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Popular Projects:
Over 60’s Wellbeing Café

Popular Projects, Poplar Union, East London, Community, Bengali New Year, Celebration, Arts Centre
Popular Projects, Poplar Union, East London, Community, Bengali New Year, Celebration, Arts Centre

Taking place in a friendly environment, these relaxed and creative sessions will improve participants’ sense of wellbeing and social life as, after all, 60 is the new 40!

What to expect

Join this participant led workshop in e5 Roasthouse each Monday and vote on the activity you’d like to do. The most popular activities will then be run by expert workshop facilitators. Activities on offer will range from alternative therapies to nutritious meal prep, learning how to make your own table decorations, and outdoor activities in the peaceful Bartlett Park.

This project aims to improve participants’ general wellbeing, daily lifestyle and enhance social life after 60.

About Popular Projects

Popular Projects is a four-stranded series of events funded by the Big Lottery Fund with the aim of improving the social lives and mental and physical wellbeing of our local community.

Spearheaded by local artist and community practitioner, Madhumita Bose, Popular Projects features an array of community workshops and activities for all ages and backgrounds. All of the sessions are participant led; attendees democratically vote for what activity would serve them best encouraging confidence, participation and providing much needed tailor made services to the people who matter most – our community!

About Madhumita Bose

Madhumita was born in Calcutta, where she graduated in Fine Arts at the Indian College of Arts & Draughtsmanship. She specialises in site-specific and time-specific installations and sculptures (both permanent and temporary) and works in different media such as 3D installation, printing, textile, projection & lighting, sculpture (metal & terracotta) and painting.

Popular Projects, Poplar Union, big lottery funded, tower hamlets, east London, community, mental health, wellbeing

Next date: Mon 4 June 11.30am-1pm

FREE
Age range: 60+

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