Up Your Street. Issue 20

                                                         Up Your Street Issue 20

We are in Adult Learners’ Week 2013

knittinKnitters at the Mill E17, Sharing skills.

Mon 2oth May free noon -2pm Up Your Street hosts a free social get-together at Lea Bridge Library Leyton. Tea, raffles, friendship. At 1pm Mary Fahey mary in her element

demonstrates the benefits of meditation. Book via gillianamuir@aol.co.uk and Eventbrite. She presents a magazine programme at Streetlife Radio, by the way.

                              free 12.15pm Bruce Castle Museum, Haringay

Walk: Around All Hallows Graveyard

Join Deborah Hedgecock, Curator of Bruce Castle Museum, as she takes a tour around the ancient graveyard of the original parish church for Tottenham. (Meet at the museum)

(If wet, the walk will become an illustrated talk on the graveyard at the museum)

Tues 21st May free Museum of London. Some Up Your Street subscribers receive their Awards certificates at Adult Learners Week 2013 event . Breakfast time. Congrats!

                              free  2-4pm Hamara Project 1b Priory Avenue E17 (by Walthamstow tube station ).Finding out about Dementia.

                             free but book 2-5pm Dalston Eastern Curve Garden (Dalston Junction, Hackney)
Making patchwork lavender pillows
Learn how to make patchwork pattern by cutting up old clothing, so you can feel confident about making use of any textile fragments you have at home. Then make a patchwork pillow to fill with therapeutic lavender from the Garden to take home!019

                           free 10-12.30 Workshop; the importance of maths for young children, a community workshop in Hackney Community Voluntary Services, Tyssen St Hackney. Phone 020 72758577.

                         free  2-4pm  Tell Me About It!

Reminiscence Café at the Bruce Castle  Museum.Remember the Lunch Hour? 

Join us and share memories (or photos and objects) about your life experiences ..and your lunch hour! What was it like at school? How long did you get for lunch at work? Did you have special arrangements, a work canteen, or take your own lunch?

All ages welcome!

Thurs 23rd May free noon-3pm. Dementia care information at Infinite Oasis Care 807 High St Leyton E10.

                                  free 7-9pm Bonnie Kemske talks about ceramics at Tokarska Gallery, Forest Rd (Opp. Tesco). Book with Eventbrite.

Sun 26th May free 11 am from  The Mill Coppermill Lane E17 “Poetry in Motion: The Market Walk” . Book through Eventbrite or phone Walthamstow Library The walk is followed by a poetry reading starting at 1.15pm in Walthamstow library E17.

Fri 31st May free 11-1pm or 2.30-4.30pm. Local History Open Day upstairs so arrange special access by phoning Vestry House Museum in E17 and/or book through Eventbrite.

Sat June 1st      Appetite begins. A celebration of food and tastes in Waltham Forest.

From a blog visitor:-

Adult Learners’ Week (18-24 May) is when our thoughts turn to learning skills – whether for work or just for the fun of it. The Esperanto Association of Britain is offering a free postal or email course in the international language – marked by a network of voluntary tutors.

The free course is suitable for those who would like a quick taster, and gives an overview of the language in twelve bite-sized portions. Once the learner has received the first lesson, they simply return their answers. Then the tutor replies with guidance and the next lesson.

For details of the work of the Esperanto Association and the free course, contact: eab@esperanto-gb.org

Peer Arts , 99 Hoxton St E1 art exhibition free

Karin Ruggaber: An outside of a house
Until Saturday 29 June
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