TFFLA BLACK FRIDAY SALE

BLACK FRIDAY SALE IS HERE! For 5 days you get 20% off ALL our events……YES, that’s right 20%!  It’s nearly Christmas and we are FULL of Christmas cheer and wanted to share the love. Take advantage of the great discount for 5 days only.  The Xmas party tickets and Royal Ascot tickets are available just click the […]

Are you lonely?

Prime minister Teresa May launched the Government’s first loneliness strategy this month, tackling what is said to be the greatest public health challenge of our time.  Surveys revealed between one and five people a day are suffering with loneliness which can be as bad for your health as smoking or obesity.  Have you ever felt […]

You’re worth it! Why our TFL Xmas party is the best

  2018 is nearly over and we can’t believe how fast it went? I can remember the retiree luncheon like it was yesterday. The hectic excitement of Ascot followed by two new events; our summer party and the family day trip to the seaside. Both of these were lovely relaxed additions to our events calendar. […]

Going going……and just like that the art was gone!

Last Wednesday on the international day of charity we hosted our annual charity art auction for the Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity.  We had sketches, paintings, photographs and pottery donated to us by colleagues from across the Transport For London network. Raising the highest bids were donations from MH-illustrates.com who sketched a beautiful life size nude […]

Art for the love of charity

Two weeks to go until our next event and the generosity of my colleagues and the general public always humbles me. The TFFLA CHARITY ART AUCTION is a day where we exhibit artwork produced by Transport For London staff and then auction the art for charity. ALL the proceeds from the auction go to the […]

Do you remember the London Bus day trips?

On Tuesday 7th August we (TFFLA) took 45 adults and children to Eastbourne for our first family summer trip. The group included our retired Transport colleagues, current staff their partners and children. It was lovely to see all generations enjoying the day. The Transport & Friends For Life Association has always aimed to unite transport […]

Sun, sea and the kids.

The Transport & Friends For Life Association aim has always been to bring the ‘family’ element back into transport. We remember the days of the social clubs where the whole family was invited to cricket and athletic matches as well as days out.  We started hosting events for our transport for London colleagues to let […]

Do you have to be LGBT+ to join in?

Saturday 7th July saw thousands of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans people take to the London streets for the Pride in London parade. UK Black Pride also took place on Sunday and looked like so much fun! It was a glorious weekend celebrating identity and the freedom of being with whoever you want to be […]

Respecting the past; Our thank you to retired transport staff

The highlight event of the year is always our luncheon for retired Transport staff. This year on the hottest day of the year so far,Thursday 19th April we hosted a lovely lunch with refreshments at the Transport For London pension fund headquarters; 55 Broadway SW1.  The Grade I listed building overlooking St James park built […]

Are you an artist that works for Transport For London?

This year is the ‘Year of the Woman’ so let’s CELEBRATE! Every year we host a charity art auction for The Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity  and the theme for this years event is ALL WOMAN. If you are a woman, love women, raised by a woman, want to depict an iconic woman or want to celebrate […]