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Friday, April 20, 2018

Work has started on a ‘neuron pod’ science learning centre on Queen Mary University’s Whitechapel campus.

Up-and-coming young music and rap talent hits the spotlight tonight for a free public gig in Poplar.

Some of the world’s most famous images over the past half-century that define life in the late 20th and early 21st century go on show at Canary Wharf next week.

A strike by women in a backwater factory in Bow that eventually changed the British workplace for ever still holds memories of defiance and working class struggles handed down through generations as the 130th anniversary of the Bryant & May match factory dispute approaches.

The spring fashion weekend returns to Canary Wharf today with three days of catwalk shows, boutiques, live music and a maternity pop-up for mums-to-be.

Living within three or four miles of the iconic Tower Bridge gets you into the tourist exhibition on the walkway 140ft above the Thames for just £1.

All Points East has announced its In The Neighbourhood weekday programme of free community events in Victoria Park in May.

A host of new acts have been announced to perform at All Points East in Victoria Park this summer.

A convention of tattooists from all over the British Isles is being held at east London’s Old Truman Brewery in Spitalfields at the weekend to show the best of the tattoo craft and the art behind it.

A festival of Bengali culture organised with the Bangladesh community is being staged at the Museum of London Docklands at the end of the month.

Works by British artists collaborating with Mexican artists go on public show in Bethnal Green on Monday in the fifth annual “comrades in art” competition.

Meet two sisters passionate about olive oil who don’t let you leave their family-run restaurant feeling hungry—then you must be in Wapping.

The true story of two male penguins in New York’s Central Zoo is to be brought to life in a new children’s show at a Limehouse theatre.

Arts

Friday, April 20, 2018

Work has started on a ‘neuron pod’ science learning centre on Queen Mary University’s Whitechapel campus.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Some of the world’s most famous images over the past half-century that define life in the late 20th and early 21st century go on show at Canary Wharf next week.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

A convention of tattooists from all over the British Isles is being held at east London’s Old Truman Brewery in Spitalfields at the weekend to show the best of the tattoo craft and the art behind it.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Works by British artists collaborating with Mexican artists go on public show in Bethnal Green on Monday in the fifth annual “comrades in art” competition.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A new ‘poet in residence’ has been appointed at the historic Tower of London for 2018.

Music

Friday, April 13, 2018

Up-and-coming young music and rap talent hits the spotlight tonight for a free public gig in Poplar.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

A host of new acts have been announced to perform at All Points East in Victoria Park this summer.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

A festival of Bengali culture organised with the Bangladesh community is being staged at the Museum of London Docklands at the end of the month.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The alternative London Remixed music winter festival returns to Bethnal Green’s Richmix arts centre tomorrow for two nights.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

New acts have been added to the support line up for headliners The National at All Points East festival this summer.

Theatre

Friday, February 16, 2018

The true story of two male penguins in New York’s Central Zoo is to be brought to life in a new children’s show at a Limehouse theatre.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Children enjoyed a not-so-traditional Aladdin panto with a modern twist at Mile End’s Southern Grove community centre in east London.

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.

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