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Photos from before the Olympics 

25 May 18

Photo above: dumped tyres, Trego Road, Hackney Wick.

Local news in and around Bow 

21 May 18

All Points East is a 10-day festival starting this Friday 25th May in Victoria Park.

Things to do in London 

17 May 18

Top photo: Highgate Wood by Alan Tucker.

Geezers visit SPACE’s Art + Technology Showcase 

16 May 18

Kristina Pulejkova recently invited the Geezers to a demo and a discussion of Space Studios Art +Tech show.

Events around East London 

14 May 18

Above a High Speed train at Stratford International Station.

The Aberfeldy pub comes to life again as The Tommy Flowers 

12 May 18

Above the mural of Tommy Flowers by street artist Jimmy C.

News and Events around the East End May 2018 

11 May 18

Above a graphic depiction of the local election results from the Tower Hamlets website.

Events and News around London E3 

2 May 18

Above a rehearsal photo of Loose Lips (see below) taken by Ollie Grove.

Around Bow with a Camera 

30 Apr 18

Above – the early days of the Docklands Light Railway.

Video of Mayoral Hustings Tower Hamlets 

29 Apr 18

There are seven candidates vying to be elected as Tower Hamlets Mayor on Thurs 3rd May 2018.

Things to do near Bow 

26 Apr 18

This weekend, Sat & Sun 28/29th April 2018, there’s a Classic Car Boot Sale just north of Kings Cross Station – in and around Granary Square.

This Summer in Victoria Park 

25 Apr 18

Victoria Park Friends Group are gearing up for a very busy summer.

News Roundup London E3 and Nearby 

18 Apr 18

The first AGM of the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Forum is this Saturday, 21st April 2018.

Hustings on the Isle of Dogs 

17 Apr 18

An unprecedented number of people across Tower Hamlets are attempting to become local councillors.

Election of the Tower Hamlets Mayor 

16 Apr 18

Tower Hamlets Local Elections Voters go to the polls between 7am and 10 pm on Thurs 3rd May 2018.

Pub Music in London E3, plus shows at Barking 

10 Apr 18

The Eleanor Arms, at 460 Old Ford Road, London, E3 5JP has a regular jazz night from 8pm on Sundays.

Huge new venue for Stratford, City Chamber Choir, Urban Tree Festival and Healthwatch Vacancy. 

8 Apr 18

I walked across to the Velodrome on Saturday and took these photos of some road racing.

Refuse Collection Dates, Vote, Exhibitions and more 

2 Apr 18

Paddle a Canoe from Limehouse Basin to Hackney Wick This sounds like a lot of fun.

West Ham Opportunity, Circus at Stratford, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Yoga 

31 Mar 18

Fantastic Opportunity for over 65 to be involved with football West Ham United Foundation and national charity, Friends of the Elderly, are inviting fans of the football club, who are aged 65 and over, to…

Quiz Tower Hamlets Mayoral candidates on cycling and walking 

28 Mar 18

Tower Hamlets Wheelers have setup a  a Cycling & Walking Mayoral Hustings at Limehouse Town Hall on Thurs 5th April 2018 between 6.45 and 9pm.

Charleston tonight, Police Briefing rescheduled, Bun House on Good Friday 

28 Mar 18

Charleston Weds night Emily Evans says,”I’m teaching SwingTrain at 7pm, Chobham Academy.

Local Police News 

26 Mar 18

Three men arrested today Detectives investigating the murder of a 21-year-old man in Stratford on Tuesday, 20th March have made further arrests.

News about the Roman Road and Victoria Park 

22 Mar 18

Victoria Park Friends Group have got a good programme of events lined up for the Bandstand and are looking for volunteers to help out with that as well as their Outdoor Classroom.

Missing Vulnerable Person and Fraud Alert 

20 Mar 18

The local Police are asking everybody help them find Callum KINSELLA aged 46.

1960s photo exhibition ends Weds, plus other local news. 

19 Mar 18

I’ve yet to see it, but there’s a great sounding free exhibition of 1960’s photos  called My Generation on at 3 Carnaby Street until Weds 21st March (open 10am-8pm.

Sylvia Pankhurst mural on Old Ford Road 

14 Mar 18

This brilliant new mural has appeared on the side of the Morpeth Arms, 402 Old Ford Rd, Bow, E3 5NR.

Wrestling, Trip to Brighton, Clothes Swap 

10 Mar 18

Top Photo: On Sunday 18th March at 3pm American Wrestling comes to The Broadway Theatre at Barking.

