News, Events & Job Board

There are regular activities in Wood Street, including live music and DJ’s in the local pubs, art installations and exhibitions, community groups, regular reading events in Wood Street library or open-air events on the Plaza. If you have some news or an event in the Wood Street area and would like it included in the website, please submit the details using this online form.

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The Launch of Legacy Art & Textiles

Legacy Art & Textiles has been the work in progress of Berenice Arboleda. Her designs and paintings are influenced by her Latinamerican roots incorporating bright colours, textures and exotic nature….

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BBC’s Luther filmed on Wood Street

On a cold March morning in 2013, part of the BBC’s hit programme Luther was filmed on Wood Street. The four part series has now finished but can be watched in full…

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Community Grant Event at Post Office

On Thurs 18th July 2013 there will be a High Profile Event happening at Wood Street Post Office at around 12:45-1:00pm. Most importantly Food, Drink and Cake will be provided just as the Post…

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Historic Photos of the Purkis Fish Trade

Whilst browsing the Internet looking for references to Wood Street, we stumbled across this wonderful stash of photos from Walter Purkis and family on the Walthamstow Memories website. Many of…

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Open Garden Charity Fundraiser

Local residents are holding an  Open Gardens Event to be held at Woodside Park Avenue & Forresters Drive, London E17, on Sunday 23rd June from 12 noon to 5pm. Visit a…

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Love Your High Street & Family Fun Day

On Saturday 15 June part of Wood Street will be given over to the Wood Street Family Fun Day, organised by local people with support from Waltham Forest Council. The Fun Day, part…

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Free Business Master Classes

Give yourself the advantage  Get involved with these Free Business Master Classes provided by experienced retail consultants VisionOn. VisionOn have provided programmes for almost 1550 small independent business with 84%…

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New Life Fashion Event

Public Works, is an art and architectural practice that has been working with New Life Charity Shop on an upcycling project.  The project demonstrates how with very little material resource, one can…

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