A study day visiting some of the places and organisations CompanyDrinks works with and uses for their drinks production.
Meet at Chadwell Heath Train Station (trains take 20 min from Liverpool Street and Stratford ), walk to Valence House (20min)
Short intro to Company Drinks, look around the collection of Valence House which is also the Local History Museum
Short intro by the archives team and look at historic documents and photos of the archive,
to get a better understanding where to look for local research material.
Go to Dagenham Farm, short visit and walk across Central Park to Dagenham College,
lunch in their training restaurant, run by the same student group who picked strawberries for our soda.
Walk to Eastbrookend Country Park, rosehip picking.
Walk to the Dagenham East station, tube back to Barking.
Visit Barking Pavilion - the possible new home of Company Drinks.
Meeting at (tbc) for in-depth intro by myself to the overall project, and plans, designs, works we need doing.
Possibly: visiting Square Root Soda in Hackney on our way back.