Summer Together! 2017

Thanks to the generous support of Arts Council England and our sponsors, we are delighted to announce our  Summer Together! 2017 programme. All of our activities are FREE. Club-based activities are aimed at disabled people and their companions; performances and exhibitions are for everyone. See below for venue details. Click here to download the programme as a docx file.

The Three Conversations exhibition runs from 5-30 June 2017 at Forest Gate Library.

5-30 June 2017 9am-8pm (closed Sundays) Three Conversations exhibition at Forest Gate Library. Locally based disabled artists and Together! Professional Development Club members Whyspa, Lynda Evans and Lorraine Peacock present their work. Private View: 6-8pm, 9 June 2017.

Friday 7 July 2017 7-9pm Together! Music Club at Vicarage Lane Community Centre with special guests Rom Shanty Crew. Come and learn sea shanties to sing at the Carpenters Road Lock Festival in August.

11-14 July 2017 Signdance Collective International lead participatory workshops for the Together! Dance Club, culminating in a performance at the Liberty Festival. Details to be confirmed; email ju@together2012.org.uk if you would like to be contacted directly.

Signdance Collective International will be including locally based performers in a special performance of Carthage at the Liberty Festival.

Saturday 15 July 2017 1.30-6.30pm Together! 2012 CIC presents our annual showcase tent highlighting the talents of locally based disabled artists at the Liberty Festival in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Monday 17 July 2017 David Bobier from the Vibrafusion Lab in Ontario, Canada presents a workshop as part of our two-year international Vibrations project, funded by the British Council. Details to be confirmed; email ju@together2012.org.uk if you would like to be contacted directly.

Tuesday 25 July 2017 10am-1pm Canal Arts workshop at Vicarage Lane Community Centre. Followed by weekly Together! Art Club workshops on Tuesdays from 10am-12 noon, finishing on 22 August. The work created will be presented at the Carpenters Road Lock Festival.

Friday 28 July 2017 Together! Clubs visit to the Canal MuseumDetails to be confirmed; email ju@together2012.org.uk if you would like to be contacted directly.

ParaCarnival will be running workshops at Vicarage Lane Community Centre on Tuesday afternoons in August, leading up to the Hackney One Love carnival on Sunday 10 September 2017.

Tuesdays 1-29 August 2-4pm + 5 September 10am-12pm. Carnival Arts workshops with ParaCarnival at Vicarage Lane Community Centre, leading up to Hackney One Love Carnival. Free. All welcome (but groups please contact us in advance).

Friday 4 August 7-8.30pm Together! Music Club at Vicarage Lane Community Centre. Practice sea shanties to sing at the Carpenters Road Lock Festival on August Bank Holiday Monday.

Monday 7 August 2017 11am Together! artists visit Carpenters Road Lock in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in preparation for the Carpenters Road Lock Festival.

Saturday 19 August 2017 11am-3pm Together! artists lead creative activities at Richard House Summer Fest in Beckton.

Carpenters Road Lock in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Monday 21 August Together! artists visit the lower waterways in preparation for the Carpenters Road Lock Festival.

Bank Holiday Monday 28 August Together! 2012 CIC presents an exhibition, performance and participatory activity at Carpenters Road Lock Festival in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

10 September 2017 Together! 2012 CIC parades in Hackney One Carnival with ParaCarnival.

Forest Gate Library, 4-20 Woodgrange Rd, London E7 0QH.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London E20 2ST.
Richard House, Richard House Drive, Beckton, London E16 3RG.
Vicarage Lane Community Centre, Govier Close, Stratford E15 4HW.