Dancing at John Betts’ House in Hammersmith

Our dance and exercise sessions with residents at John Betts House, Hammersmith have just finished for the autumn (2o19)…. They were led by Italian dancer Simone Sistarelli…..  John Betts House, run by Hammersmith United Charities, has wonderful gardens (above). There are more than 40 flats where residents can live independently. Those who regularly attended the […]

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A very Happy New Year

A Very Happy New Year from everyone at Bridging Arts. A huge thank you to everyone who took part, listened, watched, played, inspired and generally supported us in 2019. We couldn’t have done it without you and it has been enormously worthwhile. We’re looking forward to keeping in touch in 2020!  

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Cornish miners in WW1 exhibition at French school

Cornish tin miners from Dolcoath featured in a special exhibition created by students at the College du Sacre Coeur, Estaires, in northern France created last week (6 December 2019). Students at the school, which was turned into a Field Hospital in World War One, put on a display about the men from  Cornwall in the […]

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French school commemorates historic WW1 rugby games

It was a cold and wet but splendid afternoon on 6 December 2019 when the College du Sacre Coeur in Estaires, France, commemorated three historic rugby matches played on the Western Front nearby more than 100 years earlier. The games in May 1915 were played between Cornish and Devon teams in the 25th Field Ambulance […]

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French and Cornish schools exchange Christmas messages

It was lovely today (18 December 2019) to visit St John’s Catholic Primary School, Camborne. Cornwall, and pass on a message from another school – very far away, in Estaires, northern France. Pupils at St John’s and the College du Sacre Coeur have been exchanging letters over the past few months. They have also sent […]

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