Wasteland: Oliver Franklin-Wallis & Prof. Kate Spencer

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

Oliver Franklin- Wallis and Prof. Kate Spencer discuss "Wasteland: The Dirty Truth About What We Throw Away.‘A gripping read that will anger as much as it fascinates’ Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall‘An incredible journey into the world of rubbish, full of fascinating characters and mind-bending facts’ Oliver Bullough, author of Moneyland ‘Urgent, probing and endlessly interesting’ Cal Flyn, … Continue reading "Wasteland: Oliver Franklin-Wallis & Prof. Kate Spencer"

Andy White plus guests

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

A one off London show with the brilliant Andy White plus guestsAfter a successful January tour to launch latest album This garden is only temporary, itinerant Belfast songwriter Andy White plays a one-off London show at Wanstead Tap on July 12 at 8pm. Fresh from the release of his critically acclaimed duo album with Tim … Continue reading "Andy White plus guests"

Hitchcock’s Leytonstone

Wanstead Library Spratt Hall Road, London, England, United Kingdom

Tour Guide Gary Lewis tells the story of how growing up in Leytonstone, along with everything he experienced there, influenced the film career of Britain’s greatest film director, Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980).

This Must Be The Place: Shain Shapiro in conversation

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

Join Shain Shapiro as he discusses his new book "This Must Be the Place: How Music Can Make Your City Better".This Must Be the Place introduces and examines music’s relationship to cities. Not the influence cities have on music, but the powerful impact music can have on how cities are developed, built, managed and governed.Told … Continue reading "This Must Be The Place: Shain Shapiro in conversation"

How we see ourselves: the Transcultural Self

The Larder, 39 High Street, Wanstead, London, E11 2AA, United Kingdom

This workshop will aim to muse all the different cultural and social selves we hold in ourselves (Gender, heritage, race, sexuality, neurodiversity, language, location etc ) presently, historically and ancestrally. And how these manifest in how we see ourselves and how others see us. Victoria, a Wanstead resident, transactional analyst, psychotherapist and community artist, will … Continue reading "How we see ourselves: the Transcultural Self"

£12.00

Nick Higham : The Mercenary River

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

Join Nick Higham as he discusses his latest work: The Mercenary RiverNo city can survive without water, and lots of it. Today we take the stuff for granted: turn a tap and it gushes out. But it wasn't always so. For centuries London, one of the largest and richest cities in the world, struggled to … Continue reading "Nick Higham : The Mercenary River"

Lee Jackson: Dickensland: The Curious History of Dickens’s London

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

Join author Lee Jackson as he discusses his latest work, Dickensland.DICKENSLANDThe intriguing history of Dickens’s London, showing how tourists have reimagined and reinvented the Dickensian metropolis for more than 150 years Tourists have sought out the landmarks, streets, and alleys of Charles Dickens’s London ever since the death of the world-renowned author. Late Victorians and … Continue reading "Lee Jackson: Dickensland: The Curious History of Dickens’s London"

In conversation: Eddie Nestor MBE and Lord Victor Adebowale

City Place Coffee 5 Clock House Parade, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

NB. Please note new venue Eddie and Victor will discuss their experiences on their respective career journeys, current affairs and local issues before taking questions from the audience. It promises to be an entertaining and informative evening with two local prominent voices. Eddie is an actor, radio broadcaster (with a regular show on BBC Radio … Continue reading "In conversation: Eddie Nestor MBE and Lord Victor Adebowale"

$5

Documentary Photography – Why Bother? Who Cares?

La Bakerie 119a High Street, London, United Kingdom

You may have seen Russell Boyce’s pictures of Wanstead High Street business owners last year. You might have seen his post Covid exhibition ‘Overheard in Lockdown’ in Wanstead Park this year. In the 1980’s Russell started photographing his local community in Hull and Peterborough. Between these dates he travelled the World working for Reuters as … Continue reading "Documentary Photography – Why Bother? Who Cares?"

$7.5

An Evening With Nigel Planer: Jeremiah Bourne in Time

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

Join the legendary Nigel Planer as he talks about his new novel "Jeremiah Bourne inTime " and his incredible career.Join all round entertainment legend Nigel Planer for a fascinating evening discussing his latest boo and so, so , so much more Jeremiah Bourne is in greater danger than he realises.As Jeremiah is swept from his … Continue reading "An Evening With Nigel Planer: Jeremiah Bourne in Time"

A Slow Ride to Tehran: Rebecca Lowe in Conversation

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

Join Rebecca Lowe as she discusses her incredible journey cycling from the Uk to Tehran..SOLOIn 2015, as the Syrian War raged and the refugee crisis reached its peak, Rebecca Lowe set off on her bicycle across the Middle East. Driven by a desire to learn more about this troubled region and its relationship with the … Continue reading "A Slow Ride to Tehran: Rebecca Lowe in Conversation"

Event Series Wanstead Book Festival 2023

Wanstead Book Festival presents: Tim Burrows

Wanstead Library Churchill Room Spratt Hall Road, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Until 1965, Wanstead was truly a part of Essex, and even now there are tell-tale signs all around us of a time before it became part of a London borough. In the 1980s, though, Essex became the stuff of tabloid headlines, supposed stereotypes and populist politics. Author Tim Burrows, in his book The Invention of … Continue reading "Wanstead Book Festival presents: Tim Burrows"

$10

Danny Dorling: Shattered Nation

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

Danny Dorling: Shattered Nation. Inequality and the Geography of a Failing StateJoin us once again as we host the brilliant Danny Dorling as he discusses his latest book.BRITAIN IS BROKEN,BUT HOW DID IT BECOME SO DIVIDED?WHAT CAN WE DO TO FIX IT?Britain was once the leading economy in Europe; it is now the most unequal. … Continue reading "Danny Dorling: Shattered Nation"