Fitzrovia business owner says high rents and rates, and Crossrail delay, is putting her business at risk

Man and woman talking in shop.

A Fitzrovia shop owner appeared on BBC's Inside Out London programme this week to explain how the delay in the opening of Crossrail is affecting her business. Rowena Howie told BBC reporter Tom Edwards that she opened her shop Revival Retro in Fitzrovia in the hope that her business would benefit from the opening of …

Fitzroy Tavern will close to undergo year-long refurbishment

Pub on corner of street.

Fitzrovia's most well-known public house is to close for a year in order to undergo a complete refurbishment intended to restore it to how it would have looked in the late nineteenth-century when it first opened. Fitzrovia News has learned that The Fitzroy Tavern, on the corner of Charlotte Street and Windmill Street, will close in …

Fitzrovia gallery marks the centenary of the First World War

Watercolour illustration.

This month the Curwen Gallery in Windmill Street is to mark 100 years since the start of World War 1 with a special art exhibition. Tommy Atkins In the Great War is an illustrated  storybook intended for young children to gain an understanding of the tragic events in the First World War. The book tells …

The fascinating life and work of Naomi Blake

By News Reporters Naomi Blake the artist who created the sculpture which sits in Fitzroy Square gardens recently celebrated her 90th birthday. This month The Curwen & New Academy Gallery are holding a special exhibition to celebrate her work which will include highlights from throughout her career.  Alongside the exhibition a book -- Naomi Blake: Dedication in Sculpture -- which catalogues …