When this is all over we will have learned the real meaning of community

By Pat Tulloch It is the week before lockdown, I self-isolate as I have an underlying health condition that makes me vulnerable to Covid-19. At the Fitzrovia Centre we are in the business of creating social cohesion through bringing people together, it becomes clear we will be unable to maintain safety and forced to close. …

Community centre offers help to set up mutual aid group

Front of community centre.

The Fitzrovia Centre on Foley Street has announced it will help people wanting to set up mutual aid groups to match volunteers with those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic. Centre director, Pat Tulloch, wrote to their newsletter subscribers to say that "in response to the coronavirus pandemic a number of mutual aid groups have …

Summer open day at community centre

Posters on notice board.

Fitzrovia Centre in Foley Street will welcome people to the building for a day of workshops and activities as part of FitzFest this June. "Come and celebrate the best of our neighbourhood with acoustic quartet, Yorker, Scale Down Poetry Collective and a session with the Fitzrovia Village dancers," says the invitation in their latest newsletter. …

Successful community centres ‘do not use community in their names’ says community centre chief

Front of community centre.

The Fitzrovia Community Centre in Foley Street is to reopen this autumn under a new name after a rethink by staff and trustees who want to bring more appeal to the building. Funded by Camden Council and with income from room hire the Fitzrovia Community Centre was opened in 2012 by Sarah Hayward, the leader …