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.
The London Diwali festival attracts approximately 35,000 people each year to celebrate this Hindu, Sikh and Jain festival of light. Expect lots of lively music, dance and an authentic market with food, craft, art and henna.
Late October isn’t just the time of year for dressing up for Halloween. It’s also time for the autumn edition of the bi-annual pop culture expo (although canceled in 2021 due to COVID-19, the spring event usually takes place over […]
An annual festival celebrating the area’s rich history and culture with events taking place in various venues around Bloomsbury. This year’s theme is “Shining Light”. Events in previous years have included street parties, dance and music performances, scientific workshops, interactive games, […]
Run by the International Antique & Collector’s Fairs group, this is a large fair repeated throughout the year with some excellent opportunities to find some unusual items. Often attracting over 300 antique dealers since taking over the venue in 2104, […]