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Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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Wanstead is an attractive suburb of north-east London with a village centre and plenty of green spaces and woodlands. Located at the Essex border, Wanstead enjoys two extensive open areas that really belong to the neighbouring Epping Forest. One of these, Wanstead Park, was landscaped more than 200 years ago to form the grounds of Wanstead House, an exceptional Palladian mansion, since demolished. The Grade II-listed park, complete with lakes, is managed quite formally, but visitors can still find some wonderfully wild trails through the woods. In the summer, monthly events take place at The Temple, an 18th Century outbuilding. The site of the mansion, meanwhile, has become part of Wanstead Golf Course. The other main area of open land, the 450-acre Wanstead Flats, represents the southern extreme of the forest. With grasslands, a lake, ponds, small woods, copses and shrubs, the Flats are a valuable place for nature conservation. Wanstead Village has a charming atmosphere with a delightful church, the Grade I-listed 18th Century St Mary's, and a high street filled with boutiques, small shops and pavement cafés. Unsurprisingly (but unsuccessfully), the residents made a famous protest against the building of the M11 link road in the early 1990s.


Park Vue Dental Practice East
Wanstead Village Health Centre

Farmers Market

Wanstead Farmers Market

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Bar Room Bar
Duke of Edinburgh


Bar Room Bar
Duke of Edinburgh
Hadley House


Wanstead High School


Murdoch Solicitors
Vincent Benjamin Solicitors


A 2 Z Cars
Redbridge Radio Cars


Snaresbrook Cars

Sports Clubs

Eton Manor Rugby Football Club (Rugby Union)

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Lonsdale Lodge (0.60 miles)

Lonsdale Lodge

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Lonsdale Lodge has been completely refurbished April 2004. We have mainly double and family rooms all of which are en-suite.A four poster bedroom is also available. We are within 25-40 minutes drive ... More

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Sir Alfred Hitchcock Hotel (0.65 miles)

Sir Alfred Hitchcock Hotel
With a beer garden and traditional restaurant, Sir Alfred Hitchcock Hotel offers cosy rooms with free Wi-Fi. The hotel is situated on the edge of Epping Forest, a 15-minute walk from Leytonstone Station.
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Premier Inn Ilford (0.86 miles)

Premier Inn Ilford
Ideally located just 200 yards from Redbridge underground station. For shops and local amenities Ilford town centre is only 2 miles away. Our Ilford Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room ... More | visit website
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Travelodge London Ilford Gants Hill (1.53 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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County Hotel (1.66 miles)

County Hotel

The County Hotel, situated on the southern tip of Epping Forest, is the perfect base for visiting the sights, theatres and shopping of London. It offers good motorway links, with Tube and rail services providing ... More | visit website

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Forestgate Hotel (1.82 miles)

Forestgate Hotel

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Set in the upper 2 floors of a traditional Victorian public house, this hotel provides value-for-money accommodation and easy access to central London. The Forest Gate Hotel has a typical East London ... More

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Forest Gate Hotel (1.82 miles)

Forest Gate Hotel
The Forest Gate offers very basic accommodation and is therefore ideal for tourists and students who are travelling on a budget. Rates are considerably cheaper than those of more central hotels and transport links from ... More | visit website
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St. Georgio Hotel (1.83 miles)

St. Georgio Hotel
Welcome to the warmest and most friendly St. Georgio Hotel in Ilford, Essex. To top it off, St Georgio Hotel cooks you a full English breakfast served in the modern, light dining room. This will set ... More | visit website
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Sleeping Beauty Motel (1.87 miles)

Sleeping Beauty Motel

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A good-value, basic hotel at the edge of London near the Blackwall Tunnel, Sleeping Beauty Motel has free parking and easy access to the City and Docklands via the A12 and ... More

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London Budget Room (2.07 miles)

London Budget Room
London Budget Room provides money saving hostel accommodation in London. There’s plenty to see and do in the area surrounding the hostel, including paying a visit to Stratford, home of the Olympic site for 2012. ... More | visit website

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