100 YEARS ON……..

Do you have 20/20 vision?! 2020 is Walthamstow Trades Hall’s Centenary Year, and we are planning to make it one to remember, with extra special events to celebrate the Club’s 100th birthday throughout the year.

What would you like to see as part of the club’s celebrations? Get in touch! Speak to a Committee Member at the Club, or email us.

We really want to show the best of the Trades Hall to all our Members, as well as to the local community and this is particularly important for 2020.

Each Club Member has a role to play in the really important job of ensuring that the doors stay open for the next 100 years!

 

 
 
MONDAY 2ND MARCH | MONDAY 16TH MARCH | MONDAY 30TH MARCH

TEA DANCE with music from Barry’s Magic Sounds
£4 per person1.30pm- 4.00pm

 

FRIDAY 6TH MARCH | YOU SHOULD BE DANCING! TOWARDS SPRING 
Unbelievably we’re starting our 5th year of boogying at The Trades! If you’ve yet to experience this completely attitude-free night where those of us who cut our dancing teeth in the 70s and 80s reprise our best moves, you’re in for a treat. Expect the classic soul, pop, disco, funk, reggae and cheesy guilty pleasures from the 60s to the mid 90s and your younger friends are of course welcome to see what they missed!  Tickets via WeGotTickets or pay on the door

 

SATURDAY 7TH MARCH | KAN BENG LIVE!
£1 Members; £3 Friends– Doors open 7.00pm
We are so excited to be bringing popular local musicians Kan Beng  (meaning ‘One Voice’ in Mandinka) to The Trades for their first gig of 2020. Blending traditional melodies and rhythms from various cultures with western styles of music they create songs that are at once both deeply spiritual and infectiously danceable. Something different and exciting for a Saturday night!

 

SATURDAY 14TH MARCH
Popular club act LAZY DAYS plus bingo and raffle with great prizes.
£1 Members; £3 Friends – Doors open 7.00pm

 

FRIDAY 20TH MARCH | DEX QUIZ 2020 
£5 Everyone, £1 Raffle tickets – Doors open 7.00pm
DEX Quiz, a Charity Pub Quiz and Local Luxuries Raffle for Down Syndrome Awareness Week returns for the third year running and for the second year to The Trades! They’re hoping to raise lots of money for the amazing Downright Excellent, the East London Speech and Language Therapy Charity for children with Down Syndrome.

There’ll be six rounds of ridiculous questions of dramatically wavering difficulty and ease written and presented by amateurish but enthusiastic dad Barry Sykes! The evening culminates in a raffle of far too generous prizes from wonderful local independent shops, bars, boutiques and cafes. HELP THEM BEAT LAST YEAR’S TOTAL OF £2,000!

 

SATURDAY 21ST MARCH 
Popular club act RED & BLACK plus bingo and raffle with great prizes.
£1 Members; £3 Friends – Doors open 7.00pm

 

FRIDAY 27TH MARCH | COUNTRY HAYRIDE LIVE! (Upstairs at the Trades)
Free Members; £3 Friends, Doors open 8.00pm
The Crispy Cowboy returns for a night of both popular and obscure Country & Western vinyl 45s. A regular Trades Hall treat!

 

FRIDAY 27TH MARCH | SHARMAGANZA QUIZ NIGHT (Main Hall)
£10 per table in advance; £15 per table on the door – Doors open 7pm
Friendly local quiz. Get your mates together for this fund-raiser quiz hosted by Ellis Sharman and friends. Ellis is running the London Marathon in aid of Juvenile diabetes. Please help him meet his fundraising target.

 

SATURDAY 28TH MARCH | THE CYNTHIA SAMUELS QUINTET
£1 members; £3 friends – Doors open 7pm
Those of you who remember the John Ongom Big Band from Art Night will be delighted to know that singer Cynthia is returning to the Trades with a quintet. Comprising of Cynthia on vocals, bass, drums, keyboards and saxophone/trumpet they will play a mixture of traditional jazz and some more soulful jazz numbers.

 

SUNDAY 29TH MARCH | WE CAN BE HEROES
12.00-3.00pm
We Can Be Heroes is a daytime disco for grown-up geeks and kid sidekicks. It’s for fans of comic books, superheroes, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Star Trek, Dungeons & Dragons and every aspect of geek culture, past and present. It’s a whole afternoon of awesome!