Event Series Wanstead Book Festival

Wanstead Book Festival presents: Andrew Weale

Wanstead Library Wanstead

Andrew Weale, author of Newt in a Suit and Nora, visits Wanstead Library to tell his stories and delight the under-fives. Andrew was the winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2013 and is also the author of Spooky Spooky House, A Quiet Day in the Jungle and Dinosaur Doo. NB. Please note… Continue reading Wanstead Book Festival presents: Andrew Weale

Kinema 2023: Matilda the Musical

Christ Church Wanstead

Outdoor family cinema in the gardens of Christ Church, Wanstead - reliably Wanstead's favourite night out of the year. This year's presentation is Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical, starring Emma Thompson, with lyrics by Tim Minchin. Revolting children and their families are most welcome! Bring something to keep you warm and something to sit on… Continue reading Kinema 2023: Matilda the Musical

£5 – £10
Event Series Pottery sessions

Pottery: Throwing Taster Session

Wanstead Pottery 61 Nightingale Lane. Wanstead., Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Suitable for adults and kids (11+) Taster sessions are the perfect way to introduce yourself to pottery. In this introductory class you will be guided through the basics of throwing clay on the potter’s wheel. These classes feature a maximum of three students. You will be taught how to prepare your clay, how to centre… Continue reading Pottery: Throwing Taster Session

£40.00
Event Series Wanstead Fringe Comedy

Wanstead Comedy Night feat Glenn Moore

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Comedy for Wanstead Fringe 2023 kicks off with a fantastic evening of stand-up headlined by Mock the Week regular GLENN MOORE. Recognised for his brilliant joke-writing ability, Glenn received superlative reviews for both his Edinburgh shows and his sell-out UK tour. His many TV and radio appearances include Richard's Osman's House of Games (BBC) The… Continue reading Wanstead Comedy Night feat Glenn Moore

£15
Event Series Wanstead Book Festival

Wanstead Book Festival presents: Miriam Frankel and Matt Warren

City Place Coffee 5 Clock House Parade, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Leading science journalists Miriam Frankel and Matt Warren bring us extraordinary stories and studies that open our eyes to the inner workings of the mind.  Every one of our thoughts, actions, moods and decisions is shaped by a whole array of factors, most of which we don't pay any attention to. From culture, time and… Continue reading Wanstead Book Festival presents: Miriam Frankel and Matt Warren

£10
Event Series Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Wanstead Theatre are back with a sparky and engaging comedy set on that glorious morning 20 years ago when England won the Rugby World Cup for the first and only time. Dave’s position as chairman of his local rugby club is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. Why does Jake, the club’s best player,… Continue reading Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

£18 – £22

How we see ourselves: the Transcultural Self

The Larder 39 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

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

£12
Event Series Wanstead Fringe Music

To a Skylark: Classical, folk and experimental music

St. Mary's Church Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Local musicians Joe Walters and Lucy Crowe curate an evening of music exploring themes associated with the skylark, our local Wanstead Flats resident struggling to survive in modern times. Joe and Lucy will perform with and alongside their friends, also locals of the area, and also musicians who feel the push and pull of urban… Continue reading To a Skylark: Classical, folk and experimental music

£5 – £10

The Wheel Argentina – Wine Tasting, Travelogue, Comedy

Daygustation 13a High St, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

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, part discovery. So great I'd do it again. Sample some of the most emblematic wines of my experience while I take you through some of… Continue reading The Wheel Argentina – Wine Tasting, Travelogue, Comedy

£25
Event Series Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Wanstead Theatre are back with a sparky and engaging comedy set on that glorious morning 20 years ago when England won the Rugby World Cup for the first and only time. Dave’s position as chairman of his local rugby club is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. Why does Jake, the club’s best player,… Continue reading Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

£18 – £22
Event Series Wanstead Book Festival

Wanstead Book Festival presents: Ian Dunt

Wanstead and Snaresbrook Cricket Club Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Outspoken journalist and commentator Ian Dunt knows something has gone terribly wrong with our society. It’s a feeling many of us have, but we struggle to articulate exactly why. Ian has no such problems. In his Sunday Times bestselling book How Westminster Works… and Why It Doesn’t,  he lifts the lid on what has happened… Continue reading Wanstead Book Festival presents: Ian Dunt

