Big Red Bus Club is looking for a new Treasurer

We are actively seeking to recruit a Treasurer to our Management Committee interested persons should in the first instance contact the Chair [email protected] Big Red Bus Club is a volunteer led family wellbeing centre. We are a dynamic local charity in a period of consilidation after sucessfull growth. Since becoming a charity in December 2016, we have started new projects and successfully diversified funding streams to underpin our future as an organisation.  The overall role of the treasurer is to maintain an overview of the BRBC financial affairs, ensure its financial viability and ensure that proper financial records and procedures are established and maintained. We are looking for an individual with financial experience and the experience to support our ambition and growth plans.  This oppourtunity has opened up due to the relocation overseas of the exsisting postholder, who will be available remotely to whoever becomes part of the team. For a PDF of the Job description click here>>

Anatoliy and Daisy cycle 100k

  Daisy and Anatoliy would like to thank all the friends, family and Big Red Bus Clubbers that helped them both cycle a staggering 65 miles to support the Big Red Bus Club. Daisy was overwhelmed by the messages on social media and said "The Big Red Bus Club has been a part of my life since I was so little, I love walking past and seeing the new little children playing, thank you for supporting us” It was a long gruelling day with the kids spending over 8 hours on thier bikes, including climbing a few hills and crossing the river at Gravesend/Tilbury and Woolwich.  The two twelve year olds met over nine years ago at the Big Red Bus Club and both now attend the local secondary school.  Anatoliy has made a great video of thier day out

Stay and Play 7th - 11th October 2019

7th to 11th October, 12.30 - 3pm, we are full of fun activities at the Big Red Bus Club. Outside play - Inside play come along and have fun with us.  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Wooden and crafts Healthy and unhealthy activities Bubble fun Funny fox Pine cone bird feeder

Space week 2019

30th September to 4th October everyday 12.30 - 3pm, it is the space week at the Big Red Bus Club. Bring along your under five space explorers as we create aliens, rockets and hyper jump into the unknown.  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Avatar forest activities Play dough aliens Fling saucers Rockets crafts 3D rockets 

Local 12 year olds will attempt to cycle 60 miles

Anatoliy Hnachuk and Daisy Drewry both only 12 years old will be attempting to ride 60 miles to raise funds for the Big Red Bus Club on the 5th October. This is a huge task for adults and these kids are undertaking and your support will keep those little legs going. In 2013 a group of cyclist organised a bike ride to help fund the Big Red Bus Club daily family stay and play for local families and replace the Big Red Bus Club's old and broken heating. On a beautiful sunny day loads of small children turned up to wave them off, two of those children only five year olds, who had played as toddlers at the Big Red Bus Club were Anatole and Daisy. Both children as they got older became keen cyclists. Today, six years later, they will be joining adult cyclist who will be donning lycra one more time and riding 100k in aid of the Big Red Bus Club. Continue reading

Run for the bus - Vitality Big Half

Join us and run the Big Half for the Big Red Bus Club on the 1st March 2020, starting at Tower Bridge at 9am you will then jog, trot or sprint your way to the finish line in Greenwich.  Why run for Big Red Bus Club We are a lovely, little local family well being charity providing lots of free projects and activities for local families. Weekdays our volunteers run a free stay and play for under fives, at our base in Charlton Park. We also support mums with postnatal depression across Greenwich, families with children under five who are disabled and/ or have special educational needs and many other free weekly activities. Every penny you raise will be spent here in our community, being part of our team you’ll meet like minded runners and make memories to last a life time. We are here to support you Regular updates with the latest training and fundraising tips from Tara our running coach Chance to join in on local training runs Fundraising advice from our volunteers and other runners A  running top A cheer point in Greenwich Run your questions by us We ask that you raise a minimum of £200. If you have any queries, please email Tara directly and she will help you out and answer any questions Tara>>>

Maritime Museum Van To Visit Big Red Bus Club

National Maritime Museum Heritage Bus Tour is stopping at the Big Red Bus Club, Charlton Park on Thursday 11th July 2019 12.30 - 3pm  Everyone is welcome to come along and join the World in your Neighbourhood tour in Charlton Park which will be parked up outside the Big Red Bus Club, during its regular stay and play session. Join artists Maria Amidu, Laura Hopwood and Lucy Steggals to take part in fun, creative activities about place, moving and belonging. Share your stories to add to the You are Here's curious collection that will be touring Lewisham and Greenwich. No need to book just come along.

Large and Legging it runs the Big Half

Imagine the day - It's damp, windy and grey, not the best weather for a run around London. Continue reading

Baby Blues Choir sings up a storm at International Women's Day

On 8th March Storm Gareth visited International Women's Day and so did the Baby Blues Choir, we were absolutely delighted to be asked to sing during the days events at the Her Centre in Woolwich Dockyard Continue reading

Large and Legging it Takes on The Big Half

  Remember we told you about our ladies from the Large and Legging It Run/walk group taking on The Big Half? The day is nearly here and on 10th March, they will be lining up with many others to take on the 13.1 miles ahead of them. Continue reading