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Jan 11

Welcome to the Forest

January 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 13, 2019 @ 9:30 pm

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Waltham Forest who have been named London’s Borough of Culture for 2019, is Kicking off the special year-long cultural programme is ‘Welcome to the Forest’ –  the biggest party Waltham Forest has ever seen.  It’s a unique event for all the family designed to celebrate shared past, present and future in this much loved corner of north east London called home.

Enjoy 3 days of spectacular performances with incredible visuals. A story of the borough will be showcased through the eyes of the Greenaway community. Bob your heads beautiful soundtracks and incredible musical talents.

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A huge lighting installation from artists Marshmallow Laser Feast choreographed to a soundscape by composer Erland Cooper working with local schools and choirs will be up. Locally-based international festival curators Continental Drifts will transform Forest Road into a neon-lit wonderland. International in scale and ambition but telling the local stories of this place, it’s time to say to the world: “Welcome to the Forest”.

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January 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
January 13, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
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Waltham Forest Town Hall
E17 3 London, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
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+44 20 8496 3000


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