centre

£2 DROP IN
Event info: Call 01273 292724


Impact Initiatives

OPF Launch event

10.30am – 3.30pm

A free, all-day event both in the garden (weather permitting) and indoors at the Hop 50+. Free entertainment, free glass of wine. Food & refreshments can be purchased in the community café. Refreshments/programmes & festival information will be available

The hop 50+

FREE DROP IN
Event info: Call 01273 729603


Digital Brighton & Hove / Citizens Online

Get started with a tablet/smartphone

10am – 12pm

Find out how to get started with your new tablet or smartphone at this friendly group session. Find out what your smart device has to offer, including apps, personalisation and security tips.

Hove Library

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
Event info: CALL 07475 946084 EMAIL digitalbh@citizensonline.org.uk or visit digitalbrightonandhove.org.uk


Digital Brighton & Hove / Citizens Online

FACEBOOK IS EASY!

10AM – 12PM

Find out why so many people love Facebook! Get to grips with Facebook and learn how to use it for creating fun posts and to stay in touch
with friends and family. The session will cover the basics including setting up a profile, creating posts, commenting on posts and last but not least, safety settings!

IT SUITE, WHITEHAWK LIBRARY

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
Event info: CALL 07475 946084 EMAIL digitalbh@citizensonline.org.uk


PORTSLADE BOWLS CLUB

TASTER SESSION

11am – 1pm

Bowling is great fun for people of all ages and abilities. Enjoy our facilities and make new friends. Includes taster session to try bowling (weather permitting). Free tuition and equipment provided but please wear flat shoes!

PORTSLADE BOWLS CLUB

FREE DROP IN
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: 01273 410555


SMALL BATCH COFFEE ROASTERS AND AGE UK B&H

COFFEE TASTING AND TOUR OF THE ROASTERY

1PM – 4pm (TOUR at 3PM)

In partnership with Age UK B&H, Small Batch are hosting an afternoon of coffee tasting including a tour of the roastery and a short presentation on the Small Batch philosophy. Age UK B&H will be there too, providing information on their services from the information hub at the café.

SMALL BATCH COFFEE ROASTERS, PORTSLADE

FREE DROP IN
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL age uk b&h 01273 720603


BRIGHTON & HOVE FOOD PARTNERSHIP

A TASTE OF COOKING INSPIRATION

5.30PM – 7.30pm

Cook some simple yet delicious recipes that are easy on the budget. Get new ideas and inspiration for meals that can be enjoyed with a few tweaks to make different dinners. Share ideas with others and sit down to share an array of dishes with new friends, including soups, light bites, mains and a dessert (or two!). Part of a wider programme of cookery classes at the Community Kitchen.

the community kitchen

£10 PER PERSON BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 431700
OR VISIT WWW.BHFOOD.ORG.UK/EVENTS

Tue 25 September


DEBENHAMS

LOOK AND FEEL GOOD – COFFEE MORNING

9am – 11.45am

Come along for a very special morning where you will enjoy hints, tips and demonstrations from the members of the personal shopping, Clarins and Elizabeth Ardens teams, all aiming to help boost confidence with styling advice which will not only help you look good, but feel good too.

During the morning you will enjoy refreshments and will be able to take home a goodie bag!

DEBENHAMS RESTAURANT, CHURCHILL SQUARE | VENUE 21

£3.50 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


DIGITAL BRIGHTON & HOVE / CITIZENS ONLINE

HOW TO STAY SAFE ONLINE

10am – 12Pm

Are you worried about doing things online? The internet is a fantastic resource, but as with everything, it has its risks. This session will give you some hints and tips including when a website is safe, the importance of passwords and how to email safely… all while enjoying this new online world!

Digital Brighton & Hove are running more of these events throughout the festival. Please visit opf.org.uk for full details.

Hove Library

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 07475 946084 / EMAIL DIGITALBH@CITIZENSONLINE.ORG.UK / OR VISIT DIGITALBRIGHTONANDHOVE.ORG.UK


HOMEWISE

HOMEWISE PROPERTY SEARCHES AND DISCOUNTS

10AM – 12.30PM

Come along to the Homewise Helpdesk at the Hop 50+ during the Older People’s Festival. Our friendly team will be on hand to help you
with property searches on Rightmove and Zoopla, and explain how people over 60 could save thousands on their dream home with our Home for Life Plan. We’ll give you a handy checklist to help you continue your search at home.

The hop 50+

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CHECK FACEBOOK.COM/HOMEWISE.LTD


DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA

DUKE OF YORK’S SILVER SCREEN

9am – 5pm

Throughout the festival we will be offering our reduced “Silver Screen” rate to anyone aged 50+ on a Tuesday or Thursday before 5pm. www.picturehouses.com/cinema/Duke_Of_Yorks/Whats_On

DUKE OF YORK’S PICTUREHOUSE

REDUCED TICKET PRICE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: DUKE OF YORK’S 0871 902 5728


THE KEEP

LOOKING AFTER YOUR MEMORIES

11am – 11.45Am

Join our Conservation workshop at The Keep, a world class centre for archives. Find out how to handle and look after paper documents and photographs and bring your own item for advice on how to care for and preserve it.

THE KEEP

£10 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: Call 01273 482349
TRANSPORTATION MAY BE AVAILABLE, FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 01273 322940


IMPACT INITIATIVES

WIND FARM TOUR
SPONSORED BY THE CHALK CLIFF TRUST

12Pm (Weather PERMITTING)

Enjoy a spectacular view of this new technology, as you float between the enormous yet elegant windmills and marvel at the epic scale of this landmark. Skipper Paul will give a running commentary and answer your burning questions. There are limited spaces for self-propelled (non-electric) wheelchairs and participants must be able to handle sea movement. Please be advised that this trip is subject to appropriate weather conditions and that the trip may be moved to an alternative date, should the weather prevent sailing on the dates above.

BRIGHTON MARINA, PONTOON 5, WEST JETTY, MERMAID WALK

SORRY, bookings for this event are now closed

Wed 26 September


VOLUNTEERING MATTERS – LIFELINES

OPEN DAY AND TASTER SESSIONS (DAY 1 OF 3)

PLEASE CALL TO AGREE TIMES

Visit us at Patching Lodge and find out more about our Art and Tai Chi groups. Join in the Reminiscence session in the afternoon or tryout some mindful colouring. Come and find out more about the friendly and free groups and activities our volunteers run. As well as opportunities to visit and try out an activity you might like to join, Lifelines staff and volunteers will also be on hand if you are interested in volunteering with us.

PATCHING LODGE

£1 VOLUNTARY DONATION BOOKING OR DROP IN
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 688117 OR EMAIL LIFELINES@VOLUNTEERINGMATTERS.ORG.UK


BARCLAYS EAGLE LAB

TEA AND TEACH/ DIGISAFE IN CYBER SPACE

9.30AM – 4.30PM

Get practical and helpful advice on all your online issues. These sessions are free, friendly, and a great way to build your confidence with computers, digital devices and the internet. Fun and interactive activities, with hints on social media privacy settings, advice on pop-ups, and tips on recognising fraudulent emails. This includes everything you need to master the digital world, whilst giving you tips and guidance on how you can keep yourself and your devices safe.

