In 2019, Waltham Forest will become the first-ever London Borough of Culture, as awarded by the Mayor of London putting arts and culture at the heart of the north east London communities that reside there.
Kicking off the year-long celebration, based around the theme Radicals, Makes and Fellowship, Welcome to the Forest takes place in Waltham Forest Town Hall including a site-specific film from artists in The Forest and a neon winter carnival in partnership with God’s Own Junkyard. There will also be a soundscape featuring the voices of over 1000 participants from local schools and choirs.
A free celebration of Sikh culture and heritage for Vaisakhi, which marks the birth of the Khalsa. Indoor and outdoor events will include shabad kirtan (spiritual music), langar (food), turban tying, folk dance, martial arts, and children’s activities.
Not normally open to the public, Acton Depot open weekends are a fantastic opportunity to see some the hundreds of thousands of treasures stored in the working museum storehouse. What to expect These depot open days take place three times a […]
This is the 45th anniversary of this annual event. It’s a celebration of London’s most old-school wooden puppet show. Punch and Judy will be joined by other wooden (and human) friends, including a brass band procession, workshops, clowns, folk music […]
The South London community-led festival is back for another year of over 30 free screenings at various venues across New Cross and Deptford. The programme is an eclectic mix of independent, art-house and mainstream fayre that also highlights local film-making talent. All […]