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, Tuesday and Friday. 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


Free Monthly Community Events


Friday 28 July 8-11pm

Next Club Night - Open Mic

Donation Bar


For information on any of the above please contact



Sunday 30 July & 6 August, 3-30-6.30pm

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.




Saturdays 5, 12, 19 August & 2, 16 September, 10 am - 1pm

Drawing Course for Complete Beginners

The course has been developed to help you to start drawing and improve your drawing abilities at the most basic level. You don’t need to have any previous drawing experience just bring a willingness to have a go and have some fun.


Each lesson is structured around a specific learning objective (see full Course Programme below). There is no figure drawing on this course. Classes are limited to 10 people so you get lots of individual attention.


Week 1: Overview of Drawing Concepts.

Week 2: Geometry and perspective. Learning to see.

Week 3: Shadow and tone. Rendering space.

Week 4: Understanding and exploring form, light and tone. Compositional considerations.

Week 5: Learning from the masters. Landscape.


Cost £125 , £40 deposit. Materials provided.

Contact:, 07591574100



2 September 1.15 - 4:45pm

Hook a Monster

Create a crochet monster of your very own!

This crochet class is designed for anyone who is new to crochet and will introduce you to the wonderful world of Amigurumi. Originating in Japan, Amigurumi the art of making small stuffed toys from yarn. We will guide you through the steps while you sip tea and munch biscuits.



Weekly activities in the Top Room

(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



Tango - intermediate and above 7-10pm




Play Reading  6.30-8.30pm 6, 20, 27June

Middle Room




Ear Acupuncture 12-2pm

Small Room

only £5


Yoga 5.30 - 6.30pm

with Nick Rixen



Pilates  6.40-7.40pm

with Denise Lalonde




Early morning yoga 7.15-8.30am

with Ginny Stuart



Men's Pilates with Carl Leopold 8-9pm (not 29 June)  



Gong Bath with Chai 8:30-10pm, 29 July only



Mediumship and Meditation 7:30-8:30pm

Middle Room 



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

Email Jessica -



Women's Meditation/Creativity Group 

10 June only 11am - 1pm

£15 Middle Room



Classical Yoga 9 - 10am

£9.00, concessions available.



Men's Yoga with Carl Leopold 7-8pm not 25 June



Sound Healing Meditation 7:15-9pm 25 June only






Sunday 11 June 12-5pm  

London Co-Counselling Group


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)