We are organising various ‘play dates’ as well as an end of project pop up display.

These will be opportunities to experience a range of childhood games from various communities. They will be open to all ages; providing fun and excitement to youngsters and a sociable get together and perhaps a trip down memory lane for older attendees.


Here we list our FREE public events but we are also coming to community centres and schools in Hackney, Newham, Redbridge and Tower Hamlets. If you would like to arrange a session with us please get in touch; email olivia[at] or call 020 8981 8811


Events Coming Up…

Thur 19th June
1530 – 1630
Bromley by Bow Centre
St Leonard’s Street, Bromley by Bow, London, E3 3BT

Crafty Play; Let’s knit pom poms and play cats cradle – GIANT style – as part of Childrens Art Week
Come earlier from 1330 and share your memories in our teepee.



Sat 28th June
1100 – 1600
Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, Southern Grove, London, E3 4PX

Outdoor Play: Kite making with recycled materials for children & adults too – walk with us around the cemetery and share your memories


Wed July 3rd
1100 – 1300

Royal Docks Learning & Activity Centre
Albert Road, North Woolwich, London E16 2JB

Oral Histories: Share your memories – part of the Health Event


Thur July 10th
1330 – 1630

Oxford House
Derbyshire Street,Bethnal Green,London E2 6HG

Oral Histories: Share your memories – as part of the Capital Age Festival


Sat July 12th
1100 – 1400
Homerton Adventure Playground
Wardle Street, London, E9 5QG

Oral Histories: Share your memories – get a chance to go on the wobbly bridge, must be accompanied by a child 🙂

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Sunday 27th July 2014 
1100 – 1400
Museum of Childhood
V&A Museum of childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, London e2 9PA

Oral Histories: Share your games and play memories. Either chat with us inside our cardboard teepee or write your memories all over the outside of the teepee!


Saturday 16th August
1100 – 1500
The View Tube
The Greenway, Marshgate Lane, London, E15 2PJ

As part of the Fun Palaces celebrations!

Dates when our end of project display go on tour!

4th & 5th October         The View Tube, The Greenway, Marshgate Ln, London E15 2PJ
6th – 19th October         Homerton Library, Homerton High St, London E9 6AS
20th Oct – 2nd Nov       Redbridge Library, Clements Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1EA
3rd – 16th November    Forest gate Library, 4-20 Woodgrange Rd, London E7 0QH TBC


Our community partners are integral to making this project reach and engage with those that will most benefit.

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