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Gardening Group at Ace of Clubs

Ace of Clubs is delighted to be launching our new gardening group. It meets at 1:00 pm every Wednesday. This week they got stuck in with potting some herbs  – which will be used in our kitchen in months to come.

Please feel free to come and have a go – no experience required!




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Runners against homelessness!

Congratulations to Lizzie McKee who completed the very hot London Marathon in 4 hours, and raised over £800 for Ace of Clubs. See her story here

Ed Rice is about to tackle the Hackney Half Marathon, and has set himself a target of completing it in about 90 minutes. He has also set a target of  raising over £300 for Ace of Clubs..  Please visit his fundraising page and , if you can, give him the encouragement of sponsorship, which will go to help homeless and vulnerable people.

Ed’s fundraising page is here


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Welcoming IRMO on Wednesday

We are looking forward to a visit by some staff from IRMO on Wednesday. They are a Lambeth based community group offering support, advice, education  and employment support to people from Latin America, and other Portuguese and Spanish speakers. Please come along at 12:00 to meet them and find out what they can offer you.

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The Friday Art Group Returns!

We are delighted that we have just started a new Friday art group. It will be on from 10:00 – 12:00 every Friday. All welcome – no previous experience required!


Click below to see the poster


art club poster

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Part Time Shop Assistants wanted

Ace of clubs shops are recruiting for 2 part time shop assistants – 20 hours per week.

We are looking for people with some retail experience to join our enthusiastic team in running the shops in Balham and Clapham.

Follow the links below, and if you are interested in applying, please send an recent CV, along with a covering letter saying why you think you meet the person specification to :

CLOSING DATE : Monday 30th April, 12:00 noon

Shop assistant Job Description

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Ace of Clubs – Summer opening hours now in operation!

Please note that the centre at Ace of Clubs now closes at 3:00 pm, so our opening hours are 12:00 to 3:00 pm , Monday to Friday. Lunch is served as usual at 12:00, with soup served at 2:00pm.


If you need to talk to someone outside of these hours please ring up Ace of Clubs on 020 7720 2811 between 9:30am and 5:00 pm.


The link below gives more information on our daily activities.

Whats on at Ace of clubs: CLICK HERE!




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Ace Closed on Tuesday 3rd April

Please note that the Ace Centre is closed on Tuesday 3rd April for staff meetings and training.

We are open as usual at 12:00 noon on Wednesday 4th April .

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Ace Summer Opening Hours – From Monday 9th April

Ace of Clubs is moving to it’s summer opening hours from Monday 9th April onwards.

We will be open from 12:00 pm – 3:00pm , with lunch served from 12:00 – 1:30, and soup from 2:00 – 2:30.

Showers and clothes store are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Amy the nurse comes on Thursdays, and the dentist van visits on Wednesdays.

Please look at our “Whats on this week” page for more activities and details

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Fancy a cycle ride in September??

We have 15 spaces on the Charity London to Brighton Bike ride on SUNDAY 16th SEPTEMBER – including 4 free spaces for members of Ace of Clubs . Please let us  know if you are interested in joining us. We will be putting up more details on how to register when we have them

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Do you have some spare time?  Are you interested in helping at one of the Ace of Clubs charity shops? You would be working alongside a permanent member of staff, and helping with customer service, sorting clothes and keeping the shop and displays looking at their best.  We urgently need regular volunteers in the shops at Clapham Common and Balham. We are open 7 days a week, and would particularly love to hear from you if you can offer a regular slot – even if only 2 hours a week.


To find out more, look at the shopping page on this website, or pop into one of the shops, talk to the staff there and pick up an application form. You can also download a form here


Ace Shop at Balham

111 Balham High Road, SW12 9AP

020 8673 7504

Ace Shop on Clapham Common

8 Clapham Park Road, Clapham Common, SW4 7AR
020 7498 4371

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