The Power of Film

No pterodactyl discovered in Wanstead

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"

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Wanstead Book Festival presents Hannah Armstrong

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Hannah Armstrong’s account of Wanstead House has been electrifying local history addicts since its publication earlier this year. In this talk Hannah will reveal the secrets of the Grotto and the Temple - our last remaining visible remnants of Wanstead's glorious past.  

£10

Wanstead Historical Society – James Bradley

London, United Kingdom

A talk by Dr John Fisher about the Wanstead boy who grew up to become one of the greatest scientists of the 18th Century. Doors open 7.30pm for 8pm start. Visitors welcome for a charge of £3.  Refreshments available following the presentation.

Olia Hercules: Recipes to Comfort and Connect

The Wanstead Tap Ltd 352 Winchelsea Road, London, England, United Kingdom

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, thought-provoking, beautiful. A wonderful book' Diana Henry'This beautiful book makes me feel I'm in Olia's kitchen, which is just as much a joy as the … Continue reading "Olia Hercules: Recipes to Comfort and Connect"

Simon Phipps and John Grindrod: Brutal Outer London

The Wanstead Tap Ltd 352 Winchelsea Road, London, England, United Kingdom

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 of Greater London, from Barking and Brent to Sutton and Waltham Forest.Simon Phipps' photographs of the modernist architecture of Greater London explores the form and … Continue reading "Simon Phipps and John Grindrod: Brutal Outer London"

Adrian Chiles: How I learned to Love Drinking Less

The Wanstead Tap Ltd 352 Winchelsea Road, London, England, United Kingdom

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 why it is that I need to go for a drink before watching the Albion play. I've always answered with something lame, along the lines … Continue reading "Adrian Chiles: How I learned to Love Drinking Less"

Stephen Ellcock: England on Fire Midwinter Special

The Wanstead Tap Ltd 352 Winchelsea Road, London, England, United Kingdom

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"

Peter Apps: Show Me The Bodies – How We Let Grenfell Happen

The Wanstead Tap Ltd 352 Winchelsea Road, London, England, United Kingdom

`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 me to tears. This one did.' Rowan Moore, Observer Book of the WeekOn 14 June 2017, a 24-storey block of flats went up in flames.The … Continue reading "Peter Apps: Show Me The Bodies – How We Let Grenfell Happen"

Meryl Pugh: Feral Borough

The Wanstead Tap Ltd 352 Winchelsea Road, London, England, United Kingdom

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, Feral Borough asks what it means to call a place home, and how best to share that home with its non-human inhabitants.Meryl Pugh reimagines the … Continue reading "Meryl Pugh: Feral Borough"