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Community Update – October 2018

Issue content:

Blackfriars Settlement
Southwark Children and Family Centre
Time & Talents



QHS Neighbourhood Coordinators

QHS would like to welcome Olivia Farren, Stephanie Hayden and Sam Timlin who have been appointed as neighbourhood coordinators to support practices for the Bermondsey, Rotherhithe and Walworth areas respectively. Pat Roberts will lead the team and support practices in Borough.

Olivia, Stephanie and Sam will be:
  • Setting up and supporting regular neighbourhood meetings
  • Supporting neighbourhoods to review and redesign services with other providers such as district nursing.
  • Linking in with different service providers in north Southwark.


Blackfriars Settlement

1 Rushworth Street, London, SE1 0RB
020 7928 9521
You can visit their website here. Alternatively, please see their leaflet about the ‘Positive Ageing’ events being held at Blackfriars in October.


‘Smile Inside’ Singing for COPD and Mental Wellbeing

10 October and 24 October 2018, 3.30 – 5.30pm and then every two weeks. Each session costs £2.50. Sessions are lighthearted, inclusive and fun! People living with Dementia and their carers are also welcome to attend! Please see their leaflet for further information.


Frank’s Club for Men Over the Age of 55

Join Blackfriars settlement for darts, pool, table tennis, shove ha’penny and friendly chats over a cup of tea and much more… Mondays, 2.00 – 4.00pmPlease see their leaflet or email Eileen for more information.


Southwark Children and Family Centres

For information on centre locations, please click here.

The centres aim to provide additional support for families who need it; and help families back into employment and education. For a list of their services and a timetable of events please see their leaflet.

This month they are running a Stay & Play for Dads on 13 October 2018, 10am – 12pm at the Rotherhithe Centre.


Time & Talents

The Old Mortuary, St Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe, SE16 4JE 

For the weekly timetable for events held at Time & Talents please click here. For futher information on events at Time & Talents, please see their leaflet.

Special events this month include the Friday Social for 60+. For laughs, music and cake, join Time & Talents on Fridays 1-3pm at their space in Surrey Quays Shopping Centre.

Join a Tap Dancing class, Thursdays 6 – 7pm for £3 a session. For a men over 55 Time & Talents offers a Pub Club with weekly meetings across Bermondsey & Rotherhithe.