Projects

Weekly Activities

Hills Handicraft Club                                      Tuesdays 11am – 1pm in the Café

A new handicraft club for the over 50s. Try your hand at detailed crafts and learn new skills, with sessions including a mix of pottery, textile craft, crocheting, jewellery making and much more. Refreshments available, including the odd homemade cake!

For more information please contact The Hills Community Trust on 07914 718 613, email spallmarian@googlemail.com or call the Caxton House Main Office on 020 7263 3151

 

Family Legal Advice FREE                            Mondays 2pm-4pm in the Café

Do you need legal advice about a family matter? The Caxton House Family Legal Advice Clinic is open to everyone, and provides FREE, face-to-face advice and support. 15 minute appointment available with qualified Family Law Solicitors, who can assist with family matters.

We cover: Divorce – inc Divorce & Children, Contact & Residence, Divorce & Financial assets, Domestic Violence, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Prenuptial Agreements, Cohabitation & The Law, Civil Partnership & Dissolution, Rights for Grandparents, Seperation Agreements, Change of Name Deeds

No need to book – just drop by! For more information drop by and speak to one of the solicitors on Monday or call the Caxton House Main Office on 020 7263 3151. In partnership with Blavo & Co Solicitors www.legalblavo.co.uk

Anand Mandal Asian Elders Group           1.00pm – 4.00pm (Wednesdays and Thursdays) in the Café

Anand Mandal has been running for 29 years, it’s primarily for elderly people living in the borough of Islington. It involves social events (such as lunches, cards, games, chair based exercise and trips) as well as offering advice and information on health and welfare issues.

For further information you can write to Anand Mandal at Anand Mandal, Caxton House, 129 St. John’s Way, London N19 3JS

 

IT Drop In Sessions FREE                                Tuesdays 1.30pm – 3.30pm in the Conference Room

The IT Drop In Sessions are designed to help you brush up on old skills or learn new ones, such as:

Computer basics:  Such as MS Office 2007 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Internet and Email, Accessing benefit information and applying for benefits online, Jobs and training search, Using and purchasing through an Islington Council e-Account e.g.: parking vouchers, resident permits, paying rent and council tax.
For more information you can contact us on 020 7263 3151, or email us at sue.collins@caxtonhouse.org

 

Drama & Choir FREE                                      Fridays 6.30 – 8.30pm in the Café

All ages welcome. Come and share your talents by joining our new community choir and drama group.

For more information contact The Hill Community Trust on 07914 718613 or contact the Main Office on 020 7263 3151. Email spallmarian@googlemail.com

Children’s services:

 

Under 5’s Drop-In & Toy Library                Mondays and Fridays 9.30am – 12.00pm in the Café

At Caxton House Drop-In we provide opportunities for children under the age of 5 to grow, play and make a positive contribution. The Drop-In is a special place for children to develop vital skills. Come along to join in with activities such as messy play, circle and story time, healthy snack table and herb garden, and much more!

For further information you can contact us on 0207 263 3151, alternatively email us at admin@caxtonhouse.org

 

Wild Places Saturday Club                         Saturdays 10.30am-12.30pm in the Cafe (Term time only)

The Caxton House Community Centre offers a variety of activities for children aged 6-13, offering a safe and stimulating environment for children to socialise, make new friends, have fun as well as learn about their natural surroundings and the wider environment. A wide range of nature and environment themed activities are on offer including: arts & crafts, bug catching, bird watching, tree-sure hunts, gardening and much more!  For further information you can contact us on 0207 263 3151, alternatively email us at sue.collins@caxtonhouse.org

 

Homework and Health Club FREE          Thursday 4pm-6pm in the Café

Ages 8 -13 yrs. Do your homework, make smoothies, access a computer and socialise! Have fun while learning with the new Homework & Health Club run in partnership with the Hills Community Trust. Come along and enjoy cooking sessions, growing your own food, and crafting and learning!

For more information contact the Hill Community Trust on 07914 718613 or contact the Main Office on 020 7263 3151. Email spallmarian@googlemail.com

Fun & Fitness:

Pilates                                                                 Mondays 8.30am – 9.30am in the Conference Room

Pilates focuses on building your body’s core strength and improving your posture through a series of low impact stretching and conditioning exercises.

For more information please contact Georgina on 07947260215 or email pilatesfied@gmail.com

 

Short Mat Bowls FREE                                  Wednesdays 10.00am – 12.00pm in the Hall (Term time only)

Arsenal in the Community in partnership with HFI invite you to take part in weekly short mat bowls sessions. Learn to play bowls in a friendly and safe environment.

