York Older People's Assembly

working for the 50+ in York


The York Older People's Assembly
has created a
n important annual event for the City of York - for a summary of what has been achieved over the first 10 years, 2005 - 2014
click here

YORK 50+ FESTIVAL 2016

Saturday 24 September - Sunday 2 October

FESTIVAL OVERVIEW
(all events listed by theme)

This is our 12th annual 50+ Festival and and last one to be coordinated by Sue Lister.
Your skills are needed in the creation of a new 50+ Festival Team:-

- programme editor
- publicity and displays
- website and social media
- programme distribution
- taking photos of events for the website

Contact Sue asap through the YOPA office at yorkassembly@btconnect.com


YORK 50+ FESTIVAL 2015
Saturday 26 September - Sunday 4 October

For an OVERVIEW click here The FULL PROGRAMME is here

With a wonderful variety of over 150 events!!!

PHOTO GALLERY by Sue Lister

Thursday 10 Sept: 50+ Information Fair
Saturday & Sunday 26 & 27 Sept: Camera Power; Zentist; Greenways Cycling
Monday 28 Sept: Walking Football; Kyra Women's Project; Cloud Storage; Monday Club; Cleverest Thief; Scottish Country Dancing
Tuesday 29 Sept: Social Networking; Circle Dancing; Croquet; Kickboxing;
Rock Choir

Wednesday 30 Sept: Free to be Me
Thursday 1 Oct: T'ai Chi; Sitting T'ai Chi; Wandesford House;
Patchwork & Quilting; Health & Wellbeing Event

Friday 2 Oct: Glass Fusing; Ageing without Children; Ancestry; Tilling
Saturday 3 Oct: Curiosities of York; Islam in York; Grandfather in Tibet 1905; Djembebash Drum
Sunday 4 Oct: Green Bites

SPORT & LEISURE PHOTOS by John Saunders

Monday 28 Sept: Climbing Wall
Wednesday 30 Sept: Gliding
Friday 2 Oct: Fencing

PHOTO CONTRIBUTIONS

Don Walls Poetry Evening; Mrs Tobit Tells All; Scottish Country Dancing;
Carers Centre Drop In; Marzipan Icing


ARCHIVE

York 50+ Festival 2014

This year we had an amazing diversity of over 130 events for our 10th Anniversary
with over 5,000 people of all ages participating !

Sport & Active Leisure (thanks to CYC Sport & Active Leisure and clubs around the city) 49 events
Health & Wellbeing 24 events
Workshops 19 events
Socials 11 events
Displays and Open Days 11 events
Shows/Films 9 events
Talks 9 events

For an OVERVIEW click here

The FULL PROGRAMME is here

Festival Coordinator, Sue Lister: 01904 488870

PHOTO GALLERY by Sue

Wednesday 10 Sept: 50+ Information Fair
(Guildhall, Spurriergate Centre, All Saints Pavement, St Sampson's Centre)
Monday 22 Sept: 50+ Festival Show at the Theatre Royal Studio
Saturday 27 Sept: Food & Cooking; Cruise on the Ouse; Book Sale & Clothes Swap; Funeral Planning; Advance Decisions;
Boogie Your Belly

Sunday 28 Sept: Dementia & Me
Monday 29 Sept: Haxby E-Readers; Musical Entertainment;
Pamper Session

Tuesday 30 Sept: Dunnington Walk; New Earswick Explore iPads; Connecting Carers; Welcome to your New Home? Sea Fever
Wednesday 1 Oct: 50+ Circuits; Christmas Fair Trade; Food, Fun & Good Company; Dementia Awareness Workshop
Thursday 2 Oct: Live Well Chiropractic; Nova Art; Knit & Natter;
Peace Talk; Tramways Dance

Friday 3 Oct: Singing Extravaganza; Fires & Fire Brigades;
Let Go & Laugh

Saturday 4 Oct: Qi Gong; Rowntree Park Explore; Rag Rugging
Sunday 5 Oct: Wings; Read My Book Not My Cover

SPORT & LEISURE PHOTOS by John

Saturday 27 Sept: Heworth Tennis
Sunday 28 Sept: Indoor Bowls
Monday 29 Sept: Multi-Activity Session
Wednesday 1 Oct: Boccia & New Age Kurling

