June 30, 2017

Welcome to Leytonstone

Leytonstone Arts Trail 2017

It’s that time of year again when it seems everything is going on (you’ll be spoilt for choice in July). The Leytonstone Arts Trail takes place between 1st & 9th July, with exhibitions, open studios and events taking place across Leytonstone and surrounding areas, featuring local artists.

To find out more please visit http://www.leytonstoneartstrail.org/category/events/

Leytonstone Festival 2017

On to the festival, which is running between 1st & 16th July, with an action-packed schedule. Programmes will be available at the opening event, being held at St Johns Church Leytonstone on Saturday 1st July at 1pm – 5.30pm.

More information is available on facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/leytonstonefestival

Leyton Carnival

Taking place on the 1st July at Leyton Cricket Ground between 1:00pm to 7:00pm (and it’s free to get in).

For more information visit https://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/content/leyton-carnival

Connaught School for Girls

As part of the Leytonstone Festival, the school is holding a table top sale where individuals can buy a table to sell their crafts or other knick-knacks. We will be popping along to this one, and we know the school would very much welcome your support.

PTA Table Top Sale – 8th July – Time: 11:00 — 15:00

Davies Lane School Summer Fayre

This annual event, organised by “The Friends of Davies Lane ”is here again, taking places on Saturday 15th July between 12 & 4pm, with games, arts & crafts, a climbing wall, tombolas, a bake sale, beat the goalie, vintage tea room, bouncy castle, raffles, hot food/BBQ – Kids get in for free, for adults it’s £1. As usual, we will be supporting the event, so we hope to see you there.

Woodhouse Players

The Woodhouse Players made their debut in the Autumn of 1983 at St Margaret’s Church, Woodhouse Road, Leytonstone, taking the name of a long defunct drama group that had previously performed there in the 1950s.

Describing themselves as a friendly group of people, mostly from East London and Essex, who get together to produce the kind of shows they like, including quite a bit of new work.

Upcoming Event

The Importance of Being Earnest is showing:
Fri 14th July 2017,8pm
Sat 15th July 2017, 2.30pm and8pm
Wed 19th July 2017,8pm
Fri 21st July 2017,8pm
Sat 22nd July 2017, 2.30pm* and8pmMore information and ticket prices can be found on their website –There’s loads more info on there too, so do take a few minutes to visit the website.

What’s happening at the Luna Lounge?

Having popped down to Luna ourselves on quite a few occasions this month, we can’t wait for July, with a favourite of ours – Sexy Rumours – back in town, along with “In The Stone” and a special “All Day Luna Music Festival” event, taking place on Saturday 8th July, from 12 noon.

The Northcote

Closet Vinyl – Taking place on the first Saturday of every month, you are the DJ, bring your own vinyl and take over the decks.  – For more details visit www.closetvinyl.com

Various other events are also listed, from Piano sing-a-long to Drag Cabaret to Musical Bingo– just take a look at the “what’s on” web page http://www.thenorthcotee11.com/

Organic Fruit and Veg market stall from Organiclea

The Market Stalls sell seasonal organic and ultra-local sustainably grown fruit and vegetables, plus homemade bread, jams and preserves.

They are buzzing community spaces, where buying fresh produce is an enjoyable activity and where information about food can be freely shared.

Organiclea fruit and veg stalls in Walthamstow and Leytonstone will be selling plants on top of their usual range of organic, seasonal, ultra local veg (including surplus produce grown by local allotment holders). Come and buy seedlings to start the growing season, including heritage tomatoes, companion flowers and fruit bushes.

Our stalls are:-

High Road Leytonstone, nestled between Matalan & St Johns Church, in partnership with Transition Leytonstone, 10.30am-3pm

Outside the Hornbeam Cafe, Hoe Street, Walthamstow, E17,10am – 3pm

You can also visit their website https://www.organiclea.org.uk/