9.30am and we're at Cafe Bonito, Wood Street E17 who opened specially early for us thank you Sba Shaikh of Mehraj Textile Art & Design is talking about the success the Waltham Forest Women's Network International Women's Day she realised that Silvana Gambini @uncalmitalian had been managing a stall right next to her wasn't it well organised talking about being organised how can she get an apprentice Sue Mclellan Mrs Bounce had just taken on one and gave us first hand experience of the options available she also talked about her new business partnership which happened as a result of meeting new WFWIB member Janet Herber of Catalyst Design & Print at the last Coffee Catch Up at Oh My Coffee Shop in Chingford then Cory (husband of Strange Fruit greetings cards and ex Walthamstonian Denise Rawls) talked about Droplet a great new mobile money app and the opportunities it offers for small business WFWIB member and artist Sharon Drew and talked about her new exhibition at a London gallery with impressive celebrity connections and how she been introduced to the owner by WFWIB member Louise Kerr of Resonance Voice Training then Anita August of Safe For All mentioned the secret gardens in Greenaway Avenue which were being refreshed as a part of Cultivate WF and realised that Sharon lives just around the corner 11.00am 90 minutes gone in a flash...
... and that's why we have the Waltham Forest Women In Business Network
Cultivate Waltham Forest, Waltham Forest Council’s first urban food growing festival, has lined up over 50 events, including a conference, food-a-fair and gardener’s question time as part of its Cultivate Waltham Forest food growing festival from 21 - 30th March 2014.
TV Gardener Joe Swift attended the launch conference event, which aims to mark Waltham Forest as the garden of London harnessing the knowledge, skills and enthusiasm of amateur and professional food and related growers. Events throughout the week:
More at: www.cultivatewf.org
Images: Nicola Tree
The 2014 E17 Art Trail –
Celebrating 10 Years of Art in Waltham Forest
The E17 Art Trail is an annual festival and independent artist run project in Walthamstow, North East London. This event brings over 3500 E17 artists and local people of all abilities, interests and backgrounds to exhibit and profile their work within a huge festival programme.
This year the 2014 E17 Art Trail celebrates its 10th Birthday, running for 16 days from 31 May – 15 June.
The trail offers opportunities for local businesses and individuals to include the E17 Art Trail in their 2014 marketing plans as a sponsor or an advertiser. Our attached Partners Pack and Advertising Rates outlines all that you need to know about supporting the E17 Art Trail in this milestone year.
New for this year and part of the festival will be an Appetite Food Festival strand which will build on the success of the
2013 Appetite Food Festival. This will be an additional programme of food related event with art on the menu where artists and food creators of all kinds can collaborate – could this be an opportunity for your business, or a way to present your creative work?
What does the E17 Art Trail do?
If you are interested in reaching a proactive East London creative community the E17 Art Trail needs to be part of your annual planning:
How can your business benefit?
How can your business take part?
You can also download the Partners Pack from www.e17arttrail.co.uk/getinvolved
Queries? Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 3281 1897 to discuss how you would like to get involved.
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Waltham Forest Women in Business