“A grey head is a crown of glory; It is found in the way of righteousness.”

Proverbs 16:31

At TBC we have a thriving community of seniors, who are served and are serving through a variety of events and activities. We want everyone to be included in a community where each person can thrive.

God has given you unique gifts and life experiences that are important to our life here. To the extent you’re willing and able, we would love to invite you to use those gifts among us, both to continue your own personal growth, and to awaken the God-given potential of others.

We’re all about relationships, and we know that often in the third and fourth ages of life, time needs to be taken to recognise and meet particular needs. God’s heart is to bring healing and fullness to everyone.

Regular activities

Luncheon Club

Every Tuesday (except August)

12.15 – 2pm
@ Tonbridge Baptist Church

Open to all
£4.00 per meal

A two course hot meal with tea or coffee. Up to 80 older people meet on Tuesday lunchtimes at 12:15pm for a hot two course meal cooked fresh by our resident cooks, followed by tea or coffee at a cost of £4 per person. Booking is advance is required – please call or email for more information or to book your place.

Prime Time

Every Tuesday (except August)

1.30 – 3.30pm
@ Tonbridge Baptist Church

Open to all

Tea and conversation in a friendly atmosphere with live music and a full and varied programme in a friendly atmosphere fortnightly on Tuesday afternoons. The programme runs from 1:30pm starting with light refreshments.

TAG (Tuesday Afternoon Group)

Every Tuesday (except August)

1.45 – 3.30pm
@ Tonbridge Baptist Church

Open to all

Once a month we hold a Bible Study for Seniors. The group includes teaching, discussion and light refreshments.

Derwent Day Centre

Every Wednesday & Thursday

10am – 3.15pm
@ Tonbridge Baptist Church

Open to all
£15 per session

Derwent Day Centre exists to provide a friendly environment for older people within our TN10 community and beyond. At Tonbridge Baptist Church we offer a warm, friendly, fun and stimulating atmosphere for the “friends” that attend. Our aim is to see lives of all ages being transformed. The team at Derwent Day Centre offer a friendly, welcoming and stimulating sanctuary for older people in need of support. With various activities throughout the day including a lunchtime meal, crafts, guest entertainment and regular services provided by health professionals, there’s plenty to keep you occupied.

See our dedicated Derwent Day Centre page for more information.


Last Thursday of the month

10.00am – noon
@ Tonbridge Baptist Church

Open to all
£1 per meeting

Retired men meeting for friendship, lively discussion and inspiration. The programme also includes occasional day trips to local places of interest and even the opportunity for holiday weeks together.

Falls prevention


Booking required

The Get up and GO! Falls Prevention exercise classes on Thursday mornings are for those people who have had a fall or have a fear of falling. We follow a progressive, evidence based exercise programme aimed at reducing the risk of falls as balance and strength improves. The classes are small, friendly and supportive where everyone works at their own pace. The weekly 60-minute exercise sessions are followed by refreshments with an opportunity to socialise with new friends.

The initial cost of attending a 36 week programme of classes is free of charge. The follow on classes cost £42 every 6 weeks.

To access or apply for the course call 01892 510200, or e-mail or visit

For more information speak to

Maxine Hallett

Derwent Day Centre Manager
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