Event Series All Girl Band

Catapult Cabaret: All Girl Band

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

CATAPULT IS BACK! Are you tired of hearing sopranos sing about forbidden love? Yawn. Have you grown weary of altos dying in act two, having been snubbed for said soprano? Yikes! Screw that! Hot Girl Summer is here, and the cast of All Girl Band is feeling fun, flirty and fabulous. Join us for an… Continue reading Catapult Cabaret: All Girl Band

£15
Event Series Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Wanstead Theatre are back with a sparky and engaging comedy set on that glorious morning 20 years ago when England won the Rugby World Cup for the first and only time. Dave’s position as chairman of his local rugby club is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. Why does Jake, the club’s best player,… Continue reading Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

£18 – £22
Event Series Duke Football Quizzes

West Ham – Champions of Europe – Football Quiz

The Duke 79 Nightingale Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

How well do you know the current Champions of Europe, West Ham United? Step up & show up your knowledge with our quiz host, Chris Scull, presenter of ‘Quickly Kevin’, author of ‘Can We Not Knock It’ and host of the official West Ham podcast ‘Iron Cast’. Burger deal available with quiz entry. 2-6 per… Continue reading West Ham – Champions of Europe – Football Quiz

£8

Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

St. Mary's Church Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Guided tour of the crypt - come and gaze into Wanstead's past, and hear about the people who lived here in Georgian times in the many mansions that existed then, and of course Wanstead House. Tours leave promptly on the hour, and take 45-50 minutes; the beautiful church will also be open, visitors are advised… Continue reading Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

£10

From Schumacher to Sunak, from the King of Italy to the King of Great Britain…

Wanstead and Snaresbrook Cricket Club Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

...Two press photographers talk about their careers spanning 50 years of history. Award-winning photographers Geoff Wilkinson and Stefan Rousseau show their photographs that appear in newspapers and magazines around the world. From politicians to the rich and famous and of course everything in between get a glimpse of what happens behind the scenes to achieve… Continue reading From Schumacher to Sunak, from the King of Italy to the King of Great Britain…

£10
Event Series Wanstead Book Festival

Wanstead Book Festival presents: Will Gompertz

Wanstead Library Churchill Room Spratt Hall Road, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Artists see things differently. Will Gompertz is familiar to audiences throughout the country from his years as the BBC’s Arts Editor. For years Will was a fixture on the Ten O’Clock News as he would introduce Turner or Booker Prize winners, or explain why a statue or painting had been sold for record prices. No… Continue reading Wanstead Book Festival presents: Will Gompertz

£10
Event Series All Girl Band

Catapult Cabaret: All Girl Band

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

CATAPULT IS BACK! Are you tired of hearing sopranos sing about forbidden love? Yawn. Have you grown weary of altos dying in act two, having been snubbed for said soprano? Yikes! Screw that! Hot Girl Summer is here, and the cast of All Girl Band is feeling fun, flirty and fabulous. Join us for an… Continue reading Catapult Cabaret: All Girl Band

£15

Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

St. Mary's Church Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Guided tour of the crypt - come and gaze into Wanstead's past, and hear about the people who lived here in Georgian times in the many mansions that existed then, and of course Wanstead House. Tours leave promptly on the hour, and take 45-50 minutes; the beautiful church will also be open, visitors are advised… Continue reading Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

£10
Event Series Wanstead Book Festival

Wanstead Book Festival presents: Jonathan Coe

Wanstead Library Churchill Room Spratt Hall Road, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Jonathan Coe is one of Britain’s greatest living novelists whose books shine a light on how we as a society see ourselves. From his hit 1994 book What a Carve Up, through The Rotters Club, Number 11 and Middle England, he has found a moving, funny and true way to tell the story of Britain.… Continue reading Wanstead Book Festival presents: Jonathan Coe

£10
Event Series All Girl Band

Catapult Cabaret: All Girl Band

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

CATAPULT IS BACK! Are you tired of hearing sopranos sing about forbidden love? Yawn. Have you grown weary of altos dying in act two, having been snubbed for said soprano? Yikes! Screw that! Hot Girl Summer is here, and the cast of All Girl Band is feeling fun, flirty and fabulous. Join us for an… Continue reading Catapult Cabaret: All Girl Band

£15

DISCO Volante Special with Steve Crowley & Rod Bartlett.

The Duke 79 Nightingale Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Local legends invite friends and music heads for a night of Soul, Funk, Rare Groove, and Boogie! One for the fans of 70s and 80s music, always a busy night.

