News and Media / October 2013

Last Week at SHC

Alex Charlemagne treated members to the second in her series of Eat Local, Eat Seasonal cuisine as part as our International Cooking Series. Join her on Monday 28th October 12.30pm-2.00pm for her final week!      Galyna Polchenko yet again dazzled members with her impressive culinary skills on Last week in place of Thai Cooking. Members enjoyed Russian cuisine, […]

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Next Week at SHC

Mark your Calendars for some special events Monday 28th October Alex Charlemagne teaches her final Eat Local, Eat seasonal on Monday 28th October 12.30pm-2.00pm for this term as part of our International Cooking Series. Members will enjoy 2-3 courses of seasonal fare using fresh organic ingredients harvested from local kitchen gardens and supplied by local independent food producers. Tuesday 29th October […]

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Member Erma Simon and our Founder & Chairman Jill Shaw Ruddock on Sky News!

Minister of Health, Jeremy Hunt was all over the media on Friday discussing ageing and tackling isolation.  In response to his comments our Founder of The Second Half Centre and Chairman of The Second Half Foundation, Jill Shaw Ruddock, along with SHC member Erma Simon,were on Sky News on Boulton and Co. For those of you who […]

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Next Week at SHC

MARK YOUR DIARIES FOR SOME SPECIAL EVENTS!   Monday 21st October Alex Charlemagne continues her popular Eat Local, Eat seasonal on Monday 21st October 12.30pm-2.00pm as part of our International Cooking Series. Members will enjoy 2-3 courses of local seasonal fare using fresh organic ingredients harvested from local kitchen gardens and supplied by local independent […]

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Last Week at SHC

It was the first of our Eat Seasonal, Eat Local weeks in International Cooking with Alex Charlemagne. Alex cooked up a feast with ingrediants from our allotment, including roasted beetroot, onion and galric tarts, tamarind-marintaed chicken, a fresh avocado and tomato salad and a fig, honey and pine nut tart to finish. Join us next […]

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Second Half Career Art Exhibition & Sale on ITN!

Although we were not named in the footage screened on Sunday night by ITN, some of the beautiful Art work that featured in our Second Half Career Art Exhibition and Sale was shown! Click on the link below to see! http://www.itv.com/news/london/update/2013-10-06/elderly-londoners-treated-to-silver-sunday/  

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Next Week at SHC!

MARK YOUR DIARIES: NATIONAL GALLERY OUTING! Join Dr. Kevin Childs to explore the Michael Landy: Saints Alive and other Renaissance exhibitions at The National Gallery, Thursday 17th October 10am-12pm , Meet  by the entrance of the Sainsbury Wing at 10 am. Michael Landy’s: Saints Alive sees a series of large-scale kinetic sculptures bring a contemporary […]

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Last week at SHC

Members were delighted to welcome back Radhika Hookway and her mother for Indian Cooking as part of our International Cooking programme. Members learnt how to cook ‘Uttapam”, a savoury south Indian Pancake along with a delicious filling of Potato curry! Call to book your spot next week where member Alex Charlemagne will be guiding members […]

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Preparing for tonight’s exhibition & sale!

The Second Half Career Art Exhibition & Sale, October 4th, 5th and 6th

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The Second Half Career Art Exhibition & Sale Catalogue

This exhibition will give seven artists, all of whom had varied careers in the first half of their life the opportunity to show their work.  They are all incredibly talented : from ceramics to jewellery to painting to photography to glass. We will also be exhibiting work by our own Second Half Centre art students. […]

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