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

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

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

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

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

Chingford Thursday Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous

Date/time
14th June 2018 - 13th June 2019, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Location
The Methodist Church Hall
Station Road
E4 9BJ

Do you have a drinking problem? Do you want help? Alcoholics Anonymous holds weekly meetings in Chingford for anyone who is concerned about their drinking. Ring Alcoholics Anonymous on 0800 917 7650, www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk for more information and a list of other meetings in Waltham Forest.

Ticket price: Free
Ticket link: N/A
Event webpage: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
Event email: pi.lneast@aamail.org
Event phone: 0800 917 7650

Walthamstow Jazz & Blues Festival 2018

Date/time
14th July 2018 - 27th October 2018, 8:00pm - 11:30pm

Location
The Bell
617 Forest Road
E17 4NE

JULY
14th: Opening night
21st: Pete Lukas 4’tet
28th Cam Cole

AUGUST
4th: Roger Hubbard
11th: King Size Slim
18th: Harry Pane Band
25th: Bikini Beach Band
26th: Simon Lawrence Band BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL!

SEPTEMBER
1st: Tim Holehouse
8th: Mike Tennesee Willis
15th: The Fabulous Red Diesel
22nd: Bosco Rogers
29th: The Dials

OCTOBER
6th: Helen Sharpe Band
13th: Bottlerocket
20th: Vanguard Bluegrass Band
27th: Closing night party

Ticket price: FREE
Ticket link: https://www.facebook.com/thebelle17
Event webpage: http://www.thebelle17.com

Royal British Legion Leytonstone Branch

Date/time
18th July 2018 - 18th July 2019, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Location
Leytonstone Fire Station
466 High Road
E11 3HN

THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
Leytonstone Branch meet at The Leytonstone Fire Station on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 8pm. We welcome men and women of all ages whether they have served in the armed forces or not. If you require any further information please contact
the Membership Secretary Janet at: janetrbl887@gmail.com

Event email: janetrbl887@gmail.com

Miniature Steam and Electric Train Rides in Chingford.

Date/time
5th August 2018 - 7th October 2018, 2:00pm - 5:30pm

Location
Ridgeway Park,
Peel Close, off Old Church Road,
E4 6XU.

Trains run every Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday afternoon from 2pm to 5:30pm (April to end of September).

Also, every Wednesday afternoon in August from 2pm – 4pm.

Bring your children along for a lovely afternoon out. Great fun for youngsters and adults.

See you on Sunday from 2pm to 5:30pm.

Ticket price: £1.00 or £1.50 Under 3 goes free with an adult
Event webpage: https://chingford-model-engineering.com/
Event email: ronwm@onetel.com
Event phone: 02085059274

Laughter Yoga

Date/time
22nd August 2018 - 19th December 2018, 12:00am

Location
Wigmore Place
83 WIGMORE PLACE
E17 6GP

New Laughter Yoga Group,
Every Wednesday evening.
Wear comfortable clothes.
Come with an open mind and playful spirit!
6.15pm-8.15pm £15
Contact Fontanna 07562-444-173

Ticket price: £15
Ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/laughter-yoga-tickets-49332168845
Event webpage: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/laughter-yoga-tickets-49332168845
Event email: fontanna@email.com
Event phone: 07562444173

Waltham Forest Community Choir

Date/time
3rd September 2018 - 8th July 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location
St Mary’s Church
8 Church End
E17 9RJ

We are a self funded group open to anyone living and working in the borough.  Previous singing or musical experience is not required.  We believe that singing should be accessible to anyone and we do not audition prospective members.  Our musical repertoire includes choral, tradition, folk and popular styles.  First session free thereafter termly fees apply £60.00 per term.

Event webpage: www.singwithus.net Facebook: www.facebook.com/walthamforestcommunitychoir
Event email: members@singwithus.net; Twitter: @singwithuswf
Event phone: 07954 740745

Waltham Forest Vegans Market

Date/time
9th September 2018 - 11th November 2018, 10:30am - 3:30pm

Location
High Street (St James st station end)
Walthamstow
E17 7PP

Waltham Forest Vegans Market is community run and family-friendly market, where vegans and non-vegans alike can enjoy and discover the richness and diversity of a compassionate, vegan lifestyle. The market is run by volunteers and all profits made will be donated to appointed charities every quarter.

The project aims to create a space which is an inclusive cultural melting pot celebrating and showcasing the best that Walthamstow has to offer and providing a platform for wonderful local vegan and vegan friendly businesses who we are proud to support.

