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Happy birthday Georgie from The Big House!

We celebrated volunteer Georgie’s birthday on Friday with a BBQ hosted by The Big House friend Matthijs – thank you Matthijs for inviting us to your lovely garden! We enjoyed home made burgers and member Demi’s beautiful homemade cake. Click here – Happy birthday George! – for a short video of Big House member Laura signing the best rendition […]

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First Big House project is in full swing

We are now coming to the second week of our first ever Big House project. Through a mix of life-skills, employment skills, and theatre workshops, we’re covering everything from Anger Management and Healthy Relationships, Interview Techniques, CV writing, developing IT skills, Healthy Living, Nutrition, how to Avoid becoming Homeless and Managing a Budget plus much […]

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Special Visitors

Craig Whittaker MP and his lovely wife, Elaine, visited our drop in drama workshop at The Big House on Saturday. They did not stand and watch, a house rule at TBH, they took part and displayed real talent for improvisation, plus a huge sense of fun. What a pleasure to welcome them to see our […]

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You are warmly invited to our new home at Hackney Downs Studio, for a celebratory evening of spoken word and music, live at The Russet.  There is LIMITED AVAILABILITY for tickets and they are selling fast so please book in advance to avoid disappointment. The price of your ticket includes a delicious meal from The Russet, a drink […]

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Play a Part in Your Future

Starting on Saturday 12th of October, The Big House is running free drama workshops in Hackney for care leavers. Anyone between the age of 16-25 who has experienced being in care is very welcome to come and get involved. The workshops will be drama based, but will also be a space for you to explore […]

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Fundraising Party Success

Kathy Burke, Big House member Jason Rock  and Artistic Director Maggie Norris. The fundraiser party kicked off The Big House’s first public event and was attended by an array of wonderful supporters. Host, Hardeep Singh Kohli welcomed guests to the Free Word Centre where they were treated to a surprise performance extract of Wild Diamonds, […]

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Website goes live!

Hello and welcome! We are thrilled to finally launch The Big House website after some considerable time building it.  This exciting day firmly puts us in the public eye and we hope that word of our work spreads far and wide. Please have a look around our pages and feel free to give us any […]

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Fundraiser at Freeword Centre

Great news that we can confirm that we will be holding a fundraiser for The Big House at The Freeword Centre In Farringdon. Freeword are a dynamic production house, hosting a number of organisations working across literature, literacy and freedom of expression. As a new writing theatre company, creating a platform for new voices, we […]

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