Event Series Pottery sessions

Pottery: Handbuilding Taster Session

Wanstead Pottery 61 Nightingale Lane. Wanstead., Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Suitable for adults, kids (6+) and family groups.  The hand-building taster sessions are a fun and very accessible introduction to clay. In this class you will have the opportunity to work on guided projects, or have the freedom to develop your own wonderful creations. These classes are perfect for adults and kids alike, and are… Continue reading Pottery: Handbuilding Taster Session

£40.00

Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

St. Mary's Church Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Guided tour of the crypt - come and gaze into Wanstead's past, and hear about the people who lived here in Georgian times in the many mansions that existed then, and of course Wanstead House. Tours leave promptly on the hour, and take 45-50 minutes; the beautiful church will also be open, visitors are advised… Continue reading Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

£10

The Duke “All Dayer BBQ” with Ethical Butcher

The Duke 79 Nightingale Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Enjoy the very best of regenerative meats, sourced by Ethical Butcher directly from Farms who champion biodiversity and soil health. Delicious fresh BBQ food, cooked outside in our garden area. Good vibes and good food, which puts soil health first, regenerating the soil and good for the planet. ADMISSION // FREE 1PM until SOLD OUT!

MUST Wine Bar Wanstead: English Wine Speed Tasting I

MUST Wine 125 High St, Wanstead

Four outstanding MUST Wine tastings with four great wines every Saturday throughout the Fringe... it’s a MUST! Other tastings will be:Saturday September 16th at 4pm: English Wine Speed Tasting (extra tasting due to demand)Saturday September 23rd at 2pm: Four Cheeses and Four Wines Tasting (English, French, Italian & Spanish)Saturday September 30th at 2pm: To finish… Continue reading MUST Wine Bar Wanstead: English Wine Speed Tasting I

£20

Free relaxed Songhaven concert

Christ Church Wanstead

A free, relaxed, dementia-friendly concert to celebrate the flower festival at Christ Church. A selection of flower-themed favourites, followed by tea and cake. All welcome, including families and those benefiting from a kind relaxed setting. Please book using link for catering purposes.

Free

MUST Wine Bar Wanstead: English Wine Speed Tasting II

MUST Wine 125 High St, Wanstead

Four outstanding MUST Wine tastings with four great wines every Saturday throughout the Fringe... it’s a MUST!Saturday September 16th at 4pm: English Wine Speed Tasting (extra tasting due to demand) Other tastings will include:Saturday September 23rd at 2pm: Four Cheeses and Four Wines Tasting (English, French, Italian & Spanish)Saturday September 30th at 2pm: To finish… Continue reading MUST Wine Bar Wanstead: English Wine Speed Tasting II

£20
Event Series Wanstead Fringe Music

A Journey into the World of Guitar – with Peter Black

St Gabriel's, Aldersbrook 12 Aldersbrook Rd, Wanstead

St Gabriel's Church in Aldersbrook hosts a virtuoso guitar concert with Peter Black, featuring duets with Father Martyn. Be mesmerised by exquisite music from around the world from the Romantic Period to today, featuring works by Tarrega, Morel, Cardoso, Ferrer, York, Brouwer, Barrios, and much more. Tickets £12,  students £8 All are welcome but the… Continue reading A Journey into the World of Guitar – with Peter Black

£8 – £12
Event Series Pottery sessions

Pottery: Throwing Taster Session

Wanstead Pottery 61 Nightingale Lane. Wanstead., Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Suitable for adults and kids (11+) Taster sessions are the perfect way to introduce yourself to pottery. In this introductory class you will be guided through the basics of throwing clay on the potter’s wheel. These classes feature a maximum of three students. You will be taught how to prepare your clay, how to centre… Continue reading Pottery: Throwing Taster Session

£40.00

Wanstead Festival 2023

Christchurch Green Woodbine Place, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

The Annual Wanstead Festival will take place on Christchurch Green showcasing all things Wanstead. This popular event in leafy Wanstead regularly attracts thousands of people who come together to enjoy a fun-filled day of music & dance, food & drink, arts & crafts, rides & activities, sports & games for all the family.

