A week of events and celebration 1-7 October 2016
Age Friendly Island is delighted to coordinate the Celebrating Age Festival with numerous generous partners committed to celebrating older island residents and bringing our communities together.
There will be a number of events taking place across the Island at the beginning of October.
Event: Coffee Morning
Venue: OddFellows – Unity Hall, 20 St Thomas Square, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1SG
Time: 10.00 – 13.00
Description: OddFellows Coffee Morning
Event: Family History drop in
Venue: Sandown Library
Time: 11:00 – 12:00
Description: Family History drop in
Event: Creative Learning Taster Sessions
Venue: Community Learning Centre, Westridge, PO33 1QS
Time: 10:00 for 10:30 start- 12:30
Cost: Free book through Adult community Learning: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01983 817280
Description:Encaustic Art with Debbie LaneMelt fantastic wax colours on a low heat iron and enter a world of wonder and creativity. Learn how to create scenes and pictures to make your own unique cards for friends and family.Mosaic Coaster with Juliet SargentFun workshop for people wanting to try the craft of making a mosaic. Learn how to cut glass tiles and use different tools to design and develop a colourful coaster.Watercolour Landscapes with Lee PapworthLearn the basics of watercolour painting: how to use tube paints, how to colour mix, about colour theory and using various mediums.Decoupage a Decorative Fan with Jane PearceDecorate a fan in a fun and easy way, using a variety of different papers and embellishments.
Event: Wild about East Wight
Venue: Quarr Abbey
Time: 9.00 – 16.00
Description: Wild About East Wight…Exploring Quarr Abbey Join Vectis Housing’s Wild About Wight project on a trip to explore the built and natural heritage of Quarr Abbey and it’s stunning grounds. A wonderful opportunity to learn more about the life of the monastery, tour the Abbey, heritage centre and grounds and still have time for tea! Part of the Down to the Coast programme Transport will be provided but spaces are limited. To find out more and book your spot, please call Claire Hector on 07399 562926 or email email@example.com
Event: Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover
Venue: Ventnor Library
Time: Opening hours
Description: Exhibition – “Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover”