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  • From David Bowie to Feminist Economics: FIVE ways for Londoners to have some Feel-Good Fun this Week

    1. Experience David Bowie’s swansong album Blackstar like never before @ The Lexi Cinema –  Wednesday 21st An absolute must for David Bowie fans. Social enterprise cinema, The Lexi, is teaming up with Pitchblack Playback for a unique listening session of Bowie’s swansong album in full. In the dark....
  • My Heroes: 8 Female Social Entrepreneurs who make the World a better Place

    To coincide with International Womens’ Day 2018 – I wanted to bring readers of GoodTimes this piece, published for Policy Press to coincide with the recent release of  The Moral Marketplace: How Mission-Driven Millennials and Social Entrepreneurs are changing Our World. Here I talk about eight women from across the...
  • Happy List: FOUR must-do events for London’s ethical explorers THIS WEEK

    1. Check out the Nasty Women exhibition @ The Black and White Building – Saturday 10th To celebrate International Women’s Day, Creative Debuts is joining forces with Nasty Women New York, Amsterdam, Lisbon, North East, and London to celebrate the work of international feminist artists. Expect to see a range of contemporary artwork...
  • This is West London’s Upcycling Hub

    Petit Miracles produces beautifully upcycled furniture that’s good news for the environment and even better news for local residents struggling to find work. What do you think of these stylish new tables designed from old wardrobe doors? Check them out online or pop into our store in #shepherds #bush A...
  • This Fitness Class Run by Ex-Cons now Offers 50% off its first two Classes

    Ah, the Hard Yard. For those that don’t know (where have you been?) it’s an inspirational  fitness movement that trains and employs ex-offenders to lead tough workouts, all inspired by their own ingenious ways of keeping in shape while inside. Many ex-cons emerge from prison fitter than they have ever been...
  • This Vintage Furniture is giving London’s Homeless a Lifeline

      Regular visitors to Shoreditch will no doubt have walked past this little studio hundreds of times without realising what treasures lay behind its unassuming entrance.   A post shared by Restoration Station (@restoration_stn) on Jan 25, 2018 at 5:20am PST Restoration Station is a furniture workshop making a...
  • A Conscious Comedy that’s all about Conception

    Ever been ticked off about your body clock grinding steadfastly forwards? Wondered how the life advice doled out to you has mysteriously changed from ‘whatever you do, don’t get pregnant’ to ‘so…. when will you be starting a family’? In her one act, one woman play, Joanne Ryan explores the...
  • The Coffee House that cuts Crime: Redemption Roasters

    There’s a chic new coffee space coming to one of Central London’s hot spots: EC1, Farringdon. It’s called Redemption Roasters, already has a spot at Lambs Conduit in the West of the City and its passion, alongside great coffee, is tackling one of the most insidious ills of our...
  • Arts with Heart n Soul: Inside The Albany

    When you talk about the founding organisations, the original social entrepreneurs, using cutting edge art and music and ingenuity to help fight poverty, one of your starting points is the Albany. Situated in delightful Deptford, this is an amazing venue with an eclectic programme whose every beam and floor...