Idea Store - Regular Activities

Regular Activities

Discover a wide range of regular, weekly activities, for all ages, on offer at your local Idea Store.

Advice

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 admin@kryptontraining.co.uk
1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 10am - 5pm

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

Age UK and Cancer Awareness Information
Information for Tower Hamlets residents aged 50+ about Age UK services and cancer awareness with Age UK East London and Linkage.
2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 10.30am - 12 noon

Legal Advice
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, 11am - 1.30pm

Bromley By Bow Centre Health Trainers 
The trainers: offer BMI checks, discuss healthy lifestyle options and advise and sign up to health sessions and classes.
2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, 11am - 1pm

1st Saturday of every month, 10am - 1pm

 

Book Groups

Book Break
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 - 5pm

Book Group
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
 

Children

Story Time
Rhymes, stories and fun for Under 5s, plus time to choose your favourite books!
Monday to Friday 10.30 - 11.15am

Daily Serial
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

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

Code Club
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 Club
Homework to do? Find the answers with Britannica Online and other online and printed resources.
For 16 years and under
Fridays at 4pm

Dads' Club
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

Art Club
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

Older People

Prime Time
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