Introducing the Walthamstow Performing Arts Collective

Bringing together visual art, theatre, performance art, dance, music, science, film, food, and a general sense of a community coming together to share across the spectrum and see what the future holds.
Visual arts exhibition
Nightly film programme

Venue update!
Due to a collapsing shutter we had to relocate. Events from 11th to 14th Dec are held at:
Ye Olde Rose & Crown
55 Hoe St, Walthamstow London E17 4SA
38 Hoe Street
Walthamstow, London E17 4PH

Events

  • Opening

    The official opening Introducing WPAC space at 38 Hoe Street. The exhibition shows artworks and documentation by Suzanne Van Rossenberg, Charlotte Wendy Law, Carla Cruz and Layla Rosa. DJ Nana Nicol (Resonance104.4fm) provides the soundtrack for the night. Free to attend.

  • Mummy Look!

    Mummy Look! Story picnic open to parents with young children with Layla Rosa & Carla Cruz. A drop in, bring your own food story telling / book reading moment. Free to attend, aimed at 0-5 year olds and their carers.

  • Cymatics Family Workshop

    Mark Wagner presents the vibratory phenomena of Cymatics - salt and water vibrating and making magical patterns to musical drones and wavelengths. Free to attend, all ages.

  • Artists' dinner

    For artists and non-artists to share stories of your art. Bring a dish and an example of your work. Free to attend. RSVP.

  • Music of the Spheres

    Performance of Cymatics by Mark Wagner and Sufi music and energizing meditative practices led by Khaled Hakim. Free to attend, donations welcome.

  • Voice & Speech taster workout

    A voice workout for Stage & Public Speaking, facilitated by Richard Hollingworth. Free to attend, RSVP.

  • Dance Workshop

    Free taster classes in Bollywood / Streetdance fusion and Classical Indian dance and music presented by Khyal Arts. Free to attend.

  • Raagnagrok and Colin Potter

    CANCELLED. Live music by Raagnagrok (Mark Pilkington + Zali Krishna), Colin Potter (Nurse With Wound), and DJ spatial (Infrasonics). Free to attend, donations welcome.

  • Jump Rope

    Interactive performance for the public space inspired in the children’s game jump rope, by Carla Cruz. Free, off site / Walthamstow Town Square

  • Colour Brings People Together

    A workshop of colour naming games. Facilitated by Dimitris Mylonas and Silvia Sampons. Free to attend, all ages.

  • Soundscaping E17

    A workshop to collaboratively collect sound recordings from the local acoustic ecology. Free to attend.

  • 16mm Projections

    An opportunity to hang out with mechanical projectors and DIY imagery, a playful time spent with heating lights and noisy clogs - presented by Olivier Rodriguez. Free to attend. BYOF.

  • Paper Marbling

    A painting workshop aimed a young people age 5+, facilitated by Carla Cruz. Free to attend.

  • Received Pronunciation taster workshop

    This session will take at look at some common obstacles to clear articulation and explore how to overcome them. Free to attend, RSVP.

  • Mummy Look!

    Mummy Look! Story picnic open to parents with young children with Layla Rosa & Carla Cruz. A drop in, bring your own food story telling / book reading moment. Free to attend, aimed at 0-5 year olds and their carers.

  • Circuit bending workshop

    Open circuit bending workshop. Participants are encouraged to bring along music toys and other devices for customization. Free to attend.

  • Circuit bending performance

    Public performance showcasing the ‘bent’ instruments from the afternoon workshop. Free to attend, donations welcome.

  • All Together Now (Family Discovery Day)

    A journey through the cultural past of Walthamstow with Philippa Buxton. We will re-disocover the wonders of Walthamstow’s musical heritage through song, stories, make believe and craft. Free to attend, all ages and family groups encouraged. RSVP.

  • Artists' dinner

    For artists and non-artists to share stories of your art. Bring a dish and an example of your work. Free to attend. RSVP.

  • Live music & spoken word

    Programme TBC. Free to attend.

  • Look more closely at the gaps

    Performative participative installation by Sadie Edginton. Free to attend.

  • All Together Now (Vintage Knees Up)

    Drop in for a cup of tea, a chat and a good old knees-up. Philippa Buxton will be bringing together as many locals as possible to remember the good old days, singing songs that have shaped our town’s rich history and sharing stories and memories. Free to attend, all ages and over 50s encouraged.

  • Tom Wheatley and Andrew Lisle

    An evening of live improvised music. Free to attend, donations welcome.

  • Colour Brings People Together

    A workshop of colour naming games. Facilitated by Dimitris Mylonas. Free to attend, all ages.

  • A Catalogue of Sensibilities

    The exbition project by Neela Basu draws together lesser celebrated but highly prevalent feelings such as resigned ennui, polite disdain and burning embarrassment. Free to attend.

  • Closing party

    Closing party - details tbc. Free to attend.