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  • See Wednesday for the Nordoff Robbins Morning Tea and Music Group

  • See Thursday for Yve's Morning Book Club

  • See 'From Our Friends' for an Exercise and Swimming Group

  • See Friday for FREE Jazz Nights watching the WTW Jazz Band rehearse.

GET TOGETHERS

Taking place all over Islington, you can pop along to one of our Get Togethers hosted in a variety of venues.

MONDAY

MONDAY

A CUPPA AND A CHAT WITH MONTHLY GUEST SPEAKERS
Duke of Cambridge, 33 St Peters St. N1 8JT.
Weekly. 12-2pm (except bank holidays).
Enjoy fresh coffee, great company and monthly special guest speakers (third Monday of the month):

15 Jan –  Town Hall stories by Barry Edwards, former Mayor of Islington
12 Feb –  Reminiscing about WWII with Fred Rooke
5 Mar – The history of Upper Street by Andrew Gardner

Call for details of future talks 0207 281 6018 or just pop along.

TUESDAY

TUESDAY

BETTER GET TOGETHER
Sobell Leisure Centre, Hornsey Road, N7 7NY
weekly from 9 January
10.30am-1pm. Cost: £2.
Table tennis, bowls, darts, short tennis, dominoes and use of gym.

ALMEIDA THEATRE COFFEE MORNING WITH IT SUPPORT
Almeida Street, N1 1TA
11am-12.30pm. Refreshments 50p.
9 January and 13 March only.
Come along for a coffee or bring your laptop, tablet or phone for IT help.

POETRY GROUP
Freightliners City Farm, Sherringham Road, N7 8PF
Last Tuesday of the month.
2-4pm. Free.
Calling all poetry lovers. Bring your own poetic creations or a much loved favourite to share over coffee and cake. A great opportunity to ‘workshop your poem’ with published poet Daisy Solomons.
www.freightlinersfarm.org.uk

GENTLE GARDENING AT CULPEPPER GARDENS
1 Cloudesley Road, N1 0EJ
Weekly, 13 February onwards. 12-2pm.
Relax in beautiful gardens with tea and sandwiches before undertaking a spot of gentle gardening. They are currently cultivating a rare herb garden and wildflower area. Your involvement and enthusiasm would be warmly welcomed.

BREAKFAST CLUB ANGEL
31 Camden Passage, N1 8EA
Fortnightly, 16 January onwards. 3-4.30pm. 
Fun and friendly free coffee afternoon with great conversation and refreshments.

WEDNESDAY

WEDNESDAY

UNION CHAPEL
Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
Third Wednesday of the month.
Meet host Jonathan for tea/coffee and biscuits from 10am-11am.
Organ recital 11am-12pm.

MUSIC THERAPY GROUP
Nordoff Robbins, 2 Lissenden Gardens, NW5 1PQ
Weekly. 2-3pm.
Play, listen, enjoy. All levels welcome, friendly and relaxed. Donations welcome. For further event details, venue information or travel advice call 020 7381 6018.

ARC GAMES AND CRAFTS
Arc Community Centre, 98B St Paul St, N1 7DF
Weekly. 2-4pm.
Fun and lively social group with crafts and games.

THE CORONET – LATE LUNCH & SOCIUAL CLUB WITH GAMES
338-346 Holloway Road, N7 6NJ
Weekly. 2.30pm-4.30pm.
Meet Ella at our ‘Age UK Islington’ table. Enjoy lunch, snack or just a cuppa. 20{99f86ddbfda07ac83ac2f2c640d119bb7a4fb9279bd38fffc938e81711e7be41} food discount.

THURSDAY

THURSDAY

CURIOUS ABOUT ISLINGTON?
Free sightseeing.

Meet our host at 10.30am for a tour of:

25 Jan – Gracepoint (former Bingo Hall), 161-169 Essex Road, N1 2SN.
22 Feb – White Collar Factory (and surrounding area), 1 Old Street Yard, EC1Y 8AF with Karen Elmes from Building Exploratory.
29 Mar – Packington Estate – meet at the Arc Community Centre, 98B St Paul Street, N1 7DF (off Packington St.

Call 020 7281 6018 to book.

YVE’S MORNING BOOK CLUB
Elk In The Woods, 37-39 Camden Passage, N1 8EA
Second Thursday of the month. 11am-12noon.

11 Jan – Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
15 Feb – The Sellout by Paul Beatty
15 Mar – The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson

PARK THEATRE
11-13 Clifton Terrace, N4 3JP
First Thursday of the month. 2-3pm.
Tea and cake in reserved area £1. Pay-what-you-can matinée tickets often available.

THE CORONET – IT HELP WITH BARCLAYS
338-346 Holloway Road, N7 6NJ
Last Thursday of the month. 5.15-7pm.
Bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone and your questions.

FRIDAY

FRIDAY

JAZZ NIGHTS
Hargrave Hall, Hargrave Rd, N19 5SP
Oct & Nov only. Last Friday of the month. 8pm-10pm.
Listen for FREE to the brilliant WTW Jazz Band rehearse.

