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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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Fit bus transport to exercise for older people Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 13 November 9am to 1pm

Our minibus is picking older, isolated people up from 'hubs' in the local community and take them to exercise sessions available in Downham, Whitefoot, Grove Park and Catford South.

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

Stop Smoking Clinic - Bellingham Green Surgery Free

Bellingham GreenBellingham Green Surgery 13 November 9am to 1pm

Free and friendly support from the stop smoking team

Address: Bellingham Green Park, Bellingham Green, Bellingham, London, Se6 3Hd

Learn My Way: IT Support Session

The Library at Deptford Lounge 13 November 9.30AM to 11.30AM

Free Basic IT Training

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

Yamal: The Stream of Life  Free

Horniman Museum and Gardens 13 November 10am to 5.30PM

A beautiful photography exhibition revealing the lives and culture of people living in the Yamal region of Northwest Siberia.

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

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 13 November 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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

Two-day healthy eating and physical activity training Free

Forest Hill Methodist Centre 13 November 10am to 4pm

2-day training exclusively for community groups in the borough

Address: Forest Hill Methodist Church And Centre, Normanton Street, Forest Hill, London, Se23 2Ds

Safe Hang out space with free WiFi!!!!  Free

 13 November 10am to 4pm

Free safe space for young people to use!

Address:

The Lore of the Land Free

Horniman Museum and Gardens 13 November 10am to 5.30PM

The first exhibition in our new arts space, The Studio, explores our deep-rooted relationship with the natural world and is co-curated by members of the community and artist Serena Korda.

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

Arts befriending group (singing)

The Grove Centre 13 November 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

Calabash Centre 13 November 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

Tuesday Digital Drop ins @Lewisham Library Free

Lewisham Library 13 November 10am to 12 noon

Would you like to learn how to use an iPad? Is your laptop languishing in the corner? Wondering about Wifi? Eager to Email? Come along to one of our training sessions and let us show you how.

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

Breastfeeding support drop-in session Free

Bellingham Children's Centre 13 November 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 13 November 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

EVOLUTION of The Artist and the Exhibited Works Free

Horniman Museum and Gardens 13 November 10am to 5.30PM

An installation of beautifully crafted life-size crochet animal sculptures by UK based Crochetdermy® artist Shauna Richardson.

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

Rhyme Time Free

Forest Hill Community Library 13 November 10am to 10.30AM

Join Molly and Ginger for Songs, Nursery Rhymes and Stories.

Address: Forest Hill Library, Dartmouth Road, London, Se23 3Hz

Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 13 November 10.30AM to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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

BMXercise in Beckenham Place Park

Beckenham Place Park 13 November 10.30AM to 11.30AM

Come to weekly women's beginner BMX sessions.

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

Soft play for 1–4 years

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 13 November 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 13 November 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

Forster Park and North Downham Walking Group Free

Goldsmiths Community Centre 13 November 10.30AM to 11.30AM

Friendly walking group meets every Tuesday 10:30am at Goldsmiths Community Centre for a 1-hour walk around the park

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

Carers Coffee Morning  Free

Carers Lewisham, Waldram Place, Forest Hill, SE23 2LB 13 November 10.30AM to 12.30PM

Would you like to get out of the house and meet other carers in similar situations to your own?

Address:

Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 13 November 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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

Day Care for people with dementia and their carers Free

Age Exchange 13 November 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

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 13 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

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

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 13 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

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

Darby and Joan Club

Kingswood Hall 13 November 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 13 November 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

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

Ackroyd Community Centre 13 November  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

 13 November 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

Tai chi classes

Stanstead Lodge Seniors Club 13 November 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 13 November 1pm to 3pm

Help for people with using and understanding their smart technology

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

Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 13 November 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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

XLP Bus Youth Club Free

At the top of Hazel Grove (nearest postcode is SE26 4JJ) 13 November 3.30PM to 5.30PM

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

Address:

Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 13 November 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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

Stop Smoking Clinic - Downham Leisure Centre Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 13 November 4pm to 7pm

Free and friendly help from the stop smoking service

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

After School Sewing & Craft Club

Make Mee Studio 13 November 4.30PM to 6pm

A great extra curricular activity that will give your child transferable life skills. They will learn to use a sewing machine and loads of other craft and design techniques; crochet, appliqué, embroidery, dressmaking, pattern cutting and more!

Address: 35 TYRWHITT ROAD, LONDON, SE4 1QD

Mermaid swimming lessons

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 13 November 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

HTML/CSS code club for 8–11-year-olds Free

Lewisham Library 13 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code or develop your existing skills at our coding club for 8-11 year olds on the 1st floor. Please email lewishamlibrary@lewisham.gov.uk to book spaces for the autumn term. Free

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

Lewisham Fringe Festival

The London Theatre - New Cross 13 November 6pm to 9pm

30 plays, dance events, stand up, kids shows, music and arts

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

Book group  Free

Forest Hill Community Library 13 November 6.30PM to 7.30PM

Meet Friends to discuss a new book each month

Address: Forest Hill Library, Dartmouth Road, London, Se23 3Hz

Tuesday Totter

opposite Le Delice 13 November 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 13 November 6.30PM to 7.30PM

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

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

Health Talk: Saving lives one cell at a time... Free

Lewisham Library 13 November 7pm to 8.30PM

Why is blood and stem cell donation so important? We talk to donors and recipients of stem cell donation for the human story behind it, as well as finding out more about a disease which depends on blood donation availability, sickle cell anaemia.

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

Bellingham Community Gospel Choir

Christ Church United Reform Church 13 November 7pm to 9pm

An open and relaxed choir for singers of all abilities and experience

Address:

123 bouteille Free

Bottle Bar and Shop 13 November 7.30PM to 10pm

Join us for an evening of French speaking and delicious drinks!

Address:

Ukulele Beginners Course for Adults

88A TRESSILLIAN ROAD 13 November 7.30PM to 8.30PM

Six week ukulele course for total beginners

Address: 88A TRESSILLIAN ROAD, LONDON, SE4 1YD

FIRST ACT - acting classes for adults, beginners welcome

Sydenham Centre 13 November 7.30PM to 9.30PM

Led by Jonathan Kaufman, the creative director of Spontaneous Productions, six fortnightly sessions will explore a range of acting styles and techniques and culminate in a presentation of short scenes presented ‘script-in-hand’.

Address:

Sing pop, soul and jazz

Mycenae House 13 November 8pm to 9pm

Weekly choir sessions and singing lessons

Address:

Comedy Tuesdays

The Honor Oak 13 November 8pm to 10pm

Stand-up comedy night ft. TV headliners and the best of the UK circuit.

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

Pilates Class - Beginners welcome

St Dunstan's Jubilee Ground 13 November 8.15PM to 9.10PM

Pilates - small class sizes, beginners welcome, all equipment provided. Pilates Foundation and YMCA certified teacher.

Address:

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