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Find out what events are happening round the borough. If you are interested in evening classes or courses you can find this in the adult education section.

 

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METRO Zest  Free

 23 June 

Supportive and inclusive group for LGBTQ 11-16-year-olds.

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St David Coffee House open evenings

St David Coffee House 23 June 8am to 1am

We are now open until 11pm serving wine, craft beer and food.

Address: 5 DAVID'S ROAD, LONDON, SE23 3EP

Zumba Party

Goldsmiths Community Centre 23 June 9.30AM to 10.30AM

Dance your way to fitness in this fun active session!

Address: Goldsmiths Community Centre, Castillon Road, London, Se6 1Qd

'The Escapist' Escape Room by Modern Fables

 23 June 9.30AM to 10.30PM

A fully immersive sensory escape room experience where you search out clues, solve puzzles and put together the pieces to discover the truth behind the disappearance of Lavinia Carter.

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Tennis for the over-40s – drop-in session every Friday

Sydenham Lawn Tennis Club 23 June 9.30AM to 10.30AM

A class for over 40s who want to develop their game further in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Includes an hour with a qualified coach after which you can stay on court to enjoy some lively social tennis. Improver/intermediate. No need to book.

Address: Sydenham Lawn Tennis Club, Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, London, Se26 6Et

Story Time Free

Torridon Road community library 23 June 9.30AM to 10am

Bring your kids for a good old-fashioned reading in the library.

Address: Torridon Road Library, Torridon Road, London, Se6 1Rq

The Elder People's Support Project for over-55s: yoga

Ackroyd Community Centre 23 June 9.30AM to 11am

Yoga for older people.

Address: Ackroyd Community Centre, 14 20 Ackroyd Road, Crofton Park, London, Se23 1Dl

Learn My Way IT support session Free Council

Downham Library 23 June 10am to 12 noon

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Library staff will help you work through pre-prepared IT training tutorials. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

Address: Downham Library, 7 9 Moorside Road, Bromley, Br1 5Ep

Beginners Iyengar Yoga

Goldsmiths Community Centre 23 June 10am to 11am

Beginners yoga for all with a focus on healthy alignment. Do something good for yourself!

Address: Goldsmiths Community Centre, Castillon Road, London, Se6 1Qd

The Robot Zoo

Horniman Museum and Gardens 23 June 10am to 5.30PM

Enter the fascinating world of the Robot Zoo, a family-friendly exhibition featuring larger-than-life animals and interactives, and discover the mechanisms that give animals their amazing abilities.

Address: Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, London, Se23 3Pq

Informal art group

The Grove Centre 23 June 10am to 1pm

Social group for older people

Address: The Grove Centre Church, 2 Jews Walk, London, Se26 6Pl

Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 23 June 10.30AM to 2pm

Tea and coffee from 10.30am–12.30pm and lunch from 12.30pm

Address: The Grove Centre Church, 2 Jews Walk, London, Se26 6Pl

Lewisham Asian elders and carers lunch club

Calabash Centre SE13 6HH 23 June 10.30AM to 2pm

A weekly social club for older people with an interest in South Asian culture. Join us for a tasty vegetarian meal, good company and a range of wellbeing and social events.

Address: CALABASH CENTRE, 24 26 GEORGE LANE, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6HH

Learn English as a second language Free

Beecroft Garden Children's Centre  23 June 11am to 2.15PM

Do you want to learn English? Come to free classes

Address: BEECROFT GARDEN CHILDRENS CENTRE, BEECROFT ROAD, CROFTON PARK, LONDON, SE4 2BS

SEWING GROUP

Lee Green Community Centre 23 June 11am to 1pm

Sewing group for beginners and those with experience, sewing machines available

Address: LEE GREEN COMMUNITY CENTER, 3 LEEGATE, GROVE PARK, LONDON, SE12 8SS

Baby Bounce Free

Torridon Road community library 23 June 11am to 11.30AM

Music lessons for babies and young children.

Address: Torridon Road Library, Torridon Road, London, Se6 1Rq

Stop smoking clinic at Lewisham Hospital Free

Lewisham Hospital 23 June 11am to 2pm

Stop smoking with a friendly stop smoking advisor from the NHS

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 23 June 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

Hornimans Explorers family workshop  Free

Horniman Museum and Gardens 23 June 11.45AM to 2.30PM

​Families with children aged 3+ can handle museum objects related to autumn animals.

