Road closures and parking restrictions Click to get info
There will be some parking and traffic restrictions in place around Ridgeway Park to enable set up and smooth running of the event.
Temporary Road Closure, Parking Restrictions & Advisory One Way System: Saturday 11 August 2018
During ChingFest 2018 at Ridgeway Park, temporary restrictions will be in place for access and crowd-control reasons on Saturday 11 August 2018 on Peel Close, Wellington Avenue, Chingford Avenue and Heathcote Grove, as shown on the plan overleaf.
Parking – Peel Close and Wellington Avenue
Parking will be suspended in parts of Peel Close E4, Old Church Road E4 between Old Church Road junction with Chingford Avenue and Old Church Road junction with Mount Echo Avenue as shown on the plan between 11.30am and 8.30pm on Saturday 11 August 2018. Any vehicle remaining within the suspended area may receive a Penalty Charge Notice and be towed away.
Road Closures – Priory Avenue, Peel Close, Wellington Avenue, Silverthorn Gardens, Mulberry Close, Lambourne Gardens and Leadale Avenue subject to Traffic Volumes
The roads listed above will be closed to all non-residents’ vehicles between 11.30am and 8.30pm on Saturday 11 August 2018. Event Stewards will be on duty to control access at the junctions of the above roads. Resident access and egress will be maintained.
Advisory One Way System – Chingford Avenue & Heathcote Grove
To improve traffic flow, an advisory one way system will be in place operating between 11.30am and 8.30pm on Saturday 11 August 2018.
Alcohol Click to get info
You cannot bring alcohol to the event. However, there will be a range of stalls selling delicious food and refreshing alcoholic and soft drinks for you to enjoy on the day!
Dogs at the event Click to get info
This event may not be suitable for dogs as we are expecting high volumes of visitors to attend and loud noise.
If you choose to take your dog to these this event the following expectations apply and we reserve the right to refuse entry or ask you and your dog to leave:
- Keep your dog with you at all times and on a lead
- Keep out of specific child play areas, food zones and marked stage areas – please watch out for markings on the ground
- Remove and dispose of any dog fouling promptly
- Prevent your dog from causing any form of nuisance or distress
- Please remember to consider the needs of your dog at events e.g. adequate water and shelter.
At the point of entry and at any other time during the event we may refuse entry or ask you to leave if you do not adhere to the above. We may also ask you to leave if the event has become unsuitable for animals due to loud noise or crowding.
Photography & filming Click to get info
We will be filming and photographing inside the event to share on our website and social media channels. Footage and photography may also be used locally, nationally and internationally in various media to promote the show.
By attending the event, you give your express consent to your actual or simulated likeness to be included within any film, photograph, audio and/or audio-visual recording to be exploited in any and all media for any purpose at any time throughout the world.
This also includes CCTV and body-camera filming by the Metropolitan Police Service and/or show security, which may be carried out for the safety of attendees and staff. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 020 8496 3000.
Take part in the Art Road Show Click to get info
This year's Get Together festivals will feature an Art Road Show that will be travelling around the borough throughout the summer.
We are inviting creative practitioners from different practices, backgrounds and cultures to showcase their passion as part of this collaborative exhibition and competition. You can submit your entry online by Friday 1 June.
Festival goers will select their favourite pieces throughout the summer with a prize of £500 for the overall winner, £200 for the 25 and under category 2 additional prizes worth £50 each to take part in the 2019 E17 Arts Trail.