On now: alongside Memories of the Fun Palace, come and see the Litter Bugs! This summer families have been working with local artist Michelle Reader making sculptures from litter found on Walthamstow Marshes. As well as a dragonfly made from motorbike parts and a butterfly made from an old watering can, there are many other bugs, beasts and birds inspired by the wildlife of the marshes.
Thursday 23rd October, 6pm – 8:30, Meet the Artists
Sunday 2nd November, 10:30 -12:00, meet at the Mill for a guided walk on the Marshes with Lee Valley ranger Gavin Johnson.
Sunday 16th November – 2pm to 4pm. A workshop for children: Come along and make your own ‘Litterbug’ from recycled materials with Michelle Reader. Book in advance to ensure a place or come along on the day, £3 per child. Bring a few things from your recycling bin to turn into a sculpture. Workshop suitable for children aged 5 to 14. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Visitwww.michelle-reader.co.uk/