Six things to do this weekend: 14-16 June

Published Thursday 13 June by Owen

Another busy weekend awaits in Waltham Forest with plenty to see and do this weekend. See a masterpiece, try your hand at weaving and get lost on the E17 Art Trail over the next few days. 

There is so much to see and do over the next few days in the borough, but here is a short list of things to get you started for this weekend...

e17 Art Trail

E17 Art Trail
1-16 June 
Various locations, Walthamstow

The E17 Art Trail 2019 comes to a close this weekend so make sure you grab your guide and hit the trail before it's too late. This weekend the Trail is jam-packed with workshops, exhibitions, cycling tours and so much more. 

A Salon Opera

A Salon Opera: Flauguissimo Duo
Friday 14 June 
All Saints Church, Highams Park

Waltham Forest Music Society presents A Salon Opera. Part of an ongoing series, this event features celebrated duo Flauguissimo who combine guitar and theorbo to great effect. Not to be missed if you are a classical music fan. 

Artemisia

Artemisia
1-16 June
Wood Street Library, Walthamstow 

On the final stop of their grand tour National Gallery present this incredible painting by renaissance artist Artemisia Gentileschi. The painting currently on display at Wood Street Library will be heading back to its central London home on Monday so go and see it here in the borough while you can. 

weaving

Therapeutic Weaving Workshops (memory impairment)
Friday 14 June
One Hoe Street, Walthamstow

Free weaving workshops run by award-winning local weaver Rezia Wahid, and experienced art therapist Sarah Barbee for people with memory impairment and their family or friends. This event is free and open to all, no experience required. 

Community garden festival

Greenway Garden Arts + Music Festival
Saturday 15 June 
Greenway Avenue Community Garden, Wood Street

Head to Wood Street this Saturday and visit Greenway Avenue Community Garden Summer Festival. Enjoy a line-up of local artists, poets, singers and storytellers, as well as performances from Waltham Forest Community Choir. A lovely way to spend a Saturday.

Swarm

Swarm
Open from Saturday 14 June
Vestry House Museum and Gardens, Walthamstow 

A new exhibition opens this weekend exploring the growing threat of a declining bee and insect population. Featuring the work of artists Anna Alcock, Hannah Ford, Miyuki Kasahara, Alke Schmidt and Sandie Sutton.

Let us know what you see this weekend and share your experiences with us using #wfculture19