BARCLAYS EAGLE LAB

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED (30 OR 60 MINUTE SLOTS)
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


THE TRUST FOR DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES (TDC)

BREAD BAKING TASTER SESSION

10AM – 12PM

Come along to Stoneham Bakehouse in Hove to experience Bread Shed, aimed at getting people out of their houses and connecting with others in their  community. For two hours we will get together to bake and to chat in a relaxed environment.

STONEHAM BAKEHOUSE

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL MARKDRAYTON@TRUSTDEVCOM.ORG.UK


RODHUS STUDIO

RODHUS STUDIOS – STUDIOS TOUR

11AM

The tour will feature a short talk by Period Tailor Zack Pinsent – as seen on BBC 1 and recently returned from a lecturing tour in the US. Zack crafts and sells men’s historical clothing from the 1600’s to the 1920’s. Rodhus opened in 2011. We provide workspace for people working in the creative industries. We have over 30 businesses and individuals based here, including ceramicists, artists, designers and makers.

We have a pebbled driveway and stairs within building. Please contact us for any individual accessibility requirements.

RODHUS STUDIOS

£5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL MAKING@RODHUS.CO.UK


IMPACT INITIATIVES

POETRY AND MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP

1PM – 3PM

Creative reading & poetry, focusing on mindfulness. Join Ruby for an inspirational session of understanding mindfulness in the context of self-expression, through exploring your own experiences of the senses through the poetic word.

THE LARCHES CAFÉ

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 729603


DIGITAL BRIGHTON & HOVE / CITIZENS ONLINE

DIGITAL INCLUSION NETWORK SHOWCASE

1.30PM – 4.30PM

This event brings together all those with an interest in tackling digital exclusion for older people in Brighton & Hove. Find out all the latest on digital  inclusion activities for older people in the city, support and resources available from a range of providers and explore opportunities for collaboration.

CONFERENCE HALL – JUBILEE LIBRARY

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 07475 946084 OR EMAIL DIGITALBH@CITIZENSONLINE.ORG.UK OR BOOK ONLINE HERE


THE KEEP

GRAHAM GREENE’S BRIGHTON

5.30PM – 6.30PM

Graham Greene is remembered in Brighton for his 1938 novel Brighton Rock and the 1948 film of the book starring Richard Attenborough secured Greene’s place in the iconography of the city. In this illustrated talk, Dr Geoffrey Mead will look at some of the themes and locations of the book and film –  how much of Greene’s Brighton Rock can we find in the 21st-century city?

THE KEEP

£5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: BOOK ONLINE thekeep.info/events OR CALL 01273 482349
TRANSPORTATION MAY BE AVAILABLE, FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 01273 322940


IMPACT INITIATIVES

SEWER TOURS

6.30PM

Our famous sewer tours have been revealing their Victorian secrets to visitors for more than 50 years. The award-winning tours are a popular attraction  With visitors from across the world. Tour guides will take you through 366 metres of the 48km of sewers, starting at the Brighton Pier and emerging through a manhole in the middle of Old Steine Gardens.

BRIGHTON PIER

£12 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO:
FOR ACCESS AND SAFETY INFORMATION PLEASE CALL IMPACT 01273 322940

Thu 27 September


VOLUNTEERING MATTERS – LIFELINES

OPEN DAY AND TASTER SESSIONS (DAY 2 OF 3)

PLEASE CALL TO AGREE TIMES

Come and try a seated Pilates class at Patching Lodge.

Come and find out more about the friendly and free groups and activities our volunteers run. As well as opportunities to visit and try out an activity you  might like to join, Lifelines staff and volunteers will also be on hand if you are interested in volunteering with us.

patching lodge

£1 VOLUNTARY DONATION BOOKING OR DROP IN
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 688117 OR EMAILLIFELINES@VOLUNTEERINGMATTERS.ORG.UK


DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA

DUKE OF YORK’S SILVER SCREEN

9am – 5pm

Throughout the festival we will be offering our reduced “Silver Screen” rate to anyone aged 50+ on a Tuesday or Thursday before 5pm. www.picturehouses.com/cinema/ Duke_Of_Yorks/Whats_On

DUKE OF YORK’S PICTUREHOUSE

REDUCED TICKET PRICE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: DUKE OF YORK’S 0871 902 5728


CRAVEN VALE OLDER PEOPLE’S GROUP SUPPORTED BY TDC

CRAVEN VALE OLDER PEOPLE’S GROUP OPEN DAY

10am – 12pm

Come along and meet the Craven Vale Older People’s Group, and your local Community Development worker from TDC, over a cup of tea. Find out about what the group does and see if you want to join us!

VALE COMMUNITY CENTRE

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 262220 OR EMAIL INFO@TRUSTDEVCOM.ORG.UK


IMPACT INITIATIVES

ALL ABOUT PHYSICAL RESILIENCE AND WELLBEING EVENT

10.30AM – 3.30PM

An all-day event with a programme of activities relating to physical health and wellbeing including, laughing yoga, Otago (strength and balance exercises), mindful yoga and move to the music. Come and try a fee session or two of making exercise fun. Call the Hop 50+ for times of sessions.

THE hop 50+

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 729603


BRIGHTON FOOD TOURS

WALKING SAMPLE TASTER FOOD TOUR

12pm midday – 2.00pm
(PLease note the event time 11am – 12.30pm stated in the printed brochure is incorrect)

This is a mini version of our usual 3 hour tours, created specially for the Older People’s Festival 2018. Your guide will take you to 3 independent venues, where you will meet vendors who will tell the stories behind their business and passion for their food. The guide will also weave some of the city’s culinary history with current foodie facts as you walk the route. This is a mini version of our regular tours focusing on some of the best quality, yet humble food stuffs that our independent vendors can offer. Your ticket price covers all food and drink samples and services of your guide. The tour will involve walking and standing for the duration.

BRIGHTON PAVILION – MORE DETAILS UPON BOOKING

£25 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: BOOK ON EVENTBRITE AT EVENTBRITE.CO.UK/E/OLDER-PEOPLES-FESTIVAL-MINI-FOOD-TOUR-TICKETS-48230443555


THE HANGLETON AND KNOLL 50+ STEERING GROUP

HANGLETON AND KNOLL 50+ SOCIAL PING 1ST BIRTHDAY SPECIAL

11am – 1pm

Come along and try out table tennis in a fun and friendly space. Dust off old skills and learn new ones with our Brighton Table Tennis Club coach. Free healthy light refreshments and drinks available.

HANGLETON COMMUNITY CENTRE

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: EMAIL ADMIN@HK50PLUS.ORG.UK


LIFEFIT

SLOW MOTION STRENGTH TRAINING

11AM

The sessions will teach people how to be stronger in later life, and the benefits that come with it. Each session will cover 5 exercises that can be repeated at home or in a gym anywhere, adaptations can be made for those with injuries or medical conditions.

LIFEFIT PERSONAL TRAINING STUDIO

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL HELLO@LIFEFIT.ME


IMPACT INITIATIVES

WIND FARM TOUR SPONSORED BY THE CHALK CLIFF TRUST

12Pm (Weather PERMITTING)

Enjoy a spectacular view of this new technology, as you float between the enormous yet elegant windmills and marvel at the epic scale of this landmark. skipper Paul will give a running commentary and answer your burning questions.

