Alexandra & Ainsworth Estate

Tenants and Residents Association



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There are a growing number of fun things for young people to do without leaving the estate! These currently include:

  • BJJ and Judo in The Tenants Hall Every Friday 4:15-5:00pm for 5 to 7 year olds; 5:00-6:00pm for 8 to 12 year olds and 6:00-7:15 pm  for 13 year olds and adults. Only £3 per class @ the Tenants Hall. Taught by a highly experienced teacher. Come along and give it a try. Anyone is welcome to join the class.
  • Arts and sports activities in the Youth Centre (The ARC).The Alexandra Resource Centre  (The ARC) puts on activities throughout term time and in school holidays specially for young people aged 9-19. Run by qualified and experienced youth workers, the Centre is a safe and welcoming space for young people and everyone is encouraged to get involved and meet other young people whether they are new to the Centre or have been coming for years. The ARC has just invested in state of the art music recording equipment. For further information please contact Suzzette Williamson on 020 7974 8201 or 020 7624 8935. Pop in and see them to find out more and visit their website for up to date info –
  • Kickz football sessions run by Arsenal.  These popular training sessions for young people in the area on our fantastic new football pitch. 4.30-7.30pm Cost – FREE – Just turn up
  • In 2010 young people made a documentary film with older residents.

Many of these courses are free or very low cost. There is more information on this page, plus look out for posters and leaflets through your door.Your ideas?Do you have something you want to do. Arts, a chess club, drama?? Let us know
Email us.

NEW FOR 2014…….

south hampstead jiu jitsu and judo club

Football training on Alexandra and Ainsworth for 8-11 year olds every Wednesday from 5pm to 6.30pm. With special guest coach

KIDS CLUB – 2013

The fantastic team at Families in Focus are going to be running a brilliant after school club in the Tenants Hall and it’s all free. There will be a focus on fun and creative activities.

Every Monday from 4.30pm to 6pm.

They are running lots of great activities for Spring 2013. Activities include:
Flag making to celebrate St Georges day
Making origami helicopters
Fresh Fruit Smoothie making
Games Club
and plant growing

This if for children of primary school age only. Call Elaine on 020 7974 1957 to find out more, and please see our timetable page.

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Kickz Football

Arsenal run very popular football sessions on the football pitch on the Estate. These take place on the football pitch at the Abbey Road end of the estate every Tuesday and Friday. No need to book, just turn up – and they are FREE!
From 4.30pm to 6pm for under 14s
From 6pm to 7.30pm for over 14s

New Music Studio for kids on the estate – based in the ARC

For any kids interested in any aspect of music production, our very own Youth Club, the ARC, now has a full studio and a teacher. They started running music courses. For further information please contact Suzzette Williamson on 020 7974 8201 or 020 7624 8935.

Film Project

Young people worked with older residents and an arts organisation to make a film about the estate. They learnt film making skills and interviewed fellow residents as well as the architect who designed the estate. This film was shown at the Tricycle Cinema on in May last year and has also been shown in several exhibitions and a film festival. Find out more here..


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