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Tue, 16:58

A Bangla music festival has released details of its lineup.

A diverse audience packed the start of the Bangla music festival that has returned to east London for its eighth year.

The first-ever Formula E art car was unwrapped at Truman’s Old Brewery after artist Dean Stockton was given a new set of wheels to do what he wants with it.

We know winter is just around the corner so if you fancy a little sunshine back in your life Levi Roots Caribbean Smokehouse can make you feel you’re on holiday without having to step on a plane.

The iconic Brick Lane in the heart of London’s East End is staging a street festival on Sunday aimed at keeping traders up to date.

The biggest festival of Bengali music outside the Indian sub-continent returns to east London at the end of the month for its sixth year running.

Artists are throwing open their studio doors to the public in east London this weekend as part of a free ‘open studios’ event for the 50th anniversary of the Space arts organisation.

A choir that takes on new members without auditions is recruiting for its Christmas concert performance in Limehouse.

A family history event is being staged to help anyone who thinks their ancestors may have been East End suffragettes fighting for votes for women more than 100 years ago.

The Troxy is slipping back through a timewarp on September 23 with a nostalgic performance on its historic Wurlitzer theatre organ.

Top fashion returns to Canary Wharf later this month with three days of catwalk shows, pop-up boutiques, live music and enticing discounts.

Secondary school pupils from east London have met the cast of Dreamgirls stage production in the West End in a move to inspire the next generation of theatre talent.

One lovable pussy-cat is taking over the iconic Tower Bridge for the day when a new feline adventure book comes out.

Arts

Thursday, October 4, 2018

The first-ever Formula E art car was unwrapped at Truman’s Old Brewery after artist Dean Stockton was given a new set of wheels to do what he wants with it.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Artists are throwing open their studio doors to the public in east London this weekend as part of a free ‘open studios’ event for the 50th anniversary of the Space arts organisation.

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.

Music

Tue, 16:58

A Bangla music festival has released details of its lineup.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

A diverse audience packed the start of the Bangla music festival that has returned to east London for its eighth year.

Friday, September 28, 2018

The iconic Brick Lane in the heart of London’s East End is staging a street festival on Sunday aimed at keeping traders up to date.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The biggest festival of Bengali music outside the Indian sub-continent returns to east London at the end of the month for its sixth year running.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

A family history event is being staged to help anyone who thinks their ancestors may have been East End suffragettes fighting for votes for women more than 100 years ago.

Theatre

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Secondary school pupils from east London have met the cast of Dreamgirls stage production in the West End in a move to inspire the next generation of theatre talent.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Troxy in Commercial Road, Stepney, started selling digital tickets on Thursday (August 30). The new tickets are now available only on mobile phones. The brains behind the decision say the move will stop people copying them resale.

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.

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