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To celebrate our summer 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 outdoor Celebration Pot Luck Supper

Friday 16 August | 47 Thames Road, IG11 0HQ

Come along to celebrate and enjoy the completion of the garden! We will be eating in the garden, which will look and feel amazing.

You’ll make some new friends and enjoy some lovely food made by your neighbours. This is an open invitation and everyone is welcome.

Please bring some food e.g. your favourite dish, a salad or vegetables, some bread, drinks or a pudding. Please sign up to let us know you will be attending.


55 Ripple Road, IG11 7NT

Summer Picnic

Wednesday 24 July | 4.00 - 6.00pm

Abbey Green, Abbey Rd, Barking, IG11 8DD

Come and join a community picnic at Abbey Green in Barking. A great way to enjoy food outdoors, meet others and have fun. Bring along some food to share and any games you would like

Summer BBQ

Thursday 8 August | 6.00 - 8.00pm

55 Ripple Road, Barking, IG11 7NT

It’s Summer time! The perfect time for a BBQ at the shop. Bring along vegetarian options for the grill or a side dish of your choice to share. It’s always a great way to meet new people.


Martin’s Corner, 5 Porters Avenue RM9 5YS

Summer Launch

Saturday 29 June | 3.00 - 7.00pm

5 Porters Avenue, Dagenham RM9 5YS

Come along to a fun afternoon of food, games and conversation to celebrate the start of the Summer Programme! We’ll set the tables on the street, hang bunting and enjoy the sunshine!

Bring your favourite dish or drink to share with your neighbours or help to set up or tidy - everyone is welcome.

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116 Church Elm Lane, RM10 9RL

Summer Open Table

Tuesday 25 June | 4.00 - 7.00pm

116 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9RL

Our Open Table feast will kick off the summer programme with fun and food. Come and celebrate the launch of the programme, pick up a paper and share some tasty food with neighbours.