There are limited spaces for self-propelled (non electric) wheelchairs and participants must be able to handle sea movement. Please be advised that this trip is subject to appropriate weather conditions and that the trip may be moved to an alternative date, should the weather prevent sailing on the dates above.

BRIGHTON MARINA, PONTOON 5, WEST JETTY, MERMAID WALK

SORRY, bookings for this event are now closed


BRIGHTON TOY AND MODEL MUSEUM

TEA, TEDDIES AND TRAINS

2pm – 3.30pm

Brighton Toy and Model Museum is home to one of the finest collections of toys and models in the world – preserving childhood memories, nostalgia and social history. Enjoy an afternoon in the museum remembering all your favourite toys with an opportunity handle some of them – finish off your visit with a delicious cream tea!

BRIGHTON TOY AND MODEL MUSEUM

£6.50 ADULTS, £5.50 (INCLUDING CREAM TEA) AGED 60+ BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 749494


Digital Brighton & Hove / Citizens Online

FACEBOOK IS EASY!

2pM – 4PM

Find out why so many people love Facebook! Get to grips with Facebook and learn how to use it for creating fun posts and to stay in touch
with friends and family. The session will cover the basics including setting up a profile, creating posts, commenting on posts and last but not least, safety settings!

jubilee library

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
Event info: CALL 07475 946084 EMAIL digitalbh@citizensonline.org.uk


IMPACT INITIATIVES

THE TRUTH WITHIN THE FICTION – WRITING AUTHENTIC CRIME NOVELS

2pm

Bestselling author and former Brighton Chief Superintendent Graham Bartlett talks about how he uses his experiences from his 30 year police career to help dozens of crime authors including Peter James and Dorothy Koomson achieve pinpoint accuracy in their crime fiction while retaining that page-turning pace we all love. Tea and coffee included.

theatre royal brighton

BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 0844 871 7650 or VISIT ATGTICKETS.COM/BRIGHTON OR BOOK IN PERSON AT THEATRE ROYAL brighton

Fri 28 September


VOLUNTEERING MATTERS – LIFELINES

OPEN DAY AND TASTER SESSIONS (DAY 3 OF 3)

PLEASE CALL TO AGREE TIMES

Try our Dance of Awareness class on Friday morning at Patching Lodge or join us for a Coffee afternoon at Brooke Mead.

Come and find out more about the friendly and free groups and activities our volunteers run. As well as opportunities to visit and try out an activity you might like to join, Lifelines staff and volunteers will also be on hand if you are interested in volunteering with us.

PATCHING LODGE

Brooke mead

£1 VOLUNTARY DONATION BOOKING OR DROP IN
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 688117 OR EMAIL LIFELINES@VOLUNTEERINGMATTERS.ORG.UK


SUSSEX CRICKET FOUNDATION

WALKING CRICKET TASTER SESSION

10AM – 11.30AM

Are you aged 50+, wish you could play sport but not sure where to start? Why not join our fun, friendly and FREE walking cricket taster session. Played at a slower pace, Walking Cricket can be a great way to do some more exercise whilst meeting new people and having some fun.

AEROTRON INDOOR SCHOOL, SUSSEX CRICKET GROUND

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 07896 711434 OR EMAIL ALEX.MURRAY@SUSSEXCRICKET.CO.UK


BRIGHTON YOGA FOUNDATION

DIP YOUR TOE IN – YOGA INTRODUCTION

10am – 12pm

This is an opportunity to find out about the benefits of practicing yoga at any age, together with the chance to ‘have a go’ in a short, friendly, light-hearted and inclusive beginners class.

CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY CENTRE

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: EMAIL YOGA4THETHIRDAGE@GMAIL.COM


BRIGHTON & HOVE BUSES

ROUTEMASTER BUS TRIP AND TOUR

10am – 1pm

Take a nostalgic trip down memory lane on board Brighton & Hove Buses’ very own vintage Routemaster. Your journey begins at Churchill Square, where once on board, you will travel in style to Conway Street Bus depot for an ‘access all areas’ behind the scenes tour. Ding Ding- all aboard again, via the glorious Brighton seafront, for your return trip back to Churchill Square.

CHURCHILL SQUARE

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


BARCLAYS EAGLE LAB

HOW TO MAKERSPACE

11am – 12pm

Our talented engineer, Jon, will take you on a tour of the lab and teach you all about the machines on the way. Learn all about 3d printing, laser cutting and making things at the Eagle Lab’s induction. This was a hugely popular event at last year’s festival, with some participants returning regularly ever since!

BARCLAYS EAGLE LAB

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
booking & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


SING FOR BETTER HEALTH!

SING FOR BETTER HEALTH!

11.30am – 1pm

Experience the fun of singing with Sing For Better Health! Our aim is to improve health and wellbeing – no singing talent is required, all are welcome!

ELIZABETH COURT, 65 WILBURY ROAD

£4 DROP IN
EVENT INFO: UDITA 01273 556755


SAMBA TASTER SESSIONS

SILVER SOUNDS SENIOR SAMBA BAND

12.30PM – 2.30pm

Silver Sounds is a community-based samba band for people aged 50+ which sets out to challenge the stereotype and celebrate what older people can do. Come along to a free taster session with us. We’ll supply the instruments – all you have to do is bring along your enthusiasm and we’ll guarantee you’ll have a great time. No previous experience required – just turn up.

THE CRYPT, ST GEORGE’S CHURCH

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: VISIT WWW.SILVERSOUNDS.ORG


OLDER LGBTQ PROJECT SWITCHBOARD

EMPATHY MUSEUM

2PM – 3pm

What is it like to have been a prisoner of war? To be a sex worker, miner or refugee? Or to have rediscovered love in your eighties? A Mile in My Shoes is a collection of audio stories that explore how empathy can not only transform our personal relationships but also help tackle global challenges such as prejudice, conflict and inequality. Pop-up shoe shop A Mile in My Shoes invites you to embark on a physical, emotional and imaginative journey. Come and walk a mile in someone else’s shoes – literally – while listening to their story.

THE ATTENBOROUGH CENTRE

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL HELEN.BASHFORD@SWITCHBOARD.ORG.UK


THE GRAND BRIGHTON

THE GRAND BRIGHTON HISTORY TOUR

3pm

Come and explore our historic seafront hotel, built in 1864, in this free guided tour! Learn about the building itself and its number of original features, as well as some of the key events that have taken place here over the years.

Visitors for the tour can also enjoy 20% off our Victoria Terrace Tea by pre-booking on 01273 224300 or emailing eat@grandbrighton.co.uk.

THE GRAND BRIGHTON (MEET IN THE LOBBY)

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940

Sat 29 September


BRIGHTON AND HOVE SOIREE ROTARY CLUB AND THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

CREATIVE BRIGHTON EXPOSED

10AM – 12.30PM

An inter-generational morning of creative activities including writing, music, art and drama. Includes a tour of Brighton’s historic Theatre Royal. The morning will also provide an insight into Rotary’s activities in Brighton and provide an opportunity for members of the public to find out more about what we do. Coffee and tea will be served. Open to people of all ages.

THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

£1 DONATION FOR COFFEE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL 0800 912 6971


BRIGHTON STATION TOURS

BRIGHTON STATION TOURS

TWO TOURS: 11am & 2PM

Brighton Station Tour by Jackie Marsh-Hobbs, local historian and guide. A chance to learn about the hidden places, local history and wonderful engineering of Brighton’s grade II* listed railway station. The tour takes two hours including an illustrated talk first. There are steps and no wheelchair access. Meet five minutes before the tour at the front of the station.

FRONT OF BRIGHTON STATION – MORE DETAILS UPON BOOKING

£8 BOOKING REQUIRED (2 hour slots)
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


LIFEFIT

SLOW MOTION STRENGTH TRAINING

11AM

The sessions will teach people how to be stronger in later life, and the benefits that come with it. Each session will cover 5 exercises that can be repeated at home or in a gym anywhere, adaptations can be made for those with injuries or medical conditions.

LIFEFIT PERSONAL TRAINING STUDIO

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
EVENT INFO: EMAIL HELLO@LIFEFIT.ME


IMPACT INITIATIVES / ERRINA METTLER

WRITING FROM MEMORY WORKSHOP

2pm – 4PM

Explore how to write short fiction using your store of memories. Brighton author, Erinna Mettler, will show you how to find inspiration for your writing in your own past using a series of practical techniques to fire your imagination. She will guide you in developing a story from this spark of creativity. Bring a pen and your imagination.

FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE

£5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


TIME TO TALK BEFRIENDING

CELEBRATION OF YEARS EVENT

2.30PM – 4.30PM

Time to Talk Befriending welcomes residents living in Woodingdean, Ovingdean, Rottingdean and Saltdean to the ‘Celebration of Year’s Event’. This event is for people aged 50+ and will consist of traditional afternoon tea, entertainment and a special guest speaker – the Mayor or Brighton and Hove. The aim of the event to celebrate, connect and engage with local residents, provide access to information about local groups and services, and invite residents to contribute ideas about the need for provision to tackle loneliness and social isolation in your community.

WOODINGDEAN COMMUNITY CENTRE

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 737710 OR EMAIL INFO@TTTB.ORG.UK. PLEASE SPEAK TO THE TEAM IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND WITHOUT TRANSPORT.


IMPACT INITIATIVES

CABARET EVENING

6pm – 9PM

Enjoy a chance to dress up and have a drink with friends. A night of delicious delight full of music and cabaret acts to entertain you. Listen to the
sounds of cocktail punk from Dolly Doom and the sultry voice of Jazz singer Lizzie Beckett.

THE HOP 50+

£10 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 729603

Sun 30 September


LUNA THEATRE COMPANY

SHADOW THEATRE WORKSHOP

2PM – 4Pm

Beginning with some video snippets from ‘Maid of Strong Stuff’, our shadow show about Margaret Powell performed at Bom-Bane’s on the 27th of
September, Luna Theatre presents a workshop on creating colourful magical effects and paper puppets with light and shadow. Inspiring, easy-to-
learn techniques make this workshop ideal for grandparents and grandchildren to attend together, with free entry to the Toy Museum included, and tea and cake available to purchase.

BRIGHTON TOY & MODEL MUSEUM

£10 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 420240


MAX MILLER APPRECIATION SOCIETY

“RAYMOND BRIGGS’S SOFA” – A RADIO PLAY ADAPTED FOR THE STAGE.

3pm

Hailed “A Triumph” in Lewes, broadcaster John Henty brings his play to Brighton as part of the Older People’s Festival. Described as stand-up comedy for sit-down people, the laugh-a-minute play uses the words of Raymond Briggs to outline the local artist’s remarkable life and times.

holiday inn

£10 BOOKING REQUIRED
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 461082


BRIGHTON STATION TOURS

BRIGHTON STATION TOUR

4PM

Brighton Station Tour by Jackie Marsh-Hobbs, local historian and guide. A chance to learn about the hidden places, local history and wonderful engineering of Brighton’s grade II* listed railway station. The tour takes two hours including an illustrated talk first. There are steps and no wheelchair access. Meet five minutes before the tour at the front of the station.

front of brighton station

£8 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940

Mon 1 October


BRIGHTON AND HOVE CITY COUNCIL – HEALTHY LIFESTYLES TEAM

IN SHAPE FOR LIFE

9.30AM – 10.30AM

A circuit based exercise session suitable for all.

BHCC Active Forever 2018 sessions run at various times and venues, every weekday.

HANGLETON COMMUNITY CENTRE

[pRICE]
£2 DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 292724


HOMEWISE

HOMEWISE PROPERTY SEARCHES AND DISCOUNTS

10AM – 12.30PM

Come along to the Homewise Helpdesk at the Hop 50+ during the Older People’s Festival. Our friendly team will be on hand to help you with property searches on Rightmove and Zoopla, and explain how people over 60 could save thousands on their dream home with our Home for Life Plan. We’ll give you a handy checklist to help you continue your search at home

THE HOP 50+

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CHECK FACEBOOK.COM/HOMEWISE.LTD


DIGITAL BRIGHTON & HOVE / CITIZENS ONLINE

HOW TO STAY SAFE ONLINE

10am – 12Pm

Are you worried about doing things online? The internet is a fantastic resource, but as with everything, it has its risks. This session will give you some hints and tips including when a website is safe, the importance of passwords and how to email safely… all while enjoying this new online world!

Digital Brighton & Hove are running more of these events throughout the festival. Please visit opf.org.uk for full details.

Connect Room – Jubilee Library

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 07475 946084 / EMAIL DIGITALBH@CITIZENSONLINE.ORG.UK / OR VISIT DIGITALBRIGHTONANDHOVE.ORG.UK


DIGITAL BRIGHTON & HOVE / CITIZENS ONLINE

WHATSAPP IS EASY!

10AM – 12PM

Find out why so many people love WhatsApp! Get to grips with WhatsApp and learn how to use it for communicating with friends and family. The session will cover the basic including setting up groups, sending photos, recording voice clips and last but not least, safety settings!

whitehawk library

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
EVENT INFO: CALL 07475 946084 OR EMAIL DIGITALBH@CITIZENSONLINE.ORG.UK


THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

AGE IS A STAGE SHOWCASE

11AM – 12.30PM

Join us on stage to see what our amazing Age is a Stage participants have been up to. This session includes an opportunity to play on stage with workshop leader Chris Cresswell and find out more about this very popular course for the older generation who still feel young!

Theatre royal brighton

£5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 0844 871 7650, VISIT ATGTICKETS.COM/BRIGHTON OR BOOK AT THE THEATRE IN PERSON


FRIDAY FRIENDS AND 50+ LUNCH CLUB, SUPPORTED BY TDC

monday FRIENDS

12PM midday

A fun afternoon of arts and crafts activities at The Bevy. Meet the Friday Friends and the 50+ lunch club, along with your local Community Development Worker from TDC, make new friends and get creative with some arts and crafts, as well as a pizza making session. 

THE BEVY

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 262220 OR EMAIL INFO@TRUSTDEVCOM.ORG.UK


MYSTERY EVENT

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12.30PM & 1PM

Head down to New Road (in front of the Theatre Royal Brighton) at 12.30 or up to the front of Churchill Square at 1pm for a surprise!

