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Friday 10 May, 2019

Word of Muff at Gallery Café

Friday 10 May, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Gallery Cafe, 21 Old Ford Road,
London, E2 9PL United Kingdom
£4 – £5
Word of Muff comedy night at Gallery Cafe

St Margaret's House's Gallery Café is hosting Word of Muff, an all-female comedy night led by 20% Less. The night will feature improvised comedy, sketch and character comedy and stand-up, as well as live music on occasion. 20% Less are a comedy collective with the aims of usurping stage time from straight white men, giving female comedians a platform and putting on an all-inclusive space with 'comedy made by women for everyone'. They have had sold-out performances in London and…

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Liveable Streets Bow drop-in session

Saturday 11 May, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Idea Store Bow, 1 Gladstone Place
London, E3 5ES
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Free
Liveable Streets Tower Hamlets project map

Tower Hamlets Council are running a programme called Liveable Streets and hosting a drop-in session where people who live, work or study in Bow can have their say about their desired changes to the area. Preceding the session at the Idea Store on Roman Road, locals are encouraged to fill out a survey on the Project Centre website, as well as place their ideas for the area on the page's interactive map. The Liveable Streets project is in Phase 1,…

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Bow Moves Community Day at Bow Church

Saturday 11 May, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Bow Church, 230 Bow Road
London, E3 3AH United Kingdom
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Free
Bow Church's space

Bow Church is holding Bow Moves, a community day where winners of a competition on how to use the church's space exhibit taster sessions of their proposed activities. Included in the activities will be all-ages karate lessons with Vera's Bow Academy, Latin dance with Angelique Sinclaire, children's arts and crafts and plenty of tea and cake. Bow Moves is part of an effort to use the space in Bow Church to benefit the community, and to get people active. People…

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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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Nunnery Café Community Launch

Saturday 18 May, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nunnery Gallery, 183 Bow Road
London, E3 2SJ
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The new Nunnery Cafe

The Nunnery Café is holding a launch event to celebrate its recent reopening. The long-awaited space will host live entertainment and offer 20% off all food and drink. The cafe runs alongside the original Nunnery building on a Victorian alleyway, and offers a vegetarian menu for coffee, brunch, lunch and cake. The space is wheelchair-accessible and also has outdoor seating under the alleyway's iconic light installation. The cafe's interior was recently remodelled by designer Steuart Padwick, who used colours inspired…

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Midcentury East – vintage interiors show

Sunday 19 May, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Haggerston School
£10
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
£35
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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Globe Town Spring Fair celebrating local community

Saturday 25 May, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Globe Town Market Square, Roman Road E2 0RN + Google Map
Free
Globe Town Community Spring Fair May 2019 poster

Globe Town will see its first ever Spring Fair on 25 May 2019 at the Globe Town Market Square on Roman Road. The Spring Fair will celebrate Globe Town's community, and will feature a range of events and stalls from locals for adults and children. Organised by the Globe Town Assembly and funded by Tower Hamlets Council, the fair will be a free day of family activities. These include a mobile farm from Surrey Docks featuring a Shetland pony and…

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