Activities

Abbey Community Association : Abbey Community Centre

The Abbey Centre is a space for everyone acting as the community hub for south Westminster.

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April 2015

Acol Bridge Club

Welcomes players at all levels, including beginners.

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August 2015

Age Link

Age Link links volunteers with older people who are housebound. Outings include theatre and boat trips and summer seaside trips and a Christmas party.

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October 2014

All Souls Clubhouse

The clubhouse provides facilities, activities, support and advice for the local community. It also offers its resources for local community groups.

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December 2014

Arts 4 Dementia (A4D)

Arts 4 Dementia helps develop activities at arts venues to re-energise and inspire people in the early stages of dementia and their carers.

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April 2016

Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives (AGRA)

The Association was founded in 1968 to promote and maintain high standards of professional conduct and expertise within the sphere of genealogy, heraldry and record searching, and to safeguard the

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August 2015

Base Youth Club

BASE is a free cultural and creative club for young people, aged between 7 and 21, in Pimlico. It is run by the Octavia Foundation.

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June 2015

British Astronomical Association

Membership is open to all persons interested in astronomy.

Aims to encourage all aspects of amateur observational astronomy and the association of observers at all levels for mutual help.

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July 2015

British Jigsaw Puzzle Library

Membership is open to individuals who pay by subscription.

June 2015

Canal & River Trust

The Canal & River Trust is a charity with responsibility for 2,000 miles of waterways in Britain, including London. The trust is an umbrella organisation with regional offices.

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August 2015

Canal & River Trust

The Canal & River Trust is a charity with responsibility for 2,000 miles of waterways in Britain, including London. The trust is an umbrella organisation with regional offices.

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August 2015

Central London CTC

Central London CTC is the local group affiliated to the Cyclists' Touring Club, a national cycling organisation.

August 2015

Central London Outdoor Group (CLOG)

CLOG is an outdoor activity group for people living in and around London.

July 2016

Central YMCA Club

The Central YMCA Club is the largest gym facility in central London. The YMCA is a charity and the club is as much a community as it is a place to get fit.

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August 2015

Church of Our Lady Youth Group

The Youth Group for ages 8 to 14/15 meets every Tuesday from after school to 6pm.

Activities include:

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July 2016

Church Street Drop-in Centre

Drop-in-Centre for the over 50s and the retired. Lunch available daily and other other refreshments throughout the day.

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July 2015

Churchill Community Hub - Open Age

Open Age Hub is based in South Westminster and offers a wide range of activities to anyone of 50 years plus in the local area.

Activities include:

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August 2015

City of Westminster Society of Cogers

Founded in the City of London in 1755 as a coffee house debating society, the Society of Cogers (pronounced 'Koh-jers') can claim to be the oldest free speech forum in the world.

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July 2016

Covent Garden Community Centre

The Centre provides events, classes, activities and a place to meet to people of all ages. No membership is required to attend before 18:00.

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December 2014

Debating London

Debating London holds bi-monthly debates that are free and open to the public. Meetings are on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7.30 pm.

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July 2016

Dreamarts

DreamArts work with young people to develop their potential through music, dance and the performing arts.

DreamArts is a membership organisation open to all young people.

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October 2014

Finding a Youth Club in Westminster

Westminster City Council maintains a list of youth clubs on its web site.

November 2014

Hampstead Scientific Society

The Society aims to promote an interest in all branches of Science. Has an astronomy and meteorology section and runs a programme of talks on various scientific topics in Hampstead.

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June 2016

Imperial College Sports Centre

Various membership options available to students of Imperial College, its allumni and local residents.

Indoor fitness gym. Facilities include: 

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August 2015

Inpaddington

This website provides a guide to the Paddington area including information on hotels, pubs, restaurants, parks and shopping.

Also lists events and occasional free walks.

December 2014

Iraqi Welfare Association

Community organisation supporting the Iraqi community in the UK.

Advice services include: housing, benefits, health and immigration/nationality.

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March 2015

Iraqi Welfare Association

Community organisation supporting the Iraqi community in the UK.

Advice services include: housing, benefits, health and immigration/nationality.

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March 2015

Iyengar Yoga Institute

The Iyengar Yoga Institute is a yoga centre offering classes and workshops in the Iyengar form of yoga.

