Children's drawings at Regent Estate

Regent’s Estate Dreams Drawing Factory

Regent Estate Dreams Drawing Factory is a community-led art installation organized by Marie James of The Pink Pony and Clear Village with the residents of the Regent Estate in East London throughout March 2014, and an inspiration for all to dream and craft a better way of living together in our communities! The event was […]

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This summer on Regent Estate

Lots of new activities have started or are planned this summer at Small Works Hackney! This month, Rich Hearn, founder of GenerationHackney, joined Small Works Hackney and set up free workshops for residents seeking employment. By partnering up with local businesses to offer at-risk teenagers work experience, the organisation aims to tackle the issue of […]

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Winter celebration at Workshop 44

Before the well-deserved end-of-the-year holiday all the Workshop 44 crew celebrated winter at the Workshop with home-made mulled cider cooked by Lewis from the London Orchard Project, and some craft activities for kids and parents! A few residents from Regent Estate joined us for the celebration. Kids and grown-ups played with the Now>Press>Play immersive learning […]

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Pressing fresh Apple Juice in Workshop 44

The London Orchard Project held 2 ‘Juicing Day’ events on Oct. 26th and Oct. 31st, offering samples to passers-by and showing Regent Estate residents the benefits of having their own community orchard. This winter, the London Orchard Project will be facilitating the planting of several small community orchards around the Regent Estate with the help […]

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The Workshop 44 Halloween celebration at Marlborough Square

On October 31st 2013, residents of Regent Estate in East London were invited to celebrate Halloween with the Workshop 44 (Small Works Hackney) team at Marlborough square, and to bring this odd space to life for one night. This is what happened. >> For even more terror listen to this very terrific Halloween playlist while […]

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Marlborough Square ..or what residents want

This Saturday we were catching the last beams of sunshine as Small Works Hackney presented the research and community feedback on Marlborough Square. Over afternoon tea, residents from Regent Estate gathered to discuss their ideas for the space, be it activities, structural changes or decoration. Some of the children took matters (and chalk) into their […]

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