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Youngsters from Poplar's Spotlight youth service have put on a West End show at Covent Garden to promote their original music and dance talents.

Children had a bubbling time at Victoria Park's annual family fun day which attracted 6,000 sun worshippers on Saturday.

Up-and-coming performers take the stage at Canary Wharf's Canada Square Park for a short series of free lunchtime and evening open air concerts of jazz, soul, pop and R&B.

Teenagers from the East End are performing at next month's Edinburgh Fringe festival to challenge 'misconceptions' about their generation.

Splashes of rainbow have appeared all over the Canary Wharf business and shopping district for London's 'Pride' celebrations.

An estimated 40,000 spectators turned up for the East End's annual Boishakhi Mela festival in Sunday's blazing sunshine.

Family summer events are planned at Canary Wharf with film nights, live country music and 'baby' opera as well as a 'moon landing'.

An accountant who realised his singing talents after turning 60 has paid tribute to his East End roots.

Bees painting pictures are showing off their skills at this year's Festival of Communities celebrating the East End's culture and diversity.

Bad weather didn't dampen the French pop star's electric headlining performance at All Points East on Sunday, where she, and her dance troupe, stormed the stage and set it ablaze.

With four critically acclaimed albums under his belt, James Blake felt like a spot on North Stage headliner for All Points East's eclectic third day.

As soon as The Strokes swaggered on stage and burst into Heart in a Cage it was clear they weren't messing around.

Hot Chip's colourful catalogue of bratty but lovable synth-pop clearly keeps the rain at bay, because the moment the quintet leave the All Points East stage the heavens open, and Victoria Park becomes a swamp of rave kids and panic.

A three-day festival showing how two sacred genres of Indian music have influenced the West is returning to east London for its sixth year.

An idea is being floated for erecting a giant cinema screen on a quayside pontoon at St Katharine Docks for summer film fans.

Three of the biggest stars of Bengali music have been booked by Tower Hamlets Council for east London's summer Boishakhi Mela, the biggest Bengali street festival outside South Asia.

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 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.

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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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