CHURCHILL SQUARE

THEATRE ROYAL brighton

FREE DROP IN


SOMERSET CENTRE

SCIENCE AFTERNOON, FABULOUS EDU-TAINMENT AT SOMERSET CENTRE

2PM – 3pm

Come along for an exciting afternoon of Science presented by an experienced scientist within a fun friendly environment, fabulous edu-tainment.

SOMERSET CENTRE

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 699000


LIFEFIT

SLOW MOTION STRENGTH TRAINING FOR OLDER PEOPLE

2PM

The sessions will teach people how to be stronger in later life, and the benefits that come with it. Each session will cover 5 exercises that can be repeated at home or in a gym anywhere; adaptations can be made for those with injuries or medical conditions.

LIFEFIT PERSONAL TRAINING STUDIO

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
EVENT INFO: EMAIL HELLO@LIFEFIT.ME


AGE UK BRIGHTON & HOVE AND SMALL BATCH COFFEE ROASTERS

AGE UK BRIGHTON & HOVE’S BIG CHAT AT SMALL BATCH

2PM – 5PM

In partnership with Small Batch Coffee, Age UK B&H are hosting an afternoon at the Small Batch Seven Dials cafe. Here you’ll be able to chat with Age UK about their wide range of services available to the over 50s, like their IT drop-in centre, weekly activities and their information and advice centre.

SMALL BATCH COFFEE (SEVEN DIALS), BRIGHTON

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 720603


LOUISE PESKETT

THE AMAZING WOMEN OF BRIGHTON AND HOVE

3PM – 4PM

During this illustrated talk we will look and talk about some of the wonderful and pioneering women in our local history, including some of the first women doctors in Britain, Suffragettes, swimmers, entrepreneurs and early policewomen. Some you may know already, some may be revelations. Come and be amazed!

UPSTAIRS AT THE DUKE OF YORK CINEMA

£2 BOOKING REQUIRED
EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


COLDEAN INTERGENERATIONAL SUPPER CLUB SUPPORTED BY TDC

COLDEAN SUPPER CLUB

3.15pm – 5.15PM

An intergenerational event with entertainment and food. Meet and eat with local people young and old in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

the lounge, new larchwood

£2 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 07412 709 310


PEPPER’S GHOST MAGIC LANTERN SHOWS

BYGONE SUSSEX

7.30PM

Pepper’s Ghost (www.magiclanterns.co.uk) presents a charming evening using an authentic Victorian magic lantern. Beautiful, funny and nostalgic images combine with live music, songs and readings to make a fascinating and absorbing show.

BLATCHINGTON WINDMILL

£5 BOOKING ADVISED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO:
CALL IMPACT 01273 322940

Tue 2 October


THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

THE POSTCARD MUSEUM

CALL THEATRE FOR INFORMATION ON TIMES

‘Wish you were here’… a message sent to loved ones for over 100 years. Keeping in touch, passing on news, celebrating, commemorating – every postcard tells a story. We are creating all sorts of special activities to celebrate the humble picture postcard.

THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 0844 871 7650, VISIT ATGTICKETS.COM/BRIGHTON OR BOOK AT THE THEATRE IN PERSON



ALBION IN THE COMMUNITY

STADIUM TOUR & HEALTH AWARENESS SESSION

10Am – 12PM

One hour tour of the stadium followed by a one hour health awareness session. We will need to know of any mobility issues when booking. Free parking is available on site. This tour is available to everyone.

AMERICAN EXPRESS COMMUNITY STADIUM

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 878269 OR EMAIL SPEAKUP@ALBIONINTHECOMMUNITY.ORG.UK



OPEN STRINGS MUSIC

OPEN STRINGS TRIAL SESSION

9.30AM – 11.30AM

Silver Strings is a group music session for older adults who’ve always wanted to play a stringed instrument. Everyone is welcome, regardless of previous experience – we even provide the instruments!

BRIGHTHELM CENTRE FOYER

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


Digital Brighton & Hove / Citizens Online

Get started with a tablet/smartphone

10am – 12pm

Find out how to get started with your new tablet or smartphone at this friendly group session. Find out what your smart device has to offer, including apps, personalisation and security tips.

whitehawk library

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
Event info: CALL 07475 946084 EMAIL digitalbh@citizensonline.org.uk or visit digitalbrightonandhove.org.uk


OPEN STRINGS MUSIC

SILVER STRINGS PERFORMANCE

11.30AM – 12pm

Silver Strings are Brighton’s very own later-starter 50+ community string band, playing cellos, violas, and violins together weekly since 2013. Come and join us in the Brighthelm café, for live music, coffee, and cake!

BRIGHTHELM CENTRE FOYER

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 569096 OR EMAIL ISABEL@OPENSTRINGS.CO.UK


DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA

DUKE OF YORK’S SILVER SCREEN

9am – 5pm

Throughout the festival we will be offering our reduced “Silver Screen” rate to anyone aged 50+ on a Tuesday or Thursday before 5pm. picturehouses.com/cinema/Duke_Of_Yorks/Whats_On

Duke of york’s picturehouse

REDUCED TICKET PRICE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: DUKE OF YORK’S 0871 902 5728


DIGITAL BRIGHTON & HOVE / CITIZENS ONLINE

SHARE YOUR DIGITAL SKILLS WITH CONFIDENCE – BECOME A DIGITAL CHAMPION!

10am – 12pm

Would you like to help others do simple things online? Then join us for this interactive workshop which will cover the essentials for engaging older people in digital topics including motivations and barriers to get online, staying safe online and how to support common accessibility issues.

JUBILEE LIBRARY

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 07475 946084 EMAIL DIGITALBH@CITIZENSONLINE.ORG.UK
DIGITALBRIGHTONANDHOVE.ORG.UK


BRIGHTON TOY AND MODEL MUSEUM

TEA, TEDDIES AND TRAINS

2pm – 3.30pm

Brighton Toy and Model Museum is home to one of the finest collections of toys and models in the world – preserving childhood memories, nostalgia and social history. Enjoy an afternoon in the museum remembering all your favourite toys with an opportunity handle some of them – finish off your visit with a delicious cream tea!

BRIGHTON TOY AND MODEL MUSEUM

£6.50 ADULTS, £5.50 (INCLUDING CREAM TEA) AGED 60+ BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 749494


SUSSEX CRICKET MUSEUM

TOUR OF THE SUSSEX CRICKET MUSEUM & THE 1ST CENTRAL COUNTY GROUND AT HOVE

2pm – 3.30pm

A tour behind the scenes at the County Ground Hove followed by a guided tour of the museum by Museum Trustees Phil Barnes and Jon Filby.

1ST CENTRAL COUNTY GROUND

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


ALBION IN THE COMMUNITY

STADIUM TOUR & HEALTH AWARENESS SESSION

2Pm – 4pm

One hour tour of the stadium followed by a one hour health awareness session. We will need to know of any mobility issues when booking. Free parking is available on site. This tour is available to everyone.

