South Belfast Lifestyle Forum

South Belfast Lifestyle Forum is a network for older people who live in South Belfast
and/or attend a community group based in South Belfast.

The Forum meets on the 2 nd Tuesday of each month and meetings include a variety
of items on the agenda such as: information sharing, speakers from various
organisations and service providers, taster sessions of activities and crafts, social
activities, opportunities to raise concerns or issues affecting older people in your
area or in your groups and monthly handouts detailing relevant information, events
and activities that are of interest to older.

The Forum charges an annual fee of £10 which subsidises all social outings during
the year and covers costs of refreshments at each meeting. The first meeting is free,
and you can come along and see if you would like to join.

The Forum provides an opportunity to develop new friendships and to share
information with your peers in the South Belfast area.

Venue: Donegall Pass Community Centre, Apsley St., Belfast BT7 1BL (off Donegall

Times: The 2 nd  Tuesday of the month, 11am – 1pm.  (Tea and coffee served from

For further information on the South Belfast Lifestyle Forum contact:

Cathy Chambers 07468 695593 or email
or call Engage with Age on 028 9073 5696


Related programmes

  • Words Alive Writing Group
  • Digital Photography
  • Storytelling and Life Stories
  • ICT and computers for beginners
  • Tai Chi for clubs and groups
  • Lending games to clubs and groups

Engage with Age can accept referrals of individual older people aged 50+ who are at risk of loneliness and social isolation, inviting them to participate in group activities. Engage with Age offers one-to-one telephone befriending support for individual older people but does not currently provide in person visits to individual older people. To make a referral please complete the on-line Referral Form and submit or alternatively please print off a copy of the PDF Referral Form and send it to us. See also the Referral Criteria for details of who can be referred.

Referral Form Referral Criteria