St. Margaret’s House is a unique charity supporting community, good works, creativity & wellbeing in Bethnal Green.

At St. Margaret's House we  provide space, encouragement and support for like-minded charitable organisations and help people to work together to create opportunities and play a more active part within their community. We take great pride in working to increase access to opportunities and cultural programming through the provision of low-cost and free events, exhibitions, workshops, and classes.

There’s a lot happening at St. Margaret’s House throughout the year:



There’s always something interesting to see or do at St. Margaret’s House. We host a wide variety of events throughout the year, including regular art exhibitions, film screenings, gigs, open mics, spoken word nights, and comedy performances as well as special one-off festivals. Check out our event listings to find out what’s going on this month.

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At Create Place we've got a great mixture of free weekly classes and one-off workshops suitable for everyone. They’re the perfect place to meet fellow crafters while working on a project and learning a new skill with a lovely cuppa tea. Check out our timetable, for lots of one-off workshops and in-depth courses offered each month.  And if you’ve got a skill to teach, we’re always looking for new workshop facilitators - get in touch today!


Affordable well being CLASSES & workshops

Keep fit and stay well with our range of low-cost yoga, pilates, fitness, and dance classes at Yoganest. Our classes are for the community, providing 'by donation' and cheaper sessions  for the brilliant people of Bethnal Green. We offer classes in our hall and at our cosy studio at 27 Old Ford Road. 


At The Gallery Café we offer a delicious selection of vegan food, an exciting program of live events, and a monthly art exhibition from up-and-coming artists. We're committed to making delicious food that proves that a vegan diet doesn't mean missing out on your favourite dishes, as well as a choice of coffees, hot drinks, speciality milks , juices and delicious baked goodies .

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At St. Margaret’s House we are home to more than 27 different community organisations and charities – learn about them all here. If you are a community or non-profit organisation operating in Tower Hamlets, we offer various room hire facilities at low rates, as well as subsidised office spaces to rent. Get in touch for more information. 

secondhand shopping

Shop till you drop at Ayoka Charity Shop, St. Margaret's House's very own secondhand boutique, stacked to the brim with beautiful high street, vintage and designer treasures. From clothes and accessories to things for your home, we have an amazing collection of fabulous bits and bobs, all donated by the wonderful Bethnal Green community.