issue 4 Up Your Street

Long time coming……

Wed June 20th    11-1pm free WEST HAM CHURCH DROP-IN.

Everyone welcome to attend a Drop-In at All Saints’ Church, Church Street, Stratford E15 3HU, on Wednesdays from 11am – 1pm. Just behind Old Town Hall.

You will get a warm welcome and a light lunch, will meet friendly people, and it will get you out for an hour or two! No pressure at all – just come and sit and chat, or look round this historic church. No charge!

Wed June 20th free     

                                 free                  6.30-7.30pm Hackney Library Reading Lane book Group

                                                                                                   discusses ' Capital' by John Manchester
 

Thurs June 21st free   11-3pm DASL Open Day. Have you ever wondered how

‘treatment’ for substance misuse works?

                                           Come and find out what really happens in a community based drug

                                            and alcohol service.  www.dasl.org.uk

Light lunch available

Please RSVP to: annsaunders@dasl.org.uk

free 1-5pm St Matthias Church Hall Wordsworth Rd. Dalston

AgeUK Hackney seniors Diamond Jubilee party.

                                          free    12-6pm         Chats Palace, Brooksby’s Walk E5

(and every Thurs to Sunday until October) .Music and photography exhibition

free   6.30pm.Launch of SOFT textiles art exhibition at The Mill E17

Please book via admin there. RAGWORKS revisits with elephants and a pram quilt!

Fri   June  22nd free  10-1pm New walking and photography course starts for over 60s in Tower Hamlets with Walkeast. graham@walkeast.org

Up Your Street Issue 32

                                          
 
 
Mon Aug 15th     Phone  0300  2012550 at 9am to grab a tour of The Olympic and Paralympic
                          Games site, E.20 during Open Weekend 10 and 11th September 2011.
 
                          free 2-4pm Bruce Castle Museum , Tottenham.”Nitter Natter” chat,
                                       knit and remember 1951.
 
                           from St John at Hackney, Mare Street.
  Dear FriendsJoin us for an afternoon tea on Clarence Road this Monday 15th August at 5pm. We
will be meeting at 4.30 pm at St John at Hackney to move tables, please come and
help if you are free.The tea is happening on Monday to coincide with the moment the riots started
last week, this is a community event to reclaim the streets.
 
Tues Aug 16th     free   6.30pm Bryant Community Centre E15 Final ACT planning meeting
                           before the Stratford Summer Festival. Feel welcome at a lovely
                                     community centre and meet friendly as ever Stratford residents.
 
Wed Aug  17th    free  1.10-1.40pm St John’s Church Stratford, E15, Saxophone session.
 
Thurs Aug 18th   free   noon. Meet Jacky Hyams at Sutton House, Homerton High Road, 
                          author of “Bombsites and Lollipops”. Buy your 99p Ebook by Jacky
                          at Amazon Kindle offers.
 
Fri Aug 19th        free   (for residents of Bow primarily) Walking and photography
                           course for 5 weeks. Email Graham for details at graham@walkeast.org 
                          It’s possible the places are filled as it is a very popular Friday afternoon course.
 
Sat Aug 20th       free  noon-4pm The Stratford Summer Festival, Stratford Park. Meet
                                                     Up Your Street. 
                                                     Open Stage TRSE 2012
                                                     Mapping Your Manor
                                                     Action Community and Stratford residents.
Sun Aug 21st     11.30pm -0700h. free to watch The largest crane in Europe arrives in Stratford to erect a bridge
                                    over Stratford High Street …. all part of The Games.
 
Wed  Aug 24th   free  7.15-9.30pm Poetry in The Park, Coronation Gardens E10
***********************************************************************
               That Old Black Magic… tea dances on the horizon
 Stratford Old Town Hall £2 tea dances 1.30-4pm on  12th Sept, 17th october.
 Leyton Community Action £2.50 tea dances happen monthly at The Plum Tree Centre, Leyton Green, E10 
 
Go to London Transport photographs (IanVisits alerted me to this) to see  wonderful photographs of Wapping Station as it was.
******************************************************************************** 
Book at Floating Cinema for the free boat trip with eco-green films  and Harvest Festival at Abbey Gardens, Newham.
                    (no wheelchair access.) There is so much more to enjoy at Floating Cinema. www.floatingcinema.info
Check issue 33 for

activities resuming soon after the Summer Break “Still Alive and Kicking” (Songololo-Feet)

                                                                            Hackney Harmony Singers 
                                                                            Agewell Singers
Stocking up for Eid, BBQs, parties, larder? Go to Tesco. Bargains on savouries and 241 offers on those expensive Patak pickles.
 
Streetlife Radio is live on internet. Our very own Mary Katherine Presents plays marvellous music from golden times and chats , reads poetry and generally lifts us up for daily life. Other shows keep you on the music pulse as does Tony Regan at The Olde Rose and Crowne theatre pub in Hoe Street E17. 
Vintage TV on Sky is excellent for music and archive film from 1950 to 1980.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                  
Up Your Street   an information-sharing service for seniors listing free events and activities in the 6 London 2012 boroughs.