What things are there to do in Lewisham that will brighten up this festive season?

Telegraph Hill Centre goes straight into your living room!

From Monday to Friday, we have a curated selection of free activities, led by our network of qualified tutors, therapists and teachers. These include lunchtime Yoga, Chi gong and Pilates; as well as a guided self-care session, helping you sort out all of the accumulated tension from sitting down, as well as some light stretching on Monday evening.

For children there is the opportunity to use some of that pent-up energy: tap, ballet and stretching classes for 5 to 10 years old, and 10 years old plus. But it’s not just the little ones who can dance their worries away: Adult Ballet and Dance expression for beginners is also available: relever, sauter and tourner to your heart’s content!

ESOL Classes will be held on Thursday, a great opportunity to learn how to speak with more confidence.

And to leave the week behind, we host a Friday evening yoga session.

To check our timetable of free activities and book a space, go to our website.

If you have any questions or for more information, please get in touch with us at enquiries@thcentre.com or call our office 020 7639 0214.

Join Ignition Brewery outside the Taproom for their Saturday Christmas Markets

Join us outside the taproom on the 5th, 12th and 19th December between 1030 and 1230, where the team will be ready to furnish you with all your festive beer needs and help you make a real dent in the Christmas shopping with gift boxes, t-shirts, woolly hats, mugs and some surprises from local artists and artisans.

There may even be music, mince pies and something mulled!

Learn Hoola Hoop and Wellbeing with Planet Hoop

Join Academy Achievers with the kids for their online Christmas STEAM Camp

The Virtual Christmas STEAM programme will run from 19th – 23rd December 2020 on an online platform. The programme is catered for 5-10 years old. The programme will consist of the following: 1 session a day (10am – 12pm) across 5 days:

Day 1: Science
Day 2: Technology
Day 3: Engineering
Day 4: Art
Day 5: Mathematics

The programme is completely free. Please note that younger children will need adult supervision to complete the activities.

Click here to register.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact admin@academyachievers.co.uk

50% off your delicious meal at Babur with your Lewisham Local Card, or 35% off for everyone else with 'Early Dining'

Enjoy quality contemporary Indian cuisine for half the price with Babur’s early dining offer.

Discount: 50% off for cardholders or 35% off for everyone else from the total bill if you arrive between 5:30 and 6:30pm and order at least two courses each. This offer is not valid for lunch and may not be used in conjunction with any other offer. To claim the Decongestion Bonus please make a booking referring to the Lewisham Local Card. If you have any questions, email card@lewishamlocal.com

Location: Honor Oak

Valid until: end of 2020.

Join Patchwork for their Virtual Christmas Fair

With Covid making it impossible for schools to run their usual Christmas fairs we’ve had over 250 PTAs across the country using Patchwork to set up virtual school fairs to bring their communities together and raise much-needed funds.

We’ve put together this page to show how it works with a little video and we’re waiving our usual 3.6% fee on funds received through our platform.

You can see the Virtual Christmas Fair template here: https://patchworkit.com/readymade/virtual-christmas-fair

Take a cooking class at Outsource Events

Attend the kid's Christmas show, Merry's Christmas Adventures at Folkestone Garders

Meet Merry the Postal Elf; who, though lacking in Christmas Spirit this year, is out delivering post as usual to the local Elves of Folkestone Gardens. There’s Yule Log – the wacky baker getting his concoctions ready for the Great Elfish Bake Off; Baubelina the spritely decoration Elf always ready to add baubles, tinsel and fairy lights to any unsuspecting item; Nutty the Toy Elf who lives on the playground and is obsessed with toys and Carole, who runs the local bell choir.But the Elves have had their fair share of problems this year. They need *your* help to get Christmas back on track…and hopefully find Merry’s Christmas spirit along the way!

So get your hats and scarves on and join Merry and the gang for an unforgettable fun-filled afternoon adventure!

Playing at Folkestone Gardens, Deptford from 10th – 20th December at 4.30pm & 6.30pm. Tickets are Pay What You Can (£2-£10) and all shows are Relaxed. We have 2 BSL interpreted performances (Sat 12th 4.30pm and Sun 20th 6.30pm) and the show is 45-50 mins long. Park cafe Hönle will be serving food and hot drinks before, during and after the show!

Don't miss these local crafts sold at SE4's Online Christmas Marker

Outdoor classes for kids with Forries Education

30% off Get Video Confident classes

Do you wish you had the confidence to be on camera? Are you missing a tech toolbox that will save you time and tears? In need of more creative content ideas and strategies? Let this online video class teach you what you need to get confident with video.

Discount: 30% off.For more info, email card@lewishamlocal.com

Location: Online

Valid until: end of 2020

Laugh your heart out with Laugh Train's comedy skits

We love great stand-up comedy at Laugh Train Home. 2020 has been challenging, but we continue to carry on! We have a mix of online shows, live shows (when able) as well as booking private parties. Every line-up is full of professional comedians, ranging from TV names to rising stars.

Wellbeing workshops with Cat Flannery

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Discount: 10% off with your Lewisham Local Card

Family Christmas Workshops with Global Fusion Music & Arts

These workshops are step by step live instruction which helps to encourage creativity and imagination.

This lockdown has been hard on so many families this year, we hope to reach out to as many people as we can.

With this in mind we are pleased to announce that all of these workshops are free and accessible to all on Zoom.

As we get closer to the dates we will be issuing full details of the small, affordable list of resources needed for each of the craft workshops.

Treat yourself to a pizza at The Chandos

Enjoy a delicious pizza for just £7 at The Chandos, Honor Oak.

Discount: 10% off with your Lewisham Local Card
Lamplight reflecting from gilded mirrors, sparkling costume jewellery, and in a cosy corner, a basket of 1970s cars nestles by boxes of coins and games; this is the festive scene set by Verso Vintage in residence in the basement of the Mansion.

We have offerings for budgets of all sizes, and visitors of all ages, with collectable goods ranging from pocket-money toys through to lamps, artwork, glassware and unusual jewellery.

All our items are vintage or pre-owned – reducing landfill and saving precious items to create more memories in their new homes.

Face coverings must be worn and Covid social distancing rules apply.

Fancy having the shop to yourself for a long browse? We’re happy to open on other days by appointment. Please TEXT 07549 601659 to book a slot.

10% of profits to local charity, the Legendary Community Club, working to combat food poverty and support young people.
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