News and Media / November 2013

Next Week at SHC

Next week at The Second Half Centre: Mark your calendars for some special classes and workshops Monday 2nd December We will be welcoming back Claude Shehadi and Maria-Rosario Niada for their ‘Libaliano’ cookery class as part of International Cooking on Monday 25th 12.30pm – 2.00pm. ‘Libaliano’ is the delicious mix of Italian and Lebanese cuisines. […]

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Last Week at SHC

Elizabeth and Charlotte Caton taught The SHC the art of French Cooking on Monday in International Cooking. The sisters cooked glazed Roast Quail with Fondant Potatoes and Braised Fennel, a Pear and Goats Cheese Salad and Chocolate and Hazelnut Torte with Macademia Nut Cream. It was delicious! Sign up next week for Libaliano Cooking, Monday […]

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Second Half Foundation announces partnership with Open Age in The Evening Standard

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Next Week at SHC

Next week at The Second Half Centre: Mark your calendars for some special classes and workshops Monday 25th of November Tune in to BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour from 10am to hear our Founder and Chairman to talk about social isolation amongst older people. NOT TO BE MISSED! (add this under News and Media too!) […]

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Last Week at SHC

Members stepped up to our new Ballet bar in Ballet Tone with Clare Lumley on Monday. Join Clare next Monday at 10am-11am to tone and strengthen your posture and muscles. Members enjoyed a taste of Greece with vegetarian moussaka, cooked by Matoula Ploumidi on Monday. Join us Monday 25th November 12.30pm-2pm, for a French feast […]

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A Night In With Ruby Wax

One hundred members and guests came to hear Ruby Wax talk about her new book, ‘Sane New World’, a guide to saner living on Tuesday 2nd October. In her characteristically witty manner Ruby regaled the audience with anecdotes of career suicide and dealing with Oxford post-graduates, which was followed by an enlightening and candid talk […]

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Next Week at SHC

Next week at The Second Half Centre: Mark your calendars for some special events… Monday 18th November Join Clare Lumley in her new class, Ballet Tone on Mondays at 10am-11am. Step up to the bar and build core strength, posture, and overall muscle toning. We are delighted to welcome back Greek chef, Matoula Ploumidi to […]

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Last Week at SHC

Members enjoyed the ultimate comfort food of chicken in a creamy milk sauce with braised vegetables and apple pancakes for desert on Monday with our favourite Ukranian Chef, Galyna Polchenko. Join us Monday 18th November 12.30pm-2pm, for a taste of the Mediterranean with Greek chef Matoula Ploumidi.   Tuesday was a busy day at SHC! […]

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Mark Your Diaries!

Upcoming Events   MARK YOUR DIARIES: Thursday 21st November is a Big Activity Day! Thursday 21st November Dr Kevin Childs will be taking his class once again on a trip to explore The V&A Museum’s Medieval and Renaissance Galleries with a focus on the sculpture on 21st November at 10am-12pm. Meet at the information desk […]

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Next Week at SHC

Monday 11th of November As part of International Cooking, we are delighted to welcome back the talented and cheery Ukrainian chef, Galyna Polchenko on Monday 11th November 12.30pm– 2.00pm. Join Galyna to learn to cook ‘the ultimate comfort food’: creamy chicken with apple pancakes to follow.   Tuesday 12th of November Designing and Practical Gardening […]

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