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Activities for seniors @ ACW

Bingo

Mondays 1pm - 3pm

£2.75 for 3 books


Sequence and Ballroom Dancing

Learn Waltzes, Quicksteps, Foxtrots and Tangos

Tuesdays afternoons

from 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Admission £2.20 includes refreshments.
 

Tea Dance

Thursdays 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Admission £2.20 includes refreshments.

 

The “Nifties”

Talks, films and demonstrations

Every other Wednesday 1.30pm - 3pm

Admission £2.80 includes refreshments.

 

Creative Age

Join us in exploring your creativity through a range of different art forms in a supportive group.  Our Creative Age sessions are designed for people living with the early stages of dementia, long term health conditions or social isolation.
Thursdays 1.30 - 3.30pm

Fridays 1.30 - 3.30pm, £2 (includes refreshments) and carers go free.
New members always welcome.
To find our more contact acw@sunderland.gov.uk  / 0191 561 3456

What's On:

Talks, Demonstrations and Workshops: The Nifties present...

Gansey Project with Sue McBride

01 August 2018

Patterns for woollen fishing ganseys have been passed down for generations and are specific to indicidual ports and knitters. Leader of the Materialistics group, local gansey knitter Sue McBride, will be telling you about the history and heritage of these handmade jumpers. No need to book in advance, just pay on the door. Running time 1h 30mins.

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Talks, Demonstrations and Workshops: The Nifties present...

The Call of The Sea with Naomi Austin

29 August 2018

Naomi's illustrations celebrate the visit of the Tall Ships Race to Sunderland for the first time. She has sailed on Tall Ships herself, and her illustrations document her experiences. To coincide with her exhibition here at the Arts Centre, Naomi will be revealing insights into her work and processes. Running time 1h 30mins.

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Portraits with Charlie Parker

24 October 2018

To coincide with his exhibition here at the Arts Centre, Charlie Parker will lead a life drawing session, introducing you to the techniques he employs when making his own portraits. 

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