Issue 39. Up Your Street

Mon 23rd Sep. free 6.30pm Birkbeck University event at Theatre Royal Stratford E15. Community engagement evening “Birkbeck Connects”.

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Tues 24th  Sep             The Salvation Army shop in Forest Rd E17 is shut today for a funeral.

free  2 – 4pm      Reminiscence Café at Bruce Castle Museum

Decimal and Imperial Do you still think in old money and old weights and measures? Share your fond memories and frustrations with us over a cup of tea

Wed 25th Sep.  free 10-noon Lloyd Park Sharing Heritage. Animation techniques.

                               free 6-7.30pm Poetry at Centre For Better Health, Hackney. Read, enjoy, discuss.

                               free 7.30pm Joyce Rosser at Bruce Castle Museum, Tottenham talks about the history of Tottenham High Road and Spurs. Refreshments at 7pm

Sat 28th  Sep     free noon-3pm. Forest Recycling Project, Give and take day at The Asian Centre, Orford Road  E17

Sun 29th Sep     free 11.30am-1pm. Community Breakfast at the Mill E17, Bring food to share if you can.

breakfast home made bread


Up Your Street issue 2

Moving towards The Legacy

Thurs Aug 2nd free       Green Gym Day at Downhills Park N15    10.30-2.30pm Help clear the pond and wear suitable clothing. Meet by the Cafe.

Sat  Aug 4th  free  2pm (repeats Tues at 11 am)meet Vestry House Museum for a guided walk around the Village of Walthamstow. (Walthamstow Historical Society) No need to book.

Thurs Aug 9th     free   until 1st Sept. Hackney PictureHouse . Photographic exhibition celebrating Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary of independence.

 £2.50        1pm “42nd Street” Hackney PictureHouse (reminiscence screenings) Free tea and biscuits too.

Sat Aug 11th free  12-3pm Forest Recycling Project at Priory Court Community Centre  E17 (W11 bus) Give or take time.

 Wed Aug  15th  free    6-8pm film  “Waterland” based on a novel by Graham Swift. No need to book. Hackney Central Library. Generously hosted by Lydia of the Reading Lane Book Group which starts up again in September.


Royal Opera House until 12 Aug free 10-6.15 daily. Olympic celebration, history and a chance to have your photo taken with an Olympic Torch for free.  No need to book.