A blank canvas for positive change / supporting the social entrepreneurs and thought leaders of tomorrow / enabling new stories to be told / incubating innovation and creativity with a warm welcome and open arms.

Our friendly vegan cafe at The Canvas is open 7 days a week to welcome you with fresh, healthy and homemade food, such as our latest pulled jackfruit sandwich, not-meatball marinara sandwich, 'tofish' and chips, plus mouth-watering cakes and our infamous vegan freakshakes.

Vegan homemade food at The Canvas, Brick Lane
The Canvas Creative Space available to hire

Our hidden gem: a unique, creative flexible space that hosts live performance, film nights, parties, dinners, away-days and more.

As a social enterprise, our mission is to provide a launchpad for positive change, whether that's personal, local or global. We offer our Community Hub to groups and individuals launching new ideas that will improve the lives of others.

Community Hub at The Canvas
Friday Night Owls at The Canvas

Friday Night Owls is a brand new women-led live performance concept, celebrating and supporting new artistic work. Doors at 7pm, bar open until midnight.

"Few things are quite as smile-inducing as a great café - cake, people, cake. But the brains behind this East London venue have taken that concept and turned this into a full-on happy place "
Condé Nast Traveller