News

Find out about all of the Bromley by Bow Centre news, events and updates below, and receive our monthly news updates by email.

19 November 2019
Sponsored silence to raise funds for the Centre

Our marketing and comms lead, Janet has managed to keep silent for 35 hours in a bid to raise funds for the Centre; one hour for each of the years of the Centre’s 35 years working in and with the community, to transform lives.

16 October 2019
The Centre becomes a Fun Palace

The Centre hosted an amazing Fun Palace event as part of an international campaign for cultural democracy that believes there’s a genius in everyone and has community at its heart.

16 October 2019
Two stalwarts, three peaks

Congratulations to Martyn and Adam from the development team who have completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge to raise funds for the Centre, despite demanding weather conditions.

10 October 2019
Volunteer with the Bromley by Bow Centre Community Fridge

The Bromley by Bow Centre Community Fridge helps cut food waste, build stronger bonds within the community and redistributes good quality food to those who need it most. We are looking for volunteers to help us set up and run the Community Fridge as part of a growing network of fridges across the UK.

08 October 2019
Celebrating three years of EastXchange

EastXchange celebrated three years of the project last month, by hosting a “Thank you” event for our members at the Raddison Blu in Canary Wharf. EastXchange is a timebanking project, where local residents and patients share skills with each other to help tackle issues of social isolation and eradicate loneliness.

24 September 2019
Fun Palaces is back!

Fun Palaces celebrate community at the heart of culture, and culture at the heart of community. They are local events that happen all over the world, on the same weekend, bringing together arts, craft, science and sports activities. Led by local people, for local people, Fun Palaces are all about sharing individual passions and skills.

05 September 2019
Trustee Simon takes on an extreme fundraising challenge for the Centre

Bromley by Bow Centre Trustee, Simon Bevan is taking on an extreme challenge to fundraise on behalf of the Centre: he will be running 200 kilometres in hostile conditions on the African Island nation of San Tome which is closest to the equator.

04 September 2019
Learning from our experience of supporting people affected by cancer

Back in 2015, the Bromley by Bow Centre partnered with Macmillan Cancer Support to pilot the delivery of community based holistic cancer support. This pilot is now drawing to a close, we are excited to share our new evaluation of the service to ensure future services are designed to best support people affected by cancer.