E17 Designers's Blog

Time Out

March 13th 2017
    Time Out:   https://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/e17-designers-mothers-day-special-1...[more]

Suzie's Cakes in the Mother's Day Pop Up

March 13th 2017
Espresso, hazelnut, fig and apricot biscotti, Wild Card Brewery Porter mustard, Lavender shortbread, Salted caramel millionaire's shortbread, Chocolate and Raspberry Brownies.   ...[more]

March News!

March 2nd 2017
Click here for March News:  ...[more]

Dates for your diary!

February 7th 2017
Pop to this page for our dates coming up in 2017:   http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=4&name=DATES...[more]

Shop in a shop? E17 Designers at the Vestry House Museum

January 18th 2017
Fancy some local shopping (in the old workshouse....)   More here: http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=23&e=106...[more]

Local shoppers deserve the loveliest things…..

November 30th 2016
Local shoppers deserve the loveliest things…..   Designers love to make things and, with the wealth of design talent we have in E17, that means very nice things indeed – from jewellery and ceramics to fashion and knitwear, from prints and stationery to soft furnishings and accessories.   But designers also need to sell things if they are to survive – and that’s where E17 Designers’ Markets comes in, creating happy, sociable sh...[more]

Time Out William Morris Gallery Night Market

November 24th 2016
Time Out here:   http://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/william-morris-gallery-christmas-night-market...[more]

Time Out

November 9th 2016
Time Out http://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/e17-designers-market-1...[more]

November News

October 27th 2016
November News here:   http://eepurl.com/cl0y1X...[more]

Ghost Pots workshop at All You Read is Love:

October 18th 2016
Ghost Pots workshop at All You Read is Love:   https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/halloween-ghost-pots-tickets-28264605195...[more]

Autumn Market

October 3rd 2016
  Back in the Village for our main Autumn Fair! Regulars and new designers are back in this popular Village venue: ceramics from Moss Stitch, fabulous cards from Vintage Playing Cards, jewellery from Fused and Fired, pterodactyls and other creature monsters, which are made of recycled clothing from Hester de Graag. Much, much more, event details here: http://tinyurl.com/gveuk84 Activities for children from Creative Biscuit, where you can where you can customise your own pottery t...[more]

Barbican OpenFest

October 3rd 2016
Barbican OpenFest Explore the Centre: across the afternoon, free stages offer performances from dancers, musicians, spoken word artists, DJs and more. For those with kids, the fun starts early, with a special OpenFest edition of Framed Film Club at 10am and continuing with a family trail round the Centre.   More here:   http://www.barbican.org.uk/openfest Barbican Centre plays host to E17 Designers, all day from 12 noon till 7.30pm. Choose from a selection of...[more]

create a mini protest banner

August 26th 2016
Saturday 10th September 10-4  Gnome House, E17: Come join us to hear about this history of women activists in East London, and use their stories to create a mini protest banner. All ages and abilities welcome.  From Sylvia Pankhurst, to Women United Against Racism, East London has long been a hub of social activism. However, the stories about women are often sidelined or lost completely. In her Footsteps is a local heritage project that seeks to readdress the gender balance,...[more]

"YARN - the Movie" is coming to London

August 25th 2016
Did you heard the BIG news?  "YARN - the Movie" is coming to London!    The first UK screening of the film will take place at the Hackney Picture House on Sunday the 9th of October. Here is a short trailer:    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_44B_AwU3gU   "YARN - the Movie" is everything we like about yarn, knitting and crochet. The screening is a chance to share our passion, celebrate, get inspired, networking, meet new...[more]

Delighted to be back at Mirth, Marvel and Maud

August 22nd 2016
Delighted to be back at Mirth, Marvel and Maud, our first Autumn Market of 2016. Mirth (aka the old EMD/Granada cinema) is taken over by E17 Designers' with fashion, art, gifts and cake!  Make sure you make a date to visit us in these amazing art deco surroundings, with fabulous food on offer, seasonal cocktails and super staff! Stop, shop and socialise, you can be sure of finding a great gift from one of our unique makers....[more]

Barbican OpenFest: what's happening at the Barbican on Saturday 8 October?

August 22nd 2016
Explore the Centre and get a taste of everything the Barbican has to offer, from interactive art installations to dance, pop-up theatre to tours of the building – and it’s all free. Across the afternoon, freestages offer performances from dancers, musicians, spoken word artists, DJs and more. Discover the Barbican artists of tomorrow with showcases from the young performers they work with in east London. For those with kids, the fun starts early, with a special OpenFest editio...[more]

Dates for your Diaries

August 9th 2016
Mirth, Marvel and Maud, Hoe Street (EMD)   Saturday September 24th   12-5pm       Barbican Centre (Barbican OpenFest)   Saturday October 8th 12-7.30pm       Waltham Forest Community Hub (Asian Centre) Orford Road   Sunday October 16th  2.30-6pm       Mirth, Marvel and Maud, Hoe Street (EMD)   Saturday November 12th 12-5pm   &nb...[more]

Walthamstow Garden Party 16 and 17 July

June 23rd 2016
In your diary? The E17 Designers' marquee will be on the lawns in front of the William Morris Gallery, next to the Useful and Beautiful Marquee.  We ask you to stop, shop and socialise with E17 Designers in our exclusive space, featuring thirty artists, designers and makers selling high quality products made with passion, over both days. We have fashion from regulars D4Discus, GLOW London, Moix, and new comers, Anami and Janine.  Come and find inspirational home wares from Y...[more]

E17 Designers at the Vestry House Museum

June 17th 2016
Eager to shop local? E17 Designers will feature in a concession  at the Vestry House Museum, in time for the summer season! Jewellery, prints and accessories for sale, by local designer-makers. Open hours Wednesday to Sunday 10am - 5pm.  Vestry House Museum Vestry Rd, London E17 9NH...[more]

Vestry House Museum Shop

June 7th 2016
  Available in the shop tomorrow, here's the list of participating designers:   http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=23&e=106...[more]

Vintage Trousseau

June 7th 2016
  Just updated some images for member Vintage Trousseau: http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=14&u=Suzanne_Harrington...[more]

E17 Designers' Summer Events

June 7th 2016
Read all about it here:   http://eepurl.com/b4g9y5...[more]

Friends of Stoneydown Park 6th annual music festival

May 23rd 2016
Friends of Stoneydown Park are putting on their 6th annual music festival, in Stoneydown Park near Blackhorse Road tube. It's on Sunday 19th June, from 2-6p.m. with live music, food stalls,beer tent,  bouncy castle, etc, with free entry. It's a fun day for everyone!  ...[more]

Walthamstow Garden Party coming up in July

May 19th 2016
Walthamstow Garden Party is free, a festival for the local community, unites local and international talent, is a total mix of events from music, theatre, film, spoken word, comedy to family activities, arts & crafts and more! It offers something for everyone, with lots of different ways to get involved - listen to music, partake in workshops or just grab a drink and enjoy the park  We will be in our own marquee on both days, 16th and 17th July! For more info...[more]

E17 Designers' shop at the Vestry House Museum

May 19th 2016
Eager to shop local? E17 Designers will feature in a concession  at the Vestry House Museum, in time for the summer season! Jewellery, prints and accessories for sale, by local designer-makers. Open from mid-June, hours Wednesday to Sunday 10am - 5pm.  Vestry House Museum Vestry Rd, London E17 9NH          ...[more]

Lastminute.com Things to do in London

May 4th 2016
  More here:   http://www.lastminute.com/blog/things-to-do-in-london-this-weekend/...[more]

Time Out Things to Do!

April 27th 2016
  More details here:...[more]

Newsletter here!

