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New Activities & Events - April - May

Prime Time Events


Health First
We welcome back Simon Etter, from Wellbeing in Tower Hamlets, for another of his popular talks on health issues.
Thursday 3 May, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Get your Voice Heard!
The Isle of Dogs Neighbourhood Planning Forum talk about their work with and for the local community
Thursday 10 May, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Bygone Trades
Enjoy these short films of people reminiscing about their now defunct jobs, including Thames lightermen and bus clippies.
Thursday 17 May, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Marvellous Malta
Local resident Christopher McMaster talks about this wonderful island and his Maltese heritage.
Thursday 24 May, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Film Screening
We present ’Wild Oats’, a star-studded comedy with Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange, Demi Moore and Billy Connolly.
Thursday 31 May, 10:30am - 12:00pm


Author visit
Kate Thompson's highly acclaimed novels celebrate life in London’s East End. She talks about ‘The Wedding Girls’, her latest book.
Thursday 7 June, 10:30am - 12:00pm

‘More Answers than Questions’
Dan Smith presents his new publication, a quiz book with a difference! Followed by a quiz, with the author as quiz master!
Thursday 14 June, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Film Screening
We salute the amazing Barbara Windsor with the wonderful ‘Sparrows Can’t Sing’, set in London’s East End. Enjoy the Cockney rhyming slang, which meant that the film needed subtitles in America!
Thursday 21 June, 10:30am - 12:00pm

‘The Women’s Hall’
A visit to the Local History Library and Archives for a guided tour of  the recreation of the headquarters of Sylvia Pankhurst's East London Federation of the Suffragettes (ELFS). The exhibition marks 100 years since some women first won the right to vote. More details from the Cubitt helpdesk.
Thursday 28 June, 10:30am - 12:00pm