Bridging the Digital Divide
As part of London Technology Week we had a Tech Day to launch our new Innovation & Technology Hub here at Dragon Hall.
We showcased the work we are doing with Young People to Bridge the Digital Divide and give them access to technology including 3D Printing, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Coding, 3Doodler Pens, Makey Makey, Internet Radio, Mobile Application Development and more.
Thanks to our partners and techi friends who came including Code Club, Stemettes, The ReStart Project & Technology Will Save Us.
Inclusive, innovative and passionate about what we do
Dragon Hall Trust is a forward thinking charitable organisation supporting young people, residents, business and community groups in Covent Garden and Holborn.
Dragon Hall Tech Hub has been created to ensure children & young people get the chance to play, explore and develop with groundbreaking technologies. To address the inequalities that exist in access to these innovations and help to Bridge the Digital Divide.
We offer social, educational and recreational activities, giving everyone the opportunity to play and explore with 3D printers, Virtual Reality headsets, coding, augmented reality programming, app design, radio production, sport and dance classes and access training and business development – there’s something for everyone!
To support our work we offer a range of commercial services including room hire and business training facilities. We’re inclusive, innovative and passionate about what we do – committed to making a positive difference to people’s lives.
Under 5s Drop In - Fridays 10am to 2pm
Under 5s Drop In - Friday morning from 10am to 2pm. Come and join Teresa and the team, all under 5s with their parents and carers welcome. Lots of toys, games, healthy snacks and fun!
Radio Active 101 - internet radio
Radio Active 101 - Dragon Hall Trust partners with University of East London on this exciting internet radio project, which is part of a larger European initiative.See Project
Inters Youth Club for Ages 12 - 15, Tuesdays & Fridays
Tuesdays from 6pm to 8pm and Fridays 7:30 to 9:30pm Inters Youth Club for the 12 to 15 age group. Monthly cinema club and restaurant visits, trips out and loads of different activities.
Choir - Wednesdays 11am to 1pm
Come and join the Choir at Dragon Hall Trust, Wednesdays from 11am to 1pm. Beginners welcome. Songs from the shows - a friendly group ready to welcome all who would like to discover their voice!
Tea Dance - last Thursday a month 2pm to 5pm
Dragon Hall hosts a Tea Dance on the last Thursday in the month, starting at 2pm till 5pm. £2 including tea and biscuits. Brian Cornes leads the dancing...
After School Club
Covent Garden Dragon Hall Trust After School Club, 8 to 11 year olds, Monday, Tuesdays and Fridays starting at 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Covent Garden Brownies meet at Dragon Hall on Wednesdays at 5:45 to 7pm, girls age 14 to 18
Pilates for over 40s
Pilates for the over 40s every Tuesday morning from 10:30am to 11:30am. £3 per class
Pregnancy Yoga at Dragon Hall on Thursdays at 5:45pm to 6:45pm, pre-booking is necessary
Other Regular Activities
Tap Dance with Drury Lane Tappers!
Thursdays at 6:15pm, beginners Tap Dance with Andrew Myles. Everyone welcome just drop in to the session. From 7:15 there is an improvers class. Sessions are £7.50
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu
Mondays at 6:30pm, beginners class. 7:30 is the advanced class and at 8:30 is a sparring session
Zumba - fitness for all
Wednesday at 5.45pm and again at 6:15pm, get fit with Zumba classes at Dragon Hall
Pilates for the over 40s
Tuesday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30, join Rosy Sanders for Pilates. No need to book just drop in. Only £3.50 per session!
Covent Garden Choir
Wednesdays from 11am to 1pm. Join Gerry and sing songs from the shows! Everyone welcome to come and join in, no experience necessary
Covent Garden Dragon Hall Trust is a charity organisation serving the needs of local people with a specific focus on children, young people and older residents.
Our work covers a large geographical area, from Russell Square in the North to the Thames in the South and from beyond Grays Inn Rd in the East to Soho in the West. Dragon Hall is in the Holborn & Covent Garden Ward of London Borough of Camden – with many users and supporters originating in Westminster and beyond.
Within this large area Dragon Hall offers the only open access play and youth work provision.