Author: David Allsey

ESOL Classes starting at Toynbee Hall

New ESOL course starting at Toynbee Hall

We are delighted to have partnered up with New City College to deliver entry level ESOL (supporting English as a Second Language) classes at Toynbee Hall. Come along for a chat and an assessment on Friday 3rd May at 10:00am at 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6LS. Toynbee Hall and New City College, Tower Hamlets…
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Creative Clinic Showcase - Saturday 18th May

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories; Young People’s Creative Showcase

Join us on us Saturday 18th May, 1:30pm – 3:00pm, for a Young People’s Creative Showcase. This will be a celebratory sharing of creative responses to Toynbee Hall’s archive material with poetry, graphic fiction and other amazing imaginings from our inspirational Creative Clinic workshop; Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories. 17-18 year old participants have unearthed a…
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Join us for the very first Datathon

Join us for our very first Datathon

Take part in person or online as we use public data to help the Tower Hamlets community. We need your help! Since its inception in 1884, evidence based research has been central to Toynbee Hall’s mission as a charity. Over a century ago we played a key role in creating the first data visualizations mapping…
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Toynbee Hall Residencial Voluntary Worker Applications now open

Residential Residency applications are now open

We’re recruiting for a second round of Residential Voluntary Workers to live onsite in our historic halls in the heart of East London. We want you to engage with the local community, using their experiences to develop ways to tackle inequality, bridge the gap between people of all social and financial backgrounds, and build on…
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Residential voluntary workers with Jim Minton outside the doors to our halls

Meet our Residential Voluntary Workers

Since re-opening the doors to our historic building this year, we’ve began to deliver a range of heritage inspired learning projects and community events to encourage the next generation of social activists to drive change in their communities. This includes working with local schools on history and arts projects, holding forum events and workshops as…
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Walk in their shoes

Walk in their shoes – Become a Volunteer Tour Guide

We are looking for volunteers who would like to become a Toynbee Hall Volunteer Tour Guide, and join our unique Walk In Their Shoes free-of-charge training programme. Toynbee Hall is based in an area of the East End that is rich in fascinating stories from the past. It’s a haven for tour guides and attracts…
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The Launch of our Older People's Peer Action Research Project in September 2018

Our two new community-led research projects will be launched on April 18th

We’re holding an event to launch two new Participatory Action Research (PAR) projects in Tower Hamlets on Thursday 18th April. The two projects will look at community safety and the needs of young renters. As a result of the success of our previous PAR project that explored the needs of older people in Tower Hamlets,…
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We're recruiting for two new peer reseach groups

Toynbee Hall to launch two new peer-led research projects

We’re recruiting two groups of local people to lead on two new research projects.

two day free youth Creative Clinic

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories Creative Clinic

We’re running a free two day Creative Clinic for 16 to 19 year olds

Community Money Mentors share their experiences with money with Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England

Mark Carney discusses challenges around money with Community Money Mentors

At Toynbee Hall, we believe in the importance of putting real lived experiences into the heart of our services and sharing that experience with decision makers. Yesterday, we welcomed Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England to Toynbee Hall to meet a group of Community Money Mentors who shared their experiences and discussed issues…
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