April 14th 2016

Spring event gets a mention on Chicmi.com

April 13th 2016
NIce little mention on Chicmi.com!     https://www.chicmi.com/event/3414/...[more]

E17 Designers Market at Mirth, Marvel and Maud

March 29th 2016
We are very excited to announce that we have managed to book the new pop up bar Mirth Marvel and Maud for our Spring event, it's in the old cinema on Hoe Street; we hope it will be a great space for our market, and would love to welcome a bunch of new customers to come and check us out! Featuring makers who have been with us for ten years and a few newbies! Check out the link below for more info: http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=23&e=98  ...[more]

Creating beautiful jewellery from old T-shirts

March 29th 2016
Environmental charity Hubbub are running a workshop this Sunday, on creating beautiful jewellery from old T-shirts   Camden Arts Centre, 3rd April 11am-12.30pm   www.billetto.co.uk/fingerknittedjewellery https://www.facebook.com/events/678692572234325/...[more]

Dates for 2016 so far

March 17th 2016
May 7th 12-5  Spring Fair including Downtown for Fashion July  16 and 17 Walthamstow Garden Party returns to Lloyd and Aveling Parks! October  16th Autumn Designer Fair November 27th December 4th    ...[more]

William Morris Gallery and Clare Twomey ceramic studio

March 17th 2016
Follow the link for more info about a major new art installation at the William Morris Gallery: http://us5.campaign-archive1.com/?u=b78d030545f02480cc6930dcc&id=d2003b8878&e=2a054adf06...[more]

E17 Designers Craft Fair at the Vestry House Museum

February 17th 2016
E17 Designers Craft Fair at the Vestry House Museum   Saturday 12 March 2016 11 – 4pm Vestry House Museum Vestry Rd Walthamstow London E17 9NH   £1 donation on the door, supporting Vestry House Museum     ‘Travel back to the 1940’s with a fabulous selection of local designer-makers, themed craft activities, a pop up tea shop serving seasonal local cakes from Crumbs Biscuits and Cakes. Be entertained by...[more]

E17 Designers has been around since 2006, here are some nice things that people say who started with us...

February 17th 2016
Being a member of E17 Designers has been a real help in starting and growing my business. I had literally no experience of running a business and it offered a way of trying things out within a supportive framework. I got to have access to social media exposure, shared ideas and contacts with other small businesses and got to trade within a small craft market settingat E17 Designers popular local fairs. This meant I was also able to meet and chat with lots of customers and build strong local n...[more]

E17 Designers' Market at the Vestry House Museum - dates for your diary

January 29th 2016
  Saturday 12 March 11-4pm: Vestry House Museum, Vestry Road E17. Craft Fair with E17 Designers' Market: a fabulous selection of local designer-makers, and travel back to the 1940’s with themed craft activities, a pop up tea shop serving seasonal local cakes all against the backdrop of the Museum’s atmospheric displays. Just confirmed: Auntie Maureen with vintage tunes all day! £1 donation to the Museum on the door....[more]

2016- planning in progress!

January 7th 2016
  Pop back to the blog, check the dates page, and sign up to our mailing list for up to date newsletters!...[more]

E17 Designers Christmas Shop - thanks for coming!

January 7th 2016
  We had a great time at the shop - it was run by Carolyn, Seiko (D4Discus), Laura and Ingrid, who managed to keep it clean, reshuffle the window and designers' work and also sell a few gifts along the way! Many of the designer's popped in and did a shift and the reception from the public was excellent! Sales picked up in the last fortnight, so we hope that we brought a touch of the individual, hand made and truly one-off way of shopping to the E17 masses!...[more]

E17 Designers Christmas Shop open until December 24th

December 16th 2015
Special things for Christmas gifts in our one-off department  store in The Mall. Rustic traditional stoneware ramekins from Useful Pots • Sweet tea-towels and coasters by illustrator Karin Akesson • Coats, dresses and more with a Japanese D4Discus • Upcycled appliqué fashion from Queenie and Ted•  Ceramic, Beads, Gold and silver jewellery from designers such as Malcolm Morris, Lauren Grace, Alex Garnett and Healing Gems– and much, much more&hell...[more]

December update

December 6th 2015
News for this month: http://eepurl.com/bHiMm1...[more]

E17 Designers Christmas Poster

November 13th 2015

E17 Designers Markets Winter Wanderings 1:

November 11th 2015
From 19 November to 24 December at The Mall, Selborne Walk, Walthamstow, where E17 Designer Markets will be presenting an ever-changing selection of locally designed and made goodies. E17 Designers' Christmas Shop at The Mall, Selborne Walk, E17 7JR Opening times: Tue - Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 11am-4pm; Christmas Eve 10am-2pm. Closed Mondays apart from 21 December.   Turn a corner this Christmas in Walthamstow and you’re sure to find yourself tempted by E17...[more]

E17 Designers Markets Winter Wanderings 2:

November 11th 2015
  On 27th November at the William Morris Gallery, former home of one of the world’s greatest designer-makers. E17 Designers Markets will be among the exhibitors at the Gallery’s Christmas Shopping Late, which will also include music, entertainment, festive nibbles and mulled wine, plus a children’s trail with prizes –  in the beautiful surroundings of this award-winning museum   E17 Designers Market at the annual William Morris Gallery Christ...[more]

E17 Designers Markets Winter Wanderings 3:

November 11th 2015
E17 Designers’ Christmas Fairs at the Waltham Forest Community Hub, Asian Centre Building, 18A Orford Rd, London E17 9LN On 29th November and Sunday 6th December E17 Designers Markets will once again be staging its hugely popular Christmas fairs. Stop, shop and socialise at the borough’s biggest and best opportunity to buy something special over a free drink, a slice of what you fancy from Suzie’s Kitchen and serenaded the while by local bands The Underclouds and The Sto...[more]

Evening Standard

October 8th 2015
We managed to get the Autumn Market a mention in the Evening Standard this week!...[more]

Charity Fundraiser

September 18th 2015
Tracy of Vintage Playing Cards is organising a charity quiz night at the Blitz Factory on Friday 2nd October in aid of refugees. 

 Details are here:

Press release for the next market and news

September 18th 2015
More here about the Autumn Market and Christmas events   http://eepurl.com/bzilCT...[more]

E17 Designers' Christmas Shop at The Mall, Selborne Walk, Wlathamstow

September 15th 2015
E17 Designers' Christmas Shop at The Mall, Selborne Walk, Walthamstow will be in your local shopping centre in the lead up to Christmas for individual gifts for everyone, keep an eye out on the website and social media for updates or sign up to the mailing list on our home page!...[more]

Burgess and Hall behind the bar at E17 Designers' Autumn Market

September 4th 2015
Burgess & Hall is a specialist wine tasting, events and sales company founded in East London in 2014 by Paul Burgess & Rosamund Hall. We discover and share outstanding wines that we believe represent fantastic value for money and celebrate the passionate individuals who make them. Find out more here:...[more]

New Christmas dates!

August 28th 2015
William Morris Gallery Christmas Shopping Late! It's for their special Christmas evening on Friday 27th November. Event runs from 6.30 until 10pm. When we did our Valentine event in February 2013, we were there for the day and had 700 visitors! An ideal opportunity to spend a special evening in the Gallery, and help raise money for them too: http://www.wmgallery.org.uk/whats-on/events-calendar/christmas-shopping-late/event-type/special-events...[more]

Walthamstow Garden Party: thanks for coming 2

July 22nd 2015
We had a full tent all day and every day: lots of friendly shoppers and happy designers, see you next year! ...[more]

Walthamstow Garden Party: thanks for coming!

July 22nd 2015
Over 32,000 people over two days: a few pics here from the weekend: we will post some of our own soon: http://walthamstowgardenparty.com...[more]

Walthamstow Garden Party 18th and 19th July 12-7pm coming up!

June 24th 2015
Stop, shop and socialise with E17 Designers at the Walthamstow Garden Party 2015, from Saturday July 18th to Sunday 19th 2015, 12-7pm, in the beautiful and historic Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow  E17 5JW.  The first Walthamstow Garden Party was a great success and E17 Designers’ are pleased to be part of such a major event in our backyard! Come and see what we have to offer if you need a present or two for birthdays, weddings or just for you.  Art, illustrations, f...[more]

Book-ish Market for the Art Trail!

June 9th 2015
Gettign ready for Book-ish at the E17 Art Trail! We have illustrations, hand made books, prints, comics, bookmarks, pencil cases and a poet! More details of designers showing on the page here: http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=23&e=76...[more]

TimeOut and Book-ish

June 5th 2015
Book-ish here...[more]

Room hire at The Mill

May 22nd 2015
Flexible spaces available at The Mill Community Centre for meetings, workshops, training/interviews from £10 per hour.The Mill is a friendly community space with great local transport links, accessible for wheelchair access with a disabled parking bay outside.  Rooms are available for bookings 6 days a week : 10am to 7pm Tuesday  – Thursday; 10am to 6pm on Friday and Saturday; and on Sundays from 11am to 2pm. Some availability also outside of these h...[more]

Tuesday 26 May: Official E17 Art House Opening!

May 22nd 2015
Tuesday 26 May: Official E17 Art House Opening! ============================================== Join Stella Creasy on Tuesday 26th May at 11am as she officially opens E17 Art House! We'll be popping open the Fizz! We really appreciate the support of our friends, fellow small businesses and customers. We have enjoyed working with you all since we opened in 2010, and would love to have your company for this special event. Our lovely new gallery and store is at 54-56 Hoe St...[more]

E17 Designers Book-ish Market for the Art Trail!

