A series of film screenings and events have been commissioned to celebrate Alfred Hitchcock's early life in Leytonstone.

Create London and the Barbican will be taking over the Vestry House Museum later this month to showcase one of the director's masterpieces, The Birds.

'Hitchcock's East End' will host a weekend of four screenings and live events on the weekend of March 1/2.

Waltham Forest residents are eligible for reduced ticket prices to events.

To book discounted tickets, call the Barbican box office on 020 7638 8891.