Category Archives: Project update

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 Walthamstow Historical Society and Leyton & Leytonstone Historical Society. Each walk is around 2 miles long, with about 11 stops. At each stop there are archive photos, contributed by local families as well as Vestry House Museum, audio with historical information and ephemera. There are also links to some of […]

New walking tour app for Walthamstow & Leyton

We have the keys!

We have the keys to the space, the space is a former Warner rent office on Brettenham Road. The actual address is 2A Rushbrook Crescent. The office is one storey, contains a front and back room, a small kitchen and toilet, plus a yard and a large shed. The smell of damp is overpowering when we first arrive, and the space hasn’t been used for quite some time. The task of installing the show in a two day period is about to begin! (KG)

Publication goes to print!

An exciting day today as our publication, designed by Sara Carnholm, went off to print at Aldgate Press. The 80 page book contains interviews, contemporary and historic photographs, as well as research and introduction by Kirstin Sibley. Photo above shows Lucy and Steve choosing paper. Looking forward to it being delivered for our exhibition opening at the end of May. (KG)

Get involved with the ex-Warner project!

We’re looking for volunteers in May and June The E17 Art Trail is fast approaching and we’re now looking for volunteers (over 18 years of age) to help with our exhibition and events. We’re asking you first as we’d like some of the volunteers to be project participants or people who share our interest in Warner properties. Our secret exhibition space is in the Lloyd Park area and that is where most things will be taking place. We’ll be able to cover local transport costs and food and drink expenses, and can provide references in the future if that helps […]