A FREE tea and dance will be put on to celebrate older people.

The event, which will run as part of the national 'Silver Sunday' celebrations, aims to fight loneliness among the elderly.

The city's event will be held in Green Gates Bupa Care Home on Hernes Road in Summertown on Sunday October 6 between 2.30pm until 4.30pm.

There will be live entertainment from a dancing duo, and free tea and cake.