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Find out here about activities and events taking place at Age UK Redbridge, Barking & Havering

Regular activities at our Wanstead Activity Centre

  • Meals and Refreshments

    Our Activity centre is based at the Allan Burgess Centre, 2 Grove Park,Wanstead, E11 2DL.

    There are a range of activities every day ranging from art and craft classes to chair based exercise.

    You can get a freshly cooked 2 course meal Monday-Friday. 

  • Computer classes

    Want to learn how to log on, send an email, and search the internet? Join our computer classes!

    You can learn on a one to one basis at your own pace at our Wanstead Activity Centre.

    We also have a specialist class for learning to use tablets and smart phones.

    Our recently started Tuesday IT support drop in between 10am and 12pm is proving very popular, if you just need a quick answer to a problem with your smart phone or tablet device, just pop in, no booking required.

  • Exercise classes

    We have an excercise class for everyone!

    Our chair-based classes are fun - engaging, getting you involved, and with good tunes to sing along to, while gently working out!

    Our Zumba classes, at the nearby Cherry Tree are more energetic, and a great way of keeping fit, while meeting other people.

    We have now started a chair Zumba class, Wednesdays 2pm, at the Wanstaead Activity Centre.



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    The Redbridge Rhymesters is a poetry group led by local poet Alexandra Wilde. Alexandra holds regular sessions at the Wanstead Activity centre where they share poetry with children from Snaresbrook Primary School

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    New Tai Chi Class starting soon

    Want to try something new?

    We are currently able to offer on line Tai Chi classes in addition to a face to face class at our Ilford offices.


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