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 …

Greening Fitzrovia from the Grass Root

Sheep on green roof.

By Denise Julien Fitzrovia has a unique character, filled with an amalgamation of spirited souls, who bring about the very best environment to live in and, continuously shaping patterns of social cohesion. By Denise Julien Fitzrovia has a unique character, filled with an amalgamation of spirited souls, who bring about the very best environment to …

Volunteer to help create a community garden

Garden.

The Fitzrovia Community Centre is looking for volunteers this Sunday to help create a community garden. The community garden project will make significant improvements to a courtyard and help to make it a quiet garden space for all to sit and socialise. Those wishing to lend a hand and do a bit of digging and planting, please wear some work …

Fitzrovia Community Centre considers a more unique identity

By Kierra Box You might have walked past Fitzrovia Community Centre (FCC) this week – but how many of you have gone inside or got involved? Staff and volunteers at Fitzrovia Community Centre in Foley Street have spent the past year getting the centre up and running, so it’s now time to get more Fitzrovia …

Fitzrovia’s community groups see opportunities but are threatened by cuts to funding and rising costs

By News Reporters Fitzrovia has a thriving voluntary sector but it is threatened by a lack of new people to continue the work of an increasingly older generation of volunteers, cuts to funding, rising costs, and a town hall that considers residents a nuisance, according to some of the speakers at an event on Monday …

Edward Turner is a man with a plan for corporate governance

Lulu Rumsey meets the chairman of the Fitzrovia Community Centre Ltd to talk about the challenge of running a voluntary organisation in difficult times. The recently inaugurated Fitzrovia Community Centre is a welcome addition to Fitzrovia’s wonderfully varied cultural landscape. I met with the organisation’s chairman Edward Turner to learn more about the bright future …

Ribbon cut and speeches made at official opening of Fitzrovia Community Centre

By News Reporters Sarah Hayward leader of Camden Council yesterday cut the ribbon to officially open the Fitzrovia Community Centre. The event was watched by Dr Cyril Nemeth, deputy mayor City of Westminster, many residents, and representatives of local businesses. Edward Turner chair of Fitzrovia Community Centre Limited then welcomed everyone into the building for …

Fitzrovia Community Centre to be officially opened by leader of Camden Council

A series of events will celebrate the opening of the new community facility on Thursday 28 June 2012 By News Reporters The Fitzrovia Community Centre will be officially opened by the new leader of Camden Council Sarah Hayward on Thursday 28 June 2012. Throughout the day there will be a series of events open to …

New Community Centre building complete but signing of contracts delays public opening

By Angela Lovely The new Fitzrovia Community Centre has now been completed however arrangements for the drawing up of contracts and taking control of the building have yet to be finalised. Users of the building are likely to start moving in over the summer months as each contract for use is signed. The Fitzrovia Community …