The latest updates from Time to Shine – March 2017

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

Age Friendly Lessons: From Bristol to Singapore

On a recent trip to Singapore, I spotted an innovative solution to a problem that I hear people talk about a lot: “I need more time to cross the road.” Leeds is not exactly known for being a pedestrian-friendly haven, though it has…
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Community Correspondent: Mary visits Luxulele – Pudsey’s community ukulele band

If you have always wanted to be in a band then Luxulele, Pudsey’s own community ukulele band, could be for you. Still in its infancy this group celebrated its 2nd birthday in December, last year, and has already gained a good…
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CINAGE: Filmmaking for Active Ageing – New Course Announced  

Filmmaking for Active Ageing is a course for people of 60 years and over who want the opportunity to make films that tell their story. From April to November 2017 you’ll attend regular Tuesday evening workshops – and some…
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Nextdoor: connecting online to connect offline 

“People just don’t know their neighbours any more.” It’s a common complaint we hear all over Leeds, when talking about loneliness and social isolation. People feel that the cultural changes of the modern world have led to everyone staying in…
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New: Food for Thought from Young at Arts

The LEAF Partnership • Leeds Grand Theatre & City Varieties • Northern Ballet • Opera North • Phoenix Dance Theatre • West Yorkshire Playhouse • Yorkshire Dance • invites you: We are looking for people aged…
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