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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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St David Coffee House open evenings

St David Coffee House 18 January 8am to 1am

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

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

Help with Job Hunting and CVs - National Careers Service Free

Downham Library 18 January 9am to 5pm

Please book to see our careers advisor for help with all aspects of job searching and career development, whether you are employed or not. Please call 0203 714 8350 to book an hour long slot on a Friday between 9-1 or 2-5. Booking essential.

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

Fit bus transport to exercise for older people Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 18 January 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

Learn to Play Traditional Chinese Music: Guzheng 1-1 Course - Goldsmiths Confucius Institute

Goldsmiths University of London 18 January 9am to 7pm

Guzheng is a traditional Chinese stringed instrument plucked with plectra attached to four fingers of one or both hands with tape. This flexible 1-1 course fits arounds your schedule. Students will have the opportunity to learn to play Chinese songs.

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

Windrush: Arrival 1948 Free

Goldsmiths University of London 18 January 9am to 9pm

An exhibition reimagining and recreating Windrush passenger landing cards, to represent those destroyed by the Home Office in 2010.

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

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

Ackroyd Community Centre 18 January 9.30AM to 11am

Yoga for older people.

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

French Rhyme-Time at Blackheath Community Library Free

Blackheath Village community library service 18 January 9.30AM to 10.30AM

Join Sylvie for songs and rhymes in French!

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

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 18 January 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

Wild Helpers  Free

PLACE/Ladywell 18 January 10am to 12.30PM

Grow, create, learn and volunteer indoors with Wild Cat Wilderness. All ages and abilities welcome to our winter indoor programme featuring nature=based arts and crafts

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Stay and Play

The Parkside Centre 18 January 10am to 1pm

A drop in stay and play session for adults and children aged 0-4

Address: 1 COPPERWOOD PLACE, LONDON, SE10 8GF

Gentle Pilates Class

Louise House 18 January 10am to 11am

Fun and friendly Pilates class. Suitable for beginners!

Address:

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

 18 January 10am to 4pm

Free safe space for young people to use!

Address:

The Lore of the Land Free

Horniman Museum and Gardens 18 January 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

Calabash Day Centre/Lewisham Older Adults

Calabash Centre 18 January 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

Horniman Butterfly House

Horniman Museum and Gardens 18 January 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 18 January 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

Informal art group

The Grove Centre 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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

Mini Beans Stay and Play

 18 January 11am to 1pm

A fun stay and play with lots of toys, stories and an arts and crafts session

Address: 1 COPPERWOOD PLACE, LONDON, SE10 8GF

Hartbeeps

The Abbotshall Road Healthy Lifestyle Centre 18 January 11am to 1pm

Innovative, multi-sensory and highly interactive sessions for your little ones! 11am session for 8-18 months, 12noon session for newborn-8 months

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

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 18 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

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

Lunch at the Take a Break Cafe Free

Ringway Community Centre 18 January  12 noon to 3pm

Every Friday afternoon from 12 to 3 our main hall is transformed into a lively café where we serve soup with fresh home 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

Ladywell Bowling Club

Ladywell Bowling Club 18 January 1pm to 7.30PM

Free taster sessions available

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

Movies for the over-50s Free

The New Generation  18 January 1pm to 3.30PM

Movie of choice on a large screen

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

Trampolining for 3+

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 18 January 1.30PM to 2.30PM

Our trampolining sessions take place with a qualified coach who takes participants through the british gymnastic awards scheme!

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

Origami Club Free

Downham Library 18 January 2pm to 3pm

Transform coloured paper into something magical with the art of Japanese paper folding. For ages 7+. Free, no need to book.

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

Picture This - my family history in pictures Free

Age Exchange 18 January 2pm to 3.30PM

Have you a box of family photographs, letters or objects that you would like to use to tell a story? Would you like to create a family history in pictures?

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

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

Ackroyd Community Centre 18 January 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 18 January 3pm to 5pm

Weekly film showing

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

Trampolining for 3+

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 18 January 4pm to 5pm

Our trampolining sessions take place with a qualified coach who takes participants through the british gymnastic awards scheme!

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

Trampolining for 3+

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 18 January 5pm to 6pm

Our trampolining sessions take place with a qualified coach who takes participants through the british gymnastic awards scheme!

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

Chinese Dance for Health and Wellbeing Evening Course - Goldsmiths Confucius Institute

Goldsmiths University of London 18 January 5.30PM to 7pm

This course was developed by the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy. Based on the principles of traditional Chinese dance forms and healthcare beliefs, this dance is intended to be fun whilst promoting general health and wellbeing.

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

Conversational Mandarin Chinese Evening Course - Goldsmiths Confucius Institute

Goldsmiths University of London 18 January 6pm to 8pm

This is a beginner’s course in Mandarin Chinese suitable for those with no prior experience of the language. This course focuses purely on spoken Chinese allowing students to become conversational in Chinese in the quickest time.

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

Learn to Play Traditional Chinese Music: Chinese Vessel Flute (Xun) Evening Course - Goldsmiths Confucius Institute

Goldsmiths University of London 18 January 6pm to 7pm

Somewhat similar to the Chinese ocarina, Xun is not only a fine ceramic artifact in its own right; it is also one of the oldest musical instruments originating from China. This is a 5-week beginner's course and is open to all.

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

Roller skating

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 18 January 6.30PM to 7.30PM

Roller skating sessions for children!

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

Boogie Bounce

The Abbotshall Road Healthy Lifestyle Centre 18 January 6.30PM to 7.30PM

Complete exercise programme on a mini trampoline choreographed to music. Mixed event suitable for all.

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

TURNING OF THE YEAR - KEY STAGE 2 CONCERTS

Blackheath Halls 18 January 7pm to 8.30PM

Turning of the Year concerts are designed to give children a unique opportunity to share in the excitement of making music in a professional environment with a large group of children from other schools, and to perform to a supportive audience.

Address: Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, London, Se3 9Rq

XLP Bus Youth Club Free

Outside Riverside Youth Centre (nearest postcode is SE8 3QQ) 18 January 7.30PM to 9pm

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

United Sound of Sydenham Free

Golden Lion 18 January 8pm to 11.55PM

Dj Giles Frampton & guests spin a vinyl only splash of soul, funk, ska, reggae latin’n’boogie to a friendly crowd at the now weekly longstanding night. Jump in, the waters warm.

Address: 116 Sydenham Road, London, Se26 5Jx

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  18 January 8.30PM to 10.30PM

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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