Bollywood Ben !

Ben showing us how it's done...

A little garden transformed............

Final session of 2017 - "Smartphone Thursday"

Smartphone Thursday

Hear what Winnie learned today.........


Helping older members of the Community with their Smartphones

Another happy customer !!

EFFECT supper - "Celebrating Life" - 29 September 2016

Day Trip to Brighton Tuesday 12th July 2016

Places limited - call Viola now...07502 106713

EFFECT evening four - Lusophone Theme - 17th April 2015

EFFECT evening three - Italian Theme - 20th March 2015

EFFECT evening two - Lebanese Theme 20th February 2015

EFFECT evening one - Scottish Theme 23rd January 2015

EMBRACE - evening three 9th June 2014

..........Happy Birthday to us !!!

Live from the Empire Casino Leicester Square 18th Feb 2014

Soho Community BBQ 2013

have a peep !

EFFECT - English Theme

Cracking night !

EFFECT - Spanish Theme

EFFECT - Chinese Theme

Soho Parish Community Christmas Party 2012

EFFECT - Bangladeshi Theme

Helen talks about our first supper

WISH Seminar Three

West End Intergenerational Seminars on Health - Fats

A little word from the Soho Parish School presenters and participants following the third of six seminars on health topics

WISH week 6

"Making the Right Choices"

A short excerpt from the children's presentation to the older folks lunch club at St Anne's Dean Street

WISH sneak preview

have a look at what Jasmine and Isadora have to say about their presentation

the WISH project (West End Intergenerational Seminars on Health) started on Thursday 19th April when Isadora, Jasmine , Umaymah, Fowse, Jimmy and Elizabeth gave a FANTASTIC presentation on Fruit and Veg and their importance in our diets to the older folk at the Thursday lunch club

Tea Dance 2012

Dancing, laughter and more...

Everyone had a brilliant time

Soho Community Barbeque 2011

What the residents had to say !!!!

Community Events

Westminster Community Network

WCN Summer Assembly

Last few places available for the WCN Summer Assembly: book now Join us on 10 June 2010 for the WCN Summer Assembly Ė itís free to attend, but places are limited and are running out fast.

Older people Representatives

Helen Leech and David Hogarth were last week appointed as WCN Representatives on the Older Peopleís Commissioning Group In this case, there was no need for an election. We had two places available, and two people nominated themselves. You can read more about Helen Leech (Open Age) and David Hogarth (Neighbourcare St Johnís Wood and Maida Vale) on the WCN website.

Read personal statements from Helen Leech and David Hogarth

First meeting of new WCN group on worklesssness The WCN Worklessness and Employment Working Group meets every two months to focus on strategic issues on worklessness and employment in Westminster. The group first met on 17 May 2010.

WCN worklessness group: read more and download minutes

WCN forms new working group on housing and homelessness Meeting for the first time on 18 June 2010, the new WCN working group on housing aims will focus on WCN priorities around a holistic approach to housing and overcrowding issues, rough sleepers and the homelessness agenda and bringing empty properties back into use.

Housing Network agrees to keep WCN on the agenda WCN Housing Representative, Martin Coll, asks Housing Network to add WCN issues as a standing item to their agendas.

Work and skills sub-group Hodma Salad reports back on the work and skills sub-group of Westminster Works

Read full feedback from the May 2010 meeting of the Work and Skills Sub-group Visit the WCN website Keep up to date with the latest news and events. Visit the WCN website

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