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Activities & Events

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Stay & Play 

Day: Monday (term time only)

Time: 09:30am - 11:00am

Cost: £1.00 per family

A welcoming and friendly group for under 5's and their parents and carers in the hall at The Henry Brown. Run by Vicky from Crescent View pre-school and our team of volunteers, with and regular visits from the West Howe an Kinson Family Hub. This group provides fun for the little ones, a cuppa for the adults and signposting support on local services for children and their families.

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Man's Shed without the shed!

Day: Tuesday

Time: 12:30pm-3pm

Cost: £2 donation towards lunch

Join in with this social group of guys, share ideas, plan projects together and learn new skills. Or simply make the most of the free pool table and dart board and meet new people. Lunch included for all attendees. 

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Housing & Benefit Support Drop-in

Day: Wednesday

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: FREE

Support for people experiencing housing or financial difficulties.
Speak to our Housing & Benefit Champions at this confidential service, run in conjunction with BCP Homes and Shelter.

No appointment necessary, just drop by. 

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Andy's Man Club

Day: Monday

Time: 19:00pm - 21:00pm

Cost: FREE

Andy's Man Club want to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health and create a judgment-free, confidential space where men can be open about the storms in their lives.

Every Monday from 7pm to 9pm Andy's Man Club open their doors at The Henry Brown providing a free-to-attend peer-to-peer support group. No referral needed, just turn up to this welcoming group.


Gardening Group

Day: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month



Would you like to help us build the Henry Brown Community Centre Garden on Cunningham Crescent? We meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 12 noon – 3pm starting 23rd April.  

Whether you can make once or twice a month, we would love you to join us.   

We provide drinks and lunch for everyone. So, please do come along, make friends and enjoy the outdoors.   

Just come along or contact Wilbert Smith – BCP Community Development Officer on 07584 524901 for further information. 


Ismaa Karate

Day: Wednesday

Time: Little ninjas 4-7yrs 4.30pm - 5.15pm  Juniors / Parents 5.15pm - 6.30pm 

Cost: Upon inquiry

Inner Strength Martial Arts Ltd offer martial arts classes to both children and adults. We strive to provide a safe, fun, and inclusive environment where you can learn and develop you. New Starter offer 3 lessons for only £5. See for more information or contact Shaun on 07536 077001 

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CAB Citizens Advice Vehicle

Day: Tuesday

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: FREE

Every Tuesday 10am to 12pm we have the CAB Citizens Advice Vehicle situated in the The Henry Brown car park.
Drop in and speak to an expert on everything from housing and benefits to employment and consumer issues. 

No appointment necessary, just drop by. 

Wellness Wednesdays

Day: Wednesday

Time: Various

Cost: Various

Activities based around the 5 Ways to Wellbeing.

Please see the Wellness Wednesdays tab for full details of activities on offer, ranging from fitness classes to lunch clubs and taster sessions.


Join us for prize Bingo. Just £1.50 and a small item for the prize table – tins, toiletries, biscuits etc. Bring a little luck and join in with this volunteer led community bingo!  


Day: Thursday
Time: 10am for 10.15 start – 11.30 am 
Cost: £1.50 a book of 6 games. 

Dogs Trust

Day: Thursday

Time: 3pm to 9pm

Cost: Upon enquiry

4 week courses for £70.  

121s, tailored to you for £70, Reactive Dogs courses for £135   

We do offer financial support for those who need it.  

We offer friendly classes for puppies, adolescents, adults and rescue dogs in your local area.

Bookings team: 0330 1755 122 

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Craft Group

Day: Friday

Time: 11am-1pm

Cost: £3 for materials

A friendly, free and welcoming group of crafters. Bring your own craft or join in with one of ours. Share or learn a new skill and enjoy connecting with like-minded crafters. 


Meet  your Social Prescriber

Day: Friday

Time: 11am-1pm


Meet Nigel your social prescriber from Help & Care who visits the centre each week to meet residents  

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Give and Take day

Day: Last Saturday of every month

Time: 12pm-1pm for donations | 1pm-3 pm open to the public

Cost: FREE

Are you having a sort out or considering a tip run? 

Bring your unwanted, good-conditioned items for the public to take home or simply browse and 
see what you can take home for free! From clothing, shoes, toys, baby equipment and linen to kitchenware, homeware, pet items and small working electrical items. Give your items another lease of life and save as many items as we can going straight to landfill.

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