GrandFestBack for its third year, GrandFest is a one-day mini festival that celebrates the heritage skills of talented older people, aiming to inspire the younger generation to learn new skills. Presented by the Royal Voluntary Service charity, it sees restaurants, pubs and shops around Spitalfields present a series of masterclasses, from crochet to lacemaking and bread making to woodturning, all hosted by teachers over 70. Venues taking part include the Geffrye Museum, Anthropologie, The Ten Bells, Blixen and AGA London while performances will also take place on the GrandFest stage in Bishops Square.

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Events near GrandFest

Near GrandFest
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Secret Garden Late
London > Events > Leisure Dates: Saturday 13th May 2017 - 4.30pm-9pm
GrandFest, Vestry Road, E17 | 1 minute from GrandFest
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
GrandFest
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: Sunday 18th June 2017
GrandFest, Walthamstow, EC2M | Same location as GrandFest
Back for its third year, GrandFest is a one-day mini festival that celebrates the heritage skills of talented older people, aiming to inspire the younger generation ...More
Water and Life: The Story Of Walthamstow Wetlands
London > Events > Tours Dates: Sunday 18th June 2017 - 4.30pm-9pm
GrandFest, Vestry Road, E17 | 1 minute from GrandFest
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Entertainment near GrandFest

Near GrandFest
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Yard
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Queens Yard White Post Lane, E9 | 2.8 miles from GrandFest
The Yard theatre occupies a unique warehouse space - where the concrete floor and corrugated roof are clearly visible - located two minutes from Hackney Wick ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Royal Stratford East
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gerry Raffles Square, E15 | 2.9 miles from GrandFest
Theatre Royal Stratford East opened in 1884 and became the home of the Theatre Workshop Company in 1954. The first performance ever held here was 'Richelieu' ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stratford Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Gerry Raffles Square, Salway Road, E15 | 2.9 miles from GrandFest
Fitted out to luxury standards, Stratford Picturehouse is one of 20 independent cinemas operated by Picturehouse which also owns Clapham Picturehouse, the Gate Picturehouse, Greenwich Picturehouse, ... More
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Sights and Attractions near GrandFest

The best museums, galleries, attractions near GrandFest
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KIDS Adventure Play
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Spring Lane, E5 | 2.1 miles from GrandFest
The KIDS Adventure Playground in Hackney provides a stimulating, inclusive play centre for disabled children and young people aged 5 to 19 years. The playground, situated ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William Morris Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Lloyd Park, Forest Road, E17 | 11 minutes from GrandFest
The Grade II-listed William Morris Gallery, housed in the mid-18th century boyhood home of artist and designer William Morris, has a permanent exhibition on his ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brooks Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Skeltons Lane Recreation Ground, 135 Skeltons Lane, E10 | 18 minutes from GrandFest
Part of Capel Manor College, Brooks Farm, is a place to study and it's also a wonderful visitor's attraction with goats, sheep and pigs ... More
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Shopping near GrandFest

The best shops and markets near GrandFest
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bottle Apostle East Village
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Unit 7.2, 3-4 West Park Walk, E20 | 2.7 miles from GrandFest
Bottle Apostle is a lovely independent wine retailer where you get expert advice and the chance to try before you buy using self-serve enomatic wine ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elevator Gallery
London > Shopping > Art and Design
Mother Studios, Queens Yard, White Post Lane, E9 | 2.9 miles from GrandFest
Elevator Gallery is a contemporary artist-run space in Hackney Wick, London and is housed in the attic of a former chocolate factory, above Mother Studios. Curators ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tiger
London > Shopping >
Unit 45-46, The Mall, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 2.9 miles from GrandFest
The Swedish lifestyle store Tiger proves that cheap and cheerful can stylish too. Doing for interiors, toys and kitchen gadgets what IKEA has done for furniture, ... More
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Restaurants near GrandFest

