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

09 January 2019
New podcast series delves into the experiences of our Beyond Business alumni

It’s not easy building a business from the ground up. In the UK, only about half of new businesses are still trading after three years. In this new podcast series we will hear from social entrepreneurs about their journeys and the lessons they’ve learnt along the way.

20 November 2018
The Collection 2018

Back by popular demand, The Collection 2018 will be our biggest celebration of art in the community yet. Come and enjoy our annual celebration from 6th-9th December, with our resident artists and the community at the Bromley by Bow Centre. This year’s event will run for an extended period, with open studios, a Christmas market and festive launch event not to be missed.

Group of women in audience at the WISE100 awards, announcing the top 100 women working in social enterprise
31 October 2018
Leading women in social enterprise

We are incredibly proud to report that this year, five of our Beyond Business alumni made the NatWest WISE100 list. The NatWest WISE100 (Women in Social Enterprise 100), produced annually by Pioneers Post in partnership with NatWest bank, recognises the most inspiring and influential women in social enterprise, impact investment and mission-driven business.

26 October 2018
Vote for the Bromley by Bow Centre

Our Families Getting on With Money project has been shortlisted for the Natwest Skills and Opportunities Fund and you can vote for us so that we can help more parents in east London take control of their money, to support their families and each other.

An image to promote the Bromley by Bow science event for over 60s, depicting a woman with long dark hair looking into a microscope
19 October 2018
It’s never too late to learn

We’re excited to invite you to our science event focused on increasing the understanding of science for the over-60s. In partnership with University College London, scientists will help us explore how things work on 8th November at the Bromley by Bow Centre.

The team from the Connection Zone are stood behind a computer smiling
18 September 2018
Explore the new home for our services

The central place for all our services, the Connection Zone, has now been completely transformed and we’d love to show you around! Please join us at our launch event on Thursday 27th September between 12pm and 3pm. You will also have the opportunity to see our new Service Directory, a quick and easy way to find the right service for you.

BBBC staff and actors at the Pericles at the National Theatre
01 August 2018
Shakespeare and Bromley by Bow at the National Theatre

Thirteen people who work at or use the Bromley by Bow Centre have been working hard together with over one hundred others as part of a community theatre company with the National Theatre’s Public Arts team and a professional cast. The result will be a beautifully moving and inspirational adaptation of Shakespeare’s Pericles on the National Theatre’s Olivier stage at the end of the month.

A lady in a headscarf paints a girls face while another girl looks on in the background
03 July 2018
Side by side, we celebrate the diversity and culture of our community

Bring your whole family to this year’s Unity Festival, a free summer fun day for the community, created by the community, celebrating the food, fashion and music of Tower Hamlets.