Events calendar

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 (1 event)

Saturday, 25 August 2012 (1 event)

  • Child at old WMG
    12:00 - 15:00

    Family Day: Urban Explorers

    Family Day is packed full of creative things for families of all ages to make and do together. This month we find out what it is like to step into the shoes of a real artist as we explore our new home, the William Morris Gallery.

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Thursday, 30 August 2012 (1 event)

Sunday, 9 September 2012 (2 events)

  • News From Nowhere, Kelmscott Press

    Poetry Tour

    Join the Forest Poets on a special tour of the galleries as they perform their new poems, which have been inspired by the William Morris Gallery’s collection.

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  • Minstrel and Cymbals

    Poetry Tour

    Join the Forest Poets on a special tour of the galleries as they perform their new poems, which have been inspired by the William Morris Gallery’s collection.

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Friday, 14 September 2012 (2 events)

Saturday, 15 September 2012 (1 event)

  • Children in park - Permission see Ellie Mortimer
    12:00 - 17:00

    Lloyd Park Launch Event

    Enjoy music, food, children’s entertainment and discovery activities in the newly restored Lloyd Park with a buffet of special activities hosted by the William Morris Gallery Tea Room.

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Thursday, 20 September 2012 (1 event)

Sunday, 23 September 2012 (1 event)

  • Water House

    Open House London

    Take a peep behind the scenes at the newly-refurbished William Morris Gallery on this special tour and find out more about the fascinating history of the Georgian building and the people who’ve called it home over the centuries.

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Saturday, 29 September 2012 (1 event)

  • Urban Explorers Family Day
    12:00 - 15:00

    Family Day: Printmaking

    Family Day is packed full of creative things for families of all ages to make and do together. This month we experiment with different printing techniques, using pattern and colour to explore William Morris's love of design.

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Thursday, 18 October 2012 (1 event)

Sunday, 21 October 2012 (1 event)

  • 12:00 - 17:00

    Fellowship Afternoon

    The Society of Designer Craftsmen and the William Morris Gallery present a special event for artists, designers and craftsmen and women to share information, meet like-minded people and find out about exciting opportunities.

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Saturday, 27 October 2012 (1 event)

  • Urban Explorers Family Day
    12:00 - 15:00

    Family Day: The Big Draw

    Family Day is packed full of creative things for families of all ages to make and do together. This month we get a little bit abstract with drawing and get inspired by Islamic Art.

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Friday, 9 November 2012 (1 event)

Thursday, 15 November 2012 (1 event)

Friday, 16 November 2012 (1 event)

Saturday, 24 November 2012 (1 event)

  • Urban Explorers Family Day
    12:00 - 15:00

    Family Day: Craft in Action

    Family Day is packed full of creative things for families of all ages to make and do together. This month we see some real craftsmen and women in action and have a go at some traditional crafts, including book making, felt making and get hands-on with clay!

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Thursday, 13 December 2012 (1 event)

Thursday, 10 January 2013 (1 event)

Saturday, 12 January 2013 (1 event)

Saturday, 26 January 2013 (1 event)

  • Urban Explorers Family Day
    12:00 - 15:00

    Family Day: Iceland Adventure

    Family Day is packed full of creative things for families of all ages to make and do together. This month we discover William Morris's love of stories of adventure and his fascination with Iceland.

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Thursday, 7 February 2013 (2 events)

Saturday, 23 February 2013 (1 event)

Thursday, 14 March 2013 (2 events)

Saturday, 30 March 2013 (1 event)

Thursday, 4 April 2013 (3 events)

Friday, 5 April 2013 (3 events)

Thursday, 11 April 2013 (5 events)

Friday, 12 April 2013 (3 events)

Friday, 19 April 2013 (1 event)

Sunday, 21 April 2013 (1 event)

Saturday, 27 April 2013 (1 event)

Sunday, 28 April 2013 (1 event)

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 (1 event)

Sunday, 5 May 2013 (1 event)

Thursday, 9 May 2013 (2 events)

Sunday, 12 May 2013 (1 event)

Thursday, 16 May 2013 (1 event)

Saturday, 25 May 2013 (1 event)

Thursday, 13 June 2013 (2 events)

Saturday, 29 June 2013 (1 event)

Thursday, 11 July 2013 (2 events)

Friday, 12 July 2013 (1 event)

Saturday, 27 July 2013 (1 event)

Thursday, 1 August 2013 (1 event)

Thursday, 15 August 2013 (2 events)

Tuesday, 20 August 2013 (1 event)

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 (1 event)

Thursday, 22 August 2013 (1 event)

Friday, 23 August 2013 (1 event)

Saturday, 31 August 2013 (1 event)

  • Family Day
    13:00 - 16:00

    Family Day: Paper It!

