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Monday, October 30, 2017

LCD Soundsystem and Björk will join The xx as headliners at Victoria Park’s new All Points East festival next year, organisers have announced.

Guy Fawkes gets his ‘come uppance’ again on November 5 when Victoria Park explodes in one of London’s best public fireworks displays.

Readers of the Advertiser who live in Tower Hamlets or Hackney have access to an exclusive pre-sale for All Points East in Victoria Park from today.

A campaign to make Tower Hamlets “the London borough of culture” has been launched in the week a deal has been signed with international promoters for major festivals and community events at Victoria Park for the next five years.

Henry Moore’s treasured ‘Old Flo’ sculpture was unveiled today back in east London after 20 years languishing in a field in Yorkshire and surviving attempts to sell it off, a High Court battle for ownership and dodging a hurricane.

A Somali festival opens this-evening in east London in a project aimed at helping a displaced community facing challenges in resettling.

A 10-day music and community festival headlined by The National and The xx – and starring 200 other acts – will replace Lovebox and Field Day in Victoria Park next year.

Henry Moore’s treasured ‘Old Flo’ sculpture has hit a snag this-morning on its long-awaited return to east London after 20 years because of Hurricane Brian at the weekend.

A world premiere performance is set to open the Together! 2017 disability history month festival in Stratford tomorrow.

The London Stadium is set to rock next summer as the Foo Fighters confirmed they will be playing two nights at the venue.

Thousands of people looking for their “true north” wandered into east London’s Victoria Park for a ‘triathlon of the mind’ with outdoor yoga and meditation.

Limber up for a one-day free event of activities focused on improving the body and mind.

A group of historic paintings are returning to east London for the first time since their creation in the 1920s and 1930s.

Arts

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Henry Moore’s treasured ‘Old Flo’ sculpture was unveiled today back in east London after 20 years languishing in a field in Yorkshire and surviving attempts to sell it off, a High Court battle for ownership and dodging a hurricane.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Henry Moore’s treasured ‘Old Flo’ sculpture has hit a snag this-morning on its long-awaited return to east London after 20 years because of Hurricane Brian at the weekend.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

A world premiere performance is set to open the Together! 2017 disability history month festival in Stratford tomorrow.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Sculptor Kenneth Armitage is centre stage at the prestigious Canary Wharf to mark the centenary of his birth.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Teenagers are planning a take-over at east London’s historic Geffrye Museum for an evening which could help kick-start their careers in the arts.

Music

Monday, October 30, 2017

LCD Soundsystem and Björk will join The xx as headliners at Victoria Park’s new All Points East festival next year, organisers have announced.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Guy Fawkes gets his ‘come uppance’ again on November 5 when Victoria Park explodes in one of London’s best public fireworks displays.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Readers of the Advertiser who live in Tower Hamlets or Hackney have access to an exclusive pre-sale for All Points East in Victoria Park from today.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

A campaign to make Tower Hamlets “the London borough of culture” has been launched in the week a deal has been signed with international promoters for major festivals and community events at Victoria Park for the next five years.

Monday, October 23, 2017

A Somali festival opens this-evening in east London in a project aimed at helping a displaced community facing challenges in resettling.

Theatre

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A new community theatre project helping people affected by poor confidence and mental health problems has set up a support group in London’s East end using theatre as therapy.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, is the UK premiere of this hit US musical.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Remember those pantomimes you’ve been to as a child or taken your own children to?

Friday, December 9, 2016

A play teaching children how to cope with mental illness in the family is being staged at east London’s Half Moon theatre for audiences as young as three.

Friday, December 2, 2016

The 40th Spitalfields Music Winter Festival opens on Sunday in London’s East End with a mix of Early music, classical Bach, jazz, Swing—and even opera for babies.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

A show about pursuing dreams is being staged for children in London’s East End on Saturday morning to stimulate youngsters’ imaginations by exploring the senses.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Theatre players who helped “change the landscape of British theatre” celebrate the 50th birthday of their company with a new interpretation of its first ever show.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Teenagers are performing a modern-day ‘take’ of Rostand’s classic Cyrano de Bergerac as part of this year’s Bangla Drama festival returning to London’s East End.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Bartabas’s production of Golgota at Sadler’s Wells with horses performing alongside their human partners brings its own special quality, as you adjust to a slower pace of life as imagined in Holy Week in old Seville, writes Allis Moss.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

A series of encounters formed from lust, love and rejection brought the world to the stage at Sadler’s Wells for Valentine month, writes Allis Moss.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Disembodied voices emanating loneliness on a bleak theatre set might not be your idea of getting into the festive spirit.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

A troupe of actors are taking over the gardens of east London’s famous Geffrye Museum for three nights to stage a play written for the Twelfth Night of Christmas by an up-and-coming dramatist living in area for a while.

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