Tours of the crypt

Wanstead St. Mary's 1 Langley Drive, Wanstead, London

The crypt at St Mary's church in Overton Drive is a fascinating slice of Wanstead past. This is your chance to go on an evening tour to see the tombs where some of Wanstead's great and good ended up. The tours will last 30-45 minutes, and are limited to six per tour, to avoid getting … Continue reading Tours of the crypt

£10.00
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A Picture Paints a Thousand Words I

Eightyfour gallery 84 Nightingale Lane, Wanstead, London

An evening with award-winning photographers Geoff Wilkinson and Stefan Rousseau, the Press Association's chief political photographer, both of whom are Wanstead residents. The pair will show photographs that accompanied newspaper headlines and iconic magazines features and tell the stories behind them. An entertaining evening not to be missed - come along and hear them talk, … Continue reading A Picture Paints a Thousand Words I

£15.00

Wanstead Bookshop presents: Ian Dunt

Wanstead and Snaresbrook Cricket Club 1, Overton Drive, Wanstead, London

Across the world, liberal values are under attack. In his book How To Be A Liberal, political journalist and commentator Ian Dunt gives a rallying cry for those who still believe in freedom and reason. Dunt is a journalist and political commentator, editor of Politics.co.uk and a frequent guest on BBC News and Sky. He … Continue reading Wanstead Bookshop presents: Ian Dunt

£10.00 – £15.00

Tours of the crypt

Wanstead St. Mary's 1 Langley Drive, Wanstead, London

The crypt at St Mary's church in Overton Drive is a fascinating slice of Wanstead past. This is your chance to go on an evening tour to see the tombs where some of Wanstead's great and good ended up. The tours will last 30-45 minutes, and are limited to six per tour, to avoid getting … Continue reading Tours of the crypt

£10.00

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words II

Eightyfour gallery 84 Nightingale Lane, Wanstead, London

A second chance to enjoy an evening with award-winning photographers Geoff Wilkinson and Stefan Rousseau, the Press Association's chief political photographer, both of whom are Wanstead residents. The pair will show photographs that accompanied newspaper headlines and iconic magazines features and tell the stories behind them. An entertaining evening not to be missed - come … Continue reading A Picture Paints a Thousand Words II

£15.00

Tours of the crypt

Wanstead St. Mary's 1 Langley Drive, Wanstead, London

The crypt at St Mary's church in Overton Drive is a fascinating slice of Wanstead past. This is your chance to go on an evening tour to see the tombs where some of Wanstead's great and good ended up. The tours will last 30-45 minutes, and are limited to six per tour, to avoid getting … Continue reading Tours of the crypt

£10.00

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

Tours of the crypt

Wanstead St. Mary's 1 Langley Drive, Wanstead, London

The crypt at St Mary's church in Overton Drive is a fascinating slice of Wanstead past. This is your chance to go on an evening tour to see the tombs where some of Wanstead's great and good ended up. The tours will last 30-45 minutes, and are limited to six per tour, to avoid getting … Continue reading Tours of the crypt

£10.00

Wanstead through the Ages: Pubs, Protest and Pioneers

War Memorial, Wanstead High Street Wanstead High Street, Wanstead, England

Explore Wanstead’s rich history in a walk past its buildings, open spaces, churches and pubs.  Hear the stories of the people who shaped it, and the villains and heroes that have characterised East London’s most fascinating urban village. These tours will be led by highly experienced tour guide Chris O'Donnell who delighted audiences during lockdown … Continue reading Wanstead through the Ages: Pubs, Protest and Pioneers

£10.00

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

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

Tours of the crypt

Wanstead St. Mary's 1 Langley Drive, Wanstead, London

The crypt at St Mary's church in Overton Drive is a fascinating slice of Wanstead past. This is your chance to go on an evening tour to see the tombs where some of Wanstead's great and good ended up. The tours will last 30-45 minutes, and are limited to six per tour, to avoid getting … Continue reading Tours of the crypt

£10.00

Wanstead Bookshop presents: Rory Cellan-Jones

Wanstead Library Churchill Room Spratt Hall Road, Wanstead, London

Rory Cellan-Jones has been the BBC’s technology correspondent for many years, and so has seen at first hand the people and stories behind the rise of mobile phones and social media, which he’s written about in his book Always On. How are these revolutions changing us? Stephen Fry said about Always On: 'Delightfully insightful and intensely readable … Continue reading Wanstead Bookshop presents: Rory Cellan-Jones

£10.00 – £15.00

Tours of the crypt

Wanstead St. Mary's 1 Langley Drive, Wanstead, London

The crypt at St Mary's church in Overton Drive is a fascinating slice of Wanstead past. This is your chance to go on an evening tour to see the tombs where some of Wanstead's great and good ended up. The tours will last 30-45 minutes, and are limited to six per tour, to avoid getting … Continue reading Tours of the crypt

£10.00