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

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


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

The Leytonstone artist talks us through his most popular artworks


4 Things To Consider: Black History Month, Leyton Technical, Hackney Bridge -and Zaxx

Ideas for October weekends – as well as three more sad closures to contemplate

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


George Michael live! (Kind of). What to expect at Leytonstone Festival 2022

Nine days of mostly free gigs, shows, walks, tours and arty stuff