Local links

This page is the place is find the contact details of our speakers and the local friends who help support us and the community.

De Beauvoir Gardeners
The local gardening club’s annual programme includes monthly meetings, usually held on the first Tuesday of the month in the Crypt of St. Peter’s Church, on a wide variety of topics, outings, walkabouts and social events. http://www.debeauvoirgardeners.org.uk

De Beauvoir Association
The association’s newsletter, which reaches over 4250 local addresses, is packed with local news and events. They organise social events and The Party in the Park. http://www.debeauvoir.org.uk/

St. Peter’s
To find out what’s happening in St Peter’s church and crypt please follow this link: http://www.stpeterdebeauvoir.co.uk/#/whats-on/4572137045.

Cutglass Studio
Annahita Hassami is a skilled stained glass artist and craftsperson. http://www.cutglassstudio.co.uk/

Hackney Foodbank
Hackney is the second most deprived borough in England. The Hackney foodbank provides a minimum of 3 days emergency food and support to local people in crisis. We collect food contributions at meetings to support the charity, a list of required items can be found in this post. http:///hackney.foodbank.org.uk/

The Benyon Estate
The Benyon Estate own and manage over 300 properties in the De Beauvoir Conservation area. Edward Benyon recently came to talk to us and this will be available to watch on video very soon. http://www.thebenyonestate.com

Felt Better
Felting workshops with Sue Pearl (our speaker in June 2015) with classes held in Highgate. http://www.feltbetter.com

Zaytoun Palestinian Fairtrade Products
One of our members is selling wonderful fairtrade Palestinian products on a voluntary basis and at wholesale cost. Products include olive oil, almonds, couscous etc. For more information visit the website and contact Nancy if you want to make an order.

The Swing Cats
If you went to the Shoreditch Sisters summer Charleston Party and want to learn a bit more about Swing Dance there are various North London classes available: http://www.londonswingcats.com


Marawa and The Majorettes
If you enjoyed hula hooping in January 2016 you can get hula hooping supplies from their shop.
Webiste, workshops etc here.

De Beauvoir WI is a branch of the Womens Institute which is a registered charity no. 803793. As a charity our fundraising is used to support the members of our branch and our monthly meetings. We are happy to promote community events and free local activities that might be of interest to our members but we are not able to promote individual businesses unless they have a direct relationship with our membership.

5 thoughts on “Local links

  1. Hi, i came to one meeting a few months ago, and bought tickets to the panto on Weds 3rd but haven’t heard anymore! what is the plan – where and when do we meet to pick up tickets please?

  2. I’d like to join and also attend the Shoreditch Sisters event on 25 August, which was mentioned last night at the meeting.

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