Spring Competition winner
Congratulations to Stan Padmore, who won the Spring Competition! The answer was Billingsgate Market moved to Isle of Dogs in 1982. Stan is very active in the local community, including voluntary work in a hospital. Stan is member of Leopold Area Regeneration Team and has been doing estate inspections for years. Find out more about LART here.
Community Cycling Training
Learn to cycle, improve your confidence, ride on safe roads, join group rides!
Sessions resume 12 June, Wednesdays 10am-12pm. Meet at Poplar HARCA Employment and Training Office, 167a East India Dock Road.
What do YOU collect?
V&A Lansbury Micro Museum wants to hear about your collections and celebrate them by creating an exhibition this summer.
Summer Fair Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
Join Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park for their annual summer fair.
Stalls, crafts, art and cakes. FREE!
12.00pm – 5.00pm Sat 29 June
Southern Grove, London E3 4PX
Get involved in the Boishakhi Mela Parade
The spectacular Boishakhi Mela Paradeis an annual highlight on the cultural calendar, this year taking place on 30 June 2019. Local residents are invited to participate in three FREE arts workshops run by renowned outdoor arts company Emergency Exit Arts who are leading on the celebratory procession which traditionally launches this much loved annual event.
Are you interested in creating opportunity for Poplar?
Poplar HARCA is committed to involving local people in our Board & Committees. We are always interested in hearing from people who live and/or work in the Borough of Tower Hamlets, with a commitment to empowerment and who have the right skills and interests to drive our vision.
Museum of London Docklands
Take a trip to the Museum of London Docklands, free entry. Permanent galleries include exploring the dark alleyways of London’s Sailortown.
No1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL
Open daily: 10am – 6pm (galleries close at 5.40pm)
Summer Music at Bow Church
Music Scholars from Queen Mary University of London perform a varied programme of instrumental and ensemble works, ranging from John Addinsell’s ‘Warsaw Concerto’ to Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 12.
Friday 7 June, 7.30pm
Construction Careers Fair
Jack Dash House, 2 Lawn House Close, E14 9YQ
Wed 12 June, 10am-2pm
Community Celebration Day at Bow Arts
Saturday 1 Jun 2019, 12-3pm, FREE
Bow Arts Courtyard, 181 Bow Road, London, E3 2SJ
Web link: https://bowarts.org/nunnery/community-celebration-day-0
Join us to celebrate our community’s contribution to Raw Materials: Plastics, with a free open day of activities, food and drink.
Bow and Three Mills shortlisted for Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood Award
People across the country been submitting their nominations and an expert panel have chosen the final ten.
These neighbourhoods showcase some of the best of everyday walking; neighbourhoods where local authorities and community groups have improved local streets and routes for walking and with good access to green space.
What would you change about your local area? What would make a difference to you?
On Friday 7 June between 12noon and 7pm the highway in Columbia Road will be transformed into a community space with activities. Come along to learn more about the Liveable Streets programme.
Live well courses
Free growing and cooking courses. Learn and share tips for living well and feeling good. Thurs 6,13,20,27thJune, 10.30am-1.30pm. Limborough Green Hub, Thomas Road E14 7AW
Join at St. Nicholas Church on the Aberfeldy for Messy Church on 13th June, 4-6pm. Crafts, bible story and a sit down meal. Everybody welcome!
SUMMER COMPETITION – WIN A £50 VOUCHER
How tall can a giant sunflower grow?
Send your answer and full name to firstname.lastname@example.org or text/Whatsapp: 07983 576501
GIFS OF THE MONTH
Dates for your diary
Messy ChurchSt. Nicholas Church on the Aberfeldy
Refugee Week at Poplar UnionEvents throughout the week starting 18th of June
Summer Fair Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park12.00pm – 5.00pm
Boishakhi Mela ParadeRead more to see how you can get involved
CONSTRUCTION CAREERS FAIR Jack Dash House, 2 Lawn House Close, E14 9YQ Wed 12 June, 10am-2pm https://t.co/Eg7A8j5p6I14th Jun, 8:15am
The London Festival of Architecture takes place across London this June. Have a guided tour of St Mary-Le-Bow Chur… https://t.co/xCssTVfoF812th Jun, 4:50pm
Poplar HARCA’s employment & training team has moved to 167a East India Dock Road (Poplar HARCA’s old head office).… https://t.co/0shKcADyRU11th Jun, 10:30am
Community Cycling training is starting again on 12 June. Wednesdays 10am-12pm. https://t.co/8ZNP0FuX6N10th Jun, 9:45am
NEED ANY BENEFITS OR HOUSING ADVICE? The Tower Hamlets Resident Support service will be at Poplar HARCA Employment… https://t.co/LhEvcAO3Os10th Jun, 9:15am