Events

  • Streatham Transport Question Time

    Chuka joined the panel for Streatham Action’s public meeting on Streatham’s Transport infrastructure.

  • Spires Streetlink project

    Chuka visited Streatham-based charity Spires, of which he is patron, for an informative discussion with their women’s outreach team. 

  • Richard Atkins Primary School

    Chuka visited Richard Atkins Primary School near Clapham Park estate to give an assembly and meet with the Children’s Committee.

  • St Margaret the Queen

    Chuka joined Revd Gareth Powell at his family’s old church, St Margaret the Queen, to review their regeneration plans that will create a community hub for local charities, social enterprises and businesses, as well as a place of worship and small housing development.

  • Balfe’s Bikes

    • Friday, November 11, 2016 at 01:00 PM
    • Balfe’s Bikes in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka met the team and helped change a tyre during his visit to popular local business Balfe’s Bikes to promote Small Business Saturday. 

  • Streatham Brewing Company

    • Friday, November 11, 2016 at 12:00 PM
    • The Railway pub in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka sampled Streatham Brewing Company’s latest batch on his tour of the new microbrewery in Streatham to promote Small Business Saturday.

  • Batch & Co

    • Friday, November 11, 2016 at 11:00 AM
    • Batch & Co in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka learned how to make a proper espresso on his visit to new Streatham café Batch & Co to promote Small Business Saturday.

  • Streatham Youth and Community Trust

    Chuka caught up with Streatham Youth and Community Trust at the Streatham Vale Play Club, to discuss their programs and activities in Streatham. 

  • La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls' School

    Chuka visited La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls' School for a workshop with sixth form students about current affairs and how politics affects their lives. 

  • Diwali

    Chuka visited the Shree Swaminarayan Temple in Streatham to wish all its members a very happy Diwali.

  • A23

    • Friday, October 21, 2016 at 02:00 PM
    • A23 in London, United Kingdom

    Supporting local campaign group, Safer A23 in Streatham, Chuka and Labour Lambeth Councillors convened a meeting with senior representatives from Transport for London to press for action. 

  • Telferscot Primary School

    Chuka joined the Leader of Lambeth Council, Councillor Lib Peck, and Lambeth’s Mayor, Councillor Saleha Jaffer, to open Telferscot Primary School’s brand new building.

  • Black Cultural Archives

    Chuka visited the Black Cultural Archives (BCA) to talk about their work with local schools on projects of identity and heritage, and building the confidence of young BAME people.

  • Bishop Thomas Grant School

    Chuka visited Bishop Thomas Grant School to speak with sixth formers about politics and current issues, including electoral reform and votes at 16.

  • South London Islamic Centre

    Chuka visited South London Islamic Centre to talk to the congregation and discuss the Mosque’s plans to redevelop their site to better serve worshippers and the local community. 

  • Woodmansterne School

    Chuka visited Woodmansterne Primary School to meet their new Executive Head and the student Council. Top of the agenda was an update on the new Secondary School opening on-site in September 2017.

  • Clapham Park Estate

    Chuka visited Clapham Park Estate to discuss progress on the large-scale redevelopment of the estate and residents’ homes.

  • Ace of Clubs Birthday Festival

    • Saturday, July 09, 2016 at 06:00 PM
    • Ace of Clubs in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka visited Ace of Clubs homeless centre to support their 21st anniversary celebrations.

  • Streatham Festival Family Fun Day

    • Saturday, July 09, 2016 at 04:00 PM
    • British Home in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka joined local families and residents at the Streatham Festival Family Fun Day, for an afternoon of entertainment, performances from local schools, and food and craft stalls.

  • Streatham Wells Primary School Summer Fair

    Chuka returned to Streatham Wells primary school to support their annual Summer Fair.

  • St Mary’s Primary School Summer Fete

    Chuka returned to St Mary’s primary school to support their annual Summer Fete.

  • Mountearl Gardens and Adare Walk estates

    • Friday, July 08, 2016 at 11:00 AM
    • Community Flat in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka joined members of the Mountearl and Adare Tenants and Residents Association to discuss some of the main issues affecting residents living on the estate. 

