Category Archives: Events

Walking tour app


As part of the Ex-Warner Project, we created an mobile phone and tablet walking tour app. The free app, is available for both iPhone and Android phones. It includes three different walking tours around the former Warner estates in Walthamstow and Leyton. The walks are based on walks given by […]

New walking tour app for Walthamstow & Leyton

Warner Tea Party


Yesterday we had a tea party at Vestry House Museum for current and former Warner residents. It was incredibly busy! The longest resident had lived in a Warner property for over 80 years, and the newest for only 8 months. One woman had come all the way up from Petersfield and brought […]

Memory drop in session


Thanks so much to everyone that came to our memory drop in at Vestry House Museum. We had around 15 people attend, and some of those that did come brought yet more amazing photos including these from Peter Wilkes of Bemstead Road. Peter’s father Donald worked for the Warner Estate […]

Drop in session at Vestry House Museum

Memory Event, William Morris Gallery


We ran a memory session at the William Morris Gallery today for people to with memories of the estate to bring photos and documents to. One of the best finds was this WWII diary belonging to a residents mother. Thanks to everyone who came and brought friends and neighbours!

WWII diary from Warner Estate resident

Leyton Warner Estate Walk


Thanks to the 35 people who came on the Leyton walk, and to David Boote who gave us a fascinating and informative tour. We started at Sybourn Street and after looking at the school building we went around the nearby streets: Hibbert Road, Harris Street and Markhouse Road, before going […]

Walthamstow Historical Society photo walk


Thanks so much to everyone who came on the photography walk with Walthamstow Historical Society yesterday, and thanks in particular to Neil Houghton, for leading what was a really fascinating and entertaining 2 hour walk. We started by Station Florists, St James Street station walking around to the side of […]

Ex Warner Project Talk


Thanks so much to everyone who came to the Ex Warner Project talk at St Michael & All Angels Church Hall last night. We had over 40 people. Great to see so many of the participants and to have to many current and past Warner residents attending. (KG)

Warner Residents Tea Party


We had such a lovely weekend at the exhibition, just under 150 visitors came on both the Saturday and Sunday, so thanks everyone who visited. On Sunday we had a tea party for current and previous Warner residents. Cakes with ‘W.E’ in green and cream were provided by Aura Rosa […]

Opening night


With the gallery space cleaned, audio installed, photographs and historical documents up and in place, drinks delivered we are ready to welcome guests. A steady stream of Warner residents past and present begin to arrive, along with members of Waltham Forest Council, friends and neighbours. One of the many things […]