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

Children got a real taste of the countryside when farm animals turned up for the annual country fair at Poplar’s famous Chrisp Street Market.

A flotilla of heroic ‘little ships’ that took part in the 1940 Dunkirk evacuations in the Second World War joins classic vessels at St Katharine’s Docks today.

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

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.

An exhibition giving 45 GCSE Art students a chance to have their work on public show in a professional gallery has opened at east London’s famous Half Moon theatre.

Teenage singer-musician Shakila Karim is organising a pub night with fellow students from her music college to raise money for the Grenfell Tower disaster victims.

Portuguese artists have been painting the town red, white and all colours of the rainbow turning Old Truman’s Brewery into some kinds of updated psychodelic showcase.

Boogie rockers Status Quo have had more than 60 hits and become legends in the music industry. Now a tribute band are bringing the magic to Hornchurch.

The legacy of a corrupt 19th century magistrate’s crimes against the East End’s poorest was exposed in a book talk at the Wanstead Tap.

TV’s Dragons’ Den success Swing Patrol is planning a summer of free outdoor dance and fitness activities at Spitalfields Market to get east London to swing.

Preparations for the biggest celebration of the Bengali New Year in Europe are under way in east London with less than a fortnight to go.

Arts

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.

Friday, August 11, 2017

An exhibition giving 45 GCSE Art students a chance to have their work on public show in a professional gallery has opened at east London’s famous Half Moon theatre.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Portuguese artists have been painting the town red, white and all colours of the rainbow turning Old Truman’s Brewery into some kinds of updated psychodelic showcase.

Friday, March 31, 2017

The horror of the IRA bombing of Canary Wharf 21 years ago have been marked with an exhibition opening today of previously-unseen photographs taken inside the bank that was wrecked.

Music

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Children got a real taste of the countryside when farm animals turned up for the annual country fair at Poplar’s famous Chrisp Street Market.

Friday, September 8, 2017

A flotilla of heroic ‘little ships’ that took part in the 1940 Dunkirk evacuations in the Second World War joins classic vessels at St Katharine’s Docks today.

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.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Teenage singer-musician Shakila Karim is organising a pub night with fellow students from her music college to raise money for the Grenfell Tower disaster victims.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Portuguese artists have been painting the town red, white and all colours of the rainbow turning Old Truman’s Brewery into some kinds of updated psychodelic showcase.

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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