BANK HOLIDAY: Got a long weekend ahead of you and looking for things to do in London to fill the bank holiday? Take a look at our suggestions for activities in London, whatever your budget.
AV FESTIVAL: Explore the best in audio visual art and culture with this festival featuring live performances and projects including cinema, projection mapping, visual music, creative coding and exciting uses of technology, plus workshops, talks and more. Various locations and prices, book ahead, 26-28 May
LAST WORDS: The Last Word festival kicks off its opening weekend with poetry slams, a creative writing workshop and a talk from award-winning poet Sabrina Mahfouz, shining the spotlight on themes of home, heritage, mental health, politics and musical journeys. Camden Roundhouse, various prices, book ahead, 25 May-10 June
ALCHEMY: Alchemy Festival showcases the strong cultural connection between South Asia and the UK through performances, workshops and talks from established and emerging talent. Southbank Centre, various prices, 19-29 May
STILL FASHION: Born and raised in Jamaica, fashion-conscious Jessica Ogden presents a selection of objects from her archives and hosts workshops encouraging local residents to utilise their creativity and produce a community piece, narrating local and personal histories. 31-33 Church Street (Marylebone), free, just turn up, until 23 June, 11am-6pm
FOODIES FESTIVAL: Live cooking from award-winning chefs, an entire street food village, a vintage tea tent, a chilli eating competition and live music all set in the stunning 200 acre grounds of Syon Park. Now tell us that doesn't sound like a recipe for a good weekend? Syon Park, various prices, book ahead, 27-29 May
SPANISH FERIA: The traditional festivities of Andalucía inspire this vibrant and colourful celebration of Spanish culture on the banks of the Thames, with brightly decorated 'casetas' rammed full of delicious tapas, beer, wine and live entertainment. Potters Fields Park, free, just turn up, midday-10pm
…why not book our Guest Room for them to stay in? It’s located at Jerome House our South Kensington building. It can be booked for between one and fourteen nights (longer by negotiation). It can accommodate two adults plus one adult or two children on the additional sofa bed.
It has a microwave, fridge/freezer TV, a desk, a large wardrobe and wi-fi. On the same floor the guests have use of the shower/toilets, the kitchen and the common room. The cost is £65 a night single, £85 per night double or £95 per night fully occupied.
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Building Works at Sentosa House, N1
We are currently carrying out roof works at Sentosa House, N1. Our contractors will begin repointing the brickwork to the front of No 125 on Monday 17th October, which should take about a week. We also be clearing and renewing gutters and surveying window frames, carrying out repairs where necessary.
Laundry at Sentosa House, N1
The laundry machines have been replaced this week with cashless units. Laundry cards have been delivered to your buildings already. Please watch the explanatory video that has been emailed to you.
Laundry at Jeannine House, W1
All of the machines at W1 will be replaced with new cashless units next week. The laundry will be out of action for a few days while the new system is installed. Laundry cards will be distributed to all residents on Monday 17th October (in your mailboxes).
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We have now completed the landscaping at Anson Road, with the last areas of the front garden finished in September.
We are in consultation with Islington's waste and recycling services on the re-siting of the bin areas.