by admin | Jan 16, 2018 | Communities of Imagination, Participation, Sited
Trust for London have funded a community gardener for two years (2017-2018) to join local people living on The Drive and Attlee Terrace estates in garden design & regular planting workshops!
Held in the ‘sunken garden’ area in front of Attlee Terrace estate on Prospect Hill, gardeners of all ages are invited to develop their gardening skills, plant flowers, trees and herbs from all over the world, to create a warm & welcoming garden for all to enjoy – with local children helping to record & reduce local air pollution levels.
We are delighted that community gardener Stephen Mason has joined the drawing shed team to lead on the garden development over the course of the project. Please follow its development on our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
by admin | Sep 19, 2017 | Communities of Imagination, Mobile, Participation, Sited
BAKING PROJECT LAUNCHING JANUARY 2017!
Started by boys living on the estates, our fabulous baking & mentoring project, now for boys aged 12-16, will be supported by adult men who will train as mentors & encourage boys from the estates to develop their baking skills, learn to sell what they produce and share their culinary creations with families, friends, neighbours & the wider community.
The project was launched in January 2017 with baking workshops led by expert East London bakers at Today Bread bakery and café on Hoe Street. Men and Boys – this project is for you!
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Top Boy Bakers is an exciting and innovative baking and mentoring project for adult men and vulnerable boys aged 12-16, living in and around The Drive and Attlee Terrace estates in Walthamstow. The men and boys will participate in a programme of bread and pizza making workshops led by Alex Bettler – a talented local baker and founder of Today Bread in Walthamstow Central. The men will also be trained as mentors and provide on-going support to the boys to ensure they make the most of their new baking skills.
We would like to hear from men aged 25+ who have some baking skills or an enthusiasm to learn, and who are interested in becoming positive role models to the boys. We are also seeking a professional male trainer to deliver a series of mentoring training sessions.
Please see the brief for the Mentoring Trainer below. If you or someone you know is interested in delivering the training or becoming a mentor, please get in touch with Clare Moloney, Community Development Coordinator, email@example.com