Latest news

  • October 25, 2016
    Our annual President’s Reception, which in our anniversary year also previewed the Club’s 150th anniversary exhibition ‘From Boys’ Clubs to Youth Clubs.’
  • October 07, 2016
    Interview with Barry Walsh, former Club member
  • July 16, 2016
    As a part of our Heritage Lottery Fund project we have been investigating our history which has been truly surprising. St Andrew’s own researchers, Gail Baitinger, Thomas Robinson and Jamie Crosbie, have been investigating 14 editions of The Chronicle, the Club’s newsletter, which has provided new insight into the daily activities of the Club from 150 years ago and unlocked a wealth of hidden history in the process.
  • July 15, 2016
    Awards galore at our Presentation Night 2016
  • July 13, 2016
    On Tuesday 12th July David Cameron hosted his last reception as Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street where he met members, volunteers, supporters and staff of St Andrew’s Club and their guests. The event provided an opportunity to highlight the valuable youth and community work done by the Club, which this year celebrates its 150th anniversary.
  • July 01, 2016
    HRH The Duke of Edinburgh has been visiting the Boys & Girls Clubs, now known as London Youth clubs, for the last 69 years and as he said in the Evening Standard on 30th June 2016, "I understand the value in it. We need to educate people from the very start."
  • June 17, 2016
    It's been an exciting season for St Andrew's football, with some great highlights and enthusiasm shown by all teams. Most notably our senior team ran rings round MPs from all parties, winning 9-1 in a special 150th Anniversary match against the Parliamentary team.
  • June 13, 2016
    Jo Stanghon and Lesley Rider, sisters, talk with real fondness and enthusiasm about the Club that has been an important part of their families' lives for nearly 100 years. Their Uncle Alfred was born locally in 1908 and joined St Andrew’s in his teens. The family has been involved as members and volunteers ever since; including running the Junior Club, football teams, and other evening activities. They just hope it will continue that way for all their grandchildren and further generations.
  • June 02, 2016
    St Andrew's is delighted to announce that it has been successful in the charity ballot in securing a coveted place for next year's Virgin London Marathon on 23rd April 2017.
  • June 01, 2016
    St Andrew’s Club turns 150 this year, marking a lesser-known milestone in the history of London. The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded St Andrew’s a grant of over £74,000 to explore the history and impact of what has always been recognised as the oldest youth club in the world. This initiative, which is also looking at St Andrew's in the wider context of other early youth clubs in London, is being led by Andreas Persson who is working in the Club this year.