Be Online Month

Be Online Month is a campaign to help older residents become more confident to use digital technology.

You can get involved from 15 February to 11 March 2016.

What is available

We've teamed up with our partners to deliver engaging workshops on:

  • Tablets and laptops
  • Shopping online
  • Sending and receiving email
  • Creating documents in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn)

Booking

Booking is required for some events, this is indicated in the table. You can book online or call 020 8734 3308.

Workshop timetable
Date Event Time Venue Contact  
15 Feb Staying safe online 10am to 1pm Hyde Hall, York House, Richmond Rd, Twickenham, TW1 3AA Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
15 Feb Computer drop-in club 10am to 12 noon Barnes Green Centre, The Green, Church Rd, Barnes, SW13 9HE Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
15 Feb Computer drop-in club 1 to 3pm Gresham House, Walpole Rd, Teddington, TW1 4AQ RHP - 0800 0322 433  
15 Feb eBay for beginners 10.30am Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
16 Feb Writing a CV 11.15am to 1pm Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
16 Feb Computer drop-in club 10.30am to 12.30pm Hampton Baptist Church, Beards Hill, Hampton, TW12 2AQ Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
17 Feb Computer drop-in club 9.30 to 11.30am Cambrian Community Centre, Caplan Court, 1 Grove Rd, Richmond, TW10 6SN Mary McDonald 020 8948 3351  
17 Feb Computer drop-in club 11.30am to 3.30pm Twickenham Wellbeing Centre, Arragon Rd, Twickenham, TW1 3NH Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
17 Feb Introduction to social media 2.30pm Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
17 Feb Computer drop-in club 3 to 5pm St. Marys Rooms, St Marys Church, Mortlake High St, SW14 7JH Mortlake Community Association - 020 8487 5500  
18 Feb Staying safe online 10.30am Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
18 Feb Computer drop-in club 10.30am to 12.30pm East Sheen Baptist Church, Temple Sheen Rd, London, SW14 7PY Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
18 Feb Computer drop-in club 11am to 1pm Calvert Court, 26 Manor Rd, Richmond, TW9 1XY RHP - 0800 0322 433  
19 Feb Computer drop-in club 11am to 1pm Redknap House, 21 Cleves Rd, Ham, TW10 7LE RHP - 0800 0322 433  
19 Feb Online health information 2.30pm Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
20 Feb Discovering tablets 10.30am Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
22 Feb Computer drop-in club 10am to 12 noon Barnes Green Centre, The Green, Church Rd, Barnes, SW13 9HE Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
22 Feb Online travel 2.30pm Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
22 Feb Computer drop-in club 1 to 3pm Gresham House, Walpole Rd, Teddington, TW1 4AQ RHP - 0800 0322 433  
23 Feb Computer drop-in club 10.30am to 12.30pm Hampton Baptist Church, Beards Hill, Hampton, TW12 2AQ Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
23 Feb iPad for beginners (4 week course - £25) 10.30am to 12.30pm Blue Bird Care, Electroline House, 15 Lion Road, Twickenham, TW1 4JH Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
23 Feb Learning with YouTube 10.30am Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
24 Feb Computer drop-in club 9.30 to 11.30am Cambrian Community Centre, Caplan Court, 1 Grove Rd, Richmond, TW10 6SN Mary McDonald 020 8948 3351  
24 Feb Computer drop-in club 11.30am to 3.30pm Twickenham Wellbeing Centre, Arragon Rd, Twickenham, TW1 3NH Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
24 Feb Introduction to using an iPad* 1.30 to 3.30pm *this course is for carers already registered with the Carers Centre and must be booked in advance    
24 Feb Online shopping 2.30pm Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
24 Feb Computer drop-in club 3 to 5pm St. Marys Rooms, St Marys Church, Mortlake High St, SW14 7JH Mortlake Community Association - 020 8487 5500  
25 Feb LinkedIn for beginners 10.30am Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
