Brummies with a focus on the over 50s make people “feel alive” with ballet, tap dancing, jazz and fusion.

​Weekly dance classes help older Brummies find their feet, socialise and make friends. In October last year, the dance group was successful in applying to the Ageing Better Fund, part of the Ageing Better in Birmingham programme, which focuses on reducing isolation for people over 50.  Patrick ...
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Community with a knack for beating the January blues

The most important aspect of Ageing Together Week was to highlight activities organised by local people across the city, with the aim of reducing isolation for people over 50, and help them realise they don't have to be lonely or isolated as there are activities they can join. 1 Ageing Together Week...
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International Women's Day 2019

Nina and Heather, two awesome women from Tyburn, north of Birmingham city centre, got involved with International Women's Day on 8 March 2019.  Both were excited to take an active role in campaigning for women's rights and gender equality - this year's campaign focused on gender balance. Nina, ...
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Tyburn residents rewarded for tackling isolation in the over 50s

"These guys are doing all of this for free, and it is so important to us that we show every single one of them just how much we appreciate their efforts and hard work." - Sarah Powers, Compass Support Citizens from Tyburn, north-east of Birmingham city centre, have been rewarded for the work they ar...
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Celebrating over 50s in Birmingham

A fantastic FREE event celebrating Birmingham's over 50s taking place on 29 March at Austin Court in Birmingham. Bollywood dancing, art, food and more!    Our annual "Spring Forward" event for people over 50 in Birmingham is this year focussing on making connections and staying positive in...
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