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Friday, January 12, 2018

Cabaret queens and drag delights descend on Bethnal Green to honour LGBT people of colour.

An artist with Asperger’s Syndrome who is inspired by the movie world is staging his own public exhibition at east London’s Genesis cinema.

If 2018 is going to be anything like 2017, it’s going to be unpredictable.

Gentleman Les Clayden was ‘king’ of Whitechapel market who got through a tough life in London’s East End with ‘strong arm’ tactics.

How much do you remember about the weird and wacky world of Twitter this year?

Join In: Big food and drink quiz

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

OK, you’ve probably eaten and drunk too much and you may be suffering for it today.

Fancy yourself as something of an aficionado of Christmas TV?

Patti Boulaye had ’em rocking in the church aisles with its A-List of showbiz celebs in the audience who turned up in London’s East End for Mildmay Hospital’s Christmas charity concert.

Ex-Fleet Street snapper Mike Pattison has taken time out after a career chasing “royalty and ruffians” for a national newspaper to delve into a real-life ‘Fagan’ crime boss.

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

The festive lights have been switched on along Brick Lane reflecting former Jewish and Yiddish-language culture of London’s East End with ghostly figures in doorways from the 1920s.

A wheelchair dancer who thought she might never perform again after losing her leg is heading up a charity festive fundraiser.

Battling pub landlady Pauline Forster is getting an award after a pig’s ear of a war lasting a decade to defeat east London developers wanting to put up a block of flats on her doorstep.

Arts

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

An artist with Asperger’s Syndrome who is inspired by the movie world is staging his own public exhibition at east London’s Genesis cinema.

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.

Music

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Patti Boulaye had ’em rocking in the church aisles with its A-List of showbiz celebs in the audience who turned up in London’s East End for Mildmay Hospital’s Christmas charity concert.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The festive lights have been switched on along Brick Lane reflecting former Jewish and Yiddish-language culture of London’s East End with ghostly figures in doorways from the 1920s.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Battling pub landlady Pauline Forster is getting an award after a pig’s ear of a war lasting a decade to defeat east London developers wanting to put up a block of flats on her doorstep.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will top the bill on the final day of All Points East in Victoria Park, it can be revealed.

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.

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.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

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

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