Mayor of London visit: Behind the Scenes
There’s no such thing as a quiet day at Spotlight! Spotlight hit the news last month when the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, visited the Lansbury Centre to announce a new £13 million fund created to be invested in local community projects helping young people fulfil their potential and build a better future.
More Bee’s please
Leaders in Community wants to expand the current apiary in Brownfield community garden and run a training course which will teach volunteers in maintaining a beehive. They are crowdfunding the project on Spacehive.
Ghost Trees: Nature and People in a London Parish
Author event at Chrisp Street Idea Store, Saturday 1 December 2.00-3.00pm
Beginning from Poplar, Bob explores our relationship with the trees that have helped to shape London.
Manorfield School: London to Brighton cycle
Cyclists raised over £3000 for Manorfield Nursery in charity ride. The Manorfield team, comprised of staff, partners, friends, family and trustees all cycled 55 miles to raise money for Manorfield’s plans for a new and much needed nursery.
Counselling Skills and IAG certificates
Free courses starting in 2019:
Chrisp Street: Continuity of Trade
Chrisp Street Market has been a lively and vibrant centre of trade since the 1850’s. Week in, week out, rain or shine the traders have served the people of Poplar well for 170 years. Throughout the regeneration you will be able to shop with all your favourite traders.
Winter Wonder @ Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
Join Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park for a guided walk to admire ivy, holly, red berries and robins on our annual winter walk. Enjoy mulled wine/apple juice and festive food with the whole Friends staff team. No need to book, donations always welcomed.
Sun 16 December, 2.00-4.00pm
The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove, Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, E3 4PX.
Visible Voices – all welcome
Take part in an art project to produce work for an exhibition in Stroudley Walk. Free workshops to make local women’s and girl’s voices visible in the community.
Teviot’s Christmas Fayre
Including Santa’s Grotto, stalls, a raffle and more.
Wednesday 12 December, 3.15pm – 5.30pm
Teviot Neighbourhood Centre, Wyvis Street, E14 6QD
Community Parents volunteers
Could you make a difference by supporting someone through pregnancy and early parenthood? Community Parents is looking for people with experience of being a parent/carer or of working with families.
Say IT Autumn competition winner
Thanks to everyone who entered the Autumn competition. Congratulations to our winner Kwan Tai Loh, who correctly guessed the picture was taken in Victoria Park.
GIFs OF THE MONTH
Winter Competition – win a £50 voucher
What’s the name of this former church in E14?
Send your answer and full name to firstname.lastname@example.org or text/Whatsapp: 07983 576501
Dates for your diary
Ghost Trees: Nature and People in a London ParishAuthor event at Chrisp Street Idea Store, 2-3PM
Hot SpotsThe Cabin, 12:30 - 2PM
Stepney Christmas Market 2018Stepney Farm, 10AM - 4PM
The Salvation Army NativityStepney Farm, 2PM
Teviot’s Christmas FayreTeviot Neighbourhood Centre, 3:15 - 5:30PM
Take part in an art project to create work for an exhibition in Stroudley Walk! https://t.co/ibPG6OMBKW27th Nov, 10:54am
Want a night of music made by Gameboy's and vintage consoles?? The Beehive is a short walk from Devons Road DLR or… https://t.co/Md9l3ZAKF527th Nov, 10:52am27th Nov, 10:35am