Welcome to the autumn term. Hope you all had a wonderful Summer.
We are back to school with Scribble and Smudge workshop this Thursday 12th Sept @WMGallery for Creative Kids and this Saturday 14th September a workshop at the “Doing it ourselves” exhibition at The Mill.
Thursday 12th September, we will be celebrating local artist Madge Gill at The William morris Gallery,s under 5’s workshop called Creative kids. Fun mark making. Bookings and details are in the events above, ‘make a happy mark’ Two session available choose morning or afternoon. Free workshop.
Saturday 14th September, the culminating days of the exhibition retelling local history about the first Cooperative nursery. Discussions about child care today with Lucie Stephens from the New Economics Foundation and we will be creating badges from rhymes and stories collected from the Coop. At The Mill, starts at 1.30 pm. Free. Registering and details in events above ” Imagining better child care”.
Things to do locally
21st September, 6pm. World Peace day. One day choir with Natural voices. Free event. Add your voices to our growing ‘global choir’ for peace and to help make a difference in Waltham Forest by joining your community to sing with a focus on unity and peace . Booking here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/world-peace-one-day-choir-tickets-67916543209
Leytonstone Loves film. A weekend of fun for cinefiles and much much more. Our good friends Stow Film Lounge are screening in different venues on 28th September throughout the day. A street dance fevered film guesting with local dance school X7eaven ‘You got served”, our very own local children’s film ‘The Tricycle thief ‘ by SFL, where you can spot local personalities. A Spike Lee delictation Blackkklansman and a Q and A with John Smith avant garde film maker. A spread of activities For all ages.
Theres more! Please see a Q and A on 27th September Femi Oyneiran and Nicky “Slim Ting” Walker are two of the most exciting filmmakers working in the UK right now. Having created and self distributed their hit “The Intent” in 2016. Hosted by We Are Parable. Free but please book here: https://www.facebook.com/events/650154688810060/. For teens and up 7 til 10 pm.
Or, visit their barbershop Saturday 28th from 12 noon. As part of Leytonstone Loves Film, We Are Parable and hit barbershop podcast Cut The Chat present a unique immersive experience, installing a fully functional barbershop that will be offering free haircuts across the festival's Saturday. For all ages. See here for details: https://www.facebook.com/events/507500166679287/
Things to do around London
21st to 22nd September Open House. Giving free access to London’s best buildings. See this helpful listing for families, within local boroughs or if you’re a veteran, new added to 2019 here: https://openhouselondon.open-city.org.uk/collections
Totally Thames festival 1st to 30th September. Various venues and events . For all the family.
14th to 22nd September, London design festival
Til 29th September, ‘Ways of seeing with artists Rachel Whiteread and Cornelia Parker. details here: https://vestryhousemuseum.org.uk/whats-on/ways-seeing-cornelia-parker-rachel-whiteread/