What's On

Find out more about some of the groups that meet at Bromley URC

5000 Project - Antiques Market - Aphasia SupportAsian Lunch Club - Baby Ballet - Bach to BabyBadminton - Bridge Club - Café - Come to the Theatre Group - CTCB Prayer SessionFloral Society - Food Bank - LWFCI-UKMagpie DanceMonkey Music - NHS Retirement FellowshipParkinson's UKPilates - RSPB - Russian Playgroup - Singing With Friends - Table TennisTai Chi - Toddler Sense - u3a

Some groups have different speakers at each meeting, check the calendar for details of individual events.

Check with the Office for details of other groups that meet occasionally.

For details on Special Events click here.

Please note that most of the groups that use our premises have no association with the church and enquiries about them should be made direct to the group in the first instance.


5000 Project We are currently rethinkling the scope and nature of the 5000 Project. Watch this space for the results of our thinking.



Antiques & Contemporary Market

Every Thursday 6am to 2pm.  Free entry.  Quality goods only.  Refreshments lounge.  New stall-holders welcome.  For details see ukantiquefairs.co.uk or email info@ukantiquefairs.co.uk

Aphasia Support Group – formerly known as Connect.  This informal drop-in group is now kindly run on a voluntary basis by group members and offers friendly support to people suffering from Aphasia - a communication disability most commonly caused by stroke or head injury.  This welcoming group meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 10.30am-12.30pm. 

Bromley Asian Cultural Association Lunch Club (BACCA)

Tuesday 1pm, hot lunch. We hold exercise and yoga fortnightly, there are various talks and occasional health checks. You can just turn up on the day, but there is a membership fee.

Contact Mrs Minaxi Patel, Secretary (020) 8464 1876

Baby Ballet Song and Dance Academy

The award-winning movement to music, dance and singing programme for boys and girls from six months upwards, run within a fun, caring and safe environment. Various classes on Wednesday afternoons and Saturdays mornings during term time. Details from 020 8304 5161. Baby Ballet

Bach to Baby logoBach to Baby

These delightful and prestigious concerts of light classical music now feature monthly at the church on Tuesdays, 10.30 – 11.30 am.  Babies are expected to be babies so some vocal accompaniment, not necessarily in tune, is acceptable!  Toddlers, parents and grandparents are also welcome. Tickets online or on the door.

Bach to Baby

Badminton Club

Tuesday evenings from 7:30 to 10:00 pm. Friendly atmosphere, good facilities.

Wednesday mornings from 10:00am to 1:00pm for retired folk. Gentle exercise in friendly atmosphere to help keep fit.

Contact the office (020 8464 7674) or Ian on 01689 829158 for details of either section.

More details on the Badminton Club web page.

Bridge Club

U3A Bridge Club.

Fridays 1.30pm – 4pm Bridge Chicago

Information about U3A Bromley is available on http://www.u3abromley.org.uk/  

Or by telephone 0208 857 8613


Bromley & District Floral Society

The Society meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 2pm except August. The January meeting is the AGM for the Society. Professional flower arranging demonstrations. Membership £35 per annum or visitors £5 per session. Further information (020) 8460 0978

Bromley and District Floral Society web site.

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Bromley Borough Food Bank

The Food Bank operates from the Duncanson Room. More information about Bromley Food Bank.


Come to the Theatre Group – Enjoy a lively discussion group reviewing plays after trips to the theatre, usually a Wednesday matinee performance, either in the West End or locally.  For further information contact Karen Beaumont on 07763679195 or email courseskb@yahoo.com


Churches Together in Central Bromley Prayer Session

Agnita, the Town Centre Chaplain, will lead prayers in the chapel everyTuesday at 12:30pm.


LWFCI-UK – (Lay Witness for Christ International-UK) is a non-profit organisation and registered charity.  We reach out to young people and adults in communities to positively impact on their lives through sports activities; tutorials for children with special needs and support groups for their families; media training and employability skills programmes.  The aim of our charity is to impact the world, inspire the communities and motivate young people and adults to stay on the right track in life and fulfil their potential, regardless of cultural, ethnic or religious background.

Tutorial Classes and creative social activities for children with special educational needs run every Monday and Wednesday from 5-7pm for ages 5-12 years. (£2.50 per child).

A Family Support Group for families who have children with Autism, ADHD, speech & language, social & emotional difficulties or other learning disabilities runs every Monday from 5-7pm (Free).

