UK Older Peoples’ Day 2017 Monday 2 October 10am – 3pm

Monday 2 October 10am – 3pm

Oxford Town Hall – in the Main Hall and the Assembly Room

Meet friends and family for an interesting and fun day out

Do you want to find a new interest or learn a new skill or be a volunteer?

Help is available if you need advice or information

Bring your own device to the Internet Cafe or learn on the laptops provided

Play badminton, boccia or challenge Percy the Ping! bot at table tennis

 Join the Oxford Playhouse drama workshop in the Assembly Room

Find out about Dementia Friendly Cities at the lunchtime talk

 In the Main Hall join one of the singing groups

Have your fitness tested 

Find out more about the many groups, organisations and activities just for you.

 Refreshments will be available for you to purchase throughout the day

Assisted transport can be booked if required –  please phone 01865 767618 and leave a contact number




10.45 am

BADMINTON – Instructor Julia Burson – General Manager, Fusion Lifestyle –

BOCCIA – lead by Leys CDI

PERCY the PING! bot – Margaret Stevens Sport & Physical Activity Team – Challenge the Robot

Badminton rackets and shuttlecocks will be provided. Suggested footwear – trainers, flat shoes-


Table tennis bats and balls will be available

11 am


12 noon

DRAMA WORKSHOP with Mezze Eade Oxford Playhouse – gentle introduction to movement and drama techniques for anyone who is curious about or has lost access to the theatre.
12.30 pm


1.30 pm

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY CITIES & TOWNS – with Claire Renshaw, Information Manager Guideposts Bring your lunch to this interesting talk
2pm to 3pm BADMINTON- BOCIA – PERCY the PING! bot Another chance at these activities



INTERNET CAFÉ bring your own device or use laptops which will be available – helpful advice and problem solving
10.30 am


2.30 pm

COMMUNITY SINGING – Whether you think you can sing, or not, join in with the groups run by Sound Resource