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Programme of multicultural music to take place across Bethnal Green and Victoria Park this summer

PUBLISHED: 16:00 21 May 2018

The Grand Union Orchestra, which makes music using instruments various cultures. Picture: Grand Union Orchestra

The Grand Union Orchestra, which makes music using instruments various cultures. Picture: Grand Union Orchestra

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A multicultural orchestra is running events throughout summer in Bethnal Green and Victoria Park.

Grand Union Orchestra performs music from various cultures, and in doing so, attempts to highlight the importance of social cohesion.

On May 29, the youth and second generation orchestras will be playing at All Points East Festival in Victoria Park, celebrating the music flourishing among east London’s young performers.

On July 14, it’ll be playing in What the River Brings, a show paying tribute to the windrush generation. To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the arrival of windrush, the orchestra will be performing music with Caribbean influences.

And on July 1, the orchestra and youth orchestra will be performing with local Bengali artists at the Tower Hamlets Mela festival in Weavers Fields.

Tickets to What the River Brings cost £6 and can be booked on 020 8980 1742. It starts at 7.30pm in St John on Bethnal Green.

The Victoria Park performance is free to attend and begins at 4.15pm. Admission to the Tower Hamlets Mela is free, and showtimes are still to be confirmed.

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