NSW Seniors Festival

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In 2020 Woollahra Council will stage Find Your Spark!, a festival for seniors in the Woollahra community, that coincides with NSW Seniors Festival, the largest festival for seniors in the Southern Hemisphere. The annual festival promotes inclusive communities and provides an opportunity for seniors to try new things, contribute and remain active and engaged in their local communities.

Find Your Spark! consists of three mornings of free workshops to try something new, learn something different and to meet other community members. Each session runs from 10.00am – 12.00pm with morning tea provided and a chance to explore Woollahra Libraries' Spark Van; a mobile pop up library where you can engage with some of the latest technologies. Transport will be provided in partnership with Holdsworth Community Centre on request.

Find out about more activities, programs and services for seniors


Images from Sunset Quartet and the Bush Tucker Walk that were part of the 2019 NSW Seniors Festival

Upcoming events

  • Tech at Ascham - 6 week course

    A free 6 week course for people aged 55+ years with one-on-one tuition offered by high school students to help build up your skills and confidence in a relaxed, informal and supportive environment.

    Monday 10 February 2020, 3:45pm-5:00pm ()

    Ascham School, 188 New South Head Road, Edgecliff

  • Tea Topics: Healthy Living as Women Age

    Join personal trainer and qualified COTA NSW Strength for Life provider Ro Barclay as she unpacks helpful steps for living a healthy and active life.

    Wednesday 12 February 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Writers & Readers: The Memory Pool with Therese Spruhan

    Join photographer, journalist, writer and swimmer Therese Spruhan in conversation with Ailsa Piper as they discuss this delightful, nostalgic anthology of reflections and recollections about the swimming pools of childhood from a range of Australians including Trent Dalton, Leah Purcell, Shane Gould, Bryan Brown and Merrick Watts.

    Thursday 13 February 2020, 6:00am-8:00am ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Mens Chat Group 2017

    Come along to the Men’s Chat Group to make new friends and discuss a different topic each month.

    Thursday 13 February 2020, 2:30pm-4:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay