Anti Knife Crime Project Video

Young people took part in this video to support gofilm it and Somerville youth in raising awareness around youth support, and knife crime. A project developed and devised by filmmaker Cassius Rayner to create positive video content for the continued work in supporting young people and youth workers combat the issues in knife crime. 

Who We Are

The Somerville was first opened in 1971. Our commitment to providing a happy, safe and stimulating environment for all members of the Lewisham and Southwark community hasn’t changed since then. Find out about our history and read our mission statement. Our youth and play provision covers our unique adventure playground plus a programme of educational and skills-based sessions run by staff and volunteers, all of which are free to access. We offer lifelong learning opportunities to community and families and Read More …

Corporate Donations

At the Somerville we’re all about community and we know that local businesses are keen to invest in the area. That’s why we’ve developed our new corporate sponsorship programme giving local businesses – whether independent or part of a chain – the chance to support the Somerville.   As a thank you for your support, corporate sponsors receive: A certificate outlining their support for the local community Logo inclusion in our quarterly newsletter sent out to approx 2,000 people Logo Read More …


Welcome to Somerville our general office opening hours are 10.00 am – 7.30 pm Mon – Fri when we have a number of  services available.  Here are our opening times for term and holiday periods for ADVENTURE PLAY 5 – 15 yrs TERM HOLIDAY YOUTH PROVISION 12 – 19 yrs TERM HOLIDAY