What’s On This Week

Craft Beer Cares, Beer Festival

Location: London Fields Arches, 369-370 Helmsley Place, London, E8 3SB

Date and Time: Friday 19 July from 5-11pm, Saturday 20 July at 12-5pm and 6-11pm or Sunday 21 July from 12-5pm.

Description: Kicking off on Friday 19 July, the festival will see 30 breweries from all over the globe, offering up a selection of brews to raise money for Hackney Winter Night Shelter. All proceeds are going to the East London charity. Entry cost entitles guests to sample up to five servings of beer by the half-pint. Beers will be priced according to ABV, with stronger beers costing more tokens, and additional tokens will be available for purchase within the festival itself.

Minimum age: 18

Cost: £10

Pic: Craft Beer Cares

Hackney Fashion Festival

Location: Bohemia Place in London. Bohemia Place, London, E8 1DU

Date and Time: 20-21 Jul, 11:00 – 18:00

Description: Discover over 50 sustainable fashion vendors at this fun fashion-focused festival at Bohemia Place Markets. Bohemia Place continues its ‘Summer Series’ by bringing some very exciting vintage, retro and bespoke upcycling designers to Hackney Central. Come and grab a big-brand bargain or delight in some local handmade wares on offer from over 50 vendors! With delicious food and drink on offer all weekend long, you’ll be set to shop until you drop.

Minimum age: 18

Cost: Free


Saturday Morning Meds - Inner peace meditations in the presence of nature

Location: Coombe Wood Gardens, Coombe Road, Croydon, CR0 5RQ

Date and Time: Saturday 20 Jul, 09:30 – 11:00

Description: Namaste, Need to release the stresses of the week? Want to reconnect with nature? Love silent sitting and meditations? Try Morning Meds - aka Peace in the Park - for some seated meditations in nature. Contact Jane@peaceloveheal.co.uk for further information - there is an 8am "weather check"

Cost: Free

Pic: Wiki Commons

Space Chase Craft at Lewisham Library

Location: Lewisham Library, 199-201 Lewisham High Street, Lewisham, SE13 6LG

Date and Time: Multiple dates beginning  Saturday 20 Jul, 14:00 – 15:00

Description: Calling all space tyrants, budding astronauts, and stargazers. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the lunar landing by creating your own moon and taking part in a host of other activities in Lewisham Library.

Cost: Free

Suitable for ages 5 – 10

Pic: NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins.

Beckenham Place Park relaunch

Location: Beckenham Place ParkBeckenham Hill Road BR3 1SY

Date and Time: Saturday 20 July 2019, 12:00

Description: Come and celebrate the relaunch of Lewisham's biggest park and enjoy its new features, facilities and activities. There will be various activities on offer. Please note: the car park will be closed all day except to Blue Badge holders, so please travel by foot, bike or public transport.

Cost: Mostly Free

Suitable for all ages

Pic: Yersinia park

Swing East Festival

Location: Chrisp Street Market, Market Square, Poplar, London, E14 6AQ

Date and Time: Sunday 21 July, 12pm-7:30pm

Description: Poplar will show off its Killer Diller Thrills with live music, dancing, vintage cars, a vintage market, food, and drinks. Boogie the afternoon away at Chrisp Street Market as it flies back in time to its 1950’s Festival of Britain roots. There will also be face painting fun for the little ones.

Cost: Free

Pic: Roman Road London

Nocturnal Creatures: late-night contemporary art festival.

Location:  see www.whitechapelgallery.org/eve...

Date and Time: Saturday 20 July 6 – 11 pm

Description: For one night only, local galleries and a host of extraordinary east-end spaces are transformed by an exciting programme of installations, performances, music, film and culinary experiences. Highlights include a performance by Turner Prize winner Laure Prouvost, a specially-commissioned multi-media installation from Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom and a food intervention by Fourth Plinth artist Michael Rakowitz, plus more.

Cost: See website for details

Pic: The Whitechapel Gallery.

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