Events In Farnborough For Elderly People

Enriching Lives through community and socialisation: 10 Elderly-Friendly Events in Farnborough by Home Instead.

At Home Instead Farnborough, we believe that experiences contribute to the well-being of our elderly community. In this blog post, we’ve put together a list of 10 events in Farnborough that cater to our elderly loved ones. From cultural outings to social gatherings, let’s explore the diverse range of activities that make Farnborough an enriching place for our elderly residents.

1. Weekly Senior Citizens’ Coffee Morning

If you’re seeking a welcoming community that gathers weekly, look no further, every Thursday at 10.30am there is a weekly Senior Citizens’ Coffee Morning at The Good Shepard Church. Join an informal and friendly group of seniors who meet up in the church lounge for coffee, conversation, and fellowship. New faces are always warmly welcomed, so if you live nearby, they’d be delighted for you to drop in.

2. Farnborough International Air show

Witness the thrill of aviation at the renowned Farnborough International Airshow. Seniors can enjoy the spectacular displays from comfortable viewing areas, making it an exciting and accessible event for all.

3. Heritage Day at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (FAST)

Delve into Farnborough’s rich aviation history at FAST’s Heritage Day. Seniors can explore vintage aircraft, enjoy informative talks, and reminisce about the golden era of flight. If you can’t make Heritage Day, do not fret, the museum is open on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays.

4. Farnborough Symphony Orchestra Concerts

If music is your thing, you must pay a visit to the Farnborough Symphony Orchestra – the enchanting world of classical music where seniors can enjoy soul-soothing melodies in a comfortable setting, fostering a sense of cultural connection.

5. Ramblers Walking Group – Hampshire

Stay active and socialise with the Hampshire Ramblers Walking Group. Seniors can join scenic walks in and around Farnborough, promoting physical well-being and providing opportunities to make new friends. With 50,000 group walks around the UK, there will be something in the area and on a date that suits you.

6. Tea Dances at Princes Hall Theatre

Centre Step into the rhythm of the past at the Tea Dances held at Princes Hall Theatre Aldershot. Seniors can enjoy an afternoon of Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dance, plus tea, coffee and socialising, hosted by Alan Amor – Dance Teacher and Dance DJ/MC UKA NATD.

7. Craft Workshops at Hobbycraft Farnborough

Unleash creativity at craft workshops hosted at Hobbycraft Farnborough. Seniors can engage in artistic pursuits, fostering a sense of accomplishment and connection within the community. Link to craft blog Farnham.

8. Farnborough Bowling Club Social Evenings

Experience the joy of lawn bowling at Farnborough Bowling Club’s social evenings. Seniors can engage in friendly club fun, competitions, and even the odd arts group on a Thursday – fostering a sense of camaraderie and healthy competition.

9. Farnborough Library Book Club

Stimulate the mind and engage in lively discussions at the Farnborough Library Book Club. Seniors can explore new literary worlds and share their thoughts with fellow book enthusiasts. There are also a wide array of other events to explore, it’s most definitely worth checking out.

10. Gardening Workshops and Conservation Volunteering at Southwood Woodland

Connect with nature through conservation volunteering at Southwood Woodland. On the fourth Sunday of every month from 10.30am to 3.30pm, seniors can enjoy the therapeutic benefits of gardening while contributing to the beauty of the local environment.


At Home Instead Farnborough, we understand the importance of creating meaningful and enjoyable experiences for the elderly. These 10 events in Farnborough offer a diverse range of activities, ensuring our seniors can stay active, socially connected, and engaged in the vibrant community around them. Whether it’s exploring aviation history, enjoying cultural performances, or participating in social clubs, Farnborough provides a wealth of opportunities for our cherished elderly loved ones to lead fulfilling lives.

To ensure that you or your loved ones have the support needed to make the most of these events and activities, consider exploring our tailored Companionship care packages. Our team of excellent care professionals provides personalised assistance, ensuring that your elderly loved one can enjoy activities out of the house with confidence and peace of mind. If you’re interested please call 01252 758716.