E17 Designers Market in the Village, wowing visitors with a wide range of handmade, one off gifts from over 25 new, regular and guest makers. Featured guests Bracket Bags selling leather accessories and Bio-Trimmings jewellery made from banana peel!
Regulars back for winter include Useful Pots
Fran Wood Design
And new makers Amiguru, Aura Organics, SlinkyLinks,
Paula Moore Textiles, That Little Outfit
PLUS Need a string shake-up? Bring along your guitar to Playtime Guitars, tarot reading from Goddess Vulpecula (offering ‘Tinder Tarot for a Tenner’), mulled cider from Real Al, street food from E17 Village Market featuring our favourites The Greek Café, Wood Street Coffee and Suzie Cakes in the Kitchen with tea and cake. The taproom, TRAP, is on the Ravenswood estate, just around the corner, serving cider, beer, organic wine, gin and cheese. Real Al will be selling mulled cider at the Market in November, come down and say Hello!
Annual William Morris Gallery Christmas shopping late: find the E17 Designers upstairs with an amazing selection of one off, handmade gifts: gorgeous jewellery from Bybri, Brass and Bold, Kodes, Fused and Fired, Paz Oh, Flowerie 88, accessories from Mika Bon Bon, MW Makes, KocoKids, calendars, prints and illustration from Emma Scutt, Chris Walker, Hannah Rummery, candles and soaps from Aiko Kubo and MeeTime, plus many more new and favourite makers. The Tea Rooms will be selling Mulled wine and seasonal snacks, there will be tree lighting early on in the evening, and special after hours gallery opening of the exhibition ‘Enchanted Garden’ and new works (paper-cuts and silkscreen prints) from Rob Ryan.
(Donation £1 towards the William Morris Gallery education programme)
From our musical mates at St Mary’s Music Hall…
St Mary’s Music Hall present Afro-pop sensations Mokoomba
Thursday October 25th
Advance tickets £12 / £15
Get ready for a night of exceptional live music from Zimbabwe’s internationally acclaimed, award-winning Mokoomba in the atmospheric surroundings of St Mary’s Church, Walthamstow Village. Their signature Afro-Fusion sound is a mix of indigenous elements rooted in Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls region, along with international influences from modern regional styles, such as Congolese soukous and South African vocal polyphony.