See below details of forthcoming events at Hayashen

 HAYASHEN eBulletin
February 2020

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An Introduction to Armenian History, Culture & Heritage

Sunday 16 February – Melody for Harmony – Documentary film – Andre Simonian (National Award-winning Armenian singer/songwriter, The Beautified Project) - CAIA Website Link

Sunday 23 February – "Nor Arax" an Armenian Village in Southern Italy – Emilia Ashken De Tommasi (Wyszynski) - CAIA Website Link

Sunday 1 March – Giving Voice to the Diaspora: The Armenian Diaspora Survey Project - Dr. Hratch Tchillingirian - CAIA Website Link

Sunday 8 March – Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey – hidden, not hidden and no longer hidden. - Raffi Bedrosyan (Toronto) - CAIA Website Link

Sunday 15 March – The History of CAIA – Helping shape the London Armenian Community – Misak Ohanian (CAIA CEO) - CAIA Website Link

Sunday 22 March – The struggle of Islamised Armenians to retrieve their roots – Miran Pirgic Gultekin (Dersim Armenian Association) - CAIA Website Link


CAIA would like to express its thanks and appreciation to everyone who  contributed towards our first Christmas appeal.
We could not have achieved our goal without your generosity and effort which has also resulted in CAIA becoming a GlobalGiving partner and achieving the badge below.

English Classes

Our English classes for beginners are taking place on every Monday and Thursday from 1.30 - 4:00pm. To register and for more information, please contact us.

Emotional Well being Support

Tuesdays | 10.30am - 2.00pm | Hayashen, W3 8JF

CAIA are running a series of Emotional Wellbeing Group and 1-2-1 support sessions. Explore your inner self and develop positive life-coping strategies with the help and support of your peers.
  • One to One Support

  • Group Support (10.30am - 1.00pm Tuesdays)

  • Access to Group Social Events

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Our Week

Please click here for a link to our weekly schedule of events and programmes.

Hayashen Noticeboard

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Forthcoming dates (11-18 year olds) 5.00-8.30pm

Our Youth Club is a great place to meet up with your friends and share common interests. We want to involve young people to steer our talks and activities and as such invite our youth to provide us with input into our activity planning.

The youth club is held approximately two Fridays a month at the Hayashen Centre from 5:00pm to 8:30pm. The youth club is open to all up to the age of 10 to 18 years old.

Dates (See all):

15th February
28th February

For further information about HAYC events, please contact Youth Worker Venetia at


Every Friday 12.30pm- 4.00pm.

Offering healthy meals, variety of informative & recreational activities, outings to seaside, free minibus service available to frail and disabled living in the London Borough of Ealing.


Every Monday & Thursday 10.00am-12.30pm.

Offering safe, stimulating play, learning opportunities and outings for children under 5 years to help socialise, build their self esteem and confidence in Armenian and English languages.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost £3 per child, £5 for two from same family.

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