Up Your Street. Issue 8

 Sun 16th Feb free 10.00am – 2.30pm
Learn about tree pruning, woodland ecology and specimen trees. Wear warm clothes and strong footware. Maximum 12 people. Booking essential. . Stamford Hill Gates Abney Park Nature Reserve Contact: Russell Miller . Email: workshops@km551818.demon.co.uk Telephone: 07758 326530 pruning

Wed 19th Feb free 10-5pm (until 23rd Feb).Vestry House Museum .

“Waltham Forest has enjoyed a long association with the manufacture of toys. Our new exhibition looks at local toy factories – Wells Brimtoy, famous for their range of tin-plate toys and Britains Ltd, who ran a factory on Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow E17.IMAG010210

Visit this hands-on, family friendly exhibition to see the museum’s fantastic toys and games collection and find out more about these important local factories and the people who worked there.

There’ll be dolls, teddies, model train sets, boats, planes and more. Replica toys and games will be available for visitors to try.

Thurs 20th Feb free 7pm. Adult Drama Group. Improve your skills. Meet new people. Build confidence. Express yourself. Have FUN. Age group: 20-65. Round Chapel, Lower Clapton Road. Hackney Contact: Adele. Email: hackneydrama@yahoo.com Telephone: 07950 526 443sara words
Fri 21st Feb free 1.30-3.30pm For adult informal carers – Relationships & Communication.  St. Joseph’s Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Rachael Yearwood. Email: r.yearwood@sjth.org.uk Telephone: 0208 525 3140.