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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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Woodpecker Youth Club Summer Programme

Woodpecker Youth Club  17 August 12.30PM to 5.30PM

Arts & crafts, DJ workshop, T-shirt making, African drumming & much more

 Free
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Free ESOL Classes Free

Torridon Road community library 17 August 9.15AM to 11.15AM

Free class for learners of English as a second language.

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

Sparkle Music  Free

Torridon Road community library 17 August 9.15AM to 10.15AM

​Stories and Rhymes with Sparkle Music

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

Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 17 August 9.30AM to 11.30AM

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

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

Learn My Way: IT Support Session

The Library at Deptford Lounge 17 August 9.30AM to 11.30AM

Free Basic IT Training

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

'The Escapist' Escape Room by Modern Fables

 17 August 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.

Address:

5 day summer acting school for 10 to 17-year olds Free

The London Theatre - New Cross 17 August 10am to 4pm

A fun but professional week of training aimed at the 10 to 17 year old age range who want to progress to a level of drama school, training and looking at areas such as stage fighting, panto skills, acting for camera, learning a small Shakespeare speech to

Address: 443 New Cross Road, London, Se14 6Ta

FREE Computer Skills Training for the over-50s Free

New Cross Gate Trust 17 August 10am to 1pm

‘New Cross Gate Trust’ now offers FREE high-quality ICT Skills Training to local residents over 50 years old. You can learn Computers for Beginners; online shopping and banking, Internet and e-mail; social media; Saving Money Online; Internet safety ...

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Somerville Holiday Scheme Free

Somerville Adventure Playground 17 August 10am to 6.30PM

Holiday activities for children and young people.

Address: Childrens Playground, Queens Road, London, Se14 5Hd

Digi-hub

Old Town Hall 17 August 10am to 12 noon

Drop-in sessions for residents who need assistance with their computers, laptops, smartphones or other devices

Address: Lewisham Town Hall, Catford Road, London, Se6 4Ru

Grove Park Summer Programme

WG Grace Community Centre 17 August 10am to 4pm

A six-week programme of on-site activities, workshops and off-site trips.

Address: W G Grace Community Centre, 1 Lions Close, Grove Park, London, Se9 4Hg

Horniman Butterfly House

Horniman Museum and Gardens 17 August 10am to 5pm

A Butterfly House with hundreds of beautiful butterflies, free-flying in a specially planted tropical indoor garden

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

The Robot Zoo

Horniman Museum and Gardens 17 August 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

Breastfeeding Support Group Free

Torridon Road community library 17 August 10am to 12 noon

Support group for breastfeeding mothers.

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

Pristine Youth | Summer Programme

 17 August 10am to 3.30PM

Pristine youth summer programme, empowers young people through training, activities and Laughter creating great leaders.

Address: Brandram Road Community Centre, 25 33 Brandram Road, London, Se13 5Rt

Tenpin bowling for over 55s

MFA Bowl 17 August 10.15AM

Keep fit and socialise with this weekly bowling session

Address: 11 29 BELMONT HILL, LONDON, SE13 5AU

Dementia Carers Support Group Free

Carers Lewisham, Waldram Place, London, SE23 2LB 17 August 10.30AM to 12.30PM

If you would like to talk about any issues or queries you may have about dementia, come along to our Dementia Drop-in sessions for unpaid carers.

Address: 1 Waldram Place, Forest Hill, London, Se23 2Lb

Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 17 August 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

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

Ackroyd Community Centre 17 August 10.30AM to 12.30PM

Art class

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

Silver Lunch Club Free

Goldsmiths Community CentreGoldsmith Community Centre 17 August 11am to 2pm

A friendly and welcoming lunch club to provide the opportunity to meet new people, make friends and access support and advice.

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

The Dumps Adventure Playground Summer Scheme Free

Dumps Adventure Playground 17 August 11am to 5.45PM

5 weeks of summer fun

Address: Dumps Adventure Playground, 14 Oakview Road, Bellingham, London, Se6 3Qf

Ladywell Adventure Playground

Ladywell Fields Adventure Playground 17 August 11.15AM to 1pm

Summer activities and trips for all young people aged 8-19

Address: LADYWELL FIELDS ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND END OF, MALYONS ROAD, LADYWELL, LONDON, SE13 7XE

Gentle Seated Yoga Free

Torridon Road community library 17 August 11.30AM to 12.30PM

Chair yoga led by the lovely Ntathu.

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

Hornimans Explorers family workshop  Free

Horniman Museum and Gardens 17 August 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

No Smoking Clinic (for South Lewisham Goup Practice Patients only) Free

South Lewisham Group Practice 17 August  12 noon to 5pm

You are four times more likely to quit if you engage with the stop smoking services.

Address: SOUTH LEWISHAM HEALTH CENTRE, 50 CONISBOROUGH CRESCENT, LONDON, SE6 2SS

Stop Smoking Clinic - Lee Free

Burnt Ash Surgery 17 August  12 noon to 5pm

Stop smoking with a friendly advisor from the NHS

Address:

Bellingham Gateway Summer Scheme

Bellingham Gateway Youth and Community Centre 17 August 12.30PM to 5.30PM

Summer activities and trips for all young people aged 8-19 years.

Address: Bellingham Gateway Youth and Community Centre, 185 Brookehowse Road, Bellingham, London, Se6 3Tt

TNG Summer Scheme

The New Generation  17 August 12.30PM to 5.30PM

TNG will be running a fun, creative and engaging summer scheme for all young people to participate in positive activities.

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

Lewisham Cookery Clubs Free

Lewisham Irish Community Centre 17 August 12.30PM to 3pm

Learn to prepare quick, affordable, healthy and delicious meals at a 5-week community cookery club.

