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    03 Apr 2020
    Our Doorstep Scheme so far has enabled us to support 50 local older people with food delivery, prescription/medical supplies and help topping up energy metres....
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    30 Mar 2020
    March 30 2020 As we adapt to these strange new circumstances, we hope that you are beginning to find some routine and ways to stay...
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    23 Mar 2020
    It’s been almost a week since we took the difficult decision to close our services due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We want to keep you...
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HCA News

Carers getting creative

Our Carers Art Group got busy in the studio on Wednesday morning experimenting with a range of mediums, from oil paints to watercolour.     ...
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Food Explorers Recipe Book

We present to you the Food Explorers recipe book! Over six weeks we invited local foodies to share their favourite recipes with a very welcoming...
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Holborn: Stories Of Our Streets

Last year at Millman Street local architectural firm Stantec hosted a reminiscence event for local people to attend, as part of their Stantec in the Community Week....
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Christmas comes early at HCA

In October, Hazel our Community Arts Manager was joined by special guest, Adrian Lee. Adrian is the Studio Manager at Cockpit Arts Holborn. Cockpit Arts...
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Just launched! #activeHCA

HCA this Autumn is launching our #activeHCA theme, showcasing the brilliant ‘active activities’ we run and celebrating the amazing people who take part in them.    ...
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Carers Art Group

Our new Wednesday morning art group for carers got off to a great start last term. From painting to sketching, and even applying transfers, we...
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Millman Street Embraces the Heat

This summer Millman Street Community Centre has been keeping active and staying cool with a number of social activities for its older-people members.    At the...
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Open Studio 2019

There was a riot of colour, chatter and creativity at 1A Arts last Thursday when we opened our doors for our annual Open Studio.  There...
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The Millman Street Singers

The Millman Street Singers runs every week from HCA’s Millman Street Community Centre.  Started eleven years ago, the group consists of Millman Street members and...
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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.

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.

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!

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.

Yoga For Women Classes

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Following the advice set out by government on 16th March we have sadly taken the decision to close the majority of our activities for the moment.   Our care provision for members at Millman Street will continue for now.  Our Befriending Scheme will start linking people by phone
The following activities will cease as of today
Activities for drop in members at Millman Street
Gymnastics, Taekwondo and Ballet sessions
Pottery sessions
Daily Under 5’s sessions
Media Arts Club
Sport Meets Art
Creative Communications Sessions
Carers Art Group
Over 60’s pottery and creative writing
Activities for drop in members at Millman Street
Digital Storytelling
Make and Mend group
Like many of you we are thinking hard about how to support the community over the next few months.  We will be in touch with details of what our offer looks like, how you can help and how you can get help.  In the meantime you can also join local ward based whats app and facebook groups organising support – follow this link to see how you can help