An indoor Basketball Club for young adults (16-24 years) of all abilities looking to try new sports or learn basketball skills is held every Monday from 6-7pm.  For more details on the organisation please visit www.lwfci.org.uk, email info@lwfci.org.uk or call 0203 583 3005 or 07950746544.


Magpie Dance

For young people aged 15 - 26 with learning disabilities. We create dances together as a group and share these with parents and friends at the end of term. Wednesdays in term time 4:30 - 6:30pm. We now also run a group for adults on Tuesday mornings 10am – 12.30pm.  To book contact Laura Graham (020) 8290 6633 or email admin@magpiedance.org.uk to request a booking form.

Magpie Dance

Monkey Music

Fun, entertaining and educational classes for children aged 3 months to 4 years and their carers.  We have a progressive curriculum, limited class sizes and offer a complimentary class.  See for yourself, book a free class and come along soon for some musical fun with Monkey.  Every Friday (except for school holidays).

Contact: Helen Whitaker (020) 8777 6700

E-mail: beckenham.bromley@monkeymusic.co.uk

Monkey Music

 Bromley Branch NHS Retirement Fellowship (NHSRF)


Meet monthly in the Verrall Hall. Membership to the Fellowship, if you worked in Health or Social Care, a hospital, the community, a GP surgery, the Ambulance Service, a NHS partner organisation or as a Volunteer, membership is open to all disciplines within the Health Service.

You are invited to become a member of the NHS Retirement Fellowship if you have retired, are nearing retirement or retired but still work. Details from 07958 443 878. Partners/spouses are also welcome.

The Fellowship encourages the maintenance of friendly contact and support among members by a range of organised talks, social and leisure activities.


Parkinson’s UK – A support group for Parkinson sufferers and their carers.  Join Gemma for gentle exercise and movement to music, or just come along to chat to other group members over a cup of tea or coffee.  Twice monthly meetings on Tuesday afternoons. 


Pilates – Join Carole for this popular exercise class every Tuesday 10.30-11.30 am and on Thursdays between 9.30 & 11.30 am.  For details call Carole on 07973270778.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Birds (RSPB) – The group’s aim is to raise public awareness of birds and the environment locally and to recruit new members and raise money for the RSPB and for wildlife conservation.  We also aim to bring people together and have fun - we meet on the second Wednesday each month from September to June from 7.30 – 9pm.  For more information please visit www.rspb.org.uk/groups/bromley

Russian Playgroup/Drama Group for bilingual Russian-English mums, toddlers and Children.  Socialise with other Russian speaking mums, while the children enjoy stories, activities and singing.  The Playgroup meets Thursday mornings between 10 & 12.30pm and Friday mornings 10 – 11am; and older children can gain confidence and enjoy a Drama Group on Thursdays between 5-6pm, all term time only.

Singing With Friends (Age UK/u3a Singing Group)

We meet every Wednesday between 2pm and 3.30pm in the church except at Christmas and New Year.  The singing group is open to dementia sufferers and their carers;  new members are welcome at any time and no prior booking is necessary.  Further details may be obtained from Maria Harris of Age UK Bromley and Greenwich on 020 8315 1850. (Age UK and u3a).


Table Tennis Clubs

For the over 50's. We have four tables and doubles are played. The table tennis is non-competitive and social but members are expected to have a modicum of ability.

Monday 1pm - 4 pm: contact John Hardy, 01689 813426, Email: johnshirley.hardy@yahoo.co.uk

Friday 9.30am – 12.30pm: contact the secretary Jill Porter on 01689 896338 or Email: jill-porter@hotmail.co.uk

Tai Chi – A Chinese martial art class for both defence training and for its health and wellbeing benefits. Classes are held every Thursday evening between 7.30 – 9.30 pm.

Toddler Sense – A structured programme of play and adventure which goes hand in hand with imagination and the freedom to explore, being important for toddlers as it helps to prepare them for school.  For toddlers aged 13 months – 5 years.  For more info call Hayley on 07468587430, or email Bromley@toddlersense.co.uk.

 u3a Bromley – Interest and leisure groups for those no longer in full time employment

 At 10.30am on the third Tuesday monthly, u3a Bromley holds a meeting for members with a talk by a visiting speaker.  Non members are welcome for a small fee which can be rebated against the annual membership subscription.  Several other of our interest groups also meet at the URC and with over 60 different groups, u3a Bromley has something for everyone.

See our website https://u3abromley.org.uk/  or contact the membership secretary membershipsecretary@u3abromley.org.uk


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