Up Your Street Issue 23

                          Gypsy and Roma Month in Hackney . Up Your Street presents Issue 23.

Mon 3rd June  free noon -2pm Lea Bridge Seniors with Up Your Street at Lea Bridge Library E10. Guest speaker Jan talks about Spitalfields and its recent tourism. We have a  raffle, free refreshments and provide jolly good company

.012Jan from Brick Lane cooking for the congregation.

Wed 5th June    free 7.30pm. Rich Mix in Bethnal Green. Presenting Ukrainian Literature.(Thanks to Derek Prince for the info.) No need to book.

                                free 10-4pm The Mill E17. Sprout There! Sale of herbs, cosmetics and more.

Thurs 6th June free 6-9pm. Boxpark in Shoreditch. A Photographic exhibition aimed at bringing social positive change through images. No need to book .

                               free 4.30pm Hackney Central Library launches  GYPSY ROMA MONTH: Explore the history, culture and languages of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in Hackney this month. The London Gypsy Orchestra plays. Always an excellent evening showcasing Irish dancing and etc. Free refreshments.

Fri 7th June       £3 10.30-12.30pm Lea Bridge Library Community Room. Elders’ Story telling workshop and quilting with Sara. No experience necessary.

                              free 2-3pm New Hall at Claremont Project in White Lion St, Islington.. For members. Just join on the spot! See and enjoy Oh La La! a French jazz band . Cuppa and cake for 20p. Marvellous.

                              free 6.30-9pm St Mary’s Community Centre in Upper Street with the  Stuart Low Trust hosting an evening of  Quilts and poetry.IMAG002416A RAGWORKS Quilt

Sat 8th June     free noon -2.30pm History n Herbs. Walking the Marshes with HedgeHerbs

                                 free  7.30pm. The Epicentre E11.  Bring a dish or snacks to share.  “News from Nowhere” presents a life of “Hancock”.

                                 free  7.30pm John Arthur, the Walthamstow Bard, is playing in the closing evening party  event   at the Holloway Arts Festival   at the  Whittington Park. Community Centre  ,Yerbury Road, N19 4RS    near Upper Holloway  station.

Sun 9th June     free 2-5pm Dalston Eastern Curve Garden by Dalston Junction. Veggie taster session and sale of food grown in the Garden.

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Free exhibition at Chats Palace, Brooksby’s Walk Homerton. Exhibition of posters from the archive. You must email www.chatspalace.co.uk to find out when the Palace will be open for you.

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Coming soon

Sat 15th June  11-2pm. From The Children’s Centre, Cathall Road E11………

CLOTHESCYCLE We are having a nearly-new and second-hand clothes sale at Langthorne Park, Leytonstone E11″.

Please bring any clean women’s or children’s clothes you wish to donate before 14th June

Sat 15th June 8-6pm.  RANG is on its way. Art in Wood Street, E17.  The road will be closed for the major Walthamstow event.

Coming in a fortnight or so. free at The Centre For Better Health 1a Darnley Rd, Hackney. Come and share your poems and short stories. If you are an aspiring writer, well-spoken poet or like to write for fun; join us at the Centre from the 19th June 2013. Open Poetry…takes place every fortnight on Wednesdays. Refreshments too.

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Issue 14 Up Your Street Oct 17th – Nov 6th 2012

Wed Oct 17th £3  7pm STRATFORD EAST SINGERS ARE BACK!

Theatre Royal Stratford East /please wait in the foyer area.

Sat Oct 20th free 3-5pm

Community 0pening Event

 at St Ann’s Community Hall, 37 Hemsworth St, London N1 5LF        For all ages…Activities:

  • Informal micro performance of LGO
  • Micro singing workshop
  • Body percussion

The Magic of Making Making Music project
with a music celebration party for the whole family
The London Gypsy Orchestra would like to invite you for music and socialising, there will be tea, coffee and cakes 🙂

Sun Oct 21st free 11-3.30pm  Valentines Mansion Wedding Fair. Ilford

Mon Oct 22nd free 7pm John Arthur sings and plays guitar    Spoonful  Of  Poison session at the Stag`s Head   55 Orsman Road  Hoxton N1 5RA               nearest station  Haggerston

 Wed Oct 24th free (but membership is sought £12 p.a.) 7pm. At Wanstead Library (W14 bus) The East Of London History Society’s. talk on the  Port of London Archive. All welcome. Refreshments.

Thurs Oct 25th  £3.7pm West Green Learning Centre N15.. HIC presents the Spike Lee film DO  THE RIGHT THING.

Sat Oct 27th free 7-11pm Priory Court Community Centre E17 Celebration of Black History Month with the Home of Opulence. Free food, stalls and fun.

Sun Oct 28th free 9.30-1pm St Saviour’s Priory, 18, Queensbridge Rd E2 Hackney. Table top sale and each Sunday in November,. Visit the cloisters and the Chapel too. Wonderful

Fri Nov 2nd £1  1-2.15pm St John’s At Hackney, Mare St by Narrow Way. over 55’s writing group all about memories of dance and singing. Refreshments too.

Tues Nov 6th free 7.30pm The ClaptonHart, Lea Bridge Toundabout, E5 . The ByteThe Book reading group chatting informally about  Muriel Sparks’ “In The Driving Seat”.  The new community pub does good meals.