    On the last Saturday of every month we pack the gallery full of fun activities for families to make and do together. Each event includes a make and take so you can remember your special day. Give ordinary objects a makeover using the paper art of decoupage and surround yourself with things that are useful and beautiful.

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Thursday, 12 September 2013 (2 events)

  • De Morgan Tile Panel crop
    10:00 - 11:30

    Creative Kids: Clay Beasts

    Unleash your wild side and make clay animals. Play, make and get hands on with Creative Kids, a regular session for children under five to enjoy with their parents and carers.

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  • De Morgan Tile Panel crop
    13:00 - 14:30

    Creative Kids: Clay Beasts

    Unleash your wild side and make clay animals. Play, make and get hands on with Creative Kids, a regular session for children under five to enjoy with their parents and carers.

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Saturday, 21 September 2013 (1 event)

Sunday, 22 September 2013 (1 event)

Saturday, 28 September 2013 (1 event)

  • See 'n' Make puzzle
    13:00 - 16:00

    Family Day: Pattern and Play

    On the last Saturday of every month we pack the gallery full of fun activities for families to make and do together. Each event includes a make and take so you can remember your special day. William Morris designed amazing patterns to decorate people's homes, join artist David Barnett of See 'n' Make to play and create your own games with pattern.

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Thursday, 3 October 2013 (1 event)

Thursday, 10 October 2013 (2 events)

Sunday, 13 October 2013 (1 event)

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 (1 event)

Saturday, 26 October 2013 (1 event)

  • Urban Explorers Family Day
    13:00 - 16:00

    Family Day: Textiles from Africa

    On the last Saturday of every month we pack the gallery full of fun activities for families to make and do together. Each event includes a make and take so you can remember your special day. Make your own textile designs inspired by African prints and explore Giles Deacon's fashion exhibition to celebrate Black History Month.

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Thursday, 7 November 2013 (1 event)

Thursday, 14 November 2013 (2 events)

  • Dad and young child
    10:00 - 11:30

    Creative Kids: Sea Faring

    Explore life on the sea and great ships in Frank Brangwyn's paintings. Play, make and get hands on with Creative Kids, a regular session for children under five to enjoy with their parents and carers.

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  • Dad and young child
    13:00 - 14:30

    Creative Kids: Sea Faring

    Explore life on the sea and great ships in Frank Brangwyn's paintings. Play, make and get hands on with Creative Kids, a regular session for children under five to enjoy with their parents and carers.

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Friday, 22 November 2013 (1 event)

Saturday, 23 November 2013 (1 event)

Saturday, 30 November 2013 (1 event)

  • Family Day: Brilliant Buildings
    13:00 - 16:00

    Family Day: Future Worlds

    On the last Saturday of every month we pack the Gallery full of fun activities for families to make and do together. Each event includes a make and take so you can remember your special day. Use your imagination to transform the Gallery into an ideal world with 3-D creatures from the future, inspired by William Morris's News From Nowhere.

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Thursday, 12 December 2013 (2 events)

  • Girl in rabbit mask, Creative Kids
    10:00 - 11:30

    Creative Kids: Superheroes

    Play with fashion and make an outfit of your favourite superhero. Play, make and get hands on with Creative Kids, a regular session for children under five to enjoy with their parents and carers.

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  • Girl in rabbit mask, Creative Kids
    13:00 - 14:30

    Creative Kids: Superheroes

    Play with fashion and make an outfit of your favourite superhero. Play, make and get hands on with Creative Kids, a regular session for children under five to enjoy with their parents and carers.

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Friday, 13 December 2013 (1 event)

Sunday, 22 December 2013 (1 event)

  • Christmas Decorations in the Gallery foyer

    Winter Warmer

    A magical afternoon of festive entertainment at the William Morris Gallery and Lloyd Park, including mulled wine and roasted chestnuts, children's activities, performance by Walthamstow based choir Natural Voices and much more. In partnership with the Friends of Lloyd Park.

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Thursday, 9 January 2014 (2 events)

  • Close up - boy at Urban Explorers
    10:00 - 11:30

    Creative Kids: King Arthur

    Make a 3-D wall painting of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Play, make and get hands on with Creative Kids, a regular session for children under five to enjoy with their parents and carers.

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  • Close up - boy at Urban Explorers
    13:00 - 14:30

    Creative Kids: King Arthur

    Make a 3-D wall painting of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Play, make and get hands on with Creative Kids, a regular session for children under five to enjoy with their parents and carers.

