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Age UK Sunderland has a wealth of ActivAge activities and classes, for the 50+ population of our City.

The activities take place on a daily basis at the Bradbury Centre and at various outreach venues around the city.

Places on any of our courses can be pre-booked in advance by calling 0191 514 8334 but attendance at an enrolment session and payment of course fees is essential to secure your place.

Courses and activities

These include: German, Seated Exercise, Watercolours , Line Dancing, Pilates classes, Yoga, Tai Chi, Ukulele, Digital Photo Restoration, Spanish, French, I-Pad and Android tablet courses, Computers Beginners and Improvers classes, Family Tree Online, Computer Drop-in sessions.

Director of Age UK Sunderland, Tracy Buck commented, “We have so much of interest on offer this year for older people in Sunderland and would be delighted to see many new participants taking advantage of our programme of activities.”

Come and visit the Bradbury Centre or for more information telephone Age UK Sunderland on 0191 5148334, or download the leaflet below. 

Click here to view the ActivAge Programme of Activites Summer 2018


Our ActivAge fitness courses aim to provide a variety of health and fitness activities to encourage over 50s to improve and maintain their general wellbeing enabling them to cope better with everyday life. Activities include:

  • Keep Fit
  • Yoga
  • Tai Chi
  • Line dancing
  • Dance Fit
  • Pilates
  • Seated Exercise

The Bradbury Centre Stockton Road Sunderland Tyne and Wear SR2 7AQ

Phone: 0191 514 8334 Email:

Ideas for future courses

We always welcome ideas for new courses and activities. If you have any suggestions for new activities you'd like us to introduce, please speak to the ActivAge staff.

Our courses and activities are supported by: Sunderland City Council Family Adult and Community Learning

European Social Fund

Skills Funding Agency

UK Online Sunderland City Libraries

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