East London Food & Culture



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


Bigger than Trafalgar! Head to Fellowship Square for a summer of free events

Soho Theatre, open-air cinema, art shows, fashion and craft markets all come to E17’s shiny new public space this month


Disappeared: the local cinemas I knew and loved

Lifelong local resident Alan Wells OBE recalls the 1960s picturehouses of Leyton, Leytonstone and Walthamstow


Take The High Road: an awesome 26-minute film about Leytonstone

Local filmmakers Marcus Shepherd and Stow Film Lounge have produced an enlightening look at the heart of E11


Leytonstone Loves Film: a new moviefest celebrating E11

Barbican and Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 announce a top new film festival for east London

Le Petit Corner interior

MUST DO: Le Petit Corner’s tapas (and movie) takeover

Spanish small plates and film nights are coming to High Road Leytonstone

Alfred Hitchcock pointing

Hitchcock’s Home returns for its fourth year

The immersive film screenings in St John’s church Leytonstone are back this summer


Anti-gentrification musical comes to The Birds

Boogaloo Stu’s new play Last Orders at the Dog & Dumplings sees two publicans fighting for their gaff


Hitchcock’s Home is back again

The celebration of the great director returns to the bucolic surrounds of St John’s next month