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Drawn illustration of springfest logo, including flowers, bees, birds singing, with cyclists, trees and stalls at the top of the image. The colours are blue, pink, green, yellow and orange - all very spring-like.

Springfest at Fellowship Square - events from 1 April

1 April 2023
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As the weather improves, we want to bring the people of Waltham Forest together with a range of free and low-cost activities this spring. 

Springfest brings together events and activities in April & May, including a fun-filled programme for children over the Easter holidays and opportunities to get active. 

You can find details for our events below. 

Fellowship fountain displays 

We will have multiple fountain displays every day, that are timed to music with a variety of gorgeous colours! Head down and visit to check it out, for free! 

Weekend markets at Fellowship Square

Every Saturday, 10am to 4pm - Saturday Social in partnership with Walthamstow Sunday Social

Saturday Social street food and produce market, every Saturday from 1 April.

Free, just turn up 

First Sunday of each month, 10am to 5pm - Go East Vintage 

Our Go East Vintage Market will take place in Fellowship Square with some of London's finest vintage traders bringing their best antique and vintage wares to Walthamstow. Expect a mix of mid-century furniture, lighting, homeware, clothing, accessories and vinyl alongside a fully stocked bar, street food vendors, children's entertainment and music all day. 

Early Bird Entry £3, General entry £2, Bus KingTheatre £7.50

Every second Sunday of each month, 11am to 4pm - Makers Market 

Join us for our Makers Market, hosted by the Creative side of London, from 9 April. 

Free, just turn up 

Every fourth Sunday of each month, 10am to 4pm – Wellness Market

 Join us for our Wellness market, hosted by SABS Events. 

Free, just turn up 

16 April, 10am to 4pm – Sustainable Living Market 

Join us for our Sustainable Living market, hosted by the Assembly Markets. 

Free, just turn up 

Easter holiday activities 

Join us for a fun filled Easter holiday programme, where you can enjoy a variety of free and ticketed activities to keep boredom at bay. There are fountain shows, trails and lots of activities. Local food traders will delight your pallet and there is ice cream too!

Fellowship Square Trail - free! 

Every weekday between 10am to 5pm, Amity the lion will guide you around the square. The trail contains interesting Fellowship Facts which tell the story of the location, the buildings and the people. You can also complete Amity's Activities as you go around.

See a Fellowship Host afterwards to collect a prize for taking part!

Collect trails from the Town Hall, trail will last around 30 minutes. 

Bus King Theatre 

Everyday from Monday 3 April to Friday 14 April, 11am to 11.30am 

A  puppet show presented in a beautifully converted double decker bus, suitable for all ages with additional puppet making workshops on the upper deck after the show. £7.50 per ticket. 

Let’s Get Out - outdoor topics and activities 

Tuesday 4 April to Friday 7 April, 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm 

Tuesday 11 April to Friday 14 April, 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm 

There are eight sessions across the four days. Each session costs £7 each or you can book on all sessions for £44. 

The sessions are: 

  • Water purifying 

  • Helping nature 

  • Shelter building 

  • Finding your way (navigation) 

  • Bottle rockets 

  • Fire lighting and camp gadgets 

  • Tracking (following animals) 

  • Pioneering (building things) 

Piñatas in Wonderland - hosted by Sweet Paper Creations 

Tuesday 4 April, 10.30am to 11.30am and 1pm to 3pm 

‘Piñatas in Wonderland’ is an immersive storytelling experience in Fellowship Square. 

Characters dress up and Alice will tell the story of Wonderland. After the thrilling tale is over, there will be a chance to make your very own piñata based off the characters. 

Everyone is encouraged to dress up too! 

Maryam Luong Face Painting 

Join us for face painting at Fellowship Square, between 10am to 5pm on the following days: 

Tuesday 4 April, Wednesday 5 April, Tuesday 11 April, Wednesday 12 April, Thursday 13 April and Friday 14 April 

No pre booking - various prices

Football Fun Factory - an unmissable experience for all ages and abilities! 

Monday 10 April to Friday 14 April, 10am to 5pm 

There will be fun games, football skills, inflatable goal posts and an inflatable dart board. 

Each day, there will be four hour-long inflatable play sessions (10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm), as well as a drop-in penalty shoot-out and dart showdown from 3pm to 5pm. 

Leisure activities 

Full Moon Yoga & Gong Bath 5 May 7:30pm-9pm

Join East of Eden and Waltham Forest Council in honouring the Flower Moon with a one hour yoga class, accessible to everybody (no yoga experience required), followed by a gong sound meditation in savasana. By coming together in community at the full moon, we are honouring the natural cycles of the earth as well as creating space to connect with our fellow beings. Bring your own mat and blanket, and set yourself down wherever you want.

Tickets are £3