Bowes Lyon Centre for Young People, Stevenage

Cost50p entrance fee
Venue LocationStevenage
  • Sport / Outdoor Adventure
  • Entertain Me
  • Health
  • Volunteer
  • Learning & Careers
  • Advice & Information

There's all kinds of things going on at the Bowes Lyon Centre for Young People in Stevenage... from music, drama, and sports to Duke of Edinburgh! Come along and get stuck in!

At the Bowes Lyon Centre we have loads of things for you to do...

* Sports - basketball, football, bmx bikes, skateboarding, inline skating, badminton etc
* Arts - painting, pastels, modelling etc
* Social activities - music, games, discussions etc

Other things you can do... table tennis, bowling, jewellery making, dance, DJ workshops, cooking, trampolining, video making and loads more!!

There are great facilities at Bowes Lyon Centre including...

* Sports Hall
* Lounge
* Music Den
* Skatepark

Here's the schedule of regular activities that happen every week at the Bowes Lyon Centre:

11am-2pm WeR2B
Are you a parent to be or do you have a baby under 3 months old? Are you bored or do do you need somewhere to go? This group is for you! Come and talk about anything: healthy eating, relationships, budgeting, education - or just have a coffee. Only £1 for lunch!

Tuesdays: MEGAMIX
At the new time of 6.45pm-9.15pm
MEGAMIX is for young people with disabilities or requiring other extra support. An opportunity for you to socialise and learn new skills including cooking, arts & crafts, sports, plus other activities and information to help you on your journey towards independence. The session now has a café open 7.15-8.15pm where you can buy hot drinks and food.

* YOUNG CARERS: Wednesday nights are when young carers can come along to relax and chat to each other as well as youth workers about any issues they may be dealing with. You can make new friends, discuss issues that concern you and get support and advice. Also play pool, table tennis, board games and much more.
* SKILLS SESSION (open to all): photography, cooking, multisports

* DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARD – take part in the DofE award! You will develop skills for work and life, at bronze, silver or gold level. Packed with great fun activities, it provides you with achievements for your CV and is recognised by employers and universities.
* SKILLS SESSION (open to all): streetdance, guitar playing and songwriting

7-11pm Last Friday of every month - After Dark Rock Music Gig
These gigs are run by the Music Development Group (MDG) which meets at Bowes on Wednesdays at 4pm. If you want to get involved in organising events or want to learn about PAs, stage lighting, booking artists, stage management etc.. then come along and be part of it! Call Ian Marchant on 07776 226206 for more info.

All the activities at the Bowes Lyon Centre are suitable for young people aged 13-19 years, up to 25 years if you have a learning difficulty or disability. We actively encourage the integration of young people from all backgrounds and abilities.

Access/entrance fee for all sessions 50p.

Disabled access to all areas.

Opportunity Details

Venue: Bowes Lyon Centre for Young People, St George's Way, Stevenage SG1 1XY

Age Range: 13-19, up to 25 if you have a learning difficulty or a disability

Cost: 50p entrance fee

Timing and Repeats: Please see main description box for what's on when.

Booking Info: Drop-in / no booking needed

Contact: Anwar Haq, tel:07766 558846

Organisation: Youth Connexions Hertfordshire, tel: 01438 843340, email:

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