The event actually started with a litter pick the day before, to put across an important message of conservation and the need to look after our wonderful beaches.
There were a wide range of stalls offering help and advice; including Swansea Ageing Well and the Chinese in Wales Association. The latter put on a dazzling display of dance and there was reggae music throughout the day from Trim Bling, plus sax playing at lunchtime from the appropriately named, Steve Sax.
Grandparents on childcare duties over the summer brought their grandchildren along, which ensured it was a cross generational event. The children joined in with our Tai Chi on the beach sessions as Mike Hart put everyone through their paces for a fun and active session, that was strangely cooling.
Swansea Council kept everyone in high spirits by providing floral necklaces. This was a celebration of later life, culturally varied, diverse and guaranteed to challenge all aged related stereotypes.