|Saturday 11th January 2014 - 10am to 4pm|
Come to our first secondhand Book Sale of 2014! Our new Book Shop will be open from 10am to 4pm for many exciting bargains.
Find us in the Bakehouse - the Bakehouse can be reached directly from Bennett Park (turn first left as you come from the Village) or through the garden at the back of Age Exchange (go through the garden gate and turn left).
|Wednesday 29th January 2014 - 1 pm|
Lunchtime Concert in the Bakehouse
On the last Wednesday of each month (except December) the Friends of Age Exchange arrange a lunchtime concert given by students of Trinity Laban. Join us for the first concert of 2014. Details of the performers and programme will be available soon.
Admission is free although there will be a retiring collection in aid of Age Exchange and the Blackheath Village library.
|Saturday 22nd February 2014|
International violinist Simon Standage and Jenny Standage present a family concert at St Margaret's Church SE13 5EA in aid of Age Exchange. Booking information and further details will be released soon.
|Friday 6th December 2013|
Christmas Concert and Lunch
To celebrate Christmas you are invited to this popular annual event which will be held at the Royal Naval College. Starting at 12 noon with a short concert in the Chapel with performers from Trinity Laban, we will then move to the King William Restaurant. As is traditional at this event, there will also be a raffle which will be drawn between 2 and 2.30pm.
Prices per person: Concert and Lunch £45 (Concert only £10)
Please join us by downloading a booking form here and returning it with payment as shown on the form. Booking forms are also available at the Age Exchange Box Office at 11 Blackheath Village SE3 9LA.
|Sunday 17th November 2013 - 10.30am to 4pm|
The Blackheath Christmas Fair in aid of Age Exchange at Blackheath Halls SE3 0RQ. Admission £1 - FREE for Friends of Age Exchange and children under 16!
The Friends of Age Exchange have cherry picked the best local artisans & traders from the south east. Hand-made chocolates, flavoured alcohol, brilliant bags, Italian fashion, super soaps, delights for gardeners & children, delicious jams & chutneys, enamel bowls, terrific tea towels, kitchen linens, extra soft clothing for babies to grandparents, heavenly Christmas decorations, plaster cast kits, quilting supplies, locally made sauces, Fairtrade Bolivian finger puppets and weaves, scented candles, limited edition prints and hand printed leather, Indian silks and cashmeres, decorative ceramics, practical pottery, spiffing stocking fillers, educational games & puzzles, fabulous Christmas cards by local artists and many more high quality goods appealing to all ages.
Children's face painting, Tombola, Raffle, music.
Help us reach the target of £5,000.
|Wednesday 24th July 2013 - 12 noon to 2 pm|
Come and meet ZoŽ Wanamaker!
We are very grateful to Zoë Wanamaker for supporting Friends of Age Exchange by generously giving her time to discuss her career with Malcolm Jones, Age Exchange Arts & Education Co-ordinator. Zoë Wanamaker is one of the UK's greatest acting talents of recent years. Her career has spanned all genres and all media - theatre, film, TV and radio.
The event took place at the Clarendon Hotel, Montpelier Row, Blackheath, SE3 0RW on 24 July 2013. It was much enjoyed by the audience who were delighted by Zoë's modesty and charm!
|Thursday 18th July 2013|
On a sunny July day, staff from the Blackheath and Lewisham branches of Barclays undertook a sponsored walk on Blackheath as part of the Barclays community support programme of matched funding so that any sponsorship donation was doubled by the bank. Thank you to those who walked or donated - and to Barclays!
|Thursday 23rd May 2013 - 11am to 1pm|
Come and meet Jude Law!
We are very grateful to Jude Law for supporting Friends of Age Exchange by generously giving his time to discuss his career with Malcolm Jones, Age Exchange Arts & Education Co-ordinator. The event at the Clarendon Hotel, Blackheath on 23 May 2013 was enjoyed by over 100 guests.
Born in Blackheath and brought up locally, Jude is ranked as one of the top ten most bankable actors in Hollywood. He combines a successful film career (The Talented Mr Ripley, Sherlock Holmes, Cold Mountain) with theatre (Hamlet, Anna Christie, Henry V) and television work.
|Saturday 13th April 2013|
The “Age Exchange Quiz” at Kingswood Halls, Kingswood Place, SE13 5BU, has become a regular success with those attending having a lot of fun whilst raising valuable funds for Age Exchange. This year we welcomed 95 participants and were delighted to raise £1,325 for Age Exchange which was then doubled to £2,650 because Barclays matched the funding raised. Thank you to all concerned.
|Friday 7th December 2012 - 12 noon: Concert in Royal Naval College Chapel - 1 pm: Lunch in the King William Restaurant|
Christmas Concert and Lunch
The Annual Friends of Age Exchange Concert and Lunch was held at the Royal Naval College on 7 December 2012. The concert featured soprano Mary Seers, flautist Paul Chapman and pianist Joe Ashmore. The event was very successful and enjoyed by 80 people.
|Saturday 10th November 2012|
Concert - Radio Times: The Musical - A day in the Life of the Wireless
The concert was held at St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, SE13 5EA.
Four acclaimed local musicians – and pupils from St Margaret’s and All Saints’ schools and their families – brought to life a day of entertainment from the BBC’s Light Programme, Home Service and Third Programme in the early 1950s. With Simon Standage on violin, Jenny Standage at the piano, and percussionist Emily Gunton leading contributions from St Margaret’s and All Saints’ – and with trombonist Simon Gunton contributing headlines from sixty years ago and conjuring up musical mischief and audience participation.