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Thursday, May 7, 2020

A competition for wannabe writers has been started to add works to Canary Wharf’s ‘short story’ dispensers which are temporarily locked up by the lock down.

In a return to the venue’s farm-to-fork roots. the hugely experienced Betty Gilbert and Lucy Cuthbert are opening The Allotment Kitchen, a new eatery dedicated to preparing food from locally sourced ingredients.

A team of budding film makers has produced a comedy series about life under lockdown to raise money for the NHS.

The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

A children’s theatre is putting productions online to keep youngsters entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Express individuality and explore identity at a family festival at the Museum of London Docklands.

Hackney will not be asked to contribute to the £222,000 cost of the annual fireworks display in Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets Council has said.

Thom Yorke will take to the stage for a rare solo performance at All Points East on May 24.

Bombay Bicycle Club have been announced as the opening night headliners for All Points East, joining Tame Impala, Massive Attack, Kraftwerk, The Kooks and The Wombats on a huge bill for the 10-day event.

Henry Moore’s famous ‘Draped Seated Lady’ sculpture that he gifted to the people of the East End nearly 60 years ago is now modelling again for a new generation of young wannabe artists.

After losing his dad three years ago a Hornchurch actor has created a play that explores children’s experiences of grief and bereavement.

Arts

Friday, April 10, 2020

The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Henry Moore’s famous ‘Draped Seated Lady’ sculpture that he gifted to the people of the East End nearly 60 years ago is now modelling again for a new generation of young wannabe artists.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

A community exhibition showcasing the unique artwork of isolated and disadvantaged people, including adults experiencing mental health issues, opens this week.

Monday, January 13, 2020

Authentic printing presses from years past are being installed as part of an exhibition telling story of east London’s print industry over the past 100 years.

Monday, December 2, 2019

A festive market by artists and craft-makers is being held in a “secret Victorian courtyard” selling unique Christmas gifts made in the East End.

Music

Thursday, May 7, 2020

A competition for wannabe writers has been started to add works to Canary Wharf’s ‘short story’ dispensers which are temporarily locked up by the lock down.

Friday, March 20, 2020

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Express individuality and explore identity at a family festival at the Museum of London Docklands.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Hackney will not be asked to contribute to the £222,000 cost of the annual fireworks display in Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets Council has said.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Thom Yorke will take to the stage for a rare solo performance at All Points East on May 24.

Theatre

Saturday, April 4, 2020

A children’s theatre is putting productions online to keep youngsters entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

After losing his dad three years ago a Hornchurch actor has created a play that explores children’s experiences of grief and bereavement.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in unique style with a night of games, comedy, music, spoken word, dance performances and plenty of audience participation in Shoreditch.

Friday, January 24, 2020

A playwright’s new show inspired by an underpass in Wapping is set to make its debut at a London arts festival.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

An immersive theatre show full of murder and intrigue is opening at a five star hotel.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

A celebration of drawing is making a return to a Docklands arts quarter.

Monday, January 6, 2020

The “men only” HMS Pinafore sets sail for Whitechapel in the spring and summer to dock at five “ports”, all but one inland.

Monday, January 6, 2020

A spring season of plays as varied as Shakespeare and today’s media ethics in the ‘Me Too’ sexual harassment controversy is being revealed on Friday at the Space theatre on the Isle of Dogs.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

The Watermill Theatre is bringing William Shakespeare’s Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Wilton’s Music Hall.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

If Disney has taught us anything over the decades it’s to dream big and be inspired – and Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! does exactly that.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Panto is a unique British tradition and not something we have in America where this reporter is from.

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