NSW Seniors Festival is the largest festival for seniors in the Southern Hemisphere, reaching up to 500,000 seniors each year.
Every year during NSW Seniors Festival, government, community and commercial organisations hold hundreds of events across the state, encompassing art, sport, music, entertainment, technology, recreation, health, good nutrition and much more!
Presented in partnership with the Department of Communities & Justice, It is a campaign designed to help deliver the NSW Ageing Strategy, celebrating the role seniors play and the contributions they make to the NSW community, aligning to the policy objective of inclusive communities.
2020 Festival Program
Army Museum Bandiana tour
Tuesday 18 February, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us for a guided tour of the museum and explore the history of our army throughout WWI and WWII to present day.
The importance of Wills and Power of Attorney
Tuesday 18 February, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Come along to our free afternoon tea to learn about the importance of Wills & Power of Attorney so that your wishes are heard if something happens to you
Tech talks for seniors – new technologies
Wednesday 19 February, 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Would you like to learn more about new technologies? Join our lovely library staff as they help guide and answer your questions in this hands on session.
Growing beautiful orchids
Wednesday 19 February, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join the orchid club as they provide an insight to these beautiful and fascinating plants.
Nathan and Mica Duo: Travelling Alburys live music
Wednesday 19 February, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join Nathan and Mica, one of our 2020 Travelling Albury musicians, for afternoon of great music amongst friends and family.
Storytime for Grandparents and carers at the LibraryMuseum
Thursday 20 February, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Celebrate the 2020 Seniors Festival and share the enjoyment of stories and a love of reading with the special little people in your life.
Fernwood Fitness Seniors Festival Program
Wednesday 12 February - Thursday 20 February 2020, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Join the ladies of Fernwood Albury and the amazing female community living healthy active lifestyles.
Devonshire tea at the Botanic Gardens
Thursday 20 February, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Did someone say tea? We did and we invite you to join us in the beautiful setting of the Botanic Gardens for tea, cake and live music.
Dean Haitani: Travelling Alburys live music
Thursday 20 February, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
With his unique finger picking style of playing and soulful earthy vocals, Dean Haitani draws inspiration from blues & roots music, and his love of funk and old school R&B rhythms.
Seniors' Tour of the Lynley Dodd Story
Friday 21 February, 10:30 am
Rediscover the characters from Lynley Dodd’s wonderful illustrated children’s books.
‘Come & Try’ Croquet during the Seniors Festival
Friday 14 February - Friday 21 February 2020, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Learn to play croquet! Participate in a friendly game or just hit some balls and learn some new skills with like-minded people.
Matt Ortiz: Travelling Alburys live music
Friday 21 February, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Matt is an acoustic singer/songwriter, who writes and performs his music by guitar. With his storytelling ability, and incredible emotional vocals, his music is haunting and utterly captivating.
The Bible in Australia - Author talk
Friday 21 February, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cultural historian, Meredith Lake, explores how the Bible has played a contested but defining role in this country.
Special Seniors Week Storytime
Saturday 22 February, 10:30 am
Join us for a special seniors week storytime with Aimee Chan who will be reading her new book My Grandma is 100.
Albury City Band performance
Saturday 22 February, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Enjoy this special performance that celebrates a range of music, the old and the new.
MVE Studios Seniors Festival Program
Thursday 13 February - Saturday 22 February 2020, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The MVE experience brings together the modern elements of Yoga, Pilates and functional movement for those seeking total wellbeing.
Hear Their Story: Create an audio life story
Monday 24 February, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Dimity Brassil, owner of A Lasting Tale, for a hands on workshop that provides the skill and knowledge in planning and recording your own life story.
Play Table Tennis this Seniors Festival
Friday 14 February - Monday 24 February 2020, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Enjoy a friendly game of table tennis with our Kennager social players, aged 50 plus.
Seniors and their pets
Saturday 1 February - Sunday 29 March 2020, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Community Exhibition Wall highlights the work of Albury's community groups.