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The People Speak People! – Katie F

The People Speak People! - Katie F

“Growing and socialising” I was born in Lithuania in 1989. Moved to India at the age of 13, where I spent 4 years studying music. I returned to Lithuania in 2007, finished school and got a job in a printing and graphic design company. I joined Vilnius Pedagogical University to study physics and applied computer […]


The People Speak People! – Dele

The People Speak People! - Dele

At The People Speak we have always relied on reflected creativity of others to make Talkaokes and our other formats what they truly are. In 2020 we were fortunate enough to collaborate with new artists and creatives who not only participated in our events but also brought their own perspectives, energy and skills into what […]


Wick Speaks, The Tour!

Wick Speaks, The Tour!

Hackney Wick tells its own story Wick Speaks! is a new project bringing together a range of Hackney Wick residents to create the Tour of the area through their eyes. The People Speak is collaborating with long-time local guide Hackney Tours to celebrate the diversity of the Wick and imagine the future of this unique […]


Get outside your echo chamber!

Get outside your echo chamber!

Last month our doughnut shaped Talkaoke table made its first appearance on the Aberfeldy concrete since the lockdown! Watch the highlights here and save the date for Aberfeldy Live! Talkaoke #4 (Thu 27 Sep). We had a lot of fun with our new online format Design Your Own Job at East Summer School bringing 12-17 yo East Londoners and our favourite Innovators & Creatives together. We talked about future […]


Aberfeldy Live! Talkaoke

Aberfeldy Live! Talkaoke

We’d love to invite you to join the conversation rooted in East London and how we response to COVID emergency. It’s also a chance to (re)connect with the community. Last month we talked about: * Takeover of parks and public spaces post-COVID? * Is pub culture over? * When will it end? * What’s ‘new […]


Coming over to yours!

Informal is the new normal!! Here at The People Speak we love people. We like to be in the same room as them, imagining and creating a new reality together. The Covid emergency has taken that away from us and we miss it badly. We are striving hard to recreate that feeling in the virtual […]


Talkaoke: Independence Day Special

Talkaoke: Independence Day Special

On 4th July 2019, to celebrate Independence Day, Talkaoke held a special event outside our studio on Aberfeldy Street, Poplar. Click here to see all the photos from the day.  


The People Speak – Showreel

A quick showreel video to show just some of the projects we do here at The People Speak. To view our projects more in depth please visit Our Project page.


Talkaoke: Black History Month, at Stratford Shopping Centre

Talkaoke: Black History Month, at Stratford Shopping Centre

On 6th & 7th October Talkaoke was in the old Stratford Shopping Centre getting people talking for a Black History Month special. Working with Newham Council we were reimagining Black History for a new generation and a new era. We were also visualising the conversation live on the day. Click here to view these along […]


Talkaoke & Southwark Council

We’ve recently ran a couple of Talkaoke’s around Southwark, together with Southwark Council, to find out what residents think about the changes in the borough for better and for worse, and what people would like to see in the future. We visited both Elephant & Castle and Surrey Quays shopping centre to find out what […]