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Claremont on a platform. 

12 May 17

The Claremont Project in Islington does tons for seniors who can come in from outwith Islington and are made welcome anyway.


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It was a good day. 

11 May 17

Well well well.


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Up Your Street. Issue 15 

7 May 17

Wed May 10th free 12.30-3pm Mosaic-making at Cornerstone at 149 Canterbury Road E10 off Essex Road.


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Inundate Me 

22 Apr 17

Arts activities as groovy* for people of 65+ to purge the onset of dementia.


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On Later Years 

16 Apr 17

This getting old malarkey is hard.


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Issue 13 of Up Your Street, now ten years old. Whoop! 

13 Apr 17

Easter Holidays are on so many community centres are closed whilst planning post-Easter events.


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Promoting Blues 

6 Apr 17

Well, I spend much time promoting community hubs when in fact I’m actually watching them to see whether they genuinely want people to come along or whether they’re just building their own reputation in the Big Society and not bothered if seniors …


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Reflections with a sad face. 

1 Apr 17

I was not feeling International Women’s Day this March.


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The Pamper Shop 

29 Mar 17

Description Have you been through a lot of Adversity or Trauma and decided to live life on your terms.


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Up Your Street. Issue 11 

27 Mar 17

Thurs 30th March 11.30 am at East London Radio.


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#51%RememberHer – A cultural return for E13.. 

14 Mar 17

Source: #51%RememberHer – A cultural return for E13..


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Creatives Found. 

12 Mar 17

It was raining nay spitting.


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Whoever Knew? 

11 Mar 17

Resonance FM’s The News Agents is a chat show.


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Old Lady Talking or spare me a rib. 

5 Mar 17

If I hadn’t had done my own Champions project I would not feel in any way a celebrant of International Women’s Day.


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No Easy Task 

1 Mar 17

“Is that your stuff?” grunted a punter up at Hackney Central Library at 9.05.


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Up Your Street. Issue 7 

23 Feb 17

Tues Feb 28th free 11-1pm Pancakes for Claremont members at White Lion Street.


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Art in Barking Road. IWD 2017 

19 Feb 17

Wed 8th March free Launch night 6-8pm Tower Gallery, Barking Road.


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A Poem A Day .IWD 2017 

18 Feb 17

Annually I write a poem a day from February 8th to March 8th.


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Beggars Belief 

18 Feb 17

Yesterday evening I bought some posh honey and Maple syrup to take along to pancake day at Claremont in Islington because I can and do.


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Champions 

15 Feb 17

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017 Gillian Lawrence has an art exhibition at Hackney Central Library for the month of March.


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Headscarves 1950s 

15 Feb 17

As a nod to International Women’s Day 2017 Gillian Lawrence’s canvases in homage to the women she interviewed and indeed grew up with on her Headscarves Project can be seen for the whole of March on the wall at Stratford east Picturehouse.


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Like a piece of art, “Untitled”. 

14 Feb 17

There was a Daily Mash article about retired people flooding galleries with their s**t art and that their relatives are emotionally blackmailed into buying the trash so that worthy art never gets sold.


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Tammy WhyNot or Louise Weaver 

13 Feb 17

After the pretty useless art session at Claremont I waited to meet an Elders Ambassador from Tammy Whynot’s scheme funded by the Wellcome Collection in London.


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Pleased As Punch 

13 Feb 17

To submit art work at The Mill Coppermill Lane E17  fiver To submit art work at the Claremont Project N1          zilch ”                   ”               ”        Hackney Central Library and …


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Big Offence on No Offence. Crush FGM 

11 Feb 17

So, what did you think of the FGM treatment/pitch on “No Offence”? There was a tanned/ olive-skinned as they used to say Egyptian woman of colour cutter with pink ears.


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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden/Late noti 

27 Jan 17

Sunday 29 January 2017, 2-5pm FREE If you’ve been inspired by Winterwatch on TV this week, we’ve got an afternoon to get you outside and close up to plants and nature.


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Made In Hackney 

24 Jan 17

Another Up Your Street subscriber has been joining me at the Made In Hackney food workshops on Sundays, she missing church and me braving the elements and we booked through Hackney Circle.


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One step forward, two steps back. 

5 Jan 17

Up Your Street has been active for a mere seven years.


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Up Your Street Issue 1 2017 

5 Jan 17

2017     Sun 8th Jan    free or fiver donation  12-3pm Made in Hackney cooking workshops.


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Ink Press Go 

5 Jan 17

It’s community art, right? At The Mill there’s about to be another great art show; this time print works.


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POSH CLUB 

21 Dec 16

Yesterday I refused to sit in Stratford East Picture House and spend money on the coffee there  as I support the striking Picture House workers as at Hackney Picture House and the Ritzy.


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Issue 39. Up Your Street 

4 Dec 16

Tues 6th Dec free 11.30-1.30 Christmas Party given by Cubitt Education at the Claremont Project with an art workshop.


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S O S Exodus 

20 Nov 16

  Exodus.


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Made In Hackney 

19 Nov 16

FREE COMMUNITY COOKERY CLASSES 2017 Casenove Rd N16 altho check for your venue.


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Issue 35 Up Your Street 

12 Nov 16

Fri 4 Nov free 6:30pm to 8:30pm  Stone S pace Gallery E11 by library You are invited to the private view of Re-pull, an exhibition by artists Michelle Avison and Claire Willberg.


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True Colours by PROfit 

7 Nov 16

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Doritos and Dementia 

15 Oct 16

Halfway through the month of older persons and I see little going on pertaining to that pie in the sky.


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Issue 33. Up Your Street 

12 Oct 16

Sat 15th Oct free.10.30-5 at Fabrications Broadway Market  National Sew Day.


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Scarf Art write up 

4 Oct 16

How I did my Scarf Art.


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Sounds of past London. Oct 4th 2016 

25 Sep 16

An evening of London curiosities in sound and on film in the historic Limehouse Town Hall.


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Wetlands in Walthamstow 

22 Sep 16

What a day for a meander along reed beds and fishers’ cubby-holes.


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First Day At Big School 

13 Sep 16

First of all, what a weird time to air the programme.


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Issue 30  Up Your Street. Art-free 

9 Sep 16

Sat 10th Sept free 12-6pm Tottenham Produce and Flower Show at Lordship Rec.


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Wanstead Art Trail 

6 Sep 16

Art TrailWanstead 2016 will run from September 10 to 25th.


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Issue 29. Up Your Street 

26 Aug 16

Wed 31st Aug free Dulwich Art Gallery Knights work.


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Fish Under The Floorboards. 

20 Aug 16

or “Anansi up a Gum Tree” or “Do cracks matter?” A story, a story: Coming soon to make your hair curl.


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Issue 28 

20 Aug 16

Thurs 25th Aug.


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Issue 27. Up Your Street 

6 Aug 16

​This is in Romford Road where Arnold Schwarzenegar pumped iron.


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The Pamper Shop 

27 Jul 16

​ ​ For women coping with stress, anxiety related issues.


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Issue 25. Up Your Street. 

20 Jul 16

Sat 23rd July free 11-2pm Lordship Hub, Lordship Rec N17 6NU Learn how to make your own compost from kitchen, garden waste.







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