Welcome to the St Francis Youth and Community website.

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St Francis Youth and Community Centre has been a focal point within the community since 1975 with over 1,000 people accessing our services each week.

We are situated on Sycamore Road in the heart of the Bournville village. The Centre is open to all members of the community and offers a wide range of activities for the local people and groups to access. These include a pre-school, leisure classes, out of school club, a luncheon club and a youth project

Liz Brooke

We now have a Development worker for the Older Adults in the B30 area. 

Her name is Liz Brooke, Her contact details are – liz.brooke@stfranciscentre.co.uk and her work mobile number is 07464926792.

She works with the over 55’s, listening, talking, signposting and setting up small supportive groups in the area.

Courses at St Francis Centre

Would you like to learn a new skill or develop an existing interest? Learning can be fun and a great way to relax and socialise.

St Francis Youth and Community Centre is running a number of leisure classes as follows:

Course Day Time
Floristry and Floral Art Monday  10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Papercraft and card making Monday  12.30 p.m. - 14.30 p.m.
Calligraphy  Monday  1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m.
Tai Chi  Monday  7.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.
Coffee Morning Tuesday  10.00 a.m. - 12 noon
Coffee Morning and Book Sale, everyone welcome Third Tuesday of every month  10.00 a.m. - 12 noon
Painting Tuesday  10.00 a.m. - 12 noon
Drawing & Painting  Wednesday  12.30 p.m.- 2.30 p.m.
Art Appreciation  Tuesday  12.30 p.m. - 2.00 p.m.
Art Appreciation  Wednesday  10.30 a.m. - 12noon
Creative Writing  Wednesday 10.30 a.m. - 12 noon 
French Conversation  Wednesday  1.15 p.m. - 2.45 p.m.
Reading For Pleasure  Thursday  10.00 a.m. - 12 noon
Folk Dancing  Thursday  7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m.

Each class is run by an experienced tutor in a friendly atmosphere at your local community centre.

Enrolment for our leisure classes is ongoing and you can join us any time during the school year if we have places available in our classes. We currently have spaces in: Calligraphy, Tai Chi, Drawing and Painting, Creative Writing, French and Folk Dancing.

To find out more information including fees, please

Contact: Annette Lucas on 0121 472 7215 ext 1

Or email: annette.lucas@stfranciscentre.co.uk