What are the best dining options near GrandFest London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Orford Saloon
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
32 Orford Road, Walthamstow, E17 | 1 minute from GrandFest
This small Spanish tapas bar in trendy Walthamstow Village is never short of customers or atmosphere. Delicately presented delights will quickly cover the small blue tiled ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eat 17 Walthamstow
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
28-30 Orford Road, E17 | 1 minute from GrandFest
Eat 17 owner and chef, Chris O'Connor, is perhaps best known for his cult burger relish, Bacon Jam, which even featured on the Jonathan Ross show. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yard Sale Pizza Walthamstow
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
15 Hoe Street, E17 | 9 minutes from GrandFest
Handmade pizzas made from double fermented dough are stone baked to give them bubbly crusts at Yard Sale Pizza. Try out toppings like 'The Holy Pepperoni' ... More
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Education near GrandFest

Near GrandFest
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 3.7 miles from GrandFest
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4.1 miles from GrandFest
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4.7 miles from GrandFest
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
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Leisure near GrandFest

GrandFest gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Blush Make-Up Lessons
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Studio 2, The Georgian Village, 100 Wood Street, E17 | 9 minutes from GrandFest
Whether it's a simple girls' get-together or a special hen weekend, why not treat you and your friends to a group make-up lesson. The lesson will ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lloyd Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Forest Road, E17 | 15 minutes from GrandFest
The 12.5 hectare Lloyd Park is a lovely green space in Walthamstow, opened in 1900 and restored in 2012, with a children's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jurassic Falls Adventure Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
Southend Road (A406), Chingford, E4 | 30 minutes from GrandFest
At this dinosaur themed adventure golf course in east London you can pitch and putt your way around 18 holes alongside near life size animatronic dinosaurs. ... More
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Pubs near GrandFest

The best pubs near London GrandFest.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Leyton Star
London > Nightlife > Pubs
116 High Road, E15 | 2 miles from GrandFest
A pub with a golden palm tree and eight private heated cabanas in the garden, The Leyton Star is the revitalised ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Neighbourhood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
52-54 Celebration Avenue, E20 | 2.4 miles from GrandFest
A 'beer shop' with all-day dining , neighbourhood in East Village is the kind of place all neighbourhoods should ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 3 miles from GrandFest
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
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Nightlife near GrandFest

GrandFest clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rootdown
London > Nightlife > Bars
237 Lower Clapton Road, E5 | 2.6 miles from GrandFest
Cocktails come in interesting combinations - coriander, basil and chilli margarita, anyone? - at Rootdown, a Clapton restaurant and cocktail bar with music... and a social ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crate Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Queen's Yard, E9 | 2.8 miles from GrandFest
A craft brewery and pizzeria overlooking the canal, Crate Brewery offers a unique location to enjoy a pizza and a pint in a former print factory ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Behind This Wall
London > Nightlife > Bars
Basement, 411 Mare Street, E8 | 3.1 miles from GrandFest
Putting a different spin on hipster minimalism, Behind This Wall replaces Edison bulbs and copper touches with white walls and wooden stalls. ... More
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Meeting venue hire near GrandFest

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near GrandFest.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 3.9 miles from GrandFest
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4.8 miles from GrandFest
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 4.9 miles from GrandFest
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More

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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Fundraising Event|PRICING Free
DATES Sunday 18th June 2017
VENUE Various Venues East London
Back for its third year, GrandFest is a one-day mini festival that celebrates the heritage skills of talented older people, aiming to inspire the younger generation to learn new skills. Presented by the Royal Voluntary Service charity, it sees restaurants, pubs and shops around Spitalfields present a series of masterclasses, from crochet to lacemak...More about this event
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Various Venues East London, Walthamstow EC2M 7QH
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DATES Saturday 5th August 2017
VENUE Various Venues East London
Taking place at several intimate venues around London Fields, Visions Festival returns for 2017 with another one-day music line-up. This year welcomes Benny Mails, Blanck Mass, Frankie Cosmos, Goat Girl, Helada Negro, Ider, The Men, Noga Erez amongst others. Further to the music, there's also a craft beer and a food festival. Be quick, however, it'...More about this event
 
 
 
 
 
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