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Treasure or trash? The Antiques Roadshow is on the hunt to find out what Walthamstow has to offer

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:39pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

For the past 37 years, the Antiques Roadshow has captivated viewers. Its appeal has little to do with antiques, rather, it’s about the people featured, and how one man’s rubbish can become another man’s riches.

Certainly not vanilla: blue cheese ice cream to feature at Jacob's pop-up savoury parlour

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Blue cheese and ale aren’t the first flavours that spring to mind when you think of ice cream, but these are just two of the tastes available at the UK’s first savoury ice cream parlour.

Coppermill Poets

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:50pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Join other poets and study poetry techniques and themes from classical and contemporary poetry at this creative workshop.

Sahaja Yoga

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:50pm Sunday 17th August 2014

This registered UK charity offers free meditation classes with the aim of helping you to achieve a deep state of peace and spiritual awareness in your life.

Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:50pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Learn the art of yoga and meditation at this class.

E17 Junior Guitar Club

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:50pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Lots of guitar playing for children aged seven and over, of all abilities, at this club.

Crochet Class

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:50am Saturday 16th August 2014

Try your hand at crocheting.

Life Drawing

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Try your hand at life drawing with this class.

Pilates class

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:39pm Friday 15th August 2014

With classes ranging from beginner to intermediate and advance.

What's on at your local cinema this week? (From Friday, August 15)

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:40pm Friday 15th August 2014

What's on at your local cinema this week? (From Friday, August 15)

Could this pensioner be the Dancing Queen of Got to Dance?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:54am Thursday 14th August 2014

A pensioner from Woodford Green will be thrust into the limelight on Saturday, as she takes part in television programme Got to Dance.

Top 5 events at Street17 arts festival

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Your guide to some of the best things to do in the area this weekend.

9:43am Thursday 14th August 2014

Walthamstow’s one-day street arts festival returns.

Gunmetal Blues set to have European premiere in Essex

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:35am Thursday 14th August 2014

The Queen’s Theatre is set to launch its new autumn season with a European premiere of Gunmetal Blues, a sharp comedy-musical murder mystery, never before seen outside the US and Canada.

Happy Birthday Hitchcock! Five facts about the Leytonstone auteur

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Today (Wednesday) would be movie director Alfred Hitchcock’s 115 birthday. In honour of the late, great man, we found a selection of facts you may or may not know about the Leytonstone -born auteur.

Creeping, Crawling, Slithering, Sliding returns

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:24pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Meet giant African land snails, corn snakes, stick insects and more at this popular wildlife session.

Rigoletto to come to be broadcast in Walthamstow

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:10pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

There’s already been a screening of La Traviata and La Boheme, but that doesn’t mean you’ve missed out completely...there's still a further screening from the Royal Opera House you can catch.

Fubar to provide rock hits

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:10pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Relive all your favourite rock hits with tribute band Fubar.

Wine tasting event

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:10pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Sample the finest wines from across Europe in a friendly and fun evening.

Acoustic Night

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:10pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Ease into the weekend with a series of quality acoustic sets from a number of different artists.

Vestry House Tea Party

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

6:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Join artist and tea hostess Sadia Ur-Rehman for a traditional English tea party with fun parlour games. Make and decorate your own tea caddy.

The Great Rat Hunt

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:50pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Find all the rats staff have hidden around the museum, answer the questions nearby, then enter a prize draw to win...a prize!

J C Quartet

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:59pm Friday 8th August 2014

Foot-tapping funk, blues, soul, jazz, reggae and more.

Slam to play The Dukes Head

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:57pm Friday 8th August 2014

Classic rock band playing originals, covers and more.

Best of the Music Fest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

A second season of diverse live music from the likes of Bob Gilbert, Playing Rapunzel, Blue Roses, Gabriel Edwards and River Bird.

17Blues Club

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:48pm Friday 8th August 2014

Blues singer and songwriter Sean Taylor takes to the stage, with DJ Lanky Mick playing the hits.

Frank Brangwyn Tour

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

Join one of the museum’s curators for a tour uncovering the life and work of artist Frank Brangwyn.