Event Series Wanstead Fringe Music

Jazz Vespers

Christ Church Wanstead

Wanstead Parish invite you to this unique service at 6pm on Sunday 17th September at Christ Church, Wanstead. Relax and enjoy a candlelit service and an evening of jazz provided by the Nick Tomalin Quartet and Inge-Lise Nygaard on vocals. Bring your own refreshments to enjoy during the service.

Free
Event Series Wanstead Fringe Comedy

Wanstead Comedy Night feat Mick Miller

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Wanstead Comedy Night is incredibly proud to welcome comedy legend MICK MILLER to Wanstead. With over 40 years of experience touring the UK and overseas, Mick Miller's adaptability, timeless humour and perfect delivery have made him one of the UK's most respected and admired comedians. Support acts include the return of one of Wanstead's favourite… Continue reading Wanstead Comedy Night feat Mick Miller

£15

The Dukebox presents Adam English – Hospitality special

The Duke 79 Nightingale Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

The official after party for the Wanstead Festival, Adam is a guitarist and singer who plays a lovely set of covers, perfect for a sing along with your friends in Hospitality. Sure to be a crowd pleaser!  50% discount off drinks from 7pm, for those who works in Hospitality.

Event Series The Room Upstairs

The Room Upstairs

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

One ‘invisible illness’, lots of puppets, a self-deprecating actor, far too many biscuits and a sprinkle of absurdity all can be found in the room upstairs. But can you handle the journey up? This atmospheric show raises awareness of ME, an ‘invisible illness’, through the lens of a mother/daughter relationship. Based on true events, this… Continue reading The Room Upstairs

£12 – £15
Event Series Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Wanstead Theatre are back with a sparky and engaging comedy set on that glorious morning 20 years ago when England won the Rugby World Cup for the first and only time. Dave’s position as chairman of his local rugby club is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. Why does Jake, the club’s best player,… Continue reading Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

£18 – £22
Event Series Robot Penguin

Robot Penguin

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

“A little less Attenborough, more cybernetic furry Louis Theroux” Winner of the Baloney Award 2023 Emperor Spy Cam A10N3 has returned from his Antarctic investigation for the BBC. In his performance review he’ll be covering his infiltration of a penguin colony, struggles to adapt to their complex and contradictory society, and his code-breaking feelings towards… Continue reading Robot Penguin

£12 – £15

Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

St. Mary's Church Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Guided tour of the crypt - come and gaze into Wanstead's past, and hear about the people who lived here in Georgian times in the many mansions that existed then, and of course Wanstead House. Tours leave promptly on the hour, and take 45-50 minutes; the beautiful church will also be open, visitors are advised… Continue reading Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

£10
Event Series The Room Upstairs

The Room Upstairs

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

One ‘invisible illness’, lots of puppets, a self-deprecating actor, far too many biscuits and a sprinkle of absurdity all can be found in the room upstairs. But can you handle the journey up? This atmospheric show raises awareness of ME, an ‘invisible illness’, through the lens of a mother/daughter relationship. Based on true events, this… Continue reading The Room Upstairs

£12 – £15

Photo talk: Where is East London going ?

Eightyfour gallery 84 Nightingale Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

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 ?

Event Series Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Wanstead Theatre are back with a sparky and engaging comedy set on that glorious morning 20 years ago when England won the Rugby World Cup for the first and only time. Dave’s position as chairman of his local rugby club is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. Why does Jake, the club’s best player,… Continue reading Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

£18 – £22
Event Series Robot Penguin

Robot Penguin

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

“A little less Attenborough, more cybernetic furry Louis Theroux” Winner of the Baloney Award 2023 Emperor Spy Cam A10N3 has returned from his Antarctic investigation for the BBC. In his performance review he’ll be covering his infiltration of a penguin colony, struggles to adapt to their complex and contradictory society, and his code-breaking feelings towards… Continue reading Robot Penguin

£12 – £15
Event Series The Room Upstairs

The Room Upstairs

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

One ‘invisible illness’, lots of puppets, a self-deprecating actor, far too many biscuits and a sprinkle of absurdity all can be found in the room upstairs. But can you handle the journey up? This atmospheric show raises awareness of ME, an ‘invisible illness’, through the lens of a mother/daughter relationship. Based on true events, this… Continue reading The Room Upstairs

£12 – £15
Event Series Wanstead Book Festival

Wanstead Book Festival presents: Paterson Joseph

Wanstead Library Churchill Room Spratt Hall Road, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

