Category Archives: News

Lunch Club Christmas Special!

Yesterday, we had an amazing final Lunch Club, featuring a delicious Christmas dinner from our expert chef Ismail and a performance from The Basement Crew. As always, nobody could resist a dance! Merry Christmas and we’ll see you on 11th January.


Imperial War Museum

On Wednesday 19 July, our Lunch Club took a trip to the Imperial War Museum. We even managed to enjoy an outdoor picnic, despite the rain! Thank you to our amazing volunteers, Sunara, Tom, Sarah, James & Kenny.


Community Garden Renewal Case Study


The Lord Mayor Mountevans with Keepmoat staff and volunteer during the opening of the new Community Garden.

In September 2016, Pembroke House’s Pocket Garden was given a makeover by Keepmoat’s Community Impact Team. Keepmoat built and installed a new compost bin, as well as accessible raised beds, opening up our garden to those with limited mobility. Read all about Pembroke House’s new Community Garden space and Keepmoat’s work in their Case Study.

Snappy Operas

On 1 June 2016 children from the Pembroke Academy of Music worked with Mahogany Opera to create an opera in a day. See the creative process, filmed right here at Pembroke House!

Youth Church – Asking the big questions

‘What is…’ Youth Church Summer Programme 2014

In our Mission Planning week, we said we wanted more bible, and more quizzes.  So from Pentecost through the summer the Youth Church will be asking ‘What is…’ for some of the most important questions of their faith.


  • Sunday 8th June – What is… the Church?  
  • Sunday 15th June – What is… the Holy Trinity? 
  • Sunday 22nd June – What is… God the Father?
  • Sunday 29th June – What is… God the Son? 
  • Sunday 6th July – What is… God the Holy Spirit?
  • Sunday 13th July – What is… salvation?  
  • Sunday 20th July – What is… prayer? 
  • Sunday 27th July – What is… Christian love and relationships?

Download the poster here

PAM goes to Cambridge

Our new music project for babies and toddlers up to the age of four has got off to a great start. The children love playing percussion instruments, singing and dancing, and the session ends with refreshments – juice and fruit for the children, and a cup of tea for the adults with the chance to chat and get to know each other.  photo 4 photo 5

On Saturday 1 March members of PAM spent the day in Cambridge, making music in the beautiful Wren Chapel in Pembroke College. The PAM Community Choir was joined by singers from the college, and an orchestra formed of PAM students and members of Pembroke College played an excerpt from Beethoven 7th Symphony, folk song arrangements and Jesus’ Blood, the iconic minimalist piece by Gavin Bryars. Thank you Pembroke College for a great day!

Happy Days at the Young Vic

Last Wednesday, a small contingent of the Lunch Club took an expedition to the Young Vic as part of their Two Boroughs outreach programme. We saw Happy Days by Samuel Beckett, a largely one woman play with the excellent Juliet Stevenson. We had a great day out, the weather held out long enough for us to get this photo on the balcony:

Happy Days by #Beckett with the Lunch Club, @youngvictheatre #tbt

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Janet and Joan agree that they “enjoyed it very much, thought the acting was superb – just wish there was a proper ending!”