Older Fitzrovia Newsletter, May 2016

Dear all,

Please find below the newsletter for May — hopefully it will actually feel like it soon!

Best wishes,
Barb 

OLDER FITZROVIA NEWSLETTER May 2016

Shared Experience will be returning to Fitzrovia Court with their textile handling collection from the British Museum on Wed 11 May 2-3pm! This is a great chance to get up close and personal with real museum objects from around the world. If you would like to join us, please let me know on 020 7580 4576.

Sunken Cities: Egypt’s lost world is the next community preview offering at The British Museum for Sunday 15 May, afternoon time to be confirmed. If you are interested in going then please get in touch with me on 0207 580 4576 – tickets will be limited.

Tea and Cakes on a Sunday! On 29 May 3-5 pm Itamar and Sarit, the proprietors of Honey & Co, 25a Warren St W1T 5LZ, are inviting local people over 65 to sample their delicious teas and cakes for free. Space is limited, so please give me a call on 020 7580 4576 by Weds, 26 May to book your place. They and their staff look forward to welcoming you on the 29th!

Time to Sing Mondays 11am – 12.30pm at Fitzrovia Court, 24 Carburton St W1W 5AS. Come along for a jolly sing and meet new people! Funded by the Marylebone and West End Ward Funds, Westminster City Council. NO SESSIONs on Bank Holidays 2 May & 30 May.

Massage/Reflexology is on Wednesdays, 2.00 – 3:30pm at Fitzrovia Court, 24 Carburton St W1W 5AS. Funded by the Derwent Community Fund. If you’re interested, or haven’t had a repeat visit for a while, please call me on 020 7580 4576 and leave a message. I’ll try to fit you in as soon as possible.

Closed: Lunches at the George & Dragon It is with deep regret that I have to announce that the great cheap lunches hosted by Paul have now finished. The pub is going to be refurbished, although there are a number of different rumours about what will happen to it. We are looking for another venue in the neighbourhood, so watch this space!

Free advice about Pension Credit, Attendance Allowance, Housing Benefit, debt, housing repairs and other bureaucratic nightmares available at the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association, 39 Tottenham St W1T 4RX. Drop-in sessions: Tuesdays 10-1pm, Wednesdays (women only) 11-1pm. If you can’t come in at those times, or you need a visit, please phone for an appointment. Funded by City Bridge Trust and Comic Relief.

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