It’s time everyone knew the story of Charles Ignatius Sancho. In the mid-1700s, a boy born on a slave ship found his way to Georgian London and miraculously survived. The boy grew and went on to tread the boards of London’s theatres, become a composer, lead the fight to end slavery and become the very… Continue reading Wanstead Book Festival presents: Paterson Joseph

£10
Event Series Wanstead Fringe Comedy

Wanstead Comedy Night feat Paul Sinha

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Paul Sinha - voted the UK's Best Club Comedian - takes a break from The Chase (ITV) to headline Wanstead Comedy Night. Fresh from Edinburgh, with a brand new set, Paul will make this his fifth Wanstead Fringe appearance! Support acts include MAD RON, one of the East End's most notorious and hilarious villains. Get… Continue reading Wanstead Comedy Night feat Paul Sinha

£15
Event Series Duke Football Quizzes

90s Football Quiz

The Duke 79 Nightingale Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

How well do you know your 90’s football? Once again, relive the golden days of football with our quiz host, Chris Scull, presenter of ‘Quickly Kevin’, author of ‘Can We Not Knock It’ and host of the official West Ham podcast ‘Iron Cast’. Burger deal available with quiz entry. 2-6 per team. £8 per person.… Continue reading 90s Football Quiz

£8
Event Series Robot Penguin

Robot Penguin

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

“A little less Attenborough, more cybernetic furry Louis Theroux” Winner of the Baloney Award 2023 Emperor Spy Cam A10N3 has returned from his Antarctic investigation for the BBC. In his performance review he’ll be covering his infiltration of a penguin colony, struggles to adapt to their complex and contradictory society, and his code-breaking feelings towards… Continue reading Robot Penguin

£12 – £15
Event Series Wanstead Book Festival

Wanstead Book Festival presents: Natalie Lee

MUST Wine 125 High St, Wanstead

Natalie Lee is familiar to thousands of people through her Instagram presence as @StyleMeSunday. Her book, Feeling Myself, is about how warped society’s approach to sex has become and how the shame that surrounds conversation about sex can hold women back. It’s an honest and revealing memoir in which she digs deep into her own… Continue reading Wanstead Book Festival presents: Natalie Lee

£10
Event Series Robot Penguin

Robot Penguin

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

“A little less Attenborough, more cybernetic furry Louis Theroux” Winner of the Baloney Award 2023 Emperor Spy Cam A10N3 has returned from his Antarctic investigation for the BBC. In his performance review he’ll be covering his infiltration of a penguin colony, struggles to adapt to their complex and contradictory society, and his code-breaking feelings towards… Continue reading Robot Penguin

£12 – £15

Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

St. Mary's Church Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Guided tour of the crypt - come and gaze into Wanstead's past, and hear about the people who lived here in Georgian times in the many mansions that existed then, and of course Wanstead House. Tours leave promptly on the hour, and take 45-50 minutes; the beautiful church will also be open, visitors are advised… Continue reading Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

£10
Event Series The Room Upstairs

The Room Upstairs

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

One ‘invisible illness’, lots of puppets, a self-deprecating actor, far too many biscuits and a sprinkle of absurdity all can be found in the room upstairs. But can you handle the journey up? This atmospheric show raises awareness of ME, an ‘invisible illness’, through the lens of a mother/daughter relationship. Based on true events, this… Continue reading The Room Upstairs

£12 – £15

A night with Tiempo Tequila

The Duke 79 Nightingale Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

A night of curated cocktails and tequila tasting with our signature pure, Tiempo Tequila. Tiempo is a small batch premium Tequila made naturally in Jalisco, take some time to kick back and immerse yourself in the authentic tastes of Mexico. On the decks is ‘Don’t F**K with Disco’ resident and local hero - Harry Bone.

