Festival organisers are calling for participants ahead of the application deadline this Sunday.

The 21st Leytonstone Festival, which organisers describe as a celebration of community, music, art, history and culture, begins on July 10 and runs until July 20 at venues around Leytonstone.

Anyone keen to showcase their talents, from singers and dancers to stand up comedians, is asked to get in touch.

Visit www.leytonstone festival.org.uk for more information.