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Save the Overland Local Authority Day Nursery on Parnell Road 

17 Aug 18

Councillor Marc Francis, Bow East, wants your help to save the Day Nursery on Parnell Road.

Rainham Hall – once out in Essex! 

13 Aug 18

On Sunday Sheila and I headed off to Rainham Hall to try to get our money’s worth out of our National Trust membership cards.

Events and things to do around Bow, London, E3 

10 Aug 18

Above: ‘What if * never happened?’ – a physical and textual exploration of cultural experiences that people have encountered in East London.

Suffragette exhibition at Tower Hamlets Archives, Bancroft Road 

8 Aug 18

Photo above: Sylvia Pankhurst, 1910 This fascinating exhibition is on until 20th Oct 2018 at Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives, Bancroft Road, London, E1 4DQ.

Great photo exhibition near Globe Town Market 

6 Aug 18

Back in the early 1970s I was a keen photographer with a home darkroom.

Newsletter: Shows for the Kids, Harley Grove, Mela, Dementia Meet-ups, Barbican Library, Facial Recognition 

30 Jul 18

Above – I usually need a strong bag when I go to the Barbican Library Newsletter For the Children or the Grandchildren The Little Angel Theatre (puppets) have an interactive new take on Punch and The post Newsletter: Shows for the Kids, Harley …

Elizabethan Manor House at Barking 

29 Jul 18

On Sunday, when the rain eased off, I took myself off along the District Line, one stop past Barking to Upney.

Mindfulness Walkshop, Cash Machine Criminals, Pie & Mash Shops, Student Architecture 

26 Jul 18

Mindfulness in Victoria Park On Sunday 29th July 2018, Mel Sutton will lead a walkshop exploring the ways to a mindful approach in our day to day living.

Does anybody have old photos of the original Ordell Road Estate? 

23 Jul 18

Richard Read wrote in from Wales to say: “For a number of years I’ve been trying to find some pictures of the old Ordell Road estate that was eventually knocked down to make way for The post Does anybody have old photos of the original Ordell …

Family events: Unity Festival, Africa Utopia, Community Fair & Dog Show 

17 Jul 18

Africa Utopia Africa Utopia (photo above) is an annual festival celebrating the arts and culture of one of the world’s most dynamic and fast-changing continents.

How to contact Tower Hamlets Police 

16 Jul 18

Our local Met Police have issued a useful pdf guide (with active links) of how to contact them.

Fete Mile End Park, Community Golf Day, Raise Money for St Joseph’s Hospice 

12 Jul 18

What’s on soon in the East End The Village Butty is this Saturday (14th July 2018) in Mile End Park near the Palm Tree pub.

See the Restored Tower at Bow Church 

9 Jul 18

Last Saturday the scaffolding was finally removed from Bow Church Tower.

Building Men’s Health Project 

6 Jul 18

Photo above: Building Men’s Health.

Drugs Raids, Hospital Garden Party, Bandstand, RAF Flypast, Paddle Steamer 

2 Jul 18

Photo above: Sept 26th 2015.

Bow Food Bank 

29 Jun 18

Bow Foodbank is open every Monday morning from 9.30am.

More photos of the Olympic Park Building Site 

25 Jun 18

Top photo: Mud, Olympic Park.

Events and Exhibitions coming up soon 

24 Jun 18

On Thursday 28th of June the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, wants to hear from you.

Geezers attend Any Old Irons 

22 Jun 18

A good turnout from the Geezers club attended the 5 week course Any Old Irons in the Hope & Anchor in Poplar during April & May.

Changes at Stratford 

19 Jun 18

Back in March the Architects Journal ran an article headlined Major redesign for Olympicopolis to save St Paul’s views.

New play at Stratford 

16 Jun 18

On Weds 20th June the play Shebeen starts it’s two week run at the Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Police and Crime News 

11 Jun 18

The sheer amount online fraud and street robberies going on leaves the police struggling to cope.

This Weekend and Other News 

8 Jun 18

Above one of many events at the National Gallery Saturday Family Events at National Gallery Saturday London Festival of Architecture is well underway and on Saturday 9th June 2018 there are a number of free…

Rebel World Cup, New Writing, Bubble Rush Runners, Music Festival and ABBA. 

3 Jun 18

Grim News on the Streets Late last week a cyclist was filmed threatening a driver with an enormous ‘zombie-killer’ knife in Croydon.

The weird world of the Ofo dockless bikes 

2 Jun 18

It was on the 10th March that I encountered a lone yellow Ofo bike near Here East.

London Nights: exhibition review 

1 Jun 18

Above – DVD cover of the restored 1929 film.

Forgotten Suffragettes 

30 May 18

A lady called Esther kindly emailed us about the incredible suffragette stories almost nobody knows about.

Concert at St Mary’s Church Bow, and other news 

28 May 18

Photo above: Site of Captain Cook’s house, Stepney.

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.

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