Up Your Street. Issue 11

Tues 26th Mar   free 8pm Hackney Harmony singing show at Hackney City Farm. Donations to MERU charity. Bring food and refreshments to share.

                                free 6pm screening of “The Goddess”  then 8.30pm “Company Limited” at Wilton’s Music Hall, Celebrating the 42nd year of Bangladesh Independence.

Wed 27th Mar    free 6pm “The Goddess” and then at 8.30pm.”Two Daughters”  Wilton’s Music Hall by Cable Street E1.

Fri 29th Mar      free 3.15 for 4 pm. Bach’s “The People’s Passion” Union Chapel, Highbury.

Sat 30th Mar      free 10-5pm Geffrye Museum walled garden opens again. Beautiful.

                                 free 8pm Bonfire and fireworks Easter-eve vigil. St John At Hackney, Mare Street Hackney.

Sun 31st Mar       free 12noon -12 midnight. Open The Gate at The African Market i e stalls, family events and interests etc. until 7pm and then £7 in advance a  live gig, including Reggae, for Gambia. Happening at  The Rich Mix, Bethnal Green.


APRIL Looking forward to Holding Time dance and the Huguenot Festival. Geffrye Museum Kingsland Rd Almshouse tours coming up free and £2.50. and Reminiscence Screenings at Hackney PictureHouse and the Ritzy for £2.50 and £1. See issue 12 of Up Your Street soon.


Issue 2 for 2013. Up Your Street

                                                         Up Your Street.  Issue 2

Mon 21st Jan. free 6.30pm – 8.00pm Public information sharing about plans for The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The Legacy. With refreshments.

Chandos East Community Centre               CANCELLED due to snow (posted 3.30pm 210113)

90 Chandos Road, E15 1TT

(Newham North and Waltham Forest)

free 8pm in The Mahogany Bar, Wilton’s Music Hall every day this week Global Beats. Music from Serbia, Nigeria and all over.

Tues 22nd Jan      free  2pm Bruce Castle Museum. Reminiscence Café. And Mrs Spinks exhibition. Take a snack.

£1   7.30 for 8pm start for The Clapton Hart Pub Quiz. At Lea Bridge Roundabout E5

Wed 23rd Jan. not free  2.30pm Managing your computer (for over 50s)

PRICE:£10 for the whole course!

                         free  noon-2pm Cook and Taste

Venue: Gaby’s Kitchen, Well Street Surgery

28 Shore Road, London E9 7TA

Starting on Wednesday, 16th January 2013, 12-2pm

for 5 weeks

Cooking course but book in advance email siobhan@manorgardenscentre.org Don’t be surprised that all places are gone.


                                 £2.50  6pm. Stratford Picture House ‘London on Film’ screening “Piccadilly”

Thurs 24th Jan   free 11 am. “A Southern Winter’s View” Walking with David Boote for approx 90 minutes in a relaxed way. Meet at Waterworks Centre entrance, Lammas Road off Lea Bridge Road opposite Greyhound Pub. The Water Works is fabulous and has a great café. The walk is baby buggy suitable and recommended by Stroll London. (Repeats Sunday at 2.30pm). Ample car-parkingand buses 56,55 and 48 take you almost to the door.

Fri  25th Jan      free 10.30. A  walk. Meeting leader Janice Fraser at Tottenham Hale station at 10.30am and taking a train to Cheshunt, where the walk will begin.  The plan is to walk to the white river rafting Centre – stop of for a coffee etc. – and then walk back to Cheshunt to get the train back to Tottenham Hale. This is a regular walking group attached to Friends of Tottenham Marshes.

                             free 2-3pm Royal College of Music concert at the Claremont Project, White Lion St., Angel Islington .

                              free   7.30pm Bakers Arms Book Group at The Hornbeam (Café E17 by Bakers Road, Bakers Arms E10.)

IMAG0470Goan Elephants at The Hornbeam. “A lovely backdrop.”

Sun 27th Jan       free     Holocaust Memorial Day. Events at Rich Mix (see issue 1)          

                               share food/ bring food 11 am. Community Breakfast at  The Mill E

Thur 31st Jan    £2/3  7.15 pm sharp. Haringey Independent Cinema on 230 bus route in West Green Learning Centre Phillip lane N15 screening “Sobibor October 1943 4pm” in deference to Holocaust Memorial Day 2013. All welcome.


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!


Bring and Buy cakes

IanVisits told me  that at Wilton’s Music Hall

“Sunday, 25th Sep 2011 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Barbara Windsor will be opening our largest tea and cakes afternoon yet.
Bring and buy cake sale, vintage DJ’s, high tea and a chance to explore the
building – don’t miss it.

The infamous Anthony Burrill has also made an exclusive Wilton’s inspired
letter press print for us to sell.  Anthony’s persuasive, up-beat illustration
and design has been commissioned by cultural, social and commercial clients
around the world from New York to London to Tokyo.

Cost: Free

No need to book tickets – just turn up on the day.”

Meanwhile in Stratford E15  people from Up Your Street iced cup cakes and had big fun.