Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 opening event

Over three evenings in January 2019, thousands of the borough’s residents came together with fellow Londoners and audiences beyond for a true celebration of one of London Borough of Culture 2019’s themes, Fellowship. There were world premieres from world renowned artists Greenaway & Greenaway, Talvin Singh, Addictive TV, Marshmallow Laser Feast and Erland Cooper.

Welcome to the Forest was an unforgettable start to Waltham Forest's years as the very first London Borough of Culture.

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