A programme of art, architecture and infrastructure to mark the centenary of the UK’s biggest council housing estate


2022 Barking Folk Festival


Playing Thursday at 1pm and on rotation all week.

A family festival celebrating the best in English and World folk music and dance plus poetry, street theatre, art and family fun!

This year's festival featured musical acts: Guise, Beans on Toast, Tankus the Henge, The Turbans, and Nathan Evans.

Photograph of the Becontree Estate in East London.