Stories from the Scrapstore

 

June 7, 2019

To celebrate volunteer's week and to thank our fantastic volunteers for all of their hard work, our lovely Trustee Niamh put on a fabulous posh tea as a special treat.  What fun we had on 6th June!

Everybody enjoyed hand-baked goodies including quiche, cakes (including Catherine's legendary banana bread), sandwiches and scones with jam and clotted cream...All was served on Niamh's beautiful inherit...

June 7, 2019

The 11th May saw our third and best-so-far visit to Richmond May Fair.  We braved the '3 seasons in one day' to meet many wonderful people interested in hearing about our work.

Our volunteers had spent weeks sorting, sewing, packing, folding and generally preparing our lovely donated materials (otherwise destined for landfill or incineration) for people to buy for their arts & crafts, sewing,...

June 7, 2019

Sunday 23rd May Battersea Park.

'Are you Listening'-  a walk by artist Billie Penfold, part of the Chelsea Fringe 2019.

In preparation for the walk Billie visited us at The Work and Play Scrapstore in March, to collaborate with the volunteers in making flags that would then become part of the processional walk. On Sunday I took part along with the finished flags. Starting at the Pump House Gallery a...

June 7, 2019

 

What a wonderful day we had on 19th May running our green festival - Hazelfest - as part of Wandsworth Arts Fringe.  This was the third, and we think the best, Hazelfest so far!  The weather was good, the vibe was chilled and lots of local groups, artists and performers supported us to make the event very special.

Around 350 of our estate and surrounding community joined us to celebrate...

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