January 2019

Happy New Year from Poplar Union

2019 is upon us, and we’re excited to introduce our stellar new year programme including a new fortnightly POP-Skill Swap, Bengali music lessons for young people, free film screenings, and lots of theatre performances and live music! Pop down in the new year and beat those January blues!

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Bow Arts: Doreen Fletcher A Retrospective

The Nunnery gallery launches a new exhibition by Doreen Fletcher on 25 January. The works reveal the drastic changes of east London’s streets across just three decades, remembering the businesses long forgotten and the buildings that have since been knocked down.

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Doreen Fletcher and The Gentle Author: In Conversation

Hear the stories behind Doreen’s paintings and the tale of their discovery, as Doreen and The Gentle Author discuss her work and its relationship with the East End.

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Dementia conference

This year the focus will be on dementia. The conference involves exciting speakers from the Alzheimers Society and Carers Centre and the opportunity for an interactive discussion. Everyone is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

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FREE legal advice on all Immigration and Family issues

Family Visas/ Work and Student Visas/ Asylum/ British Citizenship Visitor Visas/ Appeals and Judicial Reviews/ EU Applications

We are an established law firm specialising in Immigration and Family law.
Come along to a FREE advice session at the Linc Centre every second Monday of the month.

To book a slot please call the Linc 020 7538 5748 or visit the Linc 70 Fern St, E3 3PR

QSA Training Events

Starting conversations about money – February 1st/ April 2nd 2019
Help your clients get their money worries under control so you can concentrate on the important stuff. For frontline support workers in housing, homelessness, mental health and social care.
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Raising money and reducing costs for the bereaved – Various 2019 dates
Do you have clients facing bereavement? Workshops addresses the practical and communication skills you need to better support clients to avoid debt and distress caused by high funeral costs.
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Making a successful charitable application – 15thApril 2019
Help your clients make a successful application to a charity for something they need. For social workers and charity sector advisers.
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Winter Competition – Win a £50 voucher

What’s the name of this former church in E14?

Send your answer and full name to sally.anthony@poplarharca.co.uk or text/Whatsapp: 07983 576501

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