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Thursday, 23 January 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 25 January 2014 (1 event)

  • Family playing with puppet theatre
    13:00 - 16:00

    Family Day: Family Portraits

    On the last Saturday of every month we pack the gallery full of fun activities for families to make and do together. Each event includes a make and take so you can remember your special day. Learn how to paint and make portraits with unusual materials and find out about William Morris's family.

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Saturday, 1 February 2014 (1 event)

  • Volunteers
    10:00 - 17:00

    Volunteer Open Day

    Learn new skills, get involved in your community and do something fun by becoming a volunteer at the William Morris Gallery or Vestry House Museum. Meet staff and volunteers in a relaxed setting and find out how to apply.

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Friday, 7 February 2014 (2 events)

Thursday, 13 February 2014 (2 events)

  • Creative Kids Spring Wishes
    10:00 - 11:30

    Creative Kids: A Gift of Love

    Make gifts to share with your friends and family this Valentine's Day. Play, make and get hands on with Creative Kids, a regular session for children under five to enjoy with their parents and carers.

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  • Creative Kids Spring Wishes
    13:00 - 14:30

    Creative Kids: A Gift of Love

    Make gifts to share with your friends and family this Valentine's Day. Play, make and get hands on with Creative Kids, a regular session for children under five to enjoy with their parents and carers.

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Saturday, 15 February 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 22 February 2014 (1 event)

  • Family playing with puppet theatre
    13:00 - 16:00

    Family Day: Arabian Nights

    Join bloodthirsty kings and a magic lamp as we journey through One Thousand and One Nights, a collection of ancient folk tales from west and south Asia loved by William Morris

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Thursday, 6 March 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 13 March 2014 (2 events)

Saturday, 29 March 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 10 April 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 26 April 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 8 May 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 15 May 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 31 May 2014 (1 event)

Sunday, 8 June 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 12 June 2014 (1 event)

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 19 June 2014 (1 event)

Friday, 20 June 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 21 June 2014 (1 event)

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 (1 event)

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 26 June 2014 (1 event)

Friday, 27 June 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 28 June 2014 (1 event)

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 (1 event)

Wednesday, 2 July 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 3 July 2014 (2 events)

Friday, 4 July 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 10 July 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 26 July 2014 (2 events)

Sunday, 27 July 2014 (1 event)

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 2 August 2014 (1 event)

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (1 event)

  • Young woman in the galleries looking at textile interactive
    10:00 - 16:00

    Young People's Creative Project

    Young people aged 16 - 22 are offered the chance to make their own artwork for exhibition at the William Morris Gallery. This four day project will explore working conditions in the textile industry, focusing particularly on India and Bangladesh and looking at the work of local artist Alke Schmidt. With the support and guidance of artist Della Rees you will experiment with new techniques, visit an artist's studio and make a creative response to this issue.

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Wednesday, 6 August 2014 (2 events)

  • Young woman in the galleries looking at textile interactive
    10:00 - 16:00

    Young People's Creative Project

    Young people aged 16 - 22 are offered the chance to make their own artwork for exhibition at the William Morris Gallery. This four day project will explore working conditions in the textile industry, focusing particularly on India and Bangladesh and looking at the work of local artist Alke Schmidt. With the support and guidance of artist Della Rees you will experiment with new techniques, visit an artist's studio and make a creative response to this issue.

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  • Family playing with puppet theatre
    11:00

    Summer of Stories

    Interactive storytelling sessions inspired by Morris's love of myths and legends

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Thursday, 7 August 2014 (1 event)

  • Young woman in the galleries looking at textile interactive
    10:00 - 16:00

    Young People's Creative Project

    Young people aged 16 - 22 are offered the chance to make their own artwork for exhibition at the William Morris Gallery. This four day project will explore working conditions in the textile industry, focusing particularly on India and Bangladesh and looking at the work of local artist Alke Schmidt. With the support and guidance of artist Della Rees you will experiment with new techniques, visit an artist's studio and make a creative response to this issue.

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Friday, 8 August 2014 (1 event)

  • Young woman in the galleries looking at textile interactive
    10:00 - 16:00

    Young People's Creative Project

    Young people aged 16 - 22 are offered the chance to make their own artwork for exhibition at the William Morris Gallery. This four day project will explore working conditions in the textile industry, focusing particularly on India and Bangladesh and looking at the work of local artist Alke Schmidt. With the support and guidance of artist Della Rees you will experiment with new techniques, visit an artist's studio and make a creative response to this issue.

