WF Echo recurring events

Bridge Club

Date/time
1st April 2017 - 31st December 2027, 7:15pm - 10:00pm

Location
Quaker Meeting House
1a Jewel Road
E17 4QU

We play a good standard of duplicate bridge every Monday and Thursday. A host is available on a Monday night so you can get a game if you don’t have a partner. New members are very welcome, both experienced and less experienced players but the club isn’t suitable for real beginners. We would be happy to talk to you if you’re not sure if it’s for you or just to give some general information about the wonderful game of bridge. Feel free to contact Cathy Macnaughton on cathy.macnaughton@yahoo.co.uk or John Stimson on 07973 880080

Ticket price: £3 for members, non-members £4
Ticket link: pay onthe night
Event webpage: www.bridgewebs.com
Event email: cathy.macnaughton@yahoo.co.uk
Event phone: 07973880080

Highams Park Horticultural Society Monthly Meeting

Date/time
11th April 2017 - 9th April 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location
Winchester Road Methodist Church Halls
Winchester Road
E4 9JP

Our back to basics gardening club, inspiration, information, stimulation. All ages, all abilities, new novice, experienenced. Practical workshops, plant swaps, garden photoraphy. We also arrange a coach outing, annual flower show and quiz evenings

£1.50 each evening  £5 annual membership

Contact David & Wendy 020 8531 3178

Email:  highamsparkgs@btinternet.com

www.highamsparkhorticulturalsociety.org.uk

Ticket price: £1.50
Event webpage: www.highamsparkhoriculturalsociety.org.uk
Event email: highamsparkgs@btinternet.com
Event phone: 02085313178

Zumba

Date/time
28th June 2017 - 27th June 2018, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location
Walthamstow School for Girls
Church Hill
E17 9RZ

Wear low tread, supportive trainers and bring a bottle of water to enjoy this exhilarating dance fitness class in a low pressure atmosphere!

£6 drop in – discounts for adv. payment.
£55 advance payment for 10 classes

For more info, phone 07903 629 636, email chloe@dancechloe.com or visit www.DanceChloe.com

Ticket price: £6
Event webpage:  www.dancechloe.com
Event email: Chloe@dancechloe.com
Event phone: 07903629636

Box&Core

Date/time
4th July 2017 - 3rd July 2018, 8:15pm - 9:15pm

Location
Walthamstow School for Girls
Church Hill
E17 9RZ

A total body workout that targets more than just your arms. Combining technique drills and core strengthening exercises, to appeal to both the novice looking for fun and a release of tension; as well as the amateur boxer wanting to improve their skills and stamina. Gloves provided but welcome to bring your own!

Ticket price: £6 drop in - discounts for adv. payment.
Event webpage: www.DanceChloe.com
Event email: chloe@dancechloe.com
Event phone: 07903 629 636

Legs Bums & Tums

Date/time
8th July 2017 - 7th July 2018, 11:15am - 12:15pm

Location
YMCA
642 Forest Road
E17 3EF

A fantastic way to tone your entire body with of course, special attention focused on your legs, glutes and abdominal muscles. Combining conditioning and aerobic exercises to reduce fat whilst shaping and lifting your legs, bum and tum! Bring a bottle of water and wear clothes you’re comfortable to move in.

Ticket price: £6 drop in - discounts for adv. payment.
Event webpage: www.DanceChloe.com
Event email: chloe@dancechloe.com
Event phone: 07903 629 636

Cafe Life

Date/time
2nd August 2017 - 29th August 2018, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Location
The Cornerstone
149 Canterbury Road
E10 6EH

Cafe Life is a warm and welcoming place where everyone is welcome from the local community. Come along for a drink and snacks and a friendly chat or you can take part in our free sewing or mosaics making workshops.

Ticket price: Free
Event phone: 07894936205

Highams Park Farmers Market

Date/time
27th August 2017 - 27th August 2018, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Location
Highams Park Station Car Park
The Avenue
E4 9LA

Highams Park Farmers Market – Meet the stall holders at this gem of a market in the station car park. As well as community stalls, you can purchase a wide choice of fresh products, including Larkswood Honey produced from hives in Highams Park, free range eggs, fresh meat direct from the farm. Selection of British cheeses, wet fish stall, fresh pure Apple and fruit juices. Fresh cooked burgers and Biltong products and fresh baked bread.

