30 May - 14 June 2015

E17 Art Trail Listings for 2015

To give you a head start 26 exhibition venues open for a special preview night on Thursday 28 May and parties break out all over Walthamstow. Don’t wait to be invited, come anyway!

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Showing Listings with special preview events on Thursday 28th May: 31 found.


Exhibitions | Events and Performances | Workshops | Previews | Childrens Trail
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MOVING PORTRAITS

24 Second Avenue, Walthamstow
Moving Portraits showcases the film and photographic work of two local filmmakers whose focus is strictly on matters of the human heart. An encounter with intimacy, humour and the creative possibilities of the documentary form.
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7.30pm Come and enjoy free wine and snacks whilst previewing the photographic collection and a surprise short film work.

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Fiona Heath: Opening The Blinds

66 Goldsmith Road
An insightful exhibition of interviews and photographs with residents of Goldsmith Road integrated with landscape paintings of Walthamstow.
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7.30-9.30pm Live music and refreshments.

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City Studios

Unit 2, 30 Borwick Avenue
A new arrival to Walthamstow, City Studios, established in 1995 is a group of 30 artists and makers. We look forward to welcoming you. Come and explore the wide variety of work on show.
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4pm - 8pm A chance to visit the studios, meet some of the artists and learn something of our history.

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Isobel Atacus: DAVID BOWIE IS A VOICE IN YOUR HEAD

493 Forest Road
'It was hot. It sometimes rained'... Short film and visuals exploring the outsider. Screenings in a loft.
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7-9pm Please join us for the first screening of the film and cocktails and Bowie (music not person)

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Cheeky Handmades: The improper art show

13 Thorpe Crescent
The improper art show is a show of art, textiles, and spoken word, considered improper in a fine art context. Featuring Sean Urquhart, Jennie Caminada and Anna Courcha.
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7-9pm Anna Courcha, Sean Urquhart and Jennie Caminada will be exhibiting their improper art; a melange of words, craft and art celebrating the outsiders of art. Includes spoken word performance.

Opening Times: Sat 30 May & 6 June 3pm-7.30pm, Sat 13 June 3pm-9.30pm

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Talking Pictures

71 Roberts Road
Open Studio Exhibition and art sale the entire family can enjoy. A vibrant array of pleasurable art. Featuring 11 year old Reuben with his originals in oil. Drinks, cakes, music, chat, enjoy.
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6pm-8pm Sneak Peak: Come and meet the artist, enjoy a drink and nibbles whilst being entertained with live music.

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Francesca Bray


A chaotic kaleidoscope of shape and pattern based on forms found in nature. Stitched drawings and paper cut-outs on lightboxes.
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7pm-9pm Opening preview with drinks and nibbles.

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Every Picture Tells a Story

The Mill, 7 - 11 Coppermill Lane
A Mill group exhibition - professional artists and Art Trail first timers. A celebration of creativity in E17. Plus beautiful mosaics in the Mill garden.
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6pm-8.30pm Meet the artists of this group exhibition. Enjoy some nibbles and Mill Punch. Do any pictures tell a story? Play story games. Share stories and/or write them in our Story Book!

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Stowhemia

Walden Studios, 95a Lynmouth Road
A group exhibition of prints, paintings, books and jewellery by Walden artists and selected guests.
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6pm-10pm Come and sneak a peek at the works on show, enjoy some music and sample a glass of our specially concocted cocktail- The Stowhemian!

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56 Fruit Shack Installation and Butcher, Baker & Candlestick Maker Exhibition

56 St James Street
Interactive 'Fruit Shack' installation by Andy Macgregor & Alex Cunningham. A visual feast to get your creative juices flowing, come down & help add to our fruit shack stacks. Rear hosts a painted portrait exhibition of local craftspeople by Katie Jones.
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7.30pm 56 Fruit Shack Launch Party; Fruity Fresh Fun. Music,drinks and meet the artists. Thursday 28th from 7.30

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Pfuit!2015

Oxfam, 2 - 4 High Street
Oxfam is once again hosting this exhibition as part of the E17Art trail. The work, from London artists Robert Jackson, Wendy MacMillan, Michael Murphy and Julia Spicer, includes photography, installation and geometric abstract work.
Preview Detail
7.30pm-10pm Come and join the artists, staff, DJs and friends for a drink at the opening night of Pfuit! 2015.

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You're Beautiful Walthamstow!

Chequers E17, 145 High St
YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL WALTHAMSTOW: Local clothing label phannatiq and local photographer Stephen Berkeley White exhibit a series of photographs of Walthamstow folk in phannatiq clothing as a two fingers up to the unrealistic ideals of the fashion industry.
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6pm Come and meet the collaborators and have a chance to browse the clothes. 6-10pm Pop up shop and drinks.

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ART WORKS wf

Harmony Hall, 10 Truro Road
Art Works is an eclectic group of artists who love what they do. We are a self-run group for people with mental health issues who find art inspiring and fun. Join us in a celebration of the virtuosity of our artists.
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6-8pm Come and meet some great people and view some great art! Wine, nibbles and a warm welcome await.

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Jewel of the East

Jewel Road & Hoe Street, Le Delice Cafe, 114 Hoe Street
Jewel of the East by Carne Griffiths. Art piece on outside wall.
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7.30pm-9.30pm Le Delice Café. Meet the artist and the residents of the Jewel Road Community Group, and reserve a very limited edition print of the "Jewel of the East". Carne will be onsite painting the mural Sat6th & Sun7th.

