Summer 2020

Thursday 16th July 2020

Summer 2020

Summer 2020 is looking very different, but there is still a lot going on to keep young residents active and occupied over the 6 weeks school holiday. This program may be subject to change, so keep checking on this page.

There is a lot of information here, so take time to scroll through and find the right activities for your children. There is a mixture of online and small outdoor groups. We would love to get you feedback on any of the activities you try, or if you would like more information about anything you see here, you can contact us at or follow us on Twitter and Instagram on @creationSe17

Burgess Sports Summer Programme

The amazing charity, Burgess Sports will once again be offering a six week programme of activity for children from ages 5-11. The programme is action packed, kids get to try loads of new activities. A free meal is provided every day. The programme runs from 9.30 - 3pm. Due to COVID-19 distancing measures, places are extremely limited. If your children could benefit from one of the free places, contact Burgess Sports directly on or call 07458302333

NHG Summer 2020

Notting Hill Genesis have put together a summer programme with a mix of online and socially distanced activities this year.  All activities will need to be booked and places are limited. If you register for one of the online activities, you will be able to collect the resource packs during the week of 27th July.  Outdoor activities include dance, cycle skills and fitness and online includes craft, crochet and jewellery making. To download their full programme click here NHG 2020 Summer Programme

Families in Temporary Accommodation

School holidays can be particularly challenging when you are living in temporary accommodation, especially if you are new to the area or going through a difficult time in your personal life. Clare Poulson, our Family Project Worker, is dedicated to supporting families living in temporary housing on the estate. Contact her on and find out how she might be able to help you and your children.

Bike Fix Fridays

Free drop in bikefix at the Giraffe House for young people. Every Friday 3.30-6.30 booking essential, but you can turn up on the day and book a slot. Community Cycle works Bike Fix

Learn Chess this Summer

Would you like to join an online chess challenge for children aged 5-12 to learn how to play chess? Burgess Sports is partnering with the National Charity, Chess in Schools and Communities. To register for the programe visit

Socially Distant Art Club for Young People

Free. Every Thursdays 1-3pm. Meet at 1pm at the Art in the Park Studio. Come and enjoy the beautiful walled gardens at Chumleigh, with mature plants from all around the world. This weekly club will observe and explore different aspects of Chumleigh Gardens through drawing. Each week we will look at a different theme and we will observe social distancing and provide refreshments safely. Please book your space here:

Summer of Food and Fun

Southwark Council will be providing a Holiday Programme over the Summer, they will be running this alongside London’s largest holiday provision provider, ‘Kitchen Social’ so the programme will provide  nutritious meals and fun activities for children aged (4-19) please click on the link to see what the scheme has to offer.

Under 5s

Lots going on for 0-5 year olds, including treasure hunts, arts&crafts and story time sessions. For the full programme click here Under 5s Summer Programme

Southwark Libraries

Lots of activities for ages 5-17, including writing competitions, reading challenge and creative mask event. Click here for the full programme Library Activities 2020