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The Folk Olympics, songs inspired by the history of the five London Boroughs

Ruairidh Anderson

By   2 years ago

In little over 12 months Ruairidh Anderson has established himself as the premier London folklore singer/songwriter. With several guest performances on the BBC and Irish national radio it all began with a simple project in 2010. 52 free songs over 52 weeks, recorded and released every 7 days. All songs were based on characters and […]

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Walthamstow Family Bike Club, a sociable ride meeting

Walthamstow Cycle Club

By   2 years ago

If you’re into cycling and you’re looking for partners to make the most out of your bike-time while you’re having a nice chat or meeting other residents, you might want to get into the Walthamstow Family Bike Club. We meet on the 2nd Sunday of each month for a sociable ride; we used to take […]

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Walthamstow Freecycle Network – give/take stuff the right way

Freecyle Waltham Forest

By   3 years ago

Whether you want to give stuff away or need some things for your household, The Freecycle Network is the right way to do it. First of all, it’s the most serious and well managed giveaway online network, it has a huge database of users and eveything it’s structured to help you find what you’re looking […]

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So you like cakes… Handmade cakes.

cake

By   3 years ago

Cool! We like cakes aswell. Every me and every you loves the small-emotional-ocasions-cakes, regardless of the fact that we eat them or not. It’s not the tons of sugar that goes into your bloodstream and gets you high, nor the hunger after a spliff; it’s not even the taste. Ok, I’ll give you that, sometimes […]

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Vestry House Museum Walthamstow (location/access)

Vestri House Museum Walthamstow

By   3 years ago

Vestry House Museum: contact details, location and access 1. Address, telephone and email Vestry House Museum, Vestry Road, Walthamstow, London E17 9NH Tel: 020 8496 4391      Email: vhm.room@walthamforest.gov.uk 2. Location The Museum is situated close to Walthamstow Central bus and rail stations. Rail: take the Chingford train from Liverpool Street railway station. Walthamstow Central is […]

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Websites and blogs in E17 area

By   3 years ago

This is the most comprehensive list of local websites and blogs in Waltham Forest at this moment. Our intention is to help residents of WF easily find cultural information and art related communities. We aim to continuously improve this list and for this we ask for your help. A strong community is a community who […]

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The Walthamstow Tapestry

By   4 years ago

Artsnewspaper.tv interviewed the E17 based Turner prize winning artist Grayson Perry about the inspirations behind his latest work The Walthamstow Tapestry. Decked out in his trademark frock Perry is in fine form. I particularly like his comment about working in Walthamstow, “I like walking out of my studio in Walthamstow and just seeing the piles […]

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Orthodox Icons Paintings

By   4 years ago

Yesterday an orthodox icons painter came to us and asked us if we can help her find people interested in her works in & around London. I don’t know how many people are into this, but it’s a certain fact that most of UK’s population share Christianity as they main road to spirituality. According to […]

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Vestry House Museum Walthamstow

By   4 years ago

Vestry House Museum presents the history of Waltham Forest. Attractively located in the Grade II listed Vestry House, the Museum can be found in the delightful historic Walthamstow Village. Originally built as a workhouse in 1730, Vestry House has since been a police station and a private house, before it opened as a Museum in […]

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William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow

By   4 years ago

The William Morris Gallery is the only public Gallery devoted to William Morris – designer, craftsman, writer, socialist and conservationist – and displays an internationally important collection illustrating his life, achievements and influence. William Morris was born in Walthamstow in 1834. The Gallery is delightfully housed in the 18th Century Water House, Morris’ family home […]

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    “Carriage” – Julian Beere exhibition

    By   2 years ago

    CARRIAGE is an installation by Julian Beere running between May 26th of May to 1st of June 2012 at Wood Street Pop-Up Gallery. Creating an art work, an installation in this case, might be considered as being an attempt to realise the truth or truths of a concept and, of these concepts, one is the realization there […]

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    “Sven Looked Cold” – Fiona McGregor exhibition

    By   2 years ago

    Sven Looked Cold is an exhibition of drawings and paintings by Fiona McGregor at the Wood St. Pop-Up Gallery. The exhibition has started on 5th of May and it’s open for viewings untill 11th of May. Wood Street Pop-Up Gallery is a place run by The Waltham Forest Arts Club, a cross-platform arts network of […]

