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Plans announced for new UK wide No Interest Loan Scheme pilot

Toynbee Hall is teaming up with Fair4All Finance and Fair By Design to deliver a No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) pilot, the first of its scale across the UK.

Bangladesh 50 Essay

Bangladesh 50 Essay: How did the independence war of 1971 affect the identity of those in Bangladesh by Niha Miah

Celebrating Bangladeshi heritage on the 50th anniversary of the Bangladesh war, struggle and subsequent Independence


The Legacy of 1971: how the Bangladesh independence war influenced the anti-racist movement in East London by Ansar Ahmed Ullah

Ansar recently collaborated with Toynbee Hall in celebrating Bangladesh’s’ 50 anniversary

Run for Team Toynbee Hall in the London Landmarks Half Marathon

Join Team Toynbee Hall in this iconic race through central London on Sunday 3rd April 2022 The London Landmarks Half Marathon is a closed road central London run. 14,500 runners will start on Pall Mall, finish by Downing Street and have fabulous views of London’s most iconic landmarks including Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Nelson’s…
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Pandemic Stories Full Findings

New report: Londoners disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 crisis must be involved in future policy-making

The Pandemic Stories report explores the experiences of Londoners disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 crisis

London Legal Walk 2021

London Legal Walk: Monday 18th October 2021 Team Toynbee Hall are walking 10Km in the London Legal Walk to ensure people in Tower Hamlets can have access to justice. In the last year, our Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC) has continued to support those who need us most in our community through our online advice…
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Toynbee Hall to open as pop-up vaccination centre

Toynbee Hall to become pop-up vaccination centre from 21st – 25th July

You can book an appointment online or just turn up between Wednesday 21st and Sunday 25th July

Bangladesh 50 Summer celebration event

Bangladesh 50: Stories of 71 summer celebration event

On Sunday 4th July Toynbee Hall hosted a series of events honouring and celebrating Bangladeshi heritage of the 1971 liberation.

Community Safety Research Group workshop

Journey of a co-production facilitator: Collaborating with residents to make a safer and more connected borough

To celebrate Co-Production Week 2021, Research and Policy Intern Hiba Adan reflects on her work with Toynbee Hall peer researchers

Festival of ideas

What does a good community hub look like to you?

Toynbee Hall joins the Mayor of London’s Festival of Ideas as community groups and charities lead the capital’s recovery from the pandemic.