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New Activities & Events - June - July

June

Celebrate Eid with Raisa Kabir
Join us at Cubitt Town library as we learn about Woven Textile art from the unique British Bangladeshi born artist, Raisa Kabir.
Raisa will explore histories of Islamic woven textiles and influences in Bengal, from the Mughal period to Jamdani production today in Bangladesh.
Saturday 23 June, 2:00 - 3:00pm

Prime Time Events

Author visit
Kate Thompson's highly acclaimed novels celebrate life in London’s East End. She talks about ‘The Wedding Girls’, her latest book.
Thursday 7 June, 10:30am - 12:00pm

‘More Answers than Questions’
Dan Smith presents his new publication, a quiz book with a difference! Followed by a quiz, with the author as quiz master!
Thursday 14 June, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Film Screening
We salute the amazing Barbara Windsor with the wonderful ‘Sparrows Can’t Sing’, set in London’s East End. Enjoy the Cockney rhyming slang, which meant that the film needed subtitles in America!
Thursday 21 June, 10:30am - 12:00pm

‘The Women’s Hall’
A visit to the Local History Library and Archives for a guided tour of  the recreation of the headquarters of Sylvia Pankhurst's East London Federation of the Suffragettes (ELFS). The exhibition marks 100 years since some women first won the right to vote. More details from the Cubitt helpdesk.
Thursday 28 June, 10:30am - 12:00pm

July

Summer Reading Challenge [All ages)
Join up for Mischief Makers and collect your folder ready for your stickers!
Saturday 14 July, 9:00am - 5.00pm

Bookmarks [All ages]
Come and make Mischief Markers for all the books you read.
Saturday 21 July, 2:30 - 3:30pm

Comic Characters [All ages]
Calling all Mischief Makers - make your own Mischief Makers name tag.
Thursday 26 July, 2:30 - 3.30pm

Comics [Ages 5-11]
Create your very own Mischief Makers Comic and show your friends.
Saturday 4 August, 2:30 - 3:30pm

Puzzles galore! [Ages 5-11]
Have a go at Mischief Makers wordsearches, quizzes and puzzles.
Thursday 9 August, 2:30 - 3:30pm

Collage Cartoon Characters [All ages]
Come and create a collage for the library.
Saturday 18 August, 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Mischievous Colouring [All ages]
Mischief Makers colouring session
Thursday 23 August, 2:30 - 3:30pm

Mischief Makers read aloud. [All ages]
Come and read your favourite stories
Thursday 30 August, 2:30 - 3:30pm