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Find out about our youth activities in the borough, available for all

Summer of youth activity and fun starts in Tower Hamlets

On 4 August Tower Hamlets Homes (THH) launched a five-week programme of activities for young people aged 12 -25 years, including arts and crafts, sports, social action projects and day trips, all of which are free. Youth workers are out on estates, engaging with young people and encouraging them to get involved in the large programme of events specially designed for local residents.

With Coronavirus restrictions only just easing and the difficulties that lockdown has caused for families, it’s never been more crucial for young people to have ways to keep fit and feel engaged and valued with safe, socially distanced and virtual activities to occupy summer holidays. Covid-19 has meant a worsening financial situation for families on low incomes and for many has caused worry and stress about how to keep young people occupied, the summer programme provides the answer without increasing worries about money.

Following the success of our youth-work programme last summer, we have commissioned five organisations to deliver this year’s programme, they are:

  • Society Link, covering Shadwell and Wapping
  • Valance Community Sports Association, covering Globe Town
  • Osmani Trust, covering Chicksand and Collingwood, Bethnal Green
  • Newark Youth, covering Whitechapel and Stepney
  • Neighbours in Poplar & Splash, covering Poplar and Limehouse
Youth playing tennis football
Youth playing tennis football
Due to Covid-19 restrictions most youth centres remain closed, so in strict compliance with government guidelines, this programme provides a much-needed diversionary activity to keep young people busy over the summer holidays. We’re looking forward to hearing the stories and seeing the pictures from young people who have learnt new skills, had first-time experiences and most of all – enjoyed themselves.
Chief Executive of Tower Hamlets Homes, Susmita Sen
I’m delighted that Tower Hamlets Homes will be running a series of free summer activities across their estates during the holiday period. This varied programme will be particularly welcome following the lockdown as a way to engage our young people and provide Covid-safe and free activities for all to enjoy
Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Biggs
Youth taking part in summer project
Youth taking part in summer project

For more information and the timetables for our summer programme, see below:

Shadwell & Wapping

Society Link

Contact 0207 702 0901 or email: info@societylinks.org.uk

 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Session

 

 

 

 

 

Location

School House Lane

Wapping

School House Lane

Shadwell Gardens

Wapping

Time

5.30-8.30pm

5.30- 8.30pm

5.30-8.30pm

5.30-8.30pm

5.30-8.30pm

Activity 1

5.30-6.30

 

 

 

Activity 2

6.30-8.30

Football

FitBit Challenge Outreach and detached

 

Insanity Fitness

Outreach and detached

Football

FitBit Challenge

Outreach and detached

 

Insanity Fitness

Outreach and detached

Football

FitBit Challenge

Outreach and detached

 

Boxing Session

Outreach and detached

Football

FitBit Challenge Outreach and detached

 

Insanity Fitness

Outreach and detached

Football

FitBit Challenge

Outreach and detached

 

Boxing Session

Outreach and detached

Session

 

 

 

 

 

Location

Shadwell Gardens

 

 

 

 

Time

5.30-8.30pm

 

 

 

 

Activity 1

5.30-6.30

 

 

 

Activity 2

6.30-8.30

Football

FitBit Challenge

Outreach and detached

 

Boxing Session

Outreach and detached

 

 

 

 

Globe Town & Bethnal Green East 

Vallance Community Sports Association

Contact 0207 247 6957 or email: info@vallancecsa.org.uk

 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday
Saturday
Sunday

W

E

E

k

 

1

 

AUG 3rd

 

Estate based activities

@ Bancroft Estate

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

AUG 4th

 

Estate based activities

@ Wellington Estates

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

 

AUG 5th

 

Estate based activities

@ Bancroft Estate

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

AUG 6th

 

Estate based activities

@ Wellington Estates

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

AUG 7th

 

Estate based activities

@ Meath Gardens

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

AUG 8th

 

Excursion

(Mixed)

(2pm – 4pm)

 

 

 

AUG 9th

 

W

E

E

K

 

2

 

AUG 10th

 

Estate based activities

@ Bancroft Estate

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

AUG 11th

 

Estate based activities

@ Wellington Estates

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

AUG 12th

 

Estate based activities

@ Bancroft Estate

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUG 13th

 

Estate based activities

@ Wellington Estates

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

 

