Age Concern launch new classes

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Age Concern Derry are looking for participants to take part in yoga, knitting and computer classes,

Free yoga classes are facilitated every Monday at 2pm at Age Concern on Chapel Road.

“One to One” computer tuition is also facilitated every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning. All activities and services at Age Concern Derry are available to everyone over the age of 60 residing within Derry City Council area.

The knitting classes will take place every Monday afternoon between 1.30pm and 3.30pm and start on March 21.

An Age Concern Derry spokesperson said: “Knitting is often thought of as a solitary pastime but for many it is a passion and a way of life and one Age Concern Derry invite older people to come and share on Monday afternoons.

“Age Concern Derry remind people that there is a misconception that knitting is difficult but it is in fact not and this offers an excellent opportunity for the older community in Derry to revive their knitting skills.”

She added: “Knitting is definitely not a dying art, it’s quite the opposite. Anyone over 60 and residing within Derry City Council area is welcome to come along to the sit, knit and chat group.”

For further information, please telephone (028) 71 347 478.