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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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The Missing Chapter: Black Chronicles

Lewisham Library  17 October - all day

An exhibition of photographs telling the stories of black people living and working in Britain during the decades following the birth of photography in 1839.

 Free Council
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Art exhibition – with the works of Paris Batchelor

New Cross community library 17 October - all day

Come and experience the work of self-taught artist Paris Bachelor.

Address: New Cross Library, 283 285 New Cross Road, London, Se14 6As

Meaka Bears British Sign Language classes

Deaf is Cool space  17 October 5.30AM to 7.30AM

This a chance to learn British Sign Language level 1 and 2 and also introduction to BSL as a day course.

Address: 16 Leegate, Grove Park, London, Se12 8Ss

Zumba

Ted Ray Scout Hall 17 October 7am to 8am

Latin rhythm inspired dance workout.

Address: 123 SPRINGBANK ROAD, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6SS

'The Escapist' Escape Room by Modern Fables

 17 October 9am to 9.30PM

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: GUILD HOUSE FIRST FLOOR FRONT, EXCELSIOR WORKS, ROLLINS STREET, LONDON, SE15 1EP

Learn My Way: IT Support Session

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

Free Basic IT Training

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

Arts befriending group (singing)

The Grove Centre 17 October 10am to 11.45AM

'The Befrienders' are a Lewisham-based singing group for people aged 55 and over.

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

Calabash Day Centre/Lewisham Older Adults

 17 October 10am to 4pm

Hestia’s Lewisham Older Adults Day Service, which is based in Lewisham, is a specialist service that helps to meet the needs of Older Adults who may have a physical disability, an acquired brain injury, a history of mental ill health and onset dementia.

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

Stay and Play Free

Torridon Road community library 17 October 10am to 12 noon

Stories, songs, things to make and play for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years.

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

Breastfeeding support drop-in session Free

Bellingham Children's Centre 17 October 10am to 12 noon

Come along for information and support on breastfeeding.

Address: BELLINGHAM CHILDREN'S CENTRE, 109A RANDLESDOWN ROAD, BELLINGHAM, LONDON, SE6 3HB

Horniman Butterfly House

Horniman Museum and Gardens 17 October 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 October 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

Stop Smoking Clinic - Catford Free

Rushey Green Group Practice 17 October 10am to 4pm

Stop smoking with a friendly advisor from the NHS

Address: RUSHEY GREEN GROUP PRACTICE, THE PRIMARY CARE CENTRE, HAWSTEAD ROAD, LONDON, SE6 4JH

Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 17 October 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

Address: Sydenham Library, Sydenham Road, London, Se26 5Se

Soft play for 1-4 years

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 17 October 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

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

Daily coffee mornings and/or lunch for older people

The Grove Centre 17 October 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

Torridon Writers

Torridon Road community library 17 October 10.30AM to 12.30PM

Writing group, come and share your writing and get feedback from other writers.

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

Carers Coffee Morning! Free

 17 October 10.30AM to 12.30PM

Would you like to get out of the house and meet other carers in similar situations to your own? Would you like an opportunity to get information and support? This support group is open to all carers of any age or caring responsibility in Lewisham.

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

Free fitness classes for women Free

Moonshot Centre 17 October 11am to 12 noon

Get fit and make friends, come to our fitness class for women! Exclusively until November 2017.

Address: Moonshot Community Centre, Angus Street, London, Se14 6Lu

Day Care for people with dementia and their carers Free

Age Exchange 17 October 11am to 3pm

The new Day Care Services, led by experienced practitioners, include a range of enjoyable and creative activities - visual arts, knitting, singing, playing music, dance and drama, for example. These aim to maintain participants’ health and wellbeing.

Address: Age Exchange Reminiscence Centre 1, The Reminiscence Centre, 11 Blackheath Village, Blackheath, London, Se3 9La

CSRF Local Community Group for Retirees

St Alfege Church 17 October 11am to 1pm

Community group for local retirees. Teas, coffees and cakes provided. Events such as museum visits, cinema/theatre trips and educational talks are organised.

Address: 3 GREENWICH CHURCH STREET, GREENWICH, SE10 9BJ

Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 17 October 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

Address: Sydenham Library, Sydenham Road, London, Se26 5Se

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 17 October 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes

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

Soft play for 1-4 years

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 17 October 11.30AM to 12.30PM

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

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

Darby and Joan Club

Kingswood Hall 17 October 11.45AM to 2.15PM

Get together with others at this weekly event

Address: Kingswood Hall, Kingswood Place, London, Se13 5Bu

Belly-dancing with Maria

The Bakehouse Theatre 17 October 11.45AM to 12.45PM

A body-positive, friendly and fun group for women of all ages, shapes, sizes, abilities and quirks.

Address: The Reminiscence Centre, 11 Blackheath Village, Blackheath, London, Se3 9La

Hornimans Explorers family workshop  Free

Horniman Museum and Gardens 17 October 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

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

Ackroyd Community Centre 17 October  12 noon to 12.45PM

Seated exercise group

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

Craft and men's social befriending group

 17 October 12.30PM to 2.30PM

Craft and a games group for people aged 55+

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

Trampoline

The Bridge Leisure Centre 17 October 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

Tai chi classes

Stanstead Lodge Seniors Club 17 October 1pm to 2pm

Practise the art of meditation in movement and calm the waters of the mind.

Address: 260 Stanstead Road, Crofton Park, London, Se23 1Dd

Techy Tea

Ewart Road Community Clubhouse 17 October 1pm to 3pm

Help for people with using and understanding their smart technology

Address: 44 Wastdale Road, Forest Hill, London, Se23 1Hn

Carers Support Group (N/hood 1-North) Free

Waldron Health Centre, Stanley St. SE8 4BG 17 October 1pm to 3pm

Would you like to get out of the house and meet other carers in similar situations to your own? Would you like an opportunity to get information and support? This support group is open to all carers of any age or caring responsibility in Lewisham.

