Elders aren’t just older – they’re wiser. In a good society, older people are respected for their experience, for their knowledge and for everything they can teach us.

"I am not the same person who joined The Elders on that very first day. Nothing else I do in my activities or, indeed, have done in the past has brought my new found confidence I am now experiencing. I want to shout from the rooftops, ‘look out world, here I come.' And if I can do it, so can you."

The Elders is for older people in Manchester who want to feel connected to new people and ideas, be creative and challenge the stereotypes of ageing.

There are different ways to become involved, including coming to one of our regular Elders Mondays events, joining the Elders Company or taking part in our Elders Exchange Day 2020, which will take place in May (further details here). To see what happened in 2019 – watch the film below or visit Elders Exchange Day 2019

The Royal Exchange Elders programme is proudly associated with Age Friendly Manchester. We also lead the Manchester Culture Champions programme.

Elders Mondays

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Elders Investigate

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Elders Company

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