The Team


Bradley Cummings Your Skills/Experience:  I grew up in the local area as a young child and spent most of my evenings and weekends attending the adventure playground. I initially became involved with Somerville again in my adult life as a volunteer almost 14 years ago as I wanted to give something back to my local […]

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One way we raise funds is through Hall Hire. Our spaces are available for education, meetings, parties, exercise and more. Visit our Space for Hire page for more information. We welcome any ideas for fundraising events. You could join the cycle club and go on a sponsored ride. Use the training equipment and set sponsored […]

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Individuals Become a friend of the Somerville centre! The Somerville is a registered charity and from the end of 2018 will not receive any council or government funding. Become a friend of the Somerville by donating just £3 a month to directly benefit the community members who use the centre. All contributions will be gratefully […]

Support Us


The Somerville’s services for children and young people are fast developing and very busy, supporting more than 1,800 families across Lewisham and Southwark. The Somerville relies on volunteers to give up their time and energy to support staff in manning the adventure playground and putting on fun, engaging activities – from cooking to bike maintenance, […]

Who We Are

Our Mission Statement

The Somerville  is a space for children and young people to play and learn freely and to develop responsibility for themselves and their actions. We offer a variety of high quality, stimulating and challenging informal educational activities. Through these we encourage children and young people to become competent, confident, independent and cooperative individuals and steer […]