AMERICAN EXPRESS COMMUNITY STADIUM

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 878269
SPEAKUP@ALBIONINTHECOMMUNITY.ORG.UK


IMPACT INITIATIVES

WASP AND HOP 50+ IMPROVISATION WORKSHOP

4pm – 5pm

Ruby will be leading a lively hour of improvisation combining music, movement and theatre guaranteed to bring the generations together with nonstop fun and laughter

THE HOP 50+

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 729603

Wed 3 October


BRIGHTON & HOVE CITY COUNCIL

ACTIVE FOREVER 2018

10am – 2pm

The city’s Healthy Lifestyles team are once again working with Freedom Leisure to provide a FREE Active Forever morning:

Come along to try taster sessions in over 15 activities and to find out about what’s out there to help keep you ageing well. How about ballroom dancing, table tennis, FunkFit or Otago and more?

Our Marketplace in the Ballroom includes organisations and services working with older people talking to participants about leading a healthy lifestyle in older age. These include Brighton & Hove Buses, the Health Trainers, Freedom Leisure amongst many more.

Entertainment will be provided and refreshments will be served during the break. We also invite attendees to bring a picnic to enjoy at the end of the session; a well-earned rest!

KING ALFRED LEISURE CENTRE

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: PLEASE CALL 01273 294589



THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

THE POSTCARD MUSEUM

CALL THEATRE FOR information on TIMEs

‘Wish you were here’… a message sent to loved ones for over 100 years. Keeping in touch, passing on news, celebrating, commemorating – every postcard tells a story. We are celebrating the humble picture postcard.

THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 0844 871 7650 VISIT ATGTICKETS.COM/BRIGHTON OR BOOK AT THE THEATRE IN PERSON



BARCLAYS EAGLE LAB

TEA AND TEACH / DIGISAFE IN CYBER SPACE

10am – 4PM

Get practical and helpful advice on all your online issues. These sessions are free, friendly, and a great way to build your confidence with computers, digital devices and the internet. Fun and interactive activities, with hints on social media privacy settings, advice on pop-ups, and tips on recognising fraudulent emails.

lOCATION

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


NORDIC WALKING FOR HEALTH

NORDIC WALKING TASTER SESSION

11AM – 12.30pm

Get a proper feel of Nordic walking and try it out! Nordic walking can enable you to walk taller, more naturally, with a positive purpose for your health & wellbeing.

PRESTON PARK (MEET AT the rotunda cafe)

£5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL PETER@NORDICWALKINGFORHEALTH.CO.UK


IMPACT INITIATIVES

COLDEAN COMMUNITY TALENT SHOW

12.30pm – 3pm

An intergenerational event encouraging people of all ages to come together to share their talents!

THE LARCHES CAFE

FREE WITH REFRESHMENTS DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 729603


THE VALLANCE COMMUNITY CENTRE – IT GROUP, SUPPORTED BY TDC

MAKING A START IN FAMILY AND LOCAL HISTORY RESEARCH

1pm – 3pm

Making a Start in Family and Local History Research. Would you like to learn more about your own family history and that of your local area using the internet? We are hosting a user friendly and relaxed session for anyone interested in learning how best to begin in their research and to understand what websites, tools and techniques will be most helpful. There will be drinks and refreshments available.

THE VALLANCE CENTRE

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 262220 OR EMAIL CALCHESTER@TRUSTDEVCOM.ORG.UK


HOLLINGDEAN CRAFTEA WEDNESDAYS GROUP, SUPPORTED BY TDC

COMMUNITY MOSAIC UNVEILING EVENT

1pm – 3pm

Craftea Wednesdays are excited to invite you to the unveiling of a community mosaic. Under the theme Brighton, the group produced this artwork which celebrates creativity and friendship.

There will be an exhibition of artwork from other Hollingdean residents, live music and refreshments will be provided.

LINDFIELD COURT, HOLLINGDEAN

FREE DROP IN
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL CEZADALUZ@TRUSTDEVCOM.ORG.UK


NORDIC WALKING FOR HEALTH

NORDIC WALKING TASTER SESSION

1.30pM – 3.00pm

Get a proper feel of Nordic walking and try it out! Nordic walking can enable you to walk taller, more naturally, with a positive purpose for your health & wellbeing.

Hove park (MEET AT the hove park cafe)

£5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL PETER@NORDICWALKINGFORHEALTH.CO.UK


Digital Brighton & Hove / Citizens Online

FACEBOOK IS EASY!

2pM – 4PM

Find out why so many people love Facebook! Get to grips with Facebook and learn how to use it for creating fun posts and to stay in touch
with friends and family. The session will cover the basics including setting up a profile, creating posts, commenting on posts and last but not least, safety settings!

HOVE LIBRARY

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
Event info: CALL 07475 946084 EMAIL digitalbh@citizensonline.org.uk


THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

TEA, TALK AND A TOUR

2.30pm – 4pm

Join us for an afternoon of stories, sneaky peeks behind the scenes and an insight into the fascinating history of Theatre Royal Brighton – one of the oldest working theatres in the country.

THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

£5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 0844 871 7650, VISIT ATGTICKETS.COM/BRIGHTON OR BOOK AT THE THEATRE IN PERSON


LOUISE PESKETT

WOMEN WARRIORS

3pm – 4PM

This illustrated talk looks at some of the incredible women in centuries past who, despite the ban on women fighting in the armed forces, managed to have a military career – disguised as men! Who were they? Why did they do it? And what happened when they were found out? Come and hear some fascinating, swashbuckling stories of heroism and disguise!

UPSTAIRS AT THE DUKE OF YORK CINEMA

FREE BOOKING ADVISED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


BRITISH AIRWAYS I360

FLIGHT THROUGH TIME

4.00pm

Join us for a special pod flight with a local historian talking us through the history of Brighton seafront.

Please see the British Airways i360 website for lots more offers and events during the festival!

BRITISH AIRWAYS I360

NORMAL PRICES BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: VISIT britishairwaysi360.com/event/opf-2018-flight-time/2018-10-03/ OR BOOK IN PERSON

Thu 4 October


DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA

DUKE OF YORK’S SILVER SCREEN

9am – 5pm

Throughout the festival we will be offering our reduced “Silver Screen” rate to anyone aged 50+ on a Tuesday or Thursday before 5pm. picturehouses.com/cinema/Duke_Of_Yorks/Whats_On

DUKE OF YORK’S PICTUREHOUSE

REDUCED TICKET PRICE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: DUKE OF YORK’S 0871 902 5728


ALBION IN THE COMMUNITY

STADIUM TOUR & HEALTH AWARENESS SESSION

10am – 12pm

One hour tour of the stadium followed by a one hour health awareness session. We will need to know of any mobility issues when booking. Free parking is available on site. This tour is for people identifying as male.

AMERICAN EXPRESS COMMUNITY STADIUM

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 878269 OR EMAIL SPEAKUP@ALBIONINTHECOMMUNITY.ORG.UK


PANKHURST AREA OLDER PEOPLE’S GROUP SUPPORTED BY TDC

PANKHURST AREA OLDER PEOPLE’S GROUP LAUNCH

10am – 12pm

Come along to the launch of the new Pankhurst Area Older People’s Group to meet us, along with your local Community Development Worker from TDC. Find out who we are and get involved!

EDGE COMMUNITY CENTRE

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 262220 OR EMAIL INFO@TRUSTDEVCOM.ORG.UK



DIGITAL BRIGHTON & HOVE / CITIZENS ONLINE

WHATSAPP IS EASY!

