Category Archives: Culture

#Surprise of the Machines#Mysteries of Holborn

Back by non-popular, non-demand, another of our Mysteries of Holborn series has somehow been allowed onto the Millman Street Community Centre blog.  So, what’s the idea this time, hmm?  More time-travel guff?  Yet again? Erm, yes.  The Holborn Dodecahedron has … Continue reading

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#Fun, Laughter and Exercise at Millman Street Community Centre

This morning, Millman Street Community Centre was once again the venue for a Laughter & Relaxation workshop.  Hosted by volunteers and chief chuckle-mongers Pat and Gloria, our members enjoyed seated exercise, throwing foam balls to one another and having a … Continue reading

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#Love Mystery#Mysteries of Holborn

Today being St Valentine’s Day, we here at Mysteries of Holborn thought it apt that The Great Holborn St Valentine’s Day Mystery And In No Way A Massacre was celebrated in the spirit of the day. So, what is, or … Continue reading

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#The Art of Portraiture at Millman Street Community Centre

Each Monday morning at Millman Street Centre, there is an Art & Crafts workshop, hosted by Lene.  Her sessions have helped bring out the budding artist in many of our members.  Last week (February 5th) was no exception, with Millman … Continue reading

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#Holborn Man:Discovery of the Century?#Mysteries of Holborn

You’ve probably seen the news today, that Cheddar Man (who lived in Britain around 10,000 years ago) has disappointed a lot of racists by having dark skin.  Or maybe you recall the unearthing of various bog bodies over the years, including … Continue reading

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#Wool Wanted#Shoebox Charity Appeal at Millman Street Community Centre

Some of our members from Jane’s Knitting Circle are creating items for the Shoebox Appeal.  This is a charity which fills, erm, shoeboxes with clothes (hats, scarves, etc), shampoo, footballs and other necessities and treats for kids in Africa. Much … Continue reading

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#Wallace Collection at Millman Street Centre

Today, our friends from the Wallace Collection once again brought some of their priceless treasures to Millman Street Community Centre for the perusal of our members. Simultaneously, HCA’s Activities Coordinator, Carmen, hosted a jewellery-making workshop.  The two separate events happily … Continue reading

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