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Welcome to e-state, the monthly ebulletin from Creation Trust. This month we bring you news on our third pop-up shop, all the latest training and events in Walworth and the surrounding area, plus some local job opportunities. If you have something you would like to be included in the next edition please

Latest News

Leaseholders on the Aylesbury Estate

Creation Trust will be writing to all the estates leaseholders over the next 2 weeks.  We are looking for information from leaseholders to help the developers bidding on the estate to come up with a variety of products and solutions to help with your move. Please look out for a questionnaire from us that will be posted and also available on line.  If you are a leaseholder and looking for support or information about the latest regeneration news please call us on 020 7703 8923. Creation also has a vacancy on the board for a leaseholder representative. Please email to find out more.

3rd  Pop up shop opens
A group of local budding entrepreneurs is re-energising East Street Market by injecting fresh vibes and cutting edge fashion with the latest of the Creation Trust’s pop-up shops. The Lane SE17 is the third exciting business venture spearheaded by Creation Trust, who have been funded by part of the London Borough of Southwark’s £1m Community Restoration Fund. To read more click here If you think you have what it takes to open
Bursary Applications Success
Creation has just announced the recipients of our bursary program, to provide some financial support to those residents who are struggling to meet the costs of university or college. We received a number of applications, and we heard some inspiring stories of people going back into education to be able to offer greater chances to themselves and their families. To read more click here
Food for Thought
Every year Creation Trust organises a ‘dinner and debate’ event, bringing together local people, and representatives from the Council and other organisations, to discuss issues relating to the Aylesbury estate. This year at the event residents were asked to share their thoughts and ideas about public realm and community facilities. To find out more


Free Cheerleading Courses for Girls Aged 7-11
Every Friday from 5-6:30 at Chumleigh Gardens in Burgess Park. Contact Leanne for more information  07939 609 186
Free one-day gardening course

For over 19s on 20th October at Walworth Garden Farm. Learn how to grow your own herbs! Meet: 1015am outside McDonalds on the Walworth Road (the farm is a short walk away) *Please bring a packed lunch or some money to buy lunch* The day will train you in the basics of gardening and will focus on growing herbs and other plants in your own home. Please contact Sarah if you would like to attend: or on 07866515522

Free Pottery Sessions
The all new V22 Ceramics Studio is having an opening party! This will be a great opportunity not only to see what we have to offer but also to get your hands on the clay and have a go! Dates currently available on Friday 5th October at 7pm, Saturday 6th October at 11am and Saturday 6th October at 2 pm. +44 (0)7745725750 The Biscuit Factory, Tower Bridge Business Complex, 100 Clements Road, SE16 4DG

Herbs and History Art
Painting and Drawing Art in the Park,  Chumleigh Gardens, SE5
Mondays 15th Oct, 29th Oct, 12th Nov, 26th Nov 11-1pm,
Free Advice Sessions
Free advice on housing, state benefits, community care funds, social fund grants, wills, consumer issues and more
Thursdays 10am-1pm at Darwin Court, 1 Crail Row SE17 1AD
Under 11s Football Session
Every Saturday Aylesbury M.U.G.A. Thurlow Street, age 8-11 (boys and girls) time 10 – 12pm
The Roots – The Story of Baldwins and Herbal Remedies
Customer Memories
Do you, or someone you know have tales and memories of Baldwin’s and herbal remedies to tell?
We are recording these for future generations
Contact Julia on 020 77038923


Black History Month 2012: Celebration 1 to 31 October
Celebrating our heritage through film, literature, music, performance, exhibitions and sport. Celebration is the theme for Black History Month 2012. Incorporating the games, the Jubilee, and independence day celebrations, the programme aims to look at the influence of these celebrations in relation to black history/heritage and culture. To find out about events happening in Southwark click here.
Walworth Society-Oct Meeting

Thursday 4th October. The meeting will run from 7pm to 9pm. Please note that, at the kind invitation of Father Andrew, the meeting is being held in St Peter’s Church, Liverpool Grove SE17 2HH. Call Jeremy 020-7252-5331

Training Developing Inclusive Service to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Service Users

Tuesday 9th October 10-1pm at Inspire, St Peter’s Church, Liverpool Grove, SE5, Just Off Walworth Road. This course will give you the basic skills, knowledge and understanding you need to work with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) service users. Overall this training will increase your awareness of the needs of LGBT people and how removing barriers to your service will create an environment which is more inclusive. To book a place, please

Southwark Pensioners Centre 25th Anniversary Event
Saturday 12th October 12-5pm
Free Tickets available from Southwark Pensioners Centre. 305-307 Camberwell Road, SE5 OHQ
Mental health charity CoolTan Arts Shuffle Sponsored Walk

Saturday 13 October 2012, 11.45am Start:  Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill, SE5 8AZ (outside the main entrance) Finish: Tate Modern, Bankside, SE1 9TG. Celebrate World Mental Health Day by joining our 4.8 mile guided walk, & help us raise money enabling CoolTan Arts to continue supporting people with mental distress to stay well.

South London Apprenticeship Fair 2012 – 25th October 2012
10am – 6pm, Liberty House, 9-11 Cottage Green, Camberwell,
London SE5 7ST

Silver Sounds Black History Month Special at InSpire
For mature clubbers
Saturday 27th October 8pm-11pm
Free Tickets available form Southwark Pensioners Centre. 305-307 Camberwell Road, SE5 OHQ
Health Promotion Day
Aylesbury Health Centre are running a free health promotion day event for the local residents being held on the 31st October at Thurlow lodge community centre, 1 Thurlow Street SE17 2US from 10.00 am – 3.30 pm. Parenting advice, dental health, sexual health, a nutritionalist, school nurse….Discuss other topics with our team of helpful advisors!!! Contact 07887516265 or 07775027790
Southwark College Open Day
Thursday 8th November 4:30 – 8pm


Part-time Youth Worker (32 Hours per week)  Location: Walworth, South East London
InSpire is looking for a highly motivated and experienced youth worker to deliver and support the delivery of our growing portfolio of young people’s services. Please note, closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 12th October 2012, Contact Stuart Woods for more information
Application for Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs now open! A chance of winning £50k for your business, you must meet the following criteria:
v  You have a recognised disability or long term health condition
v  You own at least 25% management stake in your company
v  Your business has a turnover in excess of £10,000
v  You own a UK registered business
v  Your business has been trading for between 1 and 5 years
Please pass this onto your friends or clients if they meet the criteria. For further information please visit The deadline for entries is 5pm on Friday 26th October.