Greenwich Mencap runs a range of social activities for adults with a learning disability throughout the year. Our aim is to reduce isolation and encourage friendships by developing service user’s skills whilst having fun.

As well as the Riverwood Project woodwork and crafts day centre, we run daytime activities where service users can get together and socialise as monthly  evening activities . Our activities are fully inclusive where we welcome everyone regardless of their disability.

If you would like to attend our day and evening activities and are not independent and need support, you must bring a carer with you.

Weekly Activities

Monday10.30 am to 12:00Coffee Morning for carersThe Stables, 76 Hornfair Rd, London SE7 7BDFree
contact Trish on 07583429158 for next start date.
Tuesday10:00 to 12:00Coffee Drop-in & Bingo for carers and service users

Woolwich Common Community Centre, Leslie Smith Square, London SE18 4DW Free entry, drinks available for 50p each
Wednesday10:30 to 12Dramatic Voices singing and drama for service usersThe Tramshed, 51-53 Woolwich New Road, London SE18 6ES First session free, £2.50 per session thereafter. Spaces are limited, contact Trish on 07583429158.
Wednesday12 - 2.30 pmBingoMecca Bingo
Eltham Hill
Session £10
win real money
Friday10.30 to 12.30Dancing & exerciseWoolwich Common Community Centre, Leslie Smith Square, London SE18 4DW Free

Monthly Activities

2nd Tuesday of the month18:00 to 20:00Bowling NightLewisham Bowling, 1129 Belmont Hill, Lewisham SE13 5AU£4per gameGreenwich Mencap staff member will meet you outside the venue
3rd Wednesday of the month18:00 to 20:00Meal OutHungry Horse
Shooter Hill
SE18 4LT
Meal and drink for between £12 and £20
last Thursday of the month18:00 to 21:00BingoBroadway Bexleyheath
Session £20Play bingo win real money.
Saturday (monthly)9.30 am meet
back approx 6.30 pm
Carers Monthly Outing
every other month carers and service users
Changes each month, pickup at Riverwood Project, Unit 7 Woolwich Common Enterprise Centre, Peace Street, SE18 4HX. £5 donationVenue displayed on home page or contact, contact Trish on 07583429158 for details

Dramatic Voice

Watch our service users in action in the first show from our Dramatic Voices singing and drama activity. Dramatic Voice is held in the Tramshed every Wednesday from 10:15 to 12:15. Call Sam on 0208 305 2245 to book a place!





Who can take part in our activities?

We offer both day and evening social events for adults with a learning disability. You do not need to be a member of Greenwich Mencap or live in the borough of Greenwich to join in the fun, and we would love to see you there. Although staff are always on hand, if you require one-to-one support, you must bring your own carer.

For more information about any of the social activities listed above, please contact our Support & Activity Coordinator Richard Gibbons  using the details below.

Richard: 07943 790336

The Riverwood Project

We run a day service at our workshop in Woolwich, South East London which provides meaningful work opportunities for adults with a learning disability, learning difficulty or autism.

As well as learning to make a wide range of wood products in a safe, supervised environment which are then available to buy through our website, our service users socialise, engage in arts & crafts, and take day trips into the community.


How to join an activity

Although you can simply turn up to any of our activities and we will welcome you in, we suggest you let us know you’re coming first. You can either call Sam 0208 305 2245 for daytime activities or Richard on  07943 790336 or, email her to send her a message or drop by Riverwood to speak to a member of staff.

Call us

07583 429158 (Tricia) or 020 8854 6261 (Riverwood)

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The Riverwood Project (how to find us)


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