East London Food & Culture



Unchartered Streets: take a six-mile hike around Leyton with this new guide

Author Matt Haynes talks through some highlights of his fascinating new 92-page guidebook to the streets of E10


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


This weekend! E17 and E11 Art Trails. Plus July highlights

It’s the month when everything happens. Two arts trails, outdoor theatre, street festivals and more across E11, E10 and E17


Disappeared: the local cinemas I knew and loved

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

Anders Stratford

3 things: new streetfood market, a pop-up ‘bier garten’ & outdoor theatre

Get stuck into new happenings in Forest Gate, East Village, Stratford and Leyton


Festivals & pop-ups: E11 Arts Trail, Forest Gayte Pride, Francis Road & Host

Brilliant local one-offs, trails, galleries and unmissable stuff for the diary

Dreamhouse Records Leyton

All change! Dreamhouse Records moves into Francis Road

Leyton’s forthcoming vinyl store is now joining E10’s eclectic street of independent shops and cafes

Dreamhouse records

Dreamhouse Records Leyton: vinyl store with coffee and pastries

Hidden behind East London’s cutest clapboard building will soon be a record shop – with refreshments, events and more


Filly Brook announce new Sho Foo Doh Japanese kitchen residency

With the crowdfunder target smashed, and new garden a reality, next up is the small matter of eating