Young Greenwich partners with various youth and community organisations across Royal Greenwich to deliver free sessions for young people.
You can try Judo, Dance, motorbike maintenance or more!
Address: Shrewsbury House Community Centre, Bushmoor Cresent, Shooters Hill, SE18 3EG
The Doriel School of Dance is a family run dance school which has been based at Shrewsbury House since 1986. The Doriel School of Dance, which concentrates its teaching around the BATD syllabus (covering a wide range of dance and including exams up to teacher level), welcomes students of all ages and abilities.
Emergency Exit Arts
Address: Rothbury Hall, Azof Street, Greenwich, London, SE10 OEF
Instagram & Facebook: @emergencyexitarts
Emergency Exit Arts (EEA) creates unforgettable events and participatory experiences using visual performance, processions, puppetry, music and pyrotechnics.
Address: Greenwich Dance, Charlton House, Charlton Road, London, SE7 8RE
Instagram, Twitter, Facebook: @greenwichdance
Contact: Colleen Joseph
Greenwich Dance is the home of dance in South East London. An extraordinary meeting place for artists, audiences and communities; we make the space for great dance to happen through incubation, creation, participation and performance. We challenge perceptions and change lives through excellence and innovation. Greenwich Dance aims to set the standard for dance locally, nationally and internationally.
IYDA- Iranian Language School
Address: Woolwich Common Youth Club, Block 2, Nightingale Place, London, SE18 4HX
Twitter & Instagram: @iyda_uk
Contact: Shirin Azari
IYDA offers a youth club for Farsi speaking communities in Royal Greenwich. It offers free arts, Sports, Music and dance, residential weekends, visits, cultural events and more for young people from the Farsi Speaking Communities (predominantly Iranian and Afghan).
Address: 1st floor, Equitable house, 7 General, Gordon Square, London, SE18 6FH
Instagram, Twitter & Facebook : @METROCharity
Zest and Shine are weekly LGBTQ youth groups that offer a great space to chill-out, meet new people, have fun and take part in activities, workshops theatre trips, picnics and Pride events.
Middle Park Community Centre
Address: 150 Middle Park Avenue, Eltham, SE9 5SD
Contact: Scott Guichard
The Youth Club at the Community Centre in Middle Park, Eltham offers a music studio, sports, residential trips and much more.
Contact: Sarah Wilson
Sarah Wilson of Streetwise Law runs workshops for young people about the law such as: stop and search, joint enterprise, drugs, knife crime and legal issues relating to social media - with a criminal barrister.
Young Urban Art Foundation
Address: Railway Arch, 420 Burdett Road, E3 4AA
Twitter & Instagram: @yuafofficial
Contact: Kerry O'Brien
Young Urban Arts Foundation (YUAF) harnesses the power of creativity to help vulnerable and disadvantaged young people fulfil their potential by strengthening their mental wellbeing through urban arts and mental health awareness. Co-created with young people, from after-school creative workshops with our Outreach Media Bus to long-term programmes which focus on improving mental health, resilience, confidence and personal development. YUAF have empowered and educated nearly 100 young people in Greenwich to be mental health peer educators and have raised awareness and removed the stigma to over 800 young people.
B Young Stars
Address: Woolwich Common Youth Club, Nightingale Place, London, SE18 4HX
Contact: Abdi Mohamoud
B Young Stars based at Woolwich Common Youth Club delivers personalised learning programmes in English, Maths, and Science, which complement the national curriculum. We also deliver Multi sports activities at the same time to ease the pressure of education, balancing the two to improve school performance and healthy living.
Royal Museums Greenwich
Address: Romney Rd, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Facebook & Instagram: @royalmuseumsgreenwich
Contact: Ruth Boley
The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich offer volunteering courses in the school holidays to explore and understand heritage sites in Greenwich.
Charlton Triangle Homes
Address: 9-10 Cedar Court, Fairlawn, Charlton, SE7 7EH
Contact: Jasmin Thompson
Charlton Triangle Homes is a housing association in Charlton, South East London. We offer high quality homes to our residents and work closely with the local community to provide a variety of housing, community and support services.
Better is the customer brand of GLL, a charity which has been delivering leisure and cultural services in the Royal Borough for 25 years.
At Better, we provide young people with affordable access to performing arts, leisure centres, pools, adventure playgrounds and more.
Summer is a great time to find out what we have going on in holiday schemes and projects across Greenwich.
Champions 4 Change
Address: St Thomas Church, Maryon Road, Charlton, London, SE7 8EW
Contact: Scott O' Connor
Empowering people from all walks of life to become the best versions themselves. Using physical and lifestyle coaching as a positive tool for change
Theatre Street Performing Arts
Address: The Link Thamesmead, Bazalgette Way, London, SE2 9BS
Instagram & Twitter: @theatrestreetpa
Contact: Laurence With
Theatre Street Performing Arts has been providing dance, drama and singing classes and experiences to young people for over fifteen years and is now based at the Performing Arts Centre within The Link close to Abbey Wood Station. Working in partnership with Young Greenwich, TSPA will be providing classes in Jazz, Streetdance, Acro and Tap as well as working with our competition teams.
Our students have the opportunity to take part in classes, workshops and accredited examinations with the BTDA and develop performance skills and build confidence in a fantastic environment with other young people who share their enthusiasm for performing. TSPA is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people by involvement in dance, drama and music and our new Studios at The Link have given us the opportunity to broaden our programme - we now welcome over 400 visits per week from young people of the Greenwich and Bexley areas and we work closely with London College of Performing Arts based in the centre, providing opportunities for talented young people to continue their training more seriously, full time and funded post-GCSE.
Skills & Care Greenwich
Address: Unit 7 - The Gateway, 2A Rathmore Road, London, SE7 7QW
Contact: Sonia Thapa
Skills and Care Greenwich aims to bridge the inter-generational gap among the community, by elevating social participation. We strive to make a real and lasting difference to the quality of life of the elderlies and inspire the young to learn and reflect about their home country and its heritage.
51-53 Woolwich New Road, Woolwich, London, SE18 6ES
Contact: Rosalind Hewett
Tramshed is a theatre company and community arts hub based in the heart of Woolwich, South East London.
Previously known as Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre, the organisation relaunched as Tramshed in May 2019. We offer a comprehensive artistic programme of events, workshops, training and development for young people and the wider community.
For young people aged 5-25 we offer weekly term time and holiday programmes in drama, dance and other creative disciplines. This includes supported work for those with mental health challenges, learning disabilities and additional needs.