Shrewsbury House Showcase

Saturday 13th October 12pm to 4pm

To celebrate fifty years of being a community centre we're holding a day of events to showcase all the groups that use the House and to give you a chance to try out new activities you might like to join in with.

Children’s History Hunt

Find Princess Charlotte in each room and discover the history of this beautiful grade II listed building

Community Cake Off

Enter your cake creation into our community cake off. Great bake prizes to be won. Bring your cakes to the library, with list of ingredients, by 1pm.  Judging by Feast Café Kitchen at 2pm.

Photo competition

Enter your image of any ‘Aspects of Shooters Hill and the Community’. Bring your prints up to A4 size, for display to Room 1 by 12 noon. Judging by Aperture at 3pm

Art exhibition

See the stunning drawings, paintings, arts, crafts and photography created by the Life drawing group, Art Plumstead and Aperture Woolwich Photographic Society





1200 - 1220                           
SE18 Choir


Be greeted by the gorgeous melodies of our SE18 Choir, join them later in the day for a taster session and singalong in final showcase.





1400 – 1600
Free Photo Studio sessions


Book in and get your picture taken by the Aperture Photographic Society team. Free digital print emailed to you.




Meet the Friends of Shrewsbury House Gardening club and explore the Wildlife garden.

1215 – 1300
Trinity Tai Chi and Qi Gong


Come along and see this award winning group. Have a go yourself and experience the value of health, fitness, mindfulness and well-being.

Roos Performing Arts

Enjoy a marvellous performance by our amazing Roos Dance

1430 - 1515 

Royal Greenwich Fencing                                       

Watch a series of fencing matches using the three fencing weapons, the Foil, Epee and Sabre. The club has both a junior and adult section and runs beginner classes for both.



1300 - 1400        
Roos Performing Arts

If weather permits this performance, by our marvellous dancing Roos, will be out in the garden.

1330 – 1345      
Doriel School of Dance

Pre-school dancing group & Tap-Dancing display.


1400 - 1430                    
SE18 Choir


Pick up a song sheet and join in with a round of well- known numbers.


1430 - 1530


Join in with the Art Plumstead Improvisation group, make stuff up and have a proper giggle with them.




Art Exhibition


Art Plumstead, Aperture Photographic Society and Life Drawing. Bring your photo competition entry print (up to A4) to Room 1 by 1230


Photo competition winner announced for Aspects of Shooters Hill




1200 – 1330                   

Camcorder Club


One of the longest running groups in the house today will be screening a selection of short films. Do pop in.

Dice on the Hill

Play and discover all sorts of table top games for ages 11 and beyond.

1400 – 1600      
Health, Happiness & Wellbeing

Information about lots of free events, walking groups, coffee and culture clubs.

Calligraphy with Martin


Have a go at writing with flourish and creating wonderfully visual words with pen, paper and inks provided.




Café and borrowing library

1200 - 1430             
Meet Kim Ward and read about Pickles the Cat

Award winning visually impaired author Kim Ward introduces us to the famous Pickles the Cat stories.

1200 - 1600

Feast Café Kitchen and Children’s TV characters



Children’s Craft Activities, Add your hand print,to our Shrewsbury Community Tree. All ages

1300 - 1400

Make your own rainbow or fire breathing dragon
. Aimed at 2-5 year olds

1500 - 1600

Create a humongous marble run, using toilet rolls and tape. How big can you make it? Aimed at 6-10 year olds



1230 – 1430                 
Real Life Drawing

rop in taster sessionsOver 18’s only. Join Ashley and learn the art of life drawing. Sign up on the door for a 30minute taster sessions at: 1230,1315, 1400, 1445



1300 – 1330              
Yoga with Cressida

Learn the delights of Iyengar Yoga to start a fit and flexible future.

1400 - 1430 
Gentle Yoga for the Family


Come and join Laura for a relaxing family-led yoga session focusing on relaxation for the mind and body.

1500 – 1530                        
Sing and Sign

Sing and Sign classes are relaxed, great fun and a wonderful way to learn all you need to know about baby signing!


15:30 - 1600                                Lingotots

Pre-school language learning made fun




1215 – 1245       
Doriel Adult Tap Dance

Adult tap-dancing demonstration


1245 - 1345                           
SE18 Choir


Lift your voice and test your vocal chords with this fun and friendly singing group. Join in with the group performance in the library at 1415.

1345 - 1415  
D.Ng Tai Chi with Dorothy

Learn some amazing moves and learn the performance and life enhancing art of Tai Chi

1430 – 1515      
Fencing demonstration


Demonstration in garden if weather permits.


1520 – 1600                  
Zumba and Salsa


Get moving and grooving and super fit at the same time.







FEAST Café and Room 3

Open all day for delicious food and refreshments. Look out for the

 surprise children’s TV character guests arriving with balloons.


Library Bar

Open all day serving a range of drinks including locally brewed beer


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