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Wednesday, 13 August 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 14 August 2014 (1 event)

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 (1 event)

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 30 August 2014 (2 events)

Thursday, 4 September 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 11 September 2014 (1 event)

Friday, 12 September 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 13 September 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 27 September 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 9 October 2014 (1 event)

Friday, 17 October 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 18 October 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 25 October 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 30 October 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 6 November 2014 (1 event)

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 13 November 2014 (1 event)

Friday, 21 November 2014 (1 event)

Saturday, 29 November 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 11 December 2014 (1 event)

Sunday, 21 December 2014 (1 event)

Thursday, 8 January 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 22 January 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 31 January 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 12 February 2015 (2 events)

Saturday, 14 February 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 28 February 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 5 March 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 12 March 2015 (1 event)

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 28 March 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 2 April 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 9 April 2015 (1 event)

Sunday, 12 April 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 18 April 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 25 April 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 30 April 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 14 May 2015 (2 events)

Saturday, 30 May 2015 (2 events)

Thursday, 4 June 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 11 June 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 27 June 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 9 July 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 11 July 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 18 July 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 25 July 2015 (1 event)

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 30 July 2015 (1 event)

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 6 August 2015 (1 event)

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 13 August 2015 (1 event)

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 (1 event)

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 29 August 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 10 September 2015 (1 event)

Friday, 18 September 2015 (1 event)

Sunday, 20 September 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 26 September 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 1 October 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 8 October 2015 (1 event)

Friday, 9 October 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 10 October 2015 (1 event)

Monday, 26 October 2015 (1 event)

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 (1 event)

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 (2 events)

Thursday, 29 October 2015 (2 events)

Friday, 30 October 2015 (2 events)

Saturday, 31 October 2015 (1 event)

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 12 November 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 14 November 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 19 November 2015 (2 events)

Saturday, 28 November 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 3 December 2015 (1 event)

Thursday, 10 December 2015 (1 event)

Sunday, 20 December 2015 (1 event)

Saturday, 9 January 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 14 January 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 23 January 2016 (2 events)

Saturday, 30 January 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 4 February 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 6 February 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 11 February 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 13 February 2016 (1 event)

Friday, 26 February 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 27 February 2016 (1 event)

Sunday, 28 February 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 9 March 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 10 March 2016 (1 event)

Friday, 11 March 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 26 March 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 2 April 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 6 April 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 7 April 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 9 April 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 14 April 2016 (2 events)

Thursday, 28 April 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 30 April 2016 (1 event)

Sunday, 1 May 2016 (1 event)

Monday, 2 May 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 7 May 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 12 May 2016 (2 events)

Thursday, 19 May 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 21 May 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 28 May 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 9 June 2016 (2 events)

Saturday, 25 June 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 2 July 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 14 July 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 30 July 2016 (1 event)

Tuesday, 2 August 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 3 August 2016 (2 events)

Thursday, 4 August 2016 (2 events)

Friday, 5 August 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 6 August 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 11 August 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 27 August 2016 (1 event)

Monday, 5 September 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 8 September 2016 (1 event)

Friday, 16 September 2016 (1 event)

Sunday, 18 September 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 24 September 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 13 October 2016 (2 events)

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 29 October 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 2 November 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 9 November 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 10 November 2016 (1 event)

Saturday, 26 November 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 1 December 2016 (1 event)

Friday, 2 December 2016 (1 event)

Thursday, 8 December 2016 (1 event)

Sunday, 18 December 2016 (1 event)

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 (1 event)

Thursday, 12 January 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 21 January 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 28 January 2017 (1 event)

Thursday, 2 February 2017 (1 event)

Thursday, 9 February 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 11 February 2017 (2 events)

Saturday, 25 February 2017 (1 event)

Thursday, 9 March 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 18 March 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 25 March 2017 (1 event)

Tuesday, 4 April 2017 (1 event)

Thursday, 13 April 2017 (1 event)

Sunday, 16 April 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 29 April 2017 (1 event)

Sunday, 30 April 2017 (1 event)

Sunday, 7 May 2017 (1 event)

Thursday, 11 May 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 13 May 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 27 May 2017 (1 event)

Thursday, 8 June 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 24 June 2017 (1 event)

Thursday, 13 July 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 22 July 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 29 July 2017 (1 event)

Thursday, 10 August 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 26 August 2017 (1 event)

Thursday, 14 September 2017 (1 event)

Sunday, 17 September 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 30 September 2017 (2 events)

Friday, 6 October 2017 (1 event)

Thursday, 12 October 2017 (1 event)

Sunday, 22 October 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 28 October 2017 (2 events)

Thursday, 9 November 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 18 November 2017 (1 event)

Saturday, 25 November 2017 (2 events)

Thursday, 30 November 2017 (1 event)