wfwnewsletterWhat’s happening in Walthamstow this week…

Every week I produce the ‘Working For Walthamstow’ e-newsletter to highlight issues of relevance to our area and let you know what I’m upto as your MP.  If you want to sign up to recieve the newsletter – sign up by using the form on the column on the right hand side of this page or email me and I’ll make sure you recieve it.

If you have a news item or an event you’d like to publicise in the newsletter – let me know using the email address above. You can also follow me on twitter via @stellacreasy for regular updates too.


News From Nowhere Club  will be hosting ‘Plebs’: The Ruskin College ‘strike’ of 1909’ with speaker Colin Waugh on Saturday 12th Aprilfrom 7:30 buffet, at Epicentre, West Street, Leytonstone, E11 4LJ,  8:00pm talk and discussion, followed by social ending.
The 54 Beulah Road Market in Walthamstow village is back on Saturday 12th April - this week it will have retro vinyls, jewellery, home decoration, flowers, bespoke furniture, ceramic, Whiskey cured Salmon and amazing street food. For more details call 07971 255 705.
There will be a free ‘be inspired day’ at Chingford Leisure Centre at the Larkswood site onSaturday 12th April. This will include free activities for adults and children between 12pm to 4.30pm at the site as well as face painting and a raffle. Ring 020 8523 8215 for more details.
A term’s worth of swimming lessons for children aged 5 and over in five days with Tritons Swim School CIC at Waltham Forest College Pool starts from Sunday 13th April to Thursday 17th April,  2.30-4pm each day for £30. For more information contact Tritons Swim School on 020 8501 8172email or book online via thewebsite.
E17 Designers’ Spring Market will be taking place on Sunday 13th April from 2pm-6pm, The Asian Centre, Walthamstow, E17 9NL. £2 entry to the E17 Designers Market includes a free seasonal drink, music, and automatic entry in the Goody Bag prize draw. For more information please visit the website.
The Walthamstow Family Bike club will be holding a family friendly bike ride on Sunday 13th April. Meeting outside the Ancient House in Walthamstow village at 1pm they will explore parks and back street routes. If you’re worried your bike might not be roadworthy, this month they will have Jerry from WF LETS outside the Ancient House 12-1 to check over your bike.Click here for more about our local alternative currency.

On Monday 14th April the Stowtellers –The Walthamstow Storytelling Club- will be meeting at the Welcome Centre, by St Mary’s Church, 8 Church End. Their guest teller is the incomparable London storyteller, Sarah Rundle.7.30 – 9.30 p.m, places are £5, or £4 for concessions. For more details contact or 07837 308703, or find ‘Stowtellers’ on Facebook
On Sunday 20th April, The East London Out Project (ELOP) will be having a Rainbow Family Easter Sunday ‘eggstravaganza’ in Lloyd Park in Walthamstow between 3-5pm. This will feature an Easter trail and activities to give little kids, big kids and adults and afternoon’s entertainment.  As it is a bank holiday they ask for attendees to book in advance by at least 6pm on Thursday 17th April as the office is closed on Friday and Saturday. Please call 020 8509 3898 or email to confirm your attendance. Cost:  £2.00 per adult £1.00 per child.
The next Orient Business Breakfast will be taking place on Wednesday 30th April from 7:30- 10:00 at Leyton Orient Football Club. For more information and details as to how to book tickets please visit the website.
The Red Imp Comedy Club at the Rose and Crown Theatre Pub on Hoe Street will be open on Wednesday 30 April with doors 8.30pm and show 9pm. Comics on include Shappi Khorsandi and Scott Capurro. £13 tickets available at the pub or at WeGotTickets – Your Online Box Office – SHAPPI KHORSANDI AND SCOTT CAPURRO


If you have a news item or an event you’d like to publicise in the newsletter – let me know using the email address above. Please send a short paragraph with the details of the event you wish to have listed- please note I cannot feature posters or attachments and I reserve the right not to include items. You can also follow me on twitter via @stellacreasy for regular updates too.