10AM – 12PM

Find out why so many people love WhatsApp! Get to grips with WhatsApp and learn how to use it for communicating with friends and family. The session will cover the basic including setting up groups, sending photos, recording voice clips and last but not least, safety settings!

connect room – jubilee library

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
EVENT INFO: CALL 07475 946084 OR EMAIL DIGITALBH@CITIZENSONLINE.ORG.UK


EAST SUSSEX FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE AND THE SUSSEX CRICKET FOUNDATION

LIVING SAFE & WELL IN BRIGHTON & HOVE

10am – 1pm

East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service and the Sussex Cricket Foundation host an opportunity to talk to specialists who can help you to keep living safe and well in your home.

Opportunities include a chance to try walking cricket, book in to have your free smoke alarm fitted and find out more about other services in the City which can help you stay well, independent and informed. Organisations will give short talks every half an hour which you are welcome to attend or chat to them separately.

THE BOUNDARY ROOMS, SUSSEX COUNTY CRICKET CLUB

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


IMPACT INITIATIVES

ALL ABOUT EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE AND WELLBEING EVENT

10.30am – 3.30pm

Join us for a full programme of activities relating to emotional health and wellbeing. Including, mindfulness meditation, Indian head massage, creative life coaching and the very popular Hush Beats Silent Disco. Call the Hop 50+ for times of sessions.

THE HOP 50+

FREE DROP IN
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 729603


LOUISE PESKETT

NOTORIOUS WOMEN OF BRIGHTON, A GENTLE WALKING TOUR

11Am – 12.30PM

This gentle walking tour, starting at St Nicholas Church and going downhill to finish in the Royal Pavilion Gardens, will look at some of the places
in central Brighton that are connected to local historical women. Princesses, queens, murderers and musical hall stars, hear some fascinating stories on this chatty walk.

MEET AT ST NICHOLAS CHURCHYARD

FREE BOOKING ADVISED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


NORDIC WALKING FOR HEALTH

NORDIC WALKING TASTER SESSION

11aM – 12.30pm

Get a proper feel of Nordic walking and try it out! Nordic walking can enable you to walk taller, more naturally, with a positive purpose for your
health & wellbeing.

STANMER PARK (MEET AT STANMER HOUSE)

£5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL PETER@NORDICWALKINGFORHEALTH.CO.UK


ALBION IN THE COMMUNITY

STADIUM TOUR & HEALTH AWARENESS SESSION

2pm – 4pm

One hour tour of the stadium followed by a one hour health awareness session. We will need to know of any mobility issues when booking. Free parking is available on site. This tour is for people identifying as female.

AMERICAN EXPRESS COMMUNITY STADIUM

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 878269 OR EMAIL SPEAKUP@ALBIONINTHECOMMUNITY.ORG.UK


AUDIO EGG

RECORD YOUR OWN PROFESSIONAL VOICEOVER – TASTER WORKSHOP

2pm – 4.30pm

In a small group at a professional recording studio, learn the ins and outs of broadcast voiceover. Get an insight of the world of voiceover from a professional VO artist, get coached through recording your own and take home your own recorded advert. Who knows, this could be the start of a whole
new career!

55 CANNING ST, BRIGHTON BN2 0EF

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


OLDER LGBTQ PROJECT SWITCHBOARD

CHALKROOM

2.15pm – 3pm

Chalkroom is a virtual reality installation by Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang in which the reader flies through an enormous structure made of words, drawings and stories. Once you enter you are free to roam and fly. Words sail through the air as emails. They fall into dust. They form and reform.

THE ATTENBOROUGH CENTRE

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL HELEN.BASHFORD@SWITCHBOARD.ORG.UK


BME 50+ GROUP, SUPPORTED BY TDC

BME 50 + AFTERNOON TEA

WILL confirm TIME at time of booking

The BMECP 50+ members and friends will be visiting one of Brighton’s prestigious eating establishments for an traditional afternoon cream tea. The event will be an opportunity for members and friends to don their finest wear and experience the glamour and luxury of afternoon tea.

WILL CONFIRM LOCATION AT TIME OF BOOKING

FREE FOR BME 50+ MEMBERS, £12 FOR NON-MEMBERS BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL YVONNEDAVY46@YAHOO.CO.UK


BRITISH AIRWAYS I360

FLIGHT THROUGH TIME

4.00pm

Join us for a special pod flight with a local historian talking us through the history of Brighton seafront.

Please see the British Airways i360 website for lots more offers and events during the festival!

BRITISH AIRWAYS I360

NORMAL PRICES BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: VISIT britishairwaysi360.com/event/opf-2018-flight-time/2018-10-03/ OR BOOK IN PERSON

Fri 5 October


CW ASSOCIATES/ ENGAGING WITH AGEING

ENGAGING WITH AGEING: THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE

10am – 12pm

We are deluged by media propaganda that ageing is a terrible thing – but is it? This workshop looks at how to reap the benefits of ageing and get the most from what could be the time of your life. Don’t let ageing creep up or pass you by! 

CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY CENTRE

£3 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940



STANMER PRESERVATION SOCIETY

STANMER PARK WALK AND TEA

11Am

A short walk where you will learn some of the history of the Stanmer estate where there has been a traceable settlement for over 3,000 years. The site has been a monastic settlement as well as hosting a Canadian tank regiment during the war. Meet members of the Stanmer Preservation Society whose endless knowledge will take you through the ages and developments on the site including the church and unique water system. The tour will end at The Stanmer Tea Rooms which serves lunches and snacks.

MEET OUTSIDE STANMER HOUSE

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


OLDER LGBTQ PROJECT SWITCHBOARD

AETHER

11Am – 12PM

Max Cooper has carved out a unique position for himself as an artist, merging electronic music, visual art and science through installations, live audio-visual and immersive sound experiences. AETHER, a collaboration with Architecture Social Club, plays on our intrinsic and emotional relationship to the forms, colours and sounds all around us. In the same way that we have a natural connection with music that creates emotional responses without us really knowing how.

THE ATTENBOROUGH CENTRE

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL HELEN.BASHFORD@SWITCHBOARD.ORG.UK


BARCLAYS EAGLE LAB

HOW TO MAKERSPACE

11am – 12pm

Our talented engineer, Jon, will take you on a tour of the lab and teach you all about the machines on the way. Learn all about 3d printing, laser cutting and making things with the Eagle Lab’s free induction. The session starts at 11am and lasts an hour. This was a hugely popular event at last year’s festival, with some participants returning regularly ever since!

BARCLAYS EAGLE LAB

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


SAMBA TASTER SESSIONS

SILVER SOUNDS SENIOR SAMBA BAND

12.30PM – 2.30pm

Silver Sounds is a community-based samba band for people aged 50+ which sets out to challenge the stereotype and celebrate what older people can do. Come along to a free taster session with us. We’ll supply the instruments – all you have to do is bring along your enthusiasm and we’ll guarantee you’ll  have a great time. No previous experience required – just turn up.

