Issue 3. Up Your Street

Mon 20th Jan free 5-6.30pm  Stratford networking in the community. Stratford Library, 3 The Grove.  Monday’s event will feature Well London, Technopop (an 8 week science and technology festival on the Olympic Park) and the introduction of ‘Echo’ – a timeback for Newham. This in addition to the usual refreshments and networking.

Tues 21 Jan free 5- 7pm
Free cook and taste course. Want to learn about eating well for better mental health. Learn to make delicious healthy meals. Find out more about healthy eating. Meet people and have fun cooking. To join contact Manny at Helping Hackney Health on 07885 629384. Age group: Adults. Well Street Surgery, SHORE ROAD, London, Hackney, E9 7TA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Manny Epton. Email: manny_epton@helpinghackneyhealth.or Telephone: 07885 629384

Wed 22nd Jan  free 12-2pm as above cooking course.

                      free for over 60s after you’ve paid £6.90 for year card, there’s  swimming for over 50 years young. 0930-10.30am. Leyton Leisure Centre. E10.

Thurs 23rd Jan free 6-8.30pm  E17 Community Kitchen  at Waltham Forest College E17

                               free  6.15-7.45pm.Best to book.Tanya  Harris at Hackney Museum . Launch evening. “Side by Side” Living in Cazenove exhibition.

Sun 26 Jan  free 2.00  – 4.30 p.m. St Augustine’s Tower Open Day
Hackney’s oldest building will be open to the public. Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney. Disabled access to ground floor. Admission free. . Age group: All ages. Mare Street, Hackney E8 1HR. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Laurie Elks. Email: view website

Wed 29  Jan  £3 Tea Dance 1–4pm Chingford Assembly Hall  Station Road  Chingford , E4 7EN

                          free 6-7.30pm Poetry share at The Centre for Better Health 1a Darnley Rd Hackney. Hosted by Cirillo

Thurs 30th Jan £3 7.15pm Haringey Independent Cinema. West Green Learning Centre Tottenham. Screening of “Parade”

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Mon 24th June free noon-2pm. Up Your Street hosts “Lea Bridge Seniors” at Lea Bridge Library E107PH.  Rasheeqa  of HedgeHerbs  guests.

                               £3 for Silver Screen members (£6 otherwise. Join on the spot! Membership is free.) Noon. Hackney PictureHouse “The Pink Panther”.

                               free noon-2pm Wood Street Library Forest Road, E17 “Learn to use charcoal to draw”.

                              free beginning today at KPMG building 15 Canada Square in Canary Wharf, exhibition of art works from Rosetta Art Centre, Stratford E15 until 30th August 2013. Gillian Lawrence has an oil painting on view from the foyer bridge! There is no public access to the actual ‘gallery’ site…. yet.

Thurs 27th June £3 7pm “Beasts Of the Southern Wild” (93 mins) screening by Haringey Independent Cinema at West Green Learning Centre, Philip Lane N17.

Fri 28th June free 7pm Leyton Gallery artists meeting at William IVth Pub opp. Tesco E10 to discuss future plans. All welcome.

Sat 29th June free  2pm Hoxton Hall Shoreditch  Launch of “Audio History Tour of Shoreditch”. Other festivities and no need to book.

Sun 30th June free but bring some shares 11.15-1.30pm Community Breakfast at The Mill E17

                           free noon-4pm Vestry House Museum E17 Annual Garden Party incl. Hedge Herbs & Wholistic Apothecary Stall .

Mon 1st July  £3 members of Silver Screen. Noon. Hackney PictureHouse noon. “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”.


Wed 3rd July free 6-7.30pm . Written work reading and poetry-sharing at The Centre for  Better Health 1a Darnley Rd E5. Tea money required.

                           free noon Art Café at Whitechapel Art Gallery  E1 (and on 24th July at 2pm) to learn about the free art course for seniors at Birkbeck University in Stratford E15. book through Eventbrite. Great venues, great course.

Thurs 4th July free 10am “Soft” textiles and materials exhibition at the Mill E17. RAGWORKS  is on display.

Sat 6th July free Fete at St John at Hackney by Narrow Way Hackney