Summer in the City

summer sunThere is a lot going on in the city this summer – some activities are close to hand, some further afield.   The following links might be helpful if you’re in the city and looking for things to do and see this summer. Read more ›

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Telegraph Hill Centre: What’s on and why

Here is our programme of classes, many of which will re-commence from September 2014.   If you’d like to join any of these classes please contact the tutors directly.   Some tutors tell us that spaces are already starting to go – so get in touch with them sooner than later: download the programme.

With summer upon us, the Centre office will have very limited opening hours during August though some of the activities will continue – download the programme to find out which or contact the activity co-ordinators directly.   The Centre office will be closed 1st to 8th August and then again from the 20th  to 29th  August. Contact Telegraph Hill Centre.

About Telegraph Hill Centre

Telegraph Hill Centre is not funded by local authority grants.

Telegraph Hill Centre derives its income from letting out the Centre’s main spaces (for activites listed in the programme for example) and through a very kind annual donation from St Catherine’s Church. By sustaining itself this way, the Centre is able to offer additional services free at the point of use for people in need or excluded from mainstream society. The Centre has been doing this for 40 years. Examples of services include:

  • Services for people who have experienced homelessness
  • Services for people recovering from drug or alcohol abuse
  • Services for isolated elders
  • Services for Youth living in and around the area, specialising in counselling and support
  • Support for pre-school (under 5s) children and their parents (Telegraph Hill Playclub) to tackle isolation and provide support for both parents and children

In addition, Telegraph Hill Centre and St Catherine’s Church have sponsored and supported Telegraph Hill Festival and Hill Station since their inception.

We believe in upholding human dignity.   If you’d like to hep us please donate towards the work we do, ask us for more information or get involved.

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Mike King Choir Charity Concert

This is going to a fab event. 175 tickets have already been sold. A wonderful mix of gospel, pop and soul.
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Belly Dance

belly dance5-week Introduction to Belly Dance Course, July 9th, 6:10pm -7:10pm at Telegraph Hill Centre. 

Discover your inner diva by learning belly dance!   

Regular classes will improve your posture, coordination and body control, as well as teach you how to move sensually and gracefully.

Laura teaches a complete beginners class Wednesdays 6:10-7:10pm at Telegraph Hill Centre.

This small class (max. 10 participants) consists of a short warm-up, basic technique and choreography.   Please dress comfortably.


A single class: £10

Five classes paid upfront: £45

Student discount: £35

Email Laura for more details


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SPACE: The final eclair

Space: The final eclairTelegraph Hill Centre are hosting Dramatic Path for a week of fun filled drama workshops.   It’s a chance for children to work with a simple script and devise a full play though improvisation and exercises.   Drama is a great way for children to build confidence and make new friends.   Open to children aged 6 – 12, 4th – 8th August from 9am to 3pm (cost £140).

There will be a free one hour taster workshop at 4.30pm on Wednesday 2nd July- your chance to meet Gavin and Rita who will run the workshops.

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Alan Porter

Alan PorterAlan Porter’s Funeral will be on July 1st at 10am at

Honor Oak Crematorium
Cemetery Lodge
Brenchley Gardens
London SE23 3RD

The reception after the funeral will be held from noon at Skehans pub on Kitto Road. Read more ›

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