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The Insiders’ Guide to Bethnal Green 2015: a free community journalism course

We’re currently recruiting participants for an eight-week community journalism course in Bethnal Green. It’s a free course – thanks to funding from Awards for All – and it’s specifically designed to help volunteers and staff at local community groups (especially those based or active in E2) develop new skills in community-based journalism.

Over a series of practical, beginner-level workshops we’ll cover the basics of journalism, including how to research article ideas, carry out interviews, and structure and write features. We’ll also spend time out and about visiting community projects, going behind-the-scenes at local landmarks, and reviewing shops and cafes.

Throughout the course, we’ll work together to create ‘The Insiders’ Guide to Bethnal Green 2015‘, a 48-page guide to the neighbourhood. We recently ran a similar project in Bow, here’s a link to the magazine that the group produced.

The course runs on eight Tuesday mornings, starting on Tues 13th January, with sessions from 10.00am-1.00pm. Full details are set out in the attached flyer.

Anyone interested in applying should email Graham Barker at graham@walkeast.org as soon as possible with the information requested on the flyer booking form.

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Oxford House as the Focal Point of Bethnal Green Eavesdropping On the Interview - with Juliet Fraser Open House in Tower Hamlets Vietnamese Londoners at Oh! Gallery Sagacity! – An Old Saga A Certain Kind of Interview with Juliet Fraser Bethnal Green’s own Charles Dickens Have a drink and even join in with the songs! Ode to nature exhibition Carpentry Club - What Wood you like to know? 50° North (300 miles North-East to Oxford House) Paintings of the East End in different decades Let no meadow escape our riot Art as an escape medium Artist Critique – Sheree Naqvi An interview with Jonathan Chater Feminism in London 100 years since Charles Booth. An interview with Keith Greenough EURO 2016 – diversity embodied Messages of welcome - Celebrating Refugee Week 2016 Chelsea Fringe Festival comes into bloom at Oxford House Now open Artists call out- Chelsea Fringe An interview with Martin Dvořák An Interaction of Opposites Tom is back! Part 3 Tom is back! Part 2 Tom is back! Part 1 Wild, loud and untamed Open Garden Squares Weekend Postcard Garden Competition Fourth and final Jazzing it Up EAST2 Launch A Month of Jazz ''All kinds of languages'' Some Time Alone in a Spacecraft... part 3 Some Time Alone in a Spacecraft... part 2 Some Time Alone in a Spacecraft... part 1 Oh! Presents Thinking about the ‘Rights of Passage’ VIA: Call-Out for all artists! 'Of People and Places' - Photography Exhibition Following in Egypt’s Footsteps 2014 in 5 minutes! 2014 Highlights: Reflecting on gender roles with Cristina Cuevas The Insiders' Guide to Bethnal Green 2015: a free community journalism course Be part of our programme 2015! Welcome back Somali Week Festival! 4th October - Fun, Art and Science! Oxford House is a Fun Palace! Don’t make plans for Friday! The Knowledge Arts Festival is also for kids! Hackney Empire Show – Anna Fiorentini Summer Schools The Pitch - Deadline extended Venue Hire Summer Offer The knowledge festival is here again! 130th Anniversay of Oxford House
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