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    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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    26 Nov 2021
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    The Holborn Aqua Fit group have met up weekly for over 20 years to get active in the pool. This year they have taken on...
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    19 Nov 2021
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    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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HCA News

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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Telephone Befriending – Kate

We have continued our Befriending scheme during Covid-19, adapting it to regular phone calls and working in partnership with Doorstep Help.  We caught up with...
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