YES! They’ve done it!!
Waltham Forest has won a £1.35 million competition to be named the first Borough of Culture
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said the council’s bid — one of 22 received — was “ambitious in scale and placed local people at the very heart of the programme”.
“It’s vital that young people get access to culture, regardless of their background, so that they can aspire to be our performers, artists, entrepreneurs and cultural leaders of the future.”