Organised nationally by Eden Project Communities, The Big Virtual Lunch is the UK’s thanksgiving weekend for neighbours and communities – a time where people come together to celebrate community connections and get to know one another a little better. Our Age Friendly Banbury partnership is leading on getting older people in North Oxfordshire online for this event.Details
Services include food parcel delivery, online exercise and arts classes, and printed flyers signposting people without internet access to the facilities available.
We were delighted to welcome HRH Duchess of Cornwall to Banbury on Wednesday, shining a light on its bid to become an age-friendly town. As part of her visit, the Duchess was presented with the newly commissioned Age Friendly Banbury badge by co-ordinator Bee Myson.
A truly inspirational event for TEDxBanbury, hosting a day of speakers and performers to bring insights and local ideas to share with Banbury town and beyond. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxBanbury is a non profit, self-organised local event that brings people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED…Details
Age Friendly Banbury is delighted to be involved in this event.
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Banbury Town Mayor, Cllr John Colegrave, accompanied by Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, Tim Stevenson and High Steward of Banbury, Sir Tony Baldry are hosting a Charity Evening. This is an opportunity to meet representatives of a good cross-section of local Banbury charities and charitable organisations, and to seek the best advice for future charity funding.…
Age Friendly Banbury has appointed a dedicated co-ordinator, Bee Myson, who will work with the local community to drive forward local priorities across a network of businesses, charities and volunteers.
Age Friendly Banbury is a partnership between local organisations with an interest in making Banbury an age-friendly town. It brings together older people; community leaders, local charities, businesses, and local councils (Banbury Town, Cherwell and South Northants Districts and Oxfordshire County).
A collaborative event with a rich programme of talks, workshops and stands. Age Friendly Banbury will be in attendance. There will be nearly 20 workshops, organised under five themes: Bringing People Together Getting Creative Including Everyone Improving Wellbeing Getting Going OCF will chair the afternoon and host a joint workshop: “Rebooting our mindsets; re-imagining our…Details
The Eden Project Communities Big Lunch came to Banbury on a very sunny Saturday in late May. Lots of smaller community and street based lunches had already been held and by joining the Big Lunch they were able to scale up, create a bigger event and bring the whole town together.