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BASE is the Octavia Foundation's award-winning free cultural and creative club for young people aged between 7 and 21, in Pimlico.
The club is based in a fantastic building right on the River Thames and is a user-led space. Whilst the Octavia Foundation provides a range of activities for young people, the emphasis is on creating a user-curated programme of events. Previous sessions have included art workshops, dance classes, film screenings and music workshops.
The space is equipped with a fully equipped kitchen, common room area and an office space that includes Apple computers with internet access and a number of creative packages.
Sessions take place every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday - the club is open for young people aged 13-21 on Mondays and Thursdays from 5-9pm and on Tuesday's for younger children aged 7-12 from 5-8pm. The Octavia Foundation reimburses travel costs and serve a tasty and nutritious hot meal at each session.
In 2014, BASE the impact of our work at BASE was recognised when we were given the Better City, Better Lives award at the Westminster Community Awards.
We are always looking for new young people to join us at BASE. If you want to know more about our creative activities and the opportunity to get involved, please get in touch.