The Highams Park Plan was presented to the Cabinet of Waltham Forest Council on Thursday 10th October and it was agreed that the plan can now proceed to a referendum (public vote) of all residents of Highams Park. We are currently working on tidying up all the documents required and discussing with Council Officers what

The Highams Park Plan has passed its examination by an independent examiner (subject to some amendments). The examiner has recommended that the plan can now be prepared for a public vote and subsequent adoption  as an integral part of the Council’s planning policy (provided people vote to accept the plan). Our aim is to hold

As part of the 2019  Art Trail,   journalist and Highams Park resident Paul Revoir has written the fascinating article below about art critic John Berger who spent his early childhood in Highams Park, please read on and we hope you find it interesting: THE ART OF REMEMBERING – By Paul Revoir – How John Berger’s

It’s the Spring Festival in The Highams Park, IG8 9RF (by the lake) on Sunday 19th May from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. There are lots of activities and entertainments lined up as well as around 50 craft stalls, hot and cold food stalls. Here’s a short summary of some of the things that will

1.  Highams Park Art Trail (HP Art Trail)  HPPG’s Arts & Culture Team (ARC) have been working hard behind the scenes with a levy of local volunteers to put together the HP Art Trail, a comprehensive programme of events and exhibitions in and around Highams Park. Full details are in the fabulous 12 page guide

Two of our members, Alison Baker and Kim White have agreed to set up a regular litter picking programme in the Highams Park area to help keep it looking clean and tidy. We are being assisted with equipment by Clean Up UK as part of their “Beautiful Boroughs” campaign. The first session will be on

Please find below some information on some upcoming community events and activities in Highams Park. 1. Wild About Highams Park Animal Sculpture – Trail  The sculpture in Aldriche Way is now completed and is of some playful squirrels has now been been installed as part of the Wild About Highams Park Animal Sculpture Trail; click

Saturday 23rd February – Highams Park Society Film Club Robert Bolt’s classic film “A Man For All Seasons”, the multi-Oscar winning hit of 1966 starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Orson Welles, Robert Shaw and Susannah York. Time: Doors open at 1.30 pm – pre-film talk at 2 pm – film at 2.10 pm Venue: Highams

Tickets are now available at V & A Books in The Avenue for the concert by Breathe Saxophone Group at All Saints Church on Friday 15th March, details are below and in the attached poster. Breathe are an exciting six piece saxophone ensemble led by founder member, Mervin Samuels.  It was formed to play his

Please find below a brief update on the Halex Concert Society (part of the HPPG) and the concert dates for 2019. In 2018 the four concerts raised £3,277.93 of which 50% was contributed to the Julie Strelley-Jones cancer treatment fund. Sadly Julie passed away earlier this year but Julie and her family were very appreciative of

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