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Council services over the Christmas and New Year period

Find out about changes to council services over the Christmas and New Year period.


Breastfeeding support drop-in session Free

Bellingham Children's Centre 
18 December 10am to 12 noon

Come along for information and support on breastfeeding.

Horniman Butterfly House

Horniman Museum and Gardens 
18 December 10am to 5pm

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

Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 
18 December 10.30AM to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

Pre-school gymnastics

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 
18 December 10.30AM to 11.15AM

Children who are 2+ can try out gymnastics from this young age! Lots of equipment will be used with a qualified instructor.


The Albany Centre and Theatre 
18 December 11am to 2pm

Join Geppetto and Pinocchio as they meet all manner of characters: a very shady fox and cat, a performing donkey, a terrible whale who swallows people whole, a talking cricket, and an anglerfish blues band.

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Free 30 hour childcare for working parents

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Free 15 hours per week childcare for two-year-olds

Support for 0–25-year-olds with SEND and their carers