London Borough of Culture

The creativity and history at the heart of Waltham Forest's local community

What is the London Borough of Culture?

How London came to celebrate its different areas for their art and culture

Did you know... The Andrex puppy is named for St Andrews Road in Walthamstow, where two-ply toilet paper was invented
Did you know... Waltham Forest is one of the most diverse areas in the UK. 48% of residents come from a minority ethnic background.

Rainbow baked beans and neon altars

A jam-packed month of art

Did you know... Waltham Forest is the home of a number of successful bands, including Iron Maiden, East 17 and Blazin’ Squad