With a long summer ahead, West Hampstead Community Centre have put a program together that will add lots of creativity and fun to your summer holidays.
we have a bit of a theme going: lots of up-cycling, recycling, health snacking and an art workshop addressing concerns of climate change. We have a fantastic crew of professional artists and makers waiting for you to un some fabulous workshops.
Workshops run every Tuesday and Wednesday during the summer holidays. Ages given are guidelines; please speak to us if are slightly younger or older and want to take part. All classes will go ahead as advertised.
Please book in advance at
- West Hampstead Community Centre, 17 Dornfell Street NW6 1QN
- 020 7794 3729
Booking times: Thursdays and fridays 3:30pm-5:00pm
Prices: £2.50 per workshop, concessions available.
Please look at the times and dates below carefully.
We are looking forward to welcoming you at the community centre.
Hands on Clay
There are not many things that are more fun than modeling in clay! Everything is possible. These two workshops will give you a fantastic introduction into the possibilities of working with one of the most fascinating materials to get your hands on.
- 23/07/19, 10am – 3pm Age 5-8
- 24/07/19, 10am – 3pm Age 9-13
Bangles, Bling and Friendship Bracelets
From old make new! Create jewellery for your friends and yourself: bracelets, rings, amulets, necklaces and tassels: all made by yourself from materials you can find in your recycling boxes. A fresh take on creating and decorating jewellery for yourself and your friends.
- 31/07/19, 10am – 3pm Age 5-8
- 28/08/19, 10am – 3pm Age 9-13
A Bestiarium in a Book
Where is the best place to tame beasts and magical creatures? In a book of course!!
Draw the beasts, add some magic and make a book to put them in. A day of drawing, inventing and bookmaking for aspiring illustrators and storytellers.
- 13/08/19, 10am – 3pm Age 5-10
This is storytime like no other!! You are part of the story and you will make all the things you need on your adventure! Storytelling, singing and crafts all mixed up for the younger children.
- 14/08/19 10am – 12pm age 4-8
- 20/08/19 10am – 12pm age 4-8
Energy in a Ball
A bit tired from that very long school year? Here is a great way of regaining new energy: roll it up in a ball and eat it! A fun workshop of creating healthy, tasty and beautiful energy food. All snacks prepared on the day will be gluten free, nut free and vegan.
Bring your own jars to decorate and take your delicious snacks home.
- 30/07/19, 10am – 3pm Age 5-14
Join the Skeletons Rebellion!
Take part in constructing skeleton sculptures of extinct or endangered creatures that will be used to help raise awareness on climate change. We will be using a range of materials and techniques to simplifying complex structures and you will gain skills that you can develop and share in your own way. Workshop runs over two days.
- 06/08/19 and 07/08/19, 10am – 3pm Age 9-13
Want to add a bit of colour and stardust to your wardrobe? Learn how to upcycle and restyle your clothes. Learn the wonderful technique of tie dying and discover new ways to be creative with textiles.
- 21/08/19, 10am – 3pm Age 5-8
- 27/08/19, 10am – 3pm Age 9-13
Street dance workshop, fun and fitness combined. A great way for you to stay fit during the holidays. We work towards building confidence, self-esteem, coordination and flexibility. Your will have the opportunity to create and learn cool dance routines. 14/08/19 1pm – 3pm age 5-10
- 20/08/19 1pm – 3pm age 5-10