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College Lodge (Dulwich Park) now open for Classes, Workshops and Parties !!

In 2010 Whippersnappers were awarded a 15 year lease  for College Lodge from Southwark Council. Whippersnappers have since raised £215,000 from the Aiming High Southwark and Lambeth  Capital funding programme to convert the building into a fully accessible Community Arts centre. Southwark Council have paid for all the exterior renovation of this beautiful Mock Tutor Victorian Park Keepers Lodge.

The building was officially opened on April 2nd 2011 by The Mayors of Southwark and Lambeth.

Come and visit us at College Lodge and try out one of our activities.We run elders clubs, Independant Living skills, Adult Life Drawing, Art and Drama Therapy, Baby and Toddler Music,, Baby Massage, Birthday parties and much more. We have a cafe on site open Tues, Wed and Fridays from 10am – 2pm. Alternatively visit our Art Gallery on the weekend.

Cream Teas coming soon!!!!


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  • Whippersnapper Multi Sensory Baby and Toddler Music Session (term-time only)

Zany and zestful music classes with African drumming, props, costumes, bubbles and makaton signing, specialising in lots of inter-active play and funky fun for everyone.

 Wed 9.30am &Fri 9.30am and  Thurs 10.30am  £6.50 drop in / £5.50 booked by the term

(Free for children with additional needs living in Lambeth or Southwark)

* Children in Need are funding a Whippersnappers  after school  Buddy Club  which provides  Drama and Art therapy sessions for children with disability aged 8 – 12 years. Children can be referred by school, social workers or their parent/carer. This project runs until March 2018.

For more information please email sgoodall@whippersnappers.org

  • Whippersnappers Seniors Club  (term-time only)
  • Mondays 12 Noon to 3pm
  • £4.50 for a two course lunch.

  • Elders Gentle ‘Chair-fit’ Exercise Club (term-time only)

Mondays 12 – 1pm £3.00 per week/£12 per 6 weeks.

  • Birthday Party Bookings (day-time only)

An intimate new venue for Private Parties – Arts and Crafts Parties, Musical Parties, Picnic Garden Parties – entertainment inc. (Catering from additional £4.80 per head)

Parties run for 2 hours with an additional 1hr to set-up and 1hr clearing up. click here for more info

  • Coming Soon…

Adult Yoga/Pilates for beginners, Djembe Drumming Classes,

Art & Drama Therapy for 5-11 year olds. (Please call our Main Office for more info.)





* Children in Need are funding group Drama and Art therapy sessions for children with disability and / or emotional behaviour difficulties. This project runs until March 2018

If you would like to donate funds to help young people and adults with disabilities to access more music, sports and arts activities please email cburghard@whippersnappers.org or call 0207 738 66 33.

Here are some pictures from our fantastic launch event this April 2011.

If you wish to book any of our products or services please click here