May 21st 2015
Coming up, all the details here:  ...[more]

E17 Designers'Market this weekend!

May 7th 2015
Read all about it here!   http://eepurl.com/bjEn51  ...[more]

E17 Art Trail 2015

May 7th 2015
The E17 Art Trail is coming: Dates: Sat 30 May – Sun 14 June 2015 Exhibitions & Art, Festival, for All ages Website: www.e17arttrail.co.uk Email: info@e17arttrail.co.uk See their website for full listings and map!...[more]

Vote for Tidy Books

April 23rd 2015
Local company who support our events, Tidy Books, are in the running for Pitch to Rich the marketing campaign with Virgin. Would be an amazing opportunity for Tidy Books! Go to the link and Vote for Tidy Books   http://bit.ly/1JPx0AM...[more]


April 13th 2015
  TIMELESS (Joint exhibition with Saskia Huning)   Linda Green Paintings and ceramics www.lindagreenarts.co.uk       at Blackduke Vintage 83 Grove Road E17 9BU     Weekends 11-6pm 18th April – 17th May 2015  ...[more]

Beanstalk reading helper needed in Waltham Forest, can you help?

March 18th 2015
“Children’s literacy charity Beanstalk urgently need more volunteers to work in local primary schools with children who have fallen behind with their reading.   Volunteering as a Beanstalk reading helper is incredibly rewarding and can make a lasting difference to a child’s life. Reading helpers work with three children, seeing each child on a one-to-one basis for two 30 minute sessions a week, during term time, for a whole year. They  work a...[more]


March 18th 2015
Cutlivate opens this weekend:  including events with Bestowed Kitchen and Blackhorse Workshop, more here:   http://cultivatewf.org...[more]

Waltham Forest Guardian article

March 9th 2015
Waltham Forest Guardian article:    http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=29&name=Press...[more]

D4Discus opens at Hoe Street Central Pop Up this week !!

March 4th 2015
D4Discus opens at Hoe Street Central Pop Up this week !! Details here: http://www.d4discus.com/#/event/4583270669...[more]

Bestowed Kitchen opens

March 4th 2015
Bestowed Kitchen will be setting up its pop-up cafe-deli serving its signature fresh and gourmet salads (including pearl barley, balsamic red onions, roasted pumpkin and hazelnuts, lemon whipped feta with parsley), breakfasts (including their own madeyoghurt with multi-seed and almond granola), cold mains (includingrose water and harissa chicken), handmade breads (including fennel and multi-seed), cake (including salted caramel and pear), as well as Caravan coffee, teas, ales from local brewe...[more]

Soul Project table top and fund raiser

February 26th 2015
Please help us raise much needed funds for a local children’s charity by attending a table top sale and a themed children’s pirates party. Lots of new, nearly new and hand crafted items for sale on the day. Light refreshments will also be available. Face painting, games and plenty of fun activities for all the pirates to take part in whilst you shop! Venue TSP Youth Space Charity Tumble in the Jungle 245 Wood Street Walthamstow London E17 3NT Costs Fr...[more]

2015 Dates for your diary

February 26th 2015
E17 Designers’ dates for your diary:  Spring Market Sunday 10 May  2.30 – 6pm Asian Centre, Orford Road, Walthamstow E17 9LN Book-ish Market (E17 Art Trail)  Saturday 13June  12 – 6pm Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre Pub 53 Hoe Street, Walthamstow E17 4SA Walthamstow Garden Party Saturday & Sunday 18-19 July from 12 - 7pm Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 5JW Autumn Market  Sunday 11 October 2.30 &nd...[more]

E17 Designers join International Women's Day evens on Sunday 8 March

February 16th 2015
Click on the logo to find out more:  ...[more]

International Women's Day March 8th 12-6pm

February 5th 2015
E17 Designers join International Women’s Day with a brilliant selection of makers all based in the borough-all your gift shopping in one place, in plenty of time for Mother’s Day.  Celebrating female talent and small businesses, selling jewellery, cards, fashion and interior accessories with a range of prices.  Join our mailing list on the day and win an E17 Designers’ Goody Bag!...[more]

'Love Your Neighbourhood Award'' :

January 24th 2015
Vote for Blackhorse Workshop? Details here 'Love Your Neighbourhood Award'' : https://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/pages/onlineforms/love-your-borough-award-form.aspx...[more]

Anna Skodbo: You're beautiful, Walthamstow!

January 24th 2015
From Anna Skodbo  "You're beautiful, Walthamstow!" As many of you know, I live and breathe Walthamstow. It's you crazy, inventive and unique people I'm thinking of when I design phannatiq clothing. And now I want you to be my stars – all of you! I want your beauty – skin deep, or covered in wrinkles; conventional or wildly the opposite – to shine through in a series of images celebrating the diversity, style and honesty of Walthamstow people (combining naturall...[more]

last weekend of GLOW Designers studio Pop Up!

January 24th 2015
We would like to invite you to visit The Designer Studio during our end of RESIDENCY  SALE this Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 January We are having s special end of RESIDENCY SALE for up to 70% off.     DON’T MISS YOUR  LAST CHANCE   TO SHOP AT THE DESIGNER STUDIO THIS WEEKEND.     LAST CHANCE TO ENJOY DISCOUNTS OF UP TO 70% OFF     Where:     Shop 3 Hoe Street Central,...[more]

Unique Creatives at The Designer Studio in Walthamstow

January 14th 2015
Pop over to visit Ning and friends with Unique  Creatives  at The Designer Studio in Walthamstow: www.facebook.com/thecreativedesignerstudio  During their 3 week pop-up residency, experience a shop fitted with creativity. Open from Tuesday the 6th of January to Sunday the 25th of January 2015. Opening times will be from 11.00 am to 6.30 pm Monday to Sunday, with extended trading hours on Saturday until 9.00 pm. 3 Hoe Street Central,137 Hoe Street, Walthamstow E...[more]

Photographer & studio available for hire in E17hotographer & studio available for hire in E17

December 18th 2014
Photographer & studio available for hire in E17.   Studio size is 5 metres x 3 metres, perfect for product photography and portraits.   Daylight studio with a full professional flash set up with a variety of lighting options and backdrops.   I am a member of E17 Designers and have been a professional photographer for sixteen years.   Rates:   Half Day (9 a.m. – 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.) £125.00 &n...[more]

Thanks for your support and see you in 2015!

December 12th 2014
Dear Everyone who came to our E17 Designers' Markets and Hoe Street Central shop - it looked fantastic thanks to the designers, and the buzz and interest it created warmed us up on surprisingly chilly days. We had over 1200 visitors in the five days we were at the shop! Sign up for newsletters on our website, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. See you next year! ...[more]

Interested in running the café in Lloyd Park?

December 12th 2014
  The Council is looking to put out a tender for the running of the café in the Aveling Centre in Lloyd Park. There will be a presentation about the specifications for the café and the process which needs to be followed to submit a bid for this tender.   Date: Friday 19th December Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Location:  Room 2   Waltham Forest Town Hall (Please report to reception upon arrival.) Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4JF  ...[more]

Time Out Nov 25th featuring Forest and Found at the Saturday and Sunday Market

November 27th 2014
Time Out Nov 25th featuring Forest and Found at the Saturday and Sunday Market  ...[more]

Crafts Council

November 19th 2014
Make:Shift:Do http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/listings/blackhorse-workshop-london/...[more]

Designers in the Shop

November 19th 2014
Designers in the Shop http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=23&e=68...[more]

Evening Standard Homes and Property

November 19th 2014
Thanks for the mention Evening Standard Homes and Property, though SABEL Saddlery is at the Christmas Shop (3-7 Dec) not the Market (29-30th Nov) You can always order though!   http://www.homesandproperty.co.uk/home-garden/events/christmas-shopping-londons-best-pop-shops-and-markets#4...[more]

E17 Designers shop at Hoe Street Central and Market

November 12th 2014
Press release here:   http://eepurl.com/8dd-D...[more]

E17 Designers shop at Hoe Street Central

November 12th 2014
  Christmas at the E17 Designers Shop 3rd to 7th December, open times: Wednesday 3-9 Thu - Sat 11-7 Sun 11-5 Your local department store of festive delight, at the E17 Designers’ Christmas Shop as part of ‘Love Your High Street’ from Wednesday 3rd until Sunday 7th December: Five days with a selection of artists, designers and makers of E17, selling gifts, with Suzie Cakes (opening night of music and cocktails on Wednesday 3rd December from 7-9pm wi...[more]

Has anyone got one of these we could borrow for the E17 Hoe Street Central shop?

