What’s on this week

Person playing cricket

Person playing cricket Pic: Felix Russell-Saw

Screening of cricket World Cup: England Vs Pakistan

Date and Time: Monday June 3 10:30am - 5pm

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

Description: Join the Boxpark team for a live screening of the Cricket World Cup England Vs Pakistan match.

Cost: Free

Interfaith bike ride and picnic in the park

Date and Time: Sunday June 9 10am - 5pm

Location: Park Hill Recreation Ground, Fairfield Path, Fairfield, Croydon, CR0 5PB

Description: There will be two interfaith bike rides touring three places of worship, one tour will start at 10am at Croydon Arena, and the other will start at 10:30am at Smoothbean cafe, Dingwall road. Then there will be a picnic between 2pm and 5pm at Park Hill Recreation Ground.

Cost: Free

Rainbow paint with letters blocks that spell pride

Pride Pic: Ylanite bKoppens

Town hall takeover with UK Black Pride

Date and Time: Monday June 3 6pm - 10:30pm

Location: Hackney Town Hall, Mare Street, London, E8 1EA

Description: UK Black Pride moves to Haggerston Park this year. The event is a celebration for people of LGBTQ+ African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American and Middle Eastern descent. There will be a talk between the leader of UK Black Pride, Lady Phyll and Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville following these talks there will be a Q&A, drinks and a DJ.

Cost: Free

Hackney Cultural Strategy Launch

Date and Time: Thursday June 6 5pm - 8:30pm

Location: Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London, EC1V 9LT

Description: This event will give people the chance to hear from Mayor of Hackney Philip Glanville about the new arts and culture strategy. Glanville will be mapping out his plans for the borough's next three years.

Cost: Free

WWKIP 2019 - Pic-Knit

Date and Time: Saturday June 8 10am - 6pm

Location: London Borough of Hackney, Hackney Downs Park

Description: To celebrate World Wide Knit in Public day, head to Hackney Downs Park. There will tea and cakes and many prizes to be won.

Cost: Free

The front of the Amersham Arms

The Amersham Arms Pic: Ewan Munro

We Lewisham and Greenwich comedy fundraiser 2019

Date and Time: Wednesday June 5, 7:30pm - 10pm

Location: Amersham Arms, 388 New Cross Road, London, SE14 6TY

Description: Ada Campe, Maggie Kowalski and Ester Manito will be performing in the annual events all female line-up to Support the the Women's Equality Party Lewisham & Greenwich fundraising efforts for the Greater London Assembly elections in 2020.

Cost: £12.50


Bashment wave - Summer warm-up

Date and Time: Saturday June 8 10pm - 4am

Location: Club Vibes, 100-104 Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 5JH

Description: A Caribbean party with soca, bashment, dance hall, and much more. DJ Larni, DJ Nate, DJ Daggastar and Supa Nytro will all be performing.

Cost: £1-15

Farrow and Ball colour talks

Date and Time: Saturday June 8 10:30am - 2:30pm

Location: Brewers Decorator Centres, Chiltonian Industrial Estate, Manor Lane, Lewisham, SE12 0TD

Description: Join Farrow and Ball for an illuminating talk on how to redecorate your home with paints and wallpaper.

Cost: Free

A Victorian soup kitchen

Victorian soup kitchen Pic: Wellcome Images ©️ 

Reach into the Abyss

Date and Time: Thursday June 6 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: Aldgate Station, Aldgate High Street, London, EC3N 1AH

Description: This is a tour of East London, exploring the other side of the industrial revolution. While galleries and wash houses grew with Queen Victoria's reign, so did extreme poverty. The tour talks about the philanthropy that came in this time with refuges, model dwellings, soup kitchens and slum clearance

Cost: £9-12

Bodies in the way

Date and Time: Saturday June 8 11am - 8pm

Location: 28 Commercial street, London, E16AB

Description: The event is a day of performance and discussion for queer artists to express their side of climate change.

Cost: £8-10

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