Children play in a meadow Pic: Rose Anna Dana

Children play in a meadow Pic: Rose Anna Dana

  • BREATHE: Celebration of air for little ones

Featuring performances and collaborations from artists, musicians, dancers and storytellers responding to the themes of breath, wind & air, and to the sound of the harp.
Vox Tots and Vox Tots Babying follows the airy theme with
 songs, an experience of VOX the wind harp installation, and bubbles! Let the little ones run free to explore sound & colour.

Date: Tuesday/Wednesday March 8 & 9

Time: 10am

Cost: Tuesday - free
Wednesday - £1

Location: On the corner of Clissold Park opposite St Mary's New Church, Stoke Newington, Hackney N16 9ES 

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  • A Space Outside Your Mind

A pop-up art show featuring the work of seven new artists: Debbie Chessell, Karen Dear, Faye Gal Harries, Caitlin Hazell, Poppy Dodgson, Caitlin Newman and Ant Stevens. Features sculptures, interactive exhibitions and performances. Get a bit of culture into your weekend!

Date: Saturday  March 5  - 10am-5pm

Cost: Free

Location: Mick's Garage, Unit 8 Queen's Yard, Hackney Wick, E9 5EN

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  • Fascinating historical Almshouse tour

This fascinating restoration of a 1714 almshouse allows visitors to see the living conditions of poor pensioners in the 18th and 19th centuries and compare these sparse furnishings and few personal possessions of the generally poor elderly residents with the more comfortable surroundings of the better-off pensioners of the late 19th century.

Date: Saturday March 5 and Tuesday March 8

Time: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

Cost: Adults £4, Friends of the Geffrye, disabled visitors (and their companion) and children under 16 free.

Location: Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road, London, Hackney E2 8EA

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Women celebrating. Pic: Wikimedia Commons

Women celebrating. Pic: Wikimedia Commons

  • Women's Day Film Screening of Becoming Jane

Downham Library is celebrating International Women's Day with a showing of Becoming Jane, a dramatisation of the well-known author Jane Austen's life, staring Anne Hathaway, Julie Walters and Maggie Smith.

Date: Tuesday March 8

Time: 1pm-3pm

Cost: Free

Location: Downham Library, 7-9 Moorside Road, Bromley, BR1 5EP

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  • Performances of 'This was the World and I was King'

A heartening story of courage, kindness, and bravery in this bitter-sweet remembrance of childhood at the Brockley Jack Studio Theatre.

Date: Tuesday March 8 to Saturday  March 12

Time: 7:45pm - 9:45pm

Location: Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, 408-410 Brockley Road, Crofton Park SE4 2DH

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Whitechapel Art Gallery. Pic: Wikipedia Commons

Whitechapel Art Gallery. Pic: Wikipedia Commons

  • Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966) at Whitechapel Gallery

A 'landmark' exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery showcasing over 100 artworks displaying the impact of computer and Internet technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to today.

Date: Until May 15

Time: Monday - CLOSED 

            Tuesday & Wednesday - 11am to 6pm

            Thursday - 11am to 9pm

            Friday - Sunday 11am to 6pm

Location: Galleries 1, 8 & 9, Whitechapel Gallery, 80-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 7QX

Cost: £11.95

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  • Smile acoustic - songs to make you think

A night of free cake, original songs and a good bar. Three artists from the local area and beyond will take the stage for two short intimate sets with songs of different genres to make you think in a cosy acoustic setting.

Date: Sunday March 6

Time: 6pm

Location: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA

Cost: Free

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  • Red Africa - a legacy of cultural relationships 

The Calvert 22 Foundation has launched 'Red Africa', a season long programme explores the legacy of the cultural relationships between Africa, the Soviet Union and related countries that flourished during the Cold War, including the 'Things Fall Apart' exhibition, film screenings, talks and events.

Date:  Thursday 4th February - Sunday 3rd April

Time: Wednesday to Sunday 12pm-6pm
Monday & Tuesday CLOSED

Cost: Free

Location: Calvert 22 Gallery, 22 Calvert Avenue, E2 7JP

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Croydon clocktower. Pic: Geograph

Croydon clocktower. Pic: Geograph

  • Croydon 100 years ago exhibition

The 'Croydon Recreated' is an exhibition of paintings, photographs and maps showing what nine locations around Croydon might have looked like around 100 years ago.

Date: Tuesday March  8 to Saturday March 12

Time: 10.30am - 5pm

Location: Museum of Croydon Exhibition Gallery at Croydon Clocktower

Cost: Free

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  • Buddhist Meditation Class

Learn posture and meditation practices including the metta bhavana (loving kindness) and the mindfulness of breathing. Have a chat to other meditators on the tea break and discuss improving your meditation practices in the group discussion! Open to all.

Date: Wednesday  March 9

Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Croydon Buddhist Centre, 98 High Street, Croydon, CR0 1ND

Cost: £5 - £7

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