Highams Park Society

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Welcome to The Highams Park Society website

The Highams Park Society was formed in 2006 and sets its goal as “Helping Promote Community Life”.  The Society has a thriving membership of people who live in, or have an interest in Highams Park, Waltham Forest.  The Society’s aims are to help preserve the local heritage, help members appreciate their environment and to inform members about the history of the area.  To access a brief summary of the Society’s events click here.

Photography Competition: ‘Our Trees’

The Highams Society is running a photographic competition entitled ‘Our Trees’. It was launched at the Highams Park Day on the 13th July 2019. The closing date is 15th September 2019.  Click here for further details.

Highams Park Day 2019

This is the 12th annual Highams Park Day.  It was held at 11am to 4pm on Saturday the 13th July 2019 on Vincent Green, Vincent Road.  It is the Village Fete for Highams Park.  All were welcome.  Click here for further details.

Saturday Afternoon Cinema

The next film to be shown will be on Saturday 28th September 2019 at the Baptist Church, Cavendish Road E4 9NG.  Everybody is welcome.  Doors open at 1:30pm and the film starts at 2pm.  Entrance is £3 for members and £5 for non members with children free.  Tea. coffee and and Italian food is available before the film.    Click here for further details.

Walks

Saturday 14th September 2019 Sandeep Christian will lead a walk entitled ‘Stepney Green’.  Meet at 10am at the Millennium Clock  (near Highams Park Station).  Click here for further details.

Talks

On the 5th October 2019 a talk entitled “The Highams Estate”.  The talk will be at 7pm for 7:30pm at the Church Hall, All Saints, Church Avenue E4 9QD.  Click here for further details.

Gardening

On the Saturday 21st September 2019, Saturday 19th October 2019, Saturday 18th April 2020,  Saturday 16th May 2020, Saturday 20th June 2020 and Saturday 18th July 2020 as many volunteers as possible are required to help with gardening on the station platform, clock tower garden.   We  meet on every  on the London bound platform near the station gardens at 10am and bring your own tools if you have them.   As usual, tea, coffee and bacon rolls will be provided for all volunteers.  Click here for further details.

Remembrance Day

On Saturday the 9 November 2019 the Highams Park Society will hold its annual remembrance  ceremony at the Halex Memorial in Hale End and Highams Park library, Castle Avenue. E4 9QD at 10:35am.  Click here for further details.

Saint George’s Day Parade

On Sunday the 26th April 2020 at 9:30am, the 17th Pals’ Battalion Band will march from the Broadway, in Winchester Road, down Selwyn Avenue to Highams Park Baptist Church on Cavendish Road.

Following the church service the band marched from up Cavendish Road at about 11:15pm to Signal Walk where it performed a set of marches in front of TESCO between 11:30am and 11:45am.  Click here for further details.

AGM

The AGM of the Highams Park Society will be on the 28th September 2019.  Click here for further details.

Exhibitions

In October 2017 an exhibition was held at Winchester Road Methodist Church entitled ‘Then and Now’.  It was an exhibition of photographs showing roads and buildings around Highams Park, taken about 1900, and presented together with their modern equivalent photographs.  It was a great success with many visitors reminiscing.  Click here for further details.

 

Membership

Membership fees are kept very low and affordable and we’d be delighted to welcome you to the society.  Please see the Membership page for more details.

Newsletter

To read the latest copy of our newsletter, please click here.

Sponsorship

The Highams Park Society is sponsored and supported by Hobsons Property Sales and Lettings, 30 The Avenue, Highams Park.

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