  • Dunraven School

    • Friday, July 01, 2016 at 11:00 AM
    • Dunraven School in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka visited Dunraven School to speak with sixth form and younger students about politics and current issues. 

  • Spires centre

    • Friday, June 10, 2016 at 12:00 PM
    • Spires Centre in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka visited Spires, the Streatham based charity of which he is a patron, to catch up with the centre’s dedicated staff, and talk to users and volunteers. 

  • ‘Drop the Knife’ public meeting

    • Tuesday, June 07, 2016 at 06:00 PM
    • Dunraven School in London , United Kingdom

    Chuka joined local community members and stakeholders working to prevent serious youth violence and knife crime for a public meeting at Dunraven School in Streatham.

  • Streatham Station ‘Access for All’ improvements

    Chuka visited Streatham Station with Network Rail representatives to discuss improvements to make the station accessible for those with restricted mobility.

  • Bus safety on the A23

    Chuka met with representatives of bus company Arriva to discuss concerns about the safety arrangements for buses using Brixton Bus Garage on the A23.

  • Friends of Christ Church

    As their newest Patron, Chuka joined Father Tricklebank and the Friends of Christ Church Streatham to discuss plans to preserve the Church for its diverse and thriving community of worshippers. 

  • St Bernadette Catholic Junior School

    Chuka visited St Bernadette Catholic Junior School to talk to the school council. He then gave a whole school assembly, and heard their fantastic choir sing.

  • Brixton BID Apprenticeship Workshop

    • Friday, May 13, 2016 at 10:00 AM
    • Pop Brixton in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka joined Brixton BID for their workshop with local businesses to talk about the value of apprenticeships and how to develop greater opportunities for our young people.

  • City Heights Academy

    Chuka gave a talk to students at City Heights E-Act Academy about being an MP and what it means to serve the community he grew up in. 

  • Brixton Prison

    • Friday, March 04, 2016 at 01:00 PM
    • Brixton Prison in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka visited Brixton Prison to discuss some of the key issues facing the prison and to see first-hand the rehabilitation programs being provided.

  • High Trees Community Development Trust

    Chuka visited the exciting new St Martin’s Youth Facility, to discuss and see their provision for local young people.

  • St Martin’s Estate

    Chuka met with residents of St Martins Estate to hear about issues affecting the estate. Top of the agenda was a review of the serious problems with the estate’s communal lighting.

  • Crystal Palace FC Foundation

    Chuka joined the Crystal Palace FC Foundation at one of their sports and engagement programmes for young people, and discussed their plans to expand provision within Lambeth.

  • PRS for Music

    • Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 06:00 PM
    • PRS for Music in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka joined PRS for Music for their ‘PRS Presents’ gig at their Streatham offices, featuring Ghostpoet, Andrew Ashong and Dr. Meaker. 

  • Clapham Park Foodbank

    Chuka visited the Clapham Park Foodbank to drop off some bags of food and meet the amazing volunteers helping members of our community who have fallen on hard times.

  • Lambeth Academy

    • Friday, January 29, 2016 at 04:00 PM
    • Lambeth Academy in London, United Kingdom

    This afternoon Chuka joined students at Lambeth Academy who are participating in the school’s new Scholars Programme for a seminar on politics, electoral reform and life as an MP. 

  • Black Cultural Archives

    Chuka today welcomed Denis Goldberg, a hero of the anti-apartheid struggle, and Maki Mandela, Nelson Mandela’s daughter, to the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton to learn about their work. 

  • Dunraven Secondary School

    Chuka today welcomed Denis Goldberg, a hero of the anti-apartheid struggle, and Maki Mandela, Nelson Mandela’s daughter, to Dunraven School for a Q&A with students. 

  • A23 Safety Walk

    • Friday, January 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM
    • A23 in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka met local campaigners and the Chief Inspector for Roads and Transport Policing to highlight the key problem areas along the A23.

  • Orchard Primary School

    Chuka met with Orchard Primary School’s School Council, and answered their questions on being an MP, politics and the community, and heard about the School’s plans to secure a new building.

  • Streatham Post Office

    Chuka visited the team at the Streatham Royal Mail Delivery Office to thank them for their hard work and see how preparations are going ahead of their busiest time of year. 

