Practising qi gong promotes positivity, wellness and a balance in life, says Mina Wolton, who offers classes in the ancient mind-body-spirit system at Wanstead House My name is Mina and...


Inspired diabetic

As part of Black History Month events taking place locally in October, chef Lyndon Wissart will be explaining how he managed to cure his Type 2 diabetes in 105 days… without...

dr-1David Rosenberg

Anti-Semitism: discuss

David Rosenberg is a lifelong campaigner against fascism and racism, and at this month’s East London Humanists meeting, he will be giving his perspective on the scourge of anti-Semitism and...

IMG_5866-7©Richard Arnopp

Restoring Wanstead Park

In the fifth of a series of articles looking at the developing plans for restoring Wanstead Park, Richard Arnopp from the Friends of Wanstead Parklands brings us up to date on...

1858202903_d7b8cb65a2_oAftermath of the Blitz, 1940

In Love with the Past

Join prizewinning author Jean Fullerton at Wanstead Library this month as she discusses her latest novel A Ration Book Childhood, which explores a dangerous secret, set in the darkest days...

IMG_20190907_170904_resized_20190916_042011108Donna Mizzi joins cow creator Karen Humpage (right). Arnold the cow collected almost £120 for Compassion in World Farming

The biggest and best

One of our aims has been to make art more accessible. It’s a form of communication. If we’ve helped more local people enjoy art, that’s an important achievement, says Donna...

Lucinda-ImageLucinda Dickens Hawksley

Celebrating culture

Fabula Festival – Redbridge Libraries’ biggest cultural event of the year – is back this autumn and promises to delight residents with a jam-packed programme. Anita Luby reports Fabula Festival...

Stairway-to-Heaven©Jim Williams

Photo story 2

In the second of a series of articles by members of the Woodford and Wanstead Photographic Society, Jim Williams tells the story behind this image taken on his way home from...