Welcome to the Copleston Centre

Welcome to the Copleston Church & Community Centre

Welcome to the Copleston Centre, a space for everyone in heart of Peckham. Every week, more than 500 people join us for activities from pilates to community singing. This multi-cultural, multi-purpose community centre grew around Copleston Church, a joint Church of England and United Reform Church with a thriving congregation.

Built during the rapid development of south London in Victorian times, Copleston is tucked away down a side street. It’s worth making the effort to find us and try something new – you might become a regular! All our groups are run by local residents, and some have been going over 35 years.

Alongside the church, people of all faiths and none join in activities from baking classes to drumming workshops. We also have a community space, available to hire at affordable rates for events and activities.

Your Community Needs You!

Could you spend a few hours per month to serve as a Copleston Centre Trustee?

The Copleston Centre has been serving the local community in Peckham for over 40 years and in recent years has been going from strength to strength! We have just received 3 years funding from the CIty Bridge Trust for a dedicated older person's project.

But we need some extra help to make sure we have a strong foundation for our long term sustainability and we are ready to recurite new Trustees to ensure Copleston continues to thrive. Could that person be you? We are looking for:

  • A new treasurer to serve a 3-5 year period.
  • A new secretary to support our Trustee meetings.
  • Somone with funding expereince to support our ambitious building redevelopment plans.
  • Someone with website/social media experience to bring our PR and publicity up to date and raise our profile.

Even if you are not ready to be a Trustee, you can always volunteer in a specialist role. 

For an initial conversation please contact our Chair Edward Collier at vicar@coplestoncentre.org.uk.


Copleston Community Cafe

Scouting Opportunities at Copleston!

3rd Southwark Scout Group has three Units for children aged 6 - 14 years. Our Units are all flourishing and we are in desperate need of some new leaders. Edward our vicar and Jo our community minister are two permanent leaders and we really need another six to make it work well.  No experience is necessary, but we will need a DBS check - this is required and carried out by the Scouting Association.  Please contact Edward our group leader for a chat if you are interested - vicar@coplestoncentre.org.uk.


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Our Silver Linings Project is sponsored by the City Bridge Trust            

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