Woodpecker Youth Club

There are a wide range of activities for young people at Woodpecker, from the more active to the more creative - no two days are the same.​​​​ 

Regular activities include: music studio, dance, arts and crafts, table tennis, pool, cooking, IT suite, gaming and e-sports, football, boxing and other indoor and outdoor sports. Performing arts classes coming soon.

Venue Hiring

We are not currently accepting new hire applications of our sites due to unforeseen circumstances. Should you wish to discuss a hire that has already been booked and paid please contact the head office on 0203 924 2380. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

May half term

Tuesday 28th May - Saturday 1st June 2024

We’re opening sites during the May half term. Full of fun-packed activities and free for young people aged 8-19 years old (up to 25 with SEND) to have fun, develop skills, meet other young people and talk to our dedicated youth workers. See times at other sites here

Sessions at Deptford Adventure Playground, Woodpecker Youth Club, TNG Youth Club and Bellingham Gateway will include a free food offer from Tuesday 28th - Friday 31st May. This offer is only available for young people living/attending school in the Lewisham area and are eligible for free school meals for ages 8-16. You must register for this programme. Register your place in the Food Scheme here>

Day Time Age
Tue 28th - Fri 31st 

12:15pm - 5:45pm

ages 8-19*


*Up to ages 25 with SEND

Term-time opening hours

Day Time Age
Wednesday  5:45pm - 8:15pm ages 8-19 SEND to 25
Friday 3:15pm - 8:45pm ages 8-19 SEND to 25

Site contact

Emon Francis

Youth, Play & Community Manager

Mobile: 07957 198 310


Woodpecker Youth Club

20 Woodpecker Rd
New Cross
SE14 6EU
United Kingdom


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Transport to this youth club

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