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Groups & Classes

At Manor House we are fortunate enough to have spaces for a number of groups and classes to operate from. If you are interested in joining any of these please see the links provided for further details on what is currently available.

As well as the list below, our three community rooms are also regularly used for meetings, seminars, talks, therapy, counselling, classrooms, study rooms and more. Our hirers include several local authorities, charities, the NHS, National Childbirth Trust, Mind groups, Trinity Laban, Midwives and more.  If you wish to run an event or class please contact info@mhlibrary.co.uk


Engineering Minds

ENGINEERING MINDS is a social enterprise that opens STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) afterschool education to all children, regardless of their economic or social background. With the guidance of our experienced tutors, children improve their problem thinking, visualise abstract notions, apply maths and physics into their games, use their creativity to generate innovation and have lots of moments of Eureka.

When: Wednesdays from 4pm

For more information pleases contact 07927 527099 email info@engineeringminds.org.uk

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Mission Mindfulness

The Mission: Mindfulness MT course is a 6 week introductory course to mindfulness.  During the sessions participants learn practical tips and strategies to help them bring mindfulness principles to their daily life.  There is time spent in group discussion as well as doing guided breathing practices.  Mindfulness can help people to:

  • manage day-to-day stress more effectively
  • fully focus on the present moment
  • become more emotionally aware and self-aware
  • be more self-compassionate
  • have greater empathy and patience with others

When: The course runs in 6 weekly blocks on Wednesday evenings, 7.30pm – 8.30pm.

Price:  The price of the course is £85.

Email admin@missionmindfulness.co.uk to book.

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Yoga Classes

We have two yoga classes, one currently running on a Thursday evening and another due to start several classes in September, please come back soon for updated information.


Life Drawing

Open access life drawing sessions held every Tuesday in the beautiful settings of Manor House Library.

The group is suitable for both experienced artists and for those who are approaching figure drawing for the first time.

If you are new to life drawing and would like some tutoring during the class just let me know: I’m available to guide you through the fundamentals of observational drawing. You will receive regular feedback and encouragement as you become acquainted with a new way of seeing.

You are advised to bring your own drawing media, paper or sketchbook, however basic drawing material will be available for a small fee.

These sessions offer an excellent opportunity to develop or consolidate your drawing skills in a very informal environment.

TUESDAYS  7-9 pm


£15 to drop in
£10 each when you buy a block of 6 sessions


For more information, booking and inquiries.
email: lifedrawingmanorhouse@gmail.com
call:     07871 42 13 27

Inkhead Creative Writing

Inkhead have been running creative writing workshops and clubs in schools and libraries for the past decade. They use a workshop approach to show and encourage children age 7 to 14 to write the stories they want to write.

Their tutors are all writers who have studied creative writing and are writing now. They understand the process of trying to express what is in your imagination through the written word. Experienced tutors, workshop leaders and teachers, they enjoy the creative interaction with the children who come on our courses.

When: After school club on Monday 4pm to 5pm at Manor House library. Open to anyone between the age of 8 and 11.

Price: £15 per session – we invoice at the beginning of term for a half term. We also offer free taster sessions to anyone who hasn’t been before and on the first club in September.

Email info@inkhead.co.uk to book

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Pilates With Merixell

Pilates is an invigorated form of exercise for your mind and body that will enable you to look and feel your very best. As a result, your posture will change, you will achieve a strong core, develop longer, leaner muscles and improve your overall sense of well-being.


Tuesday 10.00-11:00

Friday 9:30-10:30

Contact Meritxell at 07963113932 or meritxellpan@gmail.com


Interactive classes for pre-schoolers that run term times on a Monday Morning from 10.30am

More information from https://www.hartbeeps.com/south-london/classes

Contact Laura and Vicki at laura.vicki@hartbeeps.com