Providing a safe place of welcome and opportunity for the local and wider community

Aston Villa Prize Draw

Win TWO tickets for Villa Park Executive Box Hospitality when Aston Villa play Watford on Tuesday 21st January 2020

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Tickets: From £5.00

Author: Robert Bruce

Location: The Dorothy Parkes Centre,Church Road, Smethwick

Community Litter Pick

Join us as we clean up 'section C' of Thimblemill Brook on the second Saturday of each month.

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Author: Robert Bruce

Location: The Dorothy Parkes Centre,Church Road, Smethwick

Centres Launch 2019 Christmas Give a Gift Appeal

Dorothy Parkes & St Albans launching Christmas Give a Gift Appeal in partnership with Your Trust Charity, working to help make Christmas a special time of year for those who may be in need or lonely.

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Author: Robert Bruce

Good Afternoon Club

Join us every Friday 1pm - 3.30pm for an enjoyable afternoon of activities and good company. Over 55's.

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Author: Robert Bruce

Two new groups for 0 - 5 year olds!

Centre increases its offer of groups for babies and toddlers with two new top quality groups

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Author: Robert Bruce

Centre secures £78,812 youth funding from Children in Need!

Centre allocated a three-year grant of £78,812 to provide a weekly youth club and holiday activities

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Author: Robert Bruce

Friday Night Nerf

Friday Night Nerf returns to the Centre in November.

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Tickets: From £2.50

Author: Robert Bruce

Location: Dorothy Parkes Centre,Church Road, Smethwick

Christmas Fayre

Dorothy Parkes Centre and Smethwick Old Church are hosting a Christmas Fayre raising funds for the Centre and the Church

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Author: Robert Bruce

Location: The Dorothy Parkes Centre,Church Road, Smethwick

Breakfast with Santa

We have a very special visitor coming to our Centre and he would love to meet the children of Smethwick for Breakfast and give out some early presents

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Tickets: From £2.50

Author: Robert Bruce

Location: The Dorothy Parkes Centre,Church Road, Smethwick

Our impact

700

Visitors to the Centre each week

43

Community Groups at the Centre each week

19

Years the Dorothy Parkes Centre has been serving the community

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  • Community Litter Pick

    Join us as we clean up 'section C' of Thimblemill Brook on the second Saturday of each month. Read more

  • Christmas Afternoon Tea

    This event is now sold out. Read more

  • Breakfast with Santa

    We have a very special visitor coming to our Centre and he would love to meet the children of Smethwick for Breakfast and give out some early presents Read more

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