Under 5’s Get Creative

        The under 5s soft play has been getting busier as the summer term rolls on. Last week the little tots had a special surprise when they got to the Emerald Hall and found something a little different to their usual play. At the side of the hall, the children found a […]

A Lively Crafting Community

         Over the May half-term, we held a crafting community event in partnership with the Eden Project Communities and CIC Living Communities (Based in Camden). The one day event was free, starting from 11am and finished at 2pm with non-stop fun throughout! We had a workshop with bunting made from different materials, using […]

Flower Arranging Classes

    Flower Arranging has always been a popular activity with our over 55s. Peter works with our attendees to assemble the colourful array. The last project had our locals making sample floral handbags for a competition and the HCA Floral Shield. They used a range of different flowers and fabric. The good news is […]

Routes/Roots Exhibition Success!

                  The Routes/Roots community art exhibition was a huge success. It was held at the Bomb Factory Art Gallery in Kingsway over the Easter holidays. Over 100 members of Holborn Community contributed, as well as our wonderful volunteers – making different and original pieces of art. This includes; […]

Millman Street Learn The Art of Iberian Folk Dance

       Last week, our care group where treated to a wondeful workshop by the Iberian Folk Dancers. Taking inspiration from the Latin American culture, the group specialise in folk dance, practicing dances from places such as Mexico, Spain, Portugal and others. Millman Street Community Centre was mesmerised by the graceful moves as the […]

Eid-ul-Fitr

  There are two Eid’s that Muslims celebrate throughout the year. The first is Eid-ul-Fitr, this marks the end of Ramadan (a month of fasting, and becoming closer to God). It is a day of feasting and celebrating the acheivements and blessings received during the month of fasting. People celebrate by dressing up in new […]

Sunday Socials having tin foil fun!

          Last weeks’ Sunday Socials sessions was full of fun as our participants made some marvellous pieces with tin foil. They made bright and colourful ornaments of many shapes and figures, including; flowers. animals and flags. These were made in preparation for our upcoming Routes Roots Community Art Exhibition.   The […]

People Shaping Place – Helping Voices Be Heard in Holborn

Over the last few weeks HCA have been working with Urban Symbiotics to help people across Holborn have their say about the future of the area.  There are two things out for consultation at the moment – the Holborn Vision and the Holborn Liveable Neighbourhood Scheme.  The latter is especially important as having a say […]

Ramadan Mubarak!

      This Monday marked the 1st day of Ramadan, a month where Muslims all over the world fast for a period of 30 days – from sunrise until sunset.  It is a month of spirituality and a way to get closer to God by abstaining from food and water and also being more […]

Millman Street Engage in Creative Arts

Millman Street Community Centre have been very busy delving into the Arts! Thursday mornings have been curative for our over 55s, as they go on their own creative journeys!     Each week is something different, for instance, in week two participants applied ink to surface, placed paper on top and drew intuitively to a […]