Summer Dates For Your Diaries! Local Events for Seniors

Dive into an active and vibrant summer with Home Instead, featuring a host of engaging and sociable free events in Ilkeston & Hucknall.

Summer Fun with Home Instead: Exciting Local Events for Seniors

Our community calendar at Home Instead Ilkeston and Hucknall is bursting at the seams with sizzling summer events perfect for all our super seniors – and the best of it all is they are free. Sandals, shorts & knotted hankies are optional, but don’t forget the suncream!

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Dates for your Diaries

Home is where the Art is

13th July 2024

Erewash Museum, Ilkeston

Starting the summer festivities on Saturday, 13th July, we present ‘Home is where the Art is’ at the Erewash Museum in Ilkeston. This event features an exhibit of postcards created by local artists, each piece a tribute to our community’s rich history and lively present. It’s an inspiring day of reflection and nostalgia you won’t want to miss.

Ilkeston Brass Band

21 July 2024

Victoria Park, Ilkeston

A week later, on Sunday, 21st July, the warm evenings of Victoria Park will come alive with the sounds of Ilkeston’s own brass band. Starting at 6pm, the performance promises a medley of well-loved band tunes that will have toes tapping and hearts singing. This musical evening is destined to be a delightful extravaganza for all ages.

Silver Pride

2 August 2024


Looking for engaging conversation and a chance to meet new friends? Then join ‘Silver Pride’ on Friday, 2nd August, hosted by Age UK Nottingham in Hucknall. This social group is specifically for older gay and bi men from the surrounding areas, featuring guest speakers, entertainment, and lively discussion.

Community Craft Fair

4 August 2024

John Godber Centre, Hucknall 

Craft enthusiasts should mark Sunday, 4th August on their calendars for the Hucknall Community Craft Fair at John Godber Centre. Whether your passion is baking, crochet, or other crafts, this fair has a little something for everyone to enjoy.

Andre Rieu Live Stream

31 August 2024

Scala Cinema, Ilkeston

Capping off our summer events, on Saturday, 31st August, we extend an invitation to an evening of musical prowess and cultural flair at Ilkeston’s iconic Scala Cinema. They will be live-streaming the sold-out Maastricht concert by Andre Rieu from his 2024 ‘Power of Love’ tour. Where better to enjoy an evening of music & culture than in one of the last remaining single screen cinemas in the country from the Edwardian era.

Our dedicated team is available to provide all the details you need about these events and more in and around the local area. Don’t hesitate to contact us at 0115 671 9970, and remember, come rain or shine, fun is guaranteed!

For more information about our home care services in the Ilkeston and Hucknall areas, call our local office team in Ilkeston on 0115 671 9970. If you’re seeking rewarding job opportunities in our local area, apply online to become a Care Professional. 

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