Festive 3 Course Lunch – 12th December

Venue: Claddagh Ring, 10 Church Road, London NW4 4EA
Date: Tuesday 12th December 2017
Time: Please arrive by 12.30 for 1pm start
Title: Festive 3 Course Lunch
Cost: Approximately £22 per person. TBC

BOOKING ESSENTIAL
For more information or to book a place call Sue on 0203 778 0151 and leave a message (Sue we will call you back) or email bsabarnet@outlook.com.
Or you can reserve a place via the Contact us General Enquiry form [update: the General Enquiry form has now been removed, this post is retained for historical interest only].

Spring Assembly – 31 May 2017

Barnet Seniors Assembly Spring Assembly 2017

Free public event on the theme “Ageing well in Barnet”

  • Wednesday 31st May 2017
  • 10.30am – 2.15pm. Registration opens 10am
  • Woodhouse College, Woodhouse Road, Finchley, London, N12 9EY

Buses 134 & 221 stop right outside Woodhouse College. No 43 stops nearby in Friern Barnet. It’s a 5 minute walk from Tally Ho Corner bus station.

  • Talks
  • Movement to music
  • Stalls to browse
  • Networking opportunities
  • Complementary buffet lunch

All Senior Residents are welcome.

RSVP by Telephone: 020 3778 0151 or email: bsabarnet@outlook.com by 17th May 2017

Spring Event Report

people watching a presentationOver one hundred and fifty mainly senior residents of Barnet attended the Barnet Seniors’ Assembly Spring Event held at Woodhouse College in Finchley on the 13th April 2016. The organisers were a little apprehensive as to numbers this time given the new venue. We shouldn’t have been; people turned up soon after 10am and began chatting to friends, old and new over a cup of tea or coffee. Continue reading “Spring Event Report”

Barnet Seniors’ Assembly – 13 April 2016

Free Public Event

  • Wednesday 13th April 2016
  • 10am (Registration) – 2.30pm – Buffet Lunch provided
  • Woodhouse College, Woodhouse Road, Finchley, N12 9EY (Buses 134 & 221 stop outside or 5 minute walk from Tally Ho Corner bus station)

Speakers on :

  • Scams – For-warned is for-armed
  • Patient Matters – Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Altogether Better – Barnet Ageing Well Programme

Plus INFORMATION STALLS – ENTERTAINMENT AND ACTIVITES FOR THE MAINLY OVER 55s

Please book on Email: bsabarnet@outlook.com or phone 0203 778 0151

Summer Programme 2015 Coach Outings

Note: Pick up times may vary due to location and will be confirmed on booking. Please arrive early as coach will leave promptly. It is unlikely, but sometimes necessary to change the destination, in the event of this we will give as much notice as possible. Booking is required and payment in advance is necessary.


August — Flatford and Beth Chatto Gardens

Wednesday 12th August Day Trip

The Hay WainFlatford in Suffolk – Explore Constable Country. First we visit Flatford which lies in the heart of the beautiful Dedham Vale. This charming hamlet was the inspiration for some of John Constable’s most famous pictures, for example, the Hay Wain, you can feel as if you are actually walking through one of his paintings. The National Trust run guided tours for those that wish to take part.

Discover Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester. The coach will then take us to Beth Chatto Gardens. The Beth Chatto Gardens began in 1960. From an overgrown wasteland with poor gravel soil and boggy hollows, it has been transformed into an informal garden harmonising with the surrounding countryside. The gardens are an inspiration to anyone who visits them – the art of planting at it’s best.

Both venues have lunch and tea rooms. Cost £25.00 (coach £18.50 and entrance to Beth Chatto Gardens £6.50). For further details contact Margaret on 02089311987 or Sue 02084470379.

Pick up: 9.30am Sainsbury’s North Finchley and 9.45am Barnet Odeon.


September — St Albans

Thursday 17th September. Day Trip to St Albans, visit Cathedral, lovely shops and eateries.

On the way there visit Butterfly World Project: Visit the tropical butterfly house, learn about the life cycle of the butterfly and its importance for the environment. Learn what butterfly – attracting plants to grow. See designer gardens and wild flower meadows. Tea shop and gift shop on site.

On the return journey we will call in at Ayletts Gardening Centre/Nurseries, one of the best in Hertfordshire.

Total cost £15.00 (coach £10.00 and entrance to Butterfly World Project £5.00). Book with Sue or Margaret.

Pick up: to be confirmed.


October — Matinee Show Potters Bar

Thursday 1st October Matinee Show and Lunch.

12 O’clock lunch at The Old Manor, Potters Bar followed by 2pm matinee performance of Memories Are Made Of Hits. A breathtaking musical journey through the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Stunning costumes and brilliant choreography. Book with Sue or Margaret as soon as possible so that we can make necessary reservations.

Total cost in advance £23.00 including the show (coach £10.00 and show £13.00 ) 16 seats only on a first come first served basis. Lunch to be paid for individually on the day.

Pick up: to be confirmed.


December — Xmas Lunch

Xmas Lunch at the Claddagh Ring, Hendon. Date , menu and further details TBC nearer time.


N.B. We have ideas for the next 12 months but are always open to suggestions for places to visit and speakers to invite.

Living in an Ageing Society, Hendon Town Hall – 28 May 2015

Our first main Seniors Assembly of 2015 (we have two each year) is on the theme “Living in an ageing society”.

  • Thursday 28th May 2015
  • Registration from 9.45 am, finish at 2.30 pm
  • Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, Hendon, NW4 4AX (Nearest Underground – Hendon Central; Buses 143, 183, 326)
  • Keynote Speaker: Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE
  • Free light refreshments and light lunch will be provided
  • Information stalls to browse

Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger is a social commentator who writes and broadcasts on a variety of social and religious issues.

Come along if you would like to find out more about:

  • Changes in care
  • Keeping healthy
  • New things to do

It will be a day of information including free refreshments and a light lunch. Other speakers include:

  • Dr Andrew Howe, Director of Public Health on Keeping Healthy
  • Mathew Kendall, London Borough Barnet on new developments in caring
  • Cllr. Lisa Rutter, Barnet’s Champion for Older People
  • plus presentations on suitable social opportunities and activities available to the over fifties
  • plus information and advice stalls.

All senior residents are welcome but are asked to contact Sue on 07975606943 or email the address on the home page if wishing to attend. Entrance free.