Creative and Sports Activities

Ready to try something new to support your wellbeing and resilience? From slam poetry and film making to dance classes and group sports, there are creative and sports courses for anyone who could benefit from some additional support.

Check out what’s on offer in Newham

Whatever your age, interest or ability, we have a sports activity to suit you

Always wanted to try Parkour? Maybe get your heart rate up with rock climbing, boxing, or Zumba? Perhaps you’d like to try volleyball, Walking Yoga, or fencing? Whatever your level or interests, there are sporting activities across Newham you can try. What are you waiting for? Get moving today!

Creative courses to build confidence, gain new skills and improve your well-being

Interested in screen printing? Want to improve your rap and spoken word skills? These 6 week courses are designed to help you express yourself through the arts. Each half term will see a new course which builds on the learning of the course before.

Your Words, Your Beats

Ape Media offers an 8-week Creative Song Writer course across various locations in Newham. In this time, you will learn all the elements of the song writing craft and how to perform in front of a live audience. All with the help of industry professionals who will be delivering master classes. Whether you like pop, rock, hip-hop, grime, R&B or country, we’ll show you how to express yourself with Your Words.

Bringing dance to people and people to dance

East London Dance offers inspiring, high quality, bespoke dance services including workshops, performances and projects. As part of HeadStart Newham, you can check out weekly dance classes for beginner, intermediate and advance levels.

Ready to try something new?

Check the HeadStart events calendar to find out what’s happening near you.

Sign up for HeadStart Creative and Sports Activities.

Or visit our partners to find out more about specific activities:

Sports – Active Newham

Creative – Aston-Mansfield

Dance – East London Dance

Music – Ape Media