Artists and writers engage in conversation for Distractions

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:42pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Two artists and two writers engage in conversation about the nature of distractions. How can we define distraction? There are so many meanings. It is a term loaded with associations: complex, confusing, contradictory.

Step back in time with Mammoths

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:07pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Go back to a time where great beasts roamed the earth at this critically-acclaimed exhibition.

Hermann Rorschach's psychological tests explored in Ghost of a Ghost

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:27pm Monday 18th August 2014

Wonder at a unique collection of sculptures, taken form from provocative psychological tests created by Hermann Rorschach.

Walthamstow's artists showcase works for MORE soft

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:29pm Monday 11th August 2014

See what Walthamstow’s artists have stitched together at this art exhibition.

Frank Brangwyn Tour

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

Join one of the museum’s curators for a tour uncovering the life and work of artist Frank Brangwyn.

A World War I Collective

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

A collection of WWI facts and imagery will be on display at this exhibition.

Leytonstone in World War I

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:35pm Friday 8th August 2014

Researched and curated by the Leyton and Leytonstone Historical Society, this exhibition explores how local people coped during the war years and identifies many of the changes brought about by the conflict.

Star Wars proves inspirational for new exhibition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:24pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Star Wars has been the inspiration for an exhibition in Leytonstone.

Review: Glorious Georges at Hampton Court

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:01pm Monday 4th August 2014

An interactive Georgian exhibition for the whole family at Hampton Court

Designer creates collection to commemorate World War I

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Inspired by IWM’s extensive collections and stories of their respective grandfathers’ own experiences, Leytonstone designer Bob and Roberta Smith has created a series of new works.

Artist to commemorate World War I in new exhibition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Artist Nabil Ali is staging an exhibition entitled Blood from the Poppy to commemorate people across the world affected by the destructive force of World War One.

Mud, sweat and fear in the trenches

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Discover what life was like during World War One through the eyes of people in Britain and its empire, both on the home and fighting fronts, in a new, permanent gallery at the Imperial War Museum (IWM).

Exhibition remembers community stalwart Julie Stephenson

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:42pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A new art exhibition organised in memory of community stalwart Julie Stephenson is set to open in Leytonstone.

Breaking Bad's Heisenberg to feature in Movement's group art show

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

6:50pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Following on from its launch in January at Pictorem Gallery in Walthamstow, Movement: Artworks is celebrating its successful and highly creative first half-year with two summer exhibitions and an art jam.

Art exhibition courtesy of Whitefield Schools and Centre

4:56pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Works created by students from Whitefield Schools and Centre will be on display at this special show celebrating their talents.

Tattoos do the talking

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:03am Monday 14th July 2014

It’s a practice that dates back thousands of years – from the healing dots on Otzi the Iceman, to the status symbols on tribal populations, to the romantic iconography adorning sailors of the 19th Century, to the gang culture of the 20th Century.

Review: Glorious Georges at Kensington Palace

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:30pm Sunday 13th July 2014

It is easy to understand why so many royals have chosen to make Kensington Palace their home.

Where will the Leytonstone Arts Trail take you?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:10pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Leytonstone. Once home to the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. A place that continues to act as a source of inspiration for former residents David Bailey and Damon Albarn. It’s also where a young David Beckham learnt to play football.

Exhibition looks at life and works of celebrated writer Virginia Woolf

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:27pm Monday 30th June 2014

One of the most important and influential writers of the twentieth century is set to be celebrated in a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

Return of the Rudeboy courtesy of photographer and filmmaker Dean Chalkley and fashion-industry insider Harris Elliott

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Return of the Rudeboy courtesy of photographer and filmmaker Dean Chalkley and fashion-industry insider Harris Elliott

4:34pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Sartorial subculture is explored in a series of portraits, installations and set pieces in Return of the Rudeboy, an exhibition created and curated by prolific photographer and filmmaker Dean Chalkley and fashion-industry favourite Harris Elliott.

Cultural highlights of Belgium explored at William Morris Gallery

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

4:20pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Experience the cultural highlights of Belgium, birthplace of artist Frank Brangwyn.

Changing fashions in domestic architecture explored in show Paintings of House and Home

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

12:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

The changing fashions in domestic architecture are explored in a series of paintings by artist Deborah Nash, offering insightful glimpses into family life and social trends.

Boris Born brings Paintables to Leytonstone

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Paintables by Boris Born

1:10pm Friday 20th June 2014

Internationally renowned painter Boris Born has an exhibition displaying his captivating works this month.

Works of celebrated travel and landscape photographer Charlie Waite to feature in exhibition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wiltshire, England; Charlie Waite Photography

10:34am Thursday 19th June 2014

Celebrated travel and landscape photographer Charlie Waite is set to exhibit a selection of his works in exhibition Silent Exchange.

Damon Albarn's sister Jessica on giving creatures a new life through art

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jessica Albarn at work in her studio drawing intricate pictures of insects

5:04pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

It began with a dead rabbit buried at the bottom of the garden.

