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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.

Guy Fawkes gets his ‘come uppance’ again on November 5 when Victoria Park explodes in one of London’s best public fireworks displays.

Readers of the Advertiser who live in Tower Hamlets or Hackney have access to an exclusive pre-sale for All Points East in Victoria Park from today.

A campaign to make Tower Hamlets “the London borough of culture” has been launched in the week a deal has been signed with international promoters for major festivals and community events at Victoria Park for the next five years.

A Somali festival opens this-evening in east London in a project aimed at helping a displaced community facing challenges in resettling.

A 10-day music and community festival headlined by The National and The xx – and starring 200 other acts – will replace Lovebox and Field Day in Victoria Park next year.

A world premiere performance is set to open the Together! 2017 disability history month festival in Stratford tomorrow.

The London Stadium is set to rock next summer as the Foo Fighters confirmed they will be playing two nights at the venue.

Thousands of people looking for their “true north” wandered into east London’s Victoria Park for a ‘triathlon of the mind’ with outdoor yoga and meditation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

A festival of baul and vaishnav music is coming to Bethnal Green and Brick Lane.

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.

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 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.

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

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

Auditions are planned for Britain’s biggest Glee Club competition for wannabe young star singers from London and Essex.

Showbiz returns to Canary Wharf with Spiegeltent later this month, with comedy, music, dance, cabaret, acrobatics, variety and theatre in the open air.

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