Up Your Street. Final Issue for 2012. No. 23.

                                           Merry Christmas

Starting in the New Year  there are free walks coming up with “Footsteps“,

all sorts of uplifting courses nice and cheap at the Centre for Better Health in Darnley Road, Hackney

and almost opposite there has opened “Unpackaged” a shop where you can take along your container and buy the amount of pulses, wine and other commodities that you want.

There’s a major art exhibition scheduled for the new year at the Mill E17 and variety shows on Friday evenings with The Stuart Low Trust.

On Fridays there will be free classical recitals at Claremont.

Not forgetting Wednesdays at  Theatre Royal Stratford east (TRSE) For £3 sing along with Stratford East Singers (SES) with Byron Gold conducting.

I’ll be updating you in my regular listings.

Thurs 10th Jan £2.50      at Hackney PictureHouse  a screening of  “A Taste Of Honey” followed by actor Murray Melvin taking Q&A.


Next issue of Up Your Street Sat 19th Jan.  Issue 1. 2013

Issue 21 Up Your Street

Issue 21.  Up Your Street

All things bright and beautiful coming in thick and fast. Remember I share activities for seniors which are usually free. I try!

Sat 8th Dec free  10 a.m-4pm  Hermitage Community Moorings at Wapping High Street Open Day. Browse and be refreshed with home- made cake. Some Up Your Street subscribers were pioneer volunteers at the Moorings.Up Your Street on an heritage projectIn 2010 at the Hermitage Moorings.

12-4pm Matilda’s Nursery Christmas Fete. St Katherine’s Way. Wapping

Sun 9th Dec free Downhills Park, N15. Meet to discuss the Park’s agenda. Meet at the Cafe 3.45pm prompt.

free 1-3pm Arcola Theatre  Ashwin St. Dalston, Hackney.The  Forest Recycling Day give or take /swap stuff. Other activities continue until 6pm. A ‘green’ day in fact

free 12-4pm Wilton’s Music Hall Bric a Brac market

Tues  11th Dec free  9.30am – 12.00pm  Become a Food Champion with “Love Food Hate Waste.” Workshop and training.at Theatre Royal Stratford. Register at Charlotte.Handel@VCHackney.org

stratford PictureHouse 1stbDec 2012where the theatre is in E15

Wed 12th Dec free 2.30pm Rio Cinema “White Christmas”.

Mon 17th Dec free 7-9pm Hackney Libraries reading groups Christmas celebration. Stoke Newington Library. No need to book.

Wed 19th Dec  free 6-8pm ‘Peer art appreciation’ with Newham Visual Arts Network at Rosetta Arts Hamilton Way. Bring your art work to show and also perhaps join the steering group for NVAN after a meeting. Express interest by 10th Dec please. Email  nvan@rosettaarts.org.

Thurs 20th Dec free  1pm. Meet at Eagle Pond for the annual Winter Solstice Walk with David Boote. You can join at other points making sure you end up at The Princess of Wales, Lea  Bridge Rd E10 for your deserved hot chocolate (or festive beer)2012-10-31 15.47.41E10

” Winter   Solstice walk one day early – Thursday 20th December.  The times will be   the same – 1pm at Eagle Pond (Walthamstow / Leyton corner opposite Rivenhall   Gardens), 2.30pm Leyton Green opposite Leyton Bus Garage, to finish at Lea   Bridge and the Princess of Wales pub around 4pm.”

                                                   Advance notice

Fri  11th Jan 2013 free 10-1pm with refreshments. At the Wallace Collection Manchester St W1. A conference to mark the occasion of Asian women’s art in Tower Hamlets. Book with Sophie Martin on Sophie.Martin@wallacecollection.org

 Tues 15th Jan 2013 free Stuart Low Trust outing. 11 am Meet at the Angel for a trip to the Saison Poetry Library, South Bank. Lunch provided. You must book and be a registered member of the Trust . Easy. Book at info@slt.org.uk Mention Up Your Street!


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 info@slt.org.uk 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.


Issue 44 Up Your Street

( All correct at time of uploading)                             

Tues 8th Nov   free  11 am walk with David Boote
‘across Leytonstone heath’, at 11am.

repeated 2.30pm on Sunday 13th November, starting at
the Whipps Cross roundabout bus
terminus, and ending at Davies Lane.  This
is to be the first in a series of
local walks over the winter, revisiting
our open spaces, pointing out a bit
of history occasionally, in a relaxed

Wed Nov 9th    £3      3pm Tour of Sutton House, Homerton Rd, Hackney. The £3 is house entry and the tour is free and excellent. Cafe with hot chocolate and marshmallows too!

£2     10.30-12.30pm    Coffee Morning in aid of The Stuart Low Trust at 63 Theberton Street, Islington N1 0QY.

Thurs Nov 10th free      and 17 November,    10am-3pm Magical Meadows at Markfield Park.Completing the pond restoration and cutting meadows in the woodland and beds of the community nature garden, alongside preparing soil for community bulb planting and possible planting to create a new healing garden. No experience necessary. Tea, gloves tools provided. Meet: Outside Markfield Park cafe, N15

Fri Nov 11th     £2.50  1.30-4.30pm Tea dance at Stratford Old Town Hall. Old favourites for old soldiers.

free 2.15- 4.14pm     Gardening at The View Tube on The Greenway. And take home produce!

£9 (need to book) 7.30-10.00pm Grand Union Orchestra 11/11/11 Armistice concert and choirs @ Hackney Empire.

Sat Nov 12th  free but book with Eventbrite or call Whitechapel Idea Store. 2pm Guided walk with David Rosenberg re Cable Street history. Meet 2pm Idea Store, Whitechapel E1.

free 7.30pm Bring food to share “The Modern Olympics; A Troubled History”. Talk by D. Porter. The Epicentre,Cathall Rd E11 (257, W14 buses).

£5  7.30pm “Six Centuries of Song”, Classical concert at St George In the East, The Highway E1

Tues Nov 15th free 9,30am “A Taste Of Hackney” senior participants meet Colvestone School, Dalston see www.upyourstreet.wordpress.com

free 8pm film ( to be announced)at Open The Gate, N16. Free film every Tuesday.

free 8pm Reading Group at The Mill E17. Potok’s “Chosen”

Wed Nov 16th £1.50 7.45pm Leyton and Leytonstone History Society. Talk entitled “Dubbin. Boots and Shin-pads” by D. Chapman and C. Kerringan about Leyton Orient at the Leyton Orient Supporters’ Club (fabulous bar), Oliver Road. E10

Thurs Nov 17th £4 Siver Screen at Hackney PH. Any screening before 5pm

free 6-7.30pm. “The African Diaspora approach to Family History.” Insights with Patrick Vernon of Hackney Routes project . Hackney Museum.

Sun Nov 20th free Stratford Lantern Parade (details soon)

free 12-3pm Community Planting day in Lloyds Park E17. Nothing heavy, whips.

£1      12-5pm Vintage Fair at Orford Rd Social Club, E17 £3 2-5pm Tea Dance at Finsbury Town Hall near Angel, Islington. £1 for tea and cake.

———————————————————————————————————— Mon Nov 21st free 11-1pm Games for seniors. Weekly sessions at Kelmscott Leisure Centre E17 ————————————————————————————————————