Pay-what-you-feel stalls popping up in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Food Rescue are running pop-up ‘pay-what-you-feel’ food stalls around the borough to highlight the fact that food is often thrown away while it is still good enough to eat. Best Before Stalls Every Monday, 12:00 – 15:00 out the the Hornbeam (weather permitting) Every Tuesday. 14:30 – 17:30 at Friday Hill Tenants Management […]

Rescue Food! with Best Before Project

The Hornbeam and This is Rubbish are working together to run Waltham Forest’s Best Before Project. We are working with anti food waste campaigning and redistribution organisation ‘Best Before‘ to raise awareness among local food retailers that it is not illegal to sell food that is passed its best before date. To help us reach out to […]

World Disco Soup-Waltham Forest

World Disco Soup Waltham Forest & Local People’s Food Forum Launch! Sunday 30 April 2-6pm Scout Hut 205a Wood St, Walthamstow, London E17 3NU Hornbeam’s Best Before Project is teaming up with Plan Zheros and This is Rubbish. We are calling for attention and action to stop global food waste. A Disco Soup is a way of collecting a lot of food that […]

Wellbeing Day 18 March 2017

Saturday 18 March 2017, 11am–7pm Sssshhhhh….. this could be one of the most useful and beautiful days you could attend this year….. It’s in a gorgeous and secret enclave of forest at Pimp Hall Nature Reserve in Chingford where the Hornbeam manage the Learning Lodge and put on wonderful events like this! The Hornbeam is running […]

Hornbeam Nights – the story so far

  A taster and some useful links of Hornbeam Nights gone by… Thurs 16th March, Open Decks Bring vinyl. Spin some tunes. Buy records. Drink a cocktail. Mingle. Dance. Yeah. 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 […]

New Women’s Cycling group

We have an exciting new cycling project for women coming up – bringing women together to cycle, support each other, increase confidence and have fun. We’ll be running free women’s only group training for beginners on Thursdays and Sundays in March, at St James sports ground. And if you’re an experienced cyclist, please join us […]

Visit to Hawkwood – Organiclea’s Growing Site

Wed 11 Jan: Group visit to Hawkwood, Organiclea’s growing site in Chingford.  We’re organising a trip to the Organiclea’s amazing growing site in Chingford for anyone interested in volunteering there.     Meet at the Hornbeam at 10.30am and we will travel together by bus to Hawkwood. For more info on volunteering roles at Organiclea, visit https://www.organiclea.org.uk/get-involved/volunteering/

Making Herbal Remedies in Chingford

Tuesday 24th January, 2.30-4.30pm at Friday Hill TMO, Chingford Make your own herbal remedies for the family with local medical herbalist Rasheeqa of Hedge Herbs. Learn how to make effective and tasty medicines for the kids when they get poorly, with kitchen ingredients and local plants! Natural healthcare at low cost and with connection to our […]

Mon 23 Jan – Community Monday with Hedgeherbs at the Hornbeam

  Make your own herbal remedies for the family with medical herbalist Rasheeqa of Hedgeherbs at the Hornbeam between 10am-1pm. Learn how to make effective and tasty medicines for the kids when they get poorly, with kitchen ingredients and local plants! Natural healthcare at low cost and with connection to our environment: healthy families, healthy communities, […]

Community Mondays in January

  Weekly drop-in opportunity to help out or skill-up at the Hornbeam. Volunteers help maintain the space together, pick up some skills and have a free lunch too. Every Monday, 11am -2pm. Jamming happens every week with Organiclea upstairs at the Hornbeam from 10am-1pm. To be a jamming volunteer please contact volunteering@hornbeam.org.uk to book a place Drop […]