Creative Sustainability Community Hubs

Find a Warm Space Near You

Please contact each location for up-to-date information on opening times and what they provide. Contact us to add or amend any information:

Last updated: 23/01/2024

Berkeley | Brimscombe | Cainscross | Cam & Dursley | Minchinhampton | Nailsworth | Nibley | Stonehouse | Stroud Town | Wotton-under-Edge


Berkeley Community Library

School lane, Berkeley, GL13 9DQ

Tuesday 10am-6pm
Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday 10am-12pm

Free WiFi and computers.



Stroud Brewery

Hope Mill Lane, Brimscombe, GL5 2BY

The bar and cafe is open 10-11pm every day. People are welcome to linger over a cup of tea throughout the day.

There is also a programme of free activities throughout the week.



Cashes Green Community Centre 

1-3 Queen’s Drive, Cashes Green, Stroud, GL5 4NR

Thurs: 10am-12pm – Cakes, Hot Drinks, Warm Welcome.
1st Thursday – extended, with Soup being served.

Fri: 2 -5pm – Hot Meal every week to eat in or take-away.

Fri: 2-3.30pm

We are a collection point for Stroud District Foodbank every Friday.
For referrals to arrange a parcel collection, please contact 07917 610 367

NHS Baby Hub
First Thursday – with Stay & Play from 10am at the Thursday Café

Outreach/Cost of Living Support/Energy Referrals/Supermarket Vouchers
Contact or 07917 610 367

We run on a pay as you can basis so donations much appreciated.

07917 610 367

Cam & Dursley

The Library

May Lane, Dursley, GL11 4JH, United Kingdom

Monday 09:30-17:00
Tuesday 09:30-18:30
Wednesday 09:30-14:00
Thursday 09:30-17:00
Friday 09:30-18:30
Saturday 09:30-16:00

Warm, dry buildings with spaces to sit and keep warm

  • Free wifi, internet and charging
  • Signposting to advice and support
  • Baby Bounce and Rhyme, Storytime and crafts


Dursley Methodist Church 

Castle Street, Dursley, GL11 4BS

Community Fridays
Friday: 11-2pm
Free hot drinks, soup £1
Free wifi, time to chat

2nd Friday: Film Afternoons


The Chantry Centre 

34/36 Long Street, Dursley GL11 4EB.


Dursley Tabernacle

Parsonage Street, Dursley, GL11 4EA

Please contact the group for their up to date opening times


GL11 Community Hub 

Fairmead, Cam GL11 5JS

Wed 10-5pm Cost of Living Support
Community Café for low cost, hot food & drinks
Drop in for advice on housing (P3 Charity), social activities or come to our ‘Digital Drop-in’ session.

Community Pantry – Wed 2-5 & Fri 10-12

01453 703 602


Minchinhampton Community Library 

School Road, Minchinhampton, GL6 9BP

AM = 10:00-12:30, PM = 2:00-4:30
Mon – PM only
Tues – AM & PM
Thurs- AM & PM
Fri – AM & PM
Sat – AM only

Tuesday: Knit and Natter | 2.15pm – 4pm
Wednesday (3rd week): Book Club | 10.30am
Thursday (term time): Lego Club | 3.15pm – 4.15pm
Thursday (term time): Hot Chocolate | 3.15pm – 4.15pm

01453 885 497


Nailsworth Youth Club Café at Arkell Community Centre

Arkell Community Centre, Nympsfield Road, GL6 0ET

Thurs: 3:45pm-5pm after school
Toasties, drinks and free Wi-Fi for those 11+

The Forest Green Community Café and Food Project

Arkell Centre, Nympsfield Road, Forest Green, Nailsworth GL6 0ET

Warm space open to all, dry food pantry (non referral)

Every Monday (inc School holidays) 8.30-12.30
Pay as You Feel Breakfast, hot drinks, snacks etc

1st Monday: SDC Housing office, social prescriber, employment support
Fortnightly: digital support

Every Thursday (inc School holidays) 2.30pm – 3.45pm
Pay as You Feel Hot drinks, snacks etc

Stroud District Foodbank accessible for referrals on Thursdays

Signposting, free wifi and laptops to use, accessible toilet


Nailsworth Youth Club 

Northfield Road, Nailsworth, GL6 0LZ

Free sessions during term time from November to February.

