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Join us every Wednesday from 3.45 – 5pm at The Arc Centre, 98B St Paul St, N1 7DF for ‘Knitting with your Grandchildren’ – a new Get Together from professional knitting tutor Lydia Storan.

If you are local and over 55, come along for this FREE knitting session. Learn new knitting skills, revisit old ones and share them with your grandchildren (age 6+). If you do not have grandchildren but would like to come along, please do!

Please note each child needs to be with a responsible adult.

Just drop in from 3.45pm or call Activities Manager Ellie Shipman for more details on 0207 281 6018.

Looking forward to knitting with you!

TEMPLATE for Grandparents Knitting Flyers


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craft stall holloway fest

Our Get Together group at Whittington Park Community Association had a great time on Saturday at The Big Day Out in Whittington Park as part of the brilliant Holloway Festival.

The sun was shining and the atmosphere was vibrant as everyone enjoyed ice cream, music, dog shows, crafts, art, games and more. Our Get Together group, who meet at Whittington Park Community Association every Wednesday from 2 – 3.30pm gathered together their beautiful creations and set up their stall. We had some good sales, with the handmade toys proving popular as well as the cushions and baby clothes. All proceeds went back into the group to go towards more materials.

Everyone had a lovely time – so huge thanks to Katia from Whittington Park Community Association and Holloway Festival.






On Wednesday at our afternoon Get Together at The Arc Centre we had a special guest from Cubitt Gallery – artist Emily who came to talk to us about her project The Cake Museum, which will take place in the form of two workshops running up to Cubitt’s Spring Ball.

Cubitt Gallery are working with local people to create a tea dance and Spring Ball on Mon 27th May from 7 – 9pm (doors open at 6.30pm) at Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, N1 2UD


Emily told us about her project The Cake Museum. She is inviting you to share your stories or your favourite cake recipe over a cup of tea and a slice of cake in workshops to go towards the ball! The Cake Museum workshops:

Thurs 16th May –11am – 1pm – Claremont Project,
23 – 27 White Lion St, N1 9PD

Saturday 18th May –12 – 2pm – St Luke’s Centre,
90 Central St, EC1V 8AJ

Come and here more about The Cake Museum with Emily at The Duke of Cambridge Get Together on Monday 13th May from 12 – 2pm. 33 St Peters St, Angel.

Call Ellie for more details on 0207 281 6018.

We also enjoyed some card making, and made some wonderful creations!

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Join us every Wednesday from 2 – 3.30pm for arts and crafts at Whittington Park Community Association.

Join Whittington artist Katia, and Age UK Islington Get Together hosts – artist Izzy and textile designer Jeanne – to have a chat and get creative! Whether you are a beginner or a pro, this crafty afternoon is fun, imaginative and accessible to all. All our experts are on hand to help you develop your skills whilst you relax and meet some great new people!

Bring along your own projects or start something new. We have materials kindly donated available there too – from beautiful fabrics to recycled wools, needles and toy patterns!

Enjoy a drink at The Room Cafe too!

See you Wednesday! Call Ellie for more information on 0207 281 6018.

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Every Wednesday from 2 – 3.30pm join us for arts, crafts, knitting and stitching as we chat over a cuppa in The Room cafe at Whittington Park Community Association.

Making crafts in the session as well as continuing projects at home our attendees are a talented bunch who share their skills and welcome in new faces!

Joining Whittington Park’s resident artist Katia, our Age UK hosts artist Izzy and textile designer Jeanne are on hand to provide plenty of one-to-one support to get your needles clacking.

Come along next week! What skills can you bring? What would you like to learn? Call us to find out more on 0207 281 6018

2 – 3.30pm every Wednesday
The Room Cafe, Whittington Park Community Association,
Yerbury Road, N19 4RS

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