Things To Do

Community

Autumn walks? Why Wanstead Park is our #1

There’s almost nowhere more beautiful than a seasonal hike around the perimeter of its many ponds

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

Bread and Oregano Leyton
Coffee

Champagne waaa! Six Things We Learnt This Week

Two community jumble trails, the pleasures of Wild Goose – and the most hilarious name ever for a development?

Food & Drink

Serious pizza! Six Things We Learnt This Week

Kitchen pop-ups, E11’s best burgers, a destination terrace – and a regular market on Francis Road?

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