Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, at Welcome to the Forest, Waltham Forest's opening weekend as London Borough of Culture

Waltham Forest, London Borough of Culture 2019

Waltham Forest was the Mayor's first ever London Borough of Culture in 2019. 

Their fantastic programme carried with it a profound sense of community ownership - involving all 88 schools in the borough, recruiting over 1000 volunteers and achieving challenging targets of 85% of households engaged and 500,000 additional visits to cultural activity.  

It truly has brought people of all ages and backgrounds together.

Check out this beautiful highlights video from Waltham Forest, London Borough of Culture 2019

Visit the Welcome to the Forest website to find out more how you can get involved - it's a cultural hub for Waltham Forest.

There are opportunities to volunteer or you can apply for funding to run your own cultural project. It is also a great place to find out what is happening right across the borough and sign up for the latest updates. 

Waltham Forest, Fellowship Funding recipients 2019

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