Discover a 100+ new homes and small businesses nestling in the streets of Chobham Manor. This summer artists and residents built, renovated and re-imagined bird boxes at three open-air workshops to create a flamboyant collection of properties now displayed in the streets of Chobham Manor, Stratford East Village.
Our exhibition catalogue is available for reference at the following places:
Unity Kitchen Cafe, Timber Lodge, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 1A Honor Lea Avenue, E20 1DY;
Chobham Manor Marketing Suite, 10 Olympic Park Avenue, Stratford East Village, E20 1FT;
Pavé Velo, 2-4 Victory Parade, Stratford East Village, E20 1FS
and can be viewed here or downloaded as a pdf:
Discover Bird Box Avenue in these streets and locations around Chobham Manor, E20:
The E17 Art Trail 2017 took place 03 -18 June. The local contribution to the programme was nothing short of epic. 7000 local people were creatively involved in preparing work for 230+ exhibitions and performances!! It was going to be an extraordinary 16 days in Walthamstow.
E17 Art Trail Idea Sparks Talks
In preparation for the next E17 Art Trail we 've held six lively monthly talks exploring our theme: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics). And we're hoping to do more after the E17 Art Trail to continue discussing practice, collaboration and what we've discovered while respnding to the STEAM theme.
Each talk featured artists and experts in science, maths, geology, and other STEM disciplines. They were intended to inspire art trail participants to think about, generate and develop ideas based on STEAM topics in time to register exhibitions and events. The Idea Sparks Talks were free to attend, and attracted audeiences of between 60 and 120 people.
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Thank you to Danny Coope for refreshing our E17 Art Trail logo.
Beans on Balconies is a neighbourhood network for local people living in and around Wood Street, E17, who enjoy making things, growing plants, cooking, sharing neighbourhood feasts and meeting people. We’re funded until July 2017 to support neighbours, especially people living in flats, to enjoy growing and sharing food and making ideas happen. We're looking forward to collaborating with residents and Blackhorse Workshop and growing mentors to co-design and assemble planters that really fit our balconies and the way we live in our flats. With money raised by Health Lives through the Health Lottery we have funding for seed and compost giveaways, designing and making sessions, neighbourhood feasts, frivolous challenges and practical growing advice.
Check our map to see if you, your friends, family or colleagues live in a Beans on Balconies neighbourhood.
If you'd like to find out more contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Contributions are from our volunteer festival photographers.
Bird Box Avenue exhibition: 26 August - 10 September 2017
Cultivate Produce Show: 3 September 2017
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Updated 17 May 2018