Ticket price: Free
Event webpage: www.essexfarmersmarkets.co.uk
Event email: contact@essexfarmersmarkets.co.uk
Event phone: 01268 733 111

CIRCLE DANCING

Date/time
7th September 2017 - 6th September 2018, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location
St Michael’s and All Angels Parish Church Hall
Northcote Rd., Walthamstow,
E17 7DX

 Dancing to World music

All welcome- beginners or experienced.

No need for a partner, just turn up.

Friendly group

Ticket price: £4 per session, refreshments included.
Event email:  jean.duggleby@talktalk.net
Event phone: Pat on 020 8556 3508

Free English Conversation Club

Date/time
18th September 2017 - 25th June 2018, 9:30am - 11:00am

Location
Christ Church Leyton
73 Francis Road
E10 6PL

Free English Conversation Club

Would you like practice speaking English?

Come take part in talking with others in a relaxed setting.

Classes are on Mondays during school term time.

All are welcome, but a beginning level of English is helpful.

Event email:  info@christchurchleyton.org.uk
Event phone: 020 8539 01

Leytonstone Townswomens Guild

Date/time
28th November 2017 - 22nd November 2018, 12:00am

Location
St John’s Church Hall (next to Matalan)
High Road Leytonstone
E11 1HH

A friendly group of ladies who meet to socialise, listen to speakers, hold quizzes, chat over tea and renew friendships. Monthly bus pass outings to places of interest, or to organised events by our Federation. All welcome ring 02035666012 for information

Ukulele Wednesdays E17

Date/time
3rd January 2018 - 19th December 2018, 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Location
The Bell
617 Forest Road
E17 4NE

We are a bunch of people who get together for a strum and a sing every Wednesday. It’s not a class, we just pick songs out of a big song-book ( on https://ukulelewednesdays.com/songbook/ ) and play/sing together.

We’re in the back room at the Bell from January the 3rd ( unless it’s been booked when we’re out in the main bit of the pub ). Please bring that uke you’ve been given for Christmas, or just turn up for a sing.

College Amateur Operatic Society (CAOS)

Date/time
11th January 2018 - 13th December 2018, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Location
Waltham Forest College
Forest Road
E17 4JB

We are a friendly, amateur musical theatre company who annually produce a Christmas Revue and a major summer production at the Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford.  Our July 2018 major production will be ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ . We are seeking actors/singers/dancers.  Our rehearsal base is Waltham Forest College.  We welcome all ages who enjoy theatre.  Rehearsal  nights are Tuesdays (Principals) and Thursdays (Chorus).   Do come and find out more.

Event webpage: www.collegeoperatic.co.uk
Event email: damedoreen@yahoo.co.uk
Event phone: 020 8539 9474 (answerphone

Zumba® Fitness Class

Date/time
13th January 2018 - 28th July 2018, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location
All Saints Church
47 Melbourne Road
E10 7HF

Want to start getting fit this year? Instead of an expensive gym membership, you don’t use why not try Zumba for a good work out that’s still fun.

Zumba is a dance based fitness class with a mix of different rhythms, heavily influenced by Latin grooves. Cardiovascular and toning combined in a fun workout with uplifting music. Come try our no pressure, friendly class. No need to book just turn up with some water ready to dance and sweat. Only £4 per class or £35 for 10 class pass.

Ticket price: £4.00
Event webpage: http://andreafranklin.zumba.com/
Event email: afranklin_zumbafitness@yahoo.co.uk
Event phone: 07939873518

Yoga Classes in Walthamstow Village

Date/time
19th January 2018 - 5th January 2019, All Day

Location
Orford House
73 Orford road
E179qz

Local resident Gill has started affordable yoga classes at Orford House and the Community Hub, both in Walthamstow village on Orford Road. You can find out more and book in advance at her website: https://yogaannie.org/schedule/

Gill is keen to ensure residents are aware yoga tuition is available to everyone regardless of age, fitness, flexibility and physique. Her goal is to help people improve their physical and mental health through yoga.

