Older Fitzrovia Newsletter, June 2018

Wildflower plugs in tray.

Friends of Fitzrovia Parks have started a gardening club which meets 8am each Saturday at Whitfield Gardens on the corner of Tottenham Court Road and Tottenham Street. Join them for an hour of gardening, or to cheer them on! Training given, no experience necessary. More info: https://fitzroviaparks.org.uk/2018/05/01/join-our-saturday-morning-gardening-club-this-summer/

Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece at the British Museum, free tickets available for a 2nd community view on Saturday 30 June. Please call me on 020 7580 4576 to reserve a place.

Let’s Sing! (11-12pm, term time only) & Knit, Natter and all crafts between (2-3pm) on Mondays, at Fitzrovia Court, 24 Carburton Street W1W 5AS. 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 17 June at Honey & Co, 25a Warren St W1T 5LZ – Itamar and the staff look forward to welcoming you for their lovely tea and cakes! Free.

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). 6 June Bingo; 13 June Recycling workshop; 20 June Life coach session; 27 June A visit to Fitzrovia Chapel, formerly Middlesex Hospital Chapel. 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! 6 June Finding Your Feet; 13 June Love Me Tender; 20 June A Man for All Seasons; 27 June Summer Holiday. More info: 020 7911 5050https://www.regentstreetcinema.com/matinee-classics/

North London Cares offers a wide range of free activities for people over 65. 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 2 Foley Street W1W 6DL 020 7580 8680 Fitness programme for over 55s. 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)

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