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

The Wanstead Activity Centre will be closed from Monday 20th December 2021 until Tuesday 4th January 2022

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.

    During Corona Virus, the centre has been closed. The centre is now again open and we look forward to welcoming people back.The centre is a Covid safe centre and all necessary steps have been taken to ensure everyone remains safe whilst enjoying their lunch.

    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.

    We hope to be resuming our classes in our Ilford office in Spring 2022.

  • Exercise classes

    Many of our exercise classes  ceased during the pandemic, but we were able to deliver some classes on line using Zoom. These will continue for those who prefer on line classes but our face to face classses are resuming slowly once more. There are a number of classes at Wanstead and also Ilford. 

    We have been able to offer classes in some venues in Havering. See the exercise classes link above



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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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    Di's Diamonds & Diamond Geezers

    Find out about the many activities this service has to offer across Redbridge, Havering and Barking & Dagenham