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Tuesday 14 May, 2019

DIY Life Skills 2019 free workshops

Tuesday 14 May, 2019 - Wednesday 3 July, 2019
Queen Mary University, Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS United Kingdom
Free
DIY life skills 2019 at QMUL

Queen Mary University of London's (QMUL) school of English and Drama are launching DIY Life Skills, a programme of 10 free workshops to help students and members of the local community develop skills for working in creative and cultural industries. The skills project follows on from the project formerly known as DIY High School. DIY Life Skills 2019 offers these workshops both to QMUL students and those who live in the local area. The workshops offer practical skills including videography,…

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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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Free
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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Free
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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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
£35

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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Victoria Park Bowls Club taster day

Tuesday 28 May, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Grove Road,
London, E3 United Kingdom
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Free
Scoreboard at the Victoria Park Bowls Club in East London

Victoria Park Bowl's Club is hosting a Bowls Taster Day, where families in particular are encouraged to come to the Bowling Green in Victoria Park to try their hand at bowls. Tower Hamlets Arts are organising the event, with members of the Bowls Club offering their expertise to show adults and children the fun of bowls. The event is free to enter and guests are welcome to join anytime from 11am till 2pm on the day, but spaces are limited,…

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Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Free cooking classes with Quaker Social Action in Bethnal Green

Wednesday 7 August, 2019 - Wednesday 28 August, 2019
Bethnal Green Methodist Church, Approach Road
London, Greater London E2 9JP United Kingdom
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Bag of Taste cooking classes at St. Margaret's House

Quaker Social Action is hosting four hands-on cooking classes in Bethnal Green. Quaker Social Action is partnering up with Bags of Taste, a group that supports those in food poverty. The sessions will take place on Wednesday lunchtimes between 7 and 28 of August. Over the course of the month attendees will learn how to cook simple, healthy meals at less than £1 a head. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, or eat halal, the course caters to your preferences. As well as…

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Thursday 19 September, 2019

Women East – the Next 100

Thursday 19 September, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives, 277 Bancroft Rd
London, E1 4DQ United Kingdom
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Free
Women East - the Next 100

Helen Pankhurst will be chairing a panel discussion of four women involved in East London politics. In 2018, the UK celebrated 100 years of female suffrage. As well as celebrating what has been achieved, the panelists will discuss the challenges facing women in the coming century. The event will take place from 6pm to 9pm at the Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives on Thursday 19 September. The panelists are: - Dr Halima Begum – Chair of the Women’s…

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Saturday 5 October, 2019

St. Margaret’s Fun Palace

Saturday 5 October, 2019
St Margaret’s House, 21 Old Ford Rd
London, Greater London E2 9PL United Kingdom
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Free
St. Margaret's House Fun Palace

Head down to St. Margaret's House on Saturday 5 October, when the entire site will transform into a Fun Palace. A series of drop-in workshops will be running, including jamming sessions, indoor gardening, and sewing. There will also be a play corner, art exhibitions, and much, much more! The Gallery Cafe will be open during the day, offering a delicious selection of vegan treats. This is a fantastic chance to see all the brilliant goings on at St. Margaret's House.…

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Midcentury East – vintage interiors show

Sunday 13 October, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Haggerston School
£9 – £15
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. In attendance will be famous designers, media pundits, vloggers, bloggers and architects for this show designed for people who are interested…

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