Saturday, 28 April 2012

Friday at The Mill.....

Pop along to The Mill this Friday from 12pm - 6pm to create your very own upcycled clothes and accessories, giving unwanted and unloved items a new life. There'll also be delicious homemade cakes and handmade items to buy.

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Make Yourself at Home with the E17 Designers.....

Make Yourself at Home 
This is an exciting programme of five interwoven art interventions, exhibitions and performances taking place inside and out along Fore Street, Edmonton (A1010) from 27th April until the 27th May. Follow the route planner below to discover the artistic talents along the route. Featuring our very own Carolyn Abbott....

The E17 Designers will also be featuring at the Vestry House throughout April with handmade, one off and affordable pieces. This will just be a selection of items so to see more of the designers and their hand crafted wares then pop along to.......

E17 Designers Spring Fair.....springing you something special.....for just £2 you get entry to the fair, a free drink plus entry into a prize draw. With live music from The Stowicks, the local ceilidh band, and a fast and fun packed Jive and Lindy Hop performance from local dance teacher Jerome Anderson and partner. 
Friday May 11th, 7-10pm.

Saturday, 14 April 2012

A great new opportunity for those softies out there......

calling all artists and creatives who work in textiles in Walthamstow to be part a 'soft' exhibition. So if you work in any soft medium from knitting to quilting make sure you submit your work in person at either The Mill of The Significant Seams Hub in Wood Street Market. You've got until the 7th June to submit.

For more info visit their websites....

For those of you who haven't heard of The Mill, it's a great new community centre in Walthamstow that keeps offering interesting and great entertainment for the local community. Last night saw a contemporary dance piece, where you got the chance to work with a professional choreographer and his dancers. With many different activities every week make sure to keep checking their website for other unique and fun opportunities on your doorstep!

Monday, 2 April 2012

April events......

E17 Designers showcase at the Vestry House Museum

Come and see work displayed by a selection of our local community of designer-makers- we will be on display for the month of April, from Wednesday 4th. Items will be for sale!

Explore our museum of local heritage and the beautiful garden....
Vestry House Museum
, Vestry Road, 
Walthamstow, E17 9NH

Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm

Entry is free.

The Museum is only a 7-minute walk from Walthamstow Central (rail/tube/bus) which is on the end of the Victoria line. Alternatively it is a 10 minute walk from Queen's Road station- Disabled access to the ground floor.

Exhibitions at The Mill

Artist Gillian Lawrence exhibits her recycled and refreshed textiles " RAGWORKS". Running from 3rd - 28th April 2012.

Photographers Chris Dransfield and Jon Stephenson celebrate 125 years of East End tradition. Walthamstow's famous mile long market and the traders.

The Mill, Coppermill Lane. E17
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am - 7pm
Friday, Saturday 10am - 6pm
Sunday 11am - 2pm

Inspired little fingers - sea life printing workshop

Then on the 11th April is a one day children's printing workshop aimed at primary school children to get creatively messy at the Brentwood Road Gallery in Romford.