Ticket price: Free
Event webpage: https://m.facebook.com/WFVMarket/
Event email: walthamforestvegan@gmail.com

Friday Children's Yoga in Lloyds Park

Date/time
14th September 2018 - 19th October 2018, 3:45pm - 4:15pm

Location
The Avelin Centre
Lloyds Park Winns Terrace
E175SQ

Experience spiritual nurturing when you book Bliss Cubs Children’s Yoga. We offer meditation and relaxation in sacred and secured space. Enjoy nature walking, storytelling, and games for your children. Our teachers are RCYT and DBS checked. Reserve a trial class now for £3 only!

Ticket price: £4.50 - £5.50
Event webpage: www.blisscubs.wixsite.com/yoga
Event email: blisscubs@hotmail.com
Event phone: 07505778409

WEA adult education course : Introduction to the Plays of Ben Jonson

Date/time
18th September 2018 - 4th December 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location
Greenleaf Centre
67-69 Greenleaf Road
E17 6QP

Read and  discuss three plays by Ben Jonson and study the history and technique of theatre with tutor Thomas Crowe. A relaxed and friendly adult education class for all  theatre and literature lovers. Refreshments available. Course ref: C2419988;

 

 

Ticket price: £94.60 for course; concessions available to those on certain benefits.
Ticket link: enrolonline.wea.org.uk
Event email: bea7@phonecoop.coop
Event phone: 0300 303 3464

WEA adult education classes- Archaeology :Explore PreHistoric Civilisations and Cultures

Date/time
18th September 2018 - 4th December 2018, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location
Main hall, Shern Hall Methodist Church
Shern Hall Methodist Church
E17 9HX

Experienced archaeologist  Jill Hummerstone will introduce students to past lives and cultures revealed through great archaeological discoveries.  Course reference: C2419989; book online :enrolonline.wea.org.uk  or tel:0300 303 3464  .11 sessions( half term 23rd October), cost £94.60 (concessions available). Hall is accessible. Contact Walthamstow Branch Secretary for more information: bea7@phonecoop.coop

Ticket price: £94.60; concessions available for certain benefit holders
Ticket link:  Booking line: 0300 303 3464 Web : enrolonline.wea.org.uk
Event webpage: wea.org.uk/london
Event email: bea7@phonecoop.coop
Event phone: 0300 303 3464

ESP Extravaganza

Date/time
2nd October 2018 - 4th December 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Location
The Mill
149 Leucha Road
E17 7LH

A series of three practical workshops on Extra Sensory Perception, aimed at practising in a safe and nurturing environment the extra sensorial skills we are all born with. More details on www.freyaingva.com

Ticket price: £15 each or £40 all
Ticket link: https://ticketlab.co.uk/events/divining
Event webpage: https://www.freyaingva.com/events
Event email: freya.ingva@gmail.com
Event phone: 07578506317

Mindfulness & Stress Reduction Course

Date/time
8th October 2018 - 26th November 2018, 7:15pm - 9:30pm

Location
Walthamstow Quaker Meeting House
1a Jewel Road
E174QU

This 8-week course is based on the gold-standard Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course developed in the US, but also incorporates some useful CBT/discussion exercises around stress, to help us think about how we approach challenges, stress and difficulty. The course will introduce you to the main mindfulness practices, and consists of 8 Monday evening sessions of 2 hours 15 minutes, and a day retreat on Saturday 17 November. All teaching, course materials and audio provided with the course.

Ticket price: £225.00 (£175 concessions)
Ticket link: www.calmcitymind.com/classes
Event webpage: www.calmcitymind.com/classes
Event email: ruth@calmcitymind.com

E4 Women in Business networking meetings

Date/time
16th October 2018 - 16th July 2019, 9:30am - 11:30am

Location
Heaven’s
249 Chingford Mount Road
E4 8LP

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month 9.30am-11.30am for E4 Women in Business’s monthly networking meeting. The group is aimed at local women business owners as well as aspiring female business owners. We have a guest speaker each month. Topics range from social media, branding, marketing, pricing and business planning. First-time attendees: FREE. Regular guests: £10.00 – includes a hot or cold drink. Email e4womeninbusiness@gmail.com

Ticket price: £0-£10.00
Event webpage: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/e4-women-in-business-september-event-tickets-49802073342
Event email: e4womeninbusiness@gmail.com
Event phone: 07803606072 / 07555109169