The 2018 Woodford Festival will take place between Saturday 6th October and Sunday 14th October. It will include the mix of visual and performing arts events that we have presented over the past 10 years. We are in the process of drawing up the programme and a draft should be available on this site during … Continue reading “Woodford Festival 2018”
We are very fortunate to have four water pumps in the Woodford area. Take a look the next time you are out & about at: Johnston Road, near the old Post Office sorting office. High Road, near Churchill Statue. Chigwell Road, near M11bridge. Chigwell Road, near recycling depot. Photos… Woodford Green Amenity Group – pump … Continue reading “Woodford Water Pumps – 4 Pumps”
The 1929 vintage Copped Hall Rolls Royce once used as a shopping car. Shown at the last Woodford Festival in 2014 , it was the subject of much admiration and interest. The car was bought new by the then owner of Copped Hall Mr. Wythes, for his wife to use with a chauffeur, as a … Continue reading “Copped Hall – our nearest stately home vintage Rolls Royce”
St Mary’s is the historic Parish Church of Woodford in North East London. There has been a church on this site since the late 12th century and we continue to seek to live the Christian message at the heart of the local community.
The Origins of The Society John Galey traces the origins of the Woodford Historical Society “Between August 1931 and June 1933. The Woodford Historical Society Anniversary Celebrations On 19th March 2007 we celebrated our Society’s 75th anniversary. We’ve come a long way since the first meeting at the Wilfrid Lawson Temperance Hotel in March 1932, … Continue reading “The Woodford Historical Society”
Heritage museum for London’s Lea Valley. By Lindsay Collier MA. For a number of years now the Lea Valley Corridor has been known as a small area of Britain with a huge industrial past, it is a place here over one hundred industrial firsts have taken place, with half of these being in transportation. This … Continue reading “Lea Valley – Britain’s best kept secret”