Monthly Archives: August 2017

#Art and Gardening Crossover at Millman Street Community Centre

Last Wednesday (23rd August) Millman Street Community Centre hosted a brave experiment in simultaneity, wherein there were both an Active Minds workshop and one of Rema’s Gardening sessions at the same time.  Disappointingly for those who relish potentially chaotic clashes … Continue reading

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#Creative Writing (With A Real Journalist) at Millman Street Community Centre

Today, Millman Street Community Centre members enjoyed a Creative Writing workshop, hosted by a proper journalist. Chantal Da Silva works for The Independent newspaper, which is now only available online.  A Canadian, she says she “Always loved London” and is … Continue reading

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#DeafPlus Hearing Loss Workshop at Millman Street Community Centre

Today, Millman Street Community Centre hosted the latest Hearing Loss workshop, held each Tuesday throughout the summer. Run by DeafPLUS, the workshops are designed to help promote independence for deaf and visually impaired people.  DeafPLUS also provide information and advice on … Continue reading

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#Herne Bay Day Trip for Millman Street Centre Members

Last Friday (18th August), Millman Street Community Centre members embarked on a day trip to Herne Bay.  Situated on the North Kent coast, around 65 miles from Holborn, with views of the Isle of Sheppey and possibly a glimpse of Southend, … Continue reading

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#Mysteries of Holborn: Elvis Lives (in Holborn)?

Today (16th August) sees the fortieth anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.  Or does it?  Over the four decades since Elvis’ demise, there have been a number of claims that the King lived … Continue reading

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#22nd August 2017#Next Tuesday#Carers Event at Bedford House

Calling all carers!  Achtung!  Attention! ¡Atención!  Attenzione! Atenção!  Uwaga! Next Tuesday (22nd August) there will be a Carers Event at Bedford House Community Centre.  The event occurs between 12 noon and 5pm, and offers not only a free lunch but also free … Continue reading

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#Befriending Scheme at Millman Street Community Centre: Connie and Alan

Holborn Community Association’s Befriending Scheme matches isolated older people with volunteers, who offer weekly visits, friendship and an all-important link to the wider community and the outside world. As an example of its work, the scheme has continued the pairing … Continue reading

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#Mysteries of Holborn: The Football Mystery

To coincide with the start of the new football season, we at Mysteries of Holborn have unearthed this dubious tale from the grubby sludge vaults of the beautiful game… Holborn Imperial FC were founded in 1884 by Sir Antrobus Snat, … Continue reading

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#Bollywood Dancing Workshops at Millman Street Community Centre#Coming Soon

  Coming soon to a Holborn near you: There will be a new workshop at Millman Street Community Centre.  Bollywood Dancing will commence on 6th September, then continue every Wednesday between 11am and 12 noon.  The workshop is presented by … Continue reading

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#Ceramics Workshop at CREATE

Yesterday, Millman Street Community Centre members David, Helena and Rose went to another workshop hosted by the arts charity CREATE Arts, which is based at London Wall.  The workshop was again held at Liverpool Street.  There, our members created some … Continue reading

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