25 Feb Computer drop-in club 10.30am to 12.30pm East Sheen Baptist Church, Temple Sheen Rd, London, SW14 7PY Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
25 Feb Computer drop-in club 11am to 1pm Calvert Court, 26 Manor Rd, Richmond, TW9 1XY RHP - 0800 0322 433  
26 Feb Computer drop-in club 11am to 1pm Redknap House, 21 Cleves Rd, Ham, TW10 7LE RHP - 0800 0322 433  
26 Feb TV and radio online 2.30pm Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
27 Feb Exploring the iPad 10.30am Information and Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP Library Services - 020 8734 3308. Booking is essential  
29 Feb Computer drop-in club 10am to 12 noon Barnes Green Centre, The Green, Church Rd, Barnes, SW13 9HE Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
29 Feb Computer drop-in club 1 to 3pm Gresham House, Walpole Rd, Teddington, TW1 4AQ RHP - 0800 0322 433  
1 Mar Computer drop-in club 10.30am to 12.30pm Hampton Baptist Church, Beards Hill, Hampton, TW12 2AQ Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
2 Mar Computer drop-in club 9.30 to 11.30am Cambrian Community Centre, Caplan Court, 1 Grove Rd, Richmond, TW10 6SN Mary McDonald 020 8948 3351  
2 Mar Computer drop-in club 1.30 to 3.30pm Twickenham Wellbeing Centre, Arragon Rd, Twickenham, TW1 3NH Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
2 Mar Annual Tea Dance 2 to 4pm Clarendon Hall, York House, Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 3AA To RSVP call 020 8891 1411  
2 Mar Computer drop-in club 3 to 5pm St. Marys Rooms, St Marys Church, Mortlake High St, SW14 7JH Mortlake Community Association - 020 8487 5500  
3 Mar Computer drop-in club 10.30am to 12.30pm East Sheen Baptist Church, Temple Sheen Rd, London, SW14 7PY Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
3 Mar Computer drop-in club 11am to 1pm Calvert Court, 26 Manor Rd, Richmond, TW9 1XY RHP - 0800 0322 433  
4 Mar Computer drop-in club 11am to 1pm Redknap House, 21 Cleves Rd, Ham, TW10 7LE RHP - 0800 0322 433  
7 Mar Computer drop-in club 10am to 12 noon Barnes Green Centre, The Green, Church Rd, Barnes, SW13 9HE Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
7 Mar Let's Get Digital 1 to 3pm Gresham House, Walpole Rd, Teddington, TW1 4AQ RHP - 0800 0322 433. Booking is essential  
7 Mar Richmond Care and Support online launch 1 to 4pm Terrace Room, York House, Richmond Rd, Twickenham, TW1 3AA Ellen Slack - ellen.slack@richmond.gov.uk or call 020 8891 7042  
8 Mar Computer drop-in club 10.30am to 12.30pm Hampton Baptist Church, Beards Hill, Hampton, TW12 2AQ Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
9 Mar Tablet extravaganza 10am to 12 noon Theatre, RACC, Parkshot, Richmond, TW9 2RE Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
9 Mar Richmond Care and Support online launch 10 to 11.30am Terrace Room, York House, Richmond Rd, Twickenham, TW1 3AA Ellen Slack - ellen.slack@richmond.gov.uk or call 020 8891 7042  
9 Mar Computer drop-in club 9.30 to 11.30am Cambrian Community Centre, Caplan Court, 1 Grove Rd, Richmond, TW10 6SN Mary McDonald 020 8948 3351  
9 Mar Computer drop-in club 1.30 to 3.30pm Twickenham Wellbeing Centre, Arragon Rd, Twickenham, TW1 3NH Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
9 Mar Computer drop-in club 3 to 5pm St. Marys Rooms, St Marys Church, Mortlake High St, SW14 7JH Mortlake Community Association - 020 8487 5500  
10 Mar Gadget clinic 10am to 12.30pm Theatre, RACC, Parkshot, Richmond, TW9 2RE Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
10 Mar Computer drop-in club 10.30am to 12.30pm East Sheen Baptist Church, Temple Sheen Rd, London, SW14 7PY Gill Wilson - gill.wilson@ageukrichmond.org.uk or 020 8744 1965  
10 Mar Computer drop-in club 11am to 1pm Calvert Court, 26 Manor Rd, Richmond, TW9 1XY RHP - 0800 0322 433  
11 Mar Computer drop-in club 11am to 1pm Redknap House, 21 Cleves Rd, Ham, TW10 7LE RHP - 0800 0322 433  
11 Mar Introduction to iPads 11.30am to 12.30pm Sheen Lane Day Centre, 74 Sheen Lane, Sheen, SW14 8LP Ellen Slack - ellen.slack@richmond.gov.uk or call 020 8891 7042  

Updated: 11 February 2016