Tues: 7:00-9:00pm – Ages 13+
Wed: 5.30-7:00pm – Ages 8-11
Thurs: 6:00-8:00pm – Ages 11-13.

01453 833 212

Christ Church Nailsworth 

Christ Church Rooms, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth GL6 0DQ

Open for a range of activities and hot drinks
Mon: 10am-12am
Fri: 2pm-4pm.

Renew café
Wed: 10am-2pm Light lunches for all
No charge but donations welcome


Nailsworth Library

Old Market, Nailsworth GL6 0DU

Monday, Wed, Fri 10-1pm, 2-5pm
Tuesday, Thurs, Sat 10-1pm

Warm, dry buildings with spaces to sit and keep warm

  • Free wifi, internet and charging
  • Signposting to advice and support
  • Free activities such as homework help, knit and natter, library clubs

01453 832 747

St George’s Parish Rooms 

Church St, Nailsworth, Stroud GL6 0BP

Tuesday: 9.30-11:30am – those with children under 5
2nd Wed: midday – hot lunches for all
4th Sat: 10:30-midday – refreshments available



North Nibley Chapel

Barrs Lane, North Nibley, Dursley, GL11 6DT

Wednesday: 10am – 12pm Coffee and Craft morning,

All are warmly welcomed. Pay as you feel.

A place to meet people, grab a coffee, have a chat and bring a craft along if you want to. Plus, a member of The Keepers team will be on hand to provide support and information about local services and activities.

1st Wednesday: Film Afternoon starting at 1pm.

01453 547 939


Baptist Church

Gloucester Road, Stonehouse, GL10 2HE

Thurs 7.30-8.30am: School breakfast club for Maidenhill pupils


All Pulling Together Community Hub

1, Park Parade, Stonehouse GL10 2DB

Food pantry
Mon: 9:30-11:30
Thurs: 12:30-2:30
Fri: lunchtime soup and a roll with tea and coffee available.

Support organisations at APT:

Every Tues: 10-12 GL Communities debt advisor.
Every Thurs: 10-12 P3 Charity for housing and benefits
Every Thurs: 1-3pm Citizens Advice
2nd Thursday: 11-1pm Digital Drop-in


Methodist Church

Park Rd, Stonehouse GL10 2DW

4th Thurs 12.30-2.30pm: Lunch
Free tea, coffee, toast and soup. Come for the company, the chat, a place to stay warm.


The Fig Tree

26 High Street, Stonehouse, GL10 2NA

Sessions include Toddlers, Babies, After School, Dads with children, Children’s Singing, Children’s Crafts, Memory Cafe, Quiet morning, an adult session for playing games/chatting/meeting new people and Language support.

Hot drinks and biscuits are available at all sessions.
Please see website for full details and times:


Stonehouse Community Centre 

Laburnum Walk, Laburnum Rd, Stonehouse GL10 2NS

Tues-Fri: 9-11.30
1st Wed: 12-2 Lunch for £5


Bethel Church

28 Bath road, Stonehouse, GL10 2JA

Tues: 12:30-4:30 Soup and a roll, hot drinks and biscuits. Newspapers, magazines, jigsaws and a children’s play area too.

07368 820 195

Stonehouse Library

Town Hall, High Street, Stonehouse, GL10 2NG

Monday – 10:00-13:00
Wednesday – 10:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00
Thursday – 14:00-17:00
Friday – 10:00-13:00
Saturday – 10:00-13:00

Warm, dry buildings with spaces to sit and keep warm

  • Free wifi, internet and charging
  • Free hot drinks
  • Signposting to advice and support
  • Free activities such as homework help, knit and natter, library clubs


01452 583 737

Stroud Town

Paganhill Community Group 

The Octagon, Farmhill Lane, Stroud GL5 4BX

Monday 12-2pm: Bingo
Wednesday 1-4:30: Community Cafe & Food Hub
Friday 10-12: Food Hub & and Kids Stuff


Creative Sustainability 

Fromehall Mill, Lodgemore Lane, Rodborough, GL5 3JH

Friday 12-2:30pm Warm space

Facilities: Hot drinks. phone charging, wifi, help with digital and online.


