Older Fitzrovia newletter, June 2019

Outside of Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre.

Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre will be closing at the end of June. After our 44 years at 39 Tottenham Street, Camden is taking the building back for a long-needed refurbishment on 1 July. If we get funding before then, our advice service will move to Cromer Street, WC1 (where we will continue to run community programmes in Fitzrovia), or we will be closing altogether, possibly to return in a couple years after the work is finished. There will be an AGM on Monday 24 June 6:30-7:30pm, at 39 Tottenham Street, with refreshments afterwards. Please bring a friend and join us!

Massage at Fitzrovia Court, 24 Carburton Street W1W 5AS. Alan is a master acupuncturist as well as masseur so let me know if you’re interested in this. Please get in touch with me on 020 7580 4576 or email barb@fitzrovia.org.uk if you would like to book a session at 2, 2.30 or 3pm Wednesday afternoons only. Free.

Tea and Cakes will be at Honey & Co on Sunday 23 June 3-5pm 25a Warren St W1T 5LZ. As part of Fitz Fest (see below) this will include musicians doing a small concert for you! Itamar, Rachael and the staff are looking forward to seeing you, please feel free to bring friends to this lovely monthly get-together. Free.

FitzFest has a packed programme of music and activities this year between 19-23 June, all either free or low-cost. Have a look athttp://fitzfest.co.uk/programme-3/ for details, or see the programme which will be distributed with the next Fitzrovia News, out 5 June.

Edvard Munch: Love and Angst Another chance to see this amazing exhibition on Saturday 29 June 6.30pm at the British Museum. Let me know if you would like a place 020 7580 4576 or email barb@fitzrovia.org.uk. Free.

All Souls Clubhouse Wednesday lunches 12.30-3pm First lunch free, after that only £4.50 for a three-course meal. After Lunch: 5thJune, Bingo; 12th, no lunch but a trip to Hyde Park; 19th film; 26th walk to the Wallace Collection. For more information please call07773 257 122 or email: sally.jacobs-black@allsouls.org

Margaret Street Cream Tea will be on Friday, 28 June 2.30-4pm at The London Jesus Centre, 83 Margaret Street W1W 8EB. Weather permitting this will be in their lovely courtyard, maybe with live classical music! Open for anyone over 60, further information on0845 833 3005. £3 donation.

Midsummer Daytime Ceilidh A friendly afternoon of barn dancing, cake and conversation Tuesday 25 June 1.30-4pm! With professional caller, Mary Panon, live band and added support and guidance for people with mobility issues and Parkinson’s. At Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road NW1 7AY, organised by the English Folk Dance & Song Society, info: 020 7485 2206 £5 with free entry for carers and assistants.

Creativity in Kings Cross Join friends at a beautiful urban garden Tuesday 4th  or Monday 17th June 1-3pm for a fun-packed afternoon. We’ll be joining forces with a local school for a spot of cooking, and exploration of the garden and lots of creativity + lunch! Arranged via North London Cares, places are limited so please register your interest on 020 7118 3838 or emailjuliet.mcnelly@northlondoncares.org.uk

Camden Sings Choir at Somerstown Community Centre Sunday 16 June 2.00-4.00pm 150 Ossulston Street NW1 1EE (behind the British Library).  Join our choirmaster for an uplifting afternoon of music, memories, friendship and fun. Please call North London Careson 020 7118 3838 for further information.

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