Co-ops Networking London 2019

An evening of ‘collaborative coaching’ and networking organised by Co-ops UK at the Rose Pub and Kitchen  272 New Cross Rd, New Cross, London, SE14 6AA, (opposite New Cross Gate station). The tailored coaching session lasted for a couple of hours (5.30pm to 7.30pm). The key attraction of the event was the use of new coaching techniques aimed to facilitiate…

 

Tower Hamlets Fairtrade event 2019

 The first weekend in March kicked off in a bright and positive way with a “Community Fairtrade – Cuppa and Cake”. The event took place in Shadwell’s “Care House” – not too far from the busy Cannonstreet Road and Watney Market. Its purpose was to spread the message about the Fair Trade movement through celebrating…

 

Common Women – a performance

The collective action by women against the proliferation of nuclear weapons and the installation of cruise missiles based at RAF Greenham Comon in Berkshire was one of the longest sustained acts of pascifist resistance in modern history.  The ‘Peace Camp’ was set up at the end of 1981 after a protest march by ‘Women for…

 
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Hiroshima Day 2018 London CND

Boishakhi Mela 2018

Sunday 1 July, 2018 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Vallance Road, Derbyshire St, Bethnal Green Road, London E2 6HQ This year Tower Hamlets ‘Boishakhi Mela’ event took place during Co-operative’s fortnight providing Tower Hamlets Fair Trade Movement and Tower Hamlets Co-operatives with an opportunity to join in with the celebrations. Both organisations displayed information about how they…

 

Aldgate Square Festival 15 – 17 June

Aldgate Square Festival 15 – 17 June 4pm Aldgate Square Festival  When: Fri, Jun 15, 16:00 – Sun, Jun 17, 16:00 Where: Aldgate Square Aldgate Square Festival, Friday 15th – Sunday 17th June 2018. Aldgate Square Festival  will include a vibrant spectrum of music, dance, performance, food, games and theatre from around the East End…

 

Linking the local to the London-wide

Housing Co-operatives Conference 2017 – 28 October “Housing” in London is a divided state. Most people find rents unaffordable and buying impossible. Londoners are “typically” handing over 57% of their income on rent. To buy a property is out of the reach for the majority. Frustratingly, there is a lot of construction across London –…

 

The Closing Night of Art the Arms Fair

Register with EventBrite by Art the Arms Fair Art the Arms Fair On 12 September 2017 one of the world’s largest arms fairs will set up shop in London. However, most people have no idea that it even exists. CAAT want to make it visible so are running a week-long free exhibition coinciding with the…

 

Co-operative Group boosts membership

The Cooperative Group is expanding membership at its fastest rate ever as the group takes steps to rebuild the business after its worst crisis in 20 years. More than 500,000 people have paid £1 to join the mutual in the seven weeks since it introduced a rewards scheme aimed at encouraging members to spend more at its grocery shops…

 

Common Women

“Common Women” written by Jill Truman, is a play with songs set at the Greenham Common protest camp in the early eighties. The production at Leytonstone Library in collaboration with Bow Drama Group was organised by Joan Griffiths as a costume ‘play reading’. The production’s sparse set design reflected the harsh conditions and chaos which surrounded…

 
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