Events and classes

Weekly Classes

If there is a specific type of event or activity you would like to see take place at The Library at Willesden Green, email libraries@brent.gov.uk with your suggestion for our consideration.

The Library at Willesden Green offers a wide array of weekly classes for fitness and wellbeing along with a rolling calendar of high quality events.  Click the relevant tab below to see further information.

Please contact the event organisers before attending a session at the library. 

Weekly Classes

Events and classes at the library at Willesden Green 

Mondays

TIME EVENT COST CONTACT
4pm - 7pm Adele's ballet school
(term time only)
Contact tutor or visit website

Sherine Medley

info@adelesdanceschool.com
www.adelesdanceschool.com

12.30-1.30pm Fitsteps
Cost: 
Contact: 
Email dancelikenow@mail.com for details

Rachel Lake
dancelikenow@mail.com

7pm - 9pm

Reggae Choir 

all abilities-  in the Reading room

1 October - 10 December

Full 10 week course £80. Drop in price is £10. Concession rate of £40

Book course

 

emmanuel.adanlawo@brent.gov.uk

 

 

Tuesdays

TIME EVENT COST CONTACT
1pm - 2pm Zumba Gold (over 50's)

Free with Library membership

(sessions will recommence on Tuesday 11 September)

 

Maggie Hollowed / 07736 070101

zumbamaggie@hotmail.co.uk

6.40pm - 7.50pm Hatha Yoga Drop-in:£7
(6 classes block: £36)
 

Karen

karen@gadayoga.com / 07840 209 444

Wednesdays

TIME EVENT COST CONTACT

 


9.30am

10.30am

11.30am

Hart Beeps North West London

Happy House

Baby Beeps

Baby Bells

See website  Clare Louise


clarelouise@hartbeeps.com

www.hartbeeps.com/north-west-london

7pm - 8pm Zumba with Edita (women only) £5 p/p  

Edita 

bote.edita@gmail.com / 07737758383 

Thursdays

TIME EVENT COST CONTACT
9.30am - 10.30am 
(Term time only)
FitSteps Contact tutor or visit website 

Rachel Lake

info@dancelikenow.com
www.dancelikenow.com

1pm - 2pm Zumba Gold (over 50's)

£2.50 p/p

(sessions will recommence on Tuesday 11 September)

Maggie Hollowed / 

07736 070101

zumbamaggie@hotmail.co.uk

3.45pm - 5pm Sparkle and Boom Free with Library membership

Nary Wijeratne / 07857 992 633  

hello@sportattheheart.org
www.sportattheheart.org 

5.30pm - 6.30pm Fun Fit Families Free with Library membership
6.30pm - 7.30pm  Yogalates
(Women only)
£3.00 p/p

 

Fridays

TIME EVENT COST CONTACT
11am-12noon

Pilates (Miranda) Contact tutor 

Miranda

mirandahands@btinternet.com / 07973 158 138

7-8pm

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

£10 p/p

Block of 5 classes £40 p/p

No classes on 7, 14 September, 15 October, 26 November

From October this class will take place on Mondays only

To book contact Olimpia 

hello@olimpiamargalus.com
www.olimpiamargalus.com

 

Saturdays

TIME EVENT COST CONTACT
10.30am - 11.30am Pilates Contact tutor 

Miranda

mirandahands@btinternet.com / 07973 158 138

10.15am - 12.45am 
(Term time only)
Adele’s dance school
(Term Time only)
Contact tutor

Sherina Medley

info@adelesdanceschool.com
www.adelesdanceschool.com

1pm - 2.30pm Maiwand Martial Arts class Contact tutor 

Mirwais Hazrat

Hazrat25@yahoo.com

Details correct at time of printing but may be subject to change. Updated as of 20 July 2018.

If there is a specific type of event or activity you would like to see take place at The Library at Willesden Green, email libraries@brent.gov.uk with your suggestion for our consideration.

Dance

Impact Youth Dance Academy  

This class has been postponed.

Apologise for any inconvenience.

 

 

Comedy

Comedy with ‘Come Mek We Larf’

Windrush 70th Anniversary Black History Month Comedy Special

Featuring: A Stella Line-Up

  • Date: Friday 2 November 2018
  • Place: The Library at Willesden Green
  • Details:  Doors open 7.30pm.  Show starts at 8pm. 
  • Book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment £15 in advance (+ booking fee) and £20 on the door.

