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New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival presents Bee Movie Free

Deptford Park Play Club 30 April 10am to 12 noon

Younger film goers can make a beeline for Deptford Park Playclub on Sunday April 30th. Join the buzz from 10am-12.30pm watching Barry the bee fly away on un-bee-lievable adventures in Bee Movie with DeptfordFolk and Evelyn Parents Forum.

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Sunday Morning Football Club

Forster Memorial Park 30 April 10am to 12 noon

Sports Fun 4 All provide a fun filled, inclusive environment for boys and girls of mixed abilities where they can learn the fundamentals of football focusing on passing and dribbling. All staff are FA qualified, First Aid, Safeguarding and DBS checked

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Easter Holidays at Bromley and Downham Youth Club

Bromley and Downham Youth Club 30 April 10am to 4pm

Daytime Youth Club for 7-18 years with table tennis, pool, table football, basketball, games, arts and crafts, cooking and more.

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Jack and the Beanstalk by The Brothers Kaufman

Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre 30 April 2pm to 5pm

A new musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Kaufman, this 1 hour show runs twice daily (2 & 4pm) Saturdays and Sundays

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Under 5's Free Council

The Library at Deptford Lounge 1 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us in the Children’s Library for a session of songs, nursery rhymes and stories aimed for 5 years old and under

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Love2Dance Free

The Albany Centre and Theatre 1 May  12 noon to 1pm

The Albany and Lewisham Homes present Love2Dance, free weekly street dance lessons for 8 - 18 year olds in Deptford, Sydenham and Honor Oak. See the Albany website for more information.

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Club Learning: after school club

Jubilee Sports Ground 1 May 3pm to 6pm

After school club for 5–11-year-olds

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Drop in homework club Free

Sydenham community library service 1 May 4pm

Simply drop into Sydenham community library to do your homework in company of others

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Whatever youth theatre for those at risk of mental health problems

Horniman Museum and Gardens 1 May 4.30PM to 6.30PM

8–14 year olds at risk of developing mental health issues are invited to a supportive free drama programme.

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Code Club Free

Lewisham Library 1 May 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-13 yrs old.

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Soft play for 1-4 years

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 2 May 9.30AM to 10.30AM

Sessions where the bouncy castle (with slide) is up with a host of soft play equipment, ball pit and trampette! Coach will be on hand to help but parents must stay

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Soft play for 1-4 years

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 2 May 10.30AM to 11.30AM

Sessions where the bouncy castle (with slide) is up with a host of soft play equipment, ball pit and trampette! Coach will be on hand to help but parents must stay

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Love2Dance Free

The Albany Centre and Theatre 2 May  12 noon to 1pm

The Albany and Lewisham Homes present Love2Dance, free weekly street dance lessons for 8 - 18 year olds in Deptford, Sydenham and Honor Oak. See the Albany website for more information.

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Club Learning: after school club

Jubilee Sports Ground 2 May 3pm to 6pm

After school club for 5–11-year-olds

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Mermaid swimming lessons

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 2 May 4.30PM to 5.15PM

Weekly sessions where you can learn skills and how to swim with a monofin and mermaid tail! Award scheme in place, supported by the RLSS and ASA

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Stars Tae Kwon Do Academy Kids Class

HAKA Sports Complex 2 May 6.30PM to 7.30PM

Tae Kwon Do training for 5–14-year-olds

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Samba Groovers

Telegraph Hill Centre 3 May 1.45PM to 2.30PM

Music and Movement for children aged 3-5, featuring dance and drumming style from Brazil and beyond!

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Baby Bounce Free Council

The Library at Deptford Lounge 3 May 2.15PM to 2.45PM

Join us in the Children’s Library for a session of songs, nursery rhymes and stories aimed for 2 years old and under

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Club Learning: after school club

Jubilee Sports Ground 3 May 3pm to 6pm

After school club for 5–11-year-olds

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Street dance classes with Aim High Dance Academy

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  3 May 4.15PM to 7pm

Dance classes for children aged 3+

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S-Factor Academy

 3 May 6pm to 7.30PM

S-Factor Academy welcomes all to come and try athletics.