THE CRYPT, ST GEORGE’S CHURCH

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: VISIT WWW.SILVERSOUNDS.ORG


THE HANGLETON AND KNOLL 50+ STEERING GROUP

THE HANGLETON AND KNOLL 50+ 10TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION EVENT

1PM – 4PM

All welcome so do bring your family, friends and neighbours. Come and help us celebrate 10 years of the 50+ Steering Group, a small resident-led group who are passionate about making a difference to the lives of older residents. This community hands-on style event will be show casing our wonderful local 50+ groups and activities, with demonstrations, entertainment, tombola and more. There will be lots of space to sit and enjoy the healthy, tasty light refreshments and entertainment.

ST RICHARDS COMMUNITY CENTRE

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 881446 OR EMAIL JOANNA.MARTINDALE@HKPROJECT.ORG.UK


CW ASSOCIATES/ ENGAGING WITH AGEING

ENGAGING WITH AGEING: RESILIENCE – HOW TO
BOUNCE BACK WHEN LIFE THROWS YOU A LEMON

2pm – 4pm

This 2-hour workshop for up to 12 people shows you how you can develop more skills for dealing with the challenges of later life, and have fun at the same time! This is a good follow-up workshop if you’ve been to the Time of your Life workshop, or great on its own.

CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY CENTRE

£3 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


AUDIO EGG

RECORD YOUR OWN PROFESSIONAL VOICEOVER – TASTER WORKSHOP

2pm – 4.30pm

In a small group at a professional recording studio, learn the ins and outs of broadcast voiceover. Get an insight of the world of voiceover from a professional VO artist, get coached through recording your own and take home your own recorded advert. Who knows, this could be the start of a whole new career!

55 CANNING ST, BRIGHTON BN2 0EF

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


LOUISE PESKETT

ENTERTAINING WOMEN

3pm – 4PM

This illustrated talk will look at some of the incredible local women of the past linked to Brighton and Hove who have made careers in entertainment. Music hall stars, singers, comedians and theatre managers; come and hear some of their amazing stories.

UPSTAIRS AT THE DUKE OF YORK CINEMA

£2 BOOKING ADVISED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940

Sat 6 October


BRIGHTON LINDYHOPPERS

SATURDAY MORNING SWING DANCE AND SOCIALISE

11am – 12PM

Join the Brighton Lindyhoppers to learn a few
dance moves from the 1930s swing era. A short
class for absolute beginners, perfect for those
with 2 left feet. Followed by more dancing and
tea & cake for £2.

BRIGHTON OPEN MARKET

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL 07533 423456 OR EMAIL INFO@BRIGHTONLINDYHOPPERS.CO.UK


LOUISE PESKETT

NOTORIOUS WOMEN OF HOVE, A GENTLE WALKING TOUR

11Am – 12.30PM

Hove is a treasure trove of women’s history, being home to women who made great strides in medicine, politics, education, philanthropy, show business and art. This walking tour, from St Ann’s Well Gardens to Palmeira Square via the sea-front looks at some of the places connected with these women and offers a chance to hear some fascinating and inspiring stories.

THE GARDEN CAFE, ST ANN’S WELL GARDENS

£2 BOOKING ADVISED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


LIFEFIT

SLOW MOTION STRENGTH TRAINING

11AM

The sessions will teach people how to be stronger in later life, and the benefits that come with it. Each session will cover 5 exercises that can be repeated at home or in a gym anywhere, adaptations can be made for those with injuries or medical conditions.

LIFEFIT PERSONAL TRAINING STUDIO

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
EVENT INFO: EMAIL HELLO@LIFEFIT.ME


TIME TO TALK BEFRIENDING

UNITE THE GENERATIONS SOUND WALK

11Am – 12.30PM & 2pm – 3.30PM

Join us for a sound walk! Bring your grandchild/neighbour/carer/friend with you. A great chance to learn something new whilst spending time in the great outdoors building relationships through shared experience. Unite The Beat in the Community will guide you on an hour-long adventure immersing you in your senses. Our partners Time to Talk Befriending and Impact Initiatives will run a ‘pop-up’ café serving refreshments at the end of our sound adventure.

ST ANN’S WELL GARDENS, THE TENNIS COURTS

FREE BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940


IMPACT INITIATIVES

HOP 50+ FESTIVAL

2Pm – 7pm

Come along to our mini festival-in-a-day with live music from local bands and musicians, poetry workshops and performances, a DJ dance tent and an open mic session for all budding performers. Enjoy a drink from the bar and a selection of food whilst capturing the day in the Prop and Snap photo booth!

THE HOP 50+

FREE DROP IN
EVENT INFO: CALL 01273 729603


FOOD & FRIENDSHIP AND HOVE METHODIST CHURCH

SING-A-LONG WITH MARK DAVIES AND HIS MOBILE PIANO

2.30PM – 4.30pm

Mark is the nation’s finest (and probably only!) fully mobile pub piano player, bringing you the best in pub piano classics, pop hits through the ages, boogie, blues & ragtime. Come and join in an afternoon of sing along, fun and laughter, refreshments included.

HOVE METHODIST CHURCH

FREE (£2 SUGGESTED DONATION) DROP IN
EVENT INFO: EMAIL RACHELRICHARDS942@GMAIL.COM

Sun 7 October



LOUISE PESKETT

NOTORIOUS WOMEN OF KEMPTOWN, A GENTLE WALKING TOUR

11AM – 12.30PM

This gentle walking tour, starting at St George’s Church will go through back streets, twitterns and some of the most celebrated squares in the city, looking at the places who played a role in the lives of some pioneering women. Come and hear the stories of an intrepid lady-explorer, a world famous romantic novelist, a woman who changed how we shop, and more.

ST GEORGE’S CHURCH

£2 BOOKING ADVISED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: CALL IMPACT 01273 322940



NORDIC WALKING FOR HEALTH

NORDIC WALKING TASTER SESSION

 11AM – 12.30pm

 Get a proper feel of Nordic walking and try it out! Nordic walking can enable you to walk taller, more naturally, with a positive purpose for your health & wellbeing.

PRESTON PARK (MEET AT the rotunda cafe)

 £5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL PETER@NORDICWALKINGFORHEALTH.CO.UK


NORDIC WALKING FOR HEALTH

NORDIC WALKING TASTER SESSION

1.30pM – 3.00pm

Get a proper feel of Nordic walking and try it out! Nordic walking can enable you to walk taller, more naturally, with a positive purpose for your
health & wellbeing.

STANMER PARK (MEET AT STANMER HOUSE)

£5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL PETER@NORDICWALKINGFORHEALTH.CO.UK

Mon 8 October



NORDIC WALKING FOR HEALTH

 NORDIC WALKING TASTER SESSION

11AM – 12.30pm

Get a proper feel of Nordic walking and try it out! Nordic walking can enable you to walk taller, more naturally, with a positive purpose for your health & wellbeing.

STANMER PARK (MEET AT STANMER HOUSE)

 £5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL PETER@NORDICWALKINGFORHEALTH.CO.UK



NORDIC WALKING FOR HEALTH

NORDIC WALKING TASTER SESSION

1.30pM – 3pm

Get a proper feel of Nordic walking and try it out! Nordic walking can enable you to walk taller, more naturally, with a positive purpose for your
health & wellbeing.

STANMER PARK (MEET AT STANMER HOUSE)

£5 BOOKING REQUIRED
BOOKING & EVENT INFO: EMAIL PETER@NORDICWALKINGFORHEALTH.CO.UK