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Wapping Crafters monthly meetings

The Wapping Crafters now hold a regular monthly meeting at 10am on the first Tuesday of every month at the Turks Head cafe in Greenbank, Wapping. Everyone is welcome – knitters, needleworkers, jewellery makers, makers of anything from absolute beginners to more experienced crafters [...]

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New Wapping crafters group coffee meeting on 19 November 2013

Crazy about crafts? Nuts about knitting? Handy with you hands? Well you just got lucky. One of Wapping’s local residents is a keen crafter and is starting a Wapping Crafts Group, with the first meeting to be held at 10am on Tuesday 19th November 2013 in the Turk’s Head cafe in Greenbank [...]

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Application to protect Wapping Green as an official ‘Village Green’

Application to protect Wapping Green as an official ‘Village Green’

The Turk’s Head Charity plans to register and obtain protection for Wapping Green as an official ‘Village Green’ under the Commons Act of 2006. Wapping Green, on the corner of Wapping Lane and Watts Street has been well used by local people, as their right for over 40 years [...]

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Free Latin and Ballroom dance classes in Wapping every Tuesday

Free Latin and Ballroom dance classes in Wapping every Tuesday

Dance of Life Studio and Pollyanna Training Theatre in collaboration with the Turk’s Head Charity offer free Latin and Ballroom dance classes in Wapping every Tuesday from 11am to 12pm [...]

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A Wapping Neighbourhood Planning Forum?

A Wapping Neighbourhood Planning Forum?

Neighbourhood Planning is a new initiative that is part of the Government’s Localism Act to allow local people more control over what happens in their area. Both new and existing community groups can apply to become a Neighbourhood Forum [...]

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Wapping planning agenda update from the Turk’s Head Charity

Wapping planning agenda update from the Turk’s Head Charity

Around 74 local residents attended the Turk’s Head public neighborhood planning meeting in Tenant’s Hall in Wapping on 17th May 2012. Trustees from the Turk’s Head Charity have now decided against setting up a formal neighbourhood planning forum – an option for Wapping under the new Localism Act. “We’re not convinced that the Government’s long [...]

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Wapping neighbourhood planning meeting at 7.30pm on 17th May

Wapping neighbourhood planning meeting at 7.30pm on 17th May

The Turk’s Head invite everyone in Wapping to join them a public neighbourhood planning meeting this Thursday 17th May at 7.30pm in Wapping Tenants’ Hall [...]

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CANCELLED Workshop to banish colds and flu at 7pm on 18th January

CANCELLED Workshop to banish colds and flu at 7pm on 18th January

The Turk’s Head Charity presents a free evening workshop to banish colds and flu at 7pm on Wednesday 18th January at the Turk’s Head Cafe in Wapping.

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Wapping Allotments Association 2nd Meeting

Wapping Allotments Association 2nd Meeting

20 people attended the second meeting of the Wapping Allotments Association on Wednesday 2nd November at 7pm at the Turks Head Cafe chaired by Jon Aldenton [...]

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Does Wapping need a community centre?

Does Wapping need a community centre?

Tower Hamlets Council is offering the former housing office in Prusom Street for community use.
The Turk’s Head Charity are investigating a number of potential uses that include addressing the needs of older citizens and parents, a volunteer run library and an Internet cafe [...]

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The Wapping Allotments Association is launched

The Wapping Allotments Association is launched

65 residents voted unanimously to create the Wapping Allotment Association and a petition is underway by to obtain use of two potentially suitable sites [...]

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Allotments meeting – 6.30pm 19th October

Allotments meeting – 6.30pm 19th October

Join the Turks Head from 6.30pm today at the Turks Head Cafe in Green Bank to form a Wapping allotments association and and get people growing [...]

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A Wapping family history in the 1920’s

A Wapping family history in the 1920’s

Monica Thompson’s mother had told her many stories about the Turks Head pub, which her grandparents ran back in the 1920’s and has very kindly shared her family history and some fantastic original photographs [...]

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Charity Commission recommendations to Turks Head Company disclosed

Charity Commission recommendations to Turks Head Company disclosed

The Charity Commission was asked to reconsider their decision not to publish findings of their November 2010 investigation into the Turks Head. We’re now able to share these as well as an update from the Turks Head trustees on their implementation and 2011 plans [...]

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Turks Head Charity Commission investigation

Turks Head Charity Commission investigation

The investigation into the affairs of the Turks Head Company has been completed by the Charity Commission. The Turks Head Company remains a registered charity […]

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Ray Newton Shines a Light on the History of Wapping

Ray Newton Shines a Light on the History of Wapping

On a lovely bright autumn Sunday 25 local Wapping residents gathered at the Turks Head for a guided tour of historical Wapping by local historian Ray Newton. After a brief introduction by Gerardine Davies the intrepid adventurers set off for the eastern Wapping history walk [...]

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Turks Head Company (Charity)

Turks Head Company (Charity)

The Turks Head Company is the charity that owns and manages the Turk’s Head in Green Bank, Wapping. Like the plaque outside the cafe says, income from renting the Turks Head Cafe and Studios above it pay for charitable activities [...].

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Turks Head Cafe

Turks Head Cafe

Based in a former pub of the same name, local gem the Turk’s Head café is an excellent cheap eaterie on the corner of Scandrett St and Greenbank [...]

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