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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.

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.

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.

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.

Is This It? The NYC-rockers, who have five Top 10 albums to their name, will headline on Saturday May 25 as All Points East announces its latest batch of big-name performers.

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

Schoolchildren got into the Christmas spirit performing in their band for a public concert at St Dunstan’s historic parish church in Stepney works they’ve learned during the term.

Transcendental virtuoso Chandra Chakraborty performs a tribute in Bethnal Green on Saturday to “the last queen of Thumri music” on the first anniversary her death.

Christine and the Queens has been announced as the latest headliner of All Points East 2019.

Santa Claus zoomed down the Thames on his super speedboat sleigh with its illuminated reindeer to switch on the Christmas lights at the historic St Katharine Docks.

Santa Claus is planning to zoom down the Thames on his modern-day speedboat sleigh to switch the Christmas lights on at the historic St Katharine Docks.

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.

The indie/folk band Bon Iver will close the second All Points East festival with a headline gig in Victoria Park on Sunday June 2.

Dance music pioneers The Chemical Brothers and Primal Scream will open All Points East when it returns to Victoria Park in May.

Ancient Greek weaving and poetry that helped stop the Atlantic slave trade to the New World are being recreated in east London for a nationwide humanity festival.

Critics may claim that east London’s traditional Cockney rhyming slang is ‘brown bread’, or dead.

A Bangla music festival has released details of its lineup.

A diverse audience packed the start of the Bangla music festival that has returned to east London for its eighth year.

The iconic Brick Lane in the heart of London’s East End is staging a street festival on Sunday aimed at keeping traders up to date.

The biggest festival of Bengali music outside the Indian sub-continent returns to east London at the end of the month for its sixth year running.

A family history event is being staged to help anyone who thinks their ancestors may have been East End suffragettes fighting for votes for women more than 100 years ago.

The Troxy is slipping back through a timewarp on September 23 with a nostalgic performance on its historic Wurlitzer theatre organ.

Some of the ‘Little Ships’ that took part in the Dunkirk wartime military evacuations are among vintage sailing and motor boats taking part in a floating festival at St Katharine Docks this weekend.

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.

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