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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) 10.30am - 12.30pm, adults 50 yrs+

    Sobell & Finsbury Better Leisure Centres

    Run by GLL (£2.60), 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

    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.

  • Dance Fitness Get Together

    Tuesdays 3 - 4pm

    Jean Stokes Community Hall, N1

    Try our Dance Fitness class with a mix of latin, disco and pop music. It will include strength, balance and functional exercises. Take part seated or standing.

  • Park Cuppa Get Together

    Third Tuesday of the month, 10.30am

    Islington Ecology Centre, Gillespie Park Nature Reserve, N5

    Drop-in for a cup of tea and a chat with other Islington locals cosy in the
    sanctuary of the ecology centre. Dementia-friendly venue.

  • 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 for adults 50yrs+. Book for a chat and a cuppa. Limited places & priority will be given to those who have not booked before.

  • Park Theatre Get Together

    Thursday once a month, 2pm

    Park Theatre, N4

    Park Theatre 'pay-what-you-can' matinee performance with the option of meeting for a tea or coffee beforehand. Limited places & priority will be given to those who have not booked before.

Get Togethers on Zoom

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Music Appreciation

    Every Friday 5 - 6pm

    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 Gibbs. 

Other Age UK Islington Events & Support Groups

  • 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 month, 10.30am

    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.