Festival of Communities

Festival Advice Sessions

If you would like to talk to the Festival team about your Festival activity ideas, come along to one of the Festival advice sessions over the next few months.

  • Wednesday 30th January- 10-12noon, Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End campus
  • Thursday 14th Feburary - 9-11am, Nucleus Café, Whitechapel campus
  • Friday 22nd February - 12noon-1pm, The Shield Cafe, Charterhouse Sq campus
  • Monday 11th March - 2-4pm, Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End campus
  • Thursday 28th March - 1-3pm, Nucleus Café, Whitechapel campus (date and time changed)

You can book a 30 minute slot at one of these. Just let us know your details and your preferred date and time we'll confirm this with you. Email us

If you'd prefer to drop-in, the team may be busy but we'll do our best to talk to you as soon as possible!

How to Find Us

The advice sessions will be staffed by one or two members of the Centre for Public Engagement team who will be sat at a table and keeping an eye out for anyone who might be looking for us. To know who to look for you can view our 'about us' staff page.

For directions to our surgeries you can view QMUL's 'How to find us' webpages. We've also included more detailed instructions below:

Senior Common Room, Queens' Building, Mile End

The Queens' Building (number 19 on our Mile End campus map) is a large white building with a clock tower in front of it by Mile End Road. To get to the Senior Common Room you will need to enter through the front doors and go up the staircase on the right of the building entrance. The SCR is behind the frosted glass door you come to on the first floor. 

If you need direction on the day you can ask reception in the Queen's Building Foyer.

St Benet's, Mile End

St Benet's is situated in the same area of the Mile End campus as the Queen's Building and is number 23 on the campus map above.

Nucleus Cafe, Blizard Building, Whitechapel

The Nucleus Cafe is located in the Blizard Building by Walden Street (represented by the Nucleus eatery icon in building 6: Whitechapel campus map [PDF 576KB]

The Shield Cafe, Charterhouse Square

The Shield Cafe is located on the Charterhouse Sqaure campus (nearest station, Barbican. The Shield is located within building 4 on this map: Charterhouse Square campus map [PDF 1,940KB]