Ticket price: From £7
Ticket link: https://yogaannie.org/schedule/
Event webpage: https://yogaannie.org/schedule/
Event email: contactyogaannie@gmail.com
Event phone: 07713462419

Morris Dancing for Beginners

Date/time
7th February 2018 - 18th July 2018, 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location
St Gabriel’s Family Centre (back hall)
Havant Road
E17 3JF

Blackhorse and Standard Women’s Morris dancers invite you to ‘Have a Go’ at traditional English Morris dancing at our beginners evenings.  A fun and friendly way of keeping fit.  No experience necessary, just come along and have a go.  Musicians (any gender) of traditional instruments are also welcome.

First term free to new members.

For more info ring 020 8514 8771 or 020 8527 2926

or see www.blackhorseandstandard.org.uk

Best Before Stall

Date/time
7th April 2018 - 6th April 2019, 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location
Diana Korchien
Next to Matalan
E11 1HH

The Best Before Stall stocks an ever-changing selection of packaged foods from spices to rices – via puddings, preserves, pasta, drinks, crisps, teas and chocolates. Transition Leytonstone sources these from local shops and individuals. All of these foods are past their ‘best before’ date. They are perfectly OK to eat and legal to be offered for sale. So come along, have a browse, choose your items and pay us what you feel is right.

 

Event webpage: http://www.transitionleytonstone.org.uk/ai1ec_event/best-before-stall/?instance_id=15210
Event email: info@transitionleytonstone.org.uk
Event phone: 07747014235

Karate Lesson

Date/time
18th April 2018 - 19th December 2018, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location
Leyton Sixth Form College
Essex Road
E10 6EQ

Traditional Japanese

KARATE

For:Keep-fit, Self-defence

Sport, Build-confidence

High standard in friendly Club

The first lesson Free

All welcome

Ticket price: Junior(6-15)=£5.00 Senior(16+)=£6.00
Event webpage: www.bwks.org.uk
Event email: shinohara@hotmail.co.uk
Event phone: 020 8521 7791

Free Netball Junior Summer Sessions

Date/time
23rd April 2018 - 25th June 2018, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location
Chingford Foundation School
Nevin Drive
E4 7LT

OPA Netball Club host Free Junior Summer Sessions.

Open to all girls 11-16 Years

Please See poster for more details

Ticket price: Free
Ticket link: http://www.opanetball.co.uk/
Event webpage: http://www.opanetball.co.uk/
Event email: opa_netball_club@hotmail.com
Event phone: 07944629154

This Mum Runs Walthamstow

Date/time
20th May 2018 - 20th May 2019, 8:00am - 9:00am

Location
Lloyd Park
forest Road
E17 4PP

Free women’s group run! We are an award-winning community inspiring thousands of women to run together every week. Join us for a 30min run at the speed of chat. Your time. Your space. Your pace.

Ticket price: Free
Event webpage: www.thismumruns.co.uk/london
Event email: info@thismumruns.co.uk

'As You Like It' by William Shakespeare

Date/time
27th June 2018 - 30th June 2018, 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Location
The Open Air Theatre
Woodbury Road
E17 9RZ

If it’s June, it must be Shakespeare in the Village. This year ‘As You Like It’ comes to the unique venue hidden in the heart of Walthamstow.
One of Shakespeare’s most-loved romantic comedies: the one where brother is set against brother and girls pretend to be boys pretending to be girls. With four weddings and no funeral, two fights, one deer and music and song aplenty.

Ticket price: £9 (£7 concessions) £3 (students) Free to WSG students with a lanyard
Event webpage: Greektheatreplayers.com

AS YOU LIKE IT

Date/time
27th June 2018 - 30th June 2018, 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Location
The Open Air Theatre
Woodbury Road
E17 9RZ

The 60th Annual Production in this unique theatre, hidden in the heart of Walthamstow. If it’s June, it must time once again for Shakespeare in The Village

We are pleased to present Shakespeare’s golden and much-loved romantic comedy. It’s the one where brother is set against brother and girls pretend to be boys pretending to be girls. With four weddings and no funeral, two fights and one deer. And music and song aplenty.

Ticket price: Admission on the Gate - Admission £9 Concessions £7 Students £3
Event email:  GreekTheatrePlayers@gmail.com