Woodside Sparks

New interest group for early retirees 60+

Time on your hands?

Want to meet new people and old friends and be more socially active?


Woodside Sparks is a new Social group for over 60's and new retirees – Singles and Couples - who wish to use some of their free time to socialise around local and wider events. 

Next Event

Kew Gardens

Wednesday 26 May 2021                  

Our first outing after lockdown is to Kew Gardens. All bookings must be made in advance.  Please book your own slot for 12 noon and let us know you will be joining us.

Meeting at bus stop by Victoria Park at 10 am to Finchley Road/Frognal station where we get the train to Kew

For further information please email

Future Events

Lost Jungle Golf

22 June 2021

Wild wilderness adventure golf where we will explore one of two 18 holes Congo or Amazon adventure courses. Cost for Seniors is £9 and payment is on the day. 

Leaving Woodside Park Synagogue by car at 10 am

Tour of Willesden Cemetery

Wednesday 14 July 2021

We will be taking a personal tour with Gerry Lucas around Willesden Cemetery.  Tours are free but must be booked in advance as we have limited numbers.  Book early to avoid disappointment.

Leaving Woodside Park Synagogue by car at 10 am

Flamstead Scarecrow Festival

Sunday 22 August

Due to Covid restrictions, this is subject to confirmation by the organisers.  Residents display Scarecrows throughout Flamstead on their property or around the village. 

(Cost in 2019 was £4 including parking)

Leaving Woodside Park Synagogue by car at 10 am

Previous outings have been to see the:

Reverley Lodge

Museum of Brands

Swing That Music

Poppy Factory Richmond

Mary Quant Exhibition at the V&A


Chagall Windows Tudley and visit to the market town Tonbridge Kent

Henry Moore Studio and Gardens

Thriplow Daffodils

April in Paris

Postal Museum

Piccadilly Dance Orchestra

The Royal Hospital Chelsea

Tour of the Royal Albert Hall
Trip to Hastings

Bayford Musical Gardens Day

Jordans Mill on the Banks of the River Ivel, Biggleswade

Ben Uri Gallery:  A Farewell to Art: Chagall, Shakespeare and Prospero

Lavender Fields, Hertfordshire   

Hatfield House & Gardens

Freemasons’ Hall

The Wallace Collection


We have also seen the shows "American in Paris" and "42nd Street" and held a Jazz Afternoon Tea.

02 woodside sparks chagall windows 2019.