Crest of a rave

A celebration event was recently held at Leyton Technical (credit Penny Dampier)
Researching the local history of a global youth culture, writes Alice Clapperton Acid house and rave are perhaps not...

In your gift

Steven Oram with Kare Adenegan, a winner in the Celebrating Young People's Achievement scheme run by Proud and Gifted
Steven Oram wants to celebrate young people’s talents Proud and Gifted is a small not-for-profit organisation which showcases young...

Discovering my creativity

Tanaka Makoni grew up in Zimbabwe before moving to Leyton aged eight
Leyton poet and singer-songwriter Tanaka Makoni describes the inspiration behind her work All excited at just eight years old...

New ways to play

Walthamstow Toy Library
Walthamstow Toy Library director Helen Crockford on her mission to ensure all children have access to high-quality educational toys...

Strike for our future

Ummi Hoque [second from left] with her friends on a climate march in London
Student activist Ummi Hoque from Walthamstow urges people to get involved in this month’s climate strike Time’s running out...