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To celebrate our Autumn programme, we’re having a feast, open to all. Bring along a dish and get to know your neighbours. See the dates below. Bring some food to share, or help set up and clear up.


Join us for a magical Celebration Pot Luck Supper

Friday 25 October | 5.30 - 7.30pm

The Warehouse, 47 Thames Road, IG11 0HQ

Come along to this potluck supper to celebrate the development of the Warehouse and the start of the jam-packed Autumn programme!

Residents have been working hard all Summer long to shape how The Warehouse operates; managing spaces together, planning activities, organising areas and spending time together.

The Celebration Supper will be the perfect opportunity for you to experience and explore The Warehouse and hear about all of the great sessions that are planned for the upcoming Autumn Programme.

Come along to share delicious food and great conversation with your neighbours.

Please bring along some food for the potluck e.g your favourite dish, a salad, some bread, drinks or pudding.This is an open invitation and everyone is welcome.


55 Ripple Road, IG11 7NT

Open Table #1

Thursday 21 November | 5.00 - 7.00pm

Eastbury Manor House, Eastbury Square,

Barking, IG11 9SN

Did you know that the Borough is home to a Grade I listed building? It’s called Eastbury Manor House and is just off Ripple Road - a real local gem! Come along to this special Open Table where you can experience the beauty and history of this building first hand, whilst meeting local people and enjoying delicious food. Bring along a main, side or dessert of your choice so we can all feast together.

Open Table #2

Thursday 12 December | 5.00 - 7.30pm

55 Ripple Road, Barking, IG11 7NT

Come and join the last get together of the Autumn Programme. A good way to meet people, share food and celebrate all of the sharing and learning that happened during the programme. Bring your favourite dish or drink to share with your neighbours or help to set up or tidy - everyone is welcome!


47 Thames Road, Barking, IG11 0HQ

Thames Open Table

Thursday 5 December | 6.00 - 8.00pm

The Warehouse, 47 Thames Road, IG11 0HQ

Bring along a dish for a delicious shared meal at the Warehouse, help set up or wash up and get to know your neighbours.


116 Church Elm Lane, RM10 9RL

Neighbourhood Lunch

Saturday 9 November | 12.00pm - 3.00pm

Pavilion Court, Goresbrook Road, Dagenham, RM9 6XH

Ruma is a resident, who wants to hold an Open Table in her area so that she can meet new people and share food.

Bring a dish and join Ruma in this fun, food filled event where you can swap ideas and experiences with people living in your neighbourhood while sharing your favourite dishes.