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Thursday, February 23, 2017

London’s biggest beer garden is set to come to Mile End Park this summer as part of a German beer festival.

A music project has been started in London’s East End to help rescued women including teenage girls to overcome the trauma of being trafficked into forced prostitution or domestic slavery.

EMMA BARTHOLOMEW gives the thumbs up to the revamped cocktail list at Tapas Revolution in Shoreditch

Christmas quiz

Monday, December 26, 2016

Remember those pantomimes you’ve been to as a child or taken your own children to?

You know it’s Christmas when you turn on the TV to see James Stewart running through the snow or see a cartoon snowman flying through the air.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

A new art collection inspired by the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by world-renowned fashion photographer-turned-artist Raphael Mazzucco is on public show in east London.

A campaign to use popular music to help stamp out racism was “re-ignited” in London’s East End at the weekend in the wake of reported incidents following the ‘Brexit’ vote.

A new printworks has opened to help out struggling artists in London’s East End by offering low-cost facilities to reproduce their creative work.

Arts

Monday, October 31, 2016

A new art collection inspired by the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by world-renowned fashion photographer-turned-artist Raphael Mazzucco is on public show in east London.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

A new printworks has opened to help out struggling artists in London’s East End by offering low-cost facilities to reproduce their creative work.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Work by east London street artist Ben Eine inspired by a recent trip to Cuba has ‘unexpectedly’ raised £2,000 for the homeless charity Shelter.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

An education charity developing the next generation of artists with a schools programme in east London that puts creative learning back in the classroom has put on its first year’s partnership exhibition of the youngsters’ artwork.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Artists have painted murals of endangered animals on the walls of an education centre in an east London cemetery park.

Music

Sunday, February 19, 2017

A music project has been started in London’s East End to help rescued women including teenage girls to overcome the trauma of being trafficked into forced prostitution or domestic slavery.

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.

Monday, October 31, 2016

A campaign to use popular music to help stamp out racism was “re-ignited” in London’s East End at the weekend in the wake of reported incidents following the ‘Brexit’ vote.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Chamber concerts were performed at one of London’s weirdest places—deep in one of the two bascule chambers of the iconic Tower Bridge.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Britain’s only singer-songwriter festival returns to London’s East End for its third year next Sunday with hours of original live music.

Theatre

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.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Sonic workers who keep the world’s sounds nice and tidy are urging children to help solve a bad mood that has emerged on the planet.

Friday, February 20, 2015

A popular early years play is coming to The Half Moon Theatre this weekend.

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