East London Food & Culture


Clam Store London Leyton

October: new openings, happenings, thoughts and collabs

Black History Month is here. Plus pop-ups, dim sum, top coffee and more autumnal stuff

East Bank

East Bank, Stratford: first peek – don’t miss Nana’s Leytonstone terrace

A reconstructed E11 living room is the centrepiece of LCF’s five new galleries, cafe and public space

Blondies Leyton

Blondies Brewery? We’ll take it. Plus 5 more hot new openings

The Clapton dive bar is expanding to E10, plus Gravity Well, great bagels and Francis Road


Common Ground: Leytonstone’s outdoor gallery is back

Catch photographer Annick Wolfers’s awesome large-scale works along the High Road


5 unmissable summer events, from Leytonstone Arts Trail to local Prides

Outdoor theatre, a new community cinema pop-up and East London’s biggest Pride

David Bowie as The Thin White Duke, Station to Station Tour, 1976 © John Robert Rowlands1

David Bowie archive comes to V&A East in Olympic Park

At Here East a whopping 80,000 items will be available to view in the new V&A Storehouse

Homies On Donkeys

Homies on Donkeys to open in Leytonstone

Woop! London’s finest tacos to come to the heart of E11


Inside Abbey Mills Pumping Station E15: exclusive photos and history

Its Victorian grandeur is included in a photographic book by Peter Dazeley and Mark Daly


Hooksmith: ‘My 6 fave artworks’ – and E20 Journal interview

The Leytonstone artist talks us through his most popular artworks

Dam Tasty Beer

5 Things To Consider: Dam Tasty Beer, Matt Cup roastery – and save Luna

Local nuggets to devour, from Truman’s new name to Spice Box closing