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  • Book giving day poster We’re celebrating Book Giving Day! - 14 February 2018 10am - 6pm FREE Celebrate reading with us! We will be giving away free children's books for younger children on Book Giving Day, 14 February 2018. First come, first served. Thank you to the kind donation of books from our friends Child's Play Books and Tidy Books!
  • Nat di Maggio serving soup Souper Wednesday’s return on 14 February! - Every Wednesday, starting 14 February 2018 12 noon - 2pm Open to everyone, food available until it runs out Soup £3 a bowl; cake of the week £2.50 Volunteer Nat Di Maggio, and his alter ego Big Buddah's Thai Kitchen, will be relaunching our weekly Souper Wednesday on 14 February!  Nat will be fresh from ...
  • Botanical drawing of a buttercup Practical Medicine Making - Two three-week courses: 25 February - 11 March 2018 and 8 April - 22 April 2018 2pm - 5pm £75 (£60 concessions) for whole series or £30 (£25) per session Learn how to make potent medicinal preparations with wild harvested and cultivated herbs for your home and community use: infusions & decoctions, tinctures, vinegars, syrups, ...
  • Pop-up Pottery mugs New Year, New Mug! With Pop-up Pottery - Thursday, 25th January 2018 7:15pm - 9:30pm £15 per person, max 10 people Booking and payment in advance. Join us for an evening of creativity and relaxation at our Pop-up Pottery. Experiment with a number of pottery decorating techniques to create a beautiful ceramic travel mug. Perfect for cold winter days outside! Included in the ...
  • Side table in chalk paint with wet paint sign Upcycle, Repurpose, Colour and Create furniture workshop - Saturday, 27 January 2018 2pm to 5pm £48 per person No experience needed, everyone welcome Join Nina’s Chalk Pot for a fun, relaxed 3 hour workshop and discover how you can use our special paints, pigments, accent colours and waxes to add a whole new layer of creativity to repurposing and upcycling. Learn how to ...
  • A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson cover image The Mill Book Club 2018 - First Tuesday of the month, 7pm - 9pm £1 donation Everyone welcome In 2018, The Mill Book Club will be reading: 9 January - by Kate Atkinson 6 February - Autumn by Ali Smith 6 March - How To Measure A Cow - Margaret Foster 3 April - The Vanishing Art Of Esme Lennox by ...
  • Memory tree installation Call for Artists – MEMORIES Exhibition - MEMORIES: An exhibition bringing together expressions of our past feelings, thoughts, relationships and landscapes. Hand in dates 11 - 13 January 2018, during The Mill opening hours. This open call is for Waltham Forest artists of all ages and abilities to participate in our next community exhibition at The Mill. Works must be handed in ...
  • Get drawing in 2018! - Every other Sunday, starting 7 January 2018, 11am - 1pm £4 per session Adults of all abilities welcome After the successful launch of the Mill's Art Cart, in the New Year we are starting a Sunday morning drawing group with the opportunity to work on still-life. This is not a class, just a relaxing two ...
  • Winter Wonderland Exhibition - 21 November 2017 - 12 January 2018 FREE An exhibition of art work by students from Whitefield Schools, part of Whitefield Academy Trust. Handmade Christmas decorations and tote bags by the students are also on sale, all proceeds going to support Whitefield Schools.
  • Christmas is coming @ The Mill on 9 December 2017 - Saturday, 9 December 2017 2pm - 5pm All welcome £2 per child, grown ups free Join us for a family-friendly event to celebrate Christmas. Lots of activities for children - making decorations to take home, including last year's favourite of mini christmas trees made from coffee stirrers (!), other simple to make decorations, and a ...
  • Christmas tree Eco Art Project Eco Art Project – new children’s workshop - Every Tuesday, 14 November - 19 December 2017 4:30 - 5:30pm For children aged 6-12, with accompanying adult £2 per child, all materials provided 10 children maximum, no need to book. Starting 14 November 2017, a new workshop for children using recycled materials to make something different every week.  We’ll be working with wood, sticks, ...
  • Footfall image Footfall - 17 - 18 November 2017, 6pm - 9pm FREE! Everybody welcome, suitable for 5 years to adult Esther Neslen and Litza Jansz are creating a large-scale animation of people who traverse our end of the High Street. We'll be using all kinds of unusual materials and projections and working fast. Come along to watch, and ...
  • Start Divining with Freya Ingva Start divining with Freya Ingva - Every other Tuesday, 6:30pm - 8pm 7 and 21 November, 5 December 2017 Booking for the whole series £42; individual workshops £12 Max 12 participants. This series of practical workshops is aimed at helping you get acquainted and use some divining and healing tools and techniques. Together we will start with a grounding, cleansing and ...
  • George the chameleon mug FREE bottomless coffee with our special offer at the next Real Coffee! - 10am -12pm £1 per cup or FREE all day if you buy a George the Chameleon mug All welcome Did you know on the first Tuesday of every month, we serve real coffee with homemade biscotti? This month, on 7th November, we have a special offer of FREE, unlimited hot drinks all day, if you ...
  • Sketch figures Make your Mark – life drawing – November 2017 - Monday evenings, 6 - 27 November 2017 7pm - 9pm The Chequers and The Mill £50 covers all materials, room hire and model hire. £40 for previous participants Run by artist Jason Hawkridge, Make your Mark runs its four weekly course once again at the Mill and the gorgeous leather seated back room at The Chequers. ...
  • Lady doing a yoga pose Yoga – a tool for life – Sundays 11am-12pm - Yoga, pranayama and meditation Every Sunday, 11am - 12pm Starts 5 November 2017 Small classes (of up to 8 people) for more individual attention. £10 per person Yoga has given me strength in so many aspects of my life. It is this strength I endeavour to pass on to others. My teaching style incorporates my ...
  • Nat di Maggio serving soup Souper Wednesday’s is going weekly! - Every Wednesday 25 October - 29 November 2017 12 noon-3pm £2.50 per bowl with bread Come early before it runs out! Souper Wednesday's is going weekly! Due to popular demand, Nat Di Maggio, or his alter ego Big Buddah's Thai Kitchen, will be running his Souper Wednesdays every Wednesday from 25 October to 29 November ...
  • Children making art Plastiscenery! Half-term Art Workshop - 26 October, 2 - 4:30pm FREE workshop for children 6 years+ Get creative with Lesley from Scribble and Smudge make Van Gogh masterpieces with Plasticine and learn about a great artist and his unique vision at the same time. Limited spaces so booking essential. Under 8s must be accompanied. To book email info@themille17.org or call 0208 521 3211. ...
  • Collage of Instagam Photos Comms Boot Camp for 16 – 22 year olds - 18 - 19 November 2017 9:30am - 2:30pm Free Interested in a career in Comms? Want to work for charities and social action? Join us at The Mill for a weekend Boot Camp for young people aged 16-22 who are interested in working in communications. The Boot Camp is your opportunity to learn new skills ...
  • Gem suncatcher Jewellery Making Classes - 4, 11, 18 October and 1 November 2017 6pm to 8pm £20 per workshop or £75 for all four if paid in advance. Materials supplied 10 spaces available Autumn with its shorter days and longer evenings is just around the corner, why not try a nurturing activity to fill your evenings? Join our four week ...