Events

Friday 30th June 2017 - 12 noon
Lunchtime Concert in the Bakehouse - FREE
Lunchtime Concert in the Bakehouse - FREE

Bakehouse @ Age Exchange SE3 9LA

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 June concert will feature a flute recital by India Falconer and a guitar recital by Tom Barton accompanied by Chelsea Sebastian (piano). Featured music includes Sonatina by Lennox Berkeley and movements from Bach's Flute Concerto in Gminor plus other works. 

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

Saturday 8th July 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.


Friday 21st July 2017 - 1 to 3pm
Friends Friday - Bee Informed, speaker Caiirus Chickey
Friends Friday - Bee Informed, speaker Caiirus Chickey

Age Exchange Bakehouse

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 Caiirus Chickey - the topic of his talk is Bee Informed - Caiirus will tell us about bee keeping at the Greenwich Peninsular Ecology Centre. 

ADMISSION: FREE for Friends, £5 for Guests


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. 

Download the BOOKING FORM HERE


 


Friday 18th August 2017 - 1 to 3pm
Friends Friday - The Story Behind the Portrait - speaker Sally Ward
Friends Friday - The Story Behind the Portrait - speaker Sally Ward

Age Exchange Bakehouse

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. In her August talk, Sally Ward will discuss understanding portrait paintings. Refreshments will be served after the talk.

ADMISSION: FREE for Friends, £5 for Guests



Past events

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.


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.


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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