Join in a free workshop at an exhibition about Imagining better childcare retells local history about the first Coop nursery.
Discover the inspiring story of the First Neighbourhood Co-operative Nursery: a parent-led childcare project that was based in Walthamstow in the 1970s - 1990s. Join us to:
- hear about the childcare situation today and discuss parent-led solutions with Lucie Stephens from the New Economics Foundation who is involved with starting a new parent-led nursery in 2020,
-art activities, for kids to create badges based a few of the rhymes, and songs sung at the coop nursery.
join a free Soundhoppers session - a sound exploration workshop for children from 2:45 - 3:45 - with sound artists from Modus Arts
- meet parents and staff members from the First Neighbourhood Co-operative nursery, learn about their experiences and share yours
- view and celebrate the Doing it Ourselves exhibition which will close on September 20th.
Free refreshments. Children of all ages welcome. Register now to avoid disappointment.
Doing it Ourselves is an On the Record project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and the London Borough of Waltham Forest as part of the London Borough of Culture.