The 17th century painting, ‘The Entombment of Christ’ has hung above the altar in St Mary’s Church for over 100 years. It has now been assessed by a Masters student from the Courtauld Institute, confirming its age, and its status as a studio copy of the original painting by the Italian artist, Guercino. The Parish of Wanstead has therefore decided to restore the painting. A series of events are being held to contribute to the costs of restoration.
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Have YOUR say on the future of YOUR park!
Come to the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Wanstead Parklands.
The Friends' AGM this year will be taking place on:
Wednesday 25 February, at Wanstead Cricket Club, Overton Drive, Wanstead, E11 2LW, starting at 7:30.
The meeting will begin with the election of the group's committee for the coming year. The business part of the meeting, which is expected to be quite short, will be followed by a presentation by Wanstead Park Project Manager Peter Wilkinson.
The evening is open to non-members, so please feel free to bring friends, neighbours or family members who you feel may be interested in the park or the work of the Friends.
Refreshments will be available – there is a bar that also serves teas and coffees.
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Friends' President Dwight Wood and his son, Lewis, are planning a bike ride around Britain this summer.
Dwight is welcoming sponsorship from any other Friends of Wanstead Park. Money raised will go support Wanstead Park. See more.
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'It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife ….' and a lovely tea at the Temple in Wanstead Park! Continue reading Miss Jane Austen invites you
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