St Andrews Club is the oldest youth club in the world, located on Old Pye Street in the heart of London’s Westminster.
It was founded in 1866 with the spirit of Victorian philanthropy for the young working men of London struggling to survive during the Industrial Revolution. Boys from the ages of 12 to 18 paid their wages into the Club and in return received an education, a place to stay and a rigorous sports programme.
St Andrew’s pre-eminence in youth work continued into the 20th Century, with the desire to improve the lives of London’s disadvantaged young workers outweighed by any financial burdens incurred.
In September 1984, our current premises, Alec Wizard House, was opened by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh. St Andrew’s continues to provide exciting and meaningful programmes for over 700 members each year. It continues to meet the demands of the day with innovation and invention while holding onto proven practices that have worked for more than 150 years – a priceless community asset.
Supported almost entirely by voluntary contributions the club’s 150th anniversary dinner dance is at nearby Westminster Kingsway College in Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P 2PD
To understand a little more about what the youth club does, please see this video.
Thursday November 30th 2017 from 6.30pm to 11.00pm
Music for dancing comes from Down for the Count, one of the UK’s most popular and versatile bands, with a juke box of swing, jive, soul and Motown classics. These sensational vocalists and musicians, supported by great arrangements, give the band an amazing sound. With their energetic performances ticket holders will be dancing the night away.
Welcome glass, a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee and chocolates are included in the price of £80pp
Tables of 8 for group or individual ticket bookings. Dress code lounge suits.