Local people and businesses are making generous offers of time and goods, including a 3-course lunch for two with wine at the Ambassador, 3 courses for two with wine at Moro, a meal with wine at the Eagle, a meal for two with wine at the Quality Chop House, dinner for two at the Kolossi Grill, a cut and blow dry at the Klinik and food hampers from Gazzano’s and Myddeltons. The Old China Hand is offering two £30 vouchers towards food and a one-night and a two-night (with breakfasts) voucher to stay at The House hotel near Bath. Medcalf, Space EC1, Bagman and Robin, Unpackaged, Bookends, Royal Dry Cleaners, Clark’s Pie and Mash, Pod, Pat’s Florist (on Farringdon Rd) and many local residents have donated small items for the raffle. Iain Sinclair and Patrick Wright have both donated signed copies of their books. Services people have offered include two hours gardening, two hours mending, a drawn portrait of your house, two hours architectural consultancy with Tim Ronalds, and Apple Mac IT support with Zac Best. Katy Carr is signing songs from the 40s, John Allan (Avanti Architects) biographer and friend of Lubetkin will be doing a short history presentation, John Cooper of Architects for Health is compering the auction and Jeremy from Brill cafe (with turntables courtesy The Betsey Trotwood) will be rounding off the evening with the best of swing and R&B. Artists Bobby Baker, Rachel Horne, Alke Schmidt, Barbara Walker, Kathy Manners, photographer Larry Herman and local cartoonist and illustrator MH Jeeves are supplying work for auction.. Plus of course there will be a full-size framed print of Abram Games’ WWII poster ‘Your Britain Fight for it Now!’ featuring Finsbury Health Centre on offer. Local artist Teal Fraser will be creating a sculpture of the building in cake, which people can sponsor to give to the staff the next day. They loved her cake for FHC’s 70th anniversary last October!
Many thanks also for several supporters who have offered to help out on the night. Thanks also to Islington Building Preservation Trust which has promised the first sponsorship. Please get in touch with us at the address on the left if you have something to give or want to be involved.
A poster to print and put up is here.
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