November 12th 2014
  Has anyone got a cabinet like this one we can borrow for our shop from Monday 1st until Sunday 7th December?  We open on Wednesday but ideally would need for set up from Monday.   contact: carolyn@carolynabbott.co.uk Has anyone got one of these we could borrow for the E17 Hoe Street Central shop? Needed by Monday 1st/Tuesday 2nd December.   Contact: carolyn@carolynabbott.co.uk   - See more at: http://www.e17designers.c...[more]

Blackhorse Workshop Market this Saturday

October 27th 2014
Going to Blackhorse Workshop Market this Saturday http://us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=3ad0a031eced0b9b2383c775f&id=e9b341df03...[more]

This weekend in E17

September 26th 2014
Now: http://thehouseofhoop.com/ Saturday http://www.eatorheat.org/events.html   Sunday https://www.facebook.com/events/851681608193655/    ...[more]

Dates coming up

September 26th 2014
Dates coming up: http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=4&name=DATES...[more]

Stowfest this weekend

September 12th 2014
Details here!   http://www.stowfestival.com...[more]

Autumn Event

September 10th 2014
Press release for Autumn here:...[more]

Hoe Street Central

September 10th 2014
E17 Designers will be “popping up” for one week at Hoe Street Central as part of ‘Love Your High Street’ from Wednesday 3rd until Sunday 7th December for five days of perusing and purchasing handmade, individual one-off gifts for everyone.  For info go to www.e17designers.co.uk...[more]

How long is a piece of string?

September 10th 2014
HOW LONG IS A PIECE OF STRING...? is a collective art exhibition that showcase the past, the present and the future of Knitting & Crochet.   Funded by the Waltham Forest Council and organised by ABSTRACT will run from the  11th to the 21st of September at the Winns Gallery in Lloyd Park. (behind the William Morris Gallery)   Special guest: Jane Crowfoot  www.janiecrow.co.uk   Open daily 12:00 to 17:00   For more inf...[more]

Walthamstow Garden Party

July 21st 2014
Designers confirmed for the weekend: come and do something in your local park-no Tube running so enjoy a local festival and get away from it all: Saturday here Sunday here  ...[more]

How long is a piece of string? WINNS GALLERY SHOW

June 30th 2014
Callout for work from Abstract ? 54 Beulah Road ? Walthamstow Village How long is a piece of string? WINNS GALLERY September 2014 The Wonders of Knitting & Crochet In this moment of history, when knitting and crochet are at their peak, we want to put together a collaborative art exhibition which will showcase the past, the present, and the future of these crafts: how long is a piece of string.....? We are looking for knitted and crochet items made by you, your...[more]

The Mill E17 Summer Beezaar

June 20th 2014
Cakes games music bee talks handknts and more, red about it here:   http://themill-coppermill.org/2014/06/16/mill-summer-bee-zaar-saturday-5th-july/...[more]

Walthamstow Garden Party

June 20th 2014
E17 Designers Marquee at the Walthamstow Garden Party: Saturday and Sunday 26-27th July: 12-8pm Create London in association with the Barbican aim to "fill the park with music, art, theatre and food inspired by, and celebrating the best of, the borough". E17 Designers marquee alongside the William Morris Gallery, leading to theatre and dance in the ampitheatre and moat to music stages in Aveling Park fields.....we will be open from 12-5 bringing you a selection of fabulous artists a...[more]

Art and Photography Show

June 20th 2014
Students at Geroge Monoux Sixth Form Final Show Private View Monday 23rd June 4.30-7pm Art Design Photograpghy Music Film Screenings 190 Chingford Road E17 5AA...[more]

Kickstarter Campaign for new label "atiq"

June 20th 2014
Anna from Phannatiq: "After 4 years of running my clothing business phannatiq I have decided to make my clothes more accessible to everyone. The difference being that while most companies produce in China, I will be producing in an ethical factory in the EU. In order to test the water I am going to be producing 18 of my key pieces, however as their minimums are higher than I'm used to I am using kickstarter as a way to gain enough private...[more]

Appetite at E17 Art Trail

June 6th 2014
So much to do for foodies:  http://www.e17arttrail.co.uk/index.php?page=117&id=63...[more]

Free mannequins

June 6th 2014
Free Mannequins, 8 cages left, based in Leyton Industrial Village. They will all be going soon so this is the last chance. Please contact dan@looprecycle.co.uk if interested....[more]

Evening Standard Homes and Property

June 4th 2014
Here we are: http://www.homesandproperty.co.uk/home-garden/events/e17-designers-market...[more]

Kickstarter camapign for Atiq

June 2nd 2014
Atiq Our designer friend Anna Skodbo has launched a kickstarter campaign to produce some key pieces at a vastly reduced price to make her clothes more accessible to everyone. Please share with everyone you know and if you'd like to pledge for an item of clothing even better!! You can pledge here: https://www.facebook.com/l/UAQH7lo0eAQF3g29IXqLDBOy-Y_Szailzr2vQaTYyb3nYGA/https%3A//www.kickstarter.com/projects/phannatiq/atiq...[more]

E17 Designers at the E17 Art Trail

May 23rd 2014
Facebook event to invite your friends:   https://www.facebook.com/events/379384665537257/...[more]

E17 Designers at the E17 Art Trail

May 16th 2014
Our E17 Art Trail event will offer the regular exciting mix of artists, designers and crafts people with gifts for sale, all under one roof, back at the Grove Cafe, a secret venue off Hoe Street! FREE ENTRY, licensed bar with beer, wine and maybe a secret Latino cocktail...featuring Frank's Colombian tostadas, live music from Las Alchachofas, a flash perfomance from the House of Hoop (keeping you hooping fit!) and an outside cobbled area to enjoy a midsummer evening Grove Cafe 21...[more]

Walthamstow Garden Party

May 16th 2014
E17 Designers Marquee at the Walthamstow Garden Party: Saturday and Sunday 26-27th July: 12-8pm Create London in association with the Barbican aim to "fill the park with music, art, theatre and food inspired by, and celebrating the best of, the borough". E17 Designers marquee alongside the William Morris Gallery, leading to theatre and dance in the ampitheatre and moat to music stages in Aveling Park fields.....we will be open from 12-5 bringing you a selection of fabulous artists a...[more]

Waltham Forest Green Homes weekend

May 16th 2014
Waltham Forest's first Green Open Homes Weekend on 17-18 May, and Meet the Experts night: The Big Ecorefurb Share on Tues 20 May, where you can meet with the Green Open Homers plus lots of industry experts in the ecobuilding/alternative energy field. That's at the Quaker's Meeting house in Jewel Road, E17 4QU from 7.30-9.30 and will be a great opportunity to get in-depth info on solar power, insulation, building with reclaimed materials - anything to do with ecorefurbing. ...[more]

Mother's Ruin Gin Palace moves!

May 16th 2014
Mother's Ruin new gin palace on the hip and happening Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall St E17 3HQ. Open from early to mid June! (Mine's a lime and soda sadly...)...[more]

Chequers Art Fair

May 16th 2014
Chequers Art Fair Chequers Pub, High Street E17 7th of June from 12pm until 6 pm....[more]

Granville Road Street Party E17

May 16th 2014
Granville Road Street Party E17 Street party on the 1st June from 11 to 20:30, as part of 'The Big Lunch'...[more]

Stoneydown Park Folk Festival

May 16th 2014
Friends of Stoneydown Park E17  are hosting their annual Folk Festival in the park, along with Walthamstow Folk, on Sunday 29th June, from 2 - 6 p.m. Along with live music, we have the Rose and Crown beer tent, food, cakes, a bouncy castle and coconut shy –...[more]

Green Open Homes Weekend

May 2nd 2014
Green Open Homers - Sue and Michael, and Sam and Phil - are using Blackhorse Workshop http://www.blackhorseworkshop.co.uk  to help them refurb their kitchens. Book now to view their homes on the Green Open Homes Weekend http://walthamforest.greenopenhomes.net...[more]

Green Homes weekend

May 2nd 2014
Waltham Forest's first Green Open Homes Weekend on 17-18 May (like Open House, but with a green twist). 14 venues (houses, two cafes, a reclaimed yard-garden centre and a garden) that will be open to the public to view over the weekend. You can look around and quiz the owners about what they did to make their homes more energy efficient, warm and cheaper to run. Some of the homes are incredibly impressive having done major ecorefurbs. Others are showcasing simple ecomeasures like rec...[more]

