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Fitzrovia Festival 19-25 June 2017

We’ll be celebrating the life and history of the neighbourhood with a series of non-commercial events including exhibitions, literature, and guided walks, from Monday 19 to Sunday 25 June 2017 If you are interested in the past, present, and future … Continue reading

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Derwent Dystopia 2: guided walk, 12 noon Saturday 25 June 2016

If you thought things could not get any worse with the destruction of Fitzrovia, this guided walk will make you think again. This 90-minute trek around the neighbourhood will tell the story of the past, present, and future of the neighbourhood. … Continue reading

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Pubs and Literature: guided walk, 6.30pm Thursday 23 June 2016

Author and Fitzrovia News editor Mike Pentelow will lead a guided walk around Fitzrovia’s pubs and talk about the neighbourhood’s literary connections. The walk will be based on the book Characters of Fitzrovia written by Mike Pentelow and Spare Rib … Continue reading

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Researching the Shakespeare Hut: exhibition, 5pm to 7pm on Wednesday 22 June 2016 at Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre

An exhibition about the little known story about the YMCA Shakespeare Hut, a building opened on the side of the current London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1916 to house and entertain troops on leave during WWI. 

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Paddy of Radio 4 Writers Tour: guided walk, 12 noon Sunday 19 June 2016

Over the years Fitzrovia has attracted many influential writers. From the birth of feminism to wild bohemian orgies Fitzrovia has seen it all. 

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Punk rock, racism and anti-racism: guided walk, 12 noon Saturday 18 June 2016

From concert venues to recording and TV studios Fitzrovia has many connections with punk rock, the cultural phenomenon that changed music and fashion forever. The Clash recorded here, the Sex Pistols played live and made videos here and for a short … Continue reading

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Photos and books about the neighbourhood: 10am to 4pm Saturday 18 June 2016

An exhibition of old photographs and a browse and buy stall of books about the neighbourhood. We have an archive of photographs going back to the 1970s. We have books by local authors including publications by the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association, … Continue reading

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Discover the secrets of Fitzrovia with our 2016 festival

There’s a lot going on in Fitzrovia. Its history is packed full of surprises but also the area is changing fast as property developers rip down buildings, erect glass, steel, pre-laid brick facades, and pastiche Georgian frontages. Our community festival … Continue reading

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Planned events for Fitzrovia Festival 2016

Provisional dates for Fitzrovia Festival 2016 are: Saturday 18 to Saturday 25 June. Planned events included an exhibition of old photographs, books about the neighbourhood, and a series of guided walks exploring the the past present and future of the neighbourhood … Continue reading

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The Derwent Dystopia: guided walk

A guided trek around the neighbourhood to see how it is changing — and not for the better. Join this walk which looks at how the buildings, residential community and whole neighbourhood is undergoing rapid change. Find out about the … Continue reading

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