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EAST DULWICH COMMUNITY CENTRE ASSOCIATION & BARRY AREA RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION SATURDAY 29th October 2016 11a.m.-2.30pm Bring items 11-1pm ONLY Take items: 11-3pm East Dulwich Community Centre 46-50 Darrell Road, SE 22 9NL Items ONLY ACCEPTED […]

WasteAid Week

WasteAid UK, the charity set up to tackle the global waste crisis, is promoting a week of fundraising activities from 7 to 13 November 2016.   WasteAid UK shares recycling knowledge and skills with communities […]

EwasteR Pilot Training – October 2016 Update

Calling all LCRN members with a WEEE workshop You’ve heard us talk about the EU funded project: EwasteR in previous issues. We are now at the stage where we are calling upon you to participate. […]

Please vote for HEET before 8 Oct!

HEET is an amazing charity in Waltham Forest and long-term partner of the Hornbeam, which provides support to vulnerable people to keep their homes warm and cut carbon emissions. We’re delighted they’ve been shortlisted for […]

Sunday 30 October – Organiclea Open Day

Hawkwood Nursery Seasonal Blitz volunteer session, 9.45am-1pm and Open Day, 12-4pm. Come and discover a ‘world of chillies’, with heat, colour and flavour from all over the world. Plus farm stall, forest school for kids, […]

Activities at the Learning Lodge

The Learning Lodge situated in the beautiful Pimp Hall Nature Reserve in Chingford, is a wonderful forest space in Chingford that Hornbeam manages and a fabulous space for meet-ups. Contact: Sun 9 Oct, 2-4pm – […]


Hornbeam Nights are buzzing! Come and join us. We’re open most Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday evenings! Follow us onFacebook and Twitter to keep up-to-date with events. Our café is a very friendly place, so Hornbeam nights are great […]

Classes and other meet-ups at the Hornbeam and Learning Lodge

Every Friday, 1.30-5pm, upstairs – Café Life run by Lifeline project Café Life is a safe, warm and welcoming place where all are welcome within the local community. Arts and crafts, board games, quizzes and competitions. […]

In the cafe at the Hornbeam and Learning Lodge

Remember our amazing café is the oldest vegan café in Waltham Forest, selling an amazing array of organic food and drinks, with all food sourced locally from food coop Organiclea . Our menu changes daily […]

Two important dates to keep an eye for the future > Events at the Hornbeam and Learning Lodge : Halloween and 24th November

Halloween – Keep an eye on our website, social media or our noticeboards to see what pumpkin-y frolicks are happening! No film night in October – but put Thurs 24 November in your diary for films […]

Sat 8 Oct – Apple Day! Apple Day at Vestry House Museum, 11am-3pm

Come celebrate all things Apple-y – eat apple cakes, drink apple juice and cider, play at apple-bobbing, craft apple-y things and buy apple trees! We really need volunteers in the lead-up and on the day […]

Mon 3 Oct, 1.30-2.30pm – Stay, Play and Protest

First meeting of Stay, play & protest – a new type of parenting group. It’s an informal drop-in for parents and their children with a twist – talking about things that make our lives difficult […]

Mon 3 Oct, 10am-1pm – People’s Kitchen

The first Community Monday of every month is People’s Kitchen – delicious lunch made from food that would have been wasted. Come to help prep food from 10am or just to eat at 1pm. Everyone […]

Mon 3 Oct, 10.30am-1pm – Apple-y Community Monday

We’d love volunteers to come and help us prepare for Apple Day on 8 October. Come and help pick apples being donated or put up Apple Day posters in local shops. We’ll provide lunch too! […]

Community Mondays

Weekly drop-in opportunity to help out or skill-up at the Hornbeam. Volunteers help maintain the space together, pick up some skills and have a free lunch too. Every Monday, 11am-2pm. Jamming with Organiclea’s Felicia and […]

Forest Farm Peace Garden : ABUNDANCE DAY 2016

When: Sunday, 9th October 2016 Time: 12 noon – 5pm Free ‘Abundance Day’ is our annual event celebrating the harvest time in the garden. The programme this year will include live music played by local charity […]

Forest Farm Peace Garden Group Meetings

FRUIT TREES GROUP – meets 1st Wednesday of the month at the afternoon session. Next session: Wednesday, 5th October at 2pm – 4pm The garden groups are an informal skill shares for garden users and for all […]

Forest Farm Peace Garden Group Meetings

HERBAL GROUP – meets 1st Friday of the month at the morning session. Next session : Friday, 7th October  2016,  11am – 1pm. The garden groups are an informal skill shares for garden users and for all who […]


Forest Farm Peace Garden Trustees Needed

Forest Farm Peace Garden  is looking for new trustees. We are a permaculture inspired, therapeutic garden offering an Eco therapy Programme and environmental education workshops and events to promote health well-being and environmental sustainability. We […]


EcoLocal – 6 Week Food Growing Courses

6 Week Food Growing Courses – now booking to start Saturday September 17th 2016 If you are just starting out, or would like to get some more detailed knowledge of food growing, then this course […]


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