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Countdown to the London Borough of Culture 2019 opening event begins…

Inspired by the year’s themes of Radicals, Makers and Fellowship, Welcome to the Forest (11 - 13 January), will be the biggest party Waltham Forest has ever seen and everyone is invited. Everyone is welcome to the forest as we celebrate the shared past, present and future of this corner of North East London that we’ve chosen to call home.

London Borough of Culture 2019 marks Bauhaus centenary with major Artist Residency

Deadline: Saturday 8 December 11.59pm

Today London Borough of Culture 2019 announces an open call for a major new Artist Residency marking two of 2019’s milestones – the centenary of the Bauhaus movement, one of the most influential art, design and architecture movements of the 20th century, and the first ever The Mayor’s London Borough of Culture in Waltham Forest.

Apply for a London Borough of Culture Artist Project

Artist Projects and Artist in Residence Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 open call:

In 2019 Waltham Forest will be the first ever London Borough of Culture. The award from the Mayor of London will ensure arts and culture is placed at the heart of our communities. The year will explore the themes ‘Radicals’, ‘Makers’ and ‘Fellowship’ in a collaboration between local residents, artists and creatives – a once in a life time celebration of the place we call ‘home’.  

Talvin Singh leads the way as the community co-creates Waltham Forest’s massive opening show for London Borough of Culture 2019

Mercury Award-winning local hero Talvin Singh will lead a stellar cast of artists in a unique collaboration with Waltham Forest’s young people for a massive opening event, Welcome to the Forest, to celebrate the start of Waltham Forest’s tenure as London’s first Borough of Culture.