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    14 Jul 2022
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    A few weeks ago conversationalist group Heath Hands held a walking trail and workshop for our Make and Mend group. We foraged (sustainably – small...
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    19 May 2022
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    Last week we had a fantastic under 5’s singing and stories session run by musician Paul. Lots of fun was had and what a brilliant...
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    13 May 2022
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    It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme this year is Loneliness. Over the last 12 months we’ve regularly worked with over 1700 people...
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HCA News

Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme this year is Loneliness. Over the last 12 months we’ve regularly worked with over 1700 people...
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Eid Mubarak from HCA!

Eid Treats! Eid Mubarak! We had a lovely Eid celebrations to mark the end of Ramadan our Arts outreach projects on the Tybalds Estate. Children...
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HCA Walking Group

Over the past 10 months our walking group have made their way around the 78 mile Capital Ring walk, and this weekend will be finishing...
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We are hiring!

We’re looking for new team members to help keep HCA running, tumbling and creating over the next 12 months! We’re currently recruiting for front of...
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Youth Arts Group

Our Youth Arts Group runs every Wednesday evening for 13-24 year olds at our new centre Holborn House, as well as the 1A Arts Centre. ...
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HCA 101 Christmas Appeal 2021

Long before there was Holborn Community Association (as it exists now) there has been community activity, sports and clubs based around the current site of...
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Fun Palace 2021

We had so much fun taking part in Fun Palaces weekend again and this year we did it in our building Holborn House. Thanks so...
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Holborn House is open!

Holborn House, our brand new community building is now open to the public with a packed Autumn schedule ahead. The community space (previously called Bedford...
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Open House Weekend

Our new building Holborn House is almost ready and what a journey it’s been to get it to this stage. It’s first opening to the...
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Stand by your Nan podcast

A few months back Holborn Community Association hosted creative writer Rachel Sambrooks to run a storytelling workshop with older adults and young people for the...
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Exploring London on Foot

Over the last few weeks members of our community have been slowly making their way around the Capital Ring walk. We started in Woolwich on...
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Volunteers’ Week: Befriending

Our longstanding Befriending Scheme didn’t stop during lockdown. Many of our matches turned to technology to keep the conversations going.  Volunteer Laura shares with us...
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Volunteers’ Week: Leto

Over the years we’ve had some wonderful University Students at HCA who’ve volunteered with us thanks to UCL Volunteering. Leto is no exception and took...
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Volunteers’ Week: Harvey

It’s Volunteers’ Week, a time to say thanks for the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering. Throughout this week we will be...
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MHAW: Doorstep Help

It’s the final day of Mental Health Awareness Week and we are wrapping up our Weekend Takeover with a story about Doorstep Help. The scheme...
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MHAW: Margaret

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and we are sharing stories across HCA as part of our Weekend Takeover. Margaret Margaret’s husband sadly passed away just before...
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MHAW: Walking Group

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and we are sharing stories across HCA to mark it as part of our Weekend Takeover: Our walking group has been...
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What’s next at HCA?

With lockdown restrictions starting to lift and with a brand new building coming soon check out our upcoming dates and plans at HCA.   April: outdoor...
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Meet Chace: Media Arts Intern

Holborn Community Association continues to run its arts and media activities with thanks to zoom (and lots of creativity).  This term we are lucky to...
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Coronavirus: COVID-19 vaccine

Frontline health and social care workers are being offered the COVID-19 vaccine which will help protect you against the COVID-19 disease. HCA staff Ruma is...
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Remembering Betty Pine

Rebecca Pine, known as Betty, has sadly passed away after a suspected infection caught in hospital.  Betty received support from our Doorstep Help scheme and...
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Lockdown Update 2021

As England as a whole enters into Lockdown – we are continuing to run our services and activities moving most to digital delivery. We are...
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Millman Street Reopening

Our Operations Manager Andy Bater shares with us news about the Millman Street day centre reopening alongside some pictures of the space:  “After weeks of...
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#HCAVolunteers – Lizzie

Befriender Lizzie is no stranger to HCA news having been featured last year with her befriendee Eileen.  The Befriending Programme matches a local volunteer with...
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HCA is a #GREATInspiration!

We are delighted Holborn Community Association has been recognised as part of the government’s #GREATInspiration campaign – for having gone above and beyond and done...
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#HCAVolunteers – Wendy

Volunteer Wendy joined Holborn Community Association in June 2019 helping out with our Thursday Creative Communication group. She shares with us how it’s been helping to...
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Air quality survey

How things will be different  As we all try to work out what the new normal is we can say for certain lots of things...
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Welcome back

As lockdown eases we’re working to bring activities back to you.  At the moment our plans are as follows:  Arts on Tour will bring our...
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Thank you for your support

Since the impact of COVID-19 began, the last couple of months have been very different for everyone.  As an organisation rooted in bringing people together...
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#HCAVolunteers 2020 – Celia

It’s #VolunteersWeek and we wanted to shine a spotlight on some of our wonderful HCA volunteers! Our Befriending Scheme matches a local volunteer with an...
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