Monthly Archives: October 2016

#Anarchy in the HCA? Martin’s Leaving Do

Yesterday afternoon, Holborn Community Association said a fond farewell to Martin – who served as caretaker and general fixer-upper of stuff that needed repairing – after sixteen years at HCA.  The leaving do was held at Bedford House, with food … Continue reading

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#Stories & Music at Millman Street Community Centre

This week, as with all Tuesday afternoons (1:30-3pm), Millman Street Community Centre members experienced a workshop called Stories & Music.  These are hosted by Emily and Calina, one of whom plays the violin.  Which one?  No one bothered to ask, apparently. … Continue reading

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#Unweildily Titled New Workshop: “Self-expression in a Theatre Style with Victoria”

Each Friday between 11am and 12 noon at Millman Street Community Centre, HCA members experience a new workshop which – according to the HCA timetable – has the unweildy title of Self-Expression In A Theatre Style With Victoria (SEIATSWV for short … Continue reading

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#Mrs H and the Singalong Band at Millman Street Community Centre

Tales of rock’n’roll debauchery, shameless plugging and no-expense-spared riders?  At Millman Street Community Centre?  Well, sort of.  Today (12th October) saw the return of Mrs H and the Singalong Band to the Centre, where they entertained our members and local children … Continue reading

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#Stories & Music Workshops at Millman Street Community Centre

Yesterday (11th October), Millman Street Community Centre members were treated to a Stories & Music workshop, hosted by Emily and Calina.  They played various tunes on violins, including The Lambeth Walk, and told stories. It wasn’t to everyone’s taste: “They’re … Continue reading

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#HCA at University College London Volunteers’ Fair

Last Thursday (6th October), Kate Blackshaw – Holborn Community Association’s Befriending Scheme Organiser, ran a stall at University College London’s [UCL] Volunteers’ Fair, which was held between 12 noon and 3:30pm. “Volunteering is embedded in UCL’s culture,” Kate said.  “Even … Continue reading

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#New Hue 3: The Repaintening

Cast your mind back to a different age: a boiling British (i.e: Indian) summer,  the UK’s car market was boosted by record sales, and England had a new manager.  Optimism was rife (apart from daft sods who, according to free paper … Continue reading

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#Dare To Care with Gudrun

Gudrun, who has held comedy workshops at Millman Street Community Centre for a long time, is also offering a series of workshops called Dare To Care.  Dates and details follow the exciting photo below: Dare to Care – Intense Dare … Continue reading

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#Crafternoons With Carmen at Millman Street Community Centre

Today, Millman Street Community Centre members enjoyed  Crafternoons– an arts and craft workshop hosted by HCA’s resident artist, Carmen.  The workshop today was Boxes Découpage, the art of decorating objects with paper cut-outs. Crafternoons is but the latest manifestation of Carmen’s  arts … Continue reading

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#Drama & Movement Workshops at Millman Street Community Centre

There has, and continues to be, a series of new workshops a Millman Street Community Centre.  Each Friday, between 11am-12pm, Victoria has been helping to inspire our members via her Drama & Movement classes at the Centre.  There is comedy, a bit of … Continue reading

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