LATEST NEWS

Caxton House Decarbonisation Project

in partnership with Power Up North London 

  

In partnership with Power Up North London we’ve been working hard to lower our carbon footprint and work towards Islington Council’s aim to create a net zero carbon Islington by 2030. To date we’ve saved over 40 tonnes of carbon!

 

Click below to find out more, and see our Decarbonisation Project display on the ground floor, including our 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle' bunting made by the craft groups.

 

Find out more about the our sustainability here.

New Tai Chi Beginners Classes

Tuesdays 3.30pm

 Start exploring a graceful form of exercise with Tai Chi, for more information contact Steph: folwer.steph@gmail.com

Choose us as your Co-op Local Cause!

 

We're thrilled to announce we've been chosen as a Co-op Local Cause this year, so please choose us a yours! Anytime you buy Co-op own brand merchandise and select servives, Co-op members can earn 2p for every £1 spent for themselves and local organisations and charitable causes.

  

Visit our membership page here

Gentle Exercise is back!

Starting 7th April
Thursdays 11am-12pm in the Main Hall £3

 

 Join us for our Gentle Exercise class, a great way to rebuild your fitness and improve your health. Gentle movements and routeines that can be done chair-based. For more information contact the Main Office on 0207 263 3151 or email sue.collins@caxtonhouse.org

Zumba Gold and Zumba Toning
are back!

Zumba Gold starts 5th April, Tuesdays
in the Main Hall 9.15-10am £3

Zumba Toning starts 11th April, Mondays
in the Conference Room (1st floor) 7pm £5
 

 They're nearly back! Our very popular Zumba classes are back in person. Zumba Gold is the Zumba for all - suitable for different levels of fitness. Zumba Toning is the perfect compliment to your work out - focusing on toning. For more information contact the Main Office on 0207 263 3151 or email sue.collins@caxtonhouse.org

Free 5-week Sewing Courses

with The Recycle & Stitch Studio

Thursdays: Adults 1-3pm Young Adults (13-19) 4-6pm

 Join us for our new Recycle & Stitch Studio! Free 5-week courses with small groups of 4/5 people. You'll get 1-1 support, learning hand and machine sewing techniques. We focus oon teaching skills with sustainability, using vintage, donated and upcycled fabrics. We'' match you to a course that reflects your interests and sewing experience, so get in touch for more information or to book a place: 

020 7263 3151 or email sue.collins@caxtonhouse.org

Design & Storytelling Sessions.. in preparation for our Jubilee Festival! 

Design Session - for the community Mosaic:

Monday 23rd May 2022, 12-2pm in the Community Room (ground floor)

Help us design our next mosaic! We'll be design a mosaic that will be created by everyone at the Jubilee Festival on the 4th June. So come along, feel free to bring magazines or images for collage and items to includes in the mosaic - such as broken tiles, crocery, and even unusual knick-knacks! (The mosaic will be going outside so items need to hold up to the weather, e.g. ceramic, glass, plastic)

Multilingual Storytelling

Monday 23rd May 2.30-4.30pm, Wednesday 25th May 2.30-4.20pm, Friday 27th May 11am-4pm (please contact us for room location)

As part of the festival we'll be telling stories, both live and pre-recorded, in as many languages as we can! We're holding sessions to record people telling a story, poem, or anecdote, which we'll then play on the big day!

 

Light refreshments provided at all of the session, for more info contact: 

020 7263 3151 or email sue.collins@caxtonhouse.org

Download the flyer here.

Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Community Mosaic & Festival

Saturday June 4th 2022,  12-6pm 

Help us commemorate the Platinum Jubilee with our next Community Mosaic! A day full of free activities, food and fun, bringing together all our communities and rich cultures.

  

Find out more here or download the leaflet (including map showing other local events!) or contact us: 

T: 020 7263 3151    E: sue.collins@caxtonhouse.org

The Hillrise Summer Festival is back!!!

Saturday 23rd July 2022, 1-4pm

 We thrilled to announce the Hillrise Summer Festival is back - our biggest event of the year, jam-packed with loads of free activities, great food and brilliant information and advice stalls from local community organisations.

Keep an eye out for our signature Festival Map, they should be popping through the door soon. Or watch this space and download it yourself.

 

For now have a look at the poster for a sneak-peak at what to expect on the day.

 

For more information contact us on 020 7263 3151 or email sue.collins@caxtonhouse.org