Free activities and events to being older people together

Volunteering Matters has an exciting new project, Getting Together Matters offering a great calendar of free activities and events that will bring older people together across our communities. Activities include online gentle exercise singing and quizzes. You can see their calendar of activities here.

Not all activities are delivered online, they  have a varied and growing list of postal and telephone activities including pen pals, creative writing and telephone pals.

Activities for older people across the UK – Getting Together Matters key facts:
• Running remotely across the UK in response to social distancing measures during COVID-19 – by zoom/ telephone and post;
• Involving people over 50 and aimed at older age groups in interactive sessions, helping combat loneliness and isolation at this time;
• Supported by volunteers, delivered by Volunteering Matters UK charity;
• Part of Volunteering Matters’ wider COVID-19 Response Programme to support local communities throughout and after the pandemic.

For further details call 080 8196 6831, E: or visit their website page here

  • Third Sector Support Wales
  • PQASSO Quality Mark
  • Welsh Government
  • Investing in Volunteers
  • Lottery Community Fund
  • Disability Confident
  • Bridgend County Borough Council