Finchley Youth Activity Centre

Barnet Early Help 0-19 Service offer a friendly, supportive environment for all young people in Barnet who want to explore the creative arts regardless of experience. We also offer a variety of other activities which occur regularly from this centre which you can enquire about.

Activities available at the centre

A range of term time and holiday activities take place in Finchley Youth Activity Centre for young people aged 4 – 19 and up to 25 with Disabilities and/or Autism.

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Musical Theatre
  • Cheerleading
  • Singing
  • Circus Skills
  • Art

All term time activities offer a FREE taster session. There is a small membership fee to some of our groups, but free places are available for those people who are unable to pay (subject to circumstances).

To find out more about all the activities we offer at Finchley Youth Activity Centre and our other building Canada Villa Young People’s Centre, all year round, please go to to find out more information.

How to get here

142 High Road, East Finchley, London N2 9ED

We are directly on the High Street, East Finchley.

The nearest tube station is East Finchley.

Centre facilities

The facilities within the Centre which we currently have available for hire or used within groups are:

  • A 68-seat theatre with lighting rig, sound equipment, projector and screen, with additional aerial circus equipment already fitted
  • A fully equipped dance studio
  • Smaller rooms to use; suitable space for meetings
  • Free internet access for young people
  • Film editing and photography equipment.

Building hire

Should you be interested in hiring out a space at Finchley Youth Activity Centre, please use the below information to contact us with what you would like to hire and for what you would like to hire the building for.


Finchley Young People’s Activity Centre

142 High Road, East Finchley, London N2 9ED

Telephone: 020 8359 3542