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Leisure, activities and interests

What's on in Barnet

Whether you are looking for an exercise class, lunch groups and coffee mornings, or opportunities to make new friends, there’s something happening close to you.

Age UK Barnet's neighbourhood services works with 12 other voluntary organisations to provide a broad range of activities and services for older people.

What's on and social activities (Age UK website)

Silver Week 1 - 7 October 2017

We are delighted to announce Barnet will again be hosting Silver Week 1-7 October 2017. Barnet Silver Week will give us the opportunity to celebrate the value and knowledge older people contribute to our communities.

Silver Sunday celebrations: find out more

Community Focus

Community Focus is an inclusive multi-arts centre based in Friary Park, Friern Barnet, N12.

All ages, backgrounds and abilities to participate in the arts, to gain confidence and to challenge barriers through integration and innovation.

Community Focus: find out about art courses (external link)

Leisure centres, specialist fitness and over 50's exercise

If exercise were a pill, it would be one of the most cost-effective drugs ever invented, according to NHS Choices.

There's plenty of interesting fitness choices in Barnet

Libraries

Libraries are not just about books. Many libraries across Barnet have thriving community groups, events and activities.  

Find out more about Barnet libraries

Barnet Community Directory

The most up-to-date list of the voluntary and community groups active in Barnet. There's 200 + organisations to choose from.

Barnet Community Directory (external website)

Films, movies and cinema

Cinema CEA card

The Card enables a disabled cinema guest to receive a complimentary ticket for someone to go with them when they visit a participating cinema.

Find out more on how to apply for a CEA Card.

Silver Screen

Everyman Cinemas - Silver Screen

Silver Screen is a weekly matinee screening of a current release for our film fans ages 55 and over. Ticket prices include a free hot drink and a slice of cake. 

Dementia friendly

Cinememories at Phoenix Cinema, East Finchley

Dementia friendly screenings are free for anyone over 60 and two guests of any age, such as friends, family or carers. The screenings will be shown with brighter lighting, quieter sound and an interval in the middle of the film for a sing-a-long and comfort break.

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