Kelly’s Pie and Mash Shop update 

10 Mar 18

The above photo is from the G.

Huge show at the Art Pavilion until 17th March 2018 

5 Mar 18

In a country far, far away is the title of this cross-border group art exhibition.

How to Report Electoral Malpractice 

3 Mar 18

The local Neighbourhood Watch inform us that the Tower Hamlets Returning Officer, The Metropolitan Police, Tower Hamlets Council and the Electoral Commission take prevention of electoral malpractice very seriously.

Let’s Start Talking – Men’s health 

1 Mar 18

The Geezers have been taking part in developing the Let’s Start Talking campaign about men’s health.

What’s on near Bow early March 2018 

28 Feb 18

On Sat 3rd March Jane Parker is leading a walk around the art deco buildings of N4 and N5 – details.

Help Rough Sleepers, Neighbourhood Talk at the East Village 

26 Feb 18

Tower Hamlets Street Outreach Response Team help support rough sleepers to leave the streets for good.

What’s on around Bow late Feb 2018 

21 Feb 18

An exhibition showcasing the results of 6 months of research by and with the local community in Bromley by Bow is on at the Bromley By Bow Centre on Saturday 24th Feb 2018.

Protect yourself from scams! 

19 Feb 18

The local police have sent us this message: “LBTH Neighbourhood Watch have received reports of a potential scam whereby a woman has been knocking door-to-door in and around the Bow area claiming to be collecting…

Broadband Speeds in Bow 

18 Feb 18

Ten gigabit home broadband is being tested in a flat in the former athletes village (now called East Village) across the Olympic Park.


15 Feb 18

The Trustees of Action for Bow are pleased to invite applications from organisations for funding to provide social and educational services in Bow from June 2018 – particularly school holiday activities for young people.

Drama Studio performance Mile End, Beer Festival, Sound Map, local Police Report 

13 Feb 18

Imagine a world with no rules, no restrictions, and no labels.

Art: Process: Change: a new book by Loriane Leeson 

12 Feb 18

Artist Loraine Leeson, who has worked with the Geezers on our Active Energy Project is launching a book called Art: Process: Change: together with a symposium and conversation with six writers, artists and activists on the role…

Pubs closing, sport for women and girls’, 1960s photos, Lutfur surprise 

6 Feb 18

The Times reports that since the business rate changes two pubs a day have closed in the UK.

Half term tennis and cycling, plus other events around Bow. 

3 Feb 18

Tower Hamlets are running some half-term tennis camps from 12th – 16th Feb: details here.

Did you witness red moped robberies?, Roman Road Survey, Bun House, Art Exhibitions 

28 Jan 18

Bethnal Green CID are appealing for witnesses for a number of robberies during the afternoon of 24/01/2018, whereby the suspects were seen to be riding a RED MOPED at the time of the Offences.

New hockey pitch at Mile End, play tennis at Eton Manor, jazz at Stratford, sewing in Walthamstow 

24 Jan 18

East London Lines report that a new community hockey pitch has opened at Mile End.

Broadway Theatre Barking, film night Poplar, Graffiti Tour, Limehouse Robberies. 

18 Jan 18

The Broadway Theatre in Barking has a huge and diverse range of reasonably priced shows on this spring.

Local history workshop, and spectacular light show 

17 Jan 18

This Friday, 19th Jan 2017, Tower Hamlets Borough Archivist, Malcolm Barr-Hamilton is leading a workshop on how to use the collections.

50% off the Orbit, Short Film Festival, Get Fit for Free 

11 Jan 18

Sat 13th Jan 2017: Hackney Wick Through Young Eyes – is the result of a survey of 400 young local people.

Bow East Neighbourhood Policing Team meeting Thursday 11th Jan 

9 Jan 18

We’re informed by our local Police that in the last two weeks: “Nine burglaries have taken place upon house-boats moored along Regents and Hertford Union Canals.

Open Banking starts 13th Jan 2018 

6 Jan 18

Open Banking enables small businesses and private individuals to share the data the big banks already hold on them with other organisations.

Tower Hamlets outside London, Geffrye Museum closing, Poetry Writing, Globe Town Vision, Apple Mac training, 

5 Jan 18

Here’s a wonderful post in the Londonist about Tower Hamlets on Sea.

London’s Air Ambulance, Charles Booth’s map of Deptford, Suffragette City walk 

2 Jan 18

Above – Charles Booth’s poverty map of Deptford London’s Air Ambulance gets urgent, essential, pre-hospital medical care to patients inside the M25.

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