Culture

Coffee

Lockdown walks? Six handy ideas

From canalside coffee to medieval churches, murals and ancient filter beds, shake up your strolls

Gravity Well
Art

Leyton Midland: a mini travel guide for locals

Explore the new Gravity Well Taproom, a new fishmongers, new artworks and all manner of interesting cafes, stores and openings

Community

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

Art

Six Things We Learnt This Week: Black History Month, Luna Lounge RIP and more

How to mark the start of Black History Month locally. Plus Leytonstone Loves Film, Mora, and Abbott’s Park

History

St John’s Churchyard – and the hidden tomb of the man who set free slaves

Wander round Leytonstone’s oasis for fascinating local tales – not least the philanthropic Buxton family

Art

London Mural Festival: Leyton, Leytonstone, Walthamstow and Stratford guide

Of the 50 murals going up across the capital a good percentage are round these parts, in fact

Art

Walala Parade is looking mighty fine in the sun

Well, that went up quickly. Now the scaffolding’s down, Leyton High Road just got a darn sight prettier

Culture

Outdoor Cinema! Yard Sale! Six Things We Learnt This Week

Cycle ‘into’ the movies. Plus Yemen Crisis streetfood and a pop-up vintage store

Art

Go Walala! Six Things We Learnt This Week

From Cafe Juno to Luna Lounge, Hooksmith to Exale, half a dozen newsy nuggets to take you into the weekend

Culture

Filly Brook’s garden! Six Things We Learnt This Week

From FillyBrook to the Francis Road Street Party – and a destination new Thai kitchen at the Heathcote