Friendly Circle

A family bonding project supported through funding from People’s Health Trust using money raised by HealthLives through The Health Lottery.


‘Friendly Circle’ is a new project devised in consultation and collaboration with Carpenters Estate Tenants Management Organisation.  The project provides fun, enjoyable activities – African drumming, singing, chanting and board games to relax both body and mind.  Opportunity to spend quality time with family, friends and neighbours, especially for those living in The Greater Carpenters Neighbourhood and Abbey Lane areas of Stratford, E15.  Men and their families are particularly welcome!  Click here for dates and times.

Activities include:

  • Participatory African drumming, singing and chanting workshops
  • Organised walks and picnics in parks
  • Organised visits to interesting places – galleries/museums, etc. 
  • Stroke Awareness Sessions
  • Family Fun Days

Volunteering & Participation Opportunities
We are looking to recruit and help develop the skills of 5 local residents who would like to be an integral part of this exciting project.  Furthermore, if you live within the Greater Carpenters Estate Neighbourhood and would like to take part in the fortnightly ‘Friendly Circle’ activities, please contact us on:, or by phone on 020 8522 1950.



Contact us now for bookings and more information.

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