Second Wave Youth Arts

Second Wave Youth Arts
1st Floor, Deptford Methodist Mission 1, Creek Road
Deptford
Greater London
SE8 3BT
England

Website

www.secondwave.org.uk

E-mail

info@secondwave.org.uk

Telephone

020 86942444

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Second Wave Youth Arts

Set up in 1982, and based in Deptford, SE London, Second Wave is a venue and a meeting place for young people. We run regular youth-centred Platform Events and workshops for young performers and writers 12-24 years.

Our workshop programme supports the independent voices of young people expressed through their own performance work and creative narratives.

Our programme develops young people's confidence and skills through accessible and affordable workshops in drama, singing, dance, rap/lyrics, new writing, music, visual arts and production.

We are a registered charity established in 1982.

Venue Type:

Artist studio or collective, Association or society

Opening hours

Tuesday – Friday: 1pm–9pm
Saturday: 9am–5pm
Sunday & Monday: Closed

Admission charges

Membership for Second Wave is Free. Some programmes have a small registration fee.

Getting there

By Train
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We are quite close to Deptford train station. The station has regular connections to London serving London Bridge and London Charing Cross. In the opposite directions trains go towards Dartford via Greenwich. Both platforms are accessible only through stairs – there are no lifts at the station. The ticket office is open from 6:40am to 5:25pm Monday to Friday and closed on Saturday and Sunday. There is a self service ticket machine. Oyster pre-pay is not accepted. There are no bike racks in the station.
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To get to Second Wave Youth Arts, you exit the station onto Deptford High Street. Turn left and walk all the way to the end of the high street where there is a pedestrian crossing to cross the street. Turn right at the top of the high street and then immediately turn left to cross the pedestrian crossing across Creek Road. The building facing you is the Deptford Methodist Mission. We are on the first floor of that building. There are two sets of green doors – you can find our buzzer next to the green door on the right. The walk is approximately 10 minutes.

By Bus
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The nearest buses to the Centre are 199, 47 and 188.
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If coming from Lewisham or Greenwich direction, the nearest bus stop is Deptford High Street/Evelyn Street Stop R. At this bus stop, exit the bus, turn left and carry on till you reach the pedestrian crossing on your left. Cross the road, turn right and carry on walking. You will have to cross New King Street and Watergate Street – both these streets don't have a pedestrian crossing but are quite narrow. Once you cross Watergate Street, carry on walking till you see two sets of green doors on your left. There is a big sign on top of the doors saying Deptford Methodist Mission. We based on the first floor of this building. You can find our buzzer next to the set of green doors on the right. This walk is approximately 7 minutes.
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If coming from London direction, the nearest bus stop is Deptford High Street/Evelyn Street Stop C. At this bus stop, exit the bus, turn left and carry on walking till you see a set of green doors on your left. On top of the doors, there is a big green sign saying Deptford Methodist Mission. We are based on the first floor of that building and you can find our buzzer next to the green doors on the right. This walk is approximately 5 minutes.

By car
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If you are driving to Second wave, you can park on Watergate Street. Second Wave is based on the 1st floor of Deptford Methodist Mission which is situated on the corner of Watergate Street and Creek Road. Please note there is restricted parking in Watergate Street on Mondays and Fridays between 12 to 2pm. If you wish to drop a person off by car outside the entrance, there is a single yellow line outside the Mission Building. It is a busy road, but it is possible to stop the car (after the traffic lights and zig zag lines) and drop someone off right outside the front entrance.

Additional info

Accessibility
on site

Lift
Second Wave is situated on the first floor of Deptford Methodist Mission. There is lift access but as it is located inside the building. It is a services lift so for your comfort and convenience we would like to escort you in the lift and we suggest that you let us know that you are coming. Just call us in advance by phoning 020 8694 2444.

Alternatively, when you reach the building you can press the buzzer or call us on 020 8694 2444 and request the lift. Someone will come down to meet you and bring you up and also take you down when you are ready to leave. Please note that if you cannot call us and plan to ring the buzzer and you are in a wheelchair, you may need to ask someone to ring the buzzer for you as it is located at average head height.

Toilet
The Mission has a disabled toilet on the ground floor. There is also a disabled toilet located on Second Wave's floor.

Getting there

By Train
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We are quite close to Deptford train station. The station has regular connections to London serving London Bridge and London Charing Cross. In the opposite directions trains go towards Dartford via Greenwich. Both platforms are accessible only through stairs – there are no lifts at the station. The ticket office is open from 6:40am to 5:25pm Monday to Friday and closed on Saturday and Sunday. There is a self service ticket machine. Oyster pre-pay is not accepted. There are no bike racks in the station.
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To get to Second Wave Youth Arts, you exit the station onto Deptford High Street. Turn left and walk all the way to the end of the high street where there is a pedestrian crossing to cross the street. Turn right at the top of the high street and then immediately turn left to cross the pedestrian crossing across Creek Road. The building facing you is the Deptford Methodist Mission. We are on the first floor of that building. There are two sets of green doors – you can find our buzzer next to the green door on the right. The walk is approximately 10 minutes.

By Bus
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The nearest buses to the Centre are 199, 47 and 188.
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If coming from Lewisham or Greenwich direction, the nearest bus stop is Deptford High Street/Evelyn Street Stop R. At this bus stop, exit the bus, turn left and carry on till you reach the pedestrian crossing on your left. Cross the road, turn right and carry on walking. You will have to cross New King Street and Watergate Street – both these streets don't have a pedestrian crossing but are quite narrow. Once you cross Watergate Street, carry on walking till you see two sets of green doors on your left. There is a big sign on top of the doors saying Deptford Methodist Mission. We based on the first floor of this building. You can find our buzzer next to the set of green doors on the right. This walk is approximately 7 minutes.
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If coming from London direction, the nearest bus stop is Deptford High Street/Evelyn Street Stop C. At this bus stop, exit the bus, turn left and carry on walking till you see a set of green doors on your left. On top of the doors, there is a big green sign saying Deptford Methodist Mission. We are based on the first floor of that building and you can find our buzzer next to the green doors on the right. This walk is approximately 5 minutes.

By car
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If you are driving to Second wave, you can park on Watergate Street. Second Wave is based on the 1st floor of Deptford Methodist Mission which is situated on the corner of Watergate Street and Creek Road. Please note there is restricted parking in Watergate Street on Mondays and Fridays between 12 to 2pm. If you wish to drop a person off by car outside the entrance, there is a single yellow line outside the Mission Building. It is a busy road, but it is possible to stop the car (after the traffic lights and zig zag lines) and drop someone off right outside the front entrance.

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