Discover a wide range of regular weekly activities, for all ages, on offer at your local Idea Store.
Make the Most of Your Tablet, Your Computer and the Internet
Learn and practice basic computer skills at your own pace.
Tuesdays, 10.00am - 12.00pm
Job Support Sessions
National Career Service and Employment Support service provided in partnership with Krypton Training Ltd. 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 email@example.com
3rd Wednesday of the month, 10am - 5pm
Drop into our free workshops for help with finding employment or starting your own business. Use our online resources:
· Self-assessments on Universal Skills
· Create or improve your CV
· Tips on interview questions and answers
· Apply for Universal Job Match
· Online applications
· Apply for volunteer roles with Idea Store
· Access and download eBooks, magazines, newspapers, music and audiobooks
Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:00pm
Book Break (Get Into Reading)
Sit back and relax whilst listening to stories and poems, or join in with the reading and conversation if you want to. Get Into Reading groups are an enjoyable way to meet new people
Thursdays, 2 - 3.30pm
Discuss your favourite books with fellow readers at our free monthly bookgroup..
4th Thursday of every month, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Disover this month's Book Group title!
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 Friday 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
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 age 7-11 year olds
Wednesdays at 4pm
Teenage Book Club
Share reading with others in a relaxing environment.
For over 12s.
Thursday at 4pm
Homework to do? We will help you 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
Meet new friends and practise your English at this free and friendly conversation club.
For speakers of other languages.
Wednesdays, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet new and old friends, enjoy a cup of tea & a chat. Talk about books.
Fun for the over 50s
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.