Issue 33. Up Your Street

Sat 19th Sep free 11-1pm walk on the wild side with LBWF to get an overview of Mini-Holland from Lammas Rd to Bakers Arms. (Spot the bikes).

                         free 5pm-9pm  Maya Angelou Film Festival “Down In the Delta” with Black History Studies at St Ann’s Library N15. Expect kiddies and the wafting aroma of Jamaica patties.

                          £7                              7pm Fish n chips and bingo with WF Disability Resource Centre

Sun 20th Sep free  11-1pm as Saturday above but from Bakers to Wood Street

Mon 21st Sep £5 6.30pm Some teachers at Up Your Street off to see the Tate Pop Art. “They were there“.   !!!!

 Fri 25th Sep free Ceramic expo at Geffrye Museum until 27th September.

Sat 26th Sep free 3pm-7pm  Maya Angelou Film Festival event in Tottenham St Ann’s Library. “Jump At the Sun” presented by  Black History Studies. Real down to earth community welcome and atmosphere. All welcome as always. From 3pm there’s a story telling Workshop with Griot Chinyere. All info is at Eventbrite where tickets are sold out but hey try your luck by going there.

Wed 30th Sep £5 tea dance Waltham Forest with Mr Wonderful at old Town hall Leyton by Library.

free 1pm Whitechapel Community open to all event. Meet people who’ve attended community group sessions at the Gallery and mingle amongst exhibitions.

Thurs 1st Oct free “African Threads Hackney Style” at Hackney Museum ( tbc)

                          free (we think) “Building Site” an art exhibition by Angela Lyn in New Inn Yard Shoreditch in which four Up Your Streeters  participated. Yes we did. We are Sue, Gillian, Anna and Suteria.


                             free  6pm. Ideas Store Whitechapel  E1 Artist installation and launch of Art of Ageing (tell us about it).

Raku ceramics is on show now at The Humble Gallery in Rosetta. Work by; Su Leaver, Roger Sanna, Linda Gomez, Tiki Bush, Frank Jennings, Brigitte Colleaux, Monika Laskowska and David Allies-Curtis.

The pieces are inspired by the location of Cody Dock, the site that the group made a raku kiln and fired these works. If you want to try your hand at the Japanese firing technique of raku, come along on Saturday 3rd October 11am – 4pm at Cody Dock, where there will be demonstrations of the raku kiln along with free ceramics workshops.

Mon 5th Oct free 1.30-3.30pm Basic IT  (5 weeks of finger-tapping) at WHDRC (See  next entry)

Wed  7th Oct free  11-1pm Card making at Waltham Forest Disability Resource Centre off Crownfield Rd E15   (five weeks of loveliness and glitter).

Thurs 8th Oct  free poetry evening LBWF

                               free 10.30-noon,Canning Town Library , adventures in art managed by artist Hassan Vawda. Always good. Cuppa too. Welcoming staff.

  Tues 13th Oct  free (Second Tues of the month) 1-3pm Significant Seams E17 and neighbourly knitting Pimp Hall Chingford E4.



1)Textiles on a roll. Textile/ material sale always in Burwell Road E10 opposite Roma House. Not sure of opening times but worth a peek.

2) This was in the Metro 17th Sep. Schweet. Leyton in love I think.


3) Years ago Sue and I and a crowd of Up Your Streeters went to Songololo-Feet in Hackney for printing workshops. Sue treasured her treasures and made me a crochet bucket bag. Look at that lining!wpid-2015-09-16-12.38.20.jpg.jpeg

4) Two great community art exhibitions coming up in October at The Mill E17. I will alert you.

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