Youth Arts Workshops

Learn new skills, make new friends and develop your confidence. Our workshops are designed by young people, led by experienced tutors and supported by peer leaders.

New members always welcome. No experience needed.

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Free Workshops for Young People

Fusion for 11-16 yrs
Saturdays 12 - 2pm from Sat 4 May - 20 July
Drama games and confidence building

A fun and friendly group, Saturday Fusion is a great way to develop your skills and confidence.
No experience needed and new people are always welcome.
Summer term workshops start on Sat 4 May 2024 and run every Saturday until 20 July.

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Underground for 14-18 yrs
Saturdays 3-5pm from Sat 11 May - 20 July
Performance skills and Writing

Gain new skills in acting, writing, lyrics, music and performance.
No experience needed and new people are always welcome.
Summer term workshops start on Sat 11 May 2024 and run every Saturday until 20 July.

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Creative Leadership

Work Experience
Develop your creativity, confidence and event skills
Saturday 18 - 25 May 2024

Get in touch or ask your school, college or university to contact
Learn what happens behind the scenes in community arts settings.
Meet different members of the team and discover career opportunities and connect with current projects.

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Changemakers: Young Volunteers
Developing your leadership skills and potential
Starts 27 April on Weds, Thurs and Sats 2024

Discover your voice and engage positively in your community.
Support your peers and build your skills and CV.
Expenses provided.

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Critical Encounters Workshops
Learn how to manage conflict and reduce violence
Every month starting 25 April 2024

Take part in workshops with police officers where young people set the agenda.
Use your creative skills to manage conflict.
Sharpen your critical skills, learn your rights and support young people in the community.

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Coming Up

Can You Hear Us?
Sat 29 June 12:30pm - 5pm

A young woman and her friends are facing threats and intimidation. What can they do to protect themselves without making things worse? Second Wave’s short drama presentation, devised and created by young actors, will include ‘hot seating’ the characters to encourage the audience to ask questions and open up a discussion.

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Our Performance Event
Sat 20 July 2024

Like to help out as event crew? Interested in performing at our events? Get in touch to find our more. All young people welcome.

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Our Centre

Where is Second Wave?
In the heart of Deptford!

Walk all the way down Deptford High Street (towards Greenwich side) until you reach Creek Road. There, you will find the big red brick Methodist Mission Building on 1 Creek Road.
Cross the road and when you reach the green doors, ring the Intercom buzzer for Second Wave. Our friendly team will buzz you up! Want helpful directions? Let Wavers be your guide in this 🎥...

Our address 📍

1st Floor. Deptford Mission Building.
1 Creek Road. Deptford. SE8 3BT

Nearest buses 🚌

Deptford High Street Stop
188, 199, or 47 (1-minute walk)
53, 453, 177, or 225 bus (6-minute walk)

Nearest station 🚊

Deptford Station (5-minute walk)
Deptford Bridge DLR (15-minute walk)

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What happens when I arrive?

You will be greeted by our friendly team of tutors and young people who will help you with the registration form and give you a tour of our studio and rehearsal rooms.
You can relax in our foyer with games and light refreshments before the workshops begin!
We welcome new people all through the term, and you will find many friendly faces in the workshop. We encourage everyone to take part in their own time.
On Saturdays, our centre is open for young people from 10:30am - 5pm. Want a tour of Wave? Let Wavers show you around 🎥...


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If you’d like to speak to someone, please call 020 8694 2444. Alternatively, please use the contact form below.
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