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  • Community Bulletin w/c 3 April 2021
    View this weeks newsletter here Last Updated on 4th May 2021 by Jason
  • Do Not Disturb
    The Story of a Political Murder and an African Regime Gone Bad. Michela Wrong (author) in interview with Ros Russell
  • Laptops and Devices
    Old laptops wanted for refurbishment and distribution to vulnerable groups.
  • Mental Health Awareness Week 2021
    During the week of 10-16 May join us for one or all of our mental health awareness events
  • Primrose Hill Art Trail – 13 June 2021
    On 13 June you will be able to view the work of local artists on the streets of Primrose Hill…
  • Community Centre re-opens on 19 April
    We are pleased to announce that the Primrose Hill Community Centre will re-open for more activities on 19 April. Until then the centre is closed apart from Ready Steady Go nursery classes, Narcotics Anonymous and our Neighbourhood Nosh project and temporary foodbank provision. We are also pleased to be able to tell you that Primrose Hill
  • Local Gardeners
    Join the Local Gardeners Whatsapp group to share all things gardening.
  • Annual General Meeting Report
    Over 70 people came along to our Virtual AGM on Thursday 28th January. We elected 9 trustees as follows: Amanda Dickins (Chair) Nadia Crandall Maureen Betts Lucy Cottrell Marijke Good Tim Kirkpatrick Doro Marden Jason Pittock Petar Savic The adoption of the Annual Report 2019-20 was approved and the introduction of a formal membership scheme
  • New Elizabethans with Andrew Marr
    Recording of Andrew Marr’s webinar
  • Centre Closure – January 2021
    Primrose Hill Community Centre will be closed until further notice due to the new strain of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and subsequent rapid rise in cases of the virus across London.  Our nursery will remain open as will Narcotics Anonymous and our Neighbourhood Nosh food project (and temporary foodbank provision) but all other activities will stop.  We
  • Neighbourhood Nosh New Years Eve
    Thursday 31 December, 11 – 12:45 The Primrose Hill Community Association is giving away bags of basic food and treats for children, including books, tomorrow, 31 December, and on Thursday 7 January between 11 and 12.45am. There will also be free, new, childrens books. This is while the Chalk Farm food bank is closed over
  • Food Giveaway on Xmas Eve
    We have collected so very much food from local shops for Neighbourhood Nosh that we have some to give away. Anyone who needs food should either come for fresh food outside the community centre or for a full food package on Thursday 24 December between 11.00 am and 12.45 pm. You can find us at
  • A Christmas Drink with the Neighbours video
    On This Page DonateStay in TouchVolunteer Thank you to everyone that helped put this event on, our volunteers, guests and hosts. You can also see photos from the event here. Donate The Primrose Hill Community Association runs, as a charity, a number of initiatives and events to enhance the community. If you have enjoyed any
  • Alice’s Mulled Wine
    On This Page IngredientsHow to makeDonations Local volunteer Alice’s recipe for mulled wine, ready for the Primrose Hill Christmas Drink with the Neighbours (online) Ingredients 1 x 750ml bottle medium-bodied red wine 300ml water 6 cubes sugar (or 6 heaped tsp) 1 orange – sliced 3-4 whole cloves (if you want to experiment with more
  • A Christmas Drink with the Neighbours – 15th December
    On This Page Online on 15 December 7.30-9.30pmRegister to Attend Online on 15 December 7.30-9.30pm An online opportunity for us to gather and enjoy some Christmas cheer. The Primrose Hill Choir will sing carols (and we’ll provide a hymn sheet so you can sing along at home). There will also be contributions from: Alan Bennett Annabel
  • Christmas Neighbourhood Nosh Appeal
    Neighbours helping neighbours Primrose Hill Community Association is offering food parcels of basic provisions plus treats over the holidays (18, 24th, 31 December, and 7 January) when our local foodbank is closed and children are not getting free school meals. We need Pasta Pasta sauce Rice Tinned tomatoes and soup Tinned beans, chick peas, lentils
