Are you working to achieve a goal in your career? Is there a skill you need to learn before you can take your career to the next level? Link with freelancers, makers and creatives to expand your networks, share knowledge and collaborate on new opportunities.

Church Elm Lane

Social media 101

Tuesday 5 March | 6.30 - 7.30pm

116 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9RL

Hi, my name’s Oghosa and I’m a social influencer from Dagenham. I have 4 million views on Youtube and over 50,000 followers and would love to share my knowledge on how to gain a following. If you’re up for learning the basics of business development, marketing techniques and social influence, come by.

Intro to Graphic Design

Tuesday 19 March | 6.00 - 7.00pm

116 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9RL

Hey my name is Derrick. At uni I studied architecture, but I’ve since become a freelance designer and I currently run my own online magazine called New-Wave Magazine. If you’re interested in updating your design skills, I’m keen to share some simple shortcuts to design for websites and social media campaigns.

Business development

Wednesday 20 March | 2.00 - 4.00pm

116 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9RL

My name is Mo, I am an award-winning Author, Lecturer, Business Coach and Speaker, plus a mother of two. If you are a budding entrepreneur hoping to get help with how to make your business grow and flourish, come along to the Business Development workshop.


Martins Corner

Cultural Exchange

Wednesday 13 March | 6.00 - 7.30pm

Tuesday 2 April | 6.00 - 7.30pm

Ever wondered how Christmas is celebrated in Spain or how to say “I would love some apple juice” in Bengali or Portuguese? Come and meet local people of different background for a friendly speed language and culture exchange session.

About the resident

My name is Irina and I am from Russia. I have always been fascinated by different languages, love to travel and explore new countries and traditions. I believe the world will become more positive when we get to know each other a bit more and try to understand each other better