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Our warm spaces

Published on 25 October 2022 09:45 AM

Helping you through cold winter days

With the rise in the cost of living, we know that this winter will be challenging for many of our older friends. That's why we're creating warm and welcoming spaces for older people in Barnet.


East Finchley


Monday afternoons (2-4pm) at  Ann Owens Centre in East Finchley N2 8LT.  As well as tea and coffee and a chance to chat, read or relax, there'll be Scrabble and other games. Our friendly digital inclusion volunteers will be on hand to help you get to grips with your phones and laptops. 

Finchley Central

Tuesday mornings (10.30am – 12.30pm) at St Margaret’s UR Church, Victoria Avenue, Finchley Central N3 1BD. An uplifting, warm space to play Scrabble and other games. There'll be refreshments and you can get help with technology. Free of charge. Starts 1 November. In partnership with Churches Together in Finchley.

Mill Hill 

Wednesday afternoons (1pm) at The Mount International School, Milespit Hill, Mill Hill NW7 2RX.   One to one support with technology offered by school students and delicious home cooked lunch afterwards at 1.50pm. Free of charge.  Parking on Milespit Hill and the 240 bus passes along the Ridgeway nearby


Thursday afternoons (2-3.30pm) at St Margaret’s Church, 1 Station Road, Edgware HA8 7JE.  Lively and popular social group with refreshments and some support with your phones. Costs £2 a session

Friern Barnet

Thursday afternoons - 12pm coffee, 12.30pm hot lunch, 1.30 – 3pm cake and chat. St Peter’s Church, Albion Ave, Friern Barnet N10 1AQFree of charge.  

For more info about all the warm spaces above, phone Howard on 020 8432 1415 or 07798 622832 or email him on


West Hendon

Gadsbury Close, Goldsmith Avenue, West Hendon, London, NW9 7EU on Thursdays at 11am-12.30pm. Starts 19 January 2023

Refreshments, games, talks. For more information contact Helen Nicolaou on 0738 446 6840 or email