Line-up announced for Wood Street Village Fete

We are pleased to share with you the local performers who will be joining us on the Wood Street Plaza on Saturday 25 April for our community celebration of St. Georges Day – previously announced last month.

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Open mic comedy and dance comes to Wood Street

Update 9 April 2015: TSP informs us that sadly, the events originally announced here have been cancelled.

Please note that young people from TSP will be taking part in the Wood Street Village Fete on 25 April.

25 April: a Plaza date for your diary

Wood Street Village Fete: A community celebration of St George’s Day

Date: Saturday 25 April 2015
Time: 12 noon -4 pm
Place: Wood St Plaza, Walthamstow, London E17

Cartoon dragon

More details to follow. There might be dragons. Or not.

21 March: buy stuff, sell stuff, act like a pirate

Ah haar! TSP Youth Space charity will be holding two events on Saturday 21 March: a table top sale, and a Jungle Buddies Pirate Day. Both will take place at the Soul Project (aka Tumble in the Jungle), 245 Wood Street E17 3NT, from 10 am – 5 pm. Normal entrance fee applies for the Pirate Day.

Poster for pirate day and table top sale

All welcome. More information from TSP Youth Space.

Eye-patches and sabres optional. And feel free to spread the word, and share the poster (download it from here).

Plaza and Marlowe Road redevelopment meeting: Report back

Did you miss the meeting on 7 February to discuss the planned redevelopment of the Marlowe Road estate and the Wood Street Plaza? In this post, Wood Street First chairman Graham Hodgkiss shares his thoughts. Google street view of Wood Street Plaza Continue reading

Details of Marlowe Road and Plaza consultation event on 7 Feb

The public is invited to a consultation meeting to discuss the proposals to redevelop the Marlowe Road estate and the Plaza. As already announced, the meeting will take place on Saturday 7th February 2015. It will run from 2-4 pm, with a presentation at 2.30 pm.

Plaza aerial sketch

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Charity offers help to make local streets be more playful and neighbourly

The children’s charity London Play is supporting residents in Waltham Forest to turn their street into a play street. Play streets provide residents with the opportunity to temporarily close off their street to through traffic so that children can get out and play, and adults can have a chat and get to know each other better. Sessions normally take place after school or at weekends and last for a couple of hours.

Children playing in Brooke Rd

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