Issue 1. 2016. Up Your Street

                               Up Your Street   Issue 1  2016
Tues 5th Jan    £5    1.30-4pm Tea dance at  Leyton Great Hall at Old Leyton Town Hall. You can book at Eventbrite.
                          free 6.45pm Chapel Cinema Bethnal Green (direction : St. Margaret’s in Ford Road) Screening “The Proud Valley”.
Wed  6th Jan     free 10.30-12 Art for all, (monthly sessions) “Introduction to Islamic Art using geometric designs” at North Chingford Library . Hosted by Hassan Vawda and other artists. You can book at Eventbrite.
Sat  9th Jan      free   11-4pm  William Morris Gallery. Using plant dye to colour film. No need to book.                                     free         7.30pm starts with a shared buffet. News from Nowhere Club at Epicentre West Street E11

“Hounds Off!:
The People’s Campaign against Hunting
Speaker: Joe Hashman

Joe joined the Hunt Saboteurs Association in 1982. He worked for the League Against Cruel Sports & since 2006 has remained part of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Enforcement Team. Integral to many groundbreaking investigations, exposés & prosecutions, he has also defended his anti-hunting beliefs successfully in the European Court of Human Rights & various domestic legal arenas. He is the founder of Hounds Off ( ).”


Mon 11th Jan    £5 1.30-1.30pm Stratford Old Town Hall. Newham residents go for £3. There’s cake, raffles and live music of course. Be aware for Valentine’s and St George’s Day tea dances all over in February

Haberdashers Restaurant in Stokey

There’s a Christmas dinner waiting for Eleanor Rigby , Darby and Joan, Uncle Tom Cobley  and other senior guests at this restaurant on Christmas Day if you live in Hackney . Phone them. Mention Up Your Street. There’s transport too. If you’re likely to be eating alone with not a soul to see the Queen’s speech with then get yourself to a warm noisy food-smelling turkey basting joint. Never be shy.

Issue 43. Up Your Street


Sun 13th Dec    free  7pm. Classical concert at St John at Jerusalem Hackney. Retiring collection of course.        Turn up.
                            free  6.30pm Hackney Singers (Thanks to Wendy for sharing). de Beauvoir St Pater’s Church. Concert for Hackney & Islington Winter Night Shelters Turn up.
Tues 15th Dec  free 6.45pm Chapel Cinema Bethnal Green St Margaret’s screening ” Elf Cinema”.                                   Turn up
Wed 16th Dec   free 11-noon Seated Zumba at Disability Hub 90 Crownfield rd E15                                                Turn  up
Thurs 17th Dec free 10.15-11.15 am Coffee and cake book group at Hackney Central Library discussing Lawrenson’s ” The Lantern “.Turn up
Sat 19th Dec    free  11 am Spitalfields Old Market Pop up Vintage Fair.
Wed 23rd Dec            The Mill @ Coppermill Lane E17 says
We will be closed from Weds 23 Dec 2015 to Mon 4 Jan 2016 inclusive “.
At various Up Your Street promoted events, Up Your Street’s Patricia volunteers and does the refreshments.
                                                                                    Pat's Caribbean Fare.jpg
She represented High Street Seniors at MUSEFest, a charity gig in Hackney  organised by women musicians . We’ll see her behind her Caribbean sandwiches in February.  Coming soon..
                                                           Merry Christmas

Issue 42 Up Your Street

Dec 13th Charity gig is at the Walthamstow Cricket Club  in Greenway Avenue  near Wood Street station.
 The line up includes  Greg Rose, Carole Vincent, John Arthur (Walthamstow Bard), Alan Levy, Steve Dowsett, Nick Pickett, John Wishart, Al Neville and Alan Cox “
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Fri 4th Dec     free 1-3pm Contact Trisha at Rosetta Art Centre in West Ham to join the workshop “Motifs” about music and art.

free Leytonstone Library opening times Fabric of The Stow celebrating 50@Watham Forest by Sba Shaikh.fabric of the stowfor a couple of weeks

Sat 5th Dec  £11    11.30-1.30pm commences at Leyden Gallery E1 Nude Drawing classes. see Tower Hamlets leisure activities to book

Mon    7th Dec    free 6.30-8.30 Tate Modern Pop Art exhibition free view Community evening.
                                 Up Your Street has a group going and Soapbox and Tottenham Art.
Tues   8th Dec    free 6.30-9pm Film screening at Chapel Cinema Bethnal Green. “It’s A Wonderful Life”.Eventbrite to book.

Wed    9th Dec 

We have a FREE Zumba class on Wednesday mornings for elderly and disabled people. If need be all exercise can be done seated.
Free Zumba Class
Wednesdays 11:00 – 12:00
90 Crownfield Road
Entrance is at the rear of the building off Amethyst Road
All welcome. However due to limited staff numbers we cannot offer one to one support. If anyone needs any extra assistance they are more than welcome to bring a support worker or career with them.
If you have any questions feel free to give me a call.
Gerry Heffernan
Tel:  020 8534 1589
Fax: 020 8534 5658

                       free noon Waltham Forest residents Christmas dinner. Tomorrow too. 600 never got a place!

                            free  6-9pm celebration of 20 affordable prints at Bow Arts at the Nunnery in Bow
Thurs 10th Dec    free 11.00-1.00pm  Steve Bush at Claremont Project Islington talking about community art.
                                   10.30-12.30pm East London Radio. Mary Katherine presents golden oldies.
Sat      12th Dec  free noon-2pm African drums and fun, workshops and education with Iroko Theatre.
Carpenters Community Centre,
17 Doran Walk,
London E15 2JL
                            free2-7pm Red Door Studios East Ham E6.Christmas Market (shared by Sally)
Sun     13th Dec  free  “3-8pm There is another charity fundraiser in aid of Sue`s House Cancer Help Centre. Dawlish Road Ilford .
                                        free 6.30pm Hackney Singers Christmas Carol Concert at St Peter’s de Beauvoir
                                         free  7pm St John at Jerusalem Classic Concert
Mon     14th Dec  free  8-10pm (note late hours) with Women’s Institute Make a Christmas door wreath Eventbrite to book
date Upstairs at The Prince Pub
59 Kynaston Road
Stoke Newington
N16 OEB London
United Kingdom
                         free  7pm at St John at Jerusalem Hackney. Classical concert.
Tues    15th Dec free 2-3.30pm Fashion Show at Caramel Rock Academy Canning Town. Eventbrite