Dates for your Diary


The Annual General Meeting of the BRA will take place on Sunday 4th March at 3pm in the Belsize Square Synagogue.
Apart from the Chairman’s report and the annual accounts, we will be asking for your views on our proposed new status, as discussed at the last meeting, and asking you to vote for new committee members too.
We look forward to welcoming lots of you there and after the official part of the meeting, talking to you over the traditional tea and homemade cakes.

Royal Free Music Society

Spring Concert of music by J S Bach: Magnificat in D and Brandenberg Concerto no. 3 played by the Hampstead Sinfonietta.
Saturday 3rd March at 7.30 pm in St Mark’s Church, Prince Albert Road, NW1 7TN. Tickets £10 in advance from or £12 on the door. Concessions available.

Burgh House, New End Square, NW3

“Lifelines with Piers Plowright”. Clare Lynch interviews the BBC broadcaster and producer about the stories he has been obtaining and questioning from his guests over the years.
Thursday 1st March at 7.00 pm. Tickets £12 on line.

Middlesex University Singers Ensemble celebrate the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with songs and instrumental pieces by Bernstein and others.
Wednesday 7th March at 7.00 pm. Entrance is free.

The next ‘Lifelines” talk will be with Sir Keir Starmer.
Tuesday, 22nd March.

Belsize Community Library

If you’re over 60 and need help getting to grips with your gadgets and information technology, come and talk to our friendly volunteers.
Wednesday, 7th March from 11.00 am until 3.00 pm. Booking is essential because places are limited. Contact Lucy, Library Manager on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays at 020 7586 6746 or email ‘friends’.

Regent’s Park Decorative & Fine Arts Society

‘Virginia Woolf”. Karin Fernald, well-known for her lectures on late 18th and early-mid 19th century writers connected with the arts, discusses that fact that Virginia Woolf never painted or drew but whose closeness to her sister Vanessa Bell, stimulated her passionate curiosity.
Tuesday, 6th March at 8.00 pm (coffee from 7.30 pm, at St John’s Wood Church Hall, St John’s Wood roundabout, NW7 7NE. Tickets £8.00

“As Good as Gold”. Alexandra Epps, a graphic designer, guide and lecturer, celebrates the golden jubilee of NADFAS with the story of gold, its significant and symbolism, within the history of art.
Tuesday, 3rd April at 8.00 pm (coffee from 7.30 pm, at St John’s Wood Church Hall, St John’s Wood roundabout, NW7 7NE. Tickets £8.00