The Museum in the Park

Stratford Road, Stroud GL5 4AF.

Tue-Fri 10am-4:30pm,
Sat-Sun 11am-4:30pm,

Wednesday Winter Warmer

Join us for a free hot drink, local history slideshow and a little conversation if you wish! Free to attend.  Accessible parking available outside the Museum.

01453 763 394

Uplands Community Hub 

Grange View, Uplands, Stroud GL5 1GR

Please contact the centre for their up to date opening times

2nd Wednesday: 3:30-5pm Community Cafe
Hot and cold drinks, cakes and soup


Stroud Library

Lansdown, Stroud GL5 1BN

Monday 9.30-6.30
Tuesday 9.30-5.00
Wednesday 9.30-5.00
Thursday 9.30-5.00
Friday 9.30-6.30
Saturday 9.30-4.00
Warm, dry buildings with spaces to sit and keep warm

  • Free wifi, internet and charging
  • Free hot drinks
  • Signposting to advice and support
  • Free activities such as homework help, knit and natter, library clubs

St Lawrence Church Hall 

The Shambles, Stroud GL5 1JL

The Ark, for parents, carers and little people
Tuesdays: 9:30-1 – Affordable drinks and snacks

Community Cafe
Wednesday: 10-12.30


Stroud Goddess Temple 

50 London Road Stroud GL5 2HP

Thursday: 10-12

The Stroud Goddess Temple welcomes all people, whatever their life path, to our temple, dedicated to the Goddess of the Cotswolds, Cuda.

We have a warm and non-judgemental space where you can enjoy a hot drink and companionship. The temple is run entirely on volunteers and donations.


Marah drop-in at St. Albans Church

St Albans Church, Parliament Street, Stroud GL5 1DP
near Cotswold Playhouse

Sat: 12.30-3pm
Free toasted sandwiches, drinks, cakes & fruit to anyone needing a meal.

Facilities include:
Accessible toilet. Dogs allowed in outside areas only.  No wi-fi


Marah drop-in at the Scout Hut

Scout Hut, Chapel St, Stroud GL5 1DU

Mon, Wed, Fri: 12.30-3pm

Free hot meal, drinks, cakes and fruit to anyone in need of meal.

No wi-fi. No accessible toilet. Dogs allowed in outside areas only.


Trinity Rooms Community Hub 

Field Road, Stroud, GL5 2HZ

Friday 9–3pm
12.30-2pm Community cafe open for tea and coffee with pay as you can lunch available

Accessible toilet, phone charging, hot drinks, signposting materials, free wifi, dog friendly, children’s toys, newspapers, books/magazines, activities.


Middle of the Hill Community Group 

Nouncells Cross, Bisley Old Road, Stroud, GL5 1PU

Please contact the centre for their up to date opening times

07707 126 628

Top of Town Community Hub

Bisley Old Road, Stroud GL5 2JL

Tues 10.30-12.30: Hot food & cake
Sat 10-12pm: Cuppa n Cake



The Keepers – Wotton Area Community Hub 

Symn Lane, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 7BQ

Please contact the centre for their up to date opening times

Mon/Tues/Thurs 9-4pm, Wed/Fri 9-1pm

Weekly activities, group and skills sessions, visiting professionals and signposting to connect and support our communities.

Tuesday 12:30-1:30pm: Lunch – call 07585 466418 to book a space. Transport is available.

Carers’ Cafe – 10.30am – 12pm

Wed 10-12pm: Drop-in Café
Fri 11:30-12:30pm: Drop-in Café

Pay as you feel for lunches and cafes. Community Freezer meals are also available to everyone whenever the hub is open

07585 466 418

Community Pantry

St Mary’s Church, High Street, Kingswood, GL12 8RS

Mon-Sat: 10am – 4pm Community Pantry

The Keepers in Kingswood community pantry is available for anyone in the village to take what you need on a Pay-as-you-feel basis. This may be £0 or £20 and everything in between!

07767 947 549

Keepers in Kingswood

Lower Schoolroom, 1 The Walk, Kingswood, GL12 8RP

Tuesday: 2pm – 5pm
Friday: 10am – 1pm

Our Drop-in café is much more than a café. It is a safe and welcoming place to meet others and find help if you need it.

07767 947 549