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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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

The secrets of London's rivers are being uncovered with archaeology from the tributaries including those now buried beneath our feet.

Anyone who remembers painting by numbers as a kid can try their hand at filling in the blank spaces on prints by 12 leading artists at the old Truman's brewery today.

A 'touchy feely' sensory mural has been unveiled in Shoreditch for the deaf and blind close to the site where Shakespeare's original Curtain Playhouse was discovered.

The public is being invited behind the scenes at the iconic Nunnery gallery to meet some of east London's top artists, designers and makers in a celebration of 'all things Bow'.

This may seem like just a cheap plastic comb that you can pick up in any local corner shop—but it has a history that has impacted around the world for two centuries.

A street artist has paid tribute to environmental legend and broadcaster David Attenborough splashed across the front of a building in Bethnal Green.

The world's largest outdoor photography exhibition capturing street life from every corner of the globe makes its UK debut at Canary Wharf in the morning.

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.

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.

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.

The 'winter lights' festival returns to Canary Wharf tomorrow with 21 sculptures and installations from artists from across the world.

Rare photographs that suffragette Norah Smyth took more than 100 years ago go which have never been exhibited in the UK go on public show in Bethnal Green from Friday to mark the centenary of women's votes.

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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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