PHOTO CONTRIBUTIONS

Saturday 27 Sept: Food & Cooking


A R C H I V E

York 50+ Festival 2013

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME
&
PHOTO GALLERY

Thursday 12 Sept: 50+ Information Fair (Guildhall & Spurriergate)
Sunday 22 Sept: Model Boat Regatta (Laytham)

Thursday 26 Sept: You Must Remember This (St Sampson's)
Saturday 28 Sept: York Bake Off; Family Fun Day; Open Day - Ouse & Foss;
Kiwis in Concert
Sunday 29 Sept: York Sailing Club; Heworth Tennis Club; Bellringers in Action
Monday 30 Sept: Vanished Chapels of York; Threats to the NHS; Tibet-Ancient Culture/Modern World; Modern Sequence Dancing

Tuesday 1 Oct: Dunnington Health Walk; Over the Rainbow...but Not Over the Hill; Move On Move Up; Threats to Peace Today
Wednesday 2 Oct: Volunteering is Good for Your Health; The Secrets of Coffee Making; French Choir

Thursday 3 Oct: Table Tennis; York Postal Veterans; Pleasure in Poetry; Greenspeak Cafe; Bellydancing
Friday 4 Oct: International Development Volunteering; York 50+ Festival Show; Times that Remain
Saturday 5 Oct: Poppleton Railway Nursery; St Leonard's Hospice Open Day; Europe-A Chocolate Soldier?
Sunday 6 Oct: Hidden Stories of York

Final press release on the success of the 9th annual 50+ Festival here


York 50+ Festival 2012

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME
&
PHOTO GALLERY

Thursday 13 Sept: 50+ Information Fair
Friday 14 Sept: 50+ Festival Show
Saturday 22 Sept: Dragon Boat Challenge
Sunday 23 Sept: Alzheimers Memory Walk
Sunday 23 Sept: Model Boat Regatta
Saturday 29 Sept: Castle Mills Lock; Let Your Hair Down & Sing; Children of the Holy Land; Music & Muffins; A Life in Music
Sunday 30 Sept: Classical Music with Christian Forshaw
Monday 1 Oct: Historical Walk; Harrowells; Crombie & Wilkinson
Tuesday 2 Oct: Country Music; Health Walk; EFT Tapping; Iran - Problems & Possibilities
Wednesday 3 Oct: Carers' Coffee Morning; Minster Show & Tell; Crystal Workshop
Thursday 4 Oct: Herbal Medicine; Wisdom from Tibet; City of Sanctuary + Real People Theatre
Friday 5 Oct: YKSoul Event
Saturday 6 Oct: Rags to Riches; Tui Na; Rediscovering Bedern's Boys; Madhyamaka Buddhist Centre
Sunday 7 Oct: Effective Yoga; ENG-age 50+ Games; Look at Me!

Final press release on the success of the 8th annual 50+ Festival here


York 50+ Festival 2011

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME
&
PHOTO GALLERY

Thursday 8 Sept: 50+ Information Fair
Wednesday 14 Sept:
Hospital Open Event
Friday 16 Sept: 50+ Festival Show
Thursday 22 Sept: Auction of Promises; Steve Kershaw photos
Friday 23 Sept: Castle Howard Away Day Walk
Sunday 25 Sept: Indoor Bowls, Alzheimers Memory Walk, MORmusic Guitar Class; Model Boat Regatta
Monday 26 Sept: Tai Chi, Tap, Adult Ballet
Tuesday 27 Sept: Cycle Rides, Sequence Dancing
Wednesday 28 Sept: Nordic Walking, Line Dancing, Variety Show
Thursday 29 Sept: Zumba Gold, Tai Chi, Piano Concert; Songs from the 50s & 60s
Friday 30 Sept: Recorder Group visits Abbeyfield House;
Bedern Hall; Fair Trade Christmas Preview, Omelette Cooking Demonstration

Saturday 1 Oct: Alexander Technique for Gardeners
Sunday 2 Oct: York's Famous Fabulous Over 50s

Final press release on the success of the 7th annual 50+ Festival here


BRIDGING THE GAP
Income & Inclusion at the Friends Meeting House
Saturday 25 Sept 2010
11 am - 4 pm

Schedule of Events
Bridging the Gap photos