Older Fitzrovia Newsletter, July 2011

By Barb Jacobson, Co-ordinator, Older Fitzrovia

Treasures of Heaven: saints, relics and devotion in medieval Europe, the new major exhibition at the British Museum is having a free Community View on Sunday 3 July, 6pm. Please call me on 07985 670 688 to book your ticket.

The Fitzrovia Poetry Workshop will meet on Monday, 4 July, 2-3.30pmat Fitzrovia Court, 24 Carburton St. We’ll be reading poems people would like to bring along, whether you or someone else has written them. We’ll be in the lounge now that it’s been beautifully redecorated. All are welcome to these sessions.

French Circle will meet on Monday, 11 July, 10am-12pm, at Fitzrovia Court. Brush up on your French with Sylvia Matthews, a native speaker and teacher for many years. She got a lot of us speaking French at the last pub lunch impromptu!

Pub lunch on Monday, 11 July, meet 1.30pm to eat at 1.45, in the Marlborough Arms, Torrington Place WC1.Cost £3.The menu is: Beef roast of the day, Hunters Chicken, Sausage & Mash, Beef & Potato Pie, Fish and Chips, Scampi and Chips, Lasagna, Aribetta (spicy) Pasta (V) & Battered Haloumi Cheese and Chips (V); with Treacle Tart, Apple Pie, Chocolate Fudge Cake served with ice cream or custard + tea, coffee or juice. Ring Sandra on 020 7637 8456to book and place your order with her by Thursday 7 July. Please make sure you arrive by 1.30 on the day.

Current Affairs discussion group will be Monday 18 July 2.30pm at Fitzrovia Court. We’ll be picking the topic on the day.

Massageis on Wednesdays, 1.30 – 3:30pm in Fitzrovia Court. If you’re interested please call me on 020 7580 4576 to book a 15-minute slot. Treatments will be in the basement. Please feel free to come along for a cup of tea and a chat in the lounge, whether you’re having a massage or not.

Club60 is going to Kenwood House, on Thursday 14 July, 1.30pm. Cost £1, please book on 020 7255 9756. Personal Financial Course, Sunday 10 July 3-5.30pm – free course for anyone who wants to handle their money better, whether you have little or plenty, refreshments provided. Shopping Trips: Thurs 7th and 21st July – meet at Clubhouse, shop at either Morrisons or Sainsbury’s in Camden. Will drop you at home afterwards with your shopping (Fitzrovia residents only). Cost £1, book on 020 7255 9756.

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