Food Rescue Kitchen – every Monday

Every Monday the Hornbeam Cafe is transformed into a volunteer-led cooking, using zero waste food donated from supermarkets and local shops as part of our Food Rescue Project. Food is served 1pm, or come and help make the lunch and join us at 10am for an induction and then off to prep the food. Everyone […]

Tues-Wed Pay-What-You-Feel Community Cafe

Every Tuesday and Wednesday we are running a warm and friendly Pay-What-You-Feel community cafe with a focus on organic and surplus food. 10-4pm We make tasty, homely breakfast and lunch and all of our ingredients are either surplus or organic. Many are both. We don’t have prices. Instead, we run on a pay-what-you-feel basis. That […]

Free cycling-related training in March

The following training is available free of charge for those who want to be a member of the Hornbeam volunteering team – but book your place ASAP! 1. First Aid Training adapted for cyclists: 20/3, 17/4, 16/5 (9.30-16.30) 2. Ride Leader training: 29/3, 27/4 (9.30-17.00) 3. Basic Bike Maintenance: 23/3, 2/5 (9.30-17.00) 4. Further Bike […]

Hornbeam JoyRiders become media darlings

Hornbeam JoyRiders basked in the media spotlight today, being featured on BBC London News (go to 4 mins 40 secs), ITV London News, and BBC Radio News (go to 1 min 25 secs) as a shining example of one of the 30 local community projects across the capital Transport for London supports through the TfL Cycling Grants […]

Join Hornbeam’s JoyRiders cycling for fun and relaxation

Hornbeam JoyRiders supports people to overcome barriers preventing them from cycling, especially women and other groups under-represented in cycling.We started in January 2017 by inviting a few women who lacked confidence in cycling to come on a bike ride, and soon discovered that there is a significant, growing demand for support to help women start […]

Apple Day at Vestry House Museum – 14 Oct 2017

Apple Day is one of Walthamstow’s regular highlights of the year so join us again for another apple-y adventure held in the gorgeous gardens of Vestry House Museum and organised by The Hornbeam Centre and Cafe with partners OrganicLea and Artillery and involving lots of amazing local community organisations. If you have apples in a tree in your […]