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    Julie Caves paintings exhibition @ “Arts and Crusts”

    By   2 years ago

    Because the coffee always smells better in the right place and with the right visual impulse. And if that impulse happens among the people who know how to appreciate clouds, let’s just say that rain has nothing to do with the feelings you’re getting. “Cloud 8” is an exhibition of 8 small paintings at the […]

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    DEFIANCE @ THE STONE SPACE, 5 Palestinian artists in one show in London

    By   2 years ago

    DEFIANCE @ THE STONE SPACE Leytonstone’s Stone Space gallery is delighted to host ‘Defiance‘ a striking exhibition of work by 5 Palestinian artists from Gaza in conjunction with Arts Canteen. Opening in April 2012 the exhibition will present work which illustrates the determination of five artists to overcome the environment in which they work while […]

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    Mail Art: E17 – call for artists and (mailable) art

    By   3 years ago

    This is an open call for mail art from around the UK and the world. Mail Art: E17 is the first stop on a moving exhibition of mail art from artists and illustrators across the globe, housed on this leg at Walthamstow Wine Club in Walthamstow, E17, London. I am curating the exhibition in E17* […]

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    Wood Street Art Competition (£200 cash prize)

    By   3 years ago

    Wood Street Open Art Competition invites all budding and established artists and designers to contribute to raising the profile of Wood Street, Walthamstow. Your Profile: Can you create an original 2 – dimensional artwork e.g. a photo or motif or doodle or pattern or slogan or any sort of image to best evoke the special […]

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    Live Painting this weekend with Martine Charalambou

    By   3 years ago

    This weekend, the 7th and 8th of January at the Stone Space we are delighted to have Martine Charalambou join us for a live painting event. Following on from her recent exhibition at Sutton House a few months earlier, the artist now turns her hand to a group portrait painted from inside the gallery. Passers […]

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    The Stone Space Art Venue in Leytonstone

    By   3 years ago

    Leytonstone is soon to open the doors to The Stone Space. This is the first community-led creative art venue in Leytonstone. In the build-up to a full programme, the organisers are working under the wing of Leytonstone Arts Trail. Organisers of The Stone Space would like to invite those who have previously been involved with Leytonstone Arts Trail in […]

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    E17 Art House Picture Framers and Gallery

    By   3 years ago

    E17 Art House specialises in Conservation quality framing, using acid-free, archival mountcards and materials, and glass including UV-filtering, and ultra-clear non-reflective glass. Staff are experienced picture framers from art and design backgrounds, happy to advise on framing photos, posters, certificates, art prints, paintings on canvas, football shirts and 3D objects. Services include mount-cutting, canvas stretching, […]

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      FREE Funding Seminar for women’s organisations in Waltham Forest

      By   3 years ago

      Women’s Resource Centre in partnership with Voluntary Action Waltham Forest are holding a FREE Funding Seminar for women’s organisations in Waltham Forest 9.30am – 2.00pm on Thursday 17 November At the Jubilee Centre, Cathall Road, Leytonstone, London E11 4LA Are you an organisation, group, project or network offering services or support to women in Waltham Forest? Would you […]

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      Computer training courses for over 50

      By   3 years ago

      If you’re good with computers and have some spare time Age UK is organizing free computer trainings for over 50′s. There are centers throughout the London, in Eeast you can go to this places:   Silver Surfers Age UK Newham, 655 Barking Road, Plaistow, London, E13 9EX Telephone: 020 8503 4800 Silver Surfers Age Concern […]

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      ‘Free training for Waltham Forest Businesses

      By   3 years ago

      Waltham Forest Council is delighted to invite you to a series of free training workshops for local businesses. We want to make sure businesses in the borough stay competitive by helping you understand the way you impact on the environment and what you can do about it; we’re also keen to encourage staff engagement projects […]

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      Meet the Funder-Transformers: Training for voluntary and community organisations

      By   3 years ago

      Meet the Funder-Transformers: Training for voluntary and community organisations Thursday 17 February 2pm-4pm Leytonstone (disabled access) Training for voluntary and community organisations. Booking is required. Free for all community organisations. For further information please contact Barbara Bishop on 0208 521 0377 x 221, email barbara@voluntaryaction-wf.org.uk or visit www.voluntaryaction.net

