Discover a wide range of regular, weekly activities, for all ages, on offer at your local Idea Store.
Job Support Sessions
Delivered in partnership with Krypton Training Ltd, a specialist Careers Advice and Employment Support service provider. Helping you with the skills you need to get back to work, including creation of CVs and covering letters and support with application forms and interview technique.
For more information or to book an appointment contact 020 7375 3843 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 10am - 5pm
Idea Store Job Club
Step by step guide to Universal Job Match. Learn to sign up and navigate the site, do a self-assessment to find out your strengths and weaknesses and get one to one support.
Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:30am
Make the Most of Your Tablet, Your Computer and the Internet
Learn and practice basic computer skills at your own pace.
Mondays, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Free, drop-in general legal advice session with Account3.
Fridays, 2pm - 4pm
Money and debt, housing, council tax, employment rights, special needs education, consumer issues.
Smoking Cessation Clinic
Free help and guidance and friendly individual advice for giving up smoking.
Thursdays, 10:00am - 12.30pm
Sit back and relax whilst listening to stories and poems, or join in with the reading and conversation.
'Get Into Reading' groups are an enjoyable way to meet new people.
Tuesdays 3 - 4pm
Discuss books with fellow readers at our informal, free monthly meetings.
The Book Group meets on the first Wednesday of the month, 7pm - 8.30pm
Rhymes, stories and fun for Under 5s, plus time to choose your favourite books!
Monday to Saturday 10.30 - 11.15am
Relax after school with refreshments and a story in Idea Stores.
For children up to 11 years.
Monday to Fridays at 3.30pm
Boys' Book Club
Especially for boys to get together and share their reading experiences. Snacks and drinks provided.
For boys up to the age of 11 years
Mondays at 4pm
Borrow good quality educational toys to enjoy at home with all the family. Run in partnership with Toyhouse.
Tuesdays (Term Time Only) 11.00 - 11.45am
Girls' Book Club
Especially for girls to get together to have fun with reading. Snacks and drinks provided.
For girls up to the age of 11 years
Tuesdays at 4pm
Would you like to learn to make your own computer games? At Code Club you can learn to make cool games, animations and websites too!
Fun for ages 7 - 11 years
Wednesdays at 4pm
Teenage Book Club
Share reading with others in a relaxing environment.
For over 12s.
Thursdays at 4pm
Homework to do? Find the answers with Britannica Online and other online and printed resources.
For 16 years and under
Fridays at 4pm
Time for dads to share books with their children.
For dads with children up to 4 years old
Saturdays at 11.15am
Family Reading Group
An opportunity for families to read together and share stories. Meet new families and make new friends.
Fun for all the family
Saturdays at 2.15pm
Explore your creative side, find out about famous artists and look at how illustrations complement a story.
For children between 6 - 12 years
Sundays at 2.15pm
Meet new friends and practise your English at this free and friendly conversation club.
For speakers of other languages.
Mondays, 10:00 - 11:00am
Have an enjoyable and relaxing time, meet new and familiar friends, chat and enjoy a cup of coffee. This is also an opportunity to chat with staff about new books, CDs and DVDs.
Enjoyable for those over 50 years.
Thursdays 10am - 12noon
Freedom Pass Application Service
Apply for your Older Persons Freedom Pass. This service was previously provided by the Post Office.
Thursdays, 10am - 12noon
Pink Recycling Sacks Collection Point
Recycling bags and starch liners are available every day.
Residents can collect a roll of recycling bags by showing proof of their address such as a utility bill, council tax bill, bank statement or driving licence.