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

Christmas Lunch in the Community

Although the centre has been forced to close under the new Tier 4 restrictions, a special one-off event called Christmas Lunch in the Community was launched this week in partnership with The Open Door Centre. During Christmas week (from December 21-23), 100 individuals who are either isolating due to ill-health, poor mobility, age and shielding requirements … 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

Lunch in the Community

In May, some of the staff and trustees volunteered to help with a lunch service that was being provided by Open Door and the Food Bank at Christ Church, Barnet. This ran on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, with Wednesday being a particular focus for lunches delivered to the residents of Dollis Valley and Underhill. It … 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

Cooking with the community

One of our regular customers, Sam Miller learnt new skills in order to bake her daughter a birthday cake. Sam said “I learned how to make a Victoria Sponge with Tina. I decorated the cake with flowers, hundreds and thousands and done it for my daughter’s birthday.” Sam plans on baking another cake for another … Continued

Join our soft craft group

Do you enjoy Crocheting, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing? Join us on Tuesday afternoons at Hope Corner (2pm – 4pm) Beginners, experts and those in between most welcome. More details: 020 8364 7856

New!! Pregnancy Yoga starts this week

Are you an expectant Mum?  Do you want to keep fit during your pregnancy, have fun and meet other Mum’s to be?  If so, this is the place for you.  We are starting an exciting new group on a Wednesday evenings from 7-8pm.  Please call Karina for details on 07412509101 to book a place or … Continued

HRH meets Laura and Sarah from Fixation Theatre

Duke of Gloucester drops in

The Duke of Gloucester ‘dropped in’ to Hope Corner Community Centre in Mays Lane as part of his visit to Chipping Barnet yesterday (Wednesday, May 10, 2017). His Royal Highness met staff, trustees and volunteers of the centre, which provides relief in need drop-in services to the community, and attended a brief session of Tea … Continued