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Club Learning: after school club

Jubilee Sports Ground 4 May 3pm to 6pm

After school club for 5–11-year-olds

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Trampolining for 3+

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 4 May 5pm to 6pm

Go through the British Gymnastics award scheme to learn trampolining moves from a seat drop to front somersault

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Yoga for children

St George's Church 4 May 5.15PM to 6pm

Iyengar yoga for children

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Just4Girlz

Prendergast School 4 May 6pm to 7pm

​AFC Lewisham is offering eight weeks of free football sessions to young women and girls aged 14–25.

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Woodpecker Youth Club - Dance Academy

Woodpecker Youth Club 4 May 6.15PM to 7.30PM

Dance session for young people 8-19yrs

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Woodpecker Youth club - Your identity  Free

Woodpecker Youth Club 4 May 6.15PM to 8.45PM

Photography workshops for young people 8-19yrs old up to 25 with SEN

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Stars Tae Kwon Do Academy Kids Class

HAKA Sports Complex 4 May 6.30PM to 7.30PM

Tae Kwon Do training for 5–14-year-olds

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Tots Tennis

Sydenham Tennis Club 5 May 1.30PM to 2.15PM

Start your little one playing tennis. Fun, drop-in tennis classes for pre-school children aged 3 & 4 designed to develop physical and social skills. Every Friday during term-time.

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Club Learning: after school club

Jubilee Sports Ground 5 May 3pm to 6pm

After school club for 5–11-year-olds

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Woodpecker Youth Club - Food Fridays

Woodpecker Youth Club 5 May 4.45PM to 7.15PM

Youth club session with an evening meal

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Trampolining for 3+

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 5 May 5pm to 6pm

Go through the British Gymnastics award scheme to learn trampolining moves from a seat drop to front somersault

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Friday Night Development Centre

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 5 May 6.30PM to 8.30PM

Sports Fun 4 All provide a fun filled, inclusive environment for boys and girls of mixed abilities where they can learn the fundamentals of football focusing on passing and dribbling. All staff are FA qualified, First Aid, Safeguarding and DBS checked

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Lewisham Under Water Hockey Free

Forest Hill Pools 5 May 7.15PM to 9pm

Get fit, stay fit, have fun and learn to play under water hockey.

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London Youth Bowling Club

MFA Bowl 6 May 10am to 1pm

Tenpin Youth Bowling Club

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Saturday Morning Football Club

Forster Memorial Park 6 May 10am to 12 noon

Sports Fun 4 All provide a fun filled, inclusive environment for boys and girls of mixed abilities where they can learn the fundamentals of football focusing on passing and dribbling. All staff are FA qualified, First Aid, Safeguarding and DBS checked

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Free beginner tennis lessons for 5-8 year olds Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 6 May 10am to 11am

Join our free tennis coaching sessions on Saturday mornings!

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Free beginner tennis lessons for 5-8 year olds Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 6 May 11am to 12 noon

Join our free tennis coaching sessions on Saturday mornings!

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Club Learning Saturday club

Bromley and Downham Youth Club 6 May 11am to 12 noon

11+ verbal and non verbal reasoning, English and Maths KS1,2,3 and GCSE preparation classes

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Love2Dance Free

The Albany Centre and Theatre 6 May  12 noon to 1pm

The Albany and Lewisham Homes present Love2Dance, free weekly street dance lessons for 8 - 18 year olds in Deptford, Sydenham and Honor Oak. See the Albany website for more information.

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Jack and the Beanstalk by The Brothers Kaufman

Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre 6 May 2pm to 5pm

A new musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Kaufman, this 1 hour show runs twice daily (2 & 4pm) Saturdays and Sundays

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Family film showings Free

Deptford Lounge  6 May 2.30PM to 5pm

Come along on a Saturday afternoon and enjoy a free film showing with all of the family, ranging from children’s classics to the newest releases.

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Saturday Tennis Club for girls and boys aged 4–17

Sydenham Tennis Club, Lawrie Park Road SE26 6ET 6 May 4pm to 5.30PM

A mixed-ability session with fun drills, tennis-based activites and points play. All activities are tailored to the experience and abilities of the participants. Suitable for all. Run by licensed and DBS-checked coaches.

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