TECHNICOLOUR DREAMSTATE BY MICHAEL CROSSWAITE Preview Event: Thursday 15th November 6pm – 8pm Art Exhibition Date: 16th November 2018 – 27th January 2019 Venue: Outpost, 546 Holloway Road, London N7 6JP Explore the world of surreal and humorous paintings by Hackney-based artist Michael Crosswaite in his first solo exhibition at Outpost. Drawing on an appreciation of the ridiculousness of life, in glorious technicolour. Each painting tells a story through dreamlike scenes from his imagination, juxtaposing animals and figures in strange landscapes with a mix of fact and fantasy. Michael says, “With my painting my thing is humour. [...]
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Meet Alex, our Income Officer at Peter Bedford Housing Association. Alex explains what his role is like, and what a typical work week is like for him. Our Income Officer is crucial in helping our tenants to sustain their tenancies, further putting an end to homelessness. Day in the life My job is to help tenants sustain their tenancy, making sure they have their finances and any other help they need in place. I hold regular drop in rent surgeries twice weekly at the community hubs. I sit down with tenants and go through their finances with them, analyse their [...]
November Events DATE TIME ACTIVITY WHERE Tues 30th October 9.30am - 3.30pm Creative Craft Group 83a Geffrye St 10.00am – 12.00pm IC Computers Entry Course (accredited) Isledon Hub 1.00pm – 4.00pm Total Maths and Money Management Kingsland Hub 2.00pm – 5.00pm Introduction to Textiles Techniques 83a Geffrye St Wed 31st October 2.00pm – 5.00pm Day of the Dead Celebration Kingsland Hub Thurs 1st November 10.00am – 12.00pm IC Computers Entry Course (accredited) Isledon Hub 2.00pm – 5.00pm Gentle Dusk Isledon Canteen Friday 2nd November 2.00pm – 5.00pm Remembrance Clissold Hub Tues [...]
Date: Wednesday 10th October 2018 Time: 12pm – 4:30pm Venue: Kingsland Hub, 242 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4DG Join us for our World Mental Health Day event. Come along and enjoy our range of free activities aimed at challenging mental health stigma, promoting acceptance and positive wellbeing. Activities planned are: Wellbeing Activities Games Yoga Mindfulness Workshop Conversation Cafe The event is open to all. All are welcome.
FANDANGO by Ana Pallares & Carla Delgado Dates: 4th October - 5th November 2018 Event: Thursday 4th Oct 6pm – 8pm (Meet the Artists) Venue: Outpost, 546 Holloway Road, London N7 6JP FANDANGO is a joint exhibition featuring the powerful paintings of two London-based Spanish artists Ana Pallares and Carla Delgado. A collaborative project in which art is an important tool for self-expression and communication within society. Combining influences from street art, graffiti, punk aesthetics and decorative forms. At once colourful, complex, symbolic, naïve and full of vitality, with the power to grab your attention and stir your emotions. Showcasing new [...]
Our Annual General Meeting took place yesterday (Thursday 27th September 2018) at Kingsland Hub. In attendance were several board members, staff and tenants. Councillor Rebecca Rennison from LB Hackney joined us before the AGM to speak about the Homelessness Reduction Act and the Commitment to Refer (which PBHA have signed up to). We have also signed up to work towards the Homes for Cathy commitments. Our 2017-18 Annual Impact Report was unveiled at the AGM and can be viewed here. PBHA look forward to another great year of striving to achieve our mission to inspire individuals with vulnerabilities to realise their [...]
PBHA's Annual Impact Report 2017-18 is 'Out Now' We are pleased to announce that our Annual Impact Review Report for 2017-2018 is now ready and available for viewing online. Physical copies will be available today (Thursday 27th September 2018) at our Annual General Meeting. You can also grab a physical copy from reception. Click here to view the PBHA Annual Impact Report and Value for Money Statement 2017-2018 Our key statistics and financial information for 2017-18 can also be viewed online here. Our full financial statements for 2017-18 can be viewed here.
Starts at Home highlights the value of supported housing and the difference it makes to people’s lives. We are proud to share the story of one of our tenants which shows first hand the difference a supporting hand can make. John's Story Before PBHA, John, who has a long-term health condition, was homeless and affected by substance misuse. Since being housed and supported at PBHA, he has gained voluntary experience to prepare for a return to work and attended recovery groups. He has also worked very closely with Ntombiza his recovery coach on the search for longer-term housing. "Ntombiza has [...]
Head of Finance and IT Location: Hackney, London Hours: Part Time (30 hours over at least 4 days) Salary: £50,000 per annum pro rata Contract: Permanent DBS Check: Yes Leave Entitlement: 26 days Are you an experienced Finance leader, looking for a senior management role as the next step in your career? Are you looking for a role with a dynamic housing charity committed to helping people with multiple needs succeed? Can you bring your experience in charity, public sector or housing finance to help Peter Bedford HA thrive and embrace our future? We are looking for an experienced, strategic and collaborative leader to join [...]
Geraldine Crimmins Solo Exhibition Dates: 9th August - 22 September 2018 Event: Thursday 9th Aug 6pm – 8pm Venue: Outpost, 546 Holloway Road, London N7 6JP Outpost celebrates a summer exhibition of paintings and drawings by London-based artist Geraldine Crimmins, exploring the freedom in creativity through the relationship between figuration and abstraction. People, interiors and landscapes are transformed into new ways of seeing space and form, with expressive marks and vibrant colours. Geraldine says, “I’m driven by the use of unconstrained brushwork, colour and shapes, influenced by the modern art style of the fauves (wild beasts). I love working [...]