Days age when sex-workers could work safely in Soho and Mini-Holland was double-dutch, a crowd of Up Your Street people went to free screen-silk printing (FREE!!!) at Songololo-Feet in Hackney. Today I received my birthday present from Sue who’d incorporated her block print into a gorgeous hand-made crochet bag (or is it knitting?). Learnt skills, learnt skills.
Tues 26 April free 1-3pm (provide your own file, paper and pens) “Volunteering”
An introduction to a course for those already committed to volunteering. In conjunction
with CLASS of Waltham Forest and Circle 33 Housing at Priory Court Community Centre,
South Countess Rd, E17 (W11 bus)
Poss. restricted to Waltham Forest residents. Course is 2 days a week,
Tuesdays and Thursdays all day until July 6th.
Wed 27 April free 10.30-11.30 am Hackney Central Library Coffee and cake reading group. Trotsky.
free 11-1pm Methodist Church Richmond Rd, Hackney.
Towards a market co-operative via the “Still Alive and Kicking Project” with Songololo-Feet.
Introduction to plastic crochet
free 10-8pm. Exhibition by Gina Southgate, Hackney artist joined by other artists in different media
at Stoke Newington Library, Church St, Hackney.N16
with The Paint Quartet, a programme of performance and art.
The Paint Quartet play 30th April and May 1st. 2-4pm.
free 6.30-8.30pm Walthamstow Library. Workshop on social media and your business
i. e. Facebook, apps etc.
Up Your Street5 is on Twitter for quick updates and information.
Thurs 28th April free 7pm John Arthur’s gig at Tottenham Chances, by Seven Sisters Underground Station
free 6pm Rich Mix free film called “Celebration”. (see issue 16)
Sat April 30th free 8am Walk in Coldfall Wood,Haringey, North London (car parking on street)
Seeking birds’ habitats. Book with Friends of Coldfall Wood.
May is Pirate month in Wapping!!
May 1st Dawn Chorus Day.
Thurs 5th May free £1 11.30-1.15pm Agewell Singers at Stratford Circus resumes. New blood wanted!
free 5-7pm Flyover Arts. Bromley by Bow Centre, St Leonard’s Road, E.3.
Crafts and arts workshop, sale and open evening. Music at 7.30 but you need to buy a ticket.
free 6.30pm Women’s Library 60 min. Spitalfields walk around the history of Jack The Ripper.
Fri 6th May Smith’s of Ongar new Fish restaurant opening in Wapping
(not 100% confirmed but checking with the proprietor daily)
free 10-noon Stamford Hill Library Chair-based exercises.
free 11-6pm “Urban Planning In Berlin, London and Paris” a visionary project at Unit B Dalston Lane South
Labyrinth Tower E8. City Visions Exhibition. Until 14th May
Mon 9th May free 7-9pm Raines Hall, Wapping. (Dalston Junction to Wapping 15mins by train!)
Madge Darby signs
and launches her new book “Piety And Piracy”. All welcome.
Tues 10 May free all day with Stuart Low Trust. Visit to V&A Museum with lunch provided. Join and book.
Fri 13 May free 6pm Waltham Forest Assembly Hall. We celebrate Vaisakhu.
Tickets (max 4) in advance from WF Direct Shops.
Sun 15 May free 2pm Coronation Avenue, Stoke Newington Road. Plaque and
memorial event with George Alagiah presenting.