• The Second Half Centre: The place to live your new “5 a Day”

    Monday 4th September marks the start of our Autumn programme. Come and visit the Centre in the new term and have fun, keep learning, stay fit, eat well, meet new people and discover the best half of your life. Click the logo to go to the weekly schedule.

  • Become a member

    Membership is FREE, so come and register! Click the logo to print off a form.

  • Events at The Second Half Centre

    Keep an eye out for future events, workshops, and trips in Latest News at the bottom of the page. "The SHC is so much  more than a community centre. It's a place of revitalisation,dynamic growth and  transformation of mind body and soul" Carole.

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Whether you still think a mouse is a furry rodent or you want to upgrade your tech skills, we offer everything from Basic Emailing to iPads and Smartphones. Click for more information and to book classes.

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Cooking & Nutrition

Cook cuisines from around the world with some of the best chefs in London in our International Cookery class on Mondays. Cuisines this term include American,Japanese, Asian Fusion, Good Mood Food and many more! Click here for more information and to book classes

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Exercise

Keep up your strength, build muscle and improve your overall well-being with our comprehensive exercise program.  Whether you  want to ditch the workout and join the party with Zumba or Bokwa, or relax your mind with  Yoga or Meditation, we have the perfect  class for you!  Click for more information and to book classes.

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The Arts

 We run a wide range of art, drama and singing classes for the complete novice to the experienced artist.  Find your creative streak in our  Drawing and  Painting  classes or your inner thespian in our Drama and Theatre Club, or revisit your love of the written world with Creative Writing or Poetry and have the most fun you will ever have on Friday with  Buspass to Broadway. Click for more information and to book classes.

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Brain Fitness

Exercise your cognitive abilities with our popular Brain Fitness programme. If you want philosophically explore and share with others, or challenge your inner historian explore Artistic traditions of India, open new doors and discover speaking a new language; we have a host of different courses that are mentally stimulating. Click for more information and to book classes.

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The Second Half Foundation

The Second Half Foundation(SHF)(Reg 1141988) was formed in May 2011 with the mission of tackling loneliness and isolation through the creation of centres and community hubs for the over 50s to ensure that our growing ageing population can come together to develop more meaningful connections and continue to learn and grow. The Second Half Centre was founded and created by The SHF. Click for the latest news www.thesecondhalffoundation.com.

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JOIN US AT OUR END OF TERM SUMMER PARTY

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Come Drink and Be Merry!

LET’S RAISE SOME DOUGH: THE BAKE OFF IS BACK AGAIN!

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NOT TO BE MISSED:  

We are Closed for Bank Holiday

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Please note we are closed for Bank Holiday but will be back in the ...

Check out the Programme for our Secret Garden Event…

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Check out what programme we have in store for London’s Creat ...

Enter The Secret Garden at SHC!!

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We are proud to be featuring in this year’s Creativity and Wellb ...