Southlands Art Centre Events

Some of our groups are starting to return to Southlands whilst Government guidelines allow it. Please get in touch with the group directly if you wish to join.

Art groups

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 441707

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

Wednesdays 7:30pm – 9:30pm. 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

Southlands Watercolour Group Tuesdays, 10 – 1pm. We are a small friendly group that meets every Tuesday at Southlands. We swap ideas and improve our painting techniques. We are an untutored group, so some previous experience is needed.
Please call Susie on 07425 711579 for more information or to join the waiting list.

Make Time for Art

Last Saturday in the month, 10:00-12:00.
Learn about an artist, genre or movement and be inspired to get painting in our friendly and supportive group.

Beginners welcome.
Please contact Lisa on

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

2nd and 4th Monday each month, 7:30pm – 9:30pm. 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. Workshops are – Every Monday 1-3pm, Every 2nd Wednesday of the month 10.30am-12.30pm.
For more information, prices, or to book a place, please call Sue on 07950 531075 or e-mail:


Tuesday 10am – 12 noon. Needlecrafts, 3D, cross stitch and soft toys. Everyone welcome.
Tel: 01895 442910.

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.

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 Frank on for more information,

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.


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Namaste Yoga

Practice for the Mind, Body & Soul. Elevate your state of mind, strengthen your body, root yourself to the earth. The group meets on Tuesday of each month, between 7pm and 8.15pm. Drop in : £6

Register by email: or call 0743 5656 131.

Yoga with Julia

Energetic dynamic flow yoga. Pain relief massage. Sound therapy.
First yoga class only £5.

Meet every Thursday 6:30pm and 7:30pm.
To book a session, email or call 0744 6071 448.