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February 2022

Vox Pops to Top Trumps in Thamesmead

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Nest, Southmere Estate, Thamesmead
London,

We are back in Thamesmead as part of a series of free public events for the residents. Catch us at The Nest library hosts a cabaret and open mic night featuring fantastic local performers, where we try out our new idea... Inspired by the card game Top Trumps, we are developing a new idea for capturing the characters around Cygnet Square and celebrating their contributions to the area! Each card will depict one of the local residents, listing top facts…

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March 2022

NHM Lates x Talkaoke

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom
Free

It's the first in-person NHM Lates since 2020! Get ready for an evening of nature-inspired games, talks and, of course, Talkaoke! Book your free tickets via this link. Talkaoke will be running all evening in Images of Nature area of the museum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Nhw7k_bDr4 Explore nature through video games and board games while chatting with game developers and scientists. Immerse yourself in fictional worlds with our roleplaying crews and help shape the stories they tell. Been dragged along by a gamer…

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Talkaoke in Thamesmead

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We are back in Thamesmead as part of a series of free public events for the residents around Cygnet Square on Southmere Lake. Come and chat with us about what matters and help us visualise the future neighbourhood! Check out the photo highlights from July and September 2021. ____ Between July 2021 and March 2022 The People Speak have been talking with the local residents of Southmere Estate about their ideas for events on Cygnet Square, which were brought to…

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Women’s History Month Special! Talkaoke #21

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Making Space, 48 Aberfeldy Street
London, E14 0NU

Who is your female hero? Which notable women in history, politics, literature or the arts we should all know about? Do you have an inspiring mum, sisters or a neighbour whom you want to shout about? Talkaoke is celebrating Women’s History Month with a special in collaboration with THE WOMEN’S NETWORK  East London and Alternative Arts. Join us on Thursday 31st March, between 6-8pm, in person or via Zoom, at Making Space, 48 Aberfeldy Street, E14 0NU.  For this session…

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April 2022

Aberfeldy Live! Talkaoke #22

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The People Speak, 27 Aberfeldy Street
London, E14 0NU United Kingdom

Welcome to Aberfeldy Live! Talkaoke – an interactive pop-up talkshow, where you, the participants, set the agenda. Every last Thursday of the month we report live from the streets of Poplar and further afield via Zoom about all the matters local and global. How does Talkaoke work? It’s simple: the Talkaoke host sits in the middle of a round table and you, the participants, sit at small tables close by. Each table has a mic and you are invited to…

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May 2022

Talkaoke: It Matters What Happens Next

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Camden Arts Centre, Arkwright Road
London, NW3 6DG United Kingdom
Free

Join us in the garden of Camden Arts Centre for Talkaoke, where we will explore what everyday acts of care look like today. The event is free but booking is required via Eventbrite. It Matters What Happens Next is a programme of newly commissioned artworks and events that consider the origins of care and the transition between states of ‘caring’ to being ‘cared for’. The project brings together individuals, institutions, and the public, intertwining our collective notions of care and…

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Aberfeldy Live! Talkaoke #23

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The People Speak, 27 Aberfeldy Street
London, E14 0NU United Kingdom

Welcome to Aberfeldy Live! Talkaoke – an interactive pop-up talkshow, where you, the participants, set the agenda. Every last Thursday of the month we report live from the streets of Poplar and further afield via Zoom about all the matters local and global. https://youtu.be/GLz2-FZUFs4 How does Talkaoke work? It’s simple: the Talkaoke host sits in the middle of a round table and you, the participants, sit at small tables close by. Each table has a mic and you are invited…

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Talkaoke in Pembury Community Centre

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pembury Community Centre, 1 Atkins Square, Dalston Ln, Lower Clapton, London E8 1FA
Free

Talkaoke is returning to Hackney and you are invited! Join us for a live in person pop up talkshow, where everyone is welcome to grab the mic and suggest a conversation topic. We will be exploring the themes suggested by the residents of Pembury Estate and what they would like to see happening in their community. The event is a collaboration with Peabody Community Centre. https://youtu.be/EMiQryBewHc How does Talkaoke work? It’s simple: the Talkaoke host sits in the middle of…

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June 2022

Unlecture x School of Activism

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
The Atrium, 4 Schwartz Wharf 4 Schwartz Wharf Hackney Wick London E9 5AA

We are collaborating with Creative Wick on the School of Activism, part of London Festival of Architecture - a day of presentations, workshops, talks and debate about youth centred neighbourhood activism, starting from 9:30am. Join us in the afternoon from 2:30pm at the Atrium in Hackney Wick, where we bring our Unlecture format to stimulate a discussion about what is effective neighbourhood activism, how to be an effective activist, how to build networks, showcase successful neighbourhood activism campaigns and anything…

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Talkaoke x Pendle Festival of Culture

June 25 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Market Square, Town Centre, Nelson , BB9 7LG
Free

We are coming up to Pendle Festival of Culture! The event is run is a celebration of community, culture, art and diversity from across Pendle. There’ll be drumming, dance and delicious dishes being served from across the community, as well as art, craft, family friendly activities and Talkaoke! We had so mcuh fun last year - check out the photos!

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