Newham Together Festival 2015 20th November to 16th December

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Events Calendar 20 November-16 December 2015

 

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE & DO NOT REQUIRE PRE-BOOKING* 

 

Friday 20 November 2015 6.30-9pm: Together! 2015 Open Exhibition and Festival launch party. The Hub, 123 Star Lane, Canning Town, London E16 4PZ. Nearest DLR station: Star Lane (fully accessible). Nearest tube station: Canning Town (fully accessible). Bus routes include 69, 115, 5, 330, 300. Limited street parking. The Open Exhibition brings together work by amateur, community, semi-professional and professional disabled artists with a Newham connection. Continuing until 15 January, the galleries are open from 9am-9pm.

 

Saturday 21 November 2015 3.30pm: Penny Pepper: Lost in Spaces. Old Town Hall Stratford, 29 The Broadway, Stratford, London E15 4BQ. 020 3373 7033 /07791 291 685. Nearest tube, overground and DLR stations: Stratford (fully accessible). Bus routes include 25, 69, 86, D8, 104, 108, 158, 238, 241, 257, 262, 276, 308, 425, 473, N8, N86, 010, A9, 741 & UL1. Blue Badge holders can prebook parking; others are advised to use the (old) Stratford shopping centre carpark. This is the final date of the national tour of this outstanding one-woman show.

 

Thursday 26 November 2015 2.30pm & 7pm: Signdance Collective International open workshop (2.30pm) followed by performance of Carthage. Old Town Hall Stratford, 29 The Broadway, Stratford, London E15 4BQ. 020 3373 7033 /07791 291 685. Nearest tube, overground and DLR stations: Stratford (fully accessible). Bus routes include 25, 69, 86, D8, 104, 108, 158, 238, 241, 257, 262, 276, 308, 425, 473, N8, N86, 010, A9, 741 & UL1. Blue Badge holders can prebook parking; others are advised to use the (old) Stratford shopping centre carpark. This powerful Afro-Cuban dance-theatre work by Caridad Svich explores the subject of slavery and human trafficking and integrates sign language into the performance.

 

Thursday 3 December 2015 2.30pm: Street Art performance in central Stratford to celebrate International Day of Disabled People with Together! artists and Natural Diversions.

 

Monday 7 December 2015 7-9pmTogether! Music Club with special guests Jo-anne Cox & Walton McClaren. River Centre, Vincent Street, Canning Town, London E16 1LZ. Nearest DLR and Jubilee Line station: Canning Town (fully accessible). Nearest bus stop: Canning Town station. Street parking. The Music Club meets on the first Monday of each month.

 

Tuesday 8 December 2015 10am-2pm: Local History Day with Newham Disabled Reps Forum. St Mark’s Community Centre, 218 Tollgate Road, Beckton, London E6 5YA. Nearest DLR: Beckton. Nearby bus routes include the 101, 173, 262, 300 and 474. Limited Blue Badge parking.

 

Thursday 10 & Friday 11 December 2015 11am-3pm: Film making workshop ‘Telling a story without words’. St Luke’s Community Centre, 89 Tarling Road Canning Town London E16 1HN. Nearest tube and DLR: Canning Town (fully accessible). Bus routes: 541, 241, 325, 678, 5, 115, 276, 300, 330. Street parking. This workshop takes place as part of the Together! 2015 Disability Film Festival.

 

Friday 11 – Sunday 13 December 2015Together! 2015 Disability Film Festival (6-8pm on 11 December; 12-8pm on 12 & 13 December. Old Town Hall Stratford, 29 The Broadway, Stratford, London E15 4BQ. 020 3373 7033 /07791 291 685. Nearest tube, overground and DLR stations: Stratford (fully accessible). Bus routes include 25, 69, 86, D8, 104, 108, 158, 238, 241, 257, 262, 276, 308, 425, 473, N8, N86, 010, A9, 741 & UL1. Blue Badge holders can prebook parking; others are advised to use the (old) Stratford shopping centre carpark. Visit our website www.together2012.org.uk for details of the full programme.

 

Wednesday 16 December 2015 2pm: Poetry workshop with Sean Burn. The Hub, 123 Star Lane, Canning Town, London E16 4PZ. Nearest DLR station: Star Lane (fully accessible). Nearest tube station: Canning Town (fully accessible). Bus routes include 69, 115, 5, 330, 300. Limited street parking.

 

Wednesday 16 December 2015 6.30-9pmClosing party, with performance poetry by Sean Burn at 7pm. The Hub, 123 Star Lane, Canning Town, London E16 4PZ. Nearest DLR station: Star Lane (fully accessible). Nearest tube station: Canning Town (fully accessible). Bus routes include 69, 115, 5, 330, 300. Limited street parking.

 

Our usual weekly poetry and art workshops continue at The Hub on Wednesday mornings from 10.30-12 noon (poetry) and Friday afternoons from 2.4pm (drawing and painting).

 

For more information visit our website at www.together2012.org.uk, like us on Facebook at together2012cic, follow us on Twitter @ukdpctogether, email info@together2012.org.uk or phone 07973 252751.

 

*Groups of 5+ please contact us in advance to arrange reservations.