The Bonnington Centre is a community resource for residents in the Vauxhall area of London.

11 Vauxhall Grove, London SW8 1TD.


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There's lots going on at the Bonnington Centre such as classes in pilates, yoga,  chi, gung  and free monthly community events.

The office is open from 10am to 1pm on Monday and Friday, Thursday 2pm to 5pm. Telephone: 020 7820 7466


There are also one to one sessions available in acupuncture, counselling & psychotherapy and reiki.

The Cafe

The Bonnington Cafe on the ground floor of the Centre is vegetarian and open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.


For more information and to book tables go to the Cafe website

What's on

Weekly activities

All take place in the Top Room unless specified otherwise

(booking not required, but if it is your first visit please check with teachers to confirm the class)




T'ai Chi   6-7pm

Chi Gung 7-8pm 

£9.00 drop-in


More information at


Starting Monday 30 October

Drawing Classes 8 to 9pm



Tango - intermediate and above 7-10pm

£6.50 - Email 


Yoga 6 - 7pm

Hannah is a qualified yoga and pilates instructor and will be teaching a flow class with a focus on breath, clarity of mind and core strength, leaving you feeling relaxed but invigorated. Beginners are welcome and will be offered modifications. £5



Tuesday 3 October and then weekly 7 November onwards

Play reading 6.30 - 8.30pm

Middle Room




Ear Acupuncture 12-2pm

Small Room

only £5


Yoga 5.30 - 6.30pm

with Nick Rixen



Pilates  6.45-7.45pm

with Denise Lalonde



Men's Pilates with Carl 8.15-9.15pm

Moves to Thursdays from November




Early morning yoga 7.15-8.30am

with Ginny Stuart



Men's Yoga with Carl 8.15-9.15pm 

Moves to Sundays from November



Men's Pilates with Carl 8.15-9.15pm

From 2 November




Mediumship and Meditation 7:30-8:30pm

Middle Room 



Affordable Indian Head Massage 6:30-8:30pm

Email Jessica -



Classical Yoga 9 - 10am

£9.00, concessions available.



Comedy Scriptwriting 3.30 - 6.30pm

Middle Room

Practical TV Comedy Script - writing : join our smell group of aspirating writers in search of new fork handles and become as lauded as the new (and funny) Richy Gervais for the gig generation.    

Middle Room with Hugh


Men's Yoga with Carl 6.45-7.45pm

Starts 5 November


Bonnington Centre Survey


We did a survey last year to find out more about who uses the Bonnington Centre and Bonnington Café and to make sure the Centre and Café meets the interests and needs of current users and local people. The results are published in our survey report.

Download the report (PDF)

Starting Monday 30 October 8 to 9pm

Drawing Classes

Come and get your creative juices flowing at Send Nudes drawing classes. Whether you're an experienced artist, or your skills are limited to drawing stick-men, the objective of these classes is to be fun and relaxed way to unwind and get arty. Materials are provided, and each class will offer something a little different for just £6.


Other events


28 October, 4, 18 November, 2, 16 December

Low Cost Pschotherapy Clinic 2 - 5pm

Therapy Room

Are you suffering from anxiety, depression, PTSD or addiction?

Do you want a fast & effective solution, without a lifetime of therapy?

Choose Human Givens Psychotherapy with LaMariposa.

My approach is holistic, integrative & solution focused. It encompasses the cognitive, behavioural & interpersonal, whilst harnessing the power of the imagination to deal with mental & emotional distress in the here & now.

For more information contact Lamariposa


20 & 28 October, 10, 11 & 18 November

Embodied Moves 6 -10pm

Top Room

Explore intimacy & authenticity with Embodied Moves. Open to the world of joy & connection to express yourself naturally with ease.

Do you have issues you would like help with?

Come along to a free, friendly drop-in session at

the Bonnington Centre twice a month on

Friday afternoons


We may not be able to help you directly but we will know

people who can and we'll point you in the right direction.


We have use of the small kitchen for tea and coffee and

a space for 1-1s to discuss any issue that you may need

support with.


We're also planning to have different speakers with topics that may affect us and help increase our knowledge, plus some lighthearted topics. Breda Dunne will be facilitating a regular mindfulness group.


We look forward to meeting you, this is your space. Please email us with any ideas you may have in the development of this new space and for more information.

Contact Marie and Sandra on 07910082211 or


1.00 to 5.00pm


10 & 24 November


8 & 22 December

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