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Beyond Barbican

Photo of crowd of people watching a gig at Walthamstow Garden Party

We programme free events to showcase and develop creative talents and give people different experience of the arts

Walthamstow Garden Party

One of east London's largest free community festivals celebrating global and local talent

Walthamstow Garden Party is a Waltham Forest Council Festival, produced by Barbican and Create in partnership with key local organisations in Waltham Forest. 

Now in it's fifth year and taking place on 14 and 15 July 2018 in Lloyd Park, the Garden Party has seen showcased some of east London's best music, theatre, arts and culture as well as hosting the likes of Doug Hream Blunt, Tinariwen and Toots and the Maytals.

We are excited to see the festival return to Waltham Forest next year. To make sure you don't miss out on the latest updates from the Garden Party, sign up to the newsletter below.