AUG 14th

 

Estate based activities

@ Meath Gardens

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

AUG 15th

 

Bowling Trip

(Mixed)

(2pm – 5pm)

 

 

AUG 16th

 

 

W

E

E

K

 

3

 

AUG 17th

 

Estate based activities

@ Bancroft Estate

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

 

AUG 18th

 

Estate based activities

@ Wellington Estates

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUG 19th

 

Estate based activities

@ Bancroft Estate

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUG 20th

 

Estate based activities

@ Wellington Estates

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUG 21st

 

Estate based activities

@ Meath Gardens

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

AUG 22nd

 

Cinema Trip

(Mixed)

(2pm – 4pm)

 

 

AUG 23rd

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday
Saturday
Sunday

W

E

E

K

 

4

 

AUG 24th

 

Estate based activities

@ Bancroft Estate

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

AUG 25th

 

Estate based activities

@ Wellington Estates

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

 

AUG 26th

 

Estate based activities

@ Bancroft Estate

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm

 

 

AUG 27th

 

Estate based activities

@ Wellington Estates

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

AUG 28th

 

Estate based activities

@ Meath Gardens

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

 

 

 

AUG 29th

 

Excursion

(Mixed)

(2pm – 4pm)

 

 

AUG 30th

 

 

 

 

 

W

E

E

K

 

5

 

AUG 31st

 

Estate based activities

@ Bancroft Estate

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

SEPT 1st

 

Estate based activities

@ Wellington Estates

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

SEPT 2nd

 

Estate based activities

@ Bancroft Estate

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm

 

 

SEPT 3rd

 

Estate based activities

@ Wellington Estates

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEPT 4th

 

Estate based activities

@ Meath Gardens

Age- 9-25 (Mixed)

(3pm-6pm)

 

 

SEPT 5th

 

FUN DAY

 

 

SEPT 6th

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bethnal Green West

Osmani Trust

Contact Abdul Hasnath on 020 7247 8080 or email: abdul.hasnath@osmanitrust.org

 

03/08/2020 to 09/08/2020

 

10/08/2020 to 16/08/2020

 

17/08/2020 to 23/08/2020

 

24/08/2020 to 30/08/2020

31/08/2020 to 06/09/2020

Chicksand

Estate

 

Monday

Registration / Introduction

 

Thursday

Water Balloon Fight

 

Friday

Barbecue and Sporting activities

(Members Only)

 

Monday

Group Cycling

 

 

Thursday

Boxing Taster session

 

 

Friday Football Freestyle Challenge

 

Monday

Online FIFA 20 Competition

 

 

Thursday Group Excursion: Go-Karting

 

Friday

Boxing Taster session

 

Monday Group Excursion: Go –APE

 

Thursday

Outdoor Sports

 

Friday

Foot Tennis and Table

Tennis Competition

 

Thursday Group Excursion: Foot Golf

 

Friday

Outdoor Sports

Bethnal Green

(Middleton Green)

 

Monday

Registration / Introduction

 

 

Tuesday

Dodge ball, Foot Rounder’s

and other various sports

 

Monday Barbecue and Sporting activities

(Members Only)

 

Tuesday

Boxing Taster session

 

Monday

Online FIFA 20 Competition

 

 

Tuesday Group Excursion: Go-Karting

 

Monday Football Freestyle Challenge

 

Tuesday Group Excursion: Go –APE

 

Tuesday

Group Excursion:

Golf Range Practicing

Collingwood

Estate

 

Wednesday

Registration / Introduction

 

Thursday

Group Cycling

 

Wednesday

Youth Members ONLY

barbecue

 

Thursday

Outdoor Sports

Monday

Online FIFA 20 Competition

 

Wednesday Group Excursion: Go –APE

 

Thursday

Boxing Taster session

 

Monday

Online FIFA 20 Competition

 

Wednesday Group Excursion: Go –APE

 

Thursday

Boxing Taster session


 

 

Wednesday Group Excursion: Go-Karting

 

Thursday

Boxing Taster session

 

Wednesday

Group Excursion: Golf Range Practicing

 

Thursday

Outdoor Sports

Whitechapel and Stepney

Newark Youth

Contact Manik Miah on 020 7392 2121 or email:

manik.miah@newark.org.uk

 

