Young at Heart 2018: seniors party

On Friday 19 January, over 90 local seniors arrived at the neighbourhood centre for our annual Young at Heart party.

Guests were treated to photos and fizz on arrival before they enjoyed a tasty two course meal. Food was served by a team of volunteers coming from the local community, the London school of Economics and Coin Street staff.

After dinner, DJ Smooth kicked off our evening’s entertainment with the chance to win amazing prizes. The prizes were well received and included:

  • Meal for 2 with a bottle of wine donated by Mulberry Bush
  • Two full platters donated by Nandos on Stamford street
  • £50 gift voucher donated by PizzaExpress
  • A 3 – Tier Steamer donated by ITV
  • A toaster donated by ITV
  • A deluxe heated blanket donated by ITV
  • Hamper donated by wedge house Kier team
  • A gift voucher donated by Sainsburys local on Waterloo Road
  • 2x VIP audience tickets to Loose Women at ITV Studios
  • 2x Young at Heart Boat party tickets
  • A bouquet of flowers donated by cut flowers

Our singer for the evening, Deleelah, took to the stage to serenade with a catalogue of hits, while our seniors danced the night away.

We would like to send a huge thank you to everyone who contributed to make it such a great evening. We would especially like to thank:

  • Eden catering
  • Oxo Tower restaurant
  • Studio 6 (Gabriel’s Wharf)
  • DJ Smooth C
  • Deleelah – Singer
  • Funky Feet Photography (welcome photos / booth)
  • LSE Volunteers
  • Community volunteers
  • Colombo Staff

Our next seniors party will the Young at Heart boat party on Thursday 9 August 2018. Tickets will go on sale in July. Interested in finding out more about other community programmes we offer over 50s? Simply  contact Dan on for more details.

Would you like to volunteer at our community programmes or events? Simply contact Laura on for more information.