E17 Art Trail blogger

April 25th 2014
We are looking for this year's E17 Art Trail blogger. ??The format is simple - in the lead up to the Trail you will create a short questionnaire to submit to participating artists and post their responses and images onto the blog. During the Art Trail itself your mission is to visit, photograph and review as much of the Trail as possible and then format and post text, images, video and links daily onto the blog. You will also be coordinating, editing and posting reviews and images from a vari...[more]

E List Live and Eat or Heat Fair

April 25th 2014
Eat or Heat Spring Fair & The E List Live St Mary's Welcome Centre, Church Hill, Walthamstow Village E17 9RJ An exciting mix of food,art,vintage homewares & clothing, cafe. Plus the E List Live. Come see how great walthamstow is. Please bring a tin of food to help stock our food bank. 12.00 am - 8.00 pm £1 Nat Di Maggio E17london@sky.com...[more]

E17 Art Trail

April 17th 2014
Dates: Sat 31 May – Sun 15 June 2014 Website: www.e17arttrail.co.uk      Email: www.e17arttrail.co.uk   Explore artists’ studios and visit flagship galleries: discover art in open-houses & unconventional spaces: encounter pop-up performances or explore your own creativity at an artist-led workshop: 2014 E17 Art Trail takes places across 16 action-packed days in Walthamstow London E17.   This year, E17 Art Trail ce...[more]

Blackhorse Workshop

April 17th 2014

First winner of goody bag from the Spring Event

April 15th 2014
First winner of goody bag from the Spring Event-wins a £10 gift voucher too!...[more]

Job at the Mill Fundraiser

April 15th 2014
Grant Fundraiser, The Mill E17 Closing date 4th May interviews 17th May Want to work at The Mill on Coppermill Lane, E17? We are looking for an experienced and proactive Grant Fundraiser. The Mill is Walthamstow’s newest community space, which is volunteer-led. The Mill was formed by a group of residents 3 years ago, and has created a valuable community resource for Walthamstow.  We are looking for a part time, experienced Grant Fundraiser to raise vital funds for The M...[more]

Friends of Lloyd Park May Fair

April 14th 2014
  Marvellous May Fair – 5 May   Join the Friends on Monday 5 May for our marvellous May Fair and Dog Show. We’re making this free event bigger and better than ever, once again featuring Donna Maria’s Maypole Extravaganza. We’ll have a feast of food and drink on offer, plus craft stalls, bouncy castle and face painting, all 12-5pm. Back by popular demand is our fun dog show, in association with Waltham Forest 4 Dogs. This year’s dog show categories are:...[more]

Thanks for coming!

April 14th 2014
Thanks for coming to our Spring Fair. The weather kept some people away but also many people stayed in the yard and enjoyed our white wine spritzers in the sun.  See you at the next one: http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=4&name=DATES...[more]

Walthamstow Village Festival

April 14th 2014
This is open to all local artists/designers/makers. It is being organised by a committee comprising of local traders, the Asian Centre and The Walthamstow Village residents Assciation. Traditionally this event attracted several thousand visitors (depends how long you have lived here if you remember it-I do!)   Saturday 2nd August open from 1-5 inside the Asian Centre (set up from 12) all tables £35 for the day. (There will also be outdoor stalls for food and oth...[more]

Press this week

March 28th 2014
Press for E17 Designers here: http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=29&name=Press...[more]

Friends of Lloyd Park May Fair

March 28th 2014
Details here: http://friendsoflloydpark.org.uk/events/ ...[more]

Cultivate, Waltham Forest - Urban Food Growing Festival - 21-30 March 2014

March 12th 2014
Cultivate, Waltham Forest - Urban Food Growing Festival - 21-30 March 2014 From Plot to Plate - Waltham Forest Gets Growing! Image credit: Nicola Tree Cultivate, Waltham Forest’s first urban food growing festival, has lined up over 50 events, including a conference, food-a-fair and gardener’s question time as part of its Cultivate Waltham Forest food growing festival this Spring.   The event aims to mark Waltham Forest as the garden of London harnessing the knowledge, skills...[more]

Facebook Spring Fair

March 7th 2014
Here is our event, invite your friends and check for updates:   https://www.facebook.com/events/1410967212491835/...[more]

Cheeky Handmades Dress a Girl Around the World Sat 22 March from 1pm

March 7th 2014
Cheeky Handmades ::: Running another charity sewing session on Saturday 22nd March. From 1 pm onwards you can come and make a pillow case dress (bring a pillow case or use on of mine) to donate the Dress a girl around the world charity. Also learn to make a simple dress in the process. Will also supply pattern for simple boys' shorts. Bring kids as they can decorate and have a go at sewing. http://cheekyhandmades.co.uk/contact-me/ https://m.facebook.com/DressagirlaroundtheWorldUK?id=1...[more]

Dates 2014-Poster by Anja Jane

February 28th 2014

Dates for your diaries

February 28th 2014
  2014 E17 Designers’ dates for your diary   Spring Market Sunday 13th April 2-6pm Asian Centre, Orford Road, Walthamstow Village, E17 9LN E17 Art Trail Friday 13th June 7-10pm Grove Café, Hatherley Mews, off Hoe Street, E17 4QP Autumn Market Sunday 5th October 2-6pm Christmas Market Saturday 29th November 5-9pm Sunday 30th November 2-6pm Asian Centre, Orford Road, Walthamstow Village, E17 9LN Check the website...[more]

Cheeky Handmades Crowd funding campaign more here

February 28th 2014

Blackhorse Workshop MAKER STUDIO SPACE

February 28th 2014
MAKER STUDIO SPACE Our brand new open plan studio space, filled with light and located on the first floor is now ready for viewing. So if you're a new creative start up or maker looking for premises come and take a look.We have 15 desk spaces ideal for design & prototyping with full access to the wood and metal workshops included. There's also a designated clean area with layout tables and lockable drawers and on-site technical support should you need it. We'll be open all this week and...[more]

Celebrating International Women's Day - 08.03.14

February 28th 2014
Follow the link to help Significant Seams: http:// http://www.significantseams.org.uk/support/volunteer/ill-help-with-the-2014-international-womens-day-events/...[more]

Walthamstow Village Festival

February 28th 2014
The Asian Centre on Orford Road is organising/co-ordinating a Walthamstow Village Festival on 2nd of August this year and would like to involve the local community to make it a successful community event. Monwara is currently consulting local residents, businesses, community groups and schools.  It would be great to have lots of things happening in the village area on the day of the Festival, which should include activities for the whole family.  The Asian Centre will like therefore...[more]

Music at The Mill

February 21st 2014
Music at The Mill Saturday March 1st, 7-9pm New at The Mill, monthly music nights-put the dates in your diary! Innoversions: A night of experimental Electronica T.S.Anselmus, guitar looping and electronica, with support from Electric Eye, live Volca sequencing. Visuals by MIss SLOW Shot £3 guest list, £4 on the door www@awesomestow.org.uk info@awesomestow.org.uk...[more]

This is Spinal Tap at Stow Film Lounge

February 21st 2014
This is Spinal Tap at Stow Film Lounge Friday 28th Feb The Orford House Social Club, 73 Orford Road, London, E17 9QR http://www.stowfilmlounge.com/?p=1645...[more]


February 21st 2014
'TOYS' EXHIBITION CLOSES THIS SUNDAY: Don't miss your last chance to see our wonderful toys exhibition, curated by Gary Heales. Discover Waltham Forest's past as a toy-making hub and reminisce over toys from your childhood. And the showcase of E17 Designers work is also on show until the end of the month https://www.facebook.com/VestryHouse...[more]

Bartershop opening at Hoe Street Central this week

February 14th 2014
thebARTershop is an artist collective led initiative, offering printmaking, plaster casting and other art skills in exchange for materials, contributions and skills. We’re open from 11:30-17:00 (often times later) Tuesday-Sunday, from February 11th until March 2nd. We’ll have a calendar up soon at thebARTershop.net, but in brief, we are printmaking for the first week and a half, then plaster and concrete casting for the second week and a half. Info here: http://marielo...[more]

Celebrating International Women's Day - 08.03.14

February 14th 2014
  The 8th March 2014 is International Women’s Day. It is also the year that the Waltham Forest Women’s Network’s turns 10. So to celebrate these two occasions  the WFWN present to you the biggest women’s free event ever held in Waltham Forest. In partnership with the Council and community organisations which include Stow Roses, Waltham Forest Rising, Rooms of our Own and Significant Seams, this is a chance for all local women to come together and hav...[more]

Heals Modern Craft

February 5th 2014

THE LAUNCH Blackhorse Workshop

January 9th 2014
CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH   Blackhorse Workshop "We’ll be ceremoniously pulling back the workshop doors on Wednesday 22 January, 4–9pm, and we’d love you to come down,see the space and raise a toast. Throughout the evening there will be live music including the fantastic Leyton based Juma Steel Band.Food will be provided by our fabulous in-store bakers the Hornbeam Collective and making activities to awaken the inner craftsman.And of course there will be an opportunity...[more]

Knit and Natter restarts

January 9th 2014
Knit and Natter restarts every fourth Wednesday in The Bell (Forest Road E17) from 8pm (starts 22nd January)  All welcome, any projects, any level. Contact Jennie cheekyhandmades@gmail.com. You can use it as a regular knit group, or as E17 Designers may be there most months, a way to catch up as well!...[more]

Ukelele lessons!

