Week five Saturday 19 to Friday 25 August

Summer Holidays Week 5: Arts and Entertainment

19 August to 25 August 2023
11am to 5pm
Fellowship Square
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Join us for a creative week of activities where you can try new things and discover your creative self! There’s street art workshops, an artist-led 3D project, climb aboard the Lycaeum Music Bus and have fun and make new friends at the Go East Vintage Kids Saturday Takeover! Scroll down to find out more about what’s on this week.

Refreshments will be available from Delicé, Town Hall Café, Sheebakes, Old Station Yard Café, amongst others.

Go East Kids Saturday Takeover 

Saturday 19 August, 11am until late, free entry

A popular and buzzing market full of music, food, refreshments, a range of fun and interactive activities, make and create workshops for children and young people to get involved in. Such as, photos with popular TV character mascots, face painting, colouring table, garden games, hair braiding, Bus King Puppet Theatre, bouncy castles and football shoot out. Entry to the market is free but there may be a small fee for individual activities.

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Lycaeum Music Bus ​

Saturday 19 August, drop in from 11am to 5pm, free

An opportunity for children to be introduced to different instruments, they can try dozens of different instruments available to decide which one they like most. This double decker bus is run by Lycaeum Music, a team of professional music educators trained at the Royal Academy of Music and the Trinity Laban Conservatoire, with a combined teaching experience of nearly two decades. 

Art Activities with Wood Street Walls

Monday 21 to Friday 25 August, 11am to 5pm, £6 to £7​

Local creative organization Wood Street Walls have a passion for street art and a desire to make a positive impact through art. They will have a range of street-art based activities for young people ​to get involved in, to explore their artistic sides through these interactive workshops.

Book your ticket for Art Activities with Wood Street Walls


Walthamstow Sculpt 3D Printing Workshops with Compiler and enorê

Tuesday 22 to Friday 25 August, 11am to 5pm, £5 

Join us for exciting workshops to create a collaborative digital and physical artwork inspired by Walthamstow whilst learning about 3D scanning. 

Digital art collective Compiler and artist enorê are inviting you for exciting hands-on artist-led workshop sessions inspired by Fellowship Square and the unique creative identity of Walthamstow. 

Using plasticine and 3D scanning, you will collaboratively reimagine Walthamstow and create an exciting digital and physical space exploring local heritage, communities, monuments, favourite places and locations.

In these family-friendly 1-hour sessions (for ages 5+), we will be designing Walthamstow-inspired objects and making sculptures using colourful plasticine. Learn about 3D scanning by creating a digital model of your plasticine sculpture and discover how to 3D scan things yourself using your phone. We will use 3D modelling software to place your creations on a virtual map of Walthamstow, contributing to growing collaborative artwork that will evolve over the course of the week. This will exist as a webpage where everyone’s creations can be viewed in an online 3D environment.

Join us to see how digital tools can help us playfully imagine a collective new vision of Walthamstow!

Book your ticket for Walthamstow Sculpt 3D Printing Workshops

Board Game Hub and Giant Lawn Games

Saturday 22 to Friday 28 July, 11am to 5pm, free

We will have chess, draughts, battleships, and dominos to name a few, ​available at the square. Enjoy the games at your leisure! 

Pop Up Library

Wednesday 26 July​, 11am to 5pm, free

Pop-up library for all ages and abilities​.

Fellowship Square Trail

All week, free

The square consists of historic buildings and grounds that make up the whole campus and an open site for the whole community to enjoy.

Let Amity the lion, guide you around the square. This fun trail for all the family, it 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. Pick up a copy of the trail booklet from the Fellowship Square information point by the fountain. Return to collect a prize once you have finished.