Paintables by Boris Born comes to Leytonstone

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

4:38pm Monday 16th June 2014

Internationally renowned painter Boris Born has an exhibition displaying his captivating works this month.

UK's biggest comic exhibition opens

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Andy Capp from the 1970s

5:29pm Monday 9th June 2014

First chance to see British Library's extensive collection

Dancing and Drawing Through Time

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

4:51pm Monday 9th June 2014

Waltham Forest Arts Club invites you to try your hand at drawing dancers from different historical periods - capture the human figure in motion, adorned in an array of gorgeous costumes.

Waltham Forest Arts Club to showcase works

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

3:55pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Members of Waltham Forest Arts Club will be showcasing a selection of original paintings, prints, photography, illustrations and sculptures.

Useful + Beautiful: Contemporary Design for the Home

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

5:31pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

This special exhibition showcases innovation and creativity in domestic design from London and beyond, highlighting how designers respond to issues such as efficiency, sustainability, durability, usefulness and beauty.

Mural Installation

5:10pm Sunday 1st June 2014

Using an audio-visual canvas, composer James Weeks and film artist Sam Belinfante ask: what does it mean to belong to the world?

Ten of the best events at the E17 Art Trail

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ten of the best events at the E17 Art Trail

9:19am Thursday 29th May 2014

As the E17 Art Trail commences, Amie Mulderrig takes a look at the top ten events taking place...

William Morris moves into the National Portrait Gallery

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: William Morris by Frederick Hollyer, 1884 © National Portrait Gallery, London

5:18pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

An exhibition devoted to Walthamstow’s William Morris and his influence on 20th Century life is set to open at the National Portrait Gallery.

End of year show at Waltham Forest College

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

9:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

This exhibition from Waltham Forest College HNC/D Art and Design students features a wonderful mix of drawing, print, design, photography and 3D works.

Preview: Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The front cover of a 1973 edition The Trials of Nasty Tales (Dave Gibbons/The British Library)

10:22am Sunday 16th March 2014

Biggest exhibition of British comics in UK

Paintings of London

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

2:44pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Artist Nadiya Tokarska presents her stunning view of London in this exhibition featuring some of her selected early works.

Mural Installation

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

2:02pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Composer James Weeks and film artist Sam Belinfante’s new work asks: what does it mean to belong to the world?

Starbucks barista has a whole latte art to share

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Starbucks barista Gabriel Nkweti Lafitte is wowing patrons with his customised cups

8:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

Starbucks barista Gabriel Nkweti Lafitte has adopted a whole new approach to the company’s policy of writing a customer’s name on their drink.

Make your mark with Celtic art

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

4:50pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Join lettering artist The Wandering Scribe for Celtic Patterns.

New exhibition chronicling work of Alexander McQueen to open

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: New exhibition chronicling work of Alexander McQueen to open

5:14pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

A major retrospective of the works of iconic British designer Alexander McQueen is set to go on display at the V&A

Between Ingurgitate and Inhale

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

2:50pm Saturday 17th May 2014

Members of Waltham Forest Arts Club showcase a number of projects which include paintings, prints, photos, illustration and sculpture.

Judge a book by its cover with new David Pearson exhibition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

9:00am Wednesday 14th May 2014

Judging a book by its cover is exactly what British designer David Pearson wants you to do.

The Victorian Society’s photographic exhibition: Saving a Century

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

9:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014

A photographic exhibition showing some of the best Victorian and Edwardian buildings and structures across the country.

Bow to Biennale: The East London Group of Artists 1928-1936

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

9:00am Monday 12th May 2014

The East London Art Group came to prominence with their depictions of east London life between the first and second world wars.

Story of St Patrick's Day Parade told in exhibition

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

10:00am Sunday 11th May 2014

This show uses photography, illustration, poetry and oral history to capture the story of the London St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Programme announced for this year's E17 Art Trail

1:08pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

Explore artists’ studios and visit flagship galleries: discover art in open-houses and unconventional spaces: encounter pop-up performances or explore your own creativity at an artist-led workshop: Yes, this year’s E17 Art Trail is back.

Tile Painting with artist Lucy Rainbow

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

9:00am Monday 5th May 2014

Join artist Lucy Rainbow to create original designs to transfer and paint onto tiles.

Duchess of Cornwall's wedding dress among celebrity bridal gowns to feature in V & A exhibition

9:00am Monday 28th April 2014

The Duchess of Cornwall’s exquisite Anna Valentine wedding dress is set to be the centrepiece of an exhibition opening at the V & A this week.

Celebrating the works of the first man to paint on the Berlin Wall

1:50pm Saturday 26th April 2014

Exhibition looks back at the career of Thierry Noir, the first man to paint on the Berlin Wall.

Artist Djordie Ozbolt tackles modernist myths in exhibition Mens Sana in Corpore Sano

9:50am Friday 25th April 2014

This minimalist exhibition features a mix of paintings and sculptures from the Serbian-born, London-based artist.



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