  • Christmas Lights switch-on

    • Saturday, December 05, 2015 at 04:00 PM
    • Babington Green in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka joined the Mayor of Lambeth and Gogglebox stars Sandy and Sandra at Babington Plaza for the Streatham Christmas Lights switch-on.

  • Henry Cavendish Primary School

    Chuka visited the school to support their annual Christmas Fair. 

  • Telferscot Primary School

    Chuka visited the school to support their annual Christmas Fair. 

  • Turnstyle Records

    • Saturday, December 05, 2015 at 12:30 PM
    • Turnstyle Records in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka visited Turnstyle Records on Streatham High Road to help promote supporting local independent firms as part of Small Business Saturday.

  • Westbury Chemist

    • Saturday, December 05, 2015 at 12:00 AM
    • Westbury Chemist in London , United Kingdom

    Chuka visited Westbury Chemists on Streatham High Road to help promote supporting local independent firms as part of Small Business Saturday.

  • St Michael’s Fellowship

    Chuka visited St Michael’s Fellowship, of which he is Patron, to catch up on their work supporting young parents and their children.

  • Crystal Palace FC Foundation

    Chuka met with the director of the Crystal Palace FC Foundation to hear about their community work within South London.

  • Iqra VA Primary School

    Chuka met with the teachers and governors and did a Q&A assembly with the students on politics and being an MP.

  • Spires

    As the proud patron of Spires, Chuka helped the charity celebrate their 25th anniversary supporting homeless people in the Streatham area.

  • Roupell Park Estate

    Chuka visited the Roupell Park Estate to raise his concerns about the significant and long-standing delays to the refurbishment of local residents' homes. 

  • Lambeth College

    • Friday, November 20, 2015 at 04:00 PM
    • Lambeth College in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka opened the College’s exciting new Henry Thornton building and helped launch their Apprenticeship Ambassador programme aimed at promoting apprenticeships as a viable pathway for young people.

  • Clapham Rotunda

    • Friday, November 20, 2015 at 01:00 PM
    • Clapham Rotunda in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka visited the Clapham Common WW2 air raid shelters - also used to host newly arrived migrants from the West Indies in the 1940s - with Transport for London to hear about their plans for the site.

  • Saint Francis Xavier College

    Chuka talked to sixth form students at St Francis Xavier College in Clapham and answered their questions about being an MP, current issues and youth engagement in politics.

  • Christ Church Primary School

    Chuka met with the school council and answered questions about life as an Member of Parliament and his work representing the local community. 

  • Jubilee Primary School

    Chuka presented pupils with their UNICEF Award for putting the UN Convention on the Right of the Child at the heart of a school’s practice to help all children realise their potential.

  • Diwali

    Chuka joined members of the local community to celebrate Diwali.  

  • Black History Month Exhibition

    Chuka joined residents to celebrate black culture and multiculturalism as part of the Tulse Hill Tenants and Residents Association's Black History Month showcase and exhibition.

  • Thrale Almshouses

    Chuka officially opened the redeveloped Thrale Almshouses which house women in need aged over 60. 

  • Sudbourne Primary School

    Chuka met with the School Governors and took part in a question and answer session with students.

  • La Retraite School

    Chuka took part in a Q&A with students studying Government and Politics and officially opened the school’s new all-weather pitch.

  • St Andrew's Primary School

    Chuka spoke to students as part of the Little Big Peace event to explore the culture and concept of peace. 

  • Technopop Festival

    • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 06:00 PM
    • Pop Brixton in London, United Kingdom

    Chuka supported the opening of the Technopop Festival - an initiative aimed at increasing interest in science, technology, engineering, and maths.

  • Jubilee Primary School

    Chuka took part in a Q&A with Year 5 students who have been learning about rights and democracy.

  • Dunraven Secondary School

    Chuka visited the Student Engagement Department and met with students to congratulate them on receiving their Jack Petchey Awards. 

  • World Cuisine Fundraiser

    Chuka attended the World Cruising Fundraiser for the Streatham Drop-In Centre - an organisation who support refugees and asylum seekers living in Lambeth and the surrounding areas.

  • St Margaret's Church

    Chuka visited his old church to see their redevelopment plans.