Volunteers are needed to help with Camden rough sleeper count

Someone sleeping on the street under a blanket.

Volunteers are being asked to help with counting the number of people sleeping rough in Camden this summer after concerns about the large increase in street homeless in the borough. "The Safer Streets Team will be carrying out a comprehensive count of people sleeping rough in Camden on a night in July and we are …

Film tells story behind Community Christmas Dinner 2014

Two women talking.

A short film has been released describing the organisation and activities that led up to the Community Christmas Dinner at the Indian YMCA in December. Made by the On Road Films project at Fitzrovia Youth in Action the short documentary is presented by Eden Steenkamp. Steenkamp visits the Surma Community Centre in Robert Street, Regent's …

Travel show offers a world of inspiration

Two women cycling.

If you are in search of an active holiday in 2015 then an event in west London during January will help you decide what to do and where to go. The Adventure Travel Show at Olympia London brings together a huge collection of travel companies, writers, filmakers and explorers, with stalls, talks, seminars and films. And Fitzrovia News is …

The creative spirit of Dylan Thomas is alive in Fitzrovia

Man holding oil painting.

By Nikki Shaill Since joining the Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia festival team just three weeks ago, I’ve delighted in discovering the creative community and lively neighbourhood that lies between the busy streets of Tottenham Court Road and Warren Street. This week I had the pleasure of meeting members of collective Art Fitzrovia, discussing Dylan Thomas with them …