This event has been postponed. Ticket holders will be contacted directly. Wanstead Bookshop presents poet Hannah Lowe, winner of the 2021 Costa Book Award for her anthology The Kids, which chair of judges Reeta Chakrabarti described as "a book to fall in love with – it's joyous, it's warm and it's completely universal. It's crafted and skilful … Continue reading "POSTPONED: Wanstead Book Festival presents Hannah Lowe"
Documentary filmmaker and screen writer Dan Endelstyn, who is trying to bring about practical change by building a renewable power station on his Walthamstow street, will be speaking on the … Continue reading "The Power of Film"
Wanstead journalist Ted Kessler was the last editor of the great Q magazine before its untimely demise. The closure wasn't his fault - in fact he did everything possible to … Continue reading "Wanstead Book Festival presents Ted Kessler"
Join chef Olia Hercules as she talks about her latest book "Home Food" and for an insight into a true Ukrainian Christmas'Heartfelt storytelling and truly beautiful, honest food' Jamie Oliver'Original, … Continue reading "Olia Hercules: Recipes to Comfort and Connect"
A celebration of the Brutalist architecture of outer London by two giants of architectural study. A night not to be missed.Simon PhippsThe first photographic exploration of the post-war modernist architecture … Continue reading "Simon Phipps and John Grindrod: Brutal Outer London"
Join acclaimed journalist and broadcaster Adrian Chiles as he talks about his latest book: The Good DrinkerDOORS 6pmTALK Q & A 7.30pm - 9.00pm SIGNING AFTER 'I've occasionally been asked … Continue reading "Adrian Chiles: How I learned to Love Drinking Less"
Stephen Ellcock: England on Fire Midwinter SpecialAs the winter solstice approaches, join Stephen Ellcock, Zoë Howe and Ben Edge for a midwinter celebration of festive, visionary and occult art, community seasonal rituals, witchcraft and other folk practices that offer resistance, protest and a way for people today to come together and forge a better future. … Continue reading "Stephen Ellcock: England on Fire Midwinter Special"
`Join journalist Pete Apps as he discusses his latest book, Show Me the Bodies: How We Let Grenfell Happen'Never before, in years of reviewing books about buildings, has one brought … Continue reading "Peter Apps: Show Me The Bodies – How We Let Grenfell Happen"
Meryl Pugh: Feral BoroughJoin Meryl Pugh and Tom Chivers for a brilliant evening as they discuss her lates work "Feral Borough".Set in the urban pastoral of an East London postcode, … Continue reading "Meryl Pugh: Feral Borough"