What’s on this week?

Writerz Block at Boxpark Croydon, January 18, 2017. Picture: Boxpark Croydon.

SwingTrain: Newcross

Date: January 16, 19:00 - 20:00

Cost: £7

Location: Deptford Green Community Leisure, Edward Street, SE14 6AN

About: Wanting to get fit in a fun, collaborative, and effective way? SwingTrain may be the class for you. Estimated to burn around 500 calories each session, the class incorporates swing dance with fast paced cardio. With electro swing and blues music to get your body moving, this is a great alternative to hitting the gym!

Link: For booking information, click here.

Aspiration & Representation: Looking Back to Travel Forwards

Date: January 19, 12:30 - 21:00

Cost: FREE

Location: Goldsmiths University, 8 Lewisham Way, SE14 6NW

About: Interested in the concept of identity? Head down to Goldsmiths University on Thursday for a variety of discussions, lectures, performances and art dedicated to exploring the subject.

Link: For more information and to register in advance, click here.

Heavy Fitness

Date: January 13, 18.30 - 19.30

Cost: £13

Location: Frame, 29 New Inn Yard, EC2A 3EY

About: Needing to kick (quite literally) some stubborn Xmas overindulgence away? Enjoy listening to a bit of Black Sabbath and heavy metal? Incorporating strength and cardio, this 60 minute class is sure to bring out your inner Ozzy Osbourne.

Link: For more information and to register your space, click here.

Re:Solutions Festival 2017

Date: January 2-31

Cost: Prices Vary

Location: Juju's Bar and Stage, 15 Hanbury St, London E1 6QR

About: Take part in a 30-day heath and wellbeing festival right in the heart of Brick Lane. Yoga, martial arts, workshops and mini retreats are all up for grabs, as well as performances and parties!

Link: For more information and to book classes, visit here.

Coffee Tasting

Date: January 15, 15:30 - 17:00

Cost: £5

Location: The Larder, 241-243 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, E2 0JD

About: Needing a coffee buzz to get you through January? This tasting session teaches you to match flavours and even dabble in the art of home brewing. You even get a bag of freshly ground coffee to take home, double win!

Link: For tickets, click here.

'Awaken' Exhibition

Date: January 5 - February 4, every day at 18:00

Cost: FREE

Location: St Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9PL

About: Portrait artist and illustrator Hannah Dudley, explores the concept of 'inner beauty' in this thought provoking surrealist exhibition.

Link: For more information on the exhibition, click here.

The Sweatbox Sessions

Date: January 14, 11:00 - 12:00

Cost: £10

Location: Boxpark Croydon, 99 George St, CR0 1LD

About: 'The Sweatbox Sessions' will definitely speed along any dwindling New Years resolutions to get fit. Run by personal trainers Amy Darch and Ailish Fleming, this weekend workout will make you feel less guilty about that Friday night cocktail.

Link: For more information and tickets, click here.

Writerz Block

Date: January 18, 18:00 - 20:00

Cost: Early bird £7, general admission £11

Location: Boxpark Croydon, 99 George St, CR0 1LD

About: This new innovative project invites you to a series of workshops exploring the power of words. Challenge your expressive skills in an environment shared with poets, spoken word artists, and writers from all disciplines.

Link: For more information and tickets, click here.

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