GROUPS FOR OVER 50S
Details of some local groups for the Over 50s that you might find useful. For a more detailed listing from Croydon Online that covers the whole borough click here. If you run a local group and would like to be included here, or if you know of any listed details that have since changed, please contact us.
Coulsdon & District Horticultural Association
For £3.00 per year you can join the Association, enjoy discounted gardening goods from the store shed in Waddington Avenue and participate in two annual shows.
For the history of the Horticultural Association, click here.
Tel: 020 8406 5264
Coulsdon Floral Arrangement Group
Demonstrations are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 8.00pm in Cameron Hall. Discounted flower arranging materials and plants can be bought at each meeting. Frequent coach outings to flower festivals and gardens are also arranged. You can pay an annual subscription, or you can pay a set fee per meeting you attend.
Tel: 01737 554645
Tel: 020 8656 7388
St. John's Church Hall, Marlpit Lane
Sessions are on Mondays between 8.15 pm and 9.15 pm and cost £5.00.
Improvers and beginners are welcome. Country and modern music are featured.
Tel: 01737 551797
The New Hillbillies
A group of residents who call themselves "The New Hillbillies" have joined together to help preserve and restore the area known as New Hill. It was bought by the City of London in 2001. The New Hill Billies are working with the City of London's keepers to keep the area in good condition. It's not all hard work though, and they do have an annual outing and barbecues.
Call if you would like to join them, or just want more information.
Tel: 020 8660 8533
Oasis 50+ Club
A brand new social club for the over 50s called '50+ Club' on Fridays at 6pm at Oasis Academy Coulsdon in Homefield Road, Old Coulsdon CR5 1ES. Fun, refreshments, catching up with old friends and making new ones will be at the heart of the club. There will also be activities on offer such as badminton, table-tennis, bridge, chess, arts and crafts and board games but they want to hear from you what should be happening at the club.
Tel: 01737 559005
Old Coulsdon Art Society
Meetings are on Thursday evenings between 7.30 and 9.30 pm during term time at Old Coulsdon Bowling Club Outings and demonstrations take place during the summer holidays.
Old Coulsdon Bowling Club
81 Coulsdon Road
Old Coulsdon, Surrey
Tel: 01737 551717 or
Tel: 01883 345798
E-mail: Via website
Old Coulsdon Camera Club
Coulsdon Methodist Church Hall
Tuesday evenings at 7.45 pm for 8.00 pm
Tel: 01737 553500
Old Coulsdon Centre for the Retired
A centre with a difference in pleasant surroundings - where retired people can drop in for:
Morning tea or coffee
Lunch or lunchtime snack
Afternoon tea or coffee
Refreshments are served between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm Monday to Friday.
Tel: 01737 554386
Step Tone and Fun Fitness & Social Club
Parson's Pightle (just past Lacey Green shops on the opposite side of the road)
Tap and line dancing classes, fitness classes for all levels - men and women aged 40+, 50+, 60+ and even seated, plus Pilates and ChiBall. Crèche also available. Monday to Thursday mornings and afternoons, plus Saturday mornings.
Tel: 01342 892155
The Guild meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7.30 pm in the Guide Hut (behind Tudor Parade shops).
Tel: 01883 349633