What's on this week Hackney (cite wikipedia.org)

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  • The Story Collider

An evening of storytelling directed at adults as a part of British Science week. Personal stories will be shared by BBC editor Steve Crabtree, award-winning author Henry Duffy,conservationist Nelly Ben Hayoun and many others.

DATES : Thursday March 17

TIME: 7pm

TICKETS: £10 on the door/£8 in advance

LOCATION: The Round Chapel, Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, London, E5 0PU

  • The Maximum Wage: A performance printing extravaganza

Henningham Family Press are hosting a free event using eight different artists to explore how Londoners really feel about money. The event will include The Maximum Wage Screenprint Production Line art installation, a piece where the audience are able to print their own money that can be used within the venue. This event is open to all ages.

DATE : Saturday March 12

TIME: 1-4pm


LOCATION : St Paul’s West Hackney Church Hall, Stoke Newington Road, N16 7UY

What's on this week Tower Hamlets (cite www.geograph.org.uk)

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  • Tom Thumb

 DNA Puppetry and Visual Theatre present an adaption of the classic folk tale, Tom Thumb. The performance will be held at the Half Moon Young People’s Theatre on White Horse Road and will encourage the young audience to interact with sensory play and participation.

 DATE : Saturday March 12

TIME: 11am and 12pm


LOCATION: Half Moon Young People’s Theatre, 43 White Horse Road, London, E1


  • Nando Messias: The Sissy's Progress

 Years after being assaulted in a homophobic attack beind Toynbee Studios, Nando Messias has created a part-walking, part-dance theatre act exploring and celebrating "hyper-flamboyance" at the same location.

 DATES : Thursday March 17, 7.30pm

TICKETS : £10 / £8 concessions

LOCATION: Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial street, London, E1 6AB


What's on this week Lewisham

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  • Lewisham Young Women's Project: Cookery Club

A cookery session for young women aged 8–16 years.

Understand the basics of cooking, looking at different chopping techniques, ingredients and cooking techniques as well as tasting a range of different meals, all whilst creating a recipe book. 

This event takes place every Thursday from 17 September to 31 March

DATES : Thursday March 17

TIME: 3.45pm to 6pm

BOOKING INFO: Tel: 020 8698 6675

LOCATION: Lewisham Young Womens Project, 308 Brownhill Road, SE6 1AU

  • Young Fathers Project

Positive Parenting, Information, Advice, Guidance and Support to Expectant and Young Fathers.

This event takes place every weekday from 1 April to 31 March

DATES : Friday 11 March

TIME: 9am to 5pm

BOOKING INFO: Tel: 07984 047 834
Email: p.mcdaniel@workingwithmen.org

LOCATION: Bellingham Gateway Youth And Community Centre, 185 Brookehowse Road, Bellingham, SE6 3TT

  •  Whatever Youth Theatre for those at risk of mental health problems

A supportive drama programme for vulnerable people aged 8-14 who have or risk developing mental health problems.

DATE: March 14

TIME: 4.30 to 5.30pm

LOCATION: Horniman Museum and Gardens

BOOKING: Tel: 0208 854 1316

Email: louise@glypt.co.uk

car boot sale croydon (cite Anne Burgess)

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  • Ark Oval Fields boot sale

Weekly boot sale in the heart of Croydon.

Fantastic hardstanding site, toilets, caterers, all amenities, main road position, close to town centre, loads of bargains,
great public, easy access, no booking needed, large grass field will be used from April onwards.

DATE: March 12

TIME: 8am to 12pm

LOCATION: Ark Oval Primary School


Arrive from 8am - 9am
On the day: Cars £10, Vans £15, Walk ins £6

9.00am - 10.00am £1
After 10.00am 50p
Free car park on site.

  • REMEMBERING 1916 – Life on the Western Front Exhibition

Whitgift School are hosting an extensive exhibition coinciding with the First World War’s centenary. The exhibition will include a wide range of original artefacts including objects, photographs, uniforms and memorabilia.

DATES : March 12

TIME: 10am to 6pm

LOCATION : Whitgift Exhibition Centre Haling Park South Croydon CR2 6YT

TICKETS : Adult - £7, Senior £5, Child (under 16) - £3

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