The Talbot Trusts are funding this project which is designed to encourage people over 50 to socialise and to build relationships in the local and wider community.

We wanted to make the events special enough to encourage regular engagement and for the project to be a talking point in the over 50 community. Visitors to the tea parties will be waited on by a team of our volunteers and will enjoy refreshments as they should be served, in the best vintage china - no plastic cups or crockery for us!

The events will be themed and where possible, we will provide activities and entertainment to stimulate discussion and participation, encouraging people to reminisce and share their own experiences in relation to the activities on offer.

Staff and volunteers will be on hand to support and encourage attendees and to help build confidence and resilience. We hope that the positive experience they have at the events will encourage social interaction and make popping out for a cuppa a more attractive proposition and the impetus for further community engagement.

You can find out when the events are taking place and how you can get along by clicking here