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

issue 36 of Up Your Street

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Issue 36

Sun 1st Sep. free  noon. Charity Table Top Sale behind Iceland at Bakers Arms E10 in their yard.

Mon 2nd Sep free noon-2pm Older People’s social gathering at Lea Bridge Library E10. The Mill, Coppermill Lane E17 hosts the event.

Wed 4th Sep  free  10-noon Lloyd Park Sharing heritage weekly meet-

Sun 8th Sep      free  3-7pm

The Floating Cinema, The Canals Project and Number 90 invite you to…
Sunday 8 September 2013 , 3-7pm Number 90 Main Yard Wallis Road, Hackney Wick E9 5LN Rail: Hakney Wick; Buses: 26, 388


Join us on and off the Floating Cinema for a day of print & clay workshops, screenings, floating Street Art spotting and music hosted at Number 90 in Hackney Wick and suitable for all ages.Programme: 3-7pm Drop-in Screen printing workshop with Ian Dawson and Andy Reaney and clay workshop with artist Ulli Knall 3-7pm Screenings on-board the Floating Cinema (whilst not on a tour) 4pm & 5pm Street art tours led by artist, author and curator of The Canals Project Cedar Lewishon (Booked out but return tickets may be availble on the day)

Book at The Floating Cinema website.


Thurs 12th Sep £2.50 for Silver Screen members (just join on door for free).1pm “Stepford Wives” at Hackney PictureHouse,  Reminiscence screenings. No need to book.



issue 7 Up Your Street

Wed Sept 5th free    7pm  Bruce Castle Museum Haringey.Ben Long will give a talk about his scaffold sculpture series and the nine metre lion sculpture created for PARK ART in Haringey  at Bruce Castle Park, along with a short introduction to PARK ART by UP Projects curators Emma Underhill and Laura Harford. This is a free event and drinks will be served, to book email  

Thurs Sept 6th free 10-noon Centre For Better Health 1a Darnley Rd hackney (opp, Town hall) Coffee and cake morning

free 10.30-11.30am. Walking tour. Part of Molten Festival in Barking,(see flyer below)

free 6-9pm The Mill E17 first year Anniversary and meet “The Gifted”  artists. Bring nibbles to share please.

Sat Sept 8th free 7 for 7.30pm Vegetarian Quiz Night St Andrews Church, Colworth Rd E11. Neighbours Faith Club

                                        free “News from Nowhere Club” E11 at the Epicentre (West St). Talk and shared buffet 7.30pm  “The Artist As Craftsperson”.

Sun Sept 9th free 1.30-3.30pm.  Ruth Calder Murphy’s art at the Blackhorse Rd Baptist Church, Blackhorse Road E17

  free 11.30-noon and  2.30-3pm. William Morris Gallery Poetry Tours. Just turn up.

Mon Sept 10th free 2pm The People’s Museum E15 (opp Gala Bingo) Talk, The History of Brick Lane by Judith Garfield. book on 02085534343

Tues Sept 11th £2 7.30pm The Birkbeck Tavern, 45 Langthorne Rd E11 (byLeyton Station) Radical History Group of Walthamstow hosts Speaker: Bob Light

Forty years ago: Five dockworkers in Pentonville


Coming up in October. 12th October midnight until 7pm the next day an Hymathon at St Andrews Church E11 to save the organ! Roll up!


Walking Tours this week

Walking Tours until Sunday in Barking. The Molten Festival 2012


Up Your Street Issue 3

                                                      Issue 3

Busy London! Remember Up Your Street finds free or very cheap activities for seniors

Tues Aug 7th free 10 am  (on until Aug 31st). At the Rich Mix in Bethnal Green Rd, a  photographic  exhibition in the mezzanine:- “The Green East End”.

Fri Aug 10th £2    2-4pm (weekly) drop in art at The Centre For Better Health,

Darnley Rd, Hackney

                         free     6-8pm, Tokarska Gallery Forest Rd E17  (just by Blackhorse Rd Station).  Book for an evening conversation “Writing about Painting” Dr Pen Dalton

Sat Aug 11th free        3pm Hoxton Hall. The Black Cab Theatre , Dalston, is hosting a participatory performance! Exhibition too until 6pm. Book via Eventbrite or Hoxton Hall.

                                           free  7.30 for 8pm. Epicentre West Road E11 (next to Cathall Rd Leisure Centre.) Parking too. News from Nowhere Club presents a talk on FairTrade. Refreshments and a great venue.

Mon Aug 12th £2  10-noon  (weekly)The Centre For Better Health ,Darnley Rd (opp Hackney Town Hall) Ceramics and jewellery making.

In advance

Booking now at Priory Court Community Centre E17 . Free fabric courses beginning Sept 26th on Wednesday all day for 5 weeks.

RAGWORKS is on display until August 30th at the Hornbeam Café, Hoe Street E17. The Café opens Weds to Saturdays.