A World War I Collective

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

A collection of WWI facts and imagery will be on display at this exhibition.

Leytonstone in World War I

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:35pm Friday 8th August 2014

Researched and curated by the Leyton and Leytonstone Historical Society, this exhibition explores how local people coped during the war years and identifies many of the changes brought about by the conflict.

Let the kids have fun while you shop

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:09am Friday 8th August 2014

Let the kids have fun while you shop at intu Watford over the summer holidays

What's on at your local cinema this week?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:16pm Thursday 7th August 2014

What's on at your local cinema this week? (From Thursday, August 7).

The top three acts to see at the Chingford Big Weekender

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:16pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Sister Sledge are headlining Chingford Big Weekender, so it's a given that they are the main draw. But who else should you check out on the bill?

Young People’s Creative Project

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:57am Thursday 7th August 2014

If you’re aged between 16 and 22 and have a keen interest in art, this is for you.

Sister Sledge: Who's the greatest dancer? We'll find them in Chingford!

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:48am Thursday 7th August 2014

As one of the world’s most successful female groups in the ‘80s and ‘90s, Sister Sledge’s hits include We are Family, Lost in Music and Thinking of You. This Saturday, the disco pioneers will headline the Chingford Big Weekender. Ahead of their show, Amie Mulderrig talks to Debbie Sledge about religion, working with family, the craziness of Studio 54 and just who is the greatest dancer.

Nature in Your Park

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:29pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Come along and discover nature in Ridgeway Park.

The Apple Tree comes to the stage

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:27pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Comprising of three musical miniatures: The Diary of Adam and Eve, The Lady or the Tiger? and Passionella.

Pop-up Picture House Presents: Muppets Most Wanted (U)

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:26pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

While on a grand world tour, the Muppets find themselves caught up in a jewel heist caper around Europe headed by a Kermit the Frog lookalike and his dastardly sidekick.

Star Wars proves inspirational for new exhibition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:24pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Star Wars has been the inspiration for an exhibition in Leytonstone.

Family fun day

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:52am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Gomer Faith Ministries is hosting a family fun day and barbecue.

Live music aplenty at Best of the Music Fest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:50am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A second season of diverse live music from the likes of Bob Gilbert, Playing Rapunzel, Blue Roses, Gabriel Edwards and River Bird. Remember to bring a picnic blanket.

Harrow remembers the soldiers of the Great War

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Libray photo dated 25/9/16 showing British Troops going over the top to support an attack by XIV Corps on Morval during the Battle of the Somme in the 1914-1918 First World War.

9:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014

A series of events will held across the borough to mark the centenary of the First World War and remember the soldiers who fell during the conflict.

Top 5: August 1, 2014

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:20pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

Our pick of the best shows in and around Harrow this week.

Artist goes it alone with first solo exhibition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:20am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Colour, movement and the interaction caused by these two elements in a constantly changing environment are explored in a new exhibition, What Do You See?, at Harrow Arts Centre.

Get ready for Holi One!

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:51pm Friday 1st August 2014

Wembley Park is set to be awash with bright, vibrant colours on Saturday as the Holi One festival takes place.

Pop-up Picture House presents: Mr Peabody and Sherman (U)

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

6:20pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

Using their most ingenious invention, Mr Peabody and Sherman hurtle back in time on an adventure through history, but can they save the future?

The Big Butterfly Count

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:20pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

Take part in the drop-in Big Butterfly Count at Lloyd Park.

Wednesday Wonders: The Romans

1:20pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

This summer Chelmsford Museum is celebrating Chelmsford’s past with a series of history-themed workshops to complement its City Centred local history exhibition.

Sandford Mill Open Sundays – Science and Nature

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:10am Saturday 2nd August 2014

This special holiday workshop for families will involve getting up close and handling some examples of British wildlife with Zoo 4 You.

Barrows Road Car Boot Sale

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:10pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

See what bargains you can pick up at this car boot sale.

Pick Cottage Car Boot Sale in Chingford

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:10am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Lots of goodies to be had at this popular car boot sale.

Giant Boot Sale

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

See what bargains you can pick up.

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