Wanstead Quiz Night

Wanstead High School Redbridge Lane West, London, London, United Kingdom

Wanstead High School is hosting a bumper quiz, with a great host, well-stocked bar and complementary nibbles to keep brain power up! It's Wanstead High School's PTA's first time on the Fringe calendar and this event marks the start of a fundraising campaign for the school's 100th year. A community event - all welcome! Teams… Continue reading Wanstead Quiz Night

£12.00
Event Series Robot Penguin

Robot Penguin

The Bull 129 High Street, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

“A little less Attenborough, more cybernetic furry Louis Theroux” Winner of the Baloney Award 2023 Emperor Spy Cam A10N3 has returned from his Antarctic investigation for the BBC. In his performance review he’ll be covering his infiltration of a penguin colony, struggles to adapt to their complex and contradictory society, and his code-breaking feelings towards… Continue reading Robot Penguin

£12 – £15

Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

St. Mary's Church Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Guided tour of the crypt – come and gaze into Wanstead’s past, and hear about the people who lived here in Georgian times in the many mansions that existed then, and of course Wanstead House. Tours leave promptly on the hour, and take 45-50 minutes; the beautiful church will also be open, visitors are advised… Continue reading Crypt Tours at St Mary’s Parish Church

£10

Wanstead Fringe Jumble Trail

All around Wanstead Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

  The popular Wanstead Fringe Jumble trail is back!  The original, biggest and best local trail returns on Saturday 23 September bringing Jumble Trail fans to Wanstead from all over East London. The Jumble Trail offers a brilliant opportunity to clear out your wardrobe and free up some space in the toy cupboard – assuming… Continue reading Wanstead Fringe Jumble Trail

£5.00

MUST Wine Bar Wanstead: Three Cheeses and Three Wines Tasting

MUST Wine 125 High St, Wanstead

Three outstanding MUST Wine tastings with three great wines every Saturday throughout the Fringe... it’s a MUST! Saturday September 23rd at 2pm: Three Cheeses and Three Wines Tasting (English, French, Italian & Spanish) Other tastings will include:Saturday September 30th at 2pm: To finish the Fringe in style…Champagne Tasting (Rosé, Blanc de Blancs, Blanc de Noirs,… Continue reading MUST Wine Bar Wanstead: Three Cheeses and Three Wines Tasting

£20
Event Series Wanstead Fringe Music

Showtime – with Redbridge Brass plus guests

St Gabriel's, Aldersbrook 12 Aldersbrook Rd, Wanstead

West End singer Nigel Richards and the hugely talented Jane Wilkinson join the line up in this Broadway spectacular. Expect the usual stunning sounds from the 28-piece band as they romp through show classics from Les Mis, Chess, Phantom, Aladdin, the Lion King and more. A great family night out and now with all kids… Continue reading Showtime – with Redbridge Brass plus guests

£15
Event Series Wanstead Fringe Music

Theatre classics and more, with Lydia Gerrard

St. Mary's Church Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Join Lydia Gerrard for a selection of musical theatre, and classical favourites from Les Misérables and The Phantom of The Opera, to Wicked and Puccini. Lydia has just returned from covering and playing Grizabella & Jellylorum/Griddlebone in CATS The Musical. She previously covered Christine Daaé in the UK Tour of The Phantom of The Opera… Continue reading Theatre classics and more, with Lydia Gerrard

£12.50 – £15
Event Series Wanstead Fringe Comedy

Wanstead Comedy Night feat. Sajeela Kershi

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Returning from a recent tour of New Zealand, the brilliant Sajeela Kershi headlines the final comedy night of Wanstead Fringe 2023. "The woman is a treasure, magnetic, loveable and extremely witty" - The Spectator. Sajeela can be seen and heard on BBC Radio/TV, Comedy Central, GBN's Headliners, Free Speech Nation, and TalkTV. Winner of the… Continue reading Wanstead Comedy Night feat. Sajeela Kershi

£15

In conversation: Eddie Nestor MBE and Lord Victor Adebowale

City Place Coffee 5 Clock House Parade, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

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

£5
Event Series Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Eton Manor Rugby Club The New Wilderness, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Wanstead Theatre are back with a sparky and engaging comedy set on that glorious morning 20 years ago when England won the Rugby World Cup for the first and only time. Dave’s position as chairman of his local rugby club is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. Why does Jake, the club’s best player,… Continue reading Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

£18 – £22
Event Series Wanstead Book Festival

Wanstead Book Festival presents Sohom Das

Wanstead Library Churchill Room Spratt Hall Road, Wanstead, London, United Kingdom

Forensic psychiatrist Sohom Das has spent 15 years trying to understand, treat and rehabilitate dangerous people. His work takes him to high-security prisons and securely locked hospital wards across the country, as well as to courtrooms where he gives evidence as an expert witness. 'The vast majority of psychiatric patients are not violent,' he says.… Continue reading Wanstead Book Festival presents Sohom Das

£10