We Are Ageing Better: July events


We Are Ageing Better is a project we deliver in St Pancras and Somers Town which brings people together to share skills and experiences to create change in our community, which is open to all people over 60.

Visit weareageingbetter.org.uk or call Jess Grieve, Project Co-ordinator, on 020 7209 9333 to find out more or book on.


Monday 9 July 10.15am-12pm, ReadAloud Intergenerational event

St Pancras Community Centre, 67 Plender Street, NW1 0LB

The Nurture group from Primrose Hill Primary will be coming with their favourite books (and some cake!) to read with you. These children are aged 6-7 and have a range of learning and developmental difficulties. Please book with Jess.

Monday 16 and 23 July 2pm-4pm, Animation Workshop with The Liminal Space

The Living Centre, 2 Ossulston Street, NW1 1DF

Everyone has a story to tell and every story can be told in many ways. In this workshop, we’ll be using a range of creative film and animation techniques to express key moments in our lives. No experience needed. Light lunch served 1pm-2pm before each session. Please book with Jess.

Wed 18 July 10.30am-12.30pm, Patterns in Poetry Workshop

The Living Centre, 2 Ossulston Street, NW1 1DF

Poet Aoife Mannix, artist Tom Cross and scientists from the Crick will be coming to run a special poetry workshop to explore the amazing mix of patterns studied at the Crick.

Wed 25 July 11.30am-2pm, We Are Ageing Better & Hopscotch Secret Picnic

Meet at 11.30am at The Living Centre, 2 Ossulston Street, NW1 1DF

Come along for a picnic in a hidden gem within Regents Park. Please bring some food to share. There will be a chance to show off your sporting skills too!

Friday 27 July 3pm onwards, The Big Lunch at the Skip Garden

Skip Garden, 1 Tapper Walk, N1C 4AQ

Join us for delicious food and good company. Meet at The Living Centre at 2.30pm to walk together.


Tuesday 31 July 2pm –4pm, James Cook, The Voyages exhibition at The British Library

Meet at 1.50pm at The British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB

Thanks to the British Library, we have 12 free tickets to this exhibition. Please book with Jess.