Waltham Forest today announced Sam Hunt as Creative Director for the Mayor’s London Borough of Culture 2019.
Sam – who led the creative programme for Hull’s year as City of Culture in 2017 - will lead on the creative delivery of an ambitious £5million cultural programme for the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s first London Borough of Culture.
He will deliver an exciting year of cultural events working with our partners and local community, which will put the London Borough of Waltham Forest on the map and provide a massive boost to help our young people into cultural careers and ensure 85 per cent of households in the borough take part in cultural activities during the year.
Sam has a wealth of experience having worked across the arts, events and cultural industries for 15 years. He has been instrumental in the creation and delivery of nationally significant cultural event programmes. He will work alongside programme director Lorna Lee.