This workshop will aim to muse all the different cultural and social selves we hold in ourselves (Gender, heritage, race, sexuality, neurodiversity, language, location etc ) presently, historically and ancestrally. And how these manifest in how we see ourselves and how others see us. Victoria, a Wanstead resident, transactional analyst, psychotherapist and community artist, will… Continue reading How we see ourselves: the Transcultural Self
Ever wondered what it’s like to cycle 4,500km uphill on forty quid and visit every winery on the way? Join me on an Argentinian wine-tasting adventure. Part comedy, part endurance,… Continue reading The Wheel Argentina – Wine Tasting, Travelogue, Comedy
Join Wanstead photographer Geoff Wilkinson as he discusses his pictures of a changing East London. He writes: I grew up in the East End, Canning Town and then Stratford but it's changing from what I knew as a child. For the last few years I have been photographing, mostly at night, to capture some of… Continue reading Photo talk: Where is East London going ?
NB. Please note change in venue. Eddie and Victor will discuss their experiences on their respective career journeys, current affairs and local issues before taking questions from the audience. It promises to be an entertaining and informative evening with two local prominent voices. Eddie is an actor, radio broadcaster (with a regular show on BBC… Continue reading In conversation: Eddie Nestor MBE and Lord Victor Adebowale
You may have seen Russell Boyce’s pictures of Wanstead High Street business owners last year. You might have seen his post Covid exhibition ‘Overheard in Lockdown’ in Wanstead Park this year. In the 1980’s Russell started photographing his local community in Hull and Peterborough. Between these dates he travelled the World working for Reuters as… Continue reading Documentary Photography – Why Bother? Who Cares?