Clare College Choir sings for Bede again!

The prestigious Choir of Clare College, Cambridge will be making a return to St Mary’s in Rotherhithe later this year  for a fundraisering concert for Bede.  The Choir performed an Epiphany concert for Bede in the same venue in January 2016.  This was well attended and we hope for the same on Tuesday 18th December.  Details are being finalised but admission will be £10, with Students and unwaged at £5.

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Joe runs for Bede’s Inside Outside project

Joe Brady is our latest supporter who has taken up the challenge of raising money for Bede, this time in the London Vitality 10k which takes place on 28th May. Joe writes: ‘I am running the Vitality 10k for Bede House Association. They need money for their Inside Outside project, supporting people with learning disabilities to do weekly household tasks for elderly people living on their own locally Please donate what you can, all will be appreciated by Bede’.

Please support Joe in his bid to raise £300 for this important project by donating via

Thank you

Joe Brady with Inside Outside volunteers Jessica, Ciaran and Hapus the dog!

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Millwall’s changing communities

This is to announce the HLF-funded project ‘Millwall’s changing communities: Memories of football and neighbourhood in South London‘.

It contains news, updates and exerts from oral history interviews.


If you are aged 8-16 years old and would like to take part in a theatre project exploring Millwall and football, on Thursday 3rd May we have a new drama club starting. Please see the poster for details.


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Congrats to our 2018 Marathon runners

Congratulations to both John Cummins and Kathryn Lindsay, who ran in the London Marathon for Bede this year. They both completed the course and Kathryn finished in just over 4 and half hours and John an hour later. Well done both of you and thanks for all the training and hard work put into doing this for us – not forgetting the donations raised – a combined total so far of £4344. Bede greatly appreciates it. Thanks once again.

Kathryn and her Marathon medal.



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Bede is back at Lambeth Palace Gardens!

This year we were fortunate to be invited back to host the event we did for the first time last September at Lambeth Palace Gardens. Details are as follows:

  • 12-3pm, Friday 3rd August, Lambeth Palace, SE1 7JU – Pay on the door: Adults £5, Children Free

Please see poster for details We hope we see you on the day and please mention it to anyone you think might be interested!

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“Don’t forget your wallets!”

Please support John Cummins, our other Marathon runner. If you live in, near or fancy a night out in Erith, John is putting on a Bede fundraiser at the Running Horse Pub, Saturday 28 April.

Plenty is happening including music, raffles and an auction of signed Arsenal and Millwall FC team shirts. See poster for details.

To read why John is doing the Marathon for Bede visit:…/showROFundraiserPage…

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Thank you Kathryn!

Bede would like to thank Kathryn Lindsay and her father Paul, for putting on their quiz night at our centre on Thursday 22nd March. The event was a success raising about £600 towards her Marathon run. Thank you Kathryn and well done for reaching over your halfway mark which currently stands at £1523 without the quiz night takings.

If you wish to support Kathryn in her Marathon run for Bede, please visit:

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Bede benefits from the Bishop of Southwark’s Lent call

Every year the Bishop’s Lent Call supports local projects in the Diocese of Southwark – one in each of the Episcopal Areas of Croydon, Kingston and Woolwich.

This year the projects benefiting from the Lent Call include Bede House.  Our Director Nick Dunne, features in a video which tells us more about the project and what it does for the local community and in the second film we meet Bobbi – who started as a service user at Bede’s youth project when she was 8 and is now a Lead Youth Worker at the same youth project.

Nick Dunne talks about Bede House

Bobbi Mace –  from Bede Youth Club member to Youth Worker




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Calling all 8-16 year olds!

If you are aged 8-16 years old and would like to take part in a theatre project exploring Millwall and football on the 10th March, please see the poster for details and come to the Bede Centre, Abbeyfield Road, SE16 2BS, 1-4pm, Saturday 10th March.

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