East London Food & Culture

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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

Unity Cafe
Community

Leytonstone Festival: long-running annual bash is back

Nine days of art, live music, food, performance and kids’ activities kick off this Saturday across E11’s many venues

Books

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

Art

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

Art

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

Culture

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
Culture

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

Art

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

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