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?

Details about the renovation works can be found here: Renovations

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OUR ACTIVITIES

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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)!

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And we're open! The refurbishment is still underway so not quite back to normal but a far more familiar looking timetable is up and running again and of course the office is open - so please do pop up to the top floor and say hello! ... See MoreSee Less

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I did my first ballet class today ! I loved it 😁. Thank you so much !

One week to go until we (partially) reopen! Check out our September timetable below, including any changes in venue for some classes as the building work continues in parts of the building... ... See MoreSee Less

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One week to go until we (partially) reopen! Check out our September timetable below, including any changes in venue for some classes as the building work continues in parts of the building...

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When is the re-opening party ??

Looks like blue skies for the Bank holiday! Why not kickoff the long weekend tomorrow by joining us for our coffee morning at Culpeper - 10.30am-12.30pm, free and all welcome! ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

Looks like blue skies for the Bank holiday! Why not kickoff the long weekend tomorrow by joining us for our coffee morning at Culpeper - 10.30am-12.30pm, free and all welcome!

'Everybody's a work in progress. I'm a work in progress. I mean, I've never arrived... I'm still learning all the time.'
Renee Fleming
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1 month ago

Everybodys a work in progress. Im a work in progress. I mean, Ive never arrived... Im still learning all the time.
Renee Fleming

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Paul, you're quoting a singer, not a builder.

Wow exciting times!

The demolition work is going at full speed! Pretty amazing to get glimpses into it and exciting to get a real feel for how it will be. Builders accidentally cut all phone lines today though, so apologies if you’ve had trouble reaching us!

We can't wait for our Buckingham Palace State Apartments tour tomorrow - and we understand they are also having a bit of work done, but hopefully less noisy and dusty than it is here! ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

We cant wait for our Buckingham Palace State Apartments tour tomorrow - and we understand they are also having a bit of work done, but hopefully less noisy and dusty than it is here!

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Well the Buck House tour was the icing on the cake of all the splendid Claremont arranged tours. What was there not to like! Red plush, gilt and gold, art forever and Priscilla and Sheila looking after us. I even had a buggy ride to exit by the front gate. Show off!

Do not cross... ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

A couple of photos from last month's theatre workshop - the process looked like a lot of fun and it was certainly great to see the end result - thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

A couple of photos from last months theatre workshop - the process looked like a lot of fun and it was certainly great to see the end result - thank you!

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Ah I'm missing you Claremont!

Our office is empty, now to finish packing the rest of Claremont into the Old Hall -and huge thanks to Derek, our wonderful ballroom teacher for all his help! ... See MoreSee Less

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Our office is empty, now to finish packing the rest of Claremont into the Old Hall -and huge thanks to Derek, our wonderful ballroom teacher for all his help!
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