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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Bow Arts is opening its doors for a festive season makers market for the first time.

Market traders are getting ready to transform Poplar's Chrisp Street into a winter wonderland for children when the magical Christmas lights come to life later this month.

A writers' festival where wannabe authors are inspired to put pen to paper returns to Whitechapel next week with bookish events for reading and studying.

Tens of thousands of spectators turned up for Guy Fawkes fireworks in Victoria Park to mark both the 1605 Gunpower Plot and the 1969 Apollo moon landing.

Mother-of-two Laura Lehman-Kochan is getting back to her first love creating charcoal and pastel artwork to go on public show now her two children are growing up.

An exclusive night of comedy designed is set to to raise a smile and money for men's health charity Movember.

The Clangers dropping in to party at the old Millwall Docks for an annual family rave-up promoting recycling.

Youngsters from the Half Moon theatre's youth group have recorded a pop song with TV star Suranne Jones as part of a charity album for the BBC's Children In Need.

Remember, remember the fifth of November for gunpowder, treason and plot... And an amazing fireworks display or three!

A free "flagship Friday" late-night museum event is popping up at Hackney Wick away from its usual Victoria & Albert venue in South Kensington for live music, film and performance.

The unmistakable musical sound and versatility of The Heroes Band can be heard once again.

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.

Arts

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Bow Arts is opening its doors for a festive season makers market for the first time.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Mother-of-two Laura Lehman-Kochan is getting back to her first love creating charcoal and pastel artwork to go on public show now her two children are growing up.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

A free "flagship Friday" late-night museum event is popping up at Hackney Wick away from its usual Victoria & Albert venue in South Kensington for live music, film and performance.

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.

Music

Friday, November 8, 2019

Market traders are getting ready to transform Poplar's Chrisp Street into a winter wonderland for children when the magical Christmas lights come to life later this month.

Friday, November 8, 2019

A writers' festival where wannabe authors are inspired to put pen to paper returns to Whitechapel next week with bookish events for reading and studying.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Tens of thousands of spectators turned up for Guy Fawkes fireworks in Victoria Park to mark both the 1605 Gunpower Plot and the 1969 Apollo moon landing.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

A free "flagship Friday" late-night museum event is popping up at Hackney Wick away from its usual Victoria & Albert venue in South Kensington for live music, film and performance.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The unmistakable musical sound and versatility of The Heroes Band can be heard once again.

Theatre

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The unmistakable musical sound and versatility of The Heroes Band can be heard once again.

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.

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It's now just under a month since All Points East took over Victoria Park with two weekends of world-class music and a programme of free community events.

Curated by AEG Presents, All Points East is bringing an impressive line-up of multi-flavoured music to Victoria Park from May 24-26 and May 31-June 2.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

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