What’s On This Week?

Gagygirl Band Pic: @gaygirlband on Instagram

All event details may change at any time due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) or any unforeseen reasons.

E8 Handmade Pop Up

WHAT: a collection of local ethical and sustainable makers 

WHEN: 14 & 15 March (10 am to 5 pm)

WHERE: The Factory, 21-31 Shacklewell Lane, E8 2DA

COST: Free

St Patrick’s Day at the Barge

WHAT: A night started with Irish poetry followed by a four course menu (including vegan and vegetarian options) inspired by Ireland’s greatest export, LOTS of Guinness and Irish music

WHEN: 17 March (7 pm 10 11 pm)

WHERE: River Lee, Sweetwater Mooring, White Post Lane, Hackney Wick, E9 5EN

COST: £45

Hackney Mayor’s Question Time

WHAT: A chance to question the Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville, on any issues that matter to you

WHEN: 18 March (7 pm to 9 pm)

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

COST: Free

Mauritius Independence Day Party 

WHAT: A celebration of the Independence/ Republic day of Mauritius with a live DJ playing the best of Sega music and Sega dancers. Mauritian drinks and food

WHEN: 14 March (5 pm to 1 am)

WHERE: LAS Lounge, 31 Imperial Way, Croydon, CR0 4RR

COST: From £7.50

Women’s day Celebration and Project Launch

WHAT: a celebration and launch of a new project named Empower 2 Engage which offers afternoon tea on the third monday of each month for women aged 55+ to meet new people, develop relationships, and take part in therapeutic and informative sessions.With special Guest, Sonia Poleon (Journalist, voice over, author, radio and TV host and award winning business woman – colourfulradio) 

WHEN: 16 March (2 pm to 4 pm)

WHERE: The Hub, Big Local Broad Green, 38 Keeley Road, Croydon, CR0 1TF

COST: Free

The Groove Kitchen

WHAT: Blue Revolutions playing a blend of live jazz, funk, R&B, neo soul and Blues, with also and Open Mic

WHEN: 18 March (8 pm)

WHERE: BOXPARK Croydon, 99 George Street, Croydon, CR0 1LD

COST: Free

Black Book Festival

WHAT: Inaugural Black Book Festival celebrates African-Caribbean writers, publishers, and artists

WHEN: 14 March (11 am)

WHERE: Goldsmiths, University of London, 8 Lewisham Way

COST: £10

Errol Dunkley Reggae legend

WHAT: Reggae Singer, Errol Dunkley, will be performing all his famous hits 

WHEN: 15 March (6 pm to 11 pm)

WHERE: Fox and Firkin, 316 Lewisham High Street, SE13 6JZ

COST: From £10

XR Lewisham NVDA Training

WHAT: A core training for rebels before the May Rebellion, whether or not you are willing to be arrested at an action. NVDA stands for Non-Violent Direct Action, it is central to the Extinction Rebellion movement. 

WHEN: 19 March (6:30 pm to 9:30 pm)

WHERE: Honor Oak Community Centre, 50 Turnham Road, SE4 2JD

COST: Free


WHAT: An evening of professional championship boxing

WHEN: 14 March (3:30 pm)

WHERE: York Hall, 5 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9PJ

COST: From £43.20

Nature Conservation Volunteering

WHAT: Join a member of staff from the Friends in helping to care for Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. All training and equipment is provided, as well as tea and coffee. Carrying a nature conservation project.

WHEN: 17 March (9:30 am to 4 pm)

WHERE: Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove, E3 4PX

COST: Free


WHAT: Gaygirl band playing alt-grunge rock with shoegaze and goth undertones 

WHEN: 19 March (12 am)

WHERE: Sebright Arms, 31-35 Coate Street, Bethnal Green, E2 9AG

COST: £7

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