Two Temple Place Tour

Tuesday 15 November 2022


Good morning all!

Welcome to our weekly update of activities and future events. Please click on the links below to reserve or book your space.


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My Mobile number is: 07759 646507
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It's a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

Wednesday 23 November at 18.30

The classic Christmas story, redefined for a new generation.
Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s operatic adaptation of the genre-defining Frank Capra film of the same name, It’s a Wonderful Life will transport you to the idyllic little town of Bedford Falls, where it’s a white Christmas – though not everything is merry and bright.

I have FOUR tickets – to register your interest, please email me directly

Two Temple Place Tour

Building Tour Two Temple Place

Monday 28th November 10am – 11am

Two Temple Place is known for many years as Astor House, is a building situated near Victoria Embankment in central London, England. It is known for its architecture, and contains notable works by the likes of William Silver Frith, Sir George Frampton RA, Nathaniel Hitch and Thomas Nicholls. The secrets behind William Waldorf Astor’s neo-gothic fantasy are revealed in this special tour. The tour will last approx. 1 hr including time for any questions.

To book a place: use the link below

Camden and the Great War

Camden and the Great War

An illustrated talk by Tudor Allen:
Monday 5th December: 13:00 – 14:00

This talk will explore the ways in which the First World War impacted on the lives of the people of Hampstead, Holborn and St Pancras, the areas that today form the London Borough of Camden. Tudor Allen is Senior Archivist at Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre.

Free refreshments served from 12:30
Venue: CGCC at 7 Dials Club.

To book a space, please email me directly.

Choose Opera

Reinstate the English National Opera’s ACE Funding

On Friday 4 November Arts Council England announced the removal of ENO’s NPO (National Portfolio Organisation) status and consequent funding cut. The ENO was set up to bring opera for everyone and has been doing this very successfully for nearly 92 years:

In total, £50m has been pulled from London’s arts funding. This is devastating to the cultural climate of the UK. Supporting this petition via

A Two Temple Place & Thorp Stavri Exhibition

Upcoming exhibition Two Temple Place

Saturday 28 January – Monday 27 February

Inside: A Two Temple Place & Thorp Stavri Exhibition.
Developed from a Summer 2022 research residency at Two Temple Place, this four-week exhibition will showcase 10 contemporary artists working in sculpture, installation, painting, photography, VR and film. Each artist has produced a brand new body of work in response to the eccentric architecture of Two Temple Place and its complex historic narratives, using the artists’ responses to the building and its ideological challenges to shape work for its rooms.

For more information please click the link:

What's On

Regular Classes

09:00 Line Dancing (Zoom; £1 per class)
11:00 – 13:00 Badminton (Free – but booking essential)

10:00 – 12:00 Jewellery Class

11:15 – 12:15 Pilates (£5.00)

10:00 – 12:00 Drop In Digital Workshop by Camden
11:15 – 12:15 Flamenco (£3.00)
13:00 – 15:00 Badminton (Free – booking essential)
13:00 – 15:00 Digital Photo Class

10:00 – 11:00 Tai Chi (Free – Zoom)
10:00 – 12:00 1-1 digital support (appointment only)
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Club

To reserve a space / tickets or for more details please email:
For any other queries email me directly or leave a message on Whatsapp.
My Mobile number is 07759 646507
What's On

Forthcoming Activities


Yeomen at the ENO
Wednesday 9th November: 7:00pm

Tea Dance (full details next week)
Saturday 12th November: 1pm

Kew Gardens
Tuesday 15th November: 12:00

Coffee morning at Garden Cinema
Thursday 24th November: 11:00am


Christmas Lunch
Monday 19th December and Tuesday 20th December

To reserve a space / tickets or for more details please email:
For any other queries email me directly or leave a message on Whatsapp.
My Mobile number is 07759 646507
And Finally

And Finally…

If you need to contact me, please contact me only on this mobile number 07759 646507.
Please do not visit me at Dragon Hall. I work at different venues throughout the week and I might not be there.

It is essential that all events/workshops or classes are booked in advance. Dragon Hall is still following social distancing guidelines and most sessions are now fully booked. If you would like to attend an event, please ALWAYS contact me beforehand.

Please note that all payments for classes are paid online via our website. If you have any difficulty with this, I am happy to assist. But again, this must be done beforehand and booked with me.


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Friday Lunch Club – April 2022

Cartoon of John Hayes

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