MONDAY 17/08/2019

TUESDAY 18/08/2019

WEDNESDAY 19/08/2019

THURSDAY 20/08/2019

FRIDAY 21/08/2019

SATURDAY 22/08/2019

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Street Dance Session 5pm-8pm Sidney Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Boxing with Qualified Trainers 5pm-8pm Clichy Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Boxing with Qualified Trainers 5pm-8pm Sidney Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Street Dance Session 5pm-8pm Clichy Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Street Dance Session 5pm-8pm Ocean Estate/Shandy Park

ASDAN Leadership Course TBC

 

 

 

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Boxing with Qualified Trainers 5pm-8pm Ocean Estate/Shandy Park

 

 

MONDAY 24/08/2020

TUESDAY 25/08/2020

WEDNESDAY 26/08/2020

THURSDAY 27/08/2020

FRIDAY 28/08/2020

SATURDAY 29/08/2020

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Street Dance Session 5pm-8pm Sidney Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Boxing with Qualified Trainers 5pm-8pm Clichy Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Boxing with Qualified Trainers 5pm-8pm Sidney Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Street Dance Session 5pm-8pm Clichy Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Street Dance Session 5pm-8pm Ocean Estate/Shandy Park

ASDAN Leadership Course TBC

 

 

 

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Boxing with Qualified Trainers 5pm-8pm Ocean Estate/Shandy Park

 

 

MONDAY 31/08/2020

TUESDAY 01/09/2020

WEDNESDAY 02/09/2020

THURSDAY 03/09/2020

FRIDAY 04/09/2020

 

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Street Dance Session 5pm-8pm Sidney Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Boxing with Qualified Trainers 5pm-8pm Clichy Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Boxing with Qualified Trainers 5pm-8pm Sidney Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Street Dance Session 5pm-8pm Clichy Estate/area

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Street Dance Session 5pm-8pm Ocean Estate/Shandy Park

 

 

 

 

Outdoor/Estate based Sports & Games Boxing with Qualified Trainers 5pm-8pm Ocean Estate/Shandy Park

 

 

Poplar and Limehouse

SPLASH

Contact Amrana Begum on 07950868318 or email: splashyouth@yahoo.co.uk

 

Week 1

Monday 3rd

 

11am – 2pm

Outreach

Will Crooks, Cottage Street & Bazely Street/Collins House Estate

Tuesday 4th

 

11am – 2pm

Outreach

Pennyfields Estate & Limehouse Estate

 

 

 

Saturday 8th

 

11am – 2pm

Football @ Will Crooks Estate

 

Sunday 9th

 

2.30pm – 5.30pm

Boxing @

St Vincent’s Estate

Week 2

 

Monday 10th

 

11am – 2pm

Basketball @

Pennyfields Estate

 

 

Wednesday 12th

 

11am – 2pm

Badminton @ Bazely Street/Collins House Estate

 

 

Thursday 13th

 

12pm – 3pm Football @ St Vincent’s Estate

 

Sunday 16th

 

2.30pm – 5.30pm

Boxing @ Will Crooks Estate

 

Week 3

Monday 17th

 

11am – 2pm

Basketball @ Cottage Street Estate

 

 

Wednesday 19th

 

11am – 2pm

Badminton @ Will Crooks Estate

Thursday 20th

 

12pm – 3pm

Football @ Pennyfields Estate

 

 

Sunday 23rd

 

2.30pm – 5.30pm

Boxing @ Cottage Street Estate

Week 4

Monday 24th

 

11am – 2pm

Basketball @ Limehouse Estate

 

 

Wednesday 26th

 

2.30pm – 5.30pm

Boxing @

Bazely Street/Collins House Estate

Thursday

27th

 

12pm – 3pm

Football @ Cottage Street Estate

 

 

Sunday 30th

 

2.30pm – 5.30pm

Boxing @ Pennyfields Estate

Week 5

Monday 31st

 

11am – 2pm

Basketball @ Will Crooks Estate

 

 

Wednesday

3rd September

3pm – 6pm

Badminton @ St Vincen’ts Estate

Thursday

4th September

 

3pm – 6pm

Football @ Bazely Street/Collins House Estate

 

 

Sunday 6th September

 

12pm – 3pm

Badminton @ Pennyfields Estate

Kids playing with water
Kids playing with water