Mary Katherine presents


Mary Katherine is 72 years old and manages and presents a weekly magazine programme at East London Radio which targets seniors as it online audience. She plays music from the 1940’s, ’50s ’60s mainly but not exclusively because there will be repeats of Joan Armatrading and Adele. Listeners can text or email in and they do. Danny of Hackney Wick always wants Elvis whereas Mary in Chingford wants any Val Doonican.  Mary Katherine obliges with her producers lining up the golden oldies.mary 3music27

As Up Your Street gets out and about so I am able to supply a true mixture of the type of personalities doin’ their thing  representing what’s out there to become Mary Katherine’s guests on a  twenty minute slot at noon on Thurdays


On the 18th June it’s show time for local Walthamstow artist Hassan Vawda. His work recently featured in the front window and beyond at Pictorem Gallery Hoe Street E17 (but nearer E10) as part of the E17 Art Trail 2015. By day he sorts out students at Rosetta Art Centre in West Ham and facilitates art workshops with passion.

Issue 9 of Up Your Street for seniors.

Wed 26th Feb free
12-2pm at Well Street Surgery. Cook and Share Healthy eating at Gaby’s Kitchen part 1 of a series of workshops.

                              £3  1-4pm Tea Dance Chingford Assembly Hall e4

                               free 6-7.30pm poetry. Centre For Better Health, Hackney. Informal gathering of readers and listeners hosted by Cirillo.

Thurs 27th Feb free 1-3pm part 1 of 5 floristry workshops. Lea Bridge Library E10. Waiting list . Phone WF libraries for any free spaces

Fri 28th Feb  free
10.30am coffee and films at Rio Cinema, Dalston presented by Hackney Seniors Building Exploratory. (BEE) Book through

                           free Floating Cinema “We are excited to be taking part in the V&A Friday Late: Hackney Wick Takeover on 28th February!

We will be presenting a rolling programme of films commissioned for the Floating Cinema, which explore Hackney Wick and the surrounding rivers and canals, focusing specifically on the River Lea. You will also be able to create your very own fantasy Floating Cinema and take it out for a maiden voyage on a DIY canal!”

                               dinner money Wood Street E17 Pie ‘n’ Mash shop last day.

Later in the month……
Sat 8th Mar free St Mary’s Church E17 . Classical concert.

                         free Roger Huddle and Sunday Schools at News From Nowhere Club E11.