Silver Sunday events start this week, and run throughout the month, though the official day is 7 Oct. The nearest local events are: Afternoon Tea at All Souls Clubhouse, Cleveland St Fri 5 Oct 1-3pm 07773257122; Royal Institute of British Architects, Portland Place Art workshops every day until 6 Oct 1.30-2.30pm book 0207 580 3711; Central YMCA all week contact 020 7343 1766 to book; Age Friendly Museums Day with free performances and workshops at the British Museum Sat 6 Oct 10.30am-5pm. Info for other London events, or call 0207 641 3609 or see: https://silversunday.org.uk
New Islamic Gallery Community Preview at the British Museum Sunday 14 October. Free tickets available, time 1.20 pm. If you’re interested in attending call Barb on 020 7580 4576.
Tea and Cakes on a Sunday will be 3-5pm on 21 Oct. at Honey & Co, 25a Warren St W1T 5LZ. Itamar and the staff look forward to welcoming you for their lovely tea and cakes! Free.
‘I am Ashurbanipal king of the world, king of Assyria’ Community Preview of this new exhibition at the British Museum Sunday 4 November, time around 1pm. Please let Barb know if you’re interested in attending on 020 7580 4576.
Massage Alan Wysman, a local resident who is a master acupuncturist and masseur, is offering his services free of charge. Wednesdays only 2-3.30pm at Fitzrovia Court, 24 Carburton St. If you’re interested, please get in touch with Barb on 020 7580 4576 to book.
Singing There is a community choir at the Basil Jellicoe Hall on Drummond Crescent NW1 1LE Tuesdays 2.15-3.45pm thru to 4 Dec. Anyone can join, no age limit or residence restrictions. This is run more like a course than a drop-in. Free, run by the Mary Ward Centre 020 7269 2000
There is another opportunity this month, this more like a sing-a-long: Sat 20 Oct 2-4pm Camden Sings Choir at the Living Centre, 2 Ossuslton Street, NW1 1DF – anyone can join in for ‘a great range of music, memories, friendship and fun!’ free, via North London Cares 020 7118 3838
All Souls Clubhouse Wednesday lunches 12.30-3pm Events this month: 10th Waste workshop; 17th fraud and scams workshop; 24th Money wise workshop; 31st showing the film Churchill. First lunch free, after that only £4.50 for a three-course meal and event. For more information please call 07773257122 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fitzrovia Centre 2 Foley Street W1W 6DL 020 7580 8680 Exercise classes during term times. For more information about what exactly is available this autumn, please call 020 7580 8680.