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Saturday 30 March, 2019

UK Asian Film Festival 2019 at Rich Mix

Saturday 30 March, 2019 - Tuesday 9 April, 2019
Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road
London, E1 6LA United Kingdom
Provoked Asian Film Festival

The UK Asian Film Festival produced by Tongues of Fire, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to provide a platform for independent films and art linked to South Asia, is holding some of their 2019 events at Rich Mix cinema. The festival, which is now entering its 21th year, celebrates South Asian culture, films and artists. It will also look at the #MeToo movement in Indian and Pakistani film industries and the decriminalisation of homosexuality and repeal of Section 377 in…

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Sunday 7 April, 2019

Beginners Sewing Workshop at SNAP

Sunday 7 April, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
SNAP, 465 Roman Road
London, E3 5LX United Kingdom
Beginners Sewing Workshop SNAP

Want to learn how to sew and use a sewing machine, but don't know where to start? Want to learn how to make a skirt from vintage fabric, and take home a skirt you can wear and love? This is the ideal event for beginners who want to improve their dress making skills. Olive Road is holding a sewing workshop for beginners at SNAP on Roman Road. In the introductory one day workshop you'll learn how to follow a pattern…

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London Jobs Fair East 2019 at York Hall

Wednesday 10 April, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
York Hall Leisure Centre, 5 Old Ford Road
London, E2 9PJ United Kingdom
Photograph of York Hall Leisure Centre where the London Jobs Fair will be held

The London Jobs Fair is returning to East London this April, where jobseekers can find employers through a variety of stalls, workshops, and advice. The fair at the York Hall Leisure Centre will offer opportunities for those looking for their first job, a career change, volunteering or apprenticeships. A range of vacancies will feature at the fair, from artistic and cultural openings at theatres to vocational opportunities in construction and engineering, with more still to confirm. Last year's London Jobs…

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Jo Behari DIY Workshop – Drill Skills

Saturday 27 April, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Social Streets Co-Lab, 365 Roman Road E3 5QR + Google Map
Jo Behari stands in front of a wall with paintbrush

Screwdriver Guru, TV presenter, entrepreneur and author of The Girls Guide to DIY, Jo Behari will be offering her DIY skills at our offices at Social Streets, 365 Roman Road. Do you want to learn how to put something up on the wall? Whether you’re petrified or mystified by your drill, you can learn how the ultimate power tool works in this fun workshop. Jo believes that once you understand how your drill works, the world of DIY will open up…

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Spring Gathering – Food Growing Network

Monday 29 April, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Teviot Centre, Wyvis Street
London, E14 6QD
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Spring Gathering & Food Growing - WEN

The Women's Environmental Network (WEN) is hosting a Spring Gathering in the form of a Food Growing Network in Tower Hamlets. It is a free event where guests can attend talks and workshops on spring gardening and composting. WEN aim to teach attendants how to grow environmentally-beneficial plants, and also how composting can reduce waste and improve gardens. They will talk about R-Urban's anaerobic digester which uses food waste to create biogas, a renewable energy source. The event will feature…

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Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Hatred Hurts All conference

Wednesday 15 May, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives, 277 Bancroft Rd
London, E1 4DQ United Kingdom
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International Day Against Homophobia Biphobia and Transphobia May 2019 flag

The Tower Hamlets LGBT forum is hosting Hatred Hurts All, a conference at the Local History Library & Archives looking at all forms of hate and hate crime, how they impact communities and the borough, and how we can approach hate crime as a community. The conference follows the theme of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT): justice and protection. The Hatred Hurts All conference will include such speakers as ELOP (TH LGBT voices), Altab Ali Foundation, Inter…

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Chisenhale Art Place Open Weekend

Friday 17 May, 2019 - Sunday 19 May, 2019
Chisenhale Art Place, 64 Chisenhale Rd
London, E3 5QZ United Kingdom
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Free – £10
Eleanor Sikorski and Lewys Holt performance Chisenhale Open Weekend

Photo: Roadhouse hosted by Eleanor Sikorski and Lewys Holt at Chisenhale Dance Space, Saturday 18 May Chisenhale Art Place is hosting their yearly open weekend on 17-19 May with Chisenhale Gallery, Chisenhale Dance Space and Chisenhale Studios. Each year, Chisenhale Studios, Chisenhale Gallery and Chisenhale Dance Space open the doors of their shared building for a free weekend of open studios, tours, exhibitions, performance and events. Everyone is welcome to join them, whether you’d like to see the studios, the…

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Common Room Open Day

Saturday 18 May, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Roman Road car park, Ford Road
London, E3 5NS United Kingdom
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Common Room flyer for Open Day in summer 2019

Public Works and Roman Road Trust are holding a Common Room Open Day to build bonds in the local community. Roman Road Trust and Public Works will be present to receive ideas on how locals would like to use the Common Room in the future. They will offer connections between like-minded organisations and residents to help seed ideas and how to get them funded. This is the first event in a series of workshops and events that will take place in the…

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Midcentury East – vintage interiors show

Sunday 19 May, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Haggerston School
Vintage chairs for Midcentury East vintage design show

Modern Shows LTD are hosting Midcentury East, a vintage interiors show featuring over 55 vintage dealers, in Haggerston School, designed by Ernö Goldfinger. Dealers will sell everything from rare collectible pieces to more functional furniture, as well as striking posters, lighting, Berber rugs, ceramics and glass from 20th century icons around the ground floor of Goldfinger’s only brutalist school. There will also be two terrarium workshops manned by Emma Sibley from London Terrariums. To sign up for the large terrarium…

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Professional Headshot pop-up studio

Wednesday 22 May, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Social Streets Co-Lab, 365 Roman Road E3 5QR + Google Map
Professional Headshot pop-up studio

We will be co-hosting a pop-up photography studio at our editorial office at Social Streets Co-Lab with local portrait photographer Sara Brown, of London Professional Headshots. Brown will be giving a professionally captured and edited headshot for use as attendants desire in both digital and print form - perfect for professional and business uses such as online profile pictures, CVs and Linkedin. At the event, Sara will shoot against a black background with studio lighting to give a modern and…

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