Wanstead news roundup, 18.9.10; Festival time (with extra special added Art)

• The Wanstead Festival is taking place on Sunday from 11am until 5pm on Christchurch Green as usual. Attractions include classic cars, bands throughout the day, local stalls, children’s theatre, climbing wall. The weather forecast – at the time of writing – is fine. (BBC 5-day forecast for E11 is here.) And if you want to make a day of it, there’s the Open House weekend running, details of Wanstead attactions here.

• And the really big attraction is the launch of the Wanstead Art Trail week. Download a map here from the Wanstead Society.

• The Wanstead and Snaresbrook under 15s team national champions for the fourth time – will be honoured on Friday at the Oval.

• Wanstead’s Gabrielle Collard is still going on her mammoth cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats. She’s reached Scotland. You can follow her on Twitter at @dollycreative, and sponsor her here.