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We work to reduce the isolation that is experienced by older people in our community by providing a range of activities throughout the County that are designed to make older life a happier and healthier experience. 

Our social activities programme enables older people to take part in events that promote mental and physical wellbeing. 

You might like to

  • take part in our exercise classes
  • learn a new craft
  • improve your IT skills
  • volunteer to help run our activities
  • enjoy good company 

For more information contact us

t 0191 374 6568


Furniture upcycling, making wooden planters, bird feeders and benches.

We're open on the following days: 

Thursday, 10.00am - 12.00noon for Woodcraft 

Friday, 10.00am - 1.00pm for Upcycling

The Yard, Age UK County Durham Superstore, Calder House

Mandale Business Park, Durham DH1 1TH

 All materials and refreshments are provided

To book your place contact us

t 0191 374 6568