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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

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Winter Holidays

Mon 18th December - Sat 23rd December 2023

We’re opening sites during the Winter Holidays. Full of fun-packed activities and free for young people aged 8-19 years old (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.

Day Time Age
Wed 20th 

5:45pm - 8:15pm

ages 8-19* 
Fri 22nd 3:15pm - 8:45pm ages 8-19* 

This site will return to term times hours week commencing: January 8th. 


*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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