Covid Vaccine, local help available, Textiles Exhibition

Italian Threads at Estorick Collection

The Covid Vaccine – questions answered

Barts Trust is hosting an online information and discussion next Monday 7th Dec at Webex Events. If you have questions or concerns about the vaccine, this is for you.

Poplar HARCA offer Isolation Support

Poplar HARCA staff and volunteers offer help with:

  • Shopping
  • Collection of medication
  • Welfare benefits advice
  • Foodbank assistance
  • Befriending

If you live in Poplar or Bow you can call 020 7005 7608 Mon–Fri 9.30am – 4.30pm.

Other Local Help

For more information on local help visit the Tower Hamlets Healthwatch website.

Other helpful local organisations are the Bromley by Bow Centre, and Age UK East London.

Textile Exhibition in Canonbury now open

The Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art have a great exhibition called Italian Threads: MITA Textile Design 1926-1976. MITA was an Italian firm that specialized in rugs, tapestries and other textiles.

The exhibition showcases 50 years of bold commissions produced for world art fairs, private homes, clubs and ocean liners, encompassing the avant-garde movements of the day from Futurism to Abstract Expressionism.

The exhibitions is at 39a Canonbury Square, London N1 2AN near Highbury and Islington station. You can get there on the Overground from Whitechapel. It’s open Weds to Sat 11.00 – 18.00 and Sundays 12.00 – 17.00

Admission costs £7.50, Concessions £5.50, National Art Pass £3.75.

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