July's W5 Food Market will be buzzing with information about honey, bee keeping and how we can help to protect the bee population in our community. Sara Ward of Hen Corner joins us with her bee keeping gear, to demonstrate how bees make honey, and how bee keepers later access it for our enjoyment. Sara will have honey available for tastings and buying, and will have kids' sized bee keepers uniforms on hand. So bring your little ones along to suit up and make like Winnie the Pooh!
Our next Wonderland Collective pop up will take place at The Broadway Bar & Grill on Fulham on Sunday 28th May. Set to be our biggest pop up to date we’ll be featuring a variety of designers, makers and artisans from across London. Throw in DJs, cocktails and great food – what better way to spend your Bank Holiday Sunday. Watch this space to find out who our traders will be.
May will bring Hen Corner’s Sara Ward discussing urban smallholdings - with the added bonus of a visit with her chickens. Our bar host of the month, Long Arm Brewing Company will also be on hand offering tastings of their locally brewed beer, and a talk about achieving different flavours in brewing.
We’re looking forward to the April 9 market, when our resident bread vendor Desi Baker Boy will be discussing ‘Baking Speciality Breads at Home’, whilst new to the W5 Food Market Rum Cask will enlighten us to some of the history of rum, including its background with the Navy, and the meaning of ‘Gunpowder Proof’. Rum Cask will also host the bar at the April market, delighting us with their collection of cocktails all featuring rum.
For the last of our Ealing Bites shopping evenings, Leigh Montague, fashion designer and Founder of British made brand Monty & Co., will discuss her passion for "British manufacturing and why provenance matters".
This week is our very own Lucy, from Handmade in Ealing, will be running a chocolate workshop & tasting. You'll get to taste different types of chocolate, learn a little about where chocolate originates from, as well try your hand at molding or dipping chocolates (or get messy trying).
This week's Ealing Bites is featuring "A guide to craft beer" from Riccardo of the Dragonfly Brewery. He'll be taking us through craft beer, from its definition and basic brewing science, through to the difference between lagers and ales. Topped off with with a brewery tour and sampler tray of 3 x 1/3 pints of home-brewed beers.
Please note there is a £5 brewery tour and tasting fee, payable on the night.
This week our guest speaker is photographer Jonathan Cole, talking about "How to take great photos". Whether a keen amateur or simply a smartphone snapper, Jon will give you a few indispensable tips for taking better shots. He’ll also tell a story or two of his experiences of what can happen along the way when you make your passion your career.
Join us at The Wonderland Collective pop-up shop on Acton High Street on Thurs 2nd March for the next of our Ealing Bites shopping evenings. We have a packed night with two speakers: Shelley Henderson, Business Consultant & Co-founder of Ealing Mums in Business will be talking about "The Importance of Social Media for Business" and Start Up Sisters, Rosie and Sophie Osborne will be explaining the art of "Creating Hygge Heaven".
Join us at The Wonderland Collective pop up on Acton High Street on Thurs 23rd Feb for the first of our Ealing Bites shopping evenings. Meet Paola Tich and Mike Taylor from Acton's Park + Bridge to learn about their journey from 'idea to thriving business'. And enjoy a glass of wine and the chance to 'Meet the Makers' that form The Wonderland Collective.
Meet santa and his reindeer at our family friendly Christmas night market. Complete with street food stalls, pop up bar, live music & last minute gift ideas it's perfect for children and adults alike. Find us in front of Ealing Town Hall from 5pm.