Oct-Stow-Berfest

A HUGE thank you to everyone who helped make OCT-STOW-BERFEST such a huge success. Our wonderful team of volunteers welcomed over 300 people who came and enjoyed the food, drink and wide range of activities at Gnome House on 31st October.

The wonderful volunteers who ran the cafe
The wonderful volunteers who ran the cafe
Cakes were baked all over the neighbourhood and sold in the cafe
Cakes were baked all over the neighbourhood and donated to the cafe
The amazing craft-stall owners who brought their wonderful creations to Gnome House
Thanks to the craft-stall owners who brought their wonderful creations to Gnome House
The team from Emmaus Lambeth who provided the furniture for the pop-up pub
The team from Emmaus Lambeth who provided the furniture for the pop-up pub
There was Halloween mask-making at Inky Cuttlefish Studios
There was Halloween mask-making at Inky Cuttlefish Studios
... face-painting as well!
… face-painting as well!
Simon and Gaba from E17's very own Left Bank brewery provided a range of fantastic, local ales
Simon and Gaba from E17’s very own Left Bank brewery provided a range of fantastic, local ales
A Fire Engine from the Walthamstow station came down to visit for a couple of hours
A Fire Engine from the Walthamstow station came down to visit for a couple of hours
There was a bouncy castle
There was a bouncy castle
Families and neighbours had chance to chat and spend time together
Families and neighbours had chance to chat and spend time together
There was a wide range of Halloween costumes - all carefully chosen so they were appropriate for a family event
There was a wide range of Halloween costumes on view – all carefully chosen so they were appropriate for a family event…
Inside, there was lots of huslte and bustle in the pop-up pub and around the craft stalls
Inside, there was lots of hustle and bustle in the pop-up pub and around the craft stalls
Outside, it was a wonderul late autumn day with sunshine and clear skiws
Outside, it was a wonderul late autumn day with sunshine and clear skiws
The entrants for the fancy-dress competition - with everyone winning a prize!
The entrants for the fancy-dress competition – judged by Cllr Clare Coghill – with everyone winning a prize!
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