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What’s on at Mobile Garden City
June is upon us already!
Here’s an update on activities coming up at Mobile Garden City during the next month. Gardening activities are suitable for all ages and levels of experience. Please wear closed-toe shoes and sensible clothes that you don’t mind getting mucky. All equipment and tools are provided. Come get involved!
June Opening Hours:
Community drop-in session & workshop (Community gardener is in attendance). Everyone is welcome to join the gardening workshops between 1-2pm:
5th June Grow your own Salad
12th June (5-7pm) Evening workshop: Growing Kohlrabi, Sprouts & Chinese Cabbage
19th June Learn to Grow Brassicas
26th June Growing for Winter
Wednesdays 5 - 7pm
Evening gardening (community gardener is in attendance).
Get stuck in with various seasonal gardening tasks including planting, watering, propagation, weeding & turning compost. All welcome!
Market garden session (community gardener in attendance).
Learn about urban food growing and the principles of growing organic fruit and veg to sell. Induction required (contact below)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays 10am - 5pm
Self-guided gardening. Come and tend to the plants within the community beds. Our gardener is not attendance, but a task list is kept on site for guidance.
Additional events this month:
Full Volunteering Day - Wednesday 7th June (10am-4pm)
We work with volunteers from local organisations, businesses and corporates to undertake practical tasks to improve the community garden. Want to help out on one of these days too? Contact us to reserve your place.
The Great Get Together - Sunday 18th June (from 12 noon)
The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is holding a fun-filled giant picnic on the North of the Park. The event forms part of a nationwide event in partnership with the Jo Cox Foundation to bring communities together to celebrate connections and commonality. Find out more here: http://www.queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk/whats-on/events/2017/06/the-great-get-together
For more information or to reserve your place at a session, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 02089851755
User Group Meeting &
Saturday 10th June at 10am-12pm
Come & join us to have your say on how the garden is run!
The purpose of the meeting is for you to have an input into to how the garden runs. Our Community Gardener will also give an update on planting and harvesting, upcoming activities and events happening at the garden. Its an exciting time to be involved! Everyone is welcome to join and refreshments will be provided.
You are more than welcome to stick around after the hour meeting to do some gardening with Victoria, our Community Gardener at Mobile Garden City.
If you would like further information please email Emily at email@example.com or call 02085105416
Come and join us! We’d love to have you with us.
Urban Makers East are curating the market element of our ‘Pop Here’ event at Here East on Sunday 18th June 12-6pm.
This will be a family day with market stalls, music, activities and workshops in a large empty retail space on the ground floor of our grey Press centre building.
Applications to run a stall, sell products/produce/work, or run a workshop can be made via the link below:-
Please feel free to share with your colleagues and network.
Please join us at The Great Get Together on Sunday 18th June and help us to promote the event by sending the flyer around to all your contacts and networks
Building on the success of last year’s Big Lunch, The Great Get Together will be taking place at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Sunday 18th June, joining the nationwide event in partnership with the Jo Cox Foundation to bring communities together to celebrate connections and commonality.
Come to the Park and celebrate London’s diverse communities with live music on the main stage, world class dance performances from Sadler’s Wells and an area dedicated to dance and music, where you can try samba, salsa, afro beat dancing, steel pans, African drumming, and listen to community choir’s, local poetry, acoustic performances and lots more. There will be a storytelling area hosted by Stratford Library and Discover Storytelling centre, along with carnival arts and crafts activities, Face Painting, a huge pirate ship by the Albion’s Kids Show, along with a display of students work form the London College of Fashion. There will also be lots of sports to come and try along with a 60m athletics track! You will also be able to pop along to Here east to their indoor makers market and pick up some treats for father’s day.
Bring along your neighbours, friends, families and a picnic or treat yourself with the worldwide cuisine on offer with: Caribbean, Indian, Japanese, Italian cuisines and more! We look forward to seeing you all there and this fun pack celebration on the Park!
Tommy arrives at Stratford East on Wednesday!
The much anticipated revival of The Who’s Tommy is almost here. Fresh from their successful run at Birmingham REP our talented cast of 22 integrated hearing and D/deaf, disabled and non-disabled performers arrive at TRSE. Directed by our own Kerry Michael this is guaranteed to be a theatrical experience like no other.
’This is a wonderful production- feel it, hear it, but, above all, SEE IT!'
‘Michael’s cast knock the stuffing out of Pete Townshend’s score… an eye-opening, awe-inspiring, extraordinary evening.’ The Stage
‘Electrifying pinball wizardry.’ The Times
This year’s Meltdown Festival is curated by rapper and visual artist M.I.A. and features some of the hottest acts in music. Line-up includes Young M.A, Giggs, Dexta Daps, Young Fathers, I Wayne, Yung Lean and many more.
Be sure to ask about details of ‘Our Living Art’ workshops happening on the doorstep of East Village and Chobham Manor residents. They are free and available between June 3rd and August 19th.
For details of dates contact: firstname.lastname@example.org