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An evening with Errollyn Wallen

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:20pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Music, poetry and reflection, courtesy of leading British musician and composer Errollyn Wallen.

The Bevvy of Blues Jam

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:50am Sunday 21st September 2014

The Warrant Officer's monthly blues session returns.

Trolleybuses in East London

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:40am Sunday 21st September 2014

Historian John Clarke presents this talk on the trolleybuses.

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Chelmsford

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

If you could travel back in time to a point in Chelmsford’s past, when would you choose?

Michael Morpurgo's Private Peaceful comes to the stage

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:30pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Commemorating the 100th year anniversary of World War One, the show relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn.

A Night of Queen with the Bohemians

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:30pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Remember the long hair, the big winged shirts, even the harlequin leotards of ’77?

Sunday Jazz

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:20pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Sunday Jazz with Pete Corrigan and the Band of Hope.

The Ted Army

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:10pm Friday 19th September 2014

Rockabilly band playing rockin’ hits of the 1970s.

Fun and games at interactive event Story Play

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:10pm Friday 19th September 2014

A fun and interactive storytelling workshop, packed full of fun and games, based on The Tiger that Came to Tea.

Open House: Queen’s Theatre Open Day

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:10pm Friday 19th September 2014

Ever wondered what goes on backstage at the Queen’s Theatre?

Bell ringing and spectacular views courtesy of Open Church

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

Visit the area’s oldest building and discover what it has to offer.

Open House London

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

View the former home of Essex County Cricket Club at Open House London.

Open House London

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

6:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Celebrating the capital’s architecture including Waltham Forest’s contributions.

Get ready for St James Big Local Jumble Trail

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:01pm Friday 19th September 2014

Residents are setting up stalls in their front gardens to sell their food, crafts and forgotten treasures.

Damon Albarn's Everyday Robots up for Mercury Music Award

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:45pm Friday 19th September 2014

Leytonstone’s very own musical maestro Damon Albarn could prove victorious at this year’s Mercury awards.

What's on at your local cinema this week?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

What's on at your local cinema this week? (From Thursday, September 18)

Russell Kane talks about embarrassing moments on the Tube

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

People brushing up against you, the foul smell of under-deodorised, smelly armpits and inane chatter on mobile phones – where else could you find these social mishaps than on the Tube.

Plenty to laugh about at YeOldE17 Comedy Club

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:45pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Bringing some of the brightest new acts to the stand-up circuit.

Man’s best friend takes centre stage at talk

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:43pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Animal behaviourist Charlotte Keane looks at man’s best friend and what we ask of him.

Artists and writers engage in conversation for Distractions

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:42pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Two artists and two writers engage in conversation about the nature of distractions. How can we define distraction? There are so many meanings. It is a term loaded with associations: complex, confusing, contradictory.

Fair at Victory Park

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:34am Thursday 18th September 2014

To celebrate the changing of the seasons, East Village is hosting an Autumn Fair, transforming Victoria Park into an urban fairytale, resplendent with bunting, maypole ribbons and trees draped in fabric.

Mellow music from Los Otros

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Enjoy mellow music and a quiet conversation or get up and dance with the jazz sounds of Los Otros.

Music in the Village courtesy of tenor Tom Randle

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

World famous tenor Tom Randle joins forces with the Walthamstow Collective

Highams Park Live

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:14am Wednesday 17th September 2014

An evening of live music, poetry and literature, thanks to area’s local creatives.

Mercury Prize folk artist Sam Lee discusses his new project A Time and Place which commemorates World War I

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:08am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Mercury Prize folk artist Sam Lee discusses his new project A Time and Place, an evening of music inspired by the folk song, stories and poetry of the First World War, which he will present with fellow musicians Rachel and Becky Unthank at The Barbican to park the centenary of World War I.

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.

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