Sweet Harmony: Radio, Rave & Waltham Forest, 1989-1994
Sweet Harmony: Radio, Rave & Waltham Forest, 1989-1994 explores a significant period in UK dance music history and the contribution that young people from Waltham Forest made to it.
Explore our extensive collection of objects relating to the history of Waltham Forest.
Vestry House Museum’s learning programme brings local history to life for schools and families.
Discover the people, places and events that make Waltham Forest special.
- Beryl Swain: Need for SpeedBeryl Swain, the pioneering motorcycle racer, has at last been recognised for her incredible achievements in the world of motorsport.
- George Washington’s Essex and Waltham Forest ConnectionsWe explore the connections between Essex and Waltham Forest and the first US president, George Washington.
- Trojan Records: Walthamstow’s place in reggae historyA Walthamstow industrial estate was once home to the Trojan Records archive and doubled as a studio where King of Ska, Desmond Dekker, recorded an album with The Specials.
- The origins of Leytonstone and Wanstead SynagogueOpened in 1954, the Leytonstone & Wanstead Synagogue building is a well-preserved example of post-war architecture.