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Opening times:Temporary hours
Mon 12 noon-6.30pm

Tue-Fri 11am-4pm

Closed:Sat and Sun

Closed: public holidays
Telephone:020 7332 3810
Email:Email Artizan Street
Address:1 Artizan Street
London

E1 7AF
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Health and wellbeing activities at Artizan Library

Artizan Street Library provides the venue for a range of health, relaxation and cultural activities:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
12:30-1:45pm

Venue: Artizan Library

Alcoholism support group held three times a week. For more information on joining, contact AA directly or visit the Alcoholics Anonymous website.

Email Alcoholics Anonymous
0800 9177650

Tuesdays
6:15-7:15pm
7:15-8:15pm
8:15-9:15pm

Wednesdays
6:30-7:45pm

Venue: Artizan Library

Rueda de Casino Salsa is a type of circular Cuban Salsa in which pairs of dancers perform together, often swapping partners. It's a fun group activity that provides great cardio exercise and gets you in the rhythm.

If you are interested in attending Cuban Salsa & Rueda de Casino, visit Havana Londres for more information. Beginners and Improvers classes available. Prices start at £8 per session

Email Havana Londres
07765 847639

Mondays 7-9pm
Fridays 11am-1pm
Saturdays 11am-1pm, 1:30-3:30pm

Venue: Artizan Library

Drop in life drawing sessions from London Drawing. A general life drawing class with tuition for beginners and advice for those who are more experienced, all designed to encourage you to develop your own style and approach. No need to book, just arrive and pay on the door.

Price is £10 per session.

Email London Drawing

Thursdays 6-10pm

Venue: Artizan Library

The Metropolitan Chess Club is one of the oldest in London, founded in 1890. There are currently over 50 members and new members of all abilities are welcome. Anyone interested in joining can come along to any of the club nights, play a few games and chat to members. 

Email Metropolitan Chess Club

 

Mondays 6.30-8.30pm

Venue: Artizan Library

Mindfulness-based stress reduction course with Mindful Globe developed by world-renowned professor of medicine, Jon Kabat-Zinn, promoting emotional regulation, resilience, clarity, focus and pain management. It is secular, inclusive and accessible. No prior experience required, materials and tools will be provided.

Email Mindful Globe

 

Tuesdays 7.15-8.30pm

Venue: Portsoken Community Centre (Green Box), 14-16 Little Somerset Street, London E1 8AH.

Weekly Narcotics Anonymous support group. For more information on joining, contact NA directly.

Email Narcotics Anonymous

Lunchtimes from 1:10-2:00pm

Venue: Artizan Library

Use your lunchbreak to stretch out those desk cramps. Contact Soo Pilates directly for information on availability.

Email Soo Pilates
07986 427712

Mondays 6:30-8:30pm

Venue: Artizan Library

Yoga for athletes, a six week course of yoga, mobility, functional movement. Learn how to help your body stay injury free, and learn a little more about how you move. Classes combine strength and flexibility, core conditioning; moving with awareness, including time for reflection and meditation.

Email Gail Wilkinson

Tuesdays 6:45-7:45pm

Venue: Artizan Library

Beginner friendly Yoga classes with Yoga in the City which are taught in courses to foster commitment and the building of a consistently evolving practice. Students are encouraged to grow their self–practice at home. The classes support this by being small allowing more focus on each student’s individual development.

Email Yoga in the City

Activities for children

Our libraries provide regular fun sessions run by experienced and trained staff for parents, carers and their children. Follow the activities for children link for more information.

Artizan Street Library Stay And Play
Artizan Street Library Children's Activities

We offer venue hire at extremely competitive rates

Did you know that your IT or training department can hire a state of the art equipped training area complete with the computers that fold away into the desks to make a large open space or have 12 work stations which ever you prefer? There is also a "smart wall" available within this space.

Do you want to hold a small conference or meeting? We have a Main Hall that accommodates 45-50 people.

Concerned about catering? Our Main Hall has its own mini kitchen, or you can contact any of the local catering firms that are within easy access of us.

We even have a dance studio that can be hired for events such as rehearsals, arts performances or training classes!

Contact us for further information.

Artizan IT Learning Zone
IT Learning Zone at Artizan Street Library
Artizan Library Main Hall
Main Hall at Artizan Street Library
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Opening times:Temporary hours
Mon 12 noon-6.30pm

Tue-Fri 11am-4pm

Closed:Sat and Sun

Closed: public holidays
Telephone:020 7332 3810
Email:Email Artizan Street
Address:1 Artizan Street
London

E1 7AF