2019 Cook Off at the Live Well Community Training Kitchen

Are you prepared to see who wins the Green Super Chef apron 2019? Let the professional chefs and nutritionist themselve judge this to pick the super chef team of 2019!

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Poplar Pop-ups prove a great success!

From a 3 year old learning to skip to a 60 year old turning her hand to boxing, the pop-up activities at Chrisp St Market went down a treat!

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Prudential Ride London Freecycle 2019

Poplar's community cycling convoy joined hundreds of cyclists for the annual London Freecycle event on 3 August.

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National Gardening Week, May 2019

In celebration, Aberfeldy Centre hosted its own variety of gardening classes for children!

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A Crafty International Women’s Day at Aberfeldy!

Aberfeldy Centre celebrated IWD with some great activities, including free workshops hosted by Sunny Jar Eco Hub!

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Play Street comes to Bygrove St and Ricardo St!

Play Street, a road closure allowing children to play and the community to get together, will be held on 25th March. Come along to enjoy activities and performances!

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International Women’s Day 2019

Friday 8th of March celebrates International Women's Day! We look into this year's theme of Balance for Better, with a focus on women's health and wellbeing.

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The Joys of Learning to Cycle

Maybe you haven't ridden a bike in years or maybe you've never tried. No matter what your background, Community Cycling Training in Poplar are helping people pursue their cycling aspirations!

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Juliana and Fit For What Project

Victor, Juliana, Andrew and Joseph are the team that makes Fit For What Project, a local organisation which works to improve people’s wellness through physical personal training, teaching and mentoring.

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Zumba at Poplar Union

Zumba is not just your average exercise class, it's the ultimate dance party! Learn why the teacher, Talia, started zumba and why she and her students love it so.

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2018 Cook Off at the Live Well Community Training Kitchen

Can you stand the heat? 4 groups went head to head at the annual Live Well cook off. They were challenged to make delicious vegetarian meals from home-grown ingredients in under two...

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Sport and the Community

QMSU Community Sport heads up the Sport Leadership and Workforce Development Programme at Queen Mary, University of London. Through this programme, they develop a workforce of students who perform outreach in the...

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A Passion for Gardening

Chris Beard has been running the garden at Trussler Hall for years now. As a resident of Poplar for 15 years, the people at Poplar HARCA got to know him and his...

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The Benefits of Yoga

Eve Veglio-White teaches yoga at Poplar Union. We spoke to her about the benefits of yoga and teaching.

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Movement and Mindfulness

Jane Belshaw has been running various mindfulness, movement and relaxation classes and programmes for 20 years now, starting by offering massage to people who wouldn’t normally go for a massage. We spoke...

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Getting Involved in the Community with Linda

For the past few months, Linda has been working on the Wellone project to develop its strategy and direction. We spoke to her about what the project means to her, what health...

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The Importance of Play

Play Association Tower Hamlets have been providing free play for 5-15 year olds since 2001. We spoke to Eleanor Image, Play Development Manager at PATH, about the organisation and play in general.

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The Success of Poplar Singers

Poplar Singers are a Poplar based choir, running for about two years. These past two years have seen them go from strength to strength, growing in membership, confidence and talent. We spoke...

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Toddler Yoga

Alice Panascia is a trained pregnancy and post-natal yoga teacher. After her own daughter was born, she developed a way to work with toddlers and started teaching it at Poplar Union when...

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Health & Wellbeing at Feel Good Fridays

Every Friday morning, the Cabin hosts ‘Feel Good Friday’ sessions, working to boost the health and wellbeing of the women of Poplar. We spoke to the wonderful Chris who leads them, about...

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