News and Media / April 2013

Gardening at SHC

Now that Spring is finally here, our practical gardening is getting under way! Every Tuesday 10.30-12.30 – come along and help our garden bloom!  

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Sculpture Lecture!

On Tuesday 4th June, 2.30-4pm, Lloyd de Beer (Project Curator of Late Medieval Europe at The British Museum’s Department of Prehistory and Europe) will be giving a talk on Sculpture in the Middle Ages. Places are filling up fast so make sure you book your spot with Jenny at Reception. This is not to be […]

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Medieval History Trip to the V & A!

On Tuesday 7th May, there will be a visit to the V & A ,with curators, as part of Dr Kevin Childs’ Medieval History class. Book your spot with Jenny at Reception.   Come and discover the world of medieval visual culture with Dr Kevin Childs and experts from the Victoria and Albert Museum and […]

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NEW Bone Density Workout Class

Come along to our NEW Bone Density Workout Class with Nick Garner, from Ten Pilates. Nick’s expertise lies in joint and bone strengthening and increased mobility among our ageing population. The class is about spinal mobility, where we concentrate on strengthening joints, especially hip stabilizers, and mobilizing and stretching the spinal joints and surrounding muscles. This is […]

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Lunch, Laugh & Linger

This week we held the first Lunch Club of the Summer Term. Lunch, Laugh & Linger meets every 3rd Thursday and is open to all members. For just £3, it includes a delicious meal, wine (or soft drink) and the best company in town! 12.30pm on 16th May, 20th June, and 18th July. Come along!

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April 26th: Sainsbury’s SHC Awareness Day

On Friday 26th April, Sainsbury’s has asked The Second Half Centre to be their charity to raise awareness for what we do here. We would really love our valued Second Half Centre members to volunteer to team up with Sainsbury’s and work together to reach out to the local community. Please tell Jenny if you […]

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Estonian Cooking at SHC!

This week, our SHC member Serge Belov taught us the art of Estonian Cooking in our International Cooking Class. We made Fried Red Bream in Tomato Sauce with a Ginger and Lemon drink. Come along to our International Cooking Class every Tuesday at 12.30 to indulge in these global culinary delights!

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Lunch Club!

Our lunch club is returning next term! Lunch, Laugh & Linger meets every 3rd Thursday and is open to all members. For just £3, it includes a delicious meal, wine (or soft drink) and the best company in town! 12.30pm on 25th April, 16th May, 20th June, and 18th July. Come along!

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Article in The Mirror about SHC!

Miriam Stoppard on: Why there’s no reason why the second half of our lives can’t be the best half http://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/health/miriam-stoppard-second-half-life-1789221

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