Things To Do

Dreamhouse Records Leyton
Coffee

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

Culture

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

Art

Six things to look forward to post-lockdown – and 6 places we miss

As we mark our sixth birthday, here’s what we’re excited by in 2021 – and a round-up of venues we once loved too

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

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