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Tickets now on sale for The People's Forest

Tickets are now on sale for The People's Forest - a major arts programme exploring Waltham Forest's relationship to Epping forest. 

The People’s Forest season, a year-long programme of public gigs, workshops, artworks and performances taking place as part of the Mayor’s first London Borough of Culture in Waltham Forest. Curated by arts consultant and event producer Kirsteen McNish and writer Luke Turner, the season celebrates the borough’s unique relationship to Epping Forest.

All Night Long: Art Night 2019 takes place this June in Walthamstow and King's Cross

  • 12 major curated commissions announced for 2019's Art Night including work by artists Barbara Kruger, Christine Sun Kim, Julie Cunningham and Emma Talbot
  • Art Night to take place in King's Cross and Walthamstow, as part of first ever Mayor's London Borough of Culture year of events across Waltham Forest
  • Festival will explore the distinct identity, culture and architecture of Waltham Forest, highlighting the area's expansive market culture along and around Walthamstow High Street


Artists announced for Africa Express: The Circus

  • Africa Express - the collective of African and Western musicians - will play a one-off headline show 'Africa Express: The Circus' on Friday 29 March
  • First artists to be announced as part of the gig line-up include Batida, Damon Albarn, Django Django, Ellie Rowsell (Wolf Alice), Gruff Rhys, Imarhan, Joan As Police Woman, Mista Silva, Moonchild Sanelly, Muzi, Onipa, Rokia Traoré, Sibot,  The Good The Bad & The Queen

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.