EVENTS

EVENTS

RECIPE SHARING 
Drovers Centre, 19 North Road, N7 9EY
Second Thursday of the month from
11 January. 10.30am-12.30pm.
Monthly group meeting to cook and eat together using shared recipes and experience.

6-WEEK PUPPET-MAKING COURSE WITH LITTLE ANGEL THEATRE 
Drovers Centre, 19 North Road, N7 9EY
Wednesday 17 January-21 February. 10.30-12.30pm.
Learn to make puppets with an opportunity to perform at the end.

ART EVENINGS 
Drovers Centre,19 North Road, N7 9EY
Last Thursday of the month, 5.30-7pm.
Art, poetry and music evenings with exhibitions, guest speakers and performers.

PAINTING APPRECIATION
AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY
Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN
Thursdays 18 January, 15 February and 22 March. 11am-12.30pm.
Meet at the Sainsbury wing entrance.
Visit the gallery with trained leaders who will assist you to see a particular painting through new eyes.
Booking essential: 020 7281 6018.

REFLECTIONS: VAN EYCK AND THE PRE-RAPHAELITES EXHIBITION 
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN
Thursday 1 February. 11am-12.30pm. Free.
Meet in the Portico Main Entrance off Trafalgar Square.
Discover how van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait was one of the beacons by which the Pre-Raphaelites forged a radical new style of painting.
Booking essential: 020 7281 6018 or via Drovers.

ESTORICK COLLECTION 
39A Canonbury Square, N1 2AN
Monday 5 February. 11am-1pm. Free.
Free guided tour of the The Enchanted Room, Modern Works from the Pinacoteca di Brera. The Estorick opens its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from Milan’s Pinacoteca di Brera. Includes works by Umberto Boccioni, Gino Severini, Mario Sironi, Carlo Carrà, Giorgio de Chirico, Giorgio Morandi and Filippo De Pisis. Complementary tea and coffee.

Limited places. Booking essential: call 020 7281 6018.

NORTH KOREAN ILLUSTRATION EXHIBITION 
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, N1C 4BH
Thursday 1 March. 11am-12.30pm. Free.
Find out more about this mysterious country through illustration.
Booking essential: 020 7281 6018 or via Drovers.

 

FROM OUR FRIENDS

FROM OUR FRIENDS

WHITTINGTON PARK COMMUNITY CENTRE
Yerbury Road, N19 4RS
Over 60s Lunch Club – Monday to Friday. 11am-2pm. Two courses £3.50/Three courses £4.
Walk and Talk – Every Monday. 12.30-1pm. Meet in the café.
Book via 020 7272 1847 or 020 7561 5281 

HEALTHY MINDS, HEALTHY BODS 
Highbury Grange Medical Practice 

Izzwalkz HF – in partnership with Highbury Walkers – meet outside Highbury Pool and Gym Centre every Monday at 10am.

Izzwalkz CP – meet outside Highbury Grange Medical Centre every Thursday at 11am.

Great fun, chance to socialise, walks, light stretches, light exercise.

CAXTON HOUSE LIFESTYLE TUESDAY
Caxton House, 129 St. John’s Way, N19 3RQ
Every Tuesday. 9.30am-3.30pm.
Includes ‘Friends & Fitness’, handicraft session and IT drop-in.
Further info, call 020 7263 3151 

DANCE FOR OVER 55s 
Old Fire Station, 84 Mayton St, N7
Every Tuesday 2.15-3.30pm. Free.
Further info, call 020 7607 9794.

OSTEOPOROSIS WEEKLY EXERCISE CLASSES WITH HEALTHY GENERATIONS 
Call 07981 142 376 for more info. £3.
Andover Community Centre, N7 7RY. Wednesdays 11.00am.
West Library, N1 1BD. Saturdays 9.30am.
North Library N7 6JX. Saturdays 1.30pm.

MEN’S SOCIAL GROUP FOR OVER 55s 
The Old Fire Station, 84 Mayton Street, N7 6QT
Every Wednesday. 3-5pm.
Come by for tea or coffee, darts, cards, drafts or dominoes and other activities.
Further info, call 020 7607 9794 

DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY SCREENINGS
Crouch End Picture House, 165 Tottenham Lane, N8 9BY
Last Thursday of the month. 11am.
Further info: www.picturehouses. com/cinema/Crouch_End_ Picturehouse 

FCV DORCAS LUNCH CLUB 
Vibast Centre, 163 Old St., EC1V 9NG
Every Monday and Thursday. 12-2.30pm.
Two courses £4. Tel. 020 7689 1574.

TRANQUIL WELLBEING WORKSHOP
Hanley Crouch Community Assoc., Sparsholt Road, N19 4EL
Monthly therapeutic activities to raise awareness on health and wellbeing by various speakers.
Further info, call 020 7263 1067 

 

For Get Togethers information or travel advice, call 020 7281 6018. 

  • Booking is required where indicated.
  • Entry is free for many events, but sometimes there are charges for refreshments.
  • We occasionally have to make changes to event bookings so call to confirm times and dates.
  • For help with transport, call Dial-a-Ride or Taxicard.