Charlotte Street Association annual general meeting 2013

By News Reporters The Charlotte Street Association, the longest-running campaign group in Fitzrovia, are to hold their annual general meeting on Tuesday 14 May. Now in their forty-third year, they comment on planning and licensing applications and campaign for more affordable housing, open space and environmental improvements in Fitzrovia. They initiated the Fitzrovia Area Action …

Argentine Film Festival special event in Charlotte Street

By News Reporters The second Argentine Film Festival kicks of next week and includes a private film showing of ‘Ways of Wine’ at the Charlotte Street Hotel screening room. Gaucho Restaurants are offering an exclusive combination of film, wine and dinner on 17 April to celebrate Malbec World Day.  ‘Ways of Wine’ is the story of Charlie Arturaola, …

Parents of Amy Winehouse proud of Camden’s young film makers

Camden Youth Action! Film Showcase 4 April 2013 By News Reporters Young people took the spotlight last Thursday for an unforgettable evening of music, film, and live performances at the Camden Centre. Organised by local charity Fitzrovia Youth in Action, the Camden Youth Action! Showcase brought together young film makers, music producers, and performers, to …

Editorial meeting, empty buildings, Spare Rib, shops, and waiting for expensive hotdogs

Readers and contributors We're having our regular monthly editorial and social evening at 7pm tonight (Tuesday 2 April) at Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association, 39 Tottenham Street, London W1T 4RX. Come along and meet the neighbours and enjoy some food and drink. Please tell us what you think of Fitzrovia News: take a few minutes to complete our readers' survey https://news.fitzrovia.org.uk/2013/03/17/readers-survey-what-do-you-want-to-read-about-in-fitzrovia-news/ And here's a …

Wobble and Sharpe dub Fitzrovia with the ghosts of seventies jazz funk

By News Reporters A new jazz album has a CD cover featuring many of Fitzrovia's distinctive buildings and takes its name from the neighbourhood. Entitled Kingdom of Fitzrovia it's a collaboration between Jah Wobble and Bill Sharpe, and pays tribute to the area's mix of architectural styles and its artistic past and present. It was recorded at the Music …

Coming up: meetings, music, film, art, consultations, advice and activities

Westminster City Council are presenting plans for a new Marylebone Library at Marylebone Library from Thursday 14 to Wednesday 20 March 2013. It will be a chance for you to meet the architects and council officers working on the scheme, see the latest designs and ask questions you may have. Website. Fitzrovia Trust Annual General Meeting: 12.30pm Tuesday …

London Festival of Architecture 2012 in Fitzrovia

By Laura Broderick ‘The Playful City’ is the theme for this year’s London Festival of Architecture, running from 23 June – 8 July 2012. From reinterpreting familiar places through new installations and animations, redesigning public spaces to encourage physical fitness in the spirit of the Olympic Games, to testing interactive forms of consultation and planning …