Pick of the Line: Fit minds and firm bodies

Learn all about Women's History Month. Pic: carmichaellibrary

Learn all about Women’s History Month. Pic: carmichaellibrary

Train and keep your mind, body and soul active with yoga classes, an educational Women’s History Month film and some crafty mosaic-making family fun this week.

LGBT Equality Talk

Activist and gay rights advocate Dr Tony Cross will talk about LGBT equality and integration as part of LGBT History Month.

Time: 11:00 am -2:00 pm, March 1

Place: Lewisham Unitarian Meeting House, 41 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2TS.

Knitting Classes

If you’re already a fan of knitting, or you’re to start learning, then check out Leegate Knitters Group’s event, taking place every Wednesdays until July 1. It costs just £2 and this goes to support the community centre.

Time: 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm, March 4.

Place: Lee Green Community Centre, 3 Leegate, Grove Park SE12 8SS.

Yoga and Meditation Classes

Had a busy weekend and in desperate need of some relaxation? Young Hackney is offering yoga classes and meditation for anyone who needs to de-stress. For more information and bookings contact Patricia Olabre on samyamayoga@yahoo.com.

Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm, February 28.

Place: Young Hackney, 275 Mare Street, London E8 1GR


Give and Take

This Sunday is LCRN’s (London Community Resource Network) Give and Take Day! Give away your unwanted items - from CDs and clothes to books and toys - and take what you find useful. For more info email Manuela Romeo on manuela@lcrn.org.uk or call 07811237329.

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, March 1.

Place: The Boiler House Community Space, George Downing Estate, Cazenove Road, London N16 6BE.

Women’s History Month 2015

March is Women’s History Month and female artists and performers will be coming together to celebrate this month. This Thursday, a 30-minute film called “Granny’s Girls”, examining the lives of women from Bethnal Green and their changing roles, will be screened at Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives. You do not need to book in advance or pay a fee.

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm, March 5.

Place: Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives, 277 Bancroft Road, London E1 4DQ.


Have you got the Voice?

Do you love to sing? If yes, do not miss new singing workshops by The Voice Energy at the price of £8 per session. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/TheVoiceEnergy

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, March 2.

Place: 21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9PL

AfroFit aerobics

AfroFit is a new aerobics class with an African-Caribbean twist, costing just £5. For more information email events@thelakefoundation.com or call 07440146645.

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, March 4.

Place: Christ Church Methodist, 114 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon, CR0 6AD.


Rainbow Mosaics Design

The Museum of Croydon is offering families in Croydon a FREE rainbow mosaics designing opportunity.

Time: 11 am – 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, February 28.

Place: Address Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET.

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