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Regular Activities

Discover a wide range of regular weekly activities and events, for all ages, on offer at your local Idea Store.


Job Support Sessions
National Career Service and Employment Support service provided in partnership with Krypton Training Ltd. Helping you with the skills you need to get back to work, including creation of CVs and covering letters and support with application forms and interview technique.
For more information or to book an appointment contact 020 7375 3843 or email
4th Wednesday of the month, 10am - 5pm

Legal Advice
Free 30 minute one to one legal advice sessions with barrister Allison Fordham. By appointment only. To check available dates and book a slot please check with staff at the Help Desk in person at Idea Store Canary Wharf.
Two Wednesdays in the month, 4pm - 6pm

Make the Most of Your Tablet, Your Computer and the Internet
Learn and practise basic computer skills at your own pace.
Thursdays, 2pm - 3pm

Arts and Crafts

Knit and Natter
Bring your knitting, lunch and hang out with other knitters.New members always welcome. Unravel and unwind!!
Mondays, 1 - 2pm

Book Groups

Book Break
Sit back and relax whilst listening to stories and poems, or join in with the reading and conversation.
'Get Into Reading' groups are an enjoyable way to meet new people.
Tuesdays 1 - 2pm

Turning Pages Book Group
A chance to talk all things books!
Third Wednesday of every month 6 - 7.30pm
Disover this month's Book Group title!


Story Time
Rhymes, stories and fun for Under 5s, plus time to choose your favourite books!
Monday to Saturday 10.30 - 11.15am

Reading Aloud
Relax after school with refreshments and a story in Idea Stores.
For children up to 11 years.
Monday to Friday at 3.30pm

Boys' Book Club
Especially for boys to get together and share their reading experiences. Snacks and drinks provided. Mondays at 4pm
For boys up to the age of 11 years

Girls' Book Club
Especially for girls to get together to have fun with reading. Snacks and drinks provided.
For girls up to the age of 11 years
Tuesdays at 4pm

Code Club
Would you like to learn to make your own computer games? At Code Club you can learn to make cool games, animations and websites too!
Fun for ages 7 - 11 years
Wednesdays at 4pm

Teenage Book Club
Share reading with others in a relaxing environment.
For over 12s.
Thursdays at 4pm

Homework Club
Homework to do? We will help you find the answers with Britannica Online and other online and printed resources.
For 16 years and under
Fridays at 4pm

Dads' Club
Time for dads to share books with their children
For dads with children up to 4 years old
Saturdays at 11.15am

Family Reading Group
An opportunity for families to read together and share stories. Meet new families and make new friends.
Fun for all the family
Saturdays at 2.15pm

Art Club
Explore your creative side, find out about famous artists and look at how illustrations complement a story.
For children between 6 - 12 years
Sundays at 2.15pm

Language Skills

Conversation Club
Meet new friends and practise your English at this free and friendly conversation club.
For speakers of other languages.
Mondays, 2:00 - 3:00pm


Pink Recycling Sacks Collection Point
Recycling bags and starch liners are available every day.
Residents can collect a roll of recycling bags by showing proof of their address such as a utility bill, council tax bill, bank statement or driving licence.