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      O’Regen Worknet Outreach event

      By   3 years ago

      O’Regen Worknet Outreach event Wednesday 16 February 10am-4pm The Paradox Centre 3 Ching Way Chingford E4 8YE Unemployed and looking for work come to a Worknet event to find out about free training courses, create or update your CV and learn interview techniques. More on event at The Paradox Centre (817KB PDF file)

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        Pippin : The Broadway Musical @ the Leyton Sixth Form College

        By   2 years ago

        Thursday, 3rd of May 2012, at the Leyton Sixth Form College, starting with 7:30 pm, the musicals fans of Waltham Forest can enjoy an evening of honest smiles and this time can bring the children with them: Pippin : The Broadway Musical. The story: Pippin becomes a soldier for his father’s army, but is upset […]

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        ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’, by Pregnant Fish

        By   2 years ago

        If you ever second-thought your life and your decisions or ever tried to achieve your evergreen dream the fastest way, you must read, watch and think about “The picture of Dorian Gray” for at least one time in your interesting life. It’s a classic touch you just need to learn about. Of course, for THE […]

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        Original Army Cabaret Night in Walthamstow

        By   2 years ago

        Original Army in association with Studio 3 Arts presents Freaks, Monstrosities & Marvels of Nature. A magnificent cabaret night of fantastical proportions happening at the Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre Pub, Friday, March 16, 2012 at 8:00pm until Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 12:30pm Featuring the talents of: Vile Electrodes – Electro Pop Jeu […]

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        The Game of Living at the Rose and Crown Walthamstow

        By   3 years ago

        The Game of Living is a Cabaret Performance piece starring Randy Smartnick, that will take place at the Ye Olde Rose and Crown pub, in Walthamstow, detailing one man’s through life in music, dance and spectacle of being.   The show will be held on Staurday, 14th of January, starting at 8:00 pm. Tickets £15.00/ £12.00 conc.; […]

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        And Tell Sad Stories Of The Deaths Of Queens” in Chingford

        By   3 years ago

        Tennessee Williams rarely perfomed drama “And Tell Sad Stories Of The Deaths Of Queens” in Chingford Saturday 26 March 7.30pm-10pm Chingford Assembly Hall Theatre (disabled access) Station Road Chingford E4 7EN Saturday evening at Waltham Forest Festival Of Theatre features a rare chance to see “And Tell Sad Stories Of The Death Of Queens” by […]

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        The Ruffian On The Stair and A Whore’s Tale

        By   3 years ago

        Friday 25 March 7.30pm-10pm Chingford Assembly Hall Theatre (disabled access) Station Road Chingford, E4 7EN Friday evening features two one-act plays “The Whore’s Tale”, an adult drama by Archie Wilson, and Joe Orton’s “The Ruffian On The Stair” – a black comedy by Joe Orton.  Two great plays in one great evening of theatre. Box […]

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        Production of Bobby Gould In Hell and Five Kinds of Silence

        By   3 years ago

        Tuesday 22 March 7pm-10pm Chingford Assembly Hall Theatre (disabled access) Station Road Chingford, E4 7EN Tuesday evening features two one-act plays “Bobby Gould In Hell” – a black comedy by David Mamet and “Five Kinds Of Silence” – Shelagh Stephenson’s award winning drama. Box Office telephone 0750 416 2331, buy online or on the door. […]

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        Waltham Forest Festival of Theatre 2011

        By   3 years ago

        The Waltham Forest Festival of Theatre 2011 takes place in the Theatre in Chingford Assembly Hall Theatre on Station Road in Chingford, north-east London.  The Festival has taken place in the Spring each year in Waltham Forest, a Borough in north-east London, since 1981. Most years the Festival has taken place at Waltham Forest Theatre […]

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        The Ruling Class by Peter Barnes

        By   3 years ago

        The Drama Workshop of Waltham Forest presents The Ruling Class by Peter Barnes. Feb 18,19,20. 8pm a play for our times. Place: The Forest Community Centre Guildford Road, Walthamstow, e17 4ea Tickets on 0208 524 7269

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