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Abbey News – Summer 2022

8 June 2022 Our latest Abbey Centre newsletter is out now! Read all about what’s been happening at the Centre over the last few months, including our biggest events, new projects, and updates on our staff team. See the newsletter

Volunteers’ Week

1 June 2022 June 1st – 7th is Volunteers’ Week and we want to say a huge thank you to all of the amazing volunteers that support our charity’s work. From helping at some of our biggest projects and events such as our vaccine clinics, Community Pantry, and Tea Parties, to supporting the day-to-day running …

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COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Get your COVID-19 vaccine at the Abbey Centre with our walk-in vaccine community clinic. Dates: Every other Tuesday, 9am – 5pm Currently confirmed dates: 26th July, 9th August and 23rd August 2022 Venue: The Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BU You can book an appointment or walk in for your first dose, if …

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Silver Sunday pie and mash

5 October 2021 For this year’s Silver Sunday, we took our service users for a traditional meal of pie and mash. Silver Sunday began in Westminster and is now the national day for older people. We went on a boat down to Greenwich, past Tower Bridge, the Cutty Sark and the National Maritime Museum. We …

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Summer days out

13 August 2021 Since lockdown restrictions were lifted, we’ve been getting out and about whenever we can, taking our service users for interesting days out to places like Windsor Castle, Regents Park, Southend and Belgravia Police Station. Many thanks to staff from the various locations who helped ensure these visits were both fun and informative. …

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Interview with artist Olga Calado

Olga Calado

10 April 2020 We are delighted to share this interview with one of our Women Off to Work (WOW) project participants. Olga Calado is a talented artist who we have supported to secure exhibitions of her work. The interview emphasises the importance of careful planning for your business, including those in creative industries. How did …

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