Campaigns & Activities

Virtual Pensioners Day

Lewisham Pensioners’ Day Three Day Event

Tuesday 27th to Thursday 29th October 2020
See session details set out in blog posts, except where otherwise stated, link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81605406082 to join in at the specified time. To join via a landline call 020 3901 7895 or 020 3481 5240 and when prompted enter the Meeting ID 816 0540 6082.
If you have problems phone 020 8690 7869 and we can try to assist.

Read more – Lewisham Pensioners’ Day-2020

Forum Meetings – virtual meetings planned

Although the physical “Monday Project” cannot happen LPF plan to bring a series of virtual events out to a smart phone or device near you. Check out the LPF website and Facebook page for invitations and links nearer the time to the following on-line events and workshops we are hoping to set up:
Tuesday 3 November, 2020 11am to 2pm
Workshop with Lillian Brown Consulting on Post Covid Fundraising.
Monday 16 November, 2020
A presentation from Age UK London “National Response to C-19: Campaigning Issues”
Monday 23 November, 2020
Cookery workshop with the GCDA (if access to a kitchen can be arranged!)

Please continue to use email or leave messages on the office answer phone if you need to contact LPForum. The staff will be working from home for the foreseeable future with only occasional visits to the office so it could be a week or more before you have a response.

Help in the Community

LewishamLocal are coordinating all the support and volunteering efforts within the London Borough of Lewisham during the Covid-19 crisis. The follow information is available on their website, which is updated regularly as new services become available.

Until further notice, due to the coronavirus / Covid-19 situation all meetings in person by Lewisham Pensioners Forum have been cancelled or postponed. This includes:-
Monday Project at St Mauritius House, see below
Thursday Seated Yoga at St Mauritius House, see below
Riverdale Centre information table
Various group outings

More up-to-date information will be posted on our Twitter feed at twitter.com/LPForum.

Bring and Share

Not happening at this time
The 2nd Monday of the month. Next bring-and-share is on February 10th, at 12:30 pm. at St Mauritius House.
To take part, please buy £1 worth of fruit or vegetables from the market. Together we share recipes for the foods brought and, at the end of the session, share out the food so that everyone gets a little. Please bring a few extra plastic bags to carry your food home.

LPF Monday Project

Not happening at this time
The Monday project is held at:

St Mauritius House,
65-67 Lewisham Park,
London
SE13 6QX

Every Monday 10.30am – 3pm
£1.00 per session for Forum Members
Tea, coffee and cake also available
Nearest bus stop is the Lewisham Park bus stop near Lewisham Hospital A&E Department. St Mauritus House is about 100 yards along Lewisham Park, on the left, a red and yellow brick building.

Morning Activities – £1.00: 10:30 AM – 1 PM

  • Knit & Natter, plus crotchet and wool craft
  • Tessellated Art & Colouring for Adults
  • Jig-saw Puzzles & Games: brush up those old skills –
    Scrabble, dominoes, backgammon
    or learn new ones like Mahjong
  • Friendship Quilt making

Morning Music Session – 50p – 11:00 AM to 12:00 noon

“Learn the Ukulele” Bring your own ukulele or use one of ours. Progress from complete beginner to playing simple tunes within a few weeks. Or bring any instrument that has been gathering dust. This is a fun session and singers always welcome.

Healthy Walk – free – 12:00 noon

Part of Lewisham’s Healthy Walk programme, lead by trained walk leaders. A gentle, level 10 to 30 minute walk in the local area. Walk for as long as you like before returning to St Mauritus House for refreshments and a chat. The walk is open to all, no charge.

Afternoon Activities – £1.00, until 3:00 PM

Need help with budgeting?
Pop into the Monday Project for a round table chat about budget planning, 2nd Monday of the month: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Next event 12th November

  • Continuation of morning arts, crafts and games
  • Digital Drop-in: want guidane using your SmartPhone, tablet, digital camera or other bit of techy kit? Come along to our “help table” and CatBytes buddies will try to assist.
  • Budgeting roundtable chat – see above for next date. 2nd Monday of the month

Chair Exercises – Seated Yoga

Not happening at this time

Hyde HousingEvery Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in St Mauritius House – and tell your friends. Funded by Hyde until end of August 2018.