Address: WALDRON HEALTH CENTRE, 3 AMERSHAM VALE, LONDON, SE14 6LD

Monthly Carers Support Group Free

 17 October 1pm to 3pm

Open Support Group for Carers offering advice, refreshments & stress management strategies

Address: WALDRON HEALTH CENTRE, 3 AMERSHAM VALE, LONDON, SE14 6LD

Techy Tea

Ewart Community Hall 17 October 1pm to 3pm

Learn how to use the internet with tablets with help from our buddies, with free tea and cake to keep you going.

Address: Ewart Road Clubroom, 44 Wastdale Road, Forest Hill, London, Se23 1Hn

Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 17 October 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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

Health Visitor Baby Clinic Free

Torridon Road community library 17 October 1.30PM to 3pm

Free baby clinic. Entrance through side gate.

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

Carers Support Group (N/hood 2-East) Free

Rushey Green GP, Hawstead Rd. SE6 4JH 17 October 2pm to 4pm

Would you like to get out of the house and meet other carers in similar situations to your own? Would you like an opportunity to get information and support? This support group is open to all carers of any age or caring responsibility in Lewisham.

Address: RUSHEY GREEN GROUP PRACTICE, THE PRIMARY CARE CENTRE, HAWSTEAD ROAD, LONDON, SE6 4JH

Stop smoking clinic at Lewisham Hospital Free

Lewisham Hospital 17 October 2pm 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

Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 17 October 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

Address: Sydenham Library, Sydenham Road, London, Se26 5Se

Colouring Club Free

Torridon Road community library 17 October 3.30PM to 4.30PM

Free colouring session for kids.

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

Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 17 October 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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

Fine art for young people

Lewisham Arthouse 17 October 4.30PM to 6pm

An introduction to the skills and ideas behind drawing and painting for young people.

Address: Lewisham Art House, 140 Lewisham Way, London, Se14 6Pd

Mermaid swimming lessons

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 17 October 5pm to 5.45PM

Yes you can become a mermaid! Wear the tail and fin to learn how to swim in it and perform different skills and routines. Must have passed ASA stage 5

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

TNG Tuesday's Junior & Mixed Sessions  Free

TNG Youth & Community Centre 17 October 5.15PM to 7.45PM

Activities are vibrant, engaging, interesting, fun and challenging

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

Code club HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 17 October 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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

Chinese Classical Dance for Adults Free

Goldsmiths University of London 17 October 5.30PM to 7pm

Chinese classical dance has a unique identity and style, with refined and sophisticated characteristics. It is a creative expression and embodiment of Chinese culture and is a part of the heritage that has been passed down throughout Chinese history.

Address: Goldsmiths University Of London, Lewisham Way, London, Se14 6Nw

Chinese Martial Arts for Adults: Qigong

Goldsmiths University of London 17 October 6pm to 7.30PM

Chinese yoga, known as Qigong, is a form of exercise that has its roots going back thousands of years. Qigong focuses on gentle, meditative flowing movements and stretches in order to harmonise the body and mind and bring oneself into a state of balance.

Address: Goldsmiths University Of London, Lewisham Way, London, Se14 6Nw

Love2Dance 8-18 year olds Free

Riverside Youth Club 17 October 6.15PM to 8pm

Love2Dance gives you the opportunity to not only learn street dance but to attend shows and events to get you inspired as well as taking part in live performances.

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

Tuesday Totter

opposite Le Delice 17 October 6.30PM to 8.30PM

A fortnightly 10-mile social cycle around the local area, organised by Lewisham Cyclists

Address: 38 LADYWELL ROAD, LADYWELL, LONDON, SE13 7UZ

Stars Tae Kwon Do Academy Kids Class

HAKA Sports Complex 17 October 6.30PM to 7.30PM

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

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

Chinese Folk Dance

Goldsmiths University of London 17 October 7pm to 8.30PM

China has many regions where ethnic minorities have their own signature dance and some of these will be explored during the course. Students will be taught folk dance choreography and traditional movements.

Address: Goldsmiths University Of London, Lewisham Way, London, Se14 6Nw

Choirs and singing

Mycenae House 17 October 7pm to 10pm

Weekly choir sessions and singing lessons

Address:

Quaggy Community Choir

Parkside SE10 Community Centre 17 October 7pm to 8.30PM

Fun and welcoming community choir led by Jake Alexander We sing an eclectic mix of songs from across genres, cultures and styles.

Address:

Adult Musical Theatre Choir - Montage Theatre Arts

Prendergast Hilly Fields College 17 October 7pm to 9pm

Fun and friendly sessions for adults, singing all your favourites from stage and screen!

Address: Prendergast Girls School, Adelaide Avenue, Ladywell, London, Se4 1Le

Write Club (fortnightly writing group for writers in any genre or subject)

Sydenham Centre 17 October 7.30PM to 9.30PM

An informal writing group for writers of all levels of ability and working in any genre or style

Address: 44 Sydenham Road, London, Se26 5Qx

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

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

Iyengar yoga classes and workshops for adults and children.

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

R&B Soul Stepping Mixed Abilities

Lewisham Irish Community Centre 17 October 7.45PM to 8.45PM

Dance yourself fit to the latest R&B Soul tunes.

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

Laugh Train Home ft. Glenn Wool

The Honor Oak 17 October 8pm to 10pm

Laugh Train Home is known for hilarious comedy nights, a fun atmosphere and a bit of the unexpected...

Address: St Germains Hotel, 1 St Germans Road, London, Se23 1Rh
 

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