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Afternoon tea held once a month on a Sunday afternoon at a volunteer host's home. Several groups of 6-8 older people are held in Lambeth and Southwark, where regular volunteer drivers are available to pick people up. The groups are particularly aimed at those aged 75+ who live alone.

See the leaflet here for more information.

0800 716543

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