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The first acts for an indoor festival celebrating emerging musical talent has been announced.

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

TV Apprentice star Felicity Jackson is taking the lead role in a trade show for actors and actresses being staged at Bishopsgate.

"Our goal is to create a world where nobody feels out of place if they're not drinking," says Laura Willoughby MBE, who co-founded Club Soda in 2015.

Glitter addict Freddie Love is among a galaxy of new talent from all strands of music from opera to rock appearing at a new spring festival in Whitechapel at the world's oldest music hall.

A free trial session is being run for would-be choir singers who want to join the prestigious Victoria Park Singers.

All Points East have today announced Kraftwerk as the second headline act for their 2020 event.

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.

Designer-makers are staging a two-day Christmas market where even the humble bumble bee is setting up a stall for its "locally sourced" honey.

Australian psychedelic rock outfit Tame Impala will play next year's All Points East festival with a headline show on Saturday, May 23.

Market traders are getting ready to transform Poplar's Chrisp Street into a winter wonderland for