Launch of Wanstead Bookclub

Virtual Event Virtual Event

We're delighted to launch the Wanstead Bookclub as the first event of this year's Fringe. All book lovers are welcome to join this online event which will have some special guests and which will mark the launch of a brand new website to be the focus of the book club. It's yet another landmark in … Continue reading Launch of Wanstead Bookclub

Free

Tamsin Omond

Wanstead Tap 352 Winchelsea Road, Wanstead, London

Eco-activist Tamsin Omond celebrates their new book, Do Earth, discussing what humankind’s strategies should be to deal with the climate crisis. Organised by the Wanstead Tap and Newham Bookshop. You can buy tickets for this event through Eventbrite here.

Wanstead Bookshop presents: Joseph Elliott

Wanstead Library 18 Spratt Hall Road, Wanstead, England

Wanstead actor and children's author Joseph Elliott has been familiar to CBBC viewers for years, thanks to various roles, most notably on Swashbuckle. As a writer, his Shadow Skye trilogy, the second part of which was published this year, won fans for his stylish storytelling. In this free event at Wanstead Library, he will be … Continue reading Wanstead Bookshop presents: Joseph Elliott

Free

A Very British Kind of Horror: Talk by Ben Walsh

The Larder 39 High Street, Wanstead, London

Local author and film critic Ben Walsh believes British horror films offer something special – and it’s something closer to home than you might expect.  The talk is a personal look at British folk horror, which will explore the role of children's TV in the genre, as well as the importance of a rural setting … Continue reading A Very British Kind of Horror: Talk by Ben Walsh

£5.00

Spoken Word Night

City Place Coffee 5 Clock House Parade, Wanstead, London

Join local poets Victoria Richards and Liz Fenton and other local spoken word artists for an evening full of opportunity to hear and to speak.

£7.00

Wanstead Bookshop presents: In Search of Wanstead House

Wanstead Library Churchill Room Spratt Hall Road, Wanstead, London

Hannah Armstrong is a historian and author of the upcoming publication Wanstead House East London’s Lost Palace. Her book is the first fully illustrated monograph about the meteoric rise and tragic decline of the Child dynasty and their magnificent, classical palace, Wanstead House, which was demolished in 1824. Hannah Armstrong has spent the past seven … Continue reading Wanstead Bookshop presents: In Search of Wanstead House

£10.00 – £15.00