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2020 summer events programme has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.   

One Hoe Street Gallery, a new exhibition space launched by Waltham Forest Council, is pleased to announce its inaugural exhibition, DANAD Design: 1958-1962. 

The Mayor of London and Google Arts & Culture celebrate Waltham Forest as inaugural London Borough of Culture

Local resident Shobna Lowe, talks about the joy of joining the Legends of the Forest volunteer programme…

Simon Gunning, CEO of CALM, explains how the charity supports people at what can be a difficult time of year and how you can help… 

Read our interview with Tony Mortimer about the 25th anniversary re-recording of the classic hit, Stay Another Day.

Forest Uprising marks culmination of Waltham Forest's year as the first-ever London Borough of Culture 

From Friday night, Forest Uprising will be taking over Leyton Sports Ground as we celebrate Waltham Forest's year as the first ever London Borough of Culture...

As part of The People’s Forest season, poet Will Burns has created a collection of new poems inspired by Epping Forest.

This weekend, the London Borough of Culture 2019 finale comes to Leyton!

David Beckham sleeping at Whipps Cross Hospital

We spoke to Bianca, a recent Future Creatives alumni, on what his experience of the programme was like...

Twenty-five years after its first release, original label, London Records, in conjunction with Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019, today releases a brand new recording of the classic East 17 Christmas No1 Stay Another Day.

Sba Shaikh, creative producer of the Waltham Forest Mela, talks about how the event threw open its arms to the whole community in 2019…

The music of Waltham Forest

Four writers were invited to create new work inspired by Epping Forest by The Willowherb Review.

Four writers were invited to create new work inspired by Epping Forest by The Willowherb Review.

Four writers were invited to create new work inspired by Epping Forest by The Willowherb Review.

This weekend, Liberty and Art Assembly will be taking over the streets and venues of Walthamstow. Find out all you need to know here...

We caught up with Deaf Rave founder Troi Lee to chat to him about what people can expect from the event, why Deaf Rave was set up and much more..

We spoke to Kamahl Miller, a recent Future Creatives alumni, on what his experience of the programme was like...

The Polish Jazz London Series is coming to a close with the headline event EABS at The Great Hall, Leyton on Thursday 21 November. Marta Bielawska-Borowiak of Goniec.com talks to EABS ahead of their show. 

Four writers were invited to create new work inspired by Epping Forest by The Willowherb Review.

As part of Liberty, artist Nwando Ebizie will present Distorted Constellations at Waltham Forest Community Hub, an Afrofuturist augmented reality that uses sound, projections and holograms to immerse the audience in the imagined landscape of Nwanodo's brain.

Ellie Wilson provides us with some background on new sound installation 'Echoes' and her deep connections to this historically important piece of woodland…

Remembrance Sunday, talks and sound installations inspired by Epping Forest, poetry competitions, comedy shows, art exhibitions and more....

Plan your day at Art Assembly

Bisi Oyekanmi, creator of Human Library Waltham Forest, talks about making connections through the project

Fireworks Spectacular, Becoming the Forest, We're All Bats and more....

Events company We Are Parable talk about what film is great and their new project the E10 Community Cinema