Community Centre Week runs from 19 – 25 July and aims to remind everyone how important community centres are to our neighbourhoods – how much amazing work they do, and that we should never take them for granted.
The idea was thought up by a group of community centre hubs in Islington, known as the Octopus Community Network. They are celebrating Community Centre Week in Islington with street parties and events, and hope that the campaign will start to grow nationally.
The St Luke’s Trust has played a major role in making Community Centre Week happen. Martyn Craddock, CEO of St Luke’s, said: