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Monday 04 March 2024

Community Activities – Feb 24

Community Activities are organised by Covent Garden Dragon Hall Trust and Covent Garden Community Centre. Our newsletter keeps you informed!
Activities in March 2024 and coming up later in the year…

ENO – Dress Rehearsal of Jenůfa, by Leoš Janáček

Monday 11th March 2024, 14:00 to 17:00
Czech composer Leoš Janáček most celebrated opera. We have 30 tickets.

Jenůfa is a heart-breaking story of honour, love and sacrifice in a small community. The Guardian calls it a “fast-moving, emotionally rich, musically extraordinary [opera with a] plot straight out of soap opera.”

To register your interest please click the button below…

Card Game

Games @ CGCC

Monday 18th March: Pub Quiz in Comm Room @ CGCC 1.30pm
Monday 25th March: Whist in Bar @ CGCC 1.30pm
Wednesday 10th April: Bridge in Comm Room @ CGCC 1.30pm.


Wednesday 10:00 – 11:00
@Dragon Hall. Get Wednesdays off to a good start with a session of yoga at Dragon Hall!

Email John: john@dragonhall.org.uk

Chair Yoga:

Thursdays 11:00 – 12:00
@CGCC. A combination of yoga and pilates exercises done to music. Spaces available.

Email Phil: manager@cgcc.org.uk

Dragon Hall Review

Wednesday 13th March 14:00 – 15:00
DH Review @Dragon Hall. Come along and share your views, comments and make suggestions on Activities…



Thursdays 12:00 – 13:00
@Dragon Hall. Try dancing flamenco, beginners welcome, very adaptable for all! The first session is free! Then £5 a session.

Email John: john@dragonhall.org.uk

Qi Gong

Tuesdays @ 12.30 in Common Room
Qi Gong
, is a system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation
 @ CGCC Spaces available

Email Phil: manager@cgcc.org.uk

Tai Chi

Wednesdays @ 14.45pm in Common Room
@ CGCC Spaces available.

Tai Chi is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for self-defense and health.

Email Phil: manager@cgcc.org.uk

Mindful Walk in Green Park

Mindful Walk in Green Park

11:45 – 13:15 Wednesday 20th March 2024, & Wednesday 27th March. 
Led by Christine Coker, a trained walk leader and mindfulness practitioner. The walk is at a gentle pace with stops along the way to pause, reflect and make conversation. Please wear appropriate footwear and weather-appropriate clothes – we walk in sun or rain! Bring water with you…

Friday Lunch Club

For the Over 55s we have a Lunch Club at CGCC every Friday. Chef Karol cooks up some very tasty dishes each week. Booking in advance is ESSENTIAL!  To do that you need to send an email to manager@cgcc.org.uk. We open booking one week before – no exceptions!

Friday 15 March: CLOSED

Friday 22nd March: Roast Lamb. Booking opens Friday 15th March

EASTER CLOSURE: Friday 29th March & Friday 5th April

Friday 12th April: Salmon Fillet. Booking for 12th April opens Friday 5th April

One to One Advice Sessions

One to one advice on debt, benefits, housing or other general issues. Free

Sessions are on Wednesdays and last one hour. Appointments are essential.

Tea Dance

Tea Dance

Saturday 23rd March 12:30 – 16:00 @ Dragon Hall
Come along with your dancing shoes and join Edurne as she leads our next Tea Dance. A mixture of dance workshop and social dancing.

Cost £2.00

Email John to reserve your ticket…

Covent Garden Food Bank

Emergency Food Provision

Apply for support by clicking the button below. You will be given an appointment to collect a food parcel.

The Food Bank operates on Fridays and is collection only. Appointments are essential.

Back to Nature Gardening Workshops.

Phoenix Garden – Thursday 7th March & 14th March, 10:30 – 12:30
Come and learn some gardening tips and tricks at the glorious Phoenix Garden on Thursdays. Everything from veg & herbs, indoor gardening and pots for your patio…

Email John for a place…

Herb Planting

Regular Activities at Dragon Hall & CGCC

– Line Dancing (On Zoom)
12:00 – 15:00 Badminton (at Dragon Hall – Free)

10:00 – 12:00
Jewellery Class (at CGCC, class full)
12:30 – 13:30 Qi Gong (at CGCC – spaces available)

10:00 – 11:00
Yoga (at Dragon Hall – £5.00)
11:15 – 12:15 Pilates (at Dragon Hall – £5.00)
14:45 – 15:45 Tai Chi (at CGCC)
Advice one-to-one sessions by appointment

10:00 – 12:30
Digital Creating & Editing (at Dragon Hall, Free, booking essential)
10:30 – 12:30 Indoor Gardening
11:00 – 12:00 Chair Yoga (at CGCC)
12:00 – 13:00 Flamenco (at Dragon Hall – £5.00)
13:00 – 16:00 Badminton (at Dragon Hall – Free)

12:00 – 14:30
1-1 Digital Basics (at Dragon Hall, Free)
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Club (at CGCC – booking essential)
Food Bank Collections by appointment

Last Friday in the month at Dragon Hall is LB Camden Council Surgery – from 18:30 to 20:00. Councillors are available. Drop in to these sessions.

Can You Help Dragon Hall Trust?

Your donation will support vulnerable members of our communities.

Christmas Lunch – December 2022

Cartoon of John Hayes

Contact John at john@dragonhall.org.uk or 07759 646507 in case of an emergency. 

Be safe – and remember to laugh at the little things!