6 Things: Francis Road’s trail, Allegra’s summer terrace, Forest Gayte Pride

Observations and tips across Leyton, Leytonstone, Stratford, Hackney Wick, Walthamstow and Forest Gate

Walthamstow Farmers’ Market at 15: ten new stalls from May 8th

From fresh trout to Sri Lankan streetfood, here's what's fresh at E17's long-running Sunday ...

Mammoth

New openings! Inside E11 taproom Mammoth, Sparkhouse E10 and more

Party all weekend at Leytonstone's new taproom, Leyton's new warehouse club and more local ...

Enchanted Garden: a guide to Francis Road’s new healing room

Owner Ann Broad talks us through her healing treatments, reiki, guided meditations and more

Coronation Square E10: join Leyton’s brand new community

E10's new neighbourhood behind Coronation Gardens launches its Help To Buy event later this ...

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Mammoth

New openings! Inside E11 taproom Mammoth, Sparkhouse E10 and more

Party all weekend at Leytonstone's new taproom, Leyton's new warehouse club and more local ...

Patchworks

Patchworks: the most surprising new venue in East London?

This inspiring converted warehouse is cafe, bar, pop-up restaurant and art gallery all in ...

Dreamhouse Records Leyton

All change! Dreamhouse Records moves into Francis Road

Leyton's forthcoming vinyl store is now joining E10's eclectic street of independent shops and ...

Dreamhouse records

Dreamhouse Records Leyton: vinyl store with coffee and pastries

Hidden behind East London's cutest clapboard building will soon be a record shop - ...

Forest Rising takes over Leyton all weekend

London Borough of Culture finale comprises installations, live music, craft beer and streetfood

Africa Express: a big-top circus is coming to Wanstead Flats

The next big event to mark the borough's cultural status is in Leytonstone. Woop!

David Gledhill

The man for whom 52 Weeks Makes A Year

East London musician David J Gledhill (of Souls fame) talks us through his ambitious ...

London Borough of Culture launch: a sneak preview of what to expect

Three evenings of lightshows, eclectic music and street carnivals start tonight. Here's what you ...

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MUST DO: Caitlin Downie’s Celtic Christmas…in E11

The singer brings top Christmas wares to local faves Theatre of Wine and Tracks

Studio Paradiso: complete guide to The Jellied Eel’s new Leyton pop-up

A Studio 54-inspired dining experience with retro camper van, cocktails, champagne fondue, circus acts ...

This weekend! E17 and E11 Art Trails. Plus July highlights

It's the month when everything happens. Two arts trails, outdoor theatre, street festivals and ...

MUST DO: The Gift, Theatre Royal Stratford East

Witty dialogue and a cleverly subversive narrative arc makes this production an uncompromising watch

Africa Express: a big-top circus is coming to Wanstead Flats

The next big event to mark the borough's cultural status is in Leytonstone. Woop!

Scream All About It: immersive mystery comes to E11

The Red Lion is hosting a spooky Hallowe'en one-off to raise money for Children ...

HighTide Walthamstow

HighTide Festival is coming to Walthamstow

A diverse selection of performances is heading to E17 later this month

‘Drink My Sweat’: Leytonstone’s outdoor photography exhibition

Local photographer Jake Green has documented the people and processes of coffee production in ...

Gods Own Junk Yard. ©Peter Dazeley

God’s Own Junkyard: the story of neon signs – and their E17 home

In an exclusive extract from new book London Explored, read why the world's biggest ...

This weekend! E17 and E11 Art Trails. Plus July highlights

It's the month when everything happens. Two arts trails, outdoor theatre, street festivals and ...

Star Wars: the story behind the Grove Green Road mural

The three-part work by the Wood Street Walls collective is dedicated to Star Wars ...

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