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Saturday, June 8, 2019

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.

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.

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