Category Archives: Poetry

#2017 Review: The Year at Millman Street Community Centre

What a year it’s been at Millman Street Community Centre.  It’s been literally 365 days, during which our members have been entertained by a great variety of singers, dancers, florists, writers, artists and others, and have also been out and … Continue reading

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#Creative Writing: Winter Haikus at Millman Street Centre

“Now is the winter of our discontent/Made glorious summer by this bloke/From Stoke/On Trent…” (With apologies to W. Shakespeare, Esq.) * The above is nonsense of course; a pathetic effort at ‘poetry’, and poorly plagiarised verse at that.  Still, only … Continue reading

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#Oliver Cromwell in Holborn#Mysteries of Holborn

  Holborn has had its brushes with fame – or at least famous folk – over the centuries.  Pop trio Bananarama, for example, shared a flat on the 11th floor of a Holborn tower block during the height of their … Continue reading

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#Proper Journalist’s #Autumn Poetry at Millman Street Centre

Today, our friendly local proper journalist, Chantal, once again engaged Millman Street Community Centre members with another good-for-the-brain Creative Writing workshop.  As ever, Chantal was assisted by Sarah.  Today’s session was concerned with poetry; its theme: Autumn. Chantal made some … Continue reading

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#Drama Workshop at Millman Street Community Centre

This coming Friday afternoon (28th July), Millman Street Community Centre members will experience a Drama workshop with Michael.  He used to host such workshops of a Thursday, recall Ivy and David.  The latter said: “He’s very good, he is.  We … Continue reading

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#Fun#Raggle Taggles at Millman Street Community Centre

This afternoon, Millman Street Community Centre members welcomed back The Raggle Taggles, who performed a storming set with great gusto.  Among their line-up were Norman, Canute, Joyce, Tessa and Margaret.  They were joined by guest pianist, Laurence. Among other tunes, … Continue reading

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#HCA Befriending Project at Camden Mela 2017

This Sunday, 16th July, HCA’s Befriending Manager, Kate, along with Hanif, our Bangladeshi Befriending Worker, will be recruiting volunteers and promoting services at Camden’s Annual Mela. The event takes place at Coram Fields, 93 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DN.  From … Continue reading

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