The Orb Space

Funded by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government, The Orb Space is a community pop-up café open to all. Come and get involved in activities, volunteering, meeting local people or just come for a cuppa and cake.

Regular events:

Communi-Tea every Tuesday, 10am – 12pm: Drop in for a free drink and snacks and meet new people. Demonstrations of making a variety of teas and coffees from around the world at 11am.

Cook & Eat: free 6 week programmes of learning about healthy cooking on a budget. Email for more information or to register your interest.

Baby Massage: regular courses learning techniques to massage your baby. Stay for coffee afterwards. Email for more information or to register your interest.

Volunteering opportunities to help us run events – come and get involved.

Open House @ Blackfriars Settlement
Saturday 7 September 2019, 11am – 4pm
Drop by for music, a free light lunch, exhibition, stalls, children’s activities, and free taster sessions for some of the classes we have running.
  Free taster sessions
12:00 Lunchtime dance: a fairly gentle freestyle movement class with lots of short, simple routines to a variety of music
Wirework jewellery workshop: come and make a ring
13:00 Pilates fusion / Yogalates (beginners): 50 mins session - mats provided
Mosaic workshop: Come and make a mosaic pot-stand
Knitting & crochet group: come and join in
14:00 Wirework jewellery workshop: come and make a bangle
Hula-Fit (adults): with hula-hoops, fun exercise class guaranteed to make you smile
14:30 Hula-Fit (children)
15:00 - 16:30 Social dance: come and see some moves and join in - any style goes - relaxed and fun, anyone & everyone welcome
To secure your place book sessions at or try turning up on the day.

Black History Month a series of weekly spoken word workshop for Black/African/mixed heritage people (beginners welcome). Co-facilitated by a prominent Southwark-based spoken-word artist and our in-house published poet. Every Wednesday in October, 2-4pm. Leading to:

‘Strength and Hope’ through Spoken Word Southwark
29th October 2019 6-9pm
An evening event featuring poet performances, keynote speakers, Q&A, light catering and fun.