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Art and crafts group at Age UK Barnet

Meet people who share your interests and hobbies at one of these groups in the borough.

Covid update: We are unable to offer our usual range of social groups and lunch clubs at the moment but we are working hard to resume our groups and activities.

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Arts and crafts

Watercolour sessions and other art groups

Age UK Barnet, Ann Owens Centre, Oak Lane, East Finchley N2 8LT.

For more information email or cal 020 8203 5040.





Bridge groups

Bridge for experienced players

Age UK Barnet's bridge groups are currently on hold - for more information email Ray Tiano or call him on 07944 562180

Books and reading

Make friends with a book at the Age UK Barnet book group.  For more information email Howard on





Interested in history? Go along to meet like minded people at one of the history groups in the borough.

The Family History Society
Meets on the third Thursday of every month from 7.30pm - 10pm at Lyonsdown Hall, 3 Lyonsdown Road, New Barnet EN5 1JB. For more informtation contact Elizabeth on 020 8449 3235

Mill Hill Historical Society
The Mill Hill Historical Society meets monthly. Formed in 1929 Mill Hill Historical Society seeks to research Mill Hill’s past and make it’s history known. The society organises monthly lectures as well as a programme of visits to places of historical, literary and architectural interest.  For imore informationemail Jane Hartman



Knit and Natter Group - East Finchley

Bring along your own knitting or join us in making some little hats for The Big Knit. This group meets online or at The Ann Owens Centre, Oak Lane N2 8LT on Fridays 10.30am to 12 noon. Please email




Opening Doors London hosts a variety of social groups and meetings for older lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people in London. Regular social activities include film nights, speakers events, walking groups, coffee evenings, lunch clubs, theatre and cinema trips, museum and day trips, and good old-fashioned nights out in the pub. Most activities are provided free to ODL members.

To find out more email Opening Doors London or call them on 020 7239 0400.

Music and singing

Singalong with choirmaster Jenny La Touche

Weekly singalong online or in person. Contact for more information.

Musical Afternoon, East Finchley
This group meets once a month from 1.30pm to 3.30pm at the Ann Owens Centre, Oak Lane, East Finchley N2 8LT. For full details email Age UK Barnet or call us on 020 8432 1415



Hendon and District Townswomen's Guild (Colindale Branch)
This group meets at St Matthias Church Hall, Rushgrove Avenue, Colindale NW9 6QW. To find out more about the group call Pam on 020 8205 1758.The Hendon and District Townswomen's Guild (Colindale Branch) is for women to meet and exchange views and ideas, make new friends and support each other.

The group hosts interesting and informative talks and organises occasional outings. They also raise funds for charity, for example they hold a Macmillan coffee morning every September.



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