Friends of St James Park are hosting a Great Get Together in St James Park from 11am - 3pm on Sunday 18th June. Bring a picnic and join them for a fun afternoon of face painting, craft activities for kids, a forest school taster session and their first ever dog show! For more information contact email@example.com or see their facebook page: https://m.facebook.com/fosjpe17/
The Red Imp Comedy Club presents Bridget Christie at the Rose and Crown Pub on Hoe Street at 8.30pm on Wednesday 21st June. Multi award winning Bridget warms up her new series "Utopia" £10 with support from Charmain Hughes. More details at www.redimpcomedy.com and ticket bookings here.
Trades Council Film Screening- Thursday 22nd June
Waltham Forest Trades Council will be showing the film 'I, Daniel Blake' on Thursday 22nd June
at the Rose and Crown pub on Hoe Street to support the Christian Kitchen Homeless Charity. Tickets are £5 and doors open at 7pm with a Q&A session afterwards on campaigning. Great 'Millish' Bake Off- Saturday 24th June
There will be a 'Great Millish Bake Off' at the Mill Community Centre on Coppermill Lane on Saturday 24th June
between 2-5pm. Come and eat cake, play games or enter the cake competition. Categories are:- a) sponge: b) fruit cake: c) chocolate cake: d) cooked by children or e) open choice. -- must be at least 8 inches across. Cakes judged by local bakers. Please bring cakes by 1.30pm and entry is free. For more details contact firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Waltham Forest Maternity Services Liaison Committee - Thursday 29th June
The next Waltham Forest Maternity Services Liaison Committee (MSLC) meeting is taking place on Thursday 29th June
between 10.30am to 12.30pm. This will take place at Leyton Youth Centre on Crawley Road – the pavilion at Leyton Cricket Ground. This meeting will discuss which maternity-related issues are the most relevant for Waltham Forest women and their families. If you would like to know more about this group please email email@example.com
Low Hall Nursery School Summer Fair Saturday 1st July
Low Hall Nursery School Summer Fair at Low Hall Lane will run from 10am to 1pm on Saturday 1st July. Family fun day with bouncy castle, fabulous raffle, cakes, face painting, henna tattoos, arts and crafts, retro games for all the family and the best summer fair barbecue in Walthamstow. Entry is £1 for adults, free for children. Games tickets cost 4 for £1. For more details visit their website.
Summer Fete Greenleaf Primary School - Saturday 1st July
On Saturday 1st July, Greenleaf Primary School on Greenleaf Road will be holding their summer fete to which all are welcome. From 11am to 2pm, there will be activities, stalls and live music including; gladiator duelling, bouncy castle, arts and crafts, plant stall, books and toys, raffle and tombola and much much more.
Holy Family Summer Fair - Saturday 1st July
The Friends of Holy Family Catholic School and Sixth Form are holding an afternoon of family fun on Saturday 1st July at their site at 1 Shernhall Street between 12-4pm. Come and join them for games, food stalls, bouncy activities, home made cakes & refreshments, football shootouts, DJ, Irish dancing and Holy Family's Got Talent!
A limited amount of outdoor selling tables will be available at £10.00 (available in advance only), to book a table email firstname.lastname@example.org for a booking form or phone the school on 0208 520 0482. Entrance fee: 50p Adults, 20p children/concessions
Thuso Garden Party - Sunday 2nd July
The Thuso Garden Party will be on Sunday 2 July between 1-5pm at 37 Grosvenor Park Road. There will be excellent food, entertainment, speakers and good company. Adults £10, children £3, which includes lunch and a free drink. Under 5s free.
All funds raised enable the charity Waltham Forest Thuso in South Africa to continue its important work supporting South African AIDS Orphans and other educational initiatives. Further information can be found here.
'A Day at the Fair' - Saturday 8th July
London Forest Choir celebrates summer days at the fair with a concert including Rathbone's A Day at the Fair, Scarborough Fair, Carousel Waltz, She Moves Through the Fair and much more on Saturday 8th July at 7.30pm at the Walthamstow School for Girls on Church Hill. Tickets £10 in advance. £12 on door. Students and benefit recipients half price. Children £2. For tickets phone 020 8281 6090 or visit www.londonforestchoir.org.
Women of Walthamstow Uniting Community Summer Festival- Sunday 9th July
Come and join a day of fun for all the family celebrating all that is wonderful about women in Walthamstow on Sunday 9th July in the Walthamstow Town Square. Expect performances from local female musicians and dancers, fitness classes, leadership workshops, coaching, food stalls, fancy goods and fun stuff for kids like face painting and puppet making. She17, Grow Your Own Theatre, Mbilla Arts, Positively Pampered, Samantha Kurt, Dao Lu Tai Chi and much more! They are still recruiting stall holders and performers, especially from the St James Street area. Email Danielle at email@example.com for more info. Nominate a woman from the borough who inspires you for their WoW U! Award by Tweeting her name, pic and few words about her to @wowuaward.
Lea Bridge Community Ward Forum- Wednesday 12th July
The next Lea Bridge Community Ward Forum meeting for local residents, councillors and the police will be on Wednesday 12th July at 6.30pm at the Lea Bridge Library.
E17 Jazz - Thursday 13th July
On Thursday 13th July at Maud (the former EMD cinema) on Hoe Street there will be a performance by the E17 Large Ensemble. This is a 13-piece contemporary jazz group comprising five saxes, three trumpets, voice, guitar, piano and bass, and are on the forefront of the UK contemporary jazz scene. The performance is 8.30pm -11pm and tickets are £10/£8 (Kids under 15 go free). You can book online here.