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Monday, October 7, 2019

A graffiti mural has been unveiled in Shoreditch that shows the faces of people already struggling to survive the global climate crisis.

The finale of Bangla music festival being staged at Spitalfields next Saturday aims to bring face-to-face two diverse folk traditions of east and west.

A Brighton-based children's theatre company is coming to Limehouse perform a tale about a little boy who has a dream.

Details of the first-ever London Mural Festival of street art has been unveiled which is to take place across London next year.

"Young and provocative artists" are coming to Bow Arts and the Nunnery Gallery as part of the Emerge Festival happening across London.

A university artist in east London is addressing Brexit with boats made of bank notes adrift on an ocean of copper coins.

A TV football pundit has the best cha-cha-chance of winning this year's Strictly Come Dancing, a betting firm's study shows.

Sadiq Khan has used the launch of the English National Ballet's new rehearsal studio complex in the heart of the East End to declare EU citizens as "Londoners" in the face of Parliament's shut down over Brexit.

Britain's oldest tattooist is hanging up his needles for the last time after 70 years when he takes part in the three-day London Tattoo convention at Wapping's Tobacco Dock.

A community choir in east London created partly on the advice of doctors to help patients with mental issues is performing in the BBC Proms on Sunday.

Students studying drama performance have given their degree course top marks at the University of East London.

A great toy duck race idea is being floated to "set the River Lea alight" to draw visitors as part of this year's Thames festive season.

A one-day festival where Joe Public can have a soapbox rant and take on leading political figures is being staged on the Isle of Dogs on Saturday.

Arts

Monday, October 7, 2019

A graffiti mural has been unveiled in Shoreditch that shows the faces of people already struggling to survive the global climate crisis.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Details of the first-ever London Mural Festival of street art has been unveiled which is to take place across London next year.

Friday, September 20, 2019

A university artist in east London is addressing Brexit with boats made of bank notes adrift on an ocean of copper coins.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Campaigning street artist Ben Eine has been painting the town red and all the colours of the rainbow to brighten up the drab streets around Poplar.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

The lives of East End families living in a nine-year war between architects trying to preserve their massive concrete housing estate and the local authority itching to pull the whole lot down are chronicled in a poignant exhibition opening today.

Music

Monday, October 7, 2019

The finale of Bangla music festival being staged at Spitalfields next Saturday aims to bring face-to-face two diverse folk traditions of east and west.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Details of the first-ever London Mural Festival of street art has been unveiled which is to take place across London next year.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

A community choir in east London created partly on the advice of doctors to help patients with mental issues is performing in the BBC Proms on Sunday.

Friday, August 30, 2019

A great toy duck race idea is being floated to "set the River Lea alight" to draw visitors as part of this year's Thames festive season.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Youngsters from Poplar's Spotlight youth service have put on a West End show at Covent Garden to promote their original music and dance talents.

Theatre

Saturday, October 5, 2019

A Brighton-based children's theatre company is coming to Limehouse perform a tale about a little boy who has a dream.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Students studying drama performance have given their degree course top marks at the University of East London.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

A summer project to help 11-year-olds with their transition to secondary school is running at the Half Moon children's theatre dealing with online safety and bullying.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Teenagers from the East End are performing at next month's Edinburgh Fringe festival to challenge 'misconceptions' about their generation.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The man who knows what it's like to be seen as Scrooge is going on stage at the Bishopsgate Institute to explain his role in life.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

An emotional piece of theatre is coming to the Isle of Dogs tonight delving into the desire for physical perfection and the struggles of the men who get body dysmorphic disorder.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Local paper journalists may not get to review West End musicals or critique Michelin star restaurants - but they do get to enjoy the festive spectacle that is the local pantomime.

Monday, December 3, 2018

When Jack sells his beloved family cow for magic beans, he soon discovers they open up an unexpected world of thrilling adventure.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

A traditional rural theatre of ancient Bengal that uses hunting for story-telling through folk opera and dance in a theatrical setting comes to Bethnal Green tomorrow.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Turning 80 is a time that many people choose to slow down and relax - but not Sir Ian McKellen.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Two neighbours appear to be having a scrap in a turbulent relationship, yet they depend on each other.

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.

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