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A pub crawl through history: Guided walk

Local author Mike Pentelow and editor of Fitzrovia News will lead a guided visit to five of Fitzrovia’s historic hostelries stopping off in each one to have a some liquid refreshment and to talk about the pubs’ local and historical … Continue reading

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The Anarchist Free School in Fitzrovia: guided walk

Author Lydia Syson will lead a 60-minute guided walk and talk about the life of her great-great grandmother Nannie Dryhurst, a teacher at the International School — an anarchist free school — set up in Fitzroy Square in the late … Continue reading

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Discovering the Secrets of Fitzrovia: guided walk

Local resident Peter Twist of Camden Tour Guides Association will lead a walk through the hidden corners of this fascinating part of London. A compelling mix of the great and the good, the sublime to the ever so slightly ridiculous. … Continue reading

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Community activism in Fitzrovia – 1970-1985: Talk and presentation

Nick Bailey, long time resident and author of a book about Fitzrovia, will give a visual presentation looking at important sites of community activism, the struggle for housing and open space. Bailey will talk about the Tottenham Street Tenants Association, … Continue reading

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Planned events for Fitzrovia Festival 2015

Fitzrovia Festival 2015 events will take place between 15 and 28 June  All events are free unless otherwise stated. Donations are welcome. Events will be held at the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre, 39 Tottenham Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 4RX. 

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Fitzrovia Festival 2015 will take place in June

We are currently planning Fitzrovia Festival 2015. The events are likely to take place in the second half of June and will consist of a literary event, guided walks, an exhibition, and anything else we can think of doing on … Continue reading

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Winter walk: Fitzrovia in the news

Join us for a brisk winter walk around Fitzrovia from 1.30pm to 3.30pm on Saturday 14 December 2013. 

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Elvis Costello playing with Flip City at Fitzrovia Festival 1974

Singer-songwriter Elvis Costello was recently the subject of a BBC Four documentary. Having recorded 33 albums and had many hit songs he is widely regarded as one of the most versatile and intelligent performers of his generation. Costello played one … Continue reading

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Review of Fitzrovia Festival 2013

We celebrated 40 years since the first Fitzrovia Festival in 1973 with a number of events in June and September. Fitzrovia Festival 2013 took place from Saturday 22 June to Wednesday 26 June 2013, and from Wednesday 18 September to … Continue reading

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Fitzrovia Festival 2014

We are already planning Fitzrovia Festival 2014 — music, exhibitions and guided walks.

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