HELPING THE PEOPLE OF CLAREMONT

Through the enormous generosity of some amazing and lovely people, we have now raised enough money to start the work to transform our building! We’re so excited and so grateful for the support. The Claremont building, which has been an important part of Islington’s community for over 100 years, will be around for many thousands of older people, and for the community at large, for at least another 100 years.

We’ll be putting up more information about what happens next as soon as we can.

In the meantime, we still need help!

It costs us a lot to run so many high quality classes and events and we are not funded by Central Government or the NHS. We’re a small charity and need to raise all the money needed from good people like you – people who care about others having opportunities for friendship, community, and lives which flourish! Can you help us reach particularly isolated older people? Can you contribute to keep Claremont’s amazing services going? The vast majority of what we raise is spent directly on our charitable services and we make the most of every penny.

Will you help?

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Details about the renovation works can be found here: Renovations

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OUR ACTIVITIES

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FEATURED VIDEOS

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Generations: A collaborative impro project involving members of Claremont, All Change Arts, Improbable, Central St Martins, and Islington Giving. Click the “Expand in all Directions” icon to watch in full size!

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The Flamenco Dancers de Claremont! A short clip from our Variety Show, Summer 2018, this time from another fairly recently formed group. As with the Ukulele group, the Flamenco Dancers mostly had never danced this style before joining. There’s also now a Castanets group! Click the “Expand in all Directions” icon to see full screen.

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Claremont’s ukulele group in action. Most had not played an instrument before joining the group and Tim now leads them to ever greater heights! Click the “Expand in all Directions” icon to watch in full size!

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Fred “Realness” teaching Claremont the funky chicken. Follow along at home (or work) and enjoy! One of the many special events at wonderful Claremont.

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A video about Claremont, made some years ago now, but still relevant. It’s a general overview of some of our work. Click the “Expand in all Directions” icon to view in full screen.

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A fantastic operatic performance at Claremont from the lovely folks at Healthpitch. OMG, Francesca can sing!!!

For details on this piece, see Healthpitch. Click the “Expand in all Directions” icon to see full size (and crank up the volume)!

FEATURED ACTIVITIES

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The date has nearly arrived when Claremont will again be at Tate Exchange!
Where: 'Tate Exchange' this is on level 5 of the Blavatnik Building which is part of Tate Modern
When: Friday 26th - Sunday 28th, 12:00-17:00
What: Come along and see Claremont exhibits on display every day, plus loads of free workshops including creative writing with Nichola on Friday and Gospel choir performing and delivering a workshop on Saturday.
You can see the full programme here: flourishinglives.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Flourishing-Lives-AGEncy-at-Tate-Exchange-full-pr...
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The date has nearly arrived when Claremont will again be at Tate Exchange!
Where: Tate Exchange this is on level 5 of the Blavatnik Building which is part of Tate Modern
When: Friday 26th - Sunday 28th, 12:00-17:00
What: Come along and see Claremont exhibits on display every day, plus loads of free workshops including creative writing with Nichola on Friday and Gospel choir performing and delivering a workshop on Saturday.
You can see the full programme here: http://flourishinglives.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Flourishing-Lives-AGEncy-at-Tate-Exchange-full-programme-listing-v5.pdf

Happy Easter! We are closed for Good Friday and Easter Monday but will be open as usual from Tuesday. We hope you have a lovely weekend and look forward to seeing you soon! ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Easter! We are closed for Good Friday and Easter Monday but will be open as usual from Tuesday. We hope you have a lovely weekend and look forward to seeing you soon!

 

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Thanks for all your hard work have a good break for easter

Happy holiday!

Wishing the wonderful Penton Street Coffee � a very Happy Easter! They kindly donated tea and a great selection of delicious treats to our Spring Fair ☺️ - if you find yourself with a bit of a cake craving over the Easter weekend they'll be open from 10am-3pm on Saturday! ... See MoreSee Less

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Wishing the wonderful Penton Street Coffee � a very Happy Easter! They kindly donated tea and a great selection of delicious treats to our Spring Fair ☺️ - if you find yourself with a bit of a cake craving over the Easter weekend theyll be open from 10am-3pm on Saturday!

Happy Easter!
We are open as usual this week until Thursday - although some tutors are off so if you have any questions about classes do call the office on 0207 837 3402. We are then CLOSED for Good Friday and Easter Monday and back open as usual on Tuesday 23rd.
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It looks fantastic and everyone having a ball. Very well done on all the organisation it took and to all helpers! What an amazing place this is, hard work, but what a joy to see the outcome of it all. ☺

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Our Madame Bovary project continues to cook up a creative storm - this time in the form of arts and crafts.
Also, join us this Friday for our Spring Craft Fair, 1.30-3.30pm, friends and family also very welcome!
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Fantastic workshop with our neighbours Sadlers Wells - an introduction to classical Indian dance. ... See MoreSee Less

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Fantastic workshop with our neighbours Sadlers Wells - an introduction to classical Indian dance.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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From our wonderful craft group - if trying out some arts and crafts has been on your mind, or it is after seeing this - you can find the group in the new hall every Friday morning from 10.30am-12pm, £2
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From our wonderful craft group - if trying out some arts and crafts has been on your mind, or it is after seeing this - you can find the group in the new hall every Friday morning from 10.30am-12pm, £2
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Happy 12 years to the fantastic Up Your Street - thank you for all the signposting and support!
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Happy 12 years to the fantastic Up Your Street - thank you for all the signposting and support!
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