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This year, All Points East will be joining forces with even more local partners to bring a packed programme of free events across May half term.

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.

The last Thames sailing barge ever built has been on a trial run at the start of its first full season taking passengers on nostalgic trips.

Another tea dance on the old dock quayside is on the cards at the historic St Katharine’s-by-The-Tower where once famous tea clippers from the Orient dropped anchor.

The prime minister has been mocked as part of a series of Brexit inspired film posters pasted to a wall.

Schoolchildren got into the Easter festive spirit early this year when they staged their end-of-term concert in Stepney with a swashbuckling musical ‘pirate’ performance.

A design fare with 100 top artists and craftsfolk returns to Canary Wharf today.

School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.

Children from seven Tower Hamlets schools take part in an art exhibition at Poplar’s Spotlight youth centre next Thursday to mark five years of collective partnerships with professional artists.

TV’s Call The Midwives drama series has returned to its East End roots with its screen stars meeting a real life midwife at The Royal London Hospital.

A new policy to decide what’s ‘graffiti’ and what’s ‘street art’ has been agreed by Tower Hamlets Council to speed up removing unsightly daubings—while protecting renowned mural art.

Members of a “little East End choir” have taken the stage at The Barbican in a mass choral performance of ‘When We Collide’ songbook with choirs from all over the country.

Grime artist Dizzee Rascal returned to his East End roots to film the music video for a track on his latest release.

Arts

Thursday, March 28, 2019

A design fare with 100 top artists and craftsfolk returns to Canary Wharf today.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Children from seven Tower Hamlets schools take part in an art exhibition at Poplar’s Spotlight youth centre next Thursday to mark five years of collective partnerships with professional artists.

Friday, March 1, 2019

A new policy to decide what’s ‘graffiti’ and what’s ‘street art’ has been agreed by Tower Hamlets Council to speed up removing unsightly daubings—while protecting renowned mural art.

Monday, January 14, 2019

The first exhibition of 2019 at Canary Wharf has opened showing 44 years of Katherine Gili’s sculptural career back to a time when no women artist worked in heavy industrial materials—let alone use welding gear.

Music

15:54

This year, All Points East will be joining forces with even more local partners to bring a packed programme of free events across May half term.

Mon, 10:00

Another tea dance on the old dock quayside is on the cards at the historic St Katharine’s-by-The-Tower where once famous tea clippers from the Orient dropped anchor.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Schoolchildren got into the Easter festive spirit early this year when they staged their end-of-term concert in Stepney with a swashbuckling musical ‘pirate’ performance.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Members of a “little East End choir” have taken the stage at The Barbican in a mass choral performance of ‘When We Collide’ songbook with choirs from all over the country.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Grime artist Dizzee Rascal returned to his East End roots to film the music video for a track on his latest release.

Theatre

Wed, 17:00

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.

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.

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