Waltham Forest College will be holding the family-themed event in Forest Road on Saturday

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: College to host six hours of pre-match celebrations ahead of England's first game College to host six hours of pre-match celebrations ahead of England's first game

Waltham Forest's largest college is to host a day of activities ahead of England's first World Cup match.

Waltham Forest College in Forest Road, Walthamstow, has organised a day of activities to coincide with match against Italy on Saturday. 

There will be live music and stalls serving food from different cultures.

The family-themed event from midday to 6pm will include games such as 'beat the goalkeeper' in association with Tottenham Hotspur FC and 'build your own railway'.

England's opening match kicks off at 11pm. 

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4:55pm Tue 10 Jun 14

Villagecranberry says...

Usual consideration for their neighbours, rubber stamped and the first we hear of it is after it is passed.


Any old excuse for a booze up and ridiculously high eardrum deafening noise, described as 'music'.
Usual consideration for their neighbours, rubber stamped and the first we hear of it is after it is passed. Any old excuse for a booze up and ridiculously high eardrum deafening noise, described as 'music'. Villagecranberry
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5:41pm Tue 10 Jun 14

jonny mash says...

'beat the goalkeeper' in association with Tottenham Hotspur FC - I thought Gomes had left?
'beat the goalkeeper' in association with Tottenham Hotspur FC - I thought Gomes had left? jonny mash
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10:28pm Tue 10 Jun 14

ViewpointE4 says...

Nice idea but celebrations usually take place post match not "pre-match", depending on the outcome.

I hope that the college are not using their own funds on the event, bearing in mind their audit committee reported a deficit of over £2m earlier this year.
Nice idea but celebrations usually take place post match not "pre-match", depending on the outcome. I hope that the college are not using their own funds on the event, bearing in mind their audit committee reported a deficit of over £2m earlier this year. ViewpointE4
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