Eagerly awaiting an art exhibition at the Mill E17 called “Gifted”. Watch this space!

“Chariots of Fire ” about the 1924 Paris Olympics is coming up on Film 4 this week also coming up on 12th September at The Rio, Dalston and so is “Passport To Pimlico” .

Remember there are hundreds of things going on but Up Your Street finds free or very cheap events and activities for seniors.

issue 3 Up Your Street

Mon June 11th free  4-11.30pm.  Rich Mix, Bethnal Green. Taste of Poland art, food, culture.

Wed  June 13th  £2.50 4pm. Stratford east Picturehouse. film “Dorian Gray”

Thurs June 14th  free    6-8.30 pm Chandos Centre E15. Network and fun with Newham Council community engagement team.

free    7pm  Chats Community Palace launch of photo music exhibition. Brooksby’s Walk e5

Sat June 16th  free 9.30-5pm Ridley Road Market. “A Taste Of Hackney” project

by a Different Drum Productions which involved many

subscribers to Up Your Street shows off its wares and App.

free 10.30-3.30pm Book with Cheryl Bown at Hackney Museum, How to be aware of conserving your artifacts.

                            free   2-4pm Homerton Library .Gypsy music and Come Dancing experience!

free   7.30pm News From Nowhere Club @Epicentre E11 “The Poetry of Poverty” (bring a dish to share).

issue 8 of Up Your Street

Up Your Street   issue 8

Tues  Feb 28th  £2.50 2.30-4.30pm. Tea dance. Plumtree Centre Leyton (by Lagoon)
                        free      6pm CLR James Library, Dalston Junction. Opening ceremony.
Wed  Feb  29th   free  1-3pm Hackney Archives open afternoon (Dalston Junction)
Thur  Mar  1st   £3  7pm film “Children Of The Revolution” at Haringey Independent Film at
                                  West Green Learning Centre, Tottenham.
Sat   Mar 3rd   £1 10-noon Tapestry classes at Holden Point Waddington Rd ,Stratford.
                      £1    11.30-2.30pm Bead making with paper at Time2Craft Rokeby Community
                              Links Hub. E15.
                      £3.50 7.30pm Scouts Quiz. Scout Hall, Evesham Rd. Stratford E15.
                        Teams up to 10 people. (Please bring your own brains, food and drink).      
Tues  Mar  6th  £2.50 Matinees for seniors. Stratford east Picture House.
Sat     Mar   10th free 7.30pm Epicentre E11 with the News From Nowhere Club.
                         Murray Melvin presents a talk about the archives at Stratford east Theatre Royal.
                                                                        Take a dish to share.

Up Your Street list. issue 47. Flicks galore.

Tues   Dec 6th  £2      members, £4 otherwise  Classic screenings  at Stratford Picture House

Wed   Dec 7th £2.50 2pm Part of ‘London On Film’. ” It Always Rains on Sundays”.
Thurs Dec 8th  free   6-7.30pm Hackney Museum ‘Black History Music Quiz’ night. Book your
                                   team in advance at the Museum.
                                7.30pm Launch of Maureen Gallaccio’s pamphlet “Homing In”    
                                with poetry readings at printworks behind 2 Greenleaf Rd E17.
                                Maureen is Mo of The Mill E17 !
Fri     Dec 9th   free   11 am Craft Fair at The Mill E17 (bottom of Walthamstow Market)
Sat    Dec 10th free   10-5pm ice gliding sessions for fun in Coronation Gardens,E10.
                      free    7.30pm (bring food to share) News From Nowhere Club in Epicentre E11.
                                Discussion with Dr. Carl Levy.
Sun   Dec 11th £6.50  non-members 1.15pm Stratford Picture House “The Lion King” in 3D.
                       free    7-9.30pm Mozart’s Requiem. St John At Jerusalem Church, Lauriston Rd E9.
Mon   Dec 12th £2     1.30-4.30pm Tea Dance Stratford Town Hall
Tues   Dec  13th free 7-8.30pm. Get together with residents and council agents to think of
                                      ways to be involved in 2012 e .g. street parties. Vicarage Rd Community Centre E15.
Thurs  Dec 15th  free 11 am meet at the Angel but book through Trip by public transport
                                    to the Science Museum arranged by the fabulous Stuart Low Trust in Islington.
                                     Please mention Up Your Street when you register as a member.
                                     A picnic lunch  
                                     generously provided often includes produce from Culpeper Gardens.
                                     There are many other events. Ask the Trust.
Cathall Rd Leisure Centre is closed on Dec 19th for staff training.
Photographic archives exhibition At Stratford Picture House by Murray Melvin.
“Cinderella” the panto   at Theatre Royal Stratford east. 2 for 1 tickets on sale.
all correct at time of uploading by Gillian Lawrence                 
Up Your Street an information-sharing service for seniors listing free events and activities in the 6 London 2012 boroughs.