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.

Photography Competition: ‘Our Lake’

The first prize is £100 (kindly donated by Hobson of Highams Park). was won by Steven Beck, Highly Commended  was awarded to Amber Crawford (aged 9) and  commended was awarded to Roger Torode, Michael Holland, Lilian Shugarhood, Loenie Moore and Tom Spender.  Click here for further details.

Highams Park Day 2017

This is the 10th Highams Park Day and will be held at 11am to 4pm on the 15th July 2017 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 club will be on Saturday 24th june 2017 at the Baptist Church, Cavendish Road E4 9NG.  Everybody is welcome.  Doors open at 1:30pm and the film starts at 2pm.  Entrance is £2.50 for members and £3.50 for non members with children free.  Tea and coffee are available before the film.  The film will be “The Million Pound Note” staring Gregory Peck.

Highams Park Walk

A short guided tour is being arranged.  Click here for further details.

Talks

The Highams Park Society arranges talks mainly related to the history of Highams Park.  Click here for further details.

Gardening

As many volunteers as possible are required to help with gardening on the station platform, clock tower garden…and Winchester Road!  We  meet on every second Saturday in April to October (inclusive) 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 Friday the 11  November 2016 the Highams Park Society laid a wreath at the  Halex Memorial in Hale End library.  Charles Stringer formerly of the Royal Navy gave a talk.  He lived in Alma Avenue E4 from 1934 to 1954 though now lives in Hertford.  The names on the plaques were read by Carina Jarvis and the 2 minutes silence was lead by Sandeep Christain.

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.

Sponsorship

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

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