For more information please contact Mark on 07939 205 663 or email mantoniewicz@arsenal.co.uk

 

GKR Karate Club                                             Wednesdays 6.00pm – 9.00pm in the Hall        

www.gkrkarate.com

Go-Kan-Ryu Karate offers a way for you to learn self defense, increase fitness and relieve stress whilst building confidence. Improving self-esteem and increasing focus and concentration. Classes are available at Caxton House on Wednesday for adults, children (5+) and families.

For further information you can contact us on 07939 652 379

 

Wing Chun Kung Fu Martial Art              Thursdays 6.00pm-7.00pm in the Hall – Children Aged 5-15

The Wing Chun School specializes in teaching children of mixed ages and abilities. Taught in an encouraging and positive atmosphere, Wing Chun aims to enable children to actively increase confidence, discipline, fitness and essential self-defence skills, whilst benefiting the child as a whole, both mentally and physically.

Aryal Lotus Yoga                                                Wednesday 7.30pm-8.30pm in the Conference Room

Improve flexibility while strengthening and relaxing your body! All abilities welcome, whether you’ve done yoga before or are a complete beginner. First session is FREE, £5 per session after. No need to book, just drop in. We have basic mats but encourage you to bring your own if you have one.

For more information contact Alessia on 0777 532 3570 or email aryalyoga@gmail.com

 

Weight Watchers                                               Tuesdays 7.00pm – 8.00pm in the Café

There has never been a better time to join a Weight Watchers meeting and lose weight. You're closer than ever to looking and feeling great.

The Weight Watchers programme is uniquely positioned to allow you to play the weight loss game and win. Based on up-to-date science and tried and tested over the years by real people, the Weight Watchers programme comes from the experts at the weight loss game. It’s designed for living and losing (weight, that is!).

For further information about prices and session please contact Jimi at jappleton@Weight-Watchers.co.uk

 

Gentle Exercise FREE                                       Thursdays 10am – 11am in the Café

A free service aimed at the over 55’s but open to all, gentle exercise will provide both health benefits and that extra boost of confidence!

Improving flexibility, coordination, balance and suppleness, strengthen muscles and bone density, improve your confidence and feel good!

Can help with back pain, stress and anxiety.

For more information contact us on 0207 263 3151 or email us at admin@caxtonhouse.org

For more information please contact Sifu Rajinder Singh Rathore on 07934 883 812 or email rajinder@thewingchunschool.com

Experience Archery                                              Monday 5.30pm - 6.30pm (Kids Club)

www.experiencearchery.com

Monday and Friday 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Sundays 1:30pm - 3:30pm in the Hall

Experience Archery London is a fully mobile company with a passion for making this historic and fun sport accessible to all. Whether you're 8 or 80, Experience Archery can tailor an event or programme to suit your needs. Offering archery parties, archery lessons, archery courses, have-a-go events, individual or group archery tuition, archery in schools and youth centres, and stag/hen archery days.

For further information about prices and sessions you can contact Lee on 07961 870 170 or email lee@experiencearchery.com

 

Family Dance Class                                              Thursdays 5pm-6pm in the Main Hall

Get fit, have fun and meet new people at Family Dance Class! Aimed at all abilities, it’s open to all and can be done sitting down if you prefer.

Classes are £2 per session, first session if FREE to newcomers and children go free but must be supervised by an adult.

Call the Main Office on 020 7263 3151 or drop by.

 

Zumba Dance Class                                            Tuesdays 6pm-7pm in the Conference Room

Join the party at our new Zumba Dance class! Get fit and have fun, while learning new routines and listening to some great music.

Classes are £3 per session, for more information contact the Main Office on 020 7263 3151 or email sue.collins@caxtonhouse.org

Our weekly activities timetable shows you what's going on at the centre throughout the week.

 

Download our What's On Leaflet, for a list of regular weekly activities and groups that are based at the centre.

 

Click below to see what sessions we're running:

 

LIFESTYLE TUESDAYS: Lifestyle Tuesdays is a new initiative to combine key projects held at the centre on Tuesdays, these include: Friends & Fitness, the Handicraft session, and the IT Drop-In. It offers a unique opportunity for users to cross over a number of sessions, access information to other schemes, projects and be involved in outings and events. Funded by Elthorne Pride - Big Local and in partnership with the Hills Community Trust, it's the ideal platform to promote these project together. 

Please note that these are the regular weekly sessions, and that this timetable does not include any one off sessions or events.