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A food festival is planned over three days in the Moat at the Tower of London next month with cooking demos from top chefs and lessons on how to decorate a naked cake.

Teenager Shakila Karim who raised funds for Grenfell Tower families and for victims of the Nepal earthquake with her own benefit concerts is launching a singing career with her first EP record.

A new film about the notorious Krays gangland rulers inspired by true events tells the shocking story of Mad Axeman Frank Mitchell’s murder.

Women are taking over Wilton’s Music Hall for a four-day festival to “put the gender balance” into traditional south Asian performance culture.

The fun is just starting this-morning at east London’s Victoria Park for a family day out.

A strange character appears to be inviting passengers on board the DLR for a tourist ‘Discovery’ run starting on Saturday for the summer holiday between Tower Gateway and the Cutty Sark at Greenwich.

Children’s author Caroline Lawrence is starting a hunt to find out what happened to a teenage girl whose 2,000-year-old remains were discovered near London Bridge.

Disney musicals are coming to a school near you when pupils at Poplar’s Manorfield Primary and their teachers produce their own West End show based on classic children’s stories.

A Bengal opera coming to the Isle of Dogs’ Space theatre tells the story of an 18-day-old baby boy destined to be married to an 18-year-old girl to avoid a fatal curse.

People of all ages who use the Bromley-by-Bow community centre are among a National Theatre company of 200 working with professional artists to perform Shakespeare’s Pericles.

Children have been on stage performing what they have researched about the social activities of youngsters more than half-a-century ago.

Dirty Dancing and Dunkirk are set to follow live screening of Wimbledon taking place at St Katharine Docks next to Tower Bridge.

Animal lovers and budding vets can see behind the scenes when the PDSA’s pet hospital in Bow throws open its doors on Saturday as part of the charity’s centenary celebrations.

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

Yesterday, 14:56

A food festival is planned over three days in the Moat at the Tower of London next month with cooking demos from top chefs and lessons on how to decorate a naked cake.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Teenager Shakila Karim who raised funds for Grenfell Tower families and for victims of the Nepal earthquake with her own benefit concerts is launching a singing career with her first EP record.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Women are taking over Wilton’s Music Hall for a four-day festival to “put the gender balance” into traditional south Asian performance culture.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

The fun is just starting this-morning at east London’s Victoria Park for a family day out.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Children got their mums and dads out putting up a marquee on Wapping Green selling home-made samosas, sweet dumplings and hotdogs to raise money for a new school library.

Theatre

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Women are taking over Wilton’s Music Hall for a four-day festival to “put the gender balance” into traditional south Asian performance culture.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Disney musicals are coming to a school near you when pupils at Poplar’s Manorfield Primary and their teachers produce their own West End show based on classic children’s stories.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

A Bengal opera coming to the Isle of Dogs’ Space theatre tells the story of an 18-day-old baby boy destined to be married to an 18-year-old girl to avoid a fatal curse.

Friday, July 13, 2018

People of all ages who use the Bromley-by-Bow community centre are among a National Theatre company of 200 working with professional artists to perform Shakespeare’s Pericles.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Children have been on stage performing what they have researched about the social activities of youngsters more than half-a-century ago.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Anne Boleyn is returning to the Tower of London for a third time 500 years after her execution at the hands of Henry VIII.

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.

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