Month: September 2016

Natalie Mady – Coin Street’s Community Gardener

September 27, 2016

“Make it fun” Why are community gardens like Bernie Spain Gardens important – aside from gardening and growing things ? Bernie Spain brings people together and people can learn and share ideas particularly sharing crops from different countries and recipes on how to cook interesting things. What inspired you to become a community gardener? I’ve always really enjoyed being outside […]

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Judy Kelly – Bankside Resident and Over 50s Art Class attendee

September 26, 2016

“Coin Street is friendly and informal” How did you first come across Coin Street? I have lived at Bankside for nearly 30 years. I had often walked past Coin Street neighbourhood centre but never been inside it. I heard about the art class through a friend and I have now been attending Coin Street’s artclass […]

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Jo Day – Coin Street Nursery’s Chef

“My door is always open to any parent who would like specific tips” What did you do before joining Coin Street as our nursery chef? I have been working as the nursery chef at Coin Street since June 2014. Before that,  I was a sous-chef at Harrow School, where I was trained in Chinese cooking. […]

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Irena Lane – Fashion Designer and owner of LAGOM, Gabriel’s Wharf

“We are lucky in Gabriel’s Wharf as we have the area outside the shops…a lovely space” Tell us about your history with Coin Street? I have had my shop at Gabriel’s Wharf  since about 2011 so would say that I am reasonably well established.   I am also one of the main spokespeople for all shops and galleries […]

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