Music

Reggae Choir 10 Week Course

  • Date:  Monday 1 October and runs until Monday 10 December 2018
  • Place: The Library at Willesden Green
  • Details: Uplifting community activity for all abilities. No experience necessary, no audition, non-religious. 
    Optional performance opportunities available.
  • Tickets:  Full 10 week course £80. Drop in price is £10. Concession rate of £40
  • Contactarts@brent.gov.uk
  • Book the course  

     

 

 

Windrush 70th Anniversary

June 2018 marked the 70th Anniversary of the pioneering Windrush generation and Brent Culture service will celebrate this through an exciting programme which includes a free exhibition from June until October.

Exhibition

Brent’s Pioneering Windrush Generation

The Library at Willesden Green

Celebrating 70 years since the Empire Windrush docked in the UK. An exhibition and display exploring Brent’s Caribbean heritage with photographs of Brent residents by artist Nadia Nervo. Experience a traditional West Indian ‘front room’ with our instillation highlighting items from the local community and Brent Museum.

21 June – 29 October

Exhibition Room

Free

 

Events 

 

Creative Passport: Family Craft Workshop

The Library at Willesden Green

Learn about those who travelled to the UK on the Empire Windrush and create a colourful passport to tell those stories. 

Friday 17 August

Education Room

2pm – 4pm

Free

 

Caribbean Connections

The Library at Willesden Green

Join multiple award winning poet Hannah Lowe to discuss poetry, Caribbean immigration and what it means to be British.

Tuesday 11 September 

Performance Space

6.30pm – 7:30pm

Free

 

The Ice Migration with Author Jacqueline Crooks

The Library at Willesden Green and Kingsbury Library

Gather with author Jacqueline Crooks as she reads from her new book the Ice Migration, a collection of linked short stories which draw on the migration of her Jamaican, Indian and German ancestors.

Tuesday 18 September

Kingsbury Library

11am

Free

 

Thursday 20 September

The Library and Willesden Green

7pm

Free

 

Songs and Stories from a Pioneering Generation

The Library at Willesden Green

Join us for an evening of conversation as we reflect on the impact of Windrush 70 years on. With guest curators from the British Library.

Thursday 11 October

Education Room

6.30pm – 8pm

Free

 

From Ashphalt to Maplewood floor...

The Library Willesden Green

Spend an evening with Namron sharing his dance/life journey through storytelling, audio visuals and live solo dance work. The evening includes an interactive Q&A

Namron OBE travelled from Jamaica to Brent then to Buckingham Palace. After arriving in Willesden aged 10 he took his first dance steps when he joined the Willesden Jazz Ballet in 1961. Taught by Madam Rambert herself, he went on to become a founder member of London Contemporary Dance Theatre and was the first black dancer to be employed by a British dance company.

Friday 12 October

Performance Space

Doors Open 6.30pm

7pm – 8.30pm

£8 in advance via eventbrite (booking fees apply) £12 on the door

2 for1 for Over 65s

Book here

 

Come Mek We Larf: Black History Month Special

The Library at Willesden Green

An evening of side splitting comedy hosted by Mr. Cee.

Friday 2 November

Performance Space

Doors Open 7.30pm

8pm – Late

Tickets £15 (+ booking fee) in advance £20 on the door

 

Caribbean tapestry fun family sewing class

The Library at Willesden Green

Have a go at tapestry, with designs inspired by the Windrush era. Suitable for boys and girls.  Free but arrive early as spaces are limited.

Tuesday 23 October

2.30pm – 4pm

Free

 

Black Genealogy: When Black History meets Black Ancestry

The Library at Willesden Green

Trailblazing author and family historian Paul Crooks captivates his audience with an account of how he traced his African forebears enslaved on a sugar plantation in Jamaica, 200 years ago. Paul Crooks journey of discovery has brought him international recognition for his breakthroughs in African Caribbean genealogy research.

Find out how to start exploring your family history. Who knows? Maybe you'll be inspired to explore your Ancestry.

Tuesday 30 October

Reading Room

6.15pm – 7.45pm

Free