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August 2015

Kaleidoscope

A club for single professional Londoners. Cultural, sporting and social events organised daily in and around London throughout the year.

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July 2015

Liberty Drives

Liberty Drives is an initiative by the Hyde Park Appeal to provide free rides for individuals with a disability or limited mobility (along with caregivers, friends and family) otherwise unable to e

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June 2015

London Brass Rubbing Centre

The Brass Rubbing Centre is located in the Crypt of St Martin-in-the-Fields Church. Free exhibition of brass rubbings.

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August 2015

London Buddhist Centre

Offers courses and classes in meditation and Buddhism. Most classes are held at the Bethnal Green centre but there are meditation classes in Central London (St. Martin's Lane) every Saturday.

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August 2015

London Buddhist Centre

Offers courses and classes in meditation and Buddhism. Most classes are held at the Bethnal Green centre but there are meditation classes in Central London (St. Martin's Lane) every Saturday.

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August 2015

London Duplicate Bridge Club

Welcomes new members of all standards (except absolute beginners). Knowledge of duplicate, bidding boxes, etc. is expected, but the club does have some relatively inexperienced members.

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August 2015

London Farmers' Markets in Westminster

There are two Farmers' Markets in Westminster: Pimlico Road and Marylebone.

The Marylebone market is held on Sunday 10am - 2pm.

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October 2014

London Mountaineering Club

Membership is open to people over 18 years old who live or work in South East England.

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August 2015

London Scrabble League

The League holds its fixtures in members' homes - at venues and dates chosen by competing members, on weekday evenings at 7.30pm to approx. 11.00pm.

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August 2015

London Sports Club for the Blind

The London Sports Club For The Blind is a charity providing sporting and social opportunites for blind and partially sighted people. 

The club organises weekly, annual and one-off events.

August 2015

Londres Bridge Club

The Londres Bridge Club meets at the French Institute Language Centre building in South Kensington.

Players of all nationalities are welcome. Duplicate bridge played.

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August 2015

Manor and Philbeach Singers

Rehearsals: Tuesday evenings at the Goodwill Centre in Kilburn from 7.30pm to 9.00pm.

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July 2014

Marshall Street Leisure Centre

Marshall Street Leisure Centre offers a selection of facilities and activities for everyone.

A variety of membership options are available.

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August 2015

Marylebone Birdwatching Society

Marylebone Birdwatching Society is based in Hampstead, North London, but attracts members and visitors from all parts of London and beyond.

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August 2015

Mei Quan Tai Chi Branch

Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes at St Paul's Church Centre in Marylebone.

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August 2015

Open Age

Open Age is a user led charity working across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham enabling older people, from 50 to over 100 years of age, to sustain

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August 2015

Opening Doors London

Opening Doors London (ODL) aims to specifically meet the needs of older LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) communities and is aimed at men and women who identify as LGBT and are over the

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October 2014

Out and About Free Tickets Scheme

Out and About offers complimentary tickets to Westminster residents aged 65 or above, to attend cultural events such as concerts, exhibitions, museums, film and theatre shows.

August 2015

Outsiders Club

Sex and Disability Helpline: 07074 9935275.

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August 2015

Paddington Development Trust (PDT)

Paddington Development Trust (PDT) is a London Social Enterprise working for citizens and community enterprises in Paddington, North Westminster.

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August 2015

Penfold Community Hub

Penfold Community Hub offers stimulating and accessible activities, as well as advice and information, to Westminster residents aged over 50.

Services include:

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June 2016

Piccadilly Community Centre

The Piccadilly Community Centre is run by a voluntary committee of dedicated people from the local community.

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August 2015

Ping!

Ping! is an innovative street ping pong project which provides people with opportunities to play social and competitive table tennis, free of charge.

August 2015

Play Cantonese

Play Cantonese offers stories, songs and games in Cantonese for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.

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August 2015

Play Cantonese

Play Cantonese offers stories, songs and games in Cantonese for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.

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August 2015

Play Cantonese

Play Cantonese offers stories, songs and games in Cantonese for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.

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August 2015

Porchester Centre

The Porchester Centre offers a wide selection of facilities and activities for everyone.

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July 2015

Queen Mother Sports Centre

Facilities include:

  • gym
  • swimming
  • group exercise
  • racket sports

Classes include: classes include zumba, body balance, pilates, aqua, yoga.

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August 2015

Ramblers' Association: Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Group

Organises a programme of walks throughout the year, usually at weekends. Walks take place almost anywhere in South East England that is accessible by public transport.

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August 2015

Royal British Legion - West Kilburn

The West Kilburn branch of the Royal British Legion charity which provides practical, emotional and financial support to all members of the British Armed Forces past and present, and their families

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November 2013

Saturday Walkers' Club

The Saturday Walkers Club (SWC) is a London and Southeast England based walking and hiking club that organises train friendly walks in Southeast England.

August 2015

Sayers Croft Field Centre

Sayers Croft Field Centre is the City of Westminster's residential centre with 56 acres of woodlands, meadows, ponds and fields.

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August 2015

Shanti Sadan Yoga Centre

Shanti Sadan means 'Temple of Inner Peace'. The temple was founded by an Indian yogi called Hari Prasad ShastriHolds in 1929 and follows a tradition form of yoga, Adhyatma Yoga.

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August 2015

Small Works Victoria

Small Works Victoria is a social enterprise and community hub aimed at supporting local people, social enterprise and community-driven initiatives.

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October 2015

St John's Wood Bridge and Social Club

Offers lessons for beginners, intermediate and advanced, supervised practice and private tuition.

The predominant game at St John's Wood Bridge and Social Club is cut-in Chicago.

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July 2015

St Paul's Church Centre

The Centre is open to everyone, no membership required.

St Paul's Church Centre is a community centre providing activities, classes, support and advice through a number of local groups.

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July 2015

Sylvan Debating Club

Founded in 1868, the Sylvan Debating Club seeks to be a forum in which the leading issues of the day may be soundly debated.

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July 2016

TGRS Bridge Club

General Manager: Artur Malinowski.

Meets daily in Paddington. Plays duplicate and Chicago.

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May 2015

The Astrological Lodge of London

The Astrological Lodge of London is the London branch of the Astrological Association. The London lodge offers a programme of lectures and classes, including free beginners' classes.

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May 2016

The Astrological Lodge of London

The Astrological Lodge of London is the London branch of the Astrological Association. The London lodge offers a programme of lectures and classes, including free beginners' classes.

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May 2016

The Avenues Youth Project

The Avenues Youth Project provides a wide range of activities and projects for young people to participate in.

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January 2015

The Greenside Community Centre

Managed by Citywest Homes, the Greenside Community Centre serves as a hub of social, educational and leisure activity for local people in the Church Street ward.

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May 2016

The Kennel Club

The Kennel Club is the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to the health and welfare of dogs offering dog owners information, experience and advice on dog welfare, dog health, dog training and dog

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July 2015

The Kennel Club

The Kennel Club is the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to the health and welfare of dogs offering dog owners information, experience and advice on dog welfare, dog health, dog training and dog

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July 2015

The Royal Institute of Philosophy

The Institute aims to promote the study and discussion of philosophy through its journal, Philosophy, and by arranging and sponsoring programmes of events, lectures and conferences.

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May 2016

The Zoological Society of London

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational charity whose mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their h

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August 2015

University of the Third Age in London (U3A)

Open to all retired and semi-retired people, i.e. no entry qualifications are required and there is no lower age limit for membership.

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May 2016

West London Buddhist Centre

The West London Buddhist Centre is linked to a wider movement called the Triratna Buddhist Community (formerly WBO).

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August 2015

West London Gay Bridge Club

The club plays duplicate bridge. The group is open to both women and men.

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June 2015

Westbourne Forum

The Westbourne Forum was created in 2004 by the Paddington Development Trust to support the Westbourne Green Neighbourhood Plan.

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March 2015

Westminster City Save (formerly MyWestminster Rescard)

To apply for a free Westminster City Save card you must be resident within the City of Westminster and aged over 16. You can apply online.

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August 2015

Yaa Asantewaa Arts

The Centre is open to everybody, no membership restrictions.

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December 2014

Young Chelsea Bridge Club

Welcomes players of all ages. Daily bridge games are available for members and visitors. There are also regular lessons for beginners and improvers and supervised practice sessions.

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August 2015