Events

Thursday 27th July 2017 - Meet at The Exchange at 8.15 am, return approx 6.15 pm
Coach Trip to Constable Country
Coach Trip to Constable Country


Join our visit to Constable Country. A local guide will be with us for the day - he is a specialist on John Constable and the artist's home area of Dedham where he grew up and his most famous works were painted. The tour will include visits to East Bergholt Church, Flatford Mill, Dedham and The Munnings Art Museum. 

COST: £27 to include coach travel, guide for the day, coffee on arrival and driver tip. 

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Past events

Friday 16th June 2017 - 1 to 3pm
Friends Friday - Who Owns London?
Friends Friday - Who Owns London?


Friends Fridays are held on the third Friday of each month to give Friends and their guests the opportunity to listen to a speaker, socialise and share tea & cake. This month our speaker is Martin Lake - the topic of his talk is Who Owns London? - Martin will discuss the foreign investors who buy our offices, shops and houses. 

ADMISSION: FREE for Friends, £5 for Guests


Saturday 10th June 2017 - 10 am to 4 pm
Book Sale
Book Sale


Come to our Book Sale in the Bakehouse from 10am to 4pm. We have a varied stock of secondhand books on offer at bargain prices. Delicious snacks and drinks available at The Exchange Café

If you would like to donate books for the Book Sale, please contact us.


Friday 26th May 2017 - 12 noon
Lunchtime Concert in the Bakehouse - FREE
Lunchtime Concert in the Bakehouse - FREE


On the last Friday of each month (except July, August and December) the Friends of Age Exchange arrange a lunchtime concert given by students of Trinity Laban. The May concert will feature the Oboi Trio (oboists Penelope Carter, Vivien Kroner and Anna Pyshkin) playing Beethoven and clarinettist Claire Dunn playing Horovitz and Poulenc

Admission is free although there will be a retiring collection in aid of Age Exchange & Blackheath Village library.

Saturday 13th May 2017 - 10 am to 4 pm
Art & Craft Sale - Book Sale
Art & Craft Sale - Book Sale


Come to our Art & Craft Sale and Book Sale in the Bakehouse from 10am to 4pm. Local makers and artists offer their goods for sale - and we have a varied stock of secondhand books on offer at bargain prices. Delicious snacks and drinks available at The Exchange Café

If you are interested in hiring a table at future Art & Craft sales or would like to donate books for the Book Sale, please contact us.


Saturday 6th May 2017 - 7 for 7.30pm
Friends of Age Exchange Quiz
Friends of Age Exchange Quiz


Join us at the annual Age Exchange Quiz which has become a very popular feature of our events programme.  Teams consist of a maximum of 8 people - bring your own team or we can add you to a Friends team.

Tickets cost £15 (or £12 for any participant who is a Friend of Age Exchange).  

Light supper - bring your own drinks. Raffle.

Pre-booking by end of April essential.  Download the booking form in Word or as a pdf.


Friday 28th April 2017 - 12 noon
Lunchtime Concert in the Bakehouse - FREE
Lunchtime Concert in the Bakehouse - FREE


On the last Friday of each month (except July, August and December) the Friends of Age Exchange arrange a lunchtime concert given by students of Trinity Laban. For the April concert we are delighted to welcome Ioannis Theodoridis (guitar)

Admission is free although there will be a retiring collection in aid of Age Exchange & Blackheath Village library.


Friday 21st April 2017 - 1 to 3pm
Friends Friday - Flower Arranging Workshop led by Suzanne Lockett
Friends Friday - Flower Arranging Workshop led by Suzanne Lockett


Friends Fridays are held on the third Friday of each month to give Friends and their guests the opportunity to listen to a speaker, socialise and share tea & cake. This month, Suzanne Lockett will lead a Flower Arranging Workshop. Please bring 10 stemmed flowers with you to fashion into your own arrangement to take away. All other materials will be provided.

Refreshments served after the Workshop.

ADMISSION: FREE for Friends, £5 for Guests


Saturday 3rd December 2016 - 10am to 3.30pm
Village Day at The Exchange
Village Day at The Exchange


Santa will be in his Grotto at Age Exchange from 10am to 12.30 pm and 1 to 3.30pm during Blackheath Village Day. Come to visit!  Thank you, Santa, for visiting us and supporting Age Exchange and Blackheath Village Day.  Tickets at £5 each child (up to 8 years) available on the day.

The Bakehouse Bookshop will be open from 10am to 2pm - we have a wide range of good quality secondhand books for sale - come and browse! 

There will be a Board Games Workshop in the Bakehouse Theatre from 11am to 2pm - great fun for ALL ages!


Sunday 20th November 2016 - 10.30 am to 5 pm (last admission 4.45 pm)
The Blackheath Christmas Fair in aid of Age Exchange in the Great Hall at Blackheath Halls SE3 0RQ.
The Blackheath Christmas Fair in aid of Age Exchange in the Great Hall at Blackheath Halls SE3 0RQ.


After three very successful years, the Blackheath Christmas Fair returns to Blackheath Halls.   See the Christmas Fair page.

 

 



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