Community Events & Activities

Blackheath Conservatoire Half Term & Summer Courses

Blackheath Conservatoire Summer coursesThe May Half Term programme of musicart and drama lessons and tuition at The Conservatoire in Blackheath is now available. We’ve got some great stuff for primary school aged children, including;

  • Some brilliant art classes looking at Mixed Media (9-14 yrs), Urban Sketching (9-14 yrs) and the works of two of our favourites in Hockney And William Blake In A Bag! (5-11 yrs). 
  • A rare opportunity to try out our most popular course, Roundabout (5-7 yrs); our popular staple Ukulele for Beginners (5-7 yrs) and a workshop for Young Song Writers (8-14 yrs)
  • Some lovely drama workshops for young thespians, learning to be Explorers! (4-7 yrs) and learning about Moving With Nature (4-7 yrs)
  • A ceramics workshop for the whole family to enjoy together!

You can see full details on our website

May half term Holiday Programme 2021 (pdf) | Summer Courses Brochure (pdf)


CATFORD AND CYPHERS CC

Catford and Cyphers Cricket ClubBased down on Rubens Street and practising on a Friday evening from 5.30-7.30, Catford & Cyphers is a cricket club which has the local community at its core. They are very much the heartbeat of cricket in South-East London.

The club is now looking to build out its junior section with teams across all age groups, practices that are open to beginners through to the future stars of the game, and a welcoming attitude to everyone.

The club has Kilmorie connections in the u9s, u10s, u11s and u13s.
Find out more Catford & Cyphers

The Great Big art Exhibition

The Great Big Art Exhibition

If you are looking for ways to persevere through the pandemic, families and children are being invited to turn their front windows into art galleries by the artist Antony Gormley, to create The Great Big Art Exhibition launched by Firstsite. To get people creating while they remain at home, Antony Gormley is encouraging people everywhere and of all artistic backgrounds to take part.

It will be the nation’s largest ever exhibition, a celebration of creativity to counter the gloom of the pandemic, said Gormley. People will be encouraged to draw, paint, sculpt, build or create their own artwork and put it up in their front windows, on their front door, balcony or garden. The opening theme is animals and a new theme will be added every two weeks.

Getting involved with the Great Big Art Exhibition is quite simple and the invitation is extended to everyone.  If you wish to take part and for further details you should visit www.firstsite.uk .

CLUB HUB

Club Hub – Kids Activities, Childrens Clubs, Toddler Activities, gymnastics Classes & Baby Classes

Club Hub is a Multi Award Winning Kids Activities Directory.
Search for kids activities and kids clubs for newborns to 18 years in the whole of the U.K for Free.

Kids Activities vary from baby classes, toddler activities, preschool classes, dance classes, gymnastics classes, cooking classes, martial arts classes, indoor activities, learning languages to kids soft play centres, kids attractions and kids events.

Find out more about Club Hub

 

LONDON FIRE BRIGADE

If you would like to have a Home Fire Safety Visit please book HERE. This service can be booked by parents/carers to your home and will be carried out either by Firefighters from the closest local fire station or by Community Safety Officers from London Fire Brigade. They will provide fire safety advice to the adults and children in the home and fit smoke alarms where needed. The visits and smoke alarms are completely free of charge, so please do ensure that parents and carers are aware of this. This is not means-tested and is open to everyone.

Water Safety

Holidays are a great time for children and their families. When going to new places it is important to remember that the new setting and environment may not be as child-friendly as it is at home. Please see below. Most drowning is preventable. Included are some tips to help keep children safe on holiday.

Water Safety Leaflet (pdf)

Couch to 5k

Fancy getting fitter? Thinking of improving your health?

Why not include the whole family?

The NHS have launched a campaign to get more people moving. It’s called Couch to 5k: week by week. It is a running plan for absolute beginners. It was developed by a new runner, Josh Clark, who wanted to help his 50 something mum get off the couch and start running too.

The plan involves 3 runs a week, with a day of rest in between and a different schedule for each of the 9 week programme.

Couch to 5k is for everyone who wants to get more active. It is a free programme designed to be an easy way of getting fitter and healthier. It works because it starts with a mix of running and walking to gradually build up your fitness and stamina.

Running requires little equipment, but a good pair of running shoes that suit your foot type may help improve comfort. Regular running will improve your general fitness and health, could help you lose weight (when combined with a healthy diet this will be more effective) and will improve the health of your heart and lungs. There is also some evidence that it may help increase bone density in some people, which can help protect against bone disease like osteoporosis. As well as physical benefits there are also mental benefits to running. It could help to boost your confidence and self-belief; can be a fabulous stress reliever and has been shown to combat depression.

If you are interested and would like more information, please use this link: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/couch-to-5k-week-by-week/

Daily Mile

The Daily Mile - Children Fit for Life - logo

The Daily Mile continues at Kilmorie and a commitment to improve the health of the whole family will work well with the work your child will be doing with their class during the Daily Mile.  Track the year group progress HERE

 

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