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CDA’s Summer Party 2024

Summer is here - celebrate with CDA's Summer Party! Get ready to enjoy July in London with live music, outdoor seating and wonderful local businesses, in both Clerkenwell and Bloomsbury!

Neurodiverse-friendly businesses in the district

We spoke to The Shaftesbury Theatre, The British Museum and Conway Hall about how they adapt their venues, including performances and exhibitions for neurodiverse people.

Partnering with the Ben Kinsella Trust to tackle knife crime

We are proud to continue our partnership with the Ben Kinsella Trust and support Camden and Islington Councils’ community safety objectives.

CDA Community Safety Team

Our Community Safety Team continues to deliver a great service to enhance safety and security across our business neighbourhoods.

Emergency first aid at work

We are hosting a Level 3 first aid course to help you deliver care in a range of emergency first aid situations.

CDA signs the Charter for Digital Inclusion

CDA wants to increase awareness and drive change. Our business community can help make a real difference. Click to find out how you can help address the digital divide.

CDA welcomes the Rt Hon Emily Thornberry MP

Last week, the CDA team were delighted to host Emily Thornberry, MP for Islington South and Finsbury, alongside Cllr Ruth Hayes of Clerkenwell ward and Cllr Santiago Bell-Bradford, Executive Member of Inclusive Economy and Jobs.

Women’s safety training

Together with the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, we are delivering online safety courses for women - Stand Up Against Harassment.

Cyber security awareness training

Join our free session, led by cyber security experts, to make sure your business is up to date with the latest effective barriers to cyber-crime.

Open Iftar

We are supporting The British Library, Open Iftar and Ramadan Tent Project. Join for a memorable breaking of the fast at the UK's largest Ramadan cultural event.

Power of Women Awards 2024

CDA sponsored this year’s Power of Women Awards, a celebration of women and their achievements, recognising individuals who inspire others to succeed.

Free wellness sessions with Calm in Clerkenwell

We've partnered with the Museum of the Order of St John in Farringdon, to bring you Calm in Clerkenwell - a three-month programme of free wellbeing activities. Join us for yoga, Qi Gong or a sound bath - from March through to May.