The Somerville is a space for the whole community. As well as activities for children and young people, the centre offers activities for families and older residents to encourage socialising and learning new skills. Use the links here to discover more about our community services.
As 2019 started, so did the Ready 2 Work service, an Information And Guidance (IAG) service to assist young people with their decisions to move into work, training and education. Get started: be ready to learn, work and earn. fill in the registration form and he will be in touch. You can come and drop in […]
It all started with the adventure playground at Somerville. This is a unique resource in inner London – the only one of its kind. The playground is open all year round with a wide range of activities for children and young people. The emphasis is on children and young people being given the opportunity to […]
Helping local families get on their bikes! The project encourages young people and their families to cycle as a regular mode of transport and for leisure. To help them do this skills, facilities and resources are provided including: • Cycling safety theory classes: Participants learn road safety rules; includes hazard perception exercises. • Maintenance theory […]
The men in sheds project is run by JOY – Just Older Youth. The project is based in a fully kitted-out workshop in the grounds of the Somerville adventure playground. “Shedders” can start their own projects, join in making things with other “Shedders” or create things for the community. Activities include: woodworking–inter-generational skills sharing – […]
An art mosaic project for adults meets at Somerville every Wednesday. The group spends one term learning the skills and techniques of this ancient art resulting in an individual piece of work. Results are fantastic with all students completing unique designs of outstanding quality. Students then work collaboratively with the mosaic tutor on large […]
Join our free weekly adult cookery, craft and mosaic groups! Come along and learn how to cook low cost healthy meals alongside crafting and Mosaic. Keep an eye on our page as classes will be coming in April.
Welcome to Somerville Youth Provision The Somerville Youth Provision provides activities for young people from school year 7 upwards. Our aim is to deliver a variety of activities that are stimulating and challenging, that are informal, fun and educational for young people. Experienced staff develop a programme to steer them away from crime and anti-social […]