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Win a weekend stay in a Brecon Cottage

Make OurPlace, Your Place

Ageing is something each and every one of us...

Top Five Apps for Over 65s

There's more to apps than Angry Birds and...

Over 50s Hobbies: Running with Your Dog

Is your dog getting obese?

A Dog's Tale

by Hazel Dinnen

FREE book download for all readers!

The Cuckoos of Batch Magna by Peter Maughan

Meet Me at the Albany

An innovative day club for over 60s in SE...

So you want to write?

... and get paid

Over 50s Hobbies: Beekeeping

Help sustain our honeybee population & reap...

Three essentials for a winter's day out

Enjoy this season to get out and about

Create an Instagram legacy

85-yr-old 'Instagram-Pa' launches campaign

Inspiration for Christmas Stocking Fillers

Top gift ideas under £25

The Big Lunch 2014

The annual event for neighbours returns 1...

Take part in an exciting new TV series!

Over 65? Retired? Have skills and passions to...

Spring into London Theatre

by Simon Harding

The Olympics Inspired the 'OVER 50' Generation

You can enjoy some of that activity too

A day in the life: National Trust volunteering

Our writer Nicola gets her hands dirty to try...

Keeping out the Winter Cold

Whether walking in the mountains or hurrying...

Put a 'Spring' in your step on the Great South West Walk

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of this...

Try Something New...'Go Do' 2013

Want to find a new hobby? Make 2013 the year!

Get what you really want this Christmas...

...with your personal Indulge Me gift-list

Have You Ever Wanted to Write a Book?

Many over 50s do, but don't know how to go...

Hints and Tips for Taking up Art as a Hobby

Do you fancy a go at painting?

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Australian yachtsman encourages others to...

Why Not Join the Amazings?

Over 50, bored with nothing to do?

Adventure caving for the over 50s

by Jamie Gibbs - resident blogger for...

Why Not Learn Italian this Year?

Six Good Reasons to Learn One of the World's...

Senior travellers hit Europe’s clubbing hotspots

More over 55s are heading for Europes...

Pioneering Puzzling

More and more over 50s enjoy puzzles and...

Bob Hope: A World of Laughter Exhibition

July 13 – October 28, 2012

Tune in to the Sounds of The Wireless

Brought to you by Age UK

Launch of the Generations@School Project

Getting the Older Generation Involved.

Royal Connections

The Royal School of Needlework Tours

Brusselicious 2012

A year celebrating gastronomy

Play with Pride

The Royal British Legion Quiz

Peter Cook: Genius at Work

At BFI Southbank in March 2012

The Year to Get Walking

Join the Ramblers

Angels Dresses for the Oscars

Tour their North London warehouse and...

Mum's the Word When it Comes to Fashion

Lynda Bellingham advertises clothes from ...

History for girls

Your female line could lead you to unexpected...

Why trace your family tree?

By Jen Newby, editor of Family History...

Christmas with The Rat Pack

Coolest Xmas party in town!

A Secret Reading Passion

Help the drive to increase the number of...

Visit to Slimbridge in Gloucestershire

Migration: a spectacle that never fades

A Bit of What You Fancy Does You Good.

What’s the first sweet you ever tasted?

Vive Les Boules!

by Jenny Jewiss

The Oldest Skier in Town

You are never too old to take up a sport

Got the Vibe?

Improve your golf immediately!

The Spirit of Christmas Fair

in association with House & Garden

Discover your Roots

By Alexander Poole

Private Eye: the first 50 years

At the V & A - 18 October 2011 – 8 January...

Create Lovely Things

By Sarah Warden-Smith at Bezeal (Cardiff)

This Season's Top Five Must-Do Coastal Walks

Recommended by the National Trust and Hi-Tec...

Give power to your pedal

Have you considered electrically assisted...

Front Garden Faux Pas

Transforming an Outdoor Space

Garden Design Dilemmas

Questions you will wish you asked!

Photography Courses in London

Photo opportunity with photographer Chris...

Make your own Jewellery

Creative encouragement from designer Samantha...

Learn, practice and improve your Bridge in London

Bridge courses at the Andrew Robson Bridge...

Tennis for the over 50s

Electronic coaching course from Rusty Rackets

Learn how to Draw Eyes

A simple step by step guide

Take Up Thy Brush and Paint

You are never too old to learn

Nordic Walking at Haldon Forest Park

Get fit, enjoy the great outdoors and meet...

BluesFest London 2011

An international all-star blues, soul & jazz...

Busy Bees

Learn to Keep Bees in One Weekend

What's on in London?

Great Deals to be had for January/February

Hobbies for Men Over 50 and Over 60

From Wine Tasting to Helping Honey Bees

Have your Antiques Valued

By Eric Knowles or Henry Sandon

Hobbies for Women over 50 and over 60

From Hand Embroidery to Hatha Yoga

See the spectacular Snowdrops at Welford Park

Indulge yourself in a trip this February

Ten Ways to Help Honey Bees

How to Bee-friendly

Enamels and Enamelling in the Modern Era

By Erika Speel - The Guild of Enamellers

Re-discover the Art of Hand Embroidery

at the Royal School of Needlework

Knitter Knatter

Be part of the comeback...

Wine Society Tastings and Events

At The Wine Society

Play your cards right

At the Marie Curie Cancer Care Bridge...

Lace Making

Hundreds of years of beautiful craftwork

Pigeon Racing - Fancy that!

By Peter Bryant of the Royal Pigeon Racing...

The Gift which opened up my Life

A Joe Daisy Studio Painting Course

Sunday Lunch at Ronnie Scott's


Does your book club need a break?

Why Not Organise it with English Book Club...


Crinolines, Curates and Cucumber...

Bridge - A Beautiful Game

By Matt Betts, English Bridge Union

Oriental Lilies - the Show Girls of the Garden

By Col Iain A Ferguson LVO, OBE

Larkin's Jazz

Check this out...

Fly Fishing

Why would you want to go fly fishing?

From Whence the Lily

By Col Iain A Ferguson LVO, OBE