Welcome to St. Katherine's Community Centre

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If you look just to the left you will see the Lemon Tree, which was the location of the St. Katherine's Community Centre. In the 1970s, St. Katherine’s Day summed up the approach that everyone had a responsibility to everyone else in their community and that there was huge value in coming together for recreation, activities, and trips, as well as producing pantomimes and shows. The centre was a hive of activity for young and old alike. As well as housing a day nursery for single parents, so they could work and earn money, it also provided day services to older people in the community. St Katherine’s started life as a club for working class women in 1917, but by 1937 it had become a community space for families and older people too. One of its proudest days was a visit from HM The Queen in 1949.

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