Clubs and Classes

From fitness to photography, our stores offer a range of regular classes and clubs for you to get involved in. These events are a great opportunity for you to learn something new or pick up some tips from the experts. 

Nike Run Club (Upper Guildhall)

Join the Nike Run Club at the Nike store every Tuesday at 6.45pm. All abilities from beginners to more intense runners are welcome with a choice of 5k, 7k and 10k routes all around Bluewater and surrounding areas. Each group will have pacers with them so there is lots of motivation and encouragement along the way. Runners can take advantage of the free gait analysis to ensure they find the perfect running shoe.

Call: 01322 427890 for more information or sign up at

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Sweatshop Running Community (Upper Rose Gallery)

The Sweatshop Running Community meet in store at 7pm every Wednesday and offer a choice of 3k or 5k routes around Bluewater. Runners of all abilities are welcome and you’ll have a guide and a back marker pacer to ensure nobody gets left behind.

For those looking for a measured training run, the Bluewater 4k time trial is perfect. They meet at 7.30am on Saturday mornings at the Bluewater Bus Station or you can head straight to the registration tent opposite the Blue Zone car park. The 4k run starts at 8am and post-run you can go back to Sweatshop for a complimentary drink and a chance to discuss how you all got on.

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Fitness Classes with Sweaty Betty

Bluewater Bootcamp Club: Every Sunday at 9.45am - 11.00am

Please call before to book your place before hand 01322 313687 

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Knitting Clinic at John Lewis

A Rowan Design consultant can help you with all your knitting conundrums. Sessions last up to an hour, and can be booked between 11am- 3pm.

See a member of the Haberdashery team to make your booking or call John Lewis: 01322 624123.

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Events and Workshops at Apple (Upper Guildhall)

Apple offer free workshops so you can learn all about your new product from iPad to iPod or discovering the world of iCloud. There are ‘Getting Started’ workshops where you will learn all the basics – from changing settings and preferences to downloading new apps. The ‘Going Further’ workshops will help take your skills to the next level as you are shown advanced techniques to help you get the most from your Apple product.

Click here for upcoming events and workshops and to make a reservation or Click here for Apple store details

The Learning Shop (Village)

As well as offering recruitment and training services, The Learning Shop at Bluewater offer courses designed to help you in seeking employment opportunities.

  • CV Writing Workshop: One on one workshop with an industry specialist.
  • Interview Techniques: One on one workshop with a trained interviewer.
  • Pre-Employment & Employability Training: This course is delivered over ten sessions. Training will include employability skills such as Personal Effectiveness, Motivation, CV Writing, Interview Techniques and Customer Service.
For further information and prices, contact a Learning Shop team member on: 01322 624455 or click here to visit their website.