Opening Times: Live painting Sat 6th and Sunday 7th 12-6pm. 24hrs thereafter

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Walthamstow & District Photographic Society

Ye Old Rose & Crown, 53 Hoe Street
Walthamstow & District Photographic Society present a diverse and engaging selection of prints. They reflect the varied styles and interests of members and will appeal to all interested in photography.
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6pm-11pm Walthamstow & District Photographic Society present a diverse and engaging selection of prints. They reflect the varied styles and interests of members and will appeal to all interested in photography.

Opening Times: Fri-Sat 10am-1am, Sun 12pm-11pm, Mon-Thur 10am-11pm

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Experimental Ceramic Art by Amanda Doidge

54 Church Hill (entrance via Woodbury Rd)
Playful and thought-provoking ceramic art. Refreshments available.
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6-9pm Come and have a sneak preview of Amandas playful and thought-provoking ceramic art while sipping wine and eating nibbles.

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Belgrave Furniture Works

56/58 Boundary Road
Come see the inner workings of a small contemporary craft workshop.
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7pm-10pm Come join us for drinks and nibbles at Belgrave furniture works. Barbecue, local ale and and a spot of table tennis provided plus much more.

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Pygmy Cloud Open Studio

56-58 Boundary Road
Pygmy Cloud is a little brand of design led gifts. We make plush toys, stationery & home accessories for children and adults with a young heart, inspired by an imaginary world of bears, beards and British weather.
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7pm-10pm We are hosting a preview evening of our open studio alongside Gavin Coyle, furniture maker and Thomas Bird, set designer. Refreshments will be provided. Also pingpong!

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'Every Day I'm Having Ideas'

The Hornbeam Cafe , 458 Hoe Street
Artists Sofia Sullivan and Kate Bentley aim to capture the everyday nature of creativity, imagination and artistic expression. This exhibition portrays vignettes of each artists creative journey. Work includes Images in mixed media and pages from sketchbo
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6pm - 8pm Exhibition launch party. Come along and enjoy local art, ale and snacks.

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Pictorem@E17

Pictorem Gallery, 383 Hoe Street
A group exhibition featuring talented local artists displaying a diverse array of works.
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6pm-8.30pm Come along to the preview and have a drink and nibbles with the artists.

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Scrawl Collective

Lotolie (Basement), 38 Orford Road
An exhibition of prints from the Scrawl Collective, London's first Street Art agency, established in 1999.
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6pm-8pm Some of the artists will be in attendance and drinks will be provided.

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Lights, Camera.... Action Man - by Penny Dampier

Lotolie Family Hairdressers, 38 Orford Road
Storytelling through photographic film stills of Action Man and Sindy, and more.
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6pm - 8pm 6-8pm Meet the artist - drinks and nibbles provided!

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Orange Monkey Puppets – Alice Stanley presents:

Lotolie, 38 Orford Road
Orange Monkey Puppets – Alice Stanley presents: Her own work as a puppet maker and a designer of mixed media - textile pictures. Also a collection of other puppet makers – including from Little Angel Theatre. Plus short puppet performances.
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6.30pm A chance to meet the puppet maker and have a drink with the other artists at Lotolie.

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Mush on a Stick

Orford Saloon Tapas, 32 Orford Road
Pencil Bandit presents a selection of his offbeat illustration prints. Rub shoulders with many a strange character in fragments of half-remembered stories. And maybe buy a T-shirt.
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6pm-8.30pm Meet the artist in situ, with prints and merchandise available to buy on site and online.

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Illustrated Tea & Biscuits

The Deli Cafe, 69 Orford Rd
Dusty blues and bonbon pinks. Come visit the whimsically illustrated tea sets, this time in colour, by returning and local Illustrator, Eileen Kai Hing Kwan in The Deli Cafe.
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6:30pm-9pm Drinks, nibbles and whimsical illustrations!

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Lucy H-T Originals

17 Eden Road
Selection of mixed media artwork including the story of a Walthamstow friendship told through 30+ birthday cards. Plus unusual nautical hats, an outside mural and a giant head! Items for sale and refreshments available.
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6.30pm-9pm Lucy H-T Originals. Original work, prints and more to enjoy with items for sale. Nibbles and drinks available, come and say hello!

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Ali Reader @ Froth & Rind

Froth & Rind, 37 Orford Road
Mixed media art using screen and mono printing on collaged backgrounds of found and vintage materials.
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6pm-9pm Craft beer and cheeseboards will be available to buy.

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E17 Cats! By 4sided.co.uk Greetings Cards

The Nags Head Pub, 9 Orford Road
E17 Cats! The latest range from local greeting card publishers 4sided.co.uk
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6pm-11pm We will be providing some limited free wine and beer until it runs out. We welcome all those who participated in allowing us to photograph their cats, plus their friends and family and whoever else would like to come.

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Paul Tucker: Ancient History

4 Church Lane
The past is exposed in the present with a series of photographs from within The Ancient House that combine the fabric of the building with its contents.
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6pm-9pm Refreshments available.

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The Secret Garden

The Makers Yard, 54 Shernhall Street
Welcome to our Secret Garden, a hidden haven for artists and wildlife. We have painters, a sculptor, a ceramicist, glasswork, print, photography and a maker of recycled ephemera. The story continues into our 5th year. Enter and follow the uneven surfaces.
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6pm-9pm Please join us for a drink, some nibbles and to meet our new and long-term makers at a preview of our Secret Garden Art Trail event.

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HATCH: The (Re)Collection

Wild Card Brewery, Unit 7, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall Street
The first solo exhibition of Walthamstow local artist HATCH. He mixes bold linework with highly detailed patterns & tone to create graphic, eye-catching compositions.
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7pm-late Live DJ and refreshments provided.

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