Regular Activities in Norbury

Cassandra Learning Centre

1st Friday of month. 10am-12pm. Coffee Morning in Partnership with London Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC). Includes a free workshop around Universal Credit. Entrance above Lloyds Bank in Stanford Rd.

0203 601 7475; 07852 525 468

Joint Planning Committee

1st Monday of the month. The Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee meets monthly (except August) to review planning application and issues, licences and traffic matters. If you have any concerns about what is happening email

or drop a note in at 6 Oakhill Rd, SW16 5RG.

Norbury Baptist Church

Mondays –  Girls’ Brigade. From 6pm

Wednesdays. Sunshine Tots Parent, Carer and Toddler group
9.30am (with Norbury Mums)

Fridays – Boys’ Brigade. From 7pm

Saturdays. Saturday School. GCSE Maths and English (year 11), KS3 Maths and English (years 8 and 9), SAT preparation (year 6)

Further details at

Norbury Library

For young children free-drop in events:

  • Bookstart Rhymetime: every Friday 11am -11:30am
  • Wiggle and Jiggle: every Thursday 10:30am -11am (term-time only)
  • Storytime: every Saturday 11am -11.30am

Reading Groups

  • Adult Reading Group: meets once a month on a Monday 5.30pm – 6.30pm
  • Crime Fiction Reading Group: meets every 4th Saturday 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Homework help club: Our specially trained helpers offer young people aged 9 – 16 support with homework assignments. Students benefit from space to study, access to a wide selection of books, word processing and supervised internet access. School term time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm – 6pm, Saturday 2pm – 5pm; Half term and Easter holidays: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 2pm – 5pm; Christmas and Summer holidays: Closed.

Free IT Support Sessions: every Tuesday from 11am – 12pm and 1pm – 2pm. For further information and to book a session please contact the library.

020 3700 1011

Norbury Methodist Church

Mondays – ‘Let’s Get Crafty’ Craft Club 10.00am – 12.30pm

Tuesdays – Posh Tots Toddler Group (term-time only). 10.00-11.45am & Bible Study 2.00-3.30pm

Wednesdays – Drop-in to the Pop-in from 10.30am to 12 noon. Community Cafe – All Welcome

Saturdays – 1st Saturday of the month (unless otherwise announced) Special Cinema Club from 3.00pm for parents/carers and children up to 16 with disabilities

Norbury Mums

For activities organised by the Norbury Mums group see


About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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