Event Series Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Wanstead Theatre are back with a sparky and engaging comedy set on that glorious morning 20 years ago when England won the Rugby World Cup for the first and only time. Dave’s position as chairman of his local rugby club is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. Why does Jake, the club’s best player, … Continue reading "Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson"

$18 – $22
Event Series Wanstead Book Festival 2023

Wanstead Book Festival: Sohom Das

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

Forensic psychiatrist Sohom Das has spent 15 years trying to understand, treat and rehabilitate dangerous people. His work takes him to high-security prisons and securely locked hospital wards across the country, as well as to courtrooms where he gives evidence as an expert witness. ‘The vast majority of psychiatric patients are not violent,’ he says. … Continue reading "Wanstead Book Festival: Sohom Das"

£10
Event Series Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Wanstead Theatre are back with a sparky and engaging comedy set on that glorious morning 20 years ago when England won the Rugby World Cup for the first and only time. Dave’s position as chairman of his local rugby club is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. Why does Jake, the club’s best player, … Continue reading "Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson"

$18 – $22

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 of Spoken Word

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

Back for its third year, the Fringe’s Evening of Spoken Word has become a ‘must do’ on the schedule. City Place Coffee, at the heart of the High Street, transforms into a cabaret-style venue, including a bar, for an intimate evening of poetry, spoken word and music from eight diverse artists. This event is a … Continue reading "An Evening of Spoken Word"

$8
Event Series Crypt Tours

Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

Wanstead St. Mary’s Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Guided tour of the crypt – come and gaze into Wanstead’s past, and hear about the people who lived here in Georgian times in the many mansions that existed then, and of course Wanstead House. Tours leave promptly on the hour, and take 45-50 minutes; the beautiful church will also be open, visitors are advised … Continue reading "Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church"

$10.00
Event Series Wanstead Book Festival 2023

Wanstead Book Festival presents: Helen Day – Visions of our future

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

Ladybird Books are instantly recognisable. As well as helping generations of children to learn to read, they represented a vision of how people perceived their lives as things were changing around them. Helen Day is the unofficial – but unchallenged – historian of the role the books played in our lives. She will be celebrating … Continue reading "Wanstead Book Festival presents: Helen Day – Visions of our future"

$10
Event Series Crypt Tours

Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

Wanstead St. Mary’s Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Guided tour of the crypt – come and gaze into Wanstead’s past, and hear about the people who lived here in Georgian times in the many mansions that existed then, and of course Wanstead House. Tours leave promptly on the hour, and take 45-50 minutes; the beautiful church will also be open, visitors are advised … Continue reading "Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church"

$10
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
Event Series Wanstead Fringe Music

Concert: Simone Spagnolo’s Low Strings Drama

Wanstead United Reformed Church Nightingale Lane, Wanstead

Join award-winning composer - and Wanstead resident - Simone Spagnolo for a unique blend of chamber music and mystery drama soundtracks. This concert will present Low Strings Drama, a musical drama for viola and violoncello in eleven variations that alternates tense and turbid moments to frantic passages and dreamy melodies. Recently release on all music platforms, this … Continue reading "Concert: Simone Spagnolo’s Low Strings Drama"

$10

The Just Checking In podcast – Live!

Eton Manor Rugby Club, The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, E11 2JA, United Kingdom

The Fringe is delighted to host the next chapter for the Just Checking In podcast as it host its very first live show. Hosted by founder Freddie Cocker, below, the Just Checking In podcast has a mission to give people a voice, change the conversation around mental health and provide an outlet where everyone – … Continue reading "The Just Checking In podcast – Live!"

Event Series Pottery sessions

Pottery: Throwing Taster Session

Wanstead Pottery 61 Nightingale Lane. Wanstead., Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Suitable for adults and kids (11+) Taster sessions are the perfect way to introduce yourself to pottery. In this introductory class you will be guided through the basics of throwing clay on the potter’s wheel. These classes feature a maximum of three students. You will be taught how to prepare your clay, how to centre … Continue reading "Pottery: Throwing Taster Session"

$40
Event Series Crypt Tours

Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

Wanstead St. Mary’s Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Guided tour of the crypt – come and gaze into Wanstead’s past, and hear about the people who lived here in Georgian times in the many mansions that existed then, and of course Wanstead House. Tours leave promptly on the hour, and take 45-50 minutes; the beautiful church will also be open, visitors are advised … Continue reading "Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church"

$10