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Songs and Smiles with the Together Project

A few weeks back, armed with a (grumpy) East Blam baby, we trotted over to Canning Town for a singing and social group called Songs and Smiles. A new initiative from the Together Project, Songs and Smiles does exactly what it says on the tin, but with a community twist.

Held at Summersdale Care Home, Canning Town,  it offers music and fun times for the youngest members of society (so far so normal, for parents and young kiddie-pops), while encouraging activity and interactivity from the eldest members of society (ahhh, there’s the twist), tackling age segregation and loneliness on both ends of the scale.

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The lean green jumping machine (AKA Flip Out, E6)

Trampolines: Check.
Lasers: Check.
Ninja challenge: Check.
Soft play: Check.
Post industrial 90’s interior in an old Art Deco theatre: Check.
Banging tunes: Check.
Glow in the dark socks: Check.
Great cafe: Check.

You may have guessed but we are talking about newly opened Flip Out, E6. Yep, finally that beautiful old theatre on the barking road has been turned into something, um, useful (if by useful you mean chaotic crazy fun with a side of FUN).

Kids will love it. Grown ups will pretend not to love it, but by the end will be racing to the top of the death slide just the same. It’s an ace morning out, and has something for everyone. Continue Reading