Conversation Cafe

People talking

​Engage. Empower. Develop.

Conversation Cafe is a friendly space where individuals can meet to share ideas, learn new skills and find solutions to challenges affecting our community, including:
  • adult education
  • barriers to employment
  • cancer awareness
  • domestic and sexual violence
  • skills development
  • mental health issues including loneliness
  • parenting
  • prenatal and postnatal mental health.

Upcoming events

Education and employment Conversation Cafe

Thursday 10 May, 9.30am - 12.30pm
Oliver Thomas Children's Centre
Oliver Thomas Nursery School
Mathews Avenue
East Ham E6 6BU

University of East London will be on hand to talk about New Beginings, a unique course that offers access to some degree programmes for mature students and those without formal qualifications.

They will also provide information and advice on choosing your career path and further education.

Women's health matters Conversation Cafe

Friday 11 May, 10am - 12midday
Katherine Road Community Centre
254 Katherine Road
Forest Gate
E7 8PN

Come along to receive free health advice and information including blood pressure checks.

​Caramel Rock meets Conversation Cafe

Thursday 17 May, 10am-2pm
Redeemed Christian Church of God; New Wine Assembly
51-57 High Street South
East Ham
E6 6EJ

Are you interested in building a career in fashion?

Fashion designers need a wide range of visual, technical and thinking skills in order to develop their ideas and produce creative fashion designs. This session will enable you to plan, research and present your own ideas in relation to a set project brief.

Learn about research in traditional clothing, explore dress making ideas and fashion creations.

Sanctuary Conversation Cafe​

Thursday 7 June, 10am - 2pm. Monthly sessions will take place on the first Thursday of every month.

Forest Gate Learning Zone
1 Woodford Road
Forest Gate
E7 0DH

A space set up and run by survivors of domestic and sexual violence to share experiences and learn from each other.

Booking is essential for this conversation café.


How to book your place

For more information and to book your place, email or call 020 3373 0332/07814 615 350.
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