Frank F Harrison Community Association

Offering a WIDE RANGE of ACTIVITIES for the WHOLE COMMUNITY

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The Hive Community Hub

The Hive Community Hub is a new facility based in New Invention, Willenhall and is open to the public. It houses a Community Library, Hive Uniform Box – a school uniform recycling shop, Parents and Tots Group, Community Activities for adults, Meeting Room Hire and a bespoke Youth Club upstairs called The Loft Youth Club for young people aged 8 – 15 years old.

28 The Square
Lichfield Road
Walsall
West Midlands
WS12 5EA

t: 01922 276464
e: thehive-communityhub@outlook.com

Activities & Youth Club Timetable

The Beechdale 

Sewing Club - Mon

Day and Time: Monday 10:00am - 12:00pm
Course Cost: £2.00 Per Session
Course Duration: Term Time
Entry Requirements: Open to anyone in Walsall

This class will teach you a wide range of sewing techniques, making clothing, embroidery and soft furnishings in an informal setting with friendly staff.

Come along and enjoy a friendly, informal setting with the chance to make friends with sewing activities each session.

Indoor Bowls - Mon & Thu

Day and Time: Monday and Thursday 10:00am - 12:00pm
Availability: Ongoing
Entry Requirements: Open to anyone in Walsall
Materials Required: None

Frank F Harrison Bowling Club

Indoor Bowls suitable for anyone who wants to keep fit and healthy and learn a new skill.

Practice sessions as well as league matches for those adults who enjoy competitive indoor bowling.

Choose Day Youth Club (11-19 Yrs) - Tue

Day and Time: Tuesday 5.45pm - 8:15pm
Starts: Ongoing
For: 11 - 19 Year Olds
Cost: 20p Per Session

Club activities include:

  • Sports
  • Team Games
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Cooking
  • Issue Based Work
  • Movie Night
  • Media Skills
  • Wii
  • Crafts
  • Pool
  • Planning
  • Music
  • Trips

 

Parents & Tots Group - Wed

Day and Time: Wednesday 9:30am - 11:30am
Starts: Term Time
Cost: £1 Per Child

This is a weekly group suitable for adults who have young children and who want to build up their confidence in using play activities and meet up with others to socialise and share their experiences.

You will be able to:

  • Use different play activities to engage with your child
  • Share and read books with your child
  • Try out arts and crafts activities
  • Make new friends and socialise through meeting other parents and children
  • Have a healthy drink and snack
  • Get advice and support

 

Place 2 Be youth Club (8-11 Yrs) - Wed

Day and Time: Wednesday 5.15pm - 7.15pm
Starts: Ongoing
For: 8 - 11 Year Olds
Cost: 20p Per Session

Club activities include:

  • Cooking
  • Youth Projects
  • Team Games
  • Sports
  • Dance
  • Events
  • Music
  • Art
  • Trips
  • Table Tennis
  • Pool
  • Board Games
  • Computer Games & More

 

Work Club - Thu

Day and Time: Thursday 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Course Duration: Ongoing
Entry Requirements: Open to anyone in Walsall

Advice, support and practical help with looking for a job and applying for work; job searches, CVs, application forms, interview skills.

Want help with:

  • Job Searches
  • CVs
  • Application Forms
  • Interview Skills
  • Meet Employers

 

Sewing Craft & Creative Arts Club - Fri

Day and Time: Friday 10:00am -12:00pm
Course Duration: 30 Weeks
Course Cost: £2 Per Session
Entry Requirements: Open to anyone in Walsall

This is a weekly club and is ideal for someone who wants to have a go at different hobby activities, build in confidence, and make new friends. Learn how to make a variety of craft items to include, clothing, embroidery, soft furnishings, card making, flower arranging, seasonal crafts, jewellery and different art activities..

Come and have a go at …

Trying out different hobby activities, making seasonal gifts and crafts, sewing, dressmaking, soft furnishings and much more.

Sat Selection Youth Club (8-19Yrs) - Sat

Day and Time: Saturday 10:15am - 12:45pm
Starts: Term Time
For: 8 - 19 Year Olds
Cost: 20p Per Session

This is an open access breakfast youth club which incorporates youth centre activities including Xbox. PlayStation, Nintendo, Pool Table, Table Tennis, Arts and Crafts and also some specialist sports sessions. Do not worry if sports are not your favourite hobby because various youth activities are still on throughout the session.

The youth club uses consultations and discussions with the young people so that staff can organise activities into a six week programme which meets the needs of the young people.

