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We wanted to let you know that Walthamstow Garden Party 2021 will not be going ahead in Lloyd Park this year. 

The past year has provided an opportunity for many of us to reflect on our priorities and to work together to re-imagine what we do, as well as why and how we do it. Walthamstow Garden Party has always been about the process of collaborating to create something unique, together, that no one could do on their own. Over the next year, we want to create more space for the rich conversations and collaborations that have underpinned the festival to grow and change.  

We’re grateful for the continued support from Arts Council England to help us with this next phase of re-imagining together. Please do check the website for updates. 

Waltham Forest Council

A world-class arts and learning organisation, the Barbican pushes the boundaries of all major art forms including dance, film, music, theatre and visual arts. Its creative learning programme further underpins everything it does. Over a million people attend events annually, hundreds of artists and performers are featured, and more than 300 staff work onsite. The architecturally renowned centre opened in 1982 and comprises the Barbican Hall, the Barbican Theatre, The Pit, Cinemas 1, 2 and 3, Barbican Art Gallery, a second gallery The Curve, public spaces, a library, the Lakeside Terrace, a glasshouse conservatory, conference facilities and three restaurants. The City of London Corporation is the founder and principal funder of the Barbican Centre.

At Walthamstow Garden Party, the Barbican continues to build on its history of programming and partnerships with artists and organisations in east London.  

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Waltham Forest Council is a local authority in northeast London named in June 2019 as the Local Authority of the Year at the prestigious Municipal Journal Awards and the Mayor’s first London Borough of Culture 2019. Bursting with energy and opportunity, it is a place changing rapidly with business growth up and employment at its highest rate ever. It is a place people want to live, raise a family and start a business.  We are creating liveable neighbourhoods, where people have access to quality housing and the services and facilities that they need.

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