  • PHCA AGM – 28 January 2021
    A date to put in your diary, the PHCA Virtual Annual General Meeting – 28th January 2021 at 7pm. Find out how we have been working during the pandemic and how we have adapted during this time. The evening will involve electing Trustees to Primrose Hill Community Association, who are then tasked with ensuring the
  • Neighbourhood Nosh
    Neighbourhood Nosh Primrose Hill’s Neighbourhood Nosh aims are: To improve the diet of people who find it hard to cook from scratch with fresh food To serve those in food poverty  To give people really tasty plant-based meals, moving away from a meat centred diet To give some ideas for good food on a budget
  • Reverse Advent Hamper
    Give back this Christmas. Put an item an day in a hamper (or box) over the month of November to give to a family at our local Foodbank for Christmas. Chalk Farm Foodbank RCLC/O Chalk Farm Baptist ChurchBerkley RoadEglon MewsNW1 8YS [map] More details can be found here. Last Updated on 11th November 2020 by
  • William Blake and Primrose Hill
    Wednesday, 25 November 7pm to 8pm “William Blake and Primrose Hill” An Illustrated presentation. “I have conversed with the Spiritual Sun – I saw him on Primrose Hill” WILLIAM BLAKE On the occasion of Blake’s birthday on the 28 November the talk explores Poet, Artist and Prophet William Blake’s connection to and the role he envisioned for Primrose Hill
  • Community Centre Update
    Unfortunately, just as we started getting back in the swing of things, another lockdown has been imposed. We will therefore be closing our doors again temporarily from Thursday 5th November, apart from to the permitted activities such as our nursery. We will follow all guidelines, and hope to re-open more fully from 3rd December. Last
  • Weekly Walk in Primrose Hill
    Every Wednesday at 10.30am. Meet inside Primrose Hill park gates at the entrance where Regent’s Park Road meets Primrose Hill Road. Walking in pairs to comply with guidelines. Get in touch here Last Updated on 10th November 2020 by Mick Hudspeth
  • Pauline Baines Obituary
    She was a stalwart! She came to Advanced French till a few years ago when only a fracture and the impossibility of leaving her lovely top floor flat made it a step too far. With the French group she read her way through Proust and was in her nineties part of a celebratory expedition to
  • Chair Yoga for All
    Last Updated on 24th October 2020 by Jason
  • French Lessons for Children with Club Petit Pierrot
    Last Updated on 24th October 2020 by Jason
  • Food Projects
    We have lots of food ideas to make use of our shiny new kitchen until a time when we might open as a cafe. If you would like to be involved in progressing some of these projects then please get in touch here. Some of the ideas include linking in with the foodbank to provide
  • A message from the Events Committee
    On This Page The View from the HillThe Finance Curse It’s not an easy time to be an Events organiser at the moment with our chances to come together in numbers so circumscribed. We have had to postpone our planned September Fashion Show in partnership with Mary’s Living and Giving, and probably our autumn Village
  • Julie has left the building
    We wish to thank Julie Stapleton for all her hard work for Primrose Hill Community Association over the last 4 years. Because of Covid, we had to reduce Julie’s hours, which didn’t work for her, so she took redundancy instead. Julie leaves with our very best wishes and she will be missed. Last Updated on
  • Primrose Hill Library set to re-open 24 August for trial period
    Primrose Hill Community Library will be re-opening on 24th August 2020. The hours will be: Monday 24th     11.00 – 13.00 Wednesday 26th     13.00 – 15.00 Friday 28th        11.00 – 13.00 This will be a trial period this will be for new book loans and returns of previous book loans only. Visitors are expected on
  • Art Trail Photos
    You can see photos from the Primrose Hill Art Trail here Last Updated on 5th August 2020 by Jason

Last Updated on 24th October 2020 by Jason