Half Term Trip to Somerset House

As part of our Digital Media Project, 1A Arts took a group of 11-16 yr olds to see the "Good Grief Charlie Brown!" exhibition at Somerset House. They also took part in an exciting workshop with one of the professional artists in the exhibition.Read more

Sunday Social Animation: This is Ball

This February our Sunday Social for the 60+ gave 8 members of our local community the opportunity to create their very own short animated film in under two hours.    Titled "This is Ball" the video uses basic animation techniques to create a day in the life of a ball with wonderful results.Read more

Noor takes over: a young persons work experience at HCA

This February 1A Arts hosted talented young person Noor for a week's work experience. Here she shares her experience of her week at HCA, including twitter takeovers, camera skill sharing with our older person, a trip to Somerset House and much more!Read more

“It’s nice to be pampered”, Derek the Hairdresser at Millman Street

Once a fortnight our Older People’s Resource Centre at Millman Street hosts mobile hairdresser Derek Roman who gives a wash, cut and colour to many of our older members.Read more

Jewellery Making Workshops helps fund 1A Arts Young Studio for creative locals

This February Holborn Community Association hosted their second successful Jewellery Making workshop at 1A Arts.  The ticketed event saw attendees get creative learning a silver cut out and polish technique. Book your spot onto our next creative masterclass and help support creative young people at 1A Arts.Read more

It's hard not to be happy here! Holborn Community Association's Pottery Sessions

"It's hard not to be happy here!" UCL photojournalist Anoushka Gandhi writes about our children's pottery sessions at 1A Arts with the help of some wonderful UCL volunteers.Read more

Vote for AMATA VALE in Lift-off Sessions 2019

We are excited to announce that AMATA VALE, a short film produced by Reflekta films on our Summer Film project 2018, has been selected for this months' Lift-off Sessions 2019. This is an online event that showcases amazing indie films - after 2 rounds of voting the winning film will be shown at Pinewood Studios.Read more

HCA Partnership with local law firm Mishcon de Reya

Holborn Community Association is delighted to be the new charity partner of law firm Mishcon de Reya. Founded in 1937, the firm is also based locally in Holborn.Read more

Yoga For Women Classes

Holborn Community Association held a successful term of free women only yoga sessions at Bedford House.Read more

STEM Classes For 8-12 Years

Holborn Community Association has been working in partnership with Tybalds Estate and 3 fantastic student volunteers to host twelve weekly STEM classes for children aged 8-12 years.Read more

Festive volunteering at Millman Street

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Millman Street thanks to our festive corporate volunteers from Lloyds who spruced up our space with tinsel and gingerbread.Read more

Our Annual Report and AGM

We held a successful AGM in November, with over 50 local people in attendance. Guests also got to look at our new Annual Report 2017-2018.Read more

Getting creative with pots and poems

A group of over 60's have been getting creative with Pots and Poems at 1A Arts thanks to funding from Ageing Better in Camden and the Big Lottery Fund.Read more

Stantec in the Community, “Holborn: Stories Of Our Streets”

This Autumn, at our Millman's Street Resource Centre, local architectural firm Stantec hosted a reminiscence event for local people to attend, as part of their Stantec in the Community Week.Read more

Salsa at Millman Street

Our over 55's are putting on their dancing shoes and getting fit with our salsa classes.Read more

Our young filmmakers premiere at Bloomsbury Festival

Young filmmakers Reflekta Films worked with 1A Arts Holborn Community Association on their Summer Film Project 2018. In partnership with Sir John Soane's Museum.Read more

Spooky Halloween fun at our Under 5's event

We had a huge turnout for our Under 5’s Halloween Event. Guests enjoyed spooky bats and pumpkin decorating, a jumble sale and party music.Read more

We held our first ever Fun Palace

We held our first fun palace and it was a big success!Read more

Patterns in Poetry with the Francis Crick Institute

A unique creative workshop exploring science through art and poetry with local children.Read more

Science, Art and Poetry workshop at Millman Street

Older people take part in Patterns and Poetry workshop at our Millman Street CentreRead more

Open Studios at 1A

Our annual Open Studios event, part of Children's Art Week, was held on Thursday 14th June. We had a day of activities, with sensory storytelling for nursery children in the morning and Open Studios for older children and adults in the afternoon.Read more

Camden Young Carers half term roadshow May 2018

Young carers from Camden come to 1A Arts to learn about film making and create their own mini filmsRead more

Chelsea Fringe - Art in the Garden 19th May 2018

Fun in the sun at the Calthorpe Community Project's Art in the Garden eventRead more