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50+ Forum meetings and events

All forthcoming 50+ Forum meeting dates and events are listed on this page.

Long Eaton 50+ Forum enjoying their visit to York

To join your local 50+ Forum please fill in the online form on our join us page.

Alfreton and Ripley

Virtual forum, please see Alfreton and Ripley 50+ forum for details.


Ashbourne 50+ Forum open meetings are held from 10am to 12:30pm at Elim Church, The Waterside Centre, Waterside Road on:

  • 13 March 2020
  • 10 July 2020
  • 20 November 2020 (AGM)


Belper 50+ Forum open meetings are held at Belper Congregational Church, Church Walk from 10am to 12:30pm on:

  • 6 March 2020
  • 5 June 2020
  • 11 September 2020 (AGM)
  • 11 December 2020


Bolsover and District - The Older Peoples Forum open meetings are held at various venues:

  • 27 March 2020 at Clowne Community Centre from 1pm to 4pm

Further dates to be confirmed.


Chesterfield 50+ Forum open meetings are held from 10:15am to 12:15pm at Chesterfield Town Hall on:

  • 12 March 2020
  • 14 May 2020 (AGM)
  • 9 July 2020
  • 10 September 2020
  • 12 November 2020

Chesterfield 50+ Forum has developed a toe-nail cutting scheme for anyone in the community who has difficulty in cutting their own nails for reasons of age or health. The service is available on Tuesdays and Fridays between 1 and 2pm at Physiotherapy Clinic, 98 Saltergate (old NUM building) and costs £6.50 per session. No appointment necessary.

Clay Cross

Clay Cross and Surrounding Communities 50+ Forum open meetings are held from 1:30 to 4pm at Clay Cross Social Centre on:

  • 26 February 2020
  • 20 May 2020 (AGM)
  • 16 September 2020
  • 25 November 2020


Virtual forum, please see Dronfield 50+ Forum for details.


GALOP (Glossop Action for Local Older People) meetings are held from 2pm to 4pm at Bradbury Community House, Glossop:

  • 25 February 2020
  • 2 June 2020
  • 1 September 2020
  • 1 December 2020 (AGM)


Heanor 50+ Forum open meetings 2017 are held from 1:30pm to 4pm at Heanor Welfare Centre on:

  • 24 March 2020
  • 22 June 2020
  • 21 September 2020
  • 23 November 2020 (AGM)


Ilkeston 50+ forum runs regular events such as coffee mornings, computer courses and day trips. For more information please contact Judy Barratt on tel: 07985 793361.

Open forum meetings are held from 10am at The Arena on:

  • 5 March 2020 from 10am to 12:30pm
  • 21 May 2020 (AGM) from 10am to 2pm
  • 20 August 2020 from 10am to 12:30pm
  • 3 December 2020 from 10am to 2pm

Long Eaton

Long Eaton 50+ forum open meetings are held between 9:45am and midday in the Council Chamber, Long Eaton Town Hall:

  • 9 March 2020
  • 8 June 2020 (AGM)
  • 14 September 2020
  • 14 December 2020

On Monday mornings, Roy Smith runs a drop-in session in the library at Long Eaton. Come along and join this popular activity! It starts at 9am.

We also run computer and tablet help sessions on Monday afternoons at Community House, Derby Road, Long Eaton from 1pm to 3pm. These are very informal and they're free. There will be 3 or 4 forum members to help with your queries and you can try our new task cards. These help you through the very first simple tasks you might want to do on your iPad or Android tablet.


Matlock 50+ Forum open meetings are held from 2pm to 4pm at Imperial Rooms on:

  • 16 March 2020 (AGM)
  • 15 June 2020
  • 21 September 2020
  • 16 November 2020


Staveley Seniors Forum open meetings are on the last Thursday of every month from 10:30am to 12pm at Staveley Neighbourhood Community Centre. Doors open at 10am for light refreshments.

A toenail care service is held weekly on a Tuesday from 1:30pm at Rectory Road Surgery. Places must be booked. There's a small charge of £5 per visit. Please contact the surgery for more information, tel: 01246 748000.


Swadlincote 50+ Forum open meetings are held at Emmanuel Church Hall, Swadlincote from 10:30am to 1pm. Dates to be confirmed.