‘FIFA approved’ 5-a-side pitch draws a crowd of supporters and opponents

Astro Turf pitch.

A new playing surface at a sports pitch in Fitzrovia will revitalise the public open space says a youth charity but opponents say that football is being favoured over other sports and local children's playtime at the ground is being cut. Fitzrovia Youth in Action (FYA) has taken over the management of The Warren sports pitch under a license from Camden …

Free holiday entertainment for children under 11-years-old in Fitzrovia

Art activities for children.

Three weeks of free summer holiday activities for children under 11-years-old begins this week at Fitzrovia Community Centre in Foley Street. Organised arts, music and drama activities will be available in the mornings, then after lunch there will be a special afternoon out to visit exhibitions suitable for children at local museums and art centres. The events run from …

Play areas and organised activities for young people in Fitzrovia

Playground and open space.

By Sandra Wheen Parents of babies, children and young people may like to know that Fitzrovia has a variety of small play areas and regular organised activities. Young people and their carers have plenty of opportunity to get more out of living here. The Fitzrovia Community Centre has many activities for parents with babies and children up to age 4, but there …

Housing trust conjures up a tea party at children’s playground

Conjurer entertaining.

Local housing charity The Fitzrovia Trust held a tea party at the Fitzrovia Children's Playground in Whitfield Street this afternoon (Sunday 6 July). Children took part in games, face-painting and were entertained by a conjurer. The event was sponsored by the Fitzrovia Partnership. The Fitzrovia Trust acquires mixed-use properties to provide high quality affordable housing and works closely with councils …