Announcing our exciting new projects to build community skills

With thanks to funding from St James Street Big Local and match funding from The Co-op Local Community Fund we’re excited to announce two new projects at The Mill: Grow Your Idea 2 – a community competition to enable six new groups to start at the Mill, whilst supporting existing groups and their leaders. We […]

Christmas and New Year Closing

The Mill will closed for Christmas and New Year holidays on Wednesday, 20 December 2017 at 6pm, the Knitting Group will meet as normal that evening. We will reopen on Thursday, 4 January 2018 at our usual opening time of 9.30am.   We would like to thank all our supporters in 2017 and wish you […]

Thank you for growing your tenners!

Huge thank you to everyone who donated to The Mill during our week long campaign! Localgiving, an online donations site, gave us the opportunity to take part in this exciting campaign. For every £10 or more that was donated to us, Localgiving match funded up to £10. We raised an impressive £355! If you’d like […]

Meet George the Chameleon

Thank you for all the suggestions to name the new resident of our Children’s Room. The name picked out of the hat  on Apple Day for our beautiful, gloriously coloured Chameleon is George! George was made over one weekend in the Summer holidays by about 50 children, parents and carers. Vanessa Brightwell, artist, designer and […]

Sharon Page our new Chair of Trustees

We’re delighted to announce that Sharon Page is our new Chair of Trustees. Sharon has been a Mill Trustee for nearly two years, and was instrumental in getting the agreement for our new lease with Waltham Forest Council. Everyone at The Mill welcomes her to her new role and we are looking forward to her […]

Women of Walthamstow Uniting!

A new organisation set up to celebrate the many and varied contributions of women in society – WoW U, held their first event on Sunday, 9 July 2017 – with food , music, stalls and Zumba! They named a series of local women nominated by the community for their commitment and dedication to a variety […]

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 […]

The Mill gets quizzical and raises £200!

Some of Walthamstow’s brightest minds gathered at The Mill on Friday, 24 February 2017, for our twice-yearly quiz. The teams tested themselves against a range of questions set by Mill volunteers, and along the way showed-off impressive expertise on everything from local politics to crown green bowls. The eventual winners included representatives of the Walthamstow […]

Welcome to our new Trustees at the Mill

A message from Hannah Guthrie, our outgoing Chair: I’m delighted to announce five new trustees who have recently joined The Mill board. James Phillips will be our new treasurer and Zahra Ahmed is taking over the role of secretary. They are joined by Carla Cruz, Nicki Wilson and Elisabetta Sciallis. Alison Griffin will be returning […]