Forest Lounge



Fellowship Island's newest venue Forest Lounge will be buzzing with activities, workshops and debates. Join us on Saturday and Sunday.

SATURDAY- PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

1-2pm Low Presents: Flowertry, Storytelling through poetry and monologues

2pm Health and Wellbeing: Discussion panel with Time To Change, Waltham Forest Crest, Carers First, Inky Cuttlefish, The Mill

3.15pm The Forgotten Suffragettes; the Struggle of East London’s Suffragettes: A salon with Esther Freeman

4pm Environmental Sustainability: Discussion panel with Keep Cup, This is Rubbish, Waltham Forest Repair Café, Maureen Schipper

12-4pm Community Venues Matter:  Community Waltham Forest need your help to map the community venues of the borough that matter to you.  Come along and make sure that your favourite places are on our map.

ALL DAY 12-6pm Waltham Forest Pride Planning Group host Placard Making

ALL DAY 12-6pm The Booth of Truth: Make a live recording, cut your own vinyl on a record lathe with artists Dom Golden and Nik Clifford.

Pop Up Library by The Mill

SUNDAY- PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

12.30-2pm Forest Poets: open mic slots available, book on the day

2pm Food and Poverty: Discussion panel with Organiclea, PL84U AL-SUFFA, Transition Leytonstone, Eat or Heat, Christian Kitchen, Magic Breakfast

3.15pm LVE Foundation: A salon with Karen Bellamy

4pm Community Activism: Discussion Panel with Bank Job, Neesha Badhan, Waltham Forest Pride Planning Group, Headway Selfbuild Collective, Citizen Advice Bureau & The Drawing Shed

12-4pm Community Venues Matter:  Community Waltham Forest need your help to map the community venues of the borough that matter to you.  Come along and make sure that your favourite places are on our map.

12-4pm Craftivism Banner Making with Share UK

ALL DAY 12-6pm Spells and Wishes: a growing interactive installation by Kirsten Schmidt. Come along, make a ceramic pot or leave a wish inside one. Inspired by ancient Roman artefacts found in Egypt.

Pop Up Library from The Mill

In 2018 the development and delivery of Fellowship Island is led by the participants of the first Creative Citizen Fellowship: Auntie Maureen, Charlotte Major, Jessica Hudlsey & Laura Kerry The Creative Citizen Fellowships have been supported by a grant from Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

This year Fellowship Island is supported by National Lottery’s Awards for All.