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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