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Homes of the Homeless walk in the East End

Saturday, 25 April 2015 2pm
Explore the hidden history of the homeless in Victorian Whitechapel with exhibition curators. Tour starts at 2pm at Whitechapel Underground Station and lasts 1.5 hours Saturday 25 April. Tickets £16, £13 concs (includes free exhibition ticket) Ticketed events must be booked in advance www.geffrye-museum.org.uk/whatson/book-tickets/, or e-mail bookings@geffrye-museum.org.uk . Geffrye Museum Disabled access: yes. Contact: Laura Bedford. Email: LBedford@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7739 9893.

Filmpro Lates

Thursday, 05 February 2015 - Thursday, 03 December 2015 6pm - 8.30pm
Every first Thursday of the month the filmpro studio turns into a small digital art gallery, showcasing new, experimental work by associate artists and more. Doors open at 6pm with a smile and a drink to welcome you in. No ticket needed but any contribution never goes amiss. Age group: 16+. filmpro, Studio 3, ACAVA, Cremer Street, Hackney, E2 8HD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Foteini Galanopoulou. Email: info@foteinig.net Telephone: +442076135856. view website

Urban Food Festl

Saturday, 28 March 2015 - Saturday, 19 December 2015 5pm - 12am
Free entry for everyone. The urban food fest features: 15 street food trucks and stalls (which change every week) serving gourmet global street food, craft beers, premium cider, specialist urban cocktails, spirits, international wines, prosecco, champagne, entertainment and seating areas Facebook: urban food fest Twitter: @urbanfoodfest Instagram: urbanfoodfest . Euro Car Parks 162-167 SHOREDITCH HIGH STREET Shoreditch E1 6HU Disabled access: yes. Contact: Kelly Young. Email: kelly@urbanfoodfest.com Telephone: 020 7563 3021. view website

Withered Hand, Seabirds and Papernut Cambridge

Friday, 03 April 2015 7pm - 11pm
Scared To Dance's gig night is back at The Shacklewell Arms. Withered Hand headline with support from Seabirds and Papernut Cambridge. Plus DJs For The Rabbits. £8 in advance from http://www.wegottickets.com/scaredtodance and £10 on the door. Age group: Over 18s. The Shacklewell Arms, 71 Shacklewell Lane, London, Hackney, E8 2EB E8 2EB. Contact: Paul Richards. Email: paul@scaredtodance.co.uk . view website

Lunchtime talk: Home and Hope

Friday, 17 April 2015 1pm
Hear about our collaborative youth project with New Horizon Youth Centre, Kings Cross which explored young people's experiences of homelessness today. Free entry. Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Laura Bedford. Email: LBedford@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7739 9893.

Future of Web Design

Monday, 27 April 2015 - Wednesday, 29 April 2015 08:00 - 17:00
Future of web design is a 3-day event for designers, front-end developers and people working to make the web awesome. URL: Booking: http://atnd.it/19535-1. Prices: conference pass: £599, conference pass plus workshop: £849, workshop only: £349. Speakers: Cat Noone, Chiara Aliotta, Chris Clarke, Cristiano Betta. etc. venues, 155 Bishopsgate, EC2M 3YD. Contact: Veronica Cortes. Email: hello@futureinsights.com Telephone: +1-781-751-8799. view website

Exhibition talk - Homes of the Homeless

Saturday, 09 May 2015 3.30pm - 4pm
A highlights tour of Homes of the Homeless with a curator, 3.30pm-4pm, free with an exhibition ticket. Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Laura Bedford. Email: LBedford@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7739 9893.

Lunchtime talk: Down and Out in Paris and London

Friday, 15 May 2015 1pm
Join author Peter Higginbotham for a glimpse into life in the workhouse residents the other options available to the homeless in the Victorian period. Free entry. Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Laura Bedford. Email: LBedford@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7739 9893.

Culpeper's Herbal Remedy - a talk on herbalist, botanist and apothecary Nicholas Culpeper

Saturday, 06 June 2015 2pm - 4pm
Join Margaret Willes for a fascinating talk about herbalist, botanist and radical apothecary Nicholas Culpeper, then create your own historic remedies and natural cosmetics. Tickets £16, £13 concs. Part of the Huguenots of Spitalfields Festival and Chelsea Fringe. Ticketed events must be booked in advance www.geffrye-museum.org.uk/whatson/book-tickets/, or e-mail bookings@geffrye-museum.org.uk . Geffrye Museum, 136 Kinglsand Road, Hackney, E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Laura Bedford. Email: LBedford@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7739 9893.

London at Night Pink Ribbonwalk

Saturday, 04 July 2015 - Sunday, 05 July 2015 7.30 pm - 6.30 am
Sign up to Breast Cancer Care's London at Night Pink Ribbonwalk and you will experience a magical evening with inspiring people, breath-taking sights and lots of fun and laughter. It is the perfect way to support people affected by breast cancer and have a great time with friends and family. Age group: 8+. Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Breast Cancer Care. Email: pinkribbonwalk@breastcancercare.org.uk Telephone: 03701450101. view website

Lauriston School table top sale

Sunday, 19 April 2015 12pm - 4pm
Lauriston School table top sale (Rutland Road/entry Connor Street E9). Good quality second hand books, toys, clothes, bric-a-brac and more for sale. Interested in selling (£10/table)? To book a table call 07446 900 622. Age group: All ages. Lauriston School, Rutland Road, Hackney E9 7JS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Fran Perera. Email: franperera78@gmail.com Telephone: 07446 900 622.