Tower Hamlets

Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Description

The 'Friends' were formed in 1990. Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park is truly the historic green heart of Tower Hamlets. 33 acres of Broad leaf woodland in a disused 19th century cemetery, surrounded by tower blocks and estates, where 1000s of people live. The Cemetery Park has an outstanding variety of wild plants and animals as well as plants which give clues to its history. The Cemetery Park is designated as a Local Nature Reserve and is now managed as a place for wildlife, education and people. Read more »

Location

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park,
Southern Grove, Mile End,
London E3 4PX
United Kingdom

London Pedicabs

Description

London Pedicabs was one of the first companies to operate this novel green transport in the UK. We have been a leading force in introducing new innovative ideas that have assisted the industry in growing from just 30 to the 1400 pedicabs that are now operating in London.

London Pedicabs have been operating in central London for almost 14 years as an eco-friendly transport option. We have worked very closely with the authorities to implement a code of practice for our industry and have pushed hard to get pedicabs fully licensed and accountable. Read more »

Location

No.1 Molines Wharf, 98-100 Narrow Street,
London E14 8BP
United Kingdom

St. Margaret's House

Description

There’s so much going on at St. Margaret’s House that people often don’t realise all of what’s available. Here are some ways for you to get involved:

A Diverse Programme of Cultural Events
There’s always something interesting to see or do at St. Margaret’s House. We host a wide variety of events throughout the year, including regular art exhibitions, film screenings, music gigs, spoken word nights, and comedy performances as well as special one-off festivals. Check out our event listings to find out what’s going on this month. Read more »

Location

21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green,
London E2 9PL
United Kingdom

Gallery Café at St. Margaret's House

Description

Offers a selection of vegan and vegetarian food, an exciting program of live events, and a new art exhibition from an up-and-coming artist every month. The Gallery Cafe is a cosy sanctuary during the winter months, and comes alive in the summer with its sun trap terrace and garden, making it a great spot to enjoy all year round. Read more »

Location

St. Margaret's House Settlement,
21 Old Ford Road,
London E2 9PL
United Kingdom

Stepney City Farm

Description

We are a working farm in Tower Hamlets; one of the most deprived and densely-populated boroughs in England. We use sustainable agricultural practice to produce safe and healthy food and other products.

We operate particularly for those who by virtue of youth, age, disability, financial hardship or social circumstance can especially benefit. We aim to strengthen our community by addressing existing social divisions. Read more »

Location

Stepney Way,
London E1 3DG
United Kingdom

Stepney City Farm Café

Description

Whether you want to relax over coffee and cake, have lunch with friends and family or need a quiet corner to work in, our farm café is the perfect retreat from London’s buzzing streets.

Voted Best Eatery in the Urban Food Awards, we pride ourselves on providing beautiful, seasonal plates of food inspired by the fruit and vegetables growing on the Farm.

During the week there are light breakfasts and lunches, on Saturday there is a takeaway menu to compliment the farmers' Market and on Sunday we have our special brunch service.

Location

Stepney Way,
London E1 3DG
United Kingdom

Stepney City Farm - Farm Shop

Description

The Farm Shop is open Tuesday-Sunday selling eggs from our chickens, ducks, geese and quails, seasonal fruit, herbs and vegetables grown on the farm and delicious foods made by local suppliers, such as chutneys by Newton & Pott and teas from Joe’s Tea Co.

Farm reared meat is on sale occasionally, usually in November though we will have some Tamworth pork available in early summer 2015.

Location

Stepney Way,
London E1 3DG
United Kingdom

nfpSynergy

Description

nfpSynergy is a research consultancy that aims to provide the ideas, insights and information to help non-profits thrive. We help charities track their profile and engagement levels amongst their key stakeholder groups through regular, syndicated surveys. We also work with charities on bespoke projects, providing a range of quantitative and qualitative research services. Read more »

Location

2-6 Tenter Ground, Spitalfields,
London E1 7NH
United Kingdom

Bow Arts Trust

Description

This year (2015) Bow Arts celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Bow Arts is an arts education charity that provides affordable creative workspaces for over 400 emerging artists. Alongside this, Bow Arts manages one of the country's most exciting and award-winning education programmes, which takes world-class artists into 70 schools to improve the lives and learning of children and young people. Read more »

Location

183 Bow Road, Bow,
London E3 2SJ
United Kingdom
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