East London Food & Culture



Oysters! Festivals! Supper Clubs! 6 things to enjoy this month

Chin up, September is awash with pop-ups, yard sales, arty stuff and more


Barking Riverside: Summer Sessions pop-up bar and events guide

Visit the scenic 2km stretch of River Thames for pop-up bars, streetfood and more all summer

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


Patchworks: don’t miss its next two Culture Markets

Two vibrant markets take place from this weekend, plus a one-man show and Waterworks fundraiser


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