Hope Corner re-opens after second lockdown

Following the lifting of government restrictions, Hope Corner Community Centre re-opened its doors to the general public on May 17, 2021. The Cafe and Community Support drop-in restarted, operating from 9.30am – 2.00pm every weekday. Children’s groups (Fixation Theatre and Irish Dancing) had restarted back in April and are continuing now we are open, with … Continued

Hope Corner re-opens prior to Christmas

On December 2, Hope Corner re-opened for reduced activities prior to Christmas. These included Art Club and Fixation Theatre for children, the Community Support project (drop-in facilities), Community Cafe (under socially distanced requirements) and Pilates classes for adults. The Lunch on the Community project also continued, with lunches delivered twice a week to those who … Continued

Centre closes in second national lockdown

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister on October 31 of a second national lockdown, Hope Corner closed its doors again from Thursday, November 5 to December 2, 2020. However, during that time, the Lunch in the Community project received further funding from the Barnet Community Response Fund and was able to increase the number … Continued

Hope Corner re-opens

After a period of five months of enforced closure (due to the Covid-19 pandemic), Hope Corner has re-opened its doors to the community. Initially, the centre will be open from 9.30am to 2.00pm. However, the cafe service has resumed, serving beverages, sandwiches and light snacks, albeit in slightly altered circumstances due to the new distancing … Continued

Centre closed due to Covid-19 restrictions

It was with sadness that Hope Corner closed its doors in March due to the pandemic that was sweeping Barnet and the London area. We were particularly concerned for our more vulnerable visitors, many of whom were asked by the NHS to shield themselves. During the initial period, we remained in contact with many such … Continued