Welcome to the Age Concern City of London Messageboard! Here you’ll find all the latest on any upcoming events in the Square Mile.


Square Mile Health Walks from Barts hospital

Getting active can be difficult, especially after illness –  we’re here to help! With Square Mile Health Walks, you can: take part in a free short walk; walk at a pace that works for you; be led by trained walk leaders.

Walks take place at 11am on the last Tuesday of every month. All are welcome!

Location: Meet at the Fountain in Barts Courtyard for a circular walk.


Vulnerable Victims Support drop-in at Shoe Lane library

If you have experienced a crime or are fearful of someone and

need some advice or someone to talk to, drop in to our session for

confidential support. Ayesha offers support to those who live and

work in the City of London and is able to provide one‐off advice

or ongoing support.


The drop‐in sessions take place every second and fourth Wednesday

of the month at Shoe Lane Library, between 11am–2pm. No

appointment is needed, please just pop in and speak to Ayesha.


You can contact Ayesha directly

Tel: 07944 634946


Or you can call our free Supportline on 08 08 16 89 111





Free Cookery Lessons with Bags of Taste

Learn great recipes that cost less that £1 to cook! To register, text/call 07923248586 or email

Next Course: Wednesdays 11:00 – 13:30 from 22nd February to 14th March

Location: Golden Lane Community Centre, Golden Lane Estate, Fann Street, London, EC1Y 0RN


The City of London Home Delivery Service

Not able to visit your local library? Let us bring the library to you.

The City of London Home Delivery Service provides a library and information service once every three weeks to City residents who are unable to get to a library on their own.

Free delivery and collection is made to your home.


 Barbican Library, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

Telephone 020 7638 0569



Read and Relax

A friendly informal group meeting once a month over tea or coffer to share a short story and a poem. Nothing to prepare – just bring yourself!

Call Geraldine on 02073323853 or just turn up – all are welcome!

Next meet: Every second Tuesday of the month from 10:00 – 12:00

Location: Sir Ralph Perring Room above Golden Lane Leisure Centre, Fann Street, EC1Y 0SH