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Inspire will offer a chance for young and older people to develop their talents. InSpire will offer basic skills training, IT introductory sessions,parenting support and language, literacy and numeracy support.
Ivydale is one of the best kept secrets in Southwark – it is exciting, creative and dynamic and is very much at the heart of the local community. Our nursery even has chickens! Through art, music, sport and community events, the school takes every opportunity to continue a tradition of family and neighbourhood participation. We are very proud to have our own Children’s Centre which provides services, support and activities for families in the local community.
Jamyang Buddhist Centre
Jamyang is a Buddhist and meditation centre. Here you can take meditation classes to help you relax, learn about Buddhism or have a break at our cafe. We offer a host of other services such as room rental and have a great library. This website will help you find the courses and events on offer at Jamyang. It is also a great place to learn more about Buddhism and meditation in general.
Jewish Care
JEWISH CARE is the largest health and social care organisation serving the Jewish community in London and the South East. We run over 70 centres and services, caring for more than 7,000 people and their families every week.
John Harvard Library
John Harvard Library is a public lending library on Borough High Street in Southwark, London.
Kagyu Samye Dzong Tibetan Buddhist centre
Kagyu Samye Dzong London Tibetan Buddhist Centre first opened in April 1998 and provides peace and tranquility for all at its two centres in central London. We run a programme of courses and workshops focusing on meditation, Buddhism, and holistic therapies. We also provide venues for community activities and holistic practitioners.
Kindred Minds
Kindred Minds is a unique mental health project for people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in Southwark and nearby areas. We are user-run and user-led project by service users for service users – We are experts by experience.
Kingswood Library
Kingswood Library is part of a magnificent historic building Kingswood House.
Knitting & Nattering
Social group organised by Southwark Carers. Since 2011 we have knitted a number of blankets and woollen goods for local homeless charities. We provide the needles and wool to create a range of products from blankets, scarves, hats and gloves. Full instructions are given to learners and non-knitters, come along make some new friends, and learn a new skill.
Latin American Disabled People’s Project
LADPP is a London organisation devoted to serving disabled people whose first language is Spanish or Portuguese. Their mission is to improve the quality of life and independence of disabled Spanish and Portuguese speaking people living in London - as well as that of their carers, families and communities.
Latin Elephant
Latin Elephant is a charity that promotes alternative and innovative ways of engaging and incorporating migrant and ethnic groups in urban regeneration processes in London. They work closely with the Latin American community in Southwark.
London  Bubble Theatre Company
London Bubble Theatre Company brings people together to create, participate in and enjoy theatre. They run inclusive classes and their facilities are fully accessible.
London Irish Centre Community Services
The London Irish Centre (LIC) is the heart of the Irish community in London. The LIC is both a Registered Charity and an Irish community centre in Camden Square, London NW1. For sixty years, The LIC has been both supporting Irish people in London and promoting Irish arts and culture. Our welfare service is the largest for Irish people outside of Ireland.
Mind & Soul Choir was founded as a way of promoting mental wellbeing and reducing some of the stigma surrounding mental illness through singing. We've performed in a variety of venues, from being the after dinner entertainment for the Florence Nightingale Foundation's gala evening to singing in John Browne's 'A Nightingale Sang' at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. We sing a variety of genres from funk through pop and Motown to folk, classical, world music, swing and everything in between. We have recently performed at the Royal Opera House, the South Bank Centre and the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Mosaic Clubhouse
Mosaic Clubhouse is part of a worldwide network of clubhouses that exist to provide support and opportunities to people living with a mental health condition. We believe that being part of a community that encourages everyone to participate and re-discover their talents, dreams and skills is key to supporting individuals on their recovery journey.
Moving Pieces
Moving Pieces is a unique physical theatre company, which has pioneered an integrated approach to sharing life experiences and creating compelling performance narratives. Our model combines movement, mask work, storytelling and improvisation with the containment of psychotherapeutic practices and emergent ideas relating to neuroscience.
New Elephant Open Network
New Elephant Open Network (NEON) was established to ensure that the creativity of local people has an influence on the redevelopment and regeneration of the Elephant and Castle area. The New Elephant Open Network was established in 2001 as a network of people living/working/studying at the Elephant & Castle who are concerned that the arts, heritage and culture should be at the heart of the regeneration of the area.
Newington Library
A fantastic community resource. Visit the website for opening times and a list of services on offer.