The youth club has two separate rooms one used as the main youth activity room and a sports hall. The youth club room has sofa's for relaxing as well as tables and chairs for completing project work, It has youth club equipment such as Pool Table, Table Tennis, Graffiti Board, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, TV and Music player system that can be used.
The young people have a fully functional kitchen when completing cooking activities and has a Tuck Shop where the profits are put back into the youth club.

The Sports Hall is used for various sports and recreational activities such as, Dance, Football, Cricket, Badminton and Fitness sessions.

Dudley Fields

Youth Club (8-15 Yrs) - Mon

Day and Time: Monday 5:15pm - 7:45pm
Starts: Term Time
For: 8 - 15 Year Olds
Cost: 20p Per Session

This Youth Session allows young people to have fun, make new friends, take part in activities and learn new skills. Young people are able to choose from an array of activities including pool, cooking, computers, music, outdoor activities and arts & crafts, Sessions will also look at more structured activities such as sexual health, drug awareness, condom distribution, these will be based on the needs of the young people attending. At times we will bring in outside experts to run sessions such as graffiti and circus skills.

Dudley Fields Youth Centre is situated on Sneyd Hall Road on Dudley Fields. You will find the youth club located on the large green between the two sets of shops.The centre has two main areas, the youth club room. The youth club room has equipment including a pool table, table football, television, Xbox and sofa's for relaxing.

The Centre has a computer station with internet access, this can be used for homework, project based work, CV building, surfing the internet and play games. The centre also has a fully functional kitchen which is used when completing cooking activities and a young person led Tuck Shop where the profits are put back into the youth club.

At the rear of the building there is a small area to relax in the summer and where young people and staff do projects such as gardening or sporting activities.

Parents & Tots Group - Tue

Day and Time: Tuesday 9:30am - 11:30am
Starts: Term Time
Cost: £1 Per Child

This is a weekly group suitable for adults who have young children and who want to build up their confidence in using play activities and meet up with others to socialise and share their experiences.

You will be able to:

  • Use different play activities to engage with your child
  • Share and read books with your child
  • Try out arts and crafts activities
  • Make new friends and socialise through meeting other parents and children
  • Have a healthy drink and snack
  • Get advice and support

 

Youth Club (10-15 Yrs) - Wed

Day and Time: Wednesday 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Starts: Term Time
For: 10 - 15 Year Olds
Cost: 20p Per Session

This Youth Session allows young people to have fun, make new friends, take part in activities and learn new skills. Young people are able to choose from an array of activities including pool, cooking, computers, music, outdoor activities and arts & crafts, Sessions will also look at more structured activities such as sexual health, drug awareness, condom distribution, these will be based on the needs of the young people attending. At times we will bring in outside experts to run sessions such as graffiti and circus skills.

Dudley Fields Youth Centre is situated on Sneyd Hall Road on Dudley Fields. You will find the youth club located on the large green between the two sets of shops.The centre has two main areas, the youth club room. The youth club room has equipment including a pool table, table football, television, Xbox and sofa's for relaxing.

The Centre has a computer station with internet access, this can be used for homework, project based work, CV building, surfing the internet and play games. The centre also has a fully functional kitchen which is used when completing cooking activities and a young person led Tuck Shop where the profits are put back into the youth club.

At the rear of the building there is a small area to relax in the summer and where young people and staff do projects such as gardening or sporting activities.

Parents & Tots Group - Thu

Day and Time: Thursday 9:30am - 11:30am
Starts: Term Time
Cost: £1 Per Child

This is a weekly group suitable for adults who have young children and who want to build up their confidence in using play activities and meet up with others to socialise and share their experiences.

You will be able to:

  • Use different play activities to engage with your child
  • Share and read books with your child
  • Try out arts and crafts activities
  • Make new friends and socialise through meeting other parents and children
  • Have a healthy drink and snack
  • Get advice and support

 

Junior Youth Club (8-11 Yrs) - Fri

Day and Time: Wednesday 5:15pm - 7:45pm
Starts: Term Time
For: 8 - 11 Year Olds
Cost: 20p Per Session

This Youth Session allows young people to have fun, make new friends, take part in activities and learn new skills. Young people are able to choose from an array of activities including pool, cooking, computers, music, outdoor activities and arts & crafts, Sessions will also look at more structured activities such as sexual health, drug awareness, condom distribution, these will be based on the needs of the young people attending. At times we will bring in outside experts to run sessions such as graffiti and circus skills.

