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Talkaoke at Grow

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s Spring and this current lockdown is finally drawing to an end. But where now? Come have your say on where East London goes next, as Grow Hackney, The People Speak and Hackney Tours come together in a public conversation in Hackney Wick. It’s good to talk, and there’s a lot to talk about after 2020…

Talkaoke At Grow

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Grow is an independent self-organised creative space, bar and kitchen in Hackney Wick which hosts a diverse programme celebrating and nurturing local and international creative talent. It is also part of an ecosystem of studios founded in 2007.
Twitter @GrowHackney
Facebook @GrowHackney
Insta @growhackney

Hackney Tours Local tour guide and facilitator Simon Cole (AKA Hackney Tours) works with visitors and locals alike. Named an ‘East London Innovator’ in 2020, he is a guide, writer, performer and personal trainer. He has been involved in local community activism in Hackney for a decade collaborating with various locally rooted organisations as well as sharing their stories with visitors and academics. He leads history and wellbeing walks for Hackney Council and has facilitated interactive wellbeing sessions for Rich Mix and New Unity. He has led art/history/civic activism-themed experiences for festivals such as Hackney Wicked and Open House. He works with 50+ charity The Sharp End and started an elders’ history club with Wick Award. He has volunteered with local youth clubs and Mutual Aid groups. He promotes Hackney social enterprises and sustainability initiatives and created the first ever interactive Alternative Statue Tour to encourage debate about statues in the borough.

Website https://hackneytours.com
Twitter @hackneytours
Facebook @hackneytourslondon



April 13
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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