Hornbeam Nights DJ slot – last Friday of every month
Starting on Fri 26 May, 7.30-11.30pm – Hornbeam Nights’ resident DJs Lounch & Noods will be providing your ears with super deluxe ambient down tempo grooves, dub, low-fi electronica and underground hip-hop on the last Friday of every month from May.
HAPPY HOUR 7.30pm
Drinks, cocktails, lazers and a little dance floor action.
Thurs 11 May, GROWING THE LOCAL DREAM: a talk on making food sovereignty a reality and how to start growing your own.
We have three guests speakers who are involved in growing with Hornbeam partner and local community growing project Organiclea.
SPEAKERS: Melanie Strickland – OrganicLea: What is Food sovereignty?
Food sovereignty allows communities control over the way food is produced, traded and consumed. The food sovereignty movement is a global alliance of farmers, growers, consumers and activists.
Mel is the Community Food Movement Builder at Organiclea
Terry Bennett – OrganicLea: How to bring small growers into the political mainstream.
Terry will be referencing the Land Worker’s alliance post brexit agricultural policy.
– A new growth model for a new generation.
– Grow the dream and nurture your brain.
Jon Rackham – Gardens for all
Do it yourself. How to bring your growing home.
FREE although donations to Hornbeam and Organiclea’s community work are gratefully received.
FOOD AVAILABLE: hot vegan curry and rice bowl for £6.
DRINKS: choose from our fully stocked bar of local ales and ciders, bio-dynamic wines, locally made soft drinks and vegan snacks.
FIND OUT ABOUT VOLUNTEERING: You can also find out about the work of Organiclea and the Hornbeam and volunteering opportunities at both
Learn practical pharmacy skills, share knowledge, stories & healing remedies and take home your medicines as well as making a stock for the community to be available from the Hornbeam Cafe. This will be a lively participatory workshop to make healing connections together and find out about our neighbourhood plant allies and resources.
This month, connect with the glorious Dandelion: we’ll roast Dandelion root coffee, brew tea and make a contemporary Dandelion and Burdock root beer tonic for cleansing and liver health – joyful seasonal additions. Price £10. Book your ticket
The Hornbeam can now be hired as a Supper Club venue – just get in touch, or come along to try out the amazing food cooked by local cooks keen to put on their own Pop-Up!
We have a lovely, cosy cafe seating around 25 people. We have a fully-equipped professional catering kitchen for your use upstairs with a dumb-waiter to help deliver the food with minimum stress to the cafe downstairs.
Organic alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are all available.
If you’re a lonesome eater, don’t be shy, The Hornbeam is a cracking place to meet and mingle with new lovely people.
This Friday 5th May, the Hornbeam will be screening the documentary film Foreign.
Foreign documents the journeys of Mohamed from Mali and Jerry from Cameroon as they travel from sub-Saharan Africa to the European borders. Director Miriam Fassbender met the men over a period of three years during their migration and used a participative video approach, so that their own footage accounts for 7% of the film.
The evening is FREE ,with glorious pay-as-you-feel food from Stories & Supper volunteers. We will collect donations to cover the cost of the food and any other money raised will go towards the next Stories & Supper project.
Doors open at 6.30pm
Films start at 7pm
Local beers, cider, organic wine and spirits are available.
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Thurs 23rd March, DJ Night – Dusty Sneakers Djs Science Man (Babuin) is back with his pal Wilfy G to take to the decks for a night of dusty vinyl, spaced-out house and sneaky, bleepy tech. Drinks, cocktails, lazers and a little dance floor action.
Thurs 30th March, Film Night – The Divide The Divide tells the story of 7 individuals striving for a better life in the modern day US and UK – where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as the bottom 90%. On general release in the UK from 22 April – we have a sneak, free preview! Plus glorious vegan food cooked by the Hornbeam Cafe
Thurs 19 Jan – Robin Grey and friends Folk Night Inspired by Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Joanna Newsom, Robin colours in his songs about love and life with guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, piano, double bass, organ, percussion toys and a few other instruments! Family feast. Matinee family performance. Grown-ups performance and party.
Thurs 26th January – January Film Night at the Hornbeam – The Gleaners and I Food served at 6:30, Film starts at 7:15. 80 mins film. Pay by donation. Award winner at Cannes Film Festival in 2000, this creative documentary film by director Agnes Vada explores the history, culture and contemporary laws of gleaning in France. The film is mostly in French with English subtitles.
….Also find out how to become a Waltham Forest Food Rescuer to help reduce food waste and redistribute food surplus in the borough. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Live performance and pre-record conversation with local musician Hannah Ledgewidge a talented multi-instrumentalist. LIVE PERFORMANCE 8pm. Free.
Thursday 9th February DEEPER GROOVES – A night of dub, dusty house & downtempo electronic music with DJ’s Lounch & Noods. Lazers, grooving and happy hour.
Thursday 16th February OPEN DECKS Bring vinyl. Spin some tunes. Buy records. Drink a cocktail. Mingle. Dance. Yeah. Free.
Thurs 23 Feb – February Film night: This Changes everything. Inspired by Naomi Klein and the issues raised in her brilliant book, Klein and impassioned protesters provide political insight but also hope for the future. Trailer: https://thefilm.thischangeseverything.org/about/
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