Category Archives: Poetry

#Review of the year: 2018 at Millman Street Community Centre – Part 1

Let Holborn Community Association be the, erm, last to wish you a Happy New Year, 2019! Yes, it’s the penultimate day of January, so what better time to look back on the events of the last twelve months at Millman … Continue reading

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#Pottery and Poetry at 1A Arts

On Thursday, 1st November, several of our Millman Street Community Centre members enjoyed a day of Pots and Poems at 1A Arts, part of the Holborn Community Association family. Poems were produced, and pots thrown by our members.  Your potty … Continue reading

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#Pots and Poems at 1A Arts#New Workshop

Our friends at 1A Arts will be running Pots and Poems, a free fortnightly pottery and creative writing workshop for people aged 60 and over.  Sessions start on Thursday, 1st November 2018 and will run fortnightly on Thursday afternoons during term … Continue reading

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#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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