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Get Together Calendar & Special Events

Find a social group or develop a new interest, with Age UK Islington’s regular in-person Get Togethers taking place across the borough. There are also special one-off events every month and online Get Togethers for those people who prefer to join from home and Support Groups. See below. Contact our helpline if you need support to find the best activity for you or to work out how to get there.

Face-to-face Get Togethers

  • Better Sports Get Together

    Tuesdays & Thursdays (Sobell) 10.30am-1pm, Wednesdays (Finsbury) 10am - 12pm, adults 50 yrs+

    Sobell & Finsbury Better Leisure Centres

    Run by GLL (£2.15), a relaxed social with the opportunity to play sports e.g. bowls, zumba and have a cuppa! 

  • Park Cuppa Get Together

    Wednesdays 11am - 12 noon 

    Cally Clock Tower Centre, N7

    Have a chat and share memories at our weekly social Park Cuppa sessions. There'll be a different topic to inspire discussion, every week. 

  • LEGO Get Together

    Thursdays 1.30 - 3.30pm (Aug 4.30pm)

    The Toy Project, Archway, N7

    Join us for a weekly Lego social. It's relaxed, friendly and creative, for adults 50yrs+. Enjoy a chat while you build.

  • Theatre & Social Get Together

    First Thursday of the month, 2pm

    Park Theatre, N4

    Park Theatre shows are back by popular demand! Matinee 'pay-what-you-can' performance with the option of meeting for a tea or coffee beforehand.  

  • Breakfast Club Get Together

    Last Tuesday of the month, 2 - 4pm

    The Breakfast Club, N1

    One of our most missed get togethers is back on a monthly basis. Book for a chat and a cuppa. There are a limited number of places, so book early!

Online Get Togethers Using Zoom

  • Yoga & Meditation Get Together

    Every Friday 11am - 12noon

    Help reduce stress, anxiety and maintain flexibility! Join us for a special weekly online yoga & meditation session from your chair, or a mat.

  • Photography Get Together

    Every Wednesday 10.30am

    Find out how to capture great images and try out different techniques in this FREE online group for photographers of all abilties.

  • Music Appreciation

    Every Friday 2 - 3pm

    Age UK Islington has teamed up with Healthy Generations to bring you a new Music Appreciation series. Take a musical journey through time with talented musician Mary Tyler. 

  • Art Journaling Get Together

    Every Monday 11am - 12noon

    Join us for a FREE fun, creative, weekly session making your own "Art Journal".  Use all sorts of materials and colour to create your own unique art book.

  • Painting Appreciation

    Every Tuesday 11am - 12noon

    FREE!! Join us weekly to learn more about paintings from different eras and of different styles, led by our knowledgeable hosts. Share your ideas too, if you'd like!

Online Support Groups using Zoom

  • Events for Carers

    If you are caring for a family member, friend or neighbour on a regular basis, there's support available from Islington Carers Hub.  Get tips & guidance from local organisations and other Islington Carers!

  • Digital Volunteer Support

    Want support so you can get the most from your smartphone or digital device?  Friendly, knowledgeable volunteers can help with your questions!  Find out how to shop online, get email & lots more!

  • Let's Talk Peer Event

    Every third Wednesday of the month, 10.30am - 12.30pm 

    Come together with others to share what you know & find local solutions! It's a friendly, relaxed session, with guest speakers and plenty of opportunity for discussion.