News and Media / March 2014

Maureen Lipman entertained a sold out audience at SHC!

On Sunday 19th January at The Second Half Centre, Maureen Lipman, national treasure, comedienne, stage and screen actress, columnist and author entertained a sold out audience to her natural humour and brilliance.   

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The Mayor and Mayoress of RBKC Celebrate the New Partnership of The Second Half Foundation and Open Age

By invitation of the Mayor of RBKC, Cllr Charles Williams, staff, funders, teachers and volunteers of The Second Half Centre joined together in celebrations of our new partnership with Open Age. The Mayor offered congratulations for the amazing achievements and philanthropic work of The Second Half Foundation and to our founder, Jill Shaw Ruddock, Vice […]

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The Second Half Centre White Paper

A White Paper just released by The Second Half Foundation proves that reducing social isolation amongst older people through the creation of local hubs can produce returns of over 135% a year to the NHS and local Clinical Commissioning Groups.  Research from The Second Half Foundation demonstrates that using the Preventative Care Model works and […]

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THE SECOND HALF FOUNDATION & OPEN AGE CREATE PARTNERSHIP

  The Second Half Foundation (Reg. Charity 1141988) , founded by Jill Shaw Ruddock, is very pleased to be partnering with Open Age (Reg. Charity 1039520) who will take over the running and management of The Second Half Centre at St Charles Centre for Health and Wellbeing as of April 1st 2014. The Second Half […]

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End of Term Party

  END OF TERM PARTY!! Friday 28th March 12pm—2pm   Please join us for our end of term party. Eat, drink and be merry whilst watching some very special performances by our Drama and Buspass to Broadway Members

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Next Week at SHC

There are some very special classes and workshops next week that we would like to bring to your attention.     Monday 17th March Linda Dangoor, author of ‘Flavours of Babylon’ will be leading our International Cookery class on Monday 17th March from 12pm – 1.30pm. Linda will be introducing members to aromatic and spicy Persian cuisine, inspired by her heritage. We […]

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Last Week at SHC

Lindale Thomson got everyone dancing the Bokwa beat on Monday. Join him next Monday, 10am-11am to kick start your week in style! We were delighted to welcome back Matoula Ploumidi this week to enjoy a taste of the Medittaranen. Members enjoyed a homely Moussaka! Travel with your taste buds and sign up for International Cooking; […]

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Next Week at SHC

There are some very special classes and workshops next week that we would like to bring to your attention.   Monday 10th March   For the second time this term we are delighted to welcome Matoula Ploumidi to The Second Half Centre as part of ourInternational Cooking class on Monday from 12pm to 1.30pm. Matoula will be creating another Greek classic and […]

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Last Week at SHC

Our lively Lindale had members spicing up their workout in Bokwa on Monday. Join his lively, electrifying, adrenaline-charged and energetic workout 10am-11am, to start your Monday the Bokwa way! Rachel Teasdale was helping members increase their flexibility in Stretch and Tone on Monday. Join her next Monday 1.30pm-2.30pm to not only improve your flexibility, but […]

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