Older Fitzrovia Newsletter, May 2018

Please note that many of the activities listed are not organised by us; please call the numbers listed with the item for more information. 

Let’s Sing! (11-12pm, term time only) & Knit, Natter and all crafts between (2-3pm) on Mondays, at Fitzrovia Court. Run by Open Age. (£2)

Massage Alan Wysman, a local resident who is a trained acupuncturist and masseur, is offering massages free of charge. Wednesdays 2-3.30 at Fitzrovia Court. If you’re interested, please get in touch with me on 020 7580 4576 to book.

Tea and Cakes on a Sunday will be on 20 May at Honey & Co, 25a Warren St W1T 5LZ – Itamar and the staff look forward to welcoming you for their lovely tea and cakes! Free.

Feet of Clay, a play by local resident Sue Blundell, will be performed at the British Museum on Friday 18 May 6.30-8pm! It complements the Rodin exhibition some of you have seen: some of the friends he meets in the Museum take him on a journey through time. To book tickets or phone 0207 323 8181 go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/feet-of-clay-rodin-and-his-london-friends-tickets-41491787052 Tickets £8 concessions, £10

All Souls Clubhouse Wednesday lunches: pre-lunch tea & coffee 10:45am, lunch at 12.30, afterwards there is usually some entertainment on hand (£4.50). 2 May Workshop with the RIBA; 9 MayRecycling workshop; 16 May How do you cope with hot weather? A researcher would like to know; 23 May RaRa Theatre – bringing a Charlston-style show! They will be closed on 30 May. For further info please get in touch with Sally on 07773 257122 or email: sally.jacobs-black@allsouls.org

Regent Street Cinema has doubled its Wednesday Film Classics matinee times to 12pm and 3.30pm – both are only £1.75 for all 55 and over. The first screening includes a live organ interlude before the show and dancing after! 2 May Pillow Talk; 9 May Unfaithfully Yours; 16 May 42nd Street; 23 May Two for the Road; 30 May Paint Your Wagon. More info: 020 7911 5050.

North London Cares offers a wide range of free activities for people over 65 – films, music, cooking for men, shared stories, all sorts. Several each month are not too far from Fitzrovia in south Camden or south Islington (and Westminster residents are welcome to join in too). If you would like them to send you their monthly newsletter (also available by post) please ring them on 0207 118 3838 or you can email roxanne.rustem@northlondoncares.org.uk

Fitzrovia Centre, Foley Street, fitness programme for people over 55. Term-time only. Tuesdays: Zumba dance (mixed): 9.15-10am (£2), Zumba Gold for older adults: 11-12am (£1), Wednesdays: Tai chi (mixed age): 2-3pm (£2), Thursdays: Legs, bums and tums fitness (mixed age): 9.15-10am (£2). See fitzroviacentre.org for more information.

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