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Highwoods Youth Centre


Arts and Crafts Club 

Come and join us at Highwoods youth centre every wednesday from 4pm until 5.30pm for a range of fun crafts and activities. Painting, tie dye, or even sewing - whatever you fancy doing, just let us know! Free entry for all. Ages 11 to 19 (Upto 25 with special educational needs and disabilities). 

Contact for more information.

1st Staff

Provides One-to-one Tutoring for young people not in mainstream education. Runs every weekday during term time from 9am-3pm. For more information please contact Nicola Brown at

Lads Needs Dads

Weekly Equip group work development programme for a cohort of boys from Colchester schools aged 13-14. Runs every Wednesday during term time from 6:30-8:30pm. For more information please contact Sonia Shaljean at

St Luke’s

A weekly faith-based group with alternative activities each session (one week being a social with activities and games, the other week being more biblical teaching focused). Runs every Thursday from 7-8:30pm. For more information, please contact Sammy Huttley at


Start a new Club

Are you interested in starting a youth club in Highwoods Youth Centre? Please contact to find out about availability and how we can support you in developing a provision for young people.


Information on access to Highwoods Youth Centre can be found on the AccessAble website.


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