Coin Street Community Builders
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Summer at Coin Street

Child playing football

Make the most of summer at Coin Street with a jam-packed programme of activity taking place, with something for all ages.

Expect fun-filled day trips, sizzling bbqs and lots to keep young people happy during the school holidays.

Here’s a taster of what’s on

Summer Camp
23 July-20 August, 9am-3pm, Colombo Centre, SE1 8DP, £35 per week
School’s nearly out. That can only mean one thing – it’s time for summer camp. Our summer camp for 8–12 year olds, promises an enjoyable programme of entertainment and exercise. With exciting activities including sports, swimming, trips, cooking, crafts and even workshops with Rambert. For more details contact Dan on

Holiday Play Scheme
9am-4pm or 8am-6pm, Coin Street neighbourhood centre, 23 July–31 August, £30-£35 per day
Do you need summer care for your child aged 4½-11 years old? Our holiday playscheme offers excellent care as part of our Ofsted outstanding family and children’s centre. Our science, technology, English and maths based workshops and games, are designed to ensure your child has fun while strengthening their skills. As well as creative activities including cooking, crafts and more. Book the full day and your child will enjoy an award-nominated healthy tea cooked by our onsite chef. To book contact Natalie Mofus on 020 7021 16

Picnic in the Park
21 & 22 July, Saturday 11–5pm, Sunday 1-4pm, Bernie Spain Gardens, SE1 9PH, FREE
Come and join us for a fun-filled weekend of arts, entertainment and activities for all the community. On Saturday join ArtReach’s Night of Festivals as they entertain all with a festive parade and crafts workshops. Then join us for a picnic in Bernie Spain Gardens, gardening and games on the Sunday. For more information contact Natalie on

Mondays, 5.30–8.30pm, Coin Street neighbourhood centre, SE1 9NH, FREE
Are you a young woman between the ages of 18-25 who would like to build confidence and self-esteem in a safe and supported environment? Join us every Monday for art therapy workshops with trained performance professionals from Futures Theatre. For more information please contact Natalie on

Gentle Gardening
Tuesdays 11.30am–2pm, Colombo Centre, SE1 8DP, FREE
Everyone is welcome at our weekly gardening sessions. Come along and meet new people, learn about growing vegetables, herbs and plants and share healthy food. For more information please contact Laura Reynolds on

Upgrade Yourself enterprise programme
Mondays, 6–8pm, Coin Street neighbourhood centre, SE1 9NH, 16–30 years, FREE
This summer, join us for Upgrade Yourself enterprise workshops and get access to a business mentor who will give you one-to-one advice. Get involved in a fantastic opportunity to attend a free Flying Start Workshop and learn from industry professionals at King’s College University. We’re also hosting a marketplace event for local entrepreneurs where you can network with other small businesses and build your customer base. For more information please contact Harjinder on

Young at Heart Boat Party
9 August, 1pm, over 50s, £6, limited spaces
Our annual over 50s boat party returns this year for an afternoon of fun, food and a trip along the Thames. For information contact Dan on

Community Getaway – Seaside Trip
21 August, all day, meet at Coin Street neighbourhood centre at 8.45am, all ages welcome, £10 incl. travel, limited spaces
Join us for a trip to the seaside town of Margate. To book contact Anna on

Community BBQ
23 August, 5-7pm, Coin Street neighbourhood centre, all ages welcome, donations welcome
Join us on the roof-top garden for a community BBQ. To book contact Natalie on