January 9th 2014
If you are occasional player, if you got a ukulele for Christmas, if you have one gathering dust, or are an established player - I can help you improve.   I can teach one to one or groups,adults or children. I am CRB checked and currently work in a Tottenham Secondary School.   Please text or ring me for a chat about rates and suitable times. As well as out of office hours, I am free all day Thursdays.   Mark - 07876458135....[more]

Cultural Strategy Consultation online – Closing date 12 Jan January 9th 2014

January 9th 2014
This takes less than a minute:   Art for All – a strategy for Waltham Forest The Council is currently reviewing its approach to supporting arts and culture activity in the borough and how we can further develop the offer and encourage greater participation.   Extensive consultation with residents was undertaken to inform the Culture Strategy and we have therefore aimed our engagement for this strategy on more targeted consultation though a series of focus groups with...[more]

Drop in Art Club. At The Mill on Thursdays (3.30 - 5pm)

December 18th 2013
  Drop in Art Club. At The  Mill on Thursdays (3.30 - 5pm)   I set up from 3.00 and it takes about 30 minutes to clear up. So over all its 3 - 5.30 on Thursdays. It could be split -  someone might be happy to help with the clearing up , and others with helping with the kids ? It would be good to have a pool -  so people could help a couple of times a month ?   I need people who have the patience to be around children,  (mainly&nbs...[more]

Spotted Walthamstow

November 15th 2013
To support local shops, business and craft / designers in Walthamstow, they are planning on creating a Christmas gift ideas photo gallery on this Facebook page, to showcase some of the unique and handmade items available in E17. If you’d like to be included, please inbox them some photographs of your items and contact details / website link etc. Many thanks. Spotted Walthamstow https://www.facebook.com/SpottedWalthamstow...[more]

Bee17 Pop Up Christmas Shop 11-3

October 30th 2013
6 Beulah Road, Walthamstow Village, Bee17 Pop Up Christmas Shop 11-3 Sat 14th December We may have run out of jars of honey but we have lots of other beautifully packaged hand-made products that will make fantastic Christmas presents! On sale we'll have delicious honey chocolate truffles, honey-chilli jam and honey-ginger marmalade along with honey-salt body scrub, three types of honey soap (orange, lemon and oatmeal), beeswax candles and beeswax polish. BEE17 is a not-for-profit pro...[more]

Bee17 Pop Up Christmas Shop 11-3

October 30th 2013
6 Beulah Road, Walthamstow Village, Bee17 Pop Up Christmas Shop 11-3 Sat 14th December We may have run out of jars of honey but we have lots of other beautifully packaged hand-made products that will make fantastic Christmas presents! On sale we'll have delicious honey chocolate truffles, honey-chilli jam and honey-ginger marmalade along with honey-salt body scrub, three types of honey soap (orange, lemon and oatmeal), beeswax candles and beeswax polish. BEE17 is a not-for-profit pro...[more]

Abstract Yarn shop opening

October 25th 2013
ABSTRACT ADDITION There is a vibrant new addition to the conservation area of Walthamstow Village in East London. What in 1887 was a leather seller, today is the home of Abstract. Abstract, at 54 Beulah Road E17, is a purple chocolate box of amazing, colourful wool, silk and cotton for the knitting and crochet artists. The little shop, run by Alessandra Rigillo, is a cosy living room that is fast becoming a hub for creative minded people. Inspiration and support are on offer,...[more]

"joined up writing" anthology launch at The Mill

October 25th 2013
The Mill is pleased to announce the launch of “joined up writing” an anthology of poetry by children and adults, our contribution to the WoWF festival. You are warmly invited to this special event! Sat. Nov. 2nd  from 2pm - 4pm Readings by poets and distribution of free copies. Many thanks to Apex Arts for their generous support, and to artists Michelle Reader and Esther Neslen, whose works inspired the poets. http://www.themii-coppermill.org...[more]

Knitting Pattern show!

October 25th 2013
What is Knitting Pattern? Inspired by an old book of knitting instructions, Deborah Nash has written a new play that explores patterns – those we live, and those we knit. On a lonely mountain, Three Fates make, measure and cut yarn, click-clacking the shapes of other people’s lives – until their knitting is interrupted by the arrival of the enigmatic Purl. Project History & Creative Team Knitting Pattern is directed by Becka McFadden with movement direction b...[more]

Nicola Tree The Makers

October 11th 2013
At the William Morris Gallery in from October the 5th to November the 24th 2013. Nicola will be having an informal viewing of the work on October the 13th between 2 and 4pm. The Makers featured in this exhibition are Printmaker Anja Jane (E17 Designer), Glass blowers Louis Thompson and Hanne Enemark, Floral Artist Rebecca Law, Illustrator Malwina Chabocka, Guitar maker Joe Dobson, Violin Maker Matthew Wing, Weaver Carolyn Abbott (E17 Designer) and Ceramist Ian Mcintyre....[more]

Book Marks art exhibition at The Mill opens 10 October

October 4th 2013
You are invited to celebrate the Art and Meet the Artists Thursday 10th October - 6-9pm Music, Mill Punch and some nibbles....including Readable Edibles ! "Book Marks" E17 Art House’s stunning book themed exhibition moves to The Mill. Featuring over 25 artists, designers and photographers brought together through their love... and fear of books.   The Mill 7-11 Coppermill Lane, E17...[more]

Mitre Studios

September 20th 2013
The friendliest artist studios in Walthamstow:   There will be an open studio at the Mitre Studios and Paekakariki Press at 4 Mitre Avenue off Greenleaf Road on Sunday 22nd September 2013 from 12 till 6pm. Meet artists Alke Schmidt, Della Rees, Esther Neslen and more and explore traditional letterpress printing. For more information visit the website....[more]

Chapel End Arts and Crafts

September 13th 2013
 Go visit their Autumn fair on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of September. Saturday 12-9 pm with music, refreshments and dance, Sunday 11am-4pm....[more]

Autumn Poster

September 8th 2013

Book Marks art exhibition at E17 Art House 12 Sept – 5 Oct 2013

September 6th 2013
Book Marks art exhibition at E17 Art House 12 Sept – 5 Oct 2013 Over 20 artists, designers, photographers and sculptors exhibit book-themed pieces for the big autumn art show at E17 Art House Gallery. Plus a showcase of books written, designed or illustrated by local creatives.   http://www.e17arthouse.com/upcoming-show-book-marks-art-exhibition  ...[more]

Wood Street Indoor Market-art event

September 6th 2013
It.s not WoodStock.....It's WoodST.ART!  9 Days of Art, and Organic Community Creativity Sat.7th Sept. - 15th. @The peoples' TATE MODERN: Wood St.Indoor Market E17 3HX. Opening Event This Sat.7th Sept. 12-5pm (Market open from 10am)...[more]

Waiting-sculpture at The Mill

September 6th 2013
Celebrate artist Esther Neslen's 6  'Waiting' figures and hear some E17 poetry and song Nibbles and Mill punch Thursday 12th 6 - 9pm The Mill, 7 - 11 Coppermill Lane, E17 020 8521 3211, mo@themill-coppermill.org Tues - Thurs 10 - 7pm Fri, Sat 10 - 6pm Sunday 11 - 2pm...[more]

Little Mashers Popportunity

August 9th 2013
Little Mashers "Popportunity": Have taken over 39 Orford Road, E17: The space is split into two with Little Mashers taking over the back space. At the front of the studio is a largish retail space and we have decided to open up a pop up space inviting people with ideas to come and rent out the space short term. We are so excited to see peoples different ideas. If you have an idea for the space, be it a gallery, pop shop, cafe, workshop, please contact us we are open to any ideas....[more]

