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.
International touring photographic exhibition, Fields of Battle Lands of Peace 14-18 commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War has arrived in Waltham Forest for the final phase of its world tour.
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.
Could you be a Legend of the Forest? Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture needs our residents to get involved and help make 2019 an unforgettable year.
Today the London Borough of Culture 2019 announces an open call to artists from across the world to take part in a major new series of seven projects and be part of the creative programme that will be delivered across Waltham Forest.
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’.
Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 is looking for local musicians to work with acclaimed artists Addictive TV to create a special video celebrating the rich musical diversity of Waltham Forest as part of the opening event Welcome to the Forest in January 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.
We are celebrating the borough’s Cultural Stars with a new temporary art installation in central Walthamstow, designed by Hatch of Wood Street Walls.
Residents are invited to a series of roadshows where they can find out more about Borough of Culture volunteering opportunities