Sweet Harmony: Radio, Rave & Waltham Forest, 1989-1994
Thursday 25 November 2021 - Wednesday 25 May 2022
Sweet Harmony looks at a significant five-year period in UK dance music history and the previously undocumented contribution that young people living and working in the London Borough of Waltham Forest made to it.
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Victory in the Streets: How Waltham Forest Celebrated VE Day (virtual exhibition)
Tuesday 5 May 2020 - Saturday 15 August 2020
Through historic photographs held in the Vestry House Museum photo archive, this digital exhibition reveals how Waltham Forest celebrated Victory in Europe.
We Are Here: Photographing the Windrush citizens of Waltham Forest
Thursday 5 March 2020 - Sunday 7 November 2021
A photographic heritage project capturing the lives of Windrush Generation residents of Waltham Forest, who came to the UK from the Caribbean in the 1950s to the 1970s.
Swarm: artists respond to the pollinator crisis
Friday 14 June 2019 - Sunday 26 January 2020
Artists Anna Alcock, Hannah Ford, Miyuki Kasahara, Alke Schmidt and Sandie Sutton show new work responding to the pollinator crisis.
Helen Stone: Laundresses & Char Women
Tuesday 11 June 2019 - Sunday 16 June 2019
Artist Helen Stone explores her family history. Part of E17 Art Trail 2019.
Ways of Seeing: Cornelia Parker and Rachel Whiteread
Thursday 6 June 2019 - Sunday 29 September 2019
Works by Cornelia Parker and Rachel Whiteread, a partnership between Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 and the Government Art Collection.
Motive / Motif: Artists commemorate the Suffragettes
Thursday 24 January 2019 - Sunday 9 June 2019
An exhibition of embroidered handkerchiefs designed by 20 contemporary artists, including Rachel Whiteread, Mona Hatoum and Sarah Lucas.
The In-between: An Ode to Epping Forest
Wednesday 28 March 2018 - Sunday 28 October 2018
An exhibition by the artist Rachel Lillie, revealing the history of Epping Forest and the hidden stories that have shaped its landscape.
No Ordinary Bicycle: John Kemp Starley and the two-wheeled revolution
Saturday 9 September 2017 - Sunday 25 February 2018
John Kemp Starley (1855 – 1901), born in Walthamstow, played a key role in the development of the modern bicycle.
Setting the Scene: Walthamstow in the Sixties
Saturday 17 June 2017 - Sunday 27 August 2017
The 1960s was a time of cultural and social revolution. Setting the Scene explores how the changes impacted the people of Walthamstow.
WE: The ex-Warner Estate in Waltham Forest
Saturday 29 October 2016 - Sunday 21 May 2017
An exhibition exploring the history of the Warner Estate houses in Walthamstow and Leyton, and the memories of the people who lived there.