Address: Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, London, Se23 3Pq

Catford Beer Festival  Free

Catford Bridge Tavern  23 June - 25 June  12 noon to 11pm

The Catford Beer Festival returns after 10 years with over 40 beers, ciders and perries, street food and live music

Address: CATFORD BRIDGE TAVERN, STATION APPROACH, CATFORD, LONDON, SE6 4RE

Woodwork sessions at the Ringway

Ringway Community Centre 23 June  12 noon to 3pm

Our volunteer Chris, a qualified carpenter, is on hand to guide you through your project, whether it’s a repair job or something from scratch.

Address: Ringway Centre, 268 Baring Road, London, Se12 0Ds

Lunch at the Take a Break Cafe Free

Ringway Community Centre 23 June  12 noon to 3pm

Every Friday afternoon from 12–3 our main hall is transformed into a lively café where we serve soup and freshly baked bread, tea, coffee and cake at very attractive prices, with live music and the occasional talk – everyone is warmly welcome!

Address: Ringway Centre, 268 Baring Road, London, Se12 0Ds

Lunch at the Take a Break Cafe Free

Ringway Community Centre 23 June  12 noon to 3pm

Every Friday afternoon from 12–3 our main hall is transformed into a lively café where we serve soup and freshly baked bread, tea, coffee and cake at very attractive prices, with live music and the occasional talk – everyone is warmly welcome!

Address: Ringway Centre, 268 Baring Road, London, Se12 0Ds

The Elder People's Support Project for over-55s: computer class

Ackroyd Community Centre 23 June 12.30PM to 2pm

Computer classes for older people. Pre-booking necessary.

Address: Ackroyd Community Centre, 14 20 Ackroyd Road, Crofton Park, London, Se23 1Dl

Techy Tea

The Green Man  23 June 1pm to 2pm

Help for people with using and understanding their smart technology

Address: 335 337 BROMLEY ROAD, LONDON, SE6 2RP

Free legal advice at Lewisham Library Free

Lewisham Library 23 June 1pm to 4pm

Legal advisers can help you deal with any issues you may be having regarding debt, housing, benefits, immigration, employment and consumer matters. Sessions are held every Friday unless otherwise stated.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

Movies for the over-50s Free

The New Generation  23 June 1pm to 3.30PM

Movie of choice on a large screen

Address: THE NEW GENERATION, 111 WELLS PARK ROAD, LONDON, SE26 6AD

Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 23 June 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

Address: Ladywell Bowling Club, Bournville Road, London, Se6 4Rn

Tots Tennis

Sydenham Tennis Club 23 June 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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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 23 June 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Library staff will help you work through pre-prepared IT training tutorials. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

The Elder People's Support Project for over-55s: tea and tales Free

Ackroyd Community Centre 23 June 2.30PM to 4pm

Social reading group for older people

Address: Ackroyd Community Centre, 14 20 Ackroyd Road, Crofton Park, London, Se23 1Dl

Film showing Free Council

The Library at Deptford Lounge 23 June 3pm to 5pm

Weekly film showing

Address: LIBRARY, DEPTFORD LOUNGE, 9 GIFFIN STREET, LONDON, SE8 4RJ

Club Learning: after school club

Jubilee Sports Ground 23 June 3pm to 6pm

After school club for 5–11-year-olds

Address: The Private Bank Sports Club, Catford Road, London, Se6 4Sw

Fit Bus Multi-sport session (you choose!) Free

Beckenham Place Park 23 June 4pm to 5.30PM

There will be lots of sports available and two coaches to teach the children who turn up! Free thanks to Lewisham Assemblies.

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Fit Bus: multi sports (you choose!) Free

Beckenham Place Park 23 June 4pm to 5.30PM

Come to a weekly sports activity session in Beckenham Place Park

Address: Beckenham Place Park Recreation, Beckenham Place Park, Beckenham,

Fun Friday Tennis after school club

Sydenham Tennis Club, Lawrie Park Road, SE26 6ET 23 June 4.30PM to 6.30PM

Fun tennis-based activities and tuition every week during term-time. We run sessions for 4 to 7-year-olds, 8 to 11-year-olds and 12s and over. Hot Dogs and juice are included.

