What’s on this week?

Yum Yum Tai Restaurant. Pic: Ewan Munro

 Mums do Brunch

Date and time: March 9, 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Location: Yum Yum Tai Restaurant,

Stoke Newington,

N16 0LH

Cost: £8.55

Description: "Mums do Brunch" is a non-profit platform for mothers to unite and network. The aim is to enjoy interactive discussions, share parenting tips, experiences, advice and support. There are free giveaways and goodie bags on offer.

Contact: Email: Mumsdobrunch@gmail.com


The Jacket Company: Sustainable fashion show and discussion 

Date and time: March 7, 7:00pm – March 8, 12:00am

Location: NT's Bar

207, 1 Westgate Street

E8 3RL

NT's Bar. Pic: Ewan Munro

Cost: Free

Description: The Jacket Company, TjC, is a sustainable brand that uses vintage clothing in order to make political statements. The creator and artist, Bianca de Zilva, has organised this launch party for her newest collection “human attitude".

There will be a 10% discount given to each person on the night to use at Wear the Walk for any TjC piece sold.

Contact: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sustainable-fashion-show-and-discussion-tjc-tickets-56824691181?aff=ebdssbdestsearch


Hackney Apprenticeship Network Launch

Date and time: March 6, 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Location: Hackney Town Hall,

Mare Street,


E8 1EA

Cost: Free

Description: An afternoon tea at the launch of the Hackney Apprenticeship Network initiative with the Mayor of Hackney, Phillip Glanville. One of the aims is to clear up any questions people may have regarding apprenticeships.

Contact:  business@hackney.gov.uk

 Better the balance, better the world - International Women's Day event

Date and time: March 8, 4:00pm – 8:45pm

Location: TNG Youth and Community Centre,

111 Wells Park Road,

SE26 6AD

Cost: Free

Description: A family event which is aimed at women of all ages to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Contact: Email: info@youthfirst.org.uk, Telephone: 020 8314 9543


Lewisham College apprenticeships and careers fair

Date and time: March 5, 4pm – 6pm

Location:  Lewisham College,

Lewisham Way,


Lewisham College. Pic: secretlondon

Cost: Free

Description: Open days are being held for school leavers and adult learners. They encourage people considering college to talk to their teachers and staff, and see our fantastic facilities.

Contact: https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/contact-us

International Women's Day 2019

Date and time: March 8, 10am-5pm

Location: Civic Suite,



Cost: Free but lunch is only available at a free cost to young people in school groups

Description: An all-day event which provides attendees the opportunity to listen, learn and reflect on the role of women and gender equality across the world through talks, film, spoken word performances and a photo exhibition. Most of the events throughout the day are run by young people, for young people, but all are welcome to attend.

Contact: https://lewisham.gov.uk/contact-us

 International Women's Day Festival


Date and time: March 6, 1:45pm – 5:00pm

Location: Collingwood Hall,

15 Barnsley Street,

E1 5RB

Cost: Free

Description: Numerous activities held to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Contact: Telephone: 07540722321


African Drumming chant & Dance workshop


Date and time: March 5, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: Vatican studios,

Railway Arch 190,

Bancroft Road,

Bethnal Green,

E1 4ET

Tower Hamlets Collingwood Town Hall. Pic: Canley

Cost: £20-£35

Description: A group setting of up to 25 members which provides a real taste of traditional African music production.

Contact: Telephone: 07904 091763


International Women’s Week


Date: March 4, 10:00am - March 10, 7:00pm

Location: Tower Hamlets Leisure Centres

Cost: Free - £10

Description: Tower Hamlets will run physical activity sessions for women and girls throughout International Women’s Week.

Contact: https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/content_pages/contact_us/contact_us.aspx

 International Women’s Day


Date and time: March 7, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Location: Croydon Central Library,

Katharine Street,



Cost: Free

Description: Enekpen Eke, an experienced style coach, will discuss the power of personal image and will share insight, tips and personal experiences for other women.

Contact: yuliana@myoutspace.co.uk


 Make your own Jewellery course

Date and time: March 6, 9:30am – March 20, 11:30am


Shirley Children's Centre,

34 Lilac Gardens,



Cost: Free

Description: A three week course on how to make your own jewellery. This course is for parents and carers with children under the age of five living in Croydon.

Contact: Telephone: 0208 777 2119, Email:info@shirleychildrenscentre.org.uk

 Six Nations Screening with Gary Rees

Date and time: March 9, 2:00pm – March 10 6:00pm


Boxpark Croydon,

99 George Street,



Cost: Free

Description: Ex-England international Gary Rees will be hosting pre and post-match England vs Italy.

Saturday 09 Scotland V Wales 2:15pm
Saturday 09 England V Italy 4:45pm
Sunday 10 Ireland V France 3:00pm

Contact: Telephone: 0207 186 8800, Email: croydon@boxpark.co.uk

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