Other Activities

'Sewing Sisters' - Community Sewing & Knitting

Following recent courses, a group of local women have decided to build on the learning, fun and friendship that they'd enjoyed, by running their own weekly classes. 


They're open to all and take place on Wednesdays, between 10am-12pm. 

A new course will start in January 2020

All we ask is that you pay £3 per session to cover the cost of hiring the room and help towards the time and materials provided by our teachers.


It's a very informal, relaxed group and we guarantee that you'll be made to feel very welcome. So, what are you waiting for?

The micro-library

Daily, Mon-Fri 0900-1730, we now have our very own micro-library, with books generously loaned to us by the lovely people at Vivacity Libraries, and others donated by residents, near and far.

It's free to use - you don't need a library card - and you can choose to drop in here and enjoy a quiet read, or you can borrow a book or two to take home (all we ask is that you bring them back later).

We hold storytelling sessions for children, too. Look out for details of when these are taking place. We love books!

Barnardos Stay & Play
Every Tuesday morning, between 0945-1115, The Centre hosts FREE drop-in sessions. These provide a safe and stimulating learning environment in which parents/carers can play with their children and have fun learning together. These sessions focus on developing the child's language and literacy, in preparation for school. For further information, contact Claire Webb claire.webb@barnardos.org.uk 

Beeches Pre-school

The Centre also accommodates the very successful Beeches Pre-school, which has its own management committee. The Pre-school has an excellent Ofsted inspection report. Most Pre-schools take children from the age of 2 years and 6 months until they start primary school. Please speak with Rachel Casbon,  Pre-school Manager, for further details.

Telephone: (01733) 707658

Pakistan Community Association of Peterborough (PCA)

PCA is a registered charity constituted to provide activities to meet the social, welfare and cultural needs of its membership. It was formed in 1987 as an umbrella organisation to provide a forum for many smaller community organisations, which were operating at the time, to become part of a coherent forum and voice the concerns and needs of the local Pakistani community. 

For all NADRA card enquiries please contact Mr Ghulam Shabbir on 0782 481 3769 or email gs.pca@outlook.com

Visit the PCA website at www.pcapeterborough.weebly.com

Salaam Radio 106.2 FM

Peterborough's first community radio station aimed at the Muslim community of Peterborough, broadcasts 24 hours a day throughout the year with many live programmes, brought to you by a diverse and talented team of presenters. If you wish to advertise or promote your services for the Muslim community then get in touch with a member of the management team by email or phone.

Michelle Bush-Batty, Station Manager, is waiting to hear from you: what do you want to hear on Salaam Radio? What have you heard that's got you thinking? Let Michelle know.

Phone: 07722 55 8884  or email: info@salaamradio.co.uk

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