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Trampolining for 3+

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 23 June 5pm to 6pm

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

Address: Downham Health And Leisure Centre, 7 9 Moorside Road, Bromley, Br1 5Ep

Drinking Ginger Children's Book Club and Spelling Competition - 1st prize £50!

Good Hope Cafe, Ladywell (previously Ladywell Leisure Centre) 23 June 6pm to 8pm

Improve Key Stage 2 English skills by covering reading, vocabulary, comprehension, critical thinking and creative expression. Including free screenings of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - featured spring book, and enter the 100-word spelling test.

Address: 261 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6AY

Tai Chi Classes

St Bartholomew's Church Westwood Hill, SE26 6QR 23 June 6.15PM to 7.15PM

Tai Chi Class for all, practice the art of meditation in movement, calming the waters of the mind..

Address: ST BARTHOLOMEWS CHURCH, WESTWOOD HILL, LONDON, SE26 6QR

TNG YOUTH CLUB  Free

The New Generation  23 June 6.15PM to 8.30PM

Sports Activities, Workshops, Wall Climbing, Boxing & Fitness, Arts & Craft plus much more

Address: THE NEW GENERATION, 111 WELLS PARK ROAD, LONDON, SE26 6AD

Friday Night Development Centre

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 23 June 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

Address: Downham Health And Leisure Centre, 7 9 Moorside Road, Bromley, Br1 5Ep

Women's self-defence course

The Abbotshall Road Healthy Lifestyle Centre 23 June 6.30PM to 7.30PM

Open to all women and girls aged 13 and over. This course will give you a basic introduction to self defence.

Address: HEALTHY LIFESTYLE CENTRE, ABBOTSHALL ROAD, CATFORD, LONDON, SE6 1SQ

METRO Live Free

 23 June 7pm to 9pm

Supportive and inclusive group for LGBTQ 16-25-year-olds.

Address:

XLP Bus Youth Club Free

Outside Riverside Youth Centre (nearest postcode is SE8 3QQ) 23 June 7pm to 8.30PM

Activities and support for young people, including: Playstation 4, Xbox, laptops, games, beauty bar, music, toast and chats

Address: Riverside Youth Centre, Grove Street, London, Se8 3Qq

Lewisham Under Water Hockey Free

Forest Hill Pools 23 June 7.15PM to 9pm

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

Address: FOREST HILL POOLS, DARTMOUTH ROAD, LONDON, SE23 3HZ

Monk: Misterioso

Laban Theatre 23 June 7.30PM to 10pm

Trinity Laban Jazz celebrates the 100th anniversary of Thelonious Monk’s birth with a performance of his legendary album The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall.

Address: 30 CREEKSIDE, LONDON, SE8 3DZ

Iyengar yoga classes and workshops for adults and children - yoga in Forest Hill

St George's Church 23 June 7.30PM to 9pm

Iyengar yoga classes and workshops for adults and children.

Address: THE VICARAGE, VANCOUVER ROAD, LONDON, SE23 2AG

Fairhall Dancing

Goldsmiths Community Centre 23 June 7.30PM to 10pm

Ballroom Dancing sessions or adults

Address: Goldsmiths Community Centre, Castillon Road, London, Se6 1Qd

Taming of The Shrew

The Brockley Jack Studio Theatre 23 June 7.45PM to 9pm

Performance of the Shakespeare classic The Taming of Shrew

Address: 410 Brockley Road, Crofton Park, London, Se4 2Dh

Ghost: pop up cinema night at the Rivoli Ballroom

Rivoli Ballroom 23 June 8pm to 11pm

Pop up film night at one of the oldest ballrooms in London showing 90's classic Ghost

Address: Rivoli Ballroom, 346 350 Brockley Road, Crofton Park, London, Se4 2By

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  23 June 8pm to 10pm

The TAGS is a swimming group for transgender and gender non-binary people who want to swim.

Address: GLASS MILL LEISURE CENTRE, 41 LOAMPIT VALE, LEWISHAM, LONDON, SE13 7FT
 

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