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Community Engagement Pop-ups

Alexis White, Community Engagement Officer, regularly goes out into the community to engage with residents via our pop-up stand. She speaks with local people about our classes, services, family activities…

Volunteer thank you event

We held our annual volunteer thank you and recruitment event on Thursday 13th June. Ray O’Halloran our chair of trustees thanked all the individuals and groups of volunteers that make…

Community Champion Grants

We have Community Champion Grants for members of our community who want to spread some happiness with a grant of up to £600 towards an event, workshop, cultural celebration –…

Our wonderful volunteer Luisa

Luisa is one of our volunteers, giving up her time every Thursday to offer manicures for just £5 to over 55s members – her prices haven’t gone up for many…

Whitecross Street festival parade & bunting making workshops.

This year we are proud to announce we will be opening the Whitecross Street Party with a parade from St Luke’s Community Centre for the opening of the weekend event….

New corporate support from RBC BlueBay Asset Management

We’re excited to announce our new partnership with RBC BlueBay Asset Management (RBC BlueBay), who have chosen us as their charity partner for the next two years! RBC BlueBay’s support…

Support St Luke’s through easyfundraising

Calling our supporters! If you buy from your favourite brands online, did you know you could be raising money for St Luke’s Community Centre at the same time at no…

Opening our new Business and IT Support Hub

We officially opened our Business and IT Support Hub last week, and are thrilled to have a designated space on the 3rd floor of the Centre to run our sessions…

Get Into Dance at Sadler’s Wells

Our women’s dance group were lucky enough to perform at the Get Into Dance Festival at Sadler’s Wells at the weekend, and put on a fabulous performance despite a few…

James’ Place – saving lives of suicidal men

A thought-provoking presentation in January from Dan Morgan at James’ Place drew attention to the desperate need for timely support and guidance for suicidal men – it was alarming to…

New Bleed Control Kit at the Centre

In conjunction with Islington Council, St Luke’s has installed a Bleed Control Kit on the front of the Centre, which provides instruction and vital life-saving equipment in the event of…

New corporate support from Plan A

We’re delighted to announce a new corporate partnership with Plan A Consultants, whose London office is based close to St Luke’s in Goswell Road. Plan A are a specialist independent…

Funding for St Luke’s vital food hub

With the cost of living crisis continuing to bite, St Luke’s is grateful to receive a Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund grant of £46,902 to support the staffing, food,…

John attends UN Conference in NYC

Unlocking Global Partnerships for Sustainable Development at the UN Conference: blog post from John Garces. I had the incredible honour of representing the St Luke’s Business Engagement Project at the…

How we fund St Luke’s Lunch Club

How much does it cost to produce your meal at St Luke’s Lunch Club? The Lunch Club has been a popular service run by St Luke’s Community Centre for over…

Plant-based cooking with Made in Hackney

We worked with Made in Hackney to host a 5-week plant-based cookery class in early 2024, and it was a great chance for some of our members to find out…

Easter Egg Appeal 2024

Join St Luke’s this Easter and help us provide Easter eggs to local families registered to our Food Hub. St Luke’s Food Hub provides weekly groceries to local households who…

Trusted Standard celebration

We loved inviting our supporters, volunteers and staff to a celebration for achieving Level 1 Trusted Standard for charities from the NCVO in September 2023.

Christmas 2023

There are so many different individuals and organisations to thank for their help with the various events and initiatives we run for our local residents over the festive period. It…

All change at

A new website is a big step for any organisation, but to streamline our events and membership online the time had come, after six years, to make a fresh start….

Sewing for all at St Luke’s

Saving the planet one stitch at a time! Offering crafts, like sewing, has always been important at St Luke’s, giving local people valuable life skills they might not be able…

Over 55s Newsletter

Read the latest news in our Over 55s newsletter – they’ve been enjoying several events at St Luke’s over autumn and are looking forward to the festive build up at…

Community Champion Grants

Last year we launched our Community Champion Grants, appealing to members of our community who wanted to spread some happiness with a grant of up to £600 towards an event,…

Firm Futures Is 10!

Firm Futures Is 10! Firm Futures, a business start-up initiative run by St Luke’s Community Centre, Slaughter and May, a leading international law firm and enterprise expert B consultancy, is…

Meeting the Needs of Our Community

The eagle-eyed amongst you will know we have been recruiting for staff to join our Services team, following a review of all our existing roles and considering a wish-list of…

Striving For Sustainability

An important objective here at the Centre is to work towards carbon neutral or negative by 2030, if not sooner and to also help with sustainability in London. We have…

Are You Struggling with the Cost of Food?

St Luke’s Food Hub provides weekly groceries to locals who are on low income support and struggling financially. We’ll also introduce you to longer term support including free activities, food…

Please contact us on 020 7549 8181 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri)

for more information on the services & activities available at St Luke’s Community Centre, Central Street, South Islington, London.

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Why Choose St Luke's Community Centre


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Community is at the heart of everything we do and our Community Centre on Central Street, south Islington, enables us and other organisations to offer services and activities for those who need them, giving access to things they might not otherwise get a chance to do.



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At St Luke's Community Centre we strive to make everyone in the local community feel welcome and valued. We are an inclusive venue. We are a designated Safe Haven and part of Dementia Friendly Islington.

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