Dudley Fields Youth Centre is situated on Sneyd Hall Road on Dudley Fields. You will find the youth club located on the large green between the two sets of shops.The centre has two main areas, the youth club room. The youth club room has equipment including a pool table, table football, television, Xbox and sofa's for relaxing.

The Centre has a computer station with internet access, this can be used for homework, project based work, CV building, surfing the internet and play games. The centre also has a fully functional kitchen which is used when completing cooking activities and a young person led Tuck Shop where the profits are put back into the youth club.

At the rear of the building there is a small area to relax in the summer and where young people and staff do projects such as gardening or sporting activities.

The Hive 

Friendship Club - Mon

Day and Time: Monday 10:00am - 12:00pm
Starts: Ongoing
Cost: Free

Come Along and meet new friends, have a cuppa and a chat, craft activities, games, puzzles and much more.

Who are we?

We are a club for adults who like meeting others.

What do we do?

We run sessions to include light refreshments, arts and crafts, games and other activities.

3'CS Craft Club - Tue

Day and Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Starts: Ongoing
For: Adults

Come along there are various projects available. Why not try your hand at Embroidery, Rag Rugging, Knitting, Quilting and Upholstery.

Loft Junior Youth Club (8-11 Yrs) - Tue

Day and Time: Tuesday 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Starts: Term Time
For: 8 - 11 Year Olds
Cost: 20p

  • Sports
  • Team Games
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Cooking
  • Issue Based Work
  • Movie Night
  • Media Skills
  • Wii
  • Crafts
  • Pool
  • Planning
  • Music
  • Trips

 

Parents & Tots Group - Wed

Day and Time: Wednesday 10:00am - 12:00pm
Starts: Term Time
Cost: £1 Per Child

This is a weekly group suitable for adults who have young children and who want to build up their confidence in using play activities and meet up with others to socialise and share their experiences.

You will be able to:

  • Use different play activities to engage with your child
  • Share and read books with your child
  • Try out arts and crafts activities
  • Make new friends and socialise through meeting other parents and children
  • Have a healthy drink and snack
  • Get advice and support
Over 60's Group - Wed

Day and Time: Wednesday 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Starts: Ongoing
For: Over 60's

Fancy a cup of tea, cake, biscuit and meeting new people? Along with Games, Table Tennis, Dominos, Puzzles, Arts and Crafts.

Lunch Club - Thu

Day and Time: Thursday 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Starts: Term Time
For: Adults
Cost: £1 Per Person

A great opportunity to meet new friends for fun and laughter whilst enjoying some lunch.

Loft Inbetweeners Youth Club (9-15 Yrs) - Thu

Day and Time: Thursday 5:15pm - 7:45pm
Starts: Term Time
For: 9 - 15 Year Olds
Cost: 20p

  • Sports
  • Team Games
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Cooking
  • Issue Based Work
  • Movie Night
  • Media Skills
  • Wii
  • Crafts
  • Pool
  • Planning
  • Music
  • Trips

 

Loft Youth Club (8-15 Yrs) - Sat

Day and Time: Saturday 10:15am - 12:45pm
Starts: Term Time
For: 8 - 15 Year Olds
Cost: 20p

  • Sports
  • Team Games
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Cooking
  • Issue Based Work
  • Movie Night
  • Media Skills
  • Wii
  • Crafts
  • Pool
  • Planning
  • Music
  • Trips

 

Our LOCATIONS

We currently deliver our provision across three locations within the areas of benefit. We currently operate the Beechdale Lifelong Learning Centre, Dudley Fields Youth Centre and The Hive Community Hub.

Beechdale Lifelong Learning Centre

Providing programmes to adults and young people including leisure courses and youth provision activities, also offering room hire facilities and an in-house day nursery.

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Dudley Fields Youth Centre

Providing positive activities to young people including a youth club allowing young people to make new friends while learning new skills, we also offer a tots session.

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The Hive Community Hub

Providing community activities for adults, a youth club, parents and tots group, school uniform recycling, meeting room hire and also an in-house community library.

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Room HIRE

We currently offer a room hire facility at 2 of our current locations, perfect for Meetings, Training, Conferences and Group Activities, and depending upon the intended use, can cater up to a capacity of 80 people, where the rooms can be setup in advance to suit your preferred layout.

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Beechdale Lifelong Learning Centre, Stephenson Square, Walsall
West Midlands, WS2 7DY

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