Studios for let, E17

August 9th 2013
TO LET: studios for  artists, designers, makers..in the Walthamstow Village. 2 large rooms and 4 small rooms. The rent  is about £70 for the bigger rooms and about £40 per the smaller one (per week) for a total of £300 for the whole upstair floor + bills. No heating. The owner would like to deal with only one person that take the responsibility for everybody. 3 months contract up to January 2015. Contact Alessandra 07971 255 705....[more]

Waltham Forest Arts Club

August 9th 2013
15th August to 7 September: The State of the Arts in Waltham Forest Waltham Forest Arts Club Summer Exhibition Group show by  a selection of artists represented by Waltham Forest Arts Club Meet the Artists Open evening Thursday 15th August 6-9pm   The Mill 7-11 Coppermill Lane Walthamstow London E17 7HA Tues - Thurs 10 - 7pm Fri, Sat 10- 6pm Sun 11 - 2pm FREE http://themill-coppermill.org/2013/08/06/waltham-forest-arts-club-summer-...[more]

“Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is! "

July 26th 2013
“Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is! At  The Warrant Officer Pub, 318 Higham Hill Road, Walthamstow, London E17 5RG. On Saturday 24th August (Bank holiday Weekend).  It’s the night Old Skool  Funk and Soul , 70’s and 80’s music. £5 from 8pm – 12am    ...[more]

Wildlife Recycled

July 17th 2013
July 18th - August 9th Exhibition "Wildlife REworked" The Mill, 7 - 11 Coppermill Lane E17 7HA The Urban Beasties and other creatures made from recycled materials with sculptor Michelle Reader and local families come to The Mill Tues - Thurs 10 - 7pm Fri, Sat 1- 6pm Sun 11 - 2pm...[more]

Wildlife REcycled- poets needed!

July 12th 2013
  WANTED Junior poets, and grown up ones too, for a poetry session at The Mill: Sat 20th July 2 - 4pm We need to find voices for 15  recycled creatures made by local families with artist Michelle Reader. Squirrels, spiders, a fox, hedgehog,swan, butterfly, magpie and more NEED YOU ! donation of £2 welcome - poems will be considered for Mill anthology due later this year. for more info-  mo@themill-coppermill.org  ...[more]

Linda Green

July 12th 2013
There is a "Festival' at The View which is next to the Queen Elizabeth  Hunting Lodge,this coming Sunday afternoon.  Linda has a painting in it: Epping Forest Sunday 14 July 2013 2pm-5pm 2pm-5pm Venue: Epping Forest Epping Forest is London’s largest open space and is owned and managed by  the City of London. Join us to celebrate the one year anniversary of the  Forest’s new visitor centre The View and a brand-new venue for the  Festival,...[more]

Softer -textile exhibition

July 1st 2013
SOFTER  a celebration of eclectic textile art and artists, knitted stained glass, crochet cactus, Pop Art Soup, beautiful pieces in felt and colourful collage! July 4th - 11 August normal Mill opening times, with a Meet the Artists on the 4th July, 6 -9pm  Nibbles , Mill punch and designer Anna Skodbo playing the harp. The Mill 7 - 11 Coppermill Lane, E17 7HA http://themill-coppermill.org FREE...[more]

Street 17 -fantastic opportuinty to have a bit of fun this summer!

June 14th 2013
Summer-taking part in Street 17: Get involved this Summer- we are helping Street 17 as part of their day of public art, music and “happenings” by co-ordinating  a "yarn/craft" intervention! It will be a great day in a top spot at the Market, so a really exciting day -take part and come along and enjoy it with friends and family! Want to make a small piece ready to hang (see photos) in yarn/fabric/paper etc etc ; this will be collated by E17 Designers and de...[more]

'Mashed Potato' Exhibition at Inky Cuttlefish Studios

May 24th 2013
'Mashed Potato' Exhibition at Inky Cuttlefish Studios, celebrating food, drink and taste as a medium, subject matter and inspiration. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to find out more about artists taking part. Our opening party will be on Saturday 1 June 5-11pm. The exhibition continues every weekend through June (2-30 June 11am-5pm). We are also very excited to have artwork from Monoux College students created during workshops at Inky Cuttlefish. You can pick up a festival g...[more]

Urban Islamic Art Exhibition 2013 - 'The Faces of Islam within Waltham Forest'

May 24th 2013
Urban Islamic Art Exhibition 2013 - 'The Faces of Islam within Waltham Forest': Organized by our own Sba Sheikh: Open to all to exhibit: https://www.facebook.com/events/159554287541549/...[more]

Tasty - Illustration With a Local Flavour, at E17 Art House Gallery

May 24th 2013
VIBRANT FRUITS , Haikus by Seretta Durack ( Bo / Seretta) Illustrated by Kirsten Schmidt Please come to the first public event of my writing ..VIBRANT FRUITS , Haikus illustrated by Kirsten Schmidt..got to be brave ... You are invited to the Private View of TASTY - Illustration with a Local Flavour, Thursday 6th June, 6.30-9.00pm at E17 Art House Picture Framers and Gallery. 6-10 Church Hill E17 3RY Mingle with cognoscenti, nibble on delectable cuisine from La Ruana Co...[more]

Anja Jane

May 20th 2013
  Prints & Patterns 6 June - 28 July PV Thursday 6 June, 6.30-9.30pm Penny Fielding Gallery and Interiors...[more]

E17 Designers Spring Market-Press features

May 9th 2013
Press features this week: http://www.e17designers.co.uk/index.php?page=29&name=Press...[more]

'Spectrum Exhibition & Installation’

May 9th 2013
Members of the public are invited to bring along unwanted items to be placed in colour-order to create a three-dimensional spectrum installation.  Each object should be of one colour only and can include discarded items and ’found objects’ such as broken toys and products, plastic pieces, bottles, pots, packaging, clothing, shoes etc., anything that is non-valuable. Items should be donated during the open hours of the exhibition (10am-4pm), and so the installation will gro...[more]

New Life Charity Shop

May 9th 2013
New Life Charity Shop at 135 Wood Street, is an incredible place of hidden treasures. A bespoke window display unit, designed and built by public works aims to highlight these treasures within old picture frames found in the shop. The display unit accommodated a workbench for a short period, to enable the design team to work in the shop window upcycling clothing and shoes. The upcycled clothing collection – ‘A New Life’ will be unveiled, alongside the students&rsqu...[more]

E17 Kitchen

April 29th 2013

May Day Fair from Friends of Lloyds Park

April 29th 2013
This is worth it just for Donna Marias's Maypole Extravaganza! And you might meet a couple of E17 Designers too!...[more]

E17 Art House opening

April 24th 2013
Exhibition Reception invite; E17 Art House New Prints and Sculpture by Kirsten Schmidt and Esther Neslen Reception: Thursday 25th April 6.00pm-9.00pm   Dear art lover, Join us on Thursday 25th April, 6-9pm at E17 Art House Picture Framers and Gallery      to celebrate the launch of the Church Hill mural....[more]

E17 Art Trail Summer Show

April 17th 2013
From the E17 Art Trail: We are delighted to announce the first E17 Art Trail Summer Show in collaboration with Penny Fielding Gallery and Interiors. Penny Fielding has proposed a fantastic fundraising event for the E17 Art Trail and in a salon style exhibition will fill her gallery with art this summer. There will be an artist reception in the fig tree garden to celebrate and an exhibition catalogue. We hope to raise enough to fund a freelance projects assistant post to support our work...[more]

E17 Films

April 17th 2013
Calling all film-makers! Send your clips of Walthamstow landmarks, local characters, venues or animation of the words “Walthamstow”, “International”, “Film”, “Festival” & “2011”, for its Call for Entries film. We need your imagination for our film and we will use your work in our call for entries film. Send all clips to e17films@gmail.com. Go tohttp://www.facebook.com/l/RAQGiBvm1AQG1ZaU9VQ0AytJbMLDoGDN4HaIS9D5JhfSXIw/ww...[more]

Softer -textile exhibition

March 18th 2013
Submissions please: May 1st - June 8th Walthamstow Marshes A group show of all kinds of Art, featuring the marshes The usual format 1 artist - 1 piece of work £10 or £5 for unwaged. include a 20% commission for the Mill in your price if its for sale. I'm hoping for some outdoor Marsh type activities - Bat walks etc. Can anyone suggest who I should contact? June 11th - July 14th SOFTER a group show of Textile Art last year we did up to 3 pieces...[more]

