What’s on this week

Enjoy street food in Lewisham and Tower Hamlets this week. Pic: James Sutton


Model Market

Date and time: Fridays and Saturdays, 5pm-1am

Location: 196 Lewisham High Street, SE13 6LS

Description: Street Feast’s Model Market has returned to Lewisham. With DJ’s, six bars and eight food stalls, there is something for everyone.

Cost: Free

Poetry in the Pub

Date and time: May 15

Location: The Blythe Hill Tavern, 319 Stanstead Road, SE23 1JB

Description: Forest Hill’s The Blythe Tavern is organising an evening of open mic poetry and spoken word on Wednesday. Join the Blythe Hill gang for an evening with local poets, performers and live music.

Cost: Free

Drawing the Line

Date and time: May 9 to May 25 at 7.30pm

Location: Deptford Lounge, 9 Giffin Street, SE8 4RJ

Description: ‘Drawing the Line’ is an immersive theatre production combining ‘storytelling, gaming and group decision-making’. Deptford Lounge offers reduced tickets for Lewisham Homes residents and anyone Under 21, Over 60s, Disabled, Unwaged, an Equity Member or a Student.

Cost: £10 ‐ £14


Right Now Film Festival 2019

Date and time: May 6 to May 12 at varied times

Location: Rio Cinema, 103-107 Kingsland High Street, E8 2PB

Description: Right Now Film Festival has returned to the historical Rio Cinema with five documentaries. Head up to Dalston to see Pozdorovkin’s The Truth About Killer Robot, Maing’s Crime + Punishment and more.

Cost: £12.50

Independent Ceramics Market

Date and time: May 11 at 11am-6pm

Location: Abney Public Hall, 73a Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0AS

Description: Taking over Stoke Newington’s Abney Public Hall this Saturday, the Independent Ceramics Market will showcase over 40 ceramicists and DIY potters from across the capital. A wide range of original ceramics will be on offer, including pots, sculptures and tableware.

Cost: Free

Yoga in Clissold Park on Donation

Date and time: Every Sunday at 11.30am

Location: Clissold Park, Stoke Newington Church Street, N4 2EY

Description: Bring your yoga mat and enjoy an hour of power, flow and anti-aging yoga every Sunday in Stoke Newington's lovely Clissold Park.

Cost: Free

Tower Hamlets

Exhibition: Blood on the Streets 

Date and time: May 2 to May 30 at varied times

Location: Brady Arts and Community Centre, 192-196 Hanbury Street,E1 5HU

Description: With a rare selection of prints, posters and photographs, Blood on the Street presents the rise of the anti-racism movement following the killing of Altab Ali in Whitechapel, in 1978. The exhibition features work of eight artists, displaying the Bengali community’s numerous protests in Whitechapel since the death of Altab Ali.

Cost: Free

Global Food Market

Date and time: Every Friday and Saturday, April 5 to July 13 at 11am to 3pm

Location: Tower Hill Terrace, EC3N 4DT

Description: Celebrating the UK street food scene, Global Food Market offers a mouth-watering selection of foods from around the world, including Greek, Italian, Indian and Sri Lankan dishes.

Cost: Free

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