Address: Lewisham Irish Community Centre Davenport Hall, 2A Davenport Road, London, Se6 2Az

Trampoline

The Bridge Leisure Centre 17 August 1pm to 4pm

Week long trampoline crash courses ages and classes are as follows 3-6 yrs, 1-2pm 7-9 yrs 2-3pm 10+ 3-4pm

Address: The Bridge Recreation And Leisure Club, Kangley Bridge Road, London, Se26 5Aq

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

Ackroyd Community Centre 17 August 1pm to 2pm

Line dancing

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

Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 17 August 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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

Stop smoking clinic at Lewisham Hospital Free

Lewisham Hospital 17 August 1pm to 4pm

Stop smoking with a friendly stop smoking advisor from the NHS

Address: Lewisham Hospital Nhs Trust, 232 244 Hither Green Lane, Hither Green, London, Se13 6Rt

Zumba Gold Chair

Lewisham Irish Community Centre 17 August 1.10PM to 2pm

Fun and accessible exercising class for adults with learning difficulties, physical impairment or disabilities. The class is free for the carer.

Address: Lewisham Irish Community Centre Davenport Hall, 2A Davenport Road, London, Se6 2Az

Knit 'n' Natter Free

Torridon Road community library 17 August 1.30PM to 2.30PM

​A casual, weekly group for knitters of all ages and abilities. Come for a chat with some knitting with a lovely, friendly group of total knitters.

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

55+ active social

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 17 August 2pm to 3.30PM

Sessions for older people aged 55+ to enjoy sports and activities they may not usually take part in (Boccia, short mat bowls, walking football, athletics, tennis, netball). There is also a break for teas and coffees!

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

Inflatable during the holidays

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 17 August 2pm to 3pm

Come and race your mates on our pool inflatable which takes up the main pool! Must be able to swim 25m

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

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Downham Library 17 August 2pm to 2.30PM

Join us in the children’s library for a session of songs, nursery rhymes and stories for 0-2 year olds. Everyone welcome, no need to book.

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

LPF Seated Exercise

St. Mauritius House, Lewisham Park SE13 6QX  17 August 2.20PM to 3.30PM

Yoga-based gentle seated exercise for health and well-being

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Club Learning: after school club

Jubilee Sports Ground 17 August 3pm to 6pm

After school club for 5–11-year-olds

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

Albany Gardening Club Free

The Albany Centre and Theatre 17 August 3pm to 7pm

Would you like to learn how to grow your own food? Then come and join us every Thursday and the last Saturday afternoon of every month for our gardening club. See the Albany website for more information.

Address: Albany Centre And Theatre, Douglas Way, London, Se8 4Ag

XLP Bus Youth Club Free

At the top of Hazel Grove (nearest postcode is SE26 4JJ) 17 August 4pm to 6pm

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

Address:

Yoga for children

St George's Church 17 August 5.15PM to 6pm

Iyengar yoga for children

Address: THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST GEORGE WITH CHRISTCHURCH AND ST PAUL, VANCOUVER ROAD, LONDON, SE23 2AG

Van Dough regular pizza night

 17 August 5.30PM to 11.30PM

Van Dough woodfired sourdough pizza

Address:

Sabina Netball Club Training Sessions

Prendergast School 17 August 5.30PM to 7pm

Netball Club training, in preparation for league matches or just to develop new skills in the sport to gain school place

Address: PRENDERGAST SCHOOL, ADELAIDE AVENUE, LADYWELL, LONDON, SE4 1LE

JAD London Irish Dancing

Goldsmiths Community Centre 17 August 6pm to 7pm

Irish Dancing for ages 3 years plus.

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

Lewisham Tai Chi: In 'The Barn' at The Green Man

The Green Man 17 August 6.30PM to 8pm

Tai chi classes in Lewisham for health, relaxation and self defence.

Address: PHOENIX COMMUNITY HOUSING THE GREEN MAN, 355 BROMLEY ROAD, LONDON, SE6 2RP

Stars Tae Kwon Do Academy Kids Class

HAKA Sports Complex 17 August 6.30PM to 7.30PM

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

Address: HAKA SPORTS COMPLEX, LAUNCELOT ROAD, BROMLEY, BR1 5EB

Pilates Class - Beginners welcome

The Point Community Centre 17 August 6.45PM to 7.45PM

Pilates classes for people who live and work in Catford and around

Address:

Women's Only Swimming Lessons

 17 August 7.15PM to 8pm

Ladies only swimming lessons for just £1! Sessions will take place in our Thursday night Women’s Only slot. Lessons start at 7.15pm and will be led by a fully qualified and experienced female teacher.

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

Blackheath Women's Rugby Club Training Free

Well Hall 17 August 7.30PM to 9pm

Training for Blackheath Women's Rugby Club - Players of any ability welcome at any time

Address:

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

St George's Church 17 August 7.30PM to 9pm

Iyengar yoga classes and workshops for adults and children.

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

Upcycling Party at The Fox & Firkin Pub hosted by Morgs & Jen's Sewical Club

 17 August 8pm to 10pm

Morgs & Jen's Sewcial Club Present a Upcycling Party at the Fox & Firkin Pub, bring along a boring old item of clothing / accessory & we will help you turn it into something awesome!

Address: FOX AND FIRKIN, 316 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6JZ

Improve & Play drop-in tennis coaching

Sydenham Tennis Club, Lawrie Park Road, London SE26 6ET 17 August 8pm to 9pm

A drop-in tennis class for improvers and intermediates. Spend an hour with our Head Coach focusing on tactics and technique followed by social play. Suitable for improver and intermediate players. No need to book.

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