issue 38. Up Your Street

Thurs  Dec1st    free. Red ribbon day. Aids quilt exhibition happens over the coming weekend with a trail too.
Sat     Dec 3rd    free 11-4pm Leytonstone Library E11  Leyton & Stone Designers Xmas Market

                           free 10-6pm. Redbridge Central Library and Museum. The UK Aids Quilt goes on display at many other venues in London . Not seen for 20 years.
Clements Road, Ilford, IG1 1EA (Thanks to Ian Visits for the info).
Tues Dec 6th      £1   10-12 Coffee and a  biscuit at The Mill.(fundraising)
Wed Dec 7th      free Up Your Street Community Group off to see Medieval embroidery at the V&A.
                           free 10.30-noon North Chingford Library ARTKEYS puppet workshop with artist Megan. Hosted by Hassan Vawda.
Thurs Dec 8th    free Mary Katherine Presents at East London Radio her magazine show for seniors. You can request music from 1950s-1990s. Good fun.
Fri     Dec 9th     free  Slippers For Shelter Day. Wear your pom-pom ones with gusto.
What’s at Hackney Museum

People Power: Black British arts and activism in Hackney 1960s-2000s

4 October – 21 January
Aspects of Black British arts and activism developed in Hackney since the 1960s.
Please note: the exhibition will be very busy until 3pm every day during October and November with visiting schools.

Sharing Our Stories: Jewish Stamford Hill 1930s-1950s

13 September – 17 January
A display of local people’s stories by Teen Action, a Chassidic Orthodox Jewish organisation for young women, and Hackney Museum.

The Missing Chapter: Black Chronicles

21 November – 28 January
A selection of rare portraits portraying people of African, Caribbean and South Asian descent in Britain during the Victorian era. In partnership with Autograph ABP and part of The Missing Chapter project.
PS. Autograph ABP in Rivington Street by Liverpool Street is selling its massive photographic books at half price. BARGAIN.
PPS Met other familiar seniors and some Up Your Streeters at La Bella Vita by Tesco up in Leytonstone. Rate that highly. Great food and service. It was a busy popular place indeed. I had a bacon and mozzarella toasted granary bread sandwich with mustard sauce on rocket and posh tomatoes for £4. Now I am the one who will say” £4 for a sarni!”  Not this time. Delicious. I was having a project planning meeting with Mary Katherine at East London Radio. All will be revealed in the New Year. Just to say we are doing it for ourselves.
Keep warm.

 

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