Community Noticeboard

Here you can find all of the community events open to registered clients of Islington Centre.

If you are an organisation and would like to invite our community to an event please email info.islingtoncentre@gmail.com


June 2022

Refugee Week Football

Run by: Arsenal Hub

When? Monday 20th June from 12 – 3pm.

Where? Arsenal Hub, 56 Benwell Rd, London N7 7BA

To sign up or for more information: call or text Anya on 07424 504 469.


May 2022

A chance to eat, socialise and get information on the Covid vaccine

Run by Finsbury Park Mosque all are welcome, regardless of faith.

Food provided

When? Monday 30 May and Monday 6 June, 6–8pm.

Where? 7 – 11 St. Thomas’s Road
London, N4 2QH


Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2022

Run by The Wallace Collection

Writing with Mindfulness, Thursday 19 May, 11am (UK time) 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89348414879?pwd=WW1lWWFoaFV5OGdUMzBNN2svUkdTUT09
Meeting ID: 893 4841 4879
Passcode: 567467


Drama Group for 15-25 year olds.

Run by Pan Intercultural Arts

Food and Travel Expenses provided

When? Thursdays 6-9pm

Where? Near Euston, North London

To sign up or for more information: Call or WhatsApp 07719049160 or email e.skinner@pan-arts.net


Free Online Intro to Digital Course

Run by Code Your Future

The course is open to everyone and can provide laptops, internet access, transportation and childcare.

When? You can start anytime. Completing the course takes on
average between 20-40 hours

Where? Online

For more information click here.

To sign up: https://course1.codeyourfuture.io/sign-up


Music and Voice Workshop

Run by Accumulate – The Art School for the Homeless.

Food and Travel Expenses paid for

When? Every Thursday, starting this Thursday 12th May, 4pm – 6:30pm

Where? St Andrew’s Church, Short St, London SE1 8LJ

To sign up: please tell your Group Leader or Ruth on 07466 381959


Embroidery and Textiles Workshop

Run by Accumulate – The Art School for the Homeless.

Food and Travel Expenses paid for

When? Every Wednesday, starting this Wednesday 11th May, 4pm – 6:30pm

Where? St Andrew’s Church, Short St, London SE1 8LJ

To sign up: please tell your Group Leader or Ruth on 07466 381959


Theatre and Storytelling Project

Open to refugee and asylum-seeking young women.

Run by Phosphoros Theatre

The project will be in London and travel expenses will be paid.

When? 28th May – 1st June
10am – 4pm

Where? London

To sign up: bit.ly/joinourdramaproject


Tour by Kal of the first underwater tunnels in the world

Run by The Brunel Museum

When? Friday 06/05/22 at 10:45 – 12:00

Where? The Brunel Museum Railway Avenue Rotherhithe
London SE16 4LF

Get in touch with: Anya, 07424504469 or anya.islingtoncentre@gmail.com


Free Meals on Saturdays

Run by Food Cycle

When? Saturdays at 1:00pm

Where? Finsbury Park Community Hub, Corker Walk, London, N7 7RY

For more information: click here


Free TV-making Program

Participants will discuss, plan, vote on and work in crews to make a programme, show or short film of benefit to the public and be credited for it.

Run by WORLDwrite

When? Online introductory evening on Thursday 26th May and training runs until Sunday 17th July

Where? Online and at a centre in Hackney.

For more information and to apply: click here


April 2022

Free Art Workshops with Community Arts

Run by Studio 2: Migrant Arts Community Project

When? Thursday evenings, 5:30pm-8:30pm.

Where? RARA, 2 Grosvenor Way, London E5 9ND

Dinner and Travel Expenses paid for

If you’re interested please email studio2communityarts@gmail.com


Free creative workshops with Accumulate

Run by Accumulate – The Art School for the Homeless.

When? Tuesday 5th April,  2-4:30pm for 10 weeks

Where? St Andrew’s Church, Short St, London SE1 8LJ

Food and Travel paid for

If you’re interested please tell your Group Leader, or talk to Anya or Martha.


March 2022

Embrace – Professional Development Training with Protein Dance

When? Monday 14 & Tuesday 15 March 2022

Where? Online on Zoom

For more information: please click here

To book tickets: please click here


BGP & Fast Fashion Therapy – Fabric Care and Repair after your period

FREE online sewing workshop sharing practical skills to help remove the shame from saving your clothes & textiles after period stains.

Date: 1st March 
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm 
Where: Online via Zoom 

If you are interested in attending the FREE workshop please let Terri know via email at terri@bloodygoodperiod.com before Wednesday at 4 pm so your sewing kit is able to reach you in time! 


Feburary 2022

Heath Hands

Free nature activities on Hampstead Heath

  • Guilded walk of Highgate Wood 25th February
  • Forest bathing 9th March
  • Free nature activities every month and opportunities to volunteer all year-round

For more information, contact info@heath-hands.org.uk or look at https://www.heath-hands.org.uk/.


Mabadiliko Emotional Support Group

Emotional Support Group for Caribbean Migrant Women will be starting on Thursday 24th February 2022, 12-2pm.

To register, click here Mabadiliko Emotional Support Group


Dance Workshop at Islington Centre with Luca from Protein Dance

When? 11-12 on Wednesdays

23rd Feb, 2nd March and 9th March

Where? Islington Centre, 16-18 Cross St, London N1 2BG

For more information: please click here

or Contact: michael@proteindance.co.uk

033 0500 2020


Free Pilates Sessions for Men

When? Starting Tuesday 8th February, 2pm-3pm

Where? Girdlestone Community Centre, 151 Salisbury Walk, London N19 5DX

To book, please email: girdlestonecc@gmail.com

For more information, please click here.


Free Pilates and Mindfulness Sessions for Women

When? Starting Tuesday 8th February, 12:40pm-1:40pm

Where? Hargrave Hall, Hargrave Road, London N19 5SP

To book, please email: info@hargravehall.co.uk

For more information, please click here.


Speak Street Art Talks visit to The Mercers’ Company

When? 4th February 10.45am

Where? Meet at the entrance or at Bank Station bus stop.

To book your free ticket text or WhatsApp Joanna on 07716050181.


January 2022

Creativity is Good For You Art Party and Exhibition

Art party and exhibition run by Accumulate – The Art School for the Homeless.

When? Thursday 20th January,  6-9pm

Where? Briffa Legal Ltd, 52 Upper Street, N1 0QH

To register please sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creativity-is-good-for-you-tickets-223821214277


Enrol for Free Courses at Adult Community Learning

Free courses for Islington residents

When? Wednesday 5th January, Thursday 6th January and Friday 7th January 9.30am – 4pm

Where? The Community Centre, 76 Parkhurst Road, N7 0FF

Website:https://adultlearning.islington.gov.uk/

For more information please call, text or WhatsApp 07734777466


Islington Working – Support finding work for Islington Residents

How? https://www.islingtonworking.co.uk/

For more information and to sign up to the IWork bulletin: click here


MamaSuze – Women & Children’s group

When? Friday 14th January and Fridays afterwards from 12.30-2.30pm.

Where? St Mary’s Garden Room, Upper Street, London, N1 2TX

For more information please contact
Annabel 07801698030
Catherine 07984883221


Digital Skills courses – build confidence using the computer for Islington Residents

Where? Light Project Pro International,
The Exchange, Watkinson Road, N7 8DE

When? Beginner course: Tuesday 9:30am-12.

Advanced course for improvers: Tuesday 1:00-3:30pm

For more information or to book onto a course: contact 020 7833 4009 or info@lppi.org.uk