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Celebrating cultural diversity day

Share this story: We celebrated the UN Cultural Diversity day with a fantastic food and conversation event at Finsbury Park Trust. The event started with tea and chat and participants were delighted to be able to talk to local MP Jeremy Corbyn as well. Then Anna Nije, the CEO of Go Africa, who organised the […]

Celebrating Eid at Finsbury Park

Share this story: Finsbury Park Trust is proud to host organisations representing many of our local communities, some of whom have been celebrating Eid, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. We decided to put on an Eid party to celebrate with all the people we work with and were able to tuck in […]

Winter support for our communities

Share this story: With a small grant from our Local Initiatives Fund Finsbury Park Trust was able to set up a herb garden this year, making the most of our very sunny and sheltered courtyard in the middle of Finsbury Park. ‘It was a great chance to bring a bit of greenery into this heavily […]

Planting for the future

Share this story: Women from our Women’s Happy Hub session learnt how to plant bulbs ready for the coming spring. ‘It’s a great way of planting hope for the future,’ says Felicity Ford, the Trust’s Executive Director. ‘Watching bulbs begin to come up even in the darkest parts of a cold winter can make us […]

Donate to us when you shop

Share this story: Finsbury Park Trust is part of Give as you Live, a scheme with major retailers which means we get a donation every time you shop online! Please use the link when you shop on Black Friday or at any time over Christmas so that we get a donation without it costing you […]

Women’s Happy Hub!

Share this story: We’re delighted to announce that, working with colocated organisation Jannaty Women’s Social Society, we are putting on a weekly coffee and chat programme in our centre called Women’s Happy Hub! There will be weekly themes. Everyone is welcome. Monday 2nd October – Crochet Monday 9th  October – Algerian sweets Monday 16th – Cultural food Monday […]

Our new kitchen garden takes shape

Share this story: With a small grant from our Local Initiatives Fund Finsbury Park Trust was able to set up a herb garden this year, making the most of our very sunny and sheltered courtyard in the middle of Finsbury Park. ‘It was a great chance to bring a bit of greenery into this heavily […]

FPT says goodbye to Talal

Share this story: After nearly 14 years at Finsbury Park Trust, former Executive Director and projects co-ordinator Talal Karim finally said goodbye at the end of August. Our tenant organisations joined Jeremy Corbyn and our Chair of Trustees Clare Potter to wish him well in his retirement and thank him for his untiring hard work […]

Herbal Garden Project

Share this story: We received a small grant of £400 from Islington Council for a herbal garden project. It was put on hold during the pandemic.  We plan to resume it in the New Year and will involve our Tenants and local community groups to volunteer to help us develop this scheme. We  would also […]

Opening our refurbished kitchen

Share this story: Today we were able to open up our refurbished kitchen to cooks catering for an event at the centre. The kitchen roof fell down a couple of years ago and the ktichen went out of use. But now thanks to a grant and insurance work we are able to open up this […]