Groups and classes 2018-03-19T21:11:17+00:00
Southlands Arts Centre

Art for beginners

New group for those with little or no experience or art to start develop their work in various media. Monthly, Wednesday mornings, 10am-12 noon. Tel: 0208 422 0834. Email:

Art – University of the Third Age

1st and 3rd Monday of the month, 10am-12 noon. Drawing in pencil or pastel, close observation. Portraits, figures, still life etc.
Tel: 01895 44170

Leisure Painters

Painting using any media of your choice in with-in a friendly atmosphere. Enthusiastic people welcome. Mondays 2pm-4pm and Wednesday 1:30pm-3:30pm. Tel: 01895 441931.

Chris Hale Painters

4th Thursday in the month, 10am -1pm. Everyone welcome to this monthly drop in class, working mainly in the media of drawing and watercolours. Tel: 0208 422 0834. Email:

Les Artists

A social art group meeting one evening each week, no tuition. We use mixed media, oil, acrylics, pastilles, water colour.  We generally set up a still life,  but are happy if you work on your own project

Southlands Watercolour Group

We are a small friendly group that meets every Tuesday. We are an untutored group, although we swap ideas to improve our painting techniques. As we are an untutored group, some experience is needed.
Call Susie Tel: 07867 380779 for more information

Arts and Craft Groups

Crafty Cards

Have fun with glue and glitter, making all types of greeting and celebration cards. We meet the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month.
For more information about Crafty Cards call Tel: 01753 652459.

Knitters and Knatters

We work with hand and machine knitting and crochet. Beginners welcome.
For more information about this group, call Tel: 01895 421777.

Stitched Textile Designers’ Workshop

We are a small friendly group who have studied embroidery and stitched textiles designs, and share techniques to better our development. New members welcome. Alternate Mondays 10:00 – 1:00 (Dates on request).

Call Joyce on Tel: 07759 258608 or

Sue’s Card Making Workshops

Making unique cards using rubber stamping methods. We meet 1-3pm on each Monday
For more information call Tel: 07950 531075. E-mail:

Photography and Film

Southlands Photography Group

Friendly photography group, open to everyone regardless of experience.  We  help with general camera controls, have assignments, arrange talks from more experienced photographers, London photography walks, we also get to photograph local Events, such as Big Fest, SouthlandsLIVE, May Fayre on the Green.
Contact for more information.

Film School

Film makers, artists (all art forms), musicians, writers, animators, and the mad creative tinkers are always welcome. We are a learning collective, bouncing off ideas, teaching skills, and work collaboratively to create minimal-to-nil budget productions.

Find out more here

Southlands Film Club

Do you enjoy viewing a collective range of films with a friendly social group at our historic building, this could be the group for you.
Visit Southlands Film Club facebook page for upto-date information on current films to be shown.

For more information or how to join, please email us here.


Britpop Ukulele

First Tuesday each month, 8-10pm. Play Britpop hits of the 1990’s in our fun group. The ability to play a few chords is enough.
Fun social group.  Email for more information

Hillingdon Songwriting Circle.

A six week summer evening course. Designed for singer/songwriters. Contact Jan Urbanski on 07809 444118 or

Violin lessons

By appointment only: Violin lessons are taught in a relaxed atmosphere and are available to both children and adults.
Pupils range from beginner to advanced. Tel: 01895 441882.

Southlands Guitar Group

By appointment only: Guitar lessons are taught in a relaxed atmosphere and are available to both children and adults. Pupils range from beginner to advanced.
Tel: 07809 444 118 or email


Southlands Poets

Southlands poets is a supportive and friendly group developing new poetic work. The group meets on the second Thursday of each month, between 8pm and 10pm.

Southlands Poets are a mixture of experienced and newer writers – new members are always warmly welcomed. Each session includes collective writing exercises and sharing new writing for development and group feedback. Each session has a charge of £3 to contribute to the cost of room hire and administration. If you are interested in attending or joining the group please contact Andy via


UB7 Creative Social

Inspiration for social and creatives. Storytellers, performers, film makers, artists, photographers, musicians, dancers, writers, vloggers, journo’s,
join us for some collaborative fun.  We meet bi weekly, Monday 7-9pm.

Contact us here.

Yoga with Julia

I run a small Yoga group every Thursday 18:30pm and 19:20pm.
More classes may be available, to book a session or to enquire please email  or call 07446 071448.
(First yoga class only £5).

Namaste Yoga

Practice for the mind, body and soul.
We meet Tuesdays, 19:00pm till 20:15pm
£6 a session.
To register email or call 07435 656131.