Culture

Community

Leyton’s Grade II-listed Cricket Pavilion will be saved, after all

One of the area’s most imposing buildings will now be restored to former glory

Culture

St Patrick’s Cemetery: Leytonstone’s most atmospheric corner?

It’s home to 170,000 graves, including the Hitchcock family and Jack The Ripper’s last tragic victim

Food & Drink

Six Things: new E11 openings, Fred & John, Forest Gate and more

A slew of new places to explore, plus don’t miss our offers, ideas and general weekend inspo

Gods Own Junk Yard. ©Peter Dazeley
Art

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 collection is in Walthamstow

Community

Black History Month 2021: three local highlights

From foraging in the forest to local history walks, we pick a trio of highlights across the borough

Culture

Patchworks: the most surprising new venue in East London?

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

Books

Why I’ve started the East London Indie Book Club

Bookseller and fiction editor Sam Burt on a new monthly culture club at the Leyton Star

Community

Don’t miss: Leytonstone Loves Film & E11 Yard Sale

Two key annual happenings take place this week