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Play Street

Play Streets temporarily stop traffic in a residential street, cul-de-sac or square, creating an opportunity for children to play safely outside.

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Business Development Programme

Every One Every Day will be running 4 - 6 Business Development Programmes each year. These will be running on a few specialist themes based. 

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Food Show & Tell 

Every One Every Day will be running a specialist Food Inc programme later in 2018, and Food Day will be your chance to shape how this programme is designed. 

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Community Sings

Fun, informal singing for everyone! We will get together, learn a song from different places around the world introduced and led by a local resident.

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This is our Story 

This is Our Story is a resident network of local researchers who will share their observations and insights of the projects through stories, film and photos.

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Wild Walks 

Do you take a beautiful walk somewhere in Barking and Dagenham and would like to share this with others? Get in touch and we can add your walk to the growing collection.

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Light Room 

A free public photography space, open to everyone. Whether you have a smart phone or a digital camera, the studio is the perfect space.
 

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Pop Up Workshop

A room full of tools in Barking to start new making, repairing & sharing projects! We are creating a small Pop Up Workshop in one of the rooms in the Ripple Road shop, Barking.

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People’s Corner

Would you like it to be a social space, an extended garden for the neighbourhood, a play area or a growing space for fruit and vegetables? Residents in Dagenham have chosen an area to redesign together.

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Great Cook

The Great Cook is a project where people come together to batch cook meals. Everyone brings ingredients and takes home portions for the week. 

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Have a Seat

A really simple idea: to have a chair available near the door of the shop that welcomes shoppers to ‘have a seat’ for a while - without any expectaion to buy anything.

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Public Office

Public office is a network of freelancers who meet to co-work for a few hours in a different space each week. Sessions are open, based on different themes. 

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Story Box

A place for all ages to share stories that capture your imagination and do fun activities that are linked to them in a relaxed community cafe environment.

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Trade School

Trade School is an alternative, self-organised school that runs on barter, where participants bring simple items requested by the informal teacher.

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Walking Bus

Walking or driving your children to school?  If you are pushed for time in the morning -  sharing the school run can be very helpful.
 

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Neighbourhood Film Studio 

The neighbourhood film studio is a project that has been created with this in mind. It will support budding film-makers to make and enjoy films in the borough.

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Secret Garden

Imagine a beautiful shared space for gathering, playing, growing and relaxing. This is exactly what local people are creating - we would love you to join us!

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Pins & Needles 

Delightful mornings with other creative knitters and stitchers. Come & learn to knit from experienced knitters or meet fellow crafters for a chat and making sessions.
 

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Coop

Someone in your street keeps chickens in their back garden.  Residents in the street supply the chickens with suitable food waste in exchange for regular fresh eggs.

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Open Corners

Do you have spaces nearby that could become a mini orchard, or vegetable garden? Would you like to be able to set up a community book sharing project in a small greenhouse? 

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Rock Paper Scissors 

Work together as a network, to reduce barriers & risk to start earning a living through making & selling. This will allow people with early ideas to test the market.

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Street Ball 

Take part in fun football games whatever your fitness level - in football cages - with music.

 

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Welcoming Committee

A network of residents who would like to help people feel at home, find their way around and help families make friends  as soon as possible.
 

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Bee School 

Have you dreamt of becoming a bee keeper? We hope to invite a large group of residents to take part in a more structured programme of learning, to become beekeeper. 

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Games Cafe

The Games Cafe provides an opportunity to try out a range of games. They will be run in a community cafe style setting, with an unlimited supply of tea and biscuits!

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Waste Works

Do you live in a building that would like to start a collective food composting project
on a shared public site near you? 
 

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Sunflower Street

Imagine the streets of Barking and Dagenham filled with colourful sunflowers. In front gardens, outside shops, on street corners - wherever there is a small patch of earth.