You are invited to take part in a research study

March 13th 2013
You are invited to take part in a research study Are you an artist? Do you write poetry or literature? Are painting and drawing things you enjoy? Have you ever published any of your work? Are you creative? USE YOUR IMAGINATION … and be entered into a PRIZE-DRAW for £150 Amazon vouchers As part of my PhD research I am investigating the relationships between mental imagery abilities, thinking styles, and the techniques individuals use when engaging in creative end...[more]

Wool House

March 8th 2013
In the world’s largest showcase of wool, the recently renovated West Wing of Somerset House will be transformed into a home made primarily from wool.  Seven individual rooms, from the bedroom to the study, created by leading designers, such as Kit Kemp and Donna Wilson, will be exhibited to show how the design community uses wool extensively in their work.  Three additional rooms will be dedicated to fashion displays, celebrating the importance of the fibre in today’s fa...[more]

Walthamstow Womens Event

February 20th 2013
     Saturday 9th March, 2.00 - 6.00 pm Women from Walthamstow  in celebration of International Women's Day.   The event will be held at the Greenleaf Baptist Church. The afternoon will include: An opportunity for women to network together. There is plenty of room for women who want to come and talk to women about what they do. The focus will be on women doing something interesting in Walthamstow, for example campaigning, art...[more]

Creative Blog Surgeries for the New Year, from Penny and Cris (E17 Art Trail/Artillery

January 10th 2013
  Special offers from Cris and Penny  of Artillery/E17 Art Trail   ""Have you resolved to make more artwork this year? Have you resolved to commit time to the marketing and publicity of your creative enterprise?"" In a pair of exclusive sessions, they will give you all the knowledge you need to set up, maintain and develop your creative blog website. Blog Taming: Tuesday 29th January Get control of your blog - the technical low down...[more]

Christmas sale-

December 13th 2012

Festive event from Friends of Lloyds Park

December 13th 2012
Celebrate the festive season with the Friends of Lloyd Park annual Sing-Along Sunday 16 December, 2-4pm Behind the William Morris Gallery Enjoy live music (including E17’s Natural Voices Choir), plus mince pies, mulled wine and roasted chestnuts. More info: www.friendsoflloydpark.org.uk/   https://www.facebook.com/FOLPE17A  ...[more]

An exhibition of photographs by Mark Sowden

December 13th 2012
Where:    Blackduke & Cashman ( formerly Beyca Retro)                83 Grove Road E17 9BU   When:     11.00 - 5.30   Thursday - Friday                  11.00 - 6.00   Saturday – Sunday               ...[more]

"The Red Room" pop-up Wood St.Market-social-art experience.

December 5th 2012
"The Red Room" pop-up Wood St.Market-social-art experience. Sunday 9th Dec 12-5pm @Rose & Crown Theatre Pub + After P.art.y Expect anything and Everything. But mostly they hope it's a work of simple beauty as an expression of Creativity, Community, and Consciousness from the Markets, and the people of E17. Open to all  ...[more]

Winter Food Festival

December 5th 2012
Dear vintage and food lovers and friends, You are very welcome to join us at the following two dates for local vintage, heritage and food-inspired gift shopping.  Both events celebrate local making, baking and shaking: Walthamstow brimming with ideas! Penny Fieldings, Orford Road, Vintage and food inspired dates this week, Wed 05.12 and Sun 09.12 Happy holidays and a prosperous 2013, x Auntie Maureen www.auntiemaureen.info...[more]

Radio Shoreditch

November 29th 2012
We are on the radio TODAY --try this east end station, from 3pm today - you can listen online www.shoreditchradio.co.uk and then click on the listen live button on the right. Or if you miss it the show will be up on the shoreditch radio page as a podcast, http://shoreditchradio.co.uk/show/ditch/...[more]

William Morris Gallery

November 28th 2012
Festive Fun at the William Morris Gallery Thursday 29 November 6pm – 8pm Children under 16 free, adults £3 (no need to book)   Celebrate the start of the Christmas season at the William Morris Gallery for an evening of festive music and activities with family and friends. Listen to the London Forest Choir sing their favourite carols, enjoy our festive BBQ or try a Christmas craft at one of the activity areas; decorate your own Christmas cookie, make a stained-glass effect la...[more]

Cakes in the Kitchen on Friday 30th and Sat 1st!

November 28th 2012
Courgette cake with lime curd, butterscotch cake Hazelnut Baileys cheesecake, banana cake with sultanas soaked in toffee vodka, mincemeat cupcakes with Cointreau butter icing, New York sour cream crumb cake, chocolate and almond cake with figs steeped in Amaretto, coconut cake with fresh lime and white rum and chocolate cherry Kirsch cupcakes. Less boozy options include spiced blackberry flapjacks,and Victoria sponge with cranberry curd and fresh cream. Gluten free option will be individual c...[more]

New exhibition at the Mill

November 28th 2012
A new exhibition at The Mill; Walthamstow in perspective The architectural background to life in E17, from elegant Victorian shopfronts to light industry. Local resident Duncan Holmes started with a photograph of a council block highlighted by the morning sunshine, with dark shadows thrown across them by the newly-pollarded lime trees in Blackhorse Lane. He went on to spend six months looking for interesting buildings, capturing them in photographs that were first shown on the E17 Art Tra...[more]

London Pop ups and Waltham Forest Guardian Page 50-Freetime!

November 22nd 2012
We are listed here in both these places this week! London Pop ups and Waltham Forest Guardian Page 50-Freetime!  ...[more]

Phannatiq Sample Sale-secret location announced!

November 2nd 2012
An invite to  PHANNATIQ event:TOMORROW We are having a ****SUPER SAMPLE SALE***** and film screening----secret location announced- Walthamstow Wine, 56-60 Grove Road E17 9BN-look out for the garage forecourt. From 19:00-22:00 Saturday 3rd November Take your mind off the fact that winter is coming with a visit to Walthamstow and some pre-Christmas shopping! Browse through rails of friend and family priced samples while drinking mulled wine! AND... for those who didn&...[more]

Flash shop at the Farmers Market

October 26th 2012
Flash shop at the Farmers Market: There are lots of opportunities to buy from the usual brilliant selection of makers all based in or around the local E17 area-all your seasonal shopping in one place, in plenty of time for Christmas. Go to our dates page for details of our two Christmas fairs, or come early to find us here:   Sunday November 25th 10am –2pm Flash stall at London Farmers Market Town Square ,Selbourne Walk Shopping Centre, High Street, Walthams...[more]

Fellowship Afternoon, Sunday 21 October, 12-5, William Morris Gallery

October 18th 2012
  Are you an artist, designer or craftsman? Would you like to get involved in the vibrant artistic community in  Waltham Forest? Are you just starting out and would like to make new friends and contacts? Are you a more established artist looking for ways to develop your practice? Do you want to find out about local opportunities to exhibit and sell your work?   Join us at Fellowship Afternoon, Sunday 21 October, featuring The Society of Designer Craftsmen; Willi...[more]

Christmas Markets for your diary

October 6th 2012
Friday Night 7-10 pm 30th November- The first of two seasonal events to bring you a selection of designers work for sale....second on Saturday afternoon...different designers each day, with music from a funky DJ and a free drink..pay £2 on Friday and keep your ticket to get in for half price on Saturday1st December 2-6pm.... £2 entry brings a second seasonal market with all your favourite designers bringing you one of a kind gifts, alongside music from our favourite folky fiddler Andy Green...[more]

Cakes in the Kitchen on SUnday 9th

September 6th 2012
  Cakes appearing will be Gooseberry and Almond Courgette and Lime Curd (that's mine) Cinnamon with Blackberries and Cream Pear and Blackberry Upside Down Cake...[more]

Children’s Printmaking workshop

July 20th 2012
Printmaking workshop with E17 Designer and Artist Kirsten Schmidt for children aged 5-12 years old When: Tuesday 24th of July Time: 13.00-14.30 Suggested donation for The Mill £3 At the Mill, Coppermill Lane, E17...[more]

Ye Old Rose and Crown knitted chains for christmas.

July 18th 2012
Stuck for a project? why not knit (or crochet) some strips they can stitch into chains to decorate Ye Old Rose and Crown at Christmas-use size 7-8 needles (5mm crochet hook) and knit/crochet approximately 8" (20cm) long strips by approximately 12 stitches wide (use any colour yarn, double knit thickness -or adapt needle size and stitch width if thicker yarn....) You can take to the Pub nearer the time! If you are doing lots of different colours you can save them time by knitting the c...[more]

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