ba-obj-14682-0001-pub-print-lgWanstead House by Richard Westall (1765–1836). Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
20201012_121509-(2)-copy©Ged Rumak

Springing back

As Woodford Arts Group make tentative plans for an exhibition in June (with a virtual display back up), group member Ged Rumak compares and contrasts two of his spring-themed paintings

DSC_8650-copyElmhurst Gardens by Geoff Wilkinson

For the trees

Redbridge Council’s Principal Arboricultural and Horticultural Officer Peter Marshall heads up a team responsible for thousands of trees across the borough. With South Woodford’s felled trees being replaced in March, Peter explains the scope of his team’s work. Photo of Elmhurst Gardens by Geoff Wilkinson

fen-2-copyThe National Trust’s Wicken Fen nature reserve. ©Andy Mabbett

Opening doors

While National Trust properties remain closed, Richard Speller, chairman of the charity’s Woodford and District Centre, is pleased to have launched the group’s programme of virtual talks


Current climate

Paul Kaufman, Chair of East London Humanists, introduces their March public event on climate change and explains what the local group is up to in the Covid era