Waterloo Festival 2018

June 1, 2018

As we enter June our excitement is building for the highly anticipated Waterloo Festival 2018. This month Waterloo Festival returns to celebrate our community, heritage and location in the heart of the South Bank through arts, activities and collaboration. This year’s theme is ‘transforming minds” and is home to...

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Volunteer Celebration

May 31, 2018

On Monday 14 May we hosted a celebratory event and awards ceremony for our amazing volunteers and their families, to thank them for the time, care, expertise and commitment they generously give to Coin Street and our local community here in Waterloo and North Southwark. It was fantastic to...

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Mamma Mia! The Party

May 11, 2018

It is with great regret that the creation of the temporary venue for Mamma Mia! The Party will not be going ahead on our site adjacent to the Coin Street neighbourhood centre. This would have been an interesting and exciting temporary use for an unused site and a positive...

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West 8's pollinator garden

West 8 wins Bernie Spain Gardens design competition

May 10, 2018

West 8’s ‘pollinator garden’ is the winner of the design competition to upgrade the northern section of Bernie Spain Gardens, announced today. The announcement is a major step forward in the transformation of the Gardens. The competition, launched at the end of 2017, was run by Coin Street Community Builders....

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We’ve been awarded LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year

May 4, 2018

On 26 April, the London School of Economics (LSE) Volunteer Centre and LSESU RAG Society hosted their annual awards ceremony to celebrate volunteering and fundraising at LSE.  We were nominated by one of our student volunteers Rinako for LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year and were up against amazing organisations...

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