Chase your dream – Waltham Forest Echo March 2018

Walt Disney once said: “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” Sharing a vision takes bravery because no-one wants to be laughed at or have their brilliant plan diminished. By taking the first step and speaking out aloud, it can lead to collaboration with supportive people who in […]

Fabrications Exhibition Review

By Beverley Harknett Do you have an interest in the creative use of textiles and materials? If so the latest exhibition at The Mill is a must for true fans of the fabric. I went along to view this artistic and ambitious show of skill and imagination. Extremely colourful and full of great flair, I found […]

Wonder – take part in the 2017 E17 Art Trail at The Mill

The deadline for submitting work is Sunday, 21 May 2017. What makes you wonder? Ferns? Fractals? Snowflakes? Space flight? We are inviting works in all media from local creatives about the curious and the awe-inspiring. This group exhibition will feature as part of the 2017 E17 Art Trail. The theme for this year’s Art Trail […]

Capable Communities – a free skills-sharing workshop

  Wednesday 23 November 2016, 10am to 2pm FREE – donations welcome This skills-sharing workshop by women on ELATT (LINK TO: Community Voices  programme will give ESOL learners who live locally a chance to showcase their skills to the local community. Activities include : Healthy food Essential oil advice Hair styling and African braiding […]

Grow Your Own Mushrooms

Saturday 10 September 2pm-4pm Free Learn the basics of mushroom cultivation using various techniques using grain, straw and wood for growing gourmet and medicinal mushrooms such as oyster, reishi and shiitake mushrooms. This is a free workshop as part of Cultivate, a nine day festival of urban food growing in Waltham Forest. See website for […]

Would you like to be part of the Walthamstow Garden Party?

E17 Community Marquee brought to you by and the community organisations of Walthamstow Would you like to be part of the Walthamstow Garden Party? This year The Mill will be coordinating an E17 Community Marquee at the Walthamstow Garden Party, which takes place on 18 and 19 July in Lloyd Park. We want lots of wonderful […]

What’s coming up next week

A busy week with our At Home show still on, and welcoming back Mamenoki Bunko, the Japanese Book group for Children on Thursday. Also on Thursday at 5.30pm Circle 33 are holding a Callonfield war memorial project meeting, open to all Mill users. New: A special event to complement The Mill’s E17 Art Trail exhibition, […]

New groups at Lea Bridge – & your chance to make something happen!

The local herb health sessions run by Rasheeqa and Charm started last Friday, and will continue for three more weeks. There is a special focus on families – parents, children and carers – in the community room at Lea Bridge Library, on the next three Friday mornings.Rasheeqa and Charm are charging just £2.50 for each […]

More activities announced at the Lea Bridge community project

Things are starting to happen again… After all the activity in May to July, the library ran its own summer programme and many people involved have taken a short, well-earned break. Meanwhile there’s been an awful lot of hard work behind the scenes to turn this work from a pilot to a long-term community asset. […]