Community activities for all ages

Wednesday Stay ‘n’ Play

Meet others in a relaxed environment with lots of opportunity for play. This new session is based at Blackfriars Settlement and delivered by our Early Years Educators, with regular visits from our family support team to offer advice on parenting, child development, child safety and emotional well-being.

Date: Wednesdays (term time only)

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: Blackfriars Settlement,

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For families with children 0-5 years old

Feel Good Wednesday

Would you like to build confidence as a parent, find new ways to handle stress and strengthen the bond between you and your child? Join us for our new feel good Wednesday sessions. 

Date: Wednesdays (term time only)

Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? By referral or self-referral

Age Range: For families with children 0-5 years old

Under 20s Stay ‘n’ Play

Come along with your babies and toddlers for midwifery care including breastfeeding, contraception advice, access to Coin Street’s specialist support for training and employment, childcare and more.

Date: Thursdays (term time only),

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For parents under 20 years old with children 0-5 years old

NEW! Community Choir

Enjoy singing? Want to improve your technique with coaching and advice from a trained professional? Then join us for our weekly sessions which focus on vocalisation, performance and much more! Together we will sing everything from musical theatre classics to pop songs.

Date: Thursdays from 10 January

Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: All ages welcome

Place2Be

An art therapy counselling service for mums, dads, grandparents, step-parents and carers with children under 5 years old.

Date: Fridays (term time only)

Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Yes by referral only

Age Range: For families with children 0-5 years old

Dads and Male Carers Group

Come along to our Stay, Play ‘n’ Relax, offering an informal session where you can play with your children, meet other dads and carers, discuss the things that matter to you and talk about activities you want to see for dads and male carers. 

Date: Saturdays, 15 Sep, 13 Oct, 10 Nov, 8 Dec, 12 Jan, 9 Feb, 9 Mar

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Suggested donation £2 per family.

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For dads and male carers with children 0-8 years old

Employment Support

 Not in education or employment? Would you like help getting your dream job? Join us for one to one sessions and get tailored career support with a Peabody employment advisor.   

Date: Mondays from 14 January or Thursdays from 10 January

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: FREE

Should I book? Book in advance or just turn up. Must book for Thursday session.

Age Range: Mondays (All ages) Thursdays (18 plus)

Young Leaders

Are you 12-19 years old interested in making a difference in your community? Join our young leaders as they unite their voices to pioneer projects and make a difference in their neighbourhood. Come along and learn leadership skills while developing projects in your area.

Date: Mondays from 7 January (every fortnight)

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: 12-19 year olds

Under 20s Antenatal Group

Come along and meet other young parents, make friends and discuss labour, feeding and more.

Date: Thursdays, 20 Sep, 18 Oct, 15 Nov, 20 Dec, 17 Jan, 14 Feb, 21 Mar

Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For women under 20 years old who are pregnant.

Art Group

Let your creativity flow at our fortnightly art sessions. Meet new friends and learn new skills. Sessions are held at the Coin Street neighbourhood centre from 11am-1pm & 2-4pm and are only £2 per session or £3 for both sessions to cover the cost of materials.

Date: Fridays from 11 January (every fortnight)

Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: £2 or £3 for both sessions

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: Over 50s

Twins & Triplets Group

Are you a mum or dad or carer of twins? Or are you expecting twins or triplets? Come and join us at this informal group with play for under 5s and share the joys and challenges of multiple parenting.

Date: Third Friday of every month, (term time only) 21 Sep, 19 Oct, 16 Nov, 21 Dec, 18 Jan, 15 Feb, 15 Mar

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Venue: Coin Street neighbourhood centre

Price: Free

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: For families with children 0-5 years old

NEW! Rambert Mercury Movers at Colombo

Join us at the Colombo Centre for fun accessible dance classes for over 50s led by Rambert dance professionals, all abilities welcome.

Date: Saturdays from 12 January (term time only)

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Venue: Colombo Centre

Price: £2

Should I book? Just turn up

Age Range: Over 50s

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