Culture

James Lane
Community

Leytonstone’s architecture: from James Lane to Derek Jacobi – and ‘Hollywood’

Self-taught local architectural historian Michael De la Lama talks us through five more fascinating local houses

Design & Style

You’ll never look at local architecture in the same way again

Michael de la Lama walks the streets with a unique take on what makes the houses in E10 and E11 so fascinating

Walthamstow Village
Art

Six Things We Learnt This Week: a(nother) lockdown spesh

How to avoid the mud – and where to ‘holiday’ locally. Plus top bread, takeout and local art

The Line art trail
Art

The Line: walk the art trail from Olympic Park to Cody Dock

In which we roadtest the East London section of the capital’s most underrated public art gallery one wintry Sunday

Culture

Spot the deer! Pop-up light shows illuminate Leytonstone

Acclaimed artists Greenaway & Greenaway are curating unmissable displays over two weekends

Books

Six Things We Learnt This Week – from pop-ups to geese in trees

Phlox, Crate Brewery, Yard Sale, Yardarm, Marmelo: tips and observations for the last few days of lockdown

Antelope Leyton
Community

The Antelope, Leyton: let’s all save this historic pub

We speak to campaigner Curran McKay on the landmark boozer’s essential place in the community

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