Music streaming for beginners

Feedback from our workshop using the Mildmay Community Centre dropdown screen, our projector, the portable bluetooth speaker, the Spotify app on a laptop and free-version Spotify on our training smartphones. Also - links to the workshop playlists and other information.

After the workshop we found video and photos from a Music Stories workshop in March 2013 (the video is in this blog post). We still have the 50+ Digital playlist created at that time - it now has more than 400 eclectic tracks and plays for more than 28 hours. Read more “Music streaming for beginners”

What we did – 8 February 2019

Adam helping Serena with a laptop

Horrible weather outside, but it’s always sunny inside Whitmore Community Centre on Friday afternoon — so we were full. Special thanks for a great afternoon — to volunteers Paul, Chris, Adam and Ashraf from  Financial Conduct Authority via Benefacto – plus regular volunteers Gene, Margaret, Stephen and Tom. Read more “What we did – 8 February 2019”

Irene and Patricia nominated for top 100 Hackney women

Reported in Hackney Today 28 January 2019 — Over 100 Hackney women were nominated for making a difference to the borough — two of the front-runners are drop-in stalwarts Irene Lewington and Patricia Sim, who both make a massive difference to our Friday afternoons. Read more “Irene and Patricia nominated for top 100 Hackney women”

What we did – 13 December 2017

Despite life-threatening weather, we had another full house (25 – 30 people) as usual.

Volunteer Tom and project lead Sallie were inconvenienced by weather side-effects. Here’s the ICT Room consolation video …

The Meeting Room consolation messages were even more effusive. Read more “What we did – 13 December 2017”