What’s On This Week

What you can do in East London. Pic: Google Image

Discussion: Constructing Realities: Rewriting Spatial Narratives

Date And Time: October 17 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Location: Gaia Pulses, Old Baths, 80 Eastway E9 5JH

Description: This informal discussion series invites speakers to explore the current trends in the making, process and design of our built environment, looking at how new technologies are shaping the future of the spaces around us. Topics include dissident architecture, representing loss and bio-materials.

Music: And What? Spectrum

Date And Time: October 19 7pm – 4am

Description: They will be performing a selection of motivational mashup material best described so far as #SoundSystemPop, including their topical new single #b4TheFall due out worldwide in November on all digital platforms.

Cost: Free before 10pm, £5 after

Event: Nature Needs Heroes Breaking Ground

Date And Time: October 17 12pm – 6pm

Location: Ambassador House, Brigstock Rd, Thornton Heath London CR7 7JG

Description: Timberland has partnered with Loyle Carner, Croydon Council and the London National Park City Foundation to re-generate the currently unused Thornton Heath Square. Come and enjoy local music, learn about green ideas, visit stalls and join workshops all for free and open to the public.

Film: It Happened Here

Date And Time: October 18 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Location: Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD

Description: The Story of the German Occupation of England. By Kevin Brownlow and Andrew Mollo. Remastered by BFI National Archive

‘Invading in July 1940, the German army eventually crushed the resistance, which lacked outside support. Then in 1944, it resurfaced.’

Cost: £5.8

Event: Lewisham Market Food Waste Awareness Week

Date And Time: October 19 10:30am – 1:30pm

Location: Lewisham Market, Lewisham High Street, SE13

Description: Come along to Lewisham Market on Saturday to see a live cookery show, grab some freebies, and learn how to reduce your food waste.

Cost: Free

Exhibition: Great Lewisham Salaam

Date And Time: October 20 12pm – 5pm

Location: Civic Suite, Catford

Description: A free exhibition highlighting the contributions made by the Muslim community to the world of science, art, maps, architecture, sport and modern medicine. There’ll be activities, guest speakers, live artists and food.

Cost: Free

Exhibition: Lina Iris Viktor Some Are Born To Endless Night-Dark Matter

Date And Time: September 13 – January 25 2020

Location: Rivington Place, EC2A 3BA

Description: Lina Iris Viktor’s photography, painting and sculptural installations are infused with cultural histories of the global African diaspora and preoccupied with multifaceted notions of blackness: as colour, as material and as socio-political consciousness. This is the BritishLiberian artist’s first major solo exhibition in the UK.

Cost: Free

Event: Africa Through Poetry And Music

Date And Time: October 18 7pm

Location: 192 – 196 Hanbury Street, E1 5HU

Description: As part of Black History Month, this event involves both a talk and a reading of Maya Angelou’s work in relation to the photography and other poetry, prose, talk as well as music on Africa, black women and black literature.

Cost: Free

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