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Activities for children and young people

 Find a range of activities for children and young people. 

You can also find regular activities running at youth clubs, adventure playgrounds, children's centres and libraries.
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Buzzers Kids Camp

Glass Mill Leisure Centre   29 May 10am to 4pm

Our Buzzers Academies are aimed at children aged 5 to 12 years and are tailored to suit all sporting interests and abilities.

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Beckenham Place Park - forest school

Beckenham Place Park (the Mansion)  30 May 10am to 4pm

Enjoy flowery fun and try your hand at Hapa Zome - the art of using flowers and leaves to make beautiful pictures!

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May Half Term at Bromley and Downham Youth Club

Bromley and Downham Youth Club  31 May 4.30PM to 7.30PM

Multi-activities during half term for 11 years + at Bromley and Downham Youth Club.

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Hillyfields Junior Parkrun Free

Hilly Fields, off Adelaide Road, Ladywell/Brockley SE4 1LD 27 May 9.30AM

You against the clock! A free weekly timed 2K run for 4 to 14 year-olds.

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Sunday Morning Football Club

Forster Memorial Park 27 May 10am to 12 noon

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

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Parties!

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 27 May  12 noon to 1pm

There are lots of parties to choose from at the Centre. Parties include mermaid, pool inflatable, swimming party, bouncy castle. roller skating and much more!

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Half term fun – build a scarecrow! Free Council

Beckenham Place Park 28 May 10.30AM to 12.30PM

Help make scarecrows for the straw bale garden.

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Music with Hessie and Diane Free

Torridon Road community library 28 May 10.30AM to 11.15AM

Music making for 3-5 year olds

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Half term fun – build a scarecrow! Free Council

Beckenham Place Park 28 May 2pm to 4pm

Help make scarecrows for the straw bale garden.

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Club Learning: after school club

Jubilee Sports Ground 28 May 3pm to 6pm

After school club for 5–11-year-olds

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Whatever youth theatre for those at risk of mental health problems

Horniman Museum and Gardens 28 May 4.30PM to 2.30PM

8–14 year olds at risk of developing mental health issues are invited to a supportive free drama programme.

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Gymnastics 5–7 years (small experience)

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 28 May 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Gymnastic sessions for children with little or no experience of gymnastics, taken by two coaches.

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Millwall Football Camp

Bellingham Leisure & Lifestyle Centre 29 May - 30 May 9am to 3pm

Children are coached in their age groups, with the morning of the courses being devoted to coaching, then the afternoon devoted to fun and games.

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Half-term fun – make a cress head or two! Free Council

Beckenham Place Park 29 May 10.30AM to 12.30PM

Make your own cress head and watch its hair grow!

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Soft play for 1–4 years

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 29 May 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

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May Half Term at Bromley and Downham Youth Club

Bromley and Downham Youth Club 29 May 4.30PM to 7.30PM

Half term activites such as table tennis, pool, table football, cooking and arts and crafts for ages 8-11 years.

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Mermaid swimming lessons

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 29 May 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

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Stars Tae Kwon Do Academy Kids Class

HAKA Sports Complex 29 May 6.30PM to 7.30PM

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

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Millwall Football Camp

The Bridge Leisure Centre 30 May - 31 May 9am to 3pm

Children are coached in their age groups, with the morning of the courses being devoted to coaching, then the afternoon devoted to fun and games.

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May Half Term Holiday Course at Montage Theatre Arts

Prendergast Hilly Fields College 30 May - 1 June 9.30AM to 4.30PM

Three days of musical theatre workshops to create a show based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece 'The Phantom of the Opera'.

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Moo Music

Goldsmiths Community Centre 30 May 9.45AM to 10.30AM

Moosical Fun for your Little One Suitable for children 18 months to 4 years

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Baby Bounce Free Council

The Library at Deptford Lounge 30 May 2.15PM to 2.45PM

Songs and Rhymes for under 2s

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Club Learning: after school club

Jubilee Sports Ground 30 May 3pm to 6pm

After school club for 5–11-year-olds

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Street dance classes with Aim High Dance Academy

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  30 May 4.15PM to 5pm

Dance classes for children aged 3+

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Community Football Free

Goldsmiths Community Centre 30 May 5pm to 7.30PM

Free Community football sessions!

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Millwall Football Camp

Warren Avenue Playing Fields, BR1 4BS 31 May - 1 June 9am to 3pm

Children are coached in their age groups, with the morning of the courses being devoted to coaching, then the afternoon devoted to fun and games.

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Half-term fun – make a mini-garden!

Beckenham Place Park (the Mansion) 31 May 10.30AM to 12 noon

Create your own mini garden using natural materials such as moss and pebbles.

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Sabina Netball Club Training Sessions

Prendergast School 31 May 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

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JAD London Irish Dancing

Goldsmiths Community Centre 31 May 6pm to 7pm

Irish Dancing for ages 3 years plus.

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Stars Tae Kwon Do Academy Kids Class

HAKA Sports Complex 31 May 6.30PM to 7.30PM

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

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METRO Zest  Free

 1 June 

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

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Club Learning: after school club

Jubilee Sports Ground 1 June 3pm to 6pm

After school club for 5–11-year-olds

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Half term at Bromley & Downham Youth Club

Bromley and Downham Youth Club 1 June 4.30PM to 7.30PM

Multi-activities during half term for 11 years + at Bromley and Downham Youth Club.

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Friday Night Development Centre

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 1 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

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Beckenham Place park run Free

Beckenham Place Park 2 June 9am

Walk, jog or run 5K – just you against the clock!

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Catford Parkrun Free

Mountsfield Park 2 June 9am

Run, jog or walk 5K - just you against the clock!

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Saturday Morning Football Club

Forster Memorial Park 2 June 10am to 12 noon

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

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Under 5s Rhymes and Stories Free Council

The Library at Deptford Lounge 2 June 10.30AM to 11am

Songs and Rhymes for Under 5s

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Lingotot Spanish Class for Kids (0-5yrs)

Telegraph Hill Centre 2 June 10.30AM to 11.30AM

Interactive Spanish Classes for Children (0-5years)

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Craft Club Free Council

The Library at Deptford Lounge 2 June 11am to 12 noon

Craft Club for Primary School age children

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Parties!

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 2 June  12 noon to 1pm

There are lots of parties to choose from at the Centre. Parties include mermaid, pool inflatable, swimming party, bouncy castle. roller skating and much more!

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ACAA Supplementary School  Free

The Albany Centre and Theatre 2 June  12 noon to 2pm

Support for children of all ages from migrant, refugee and BME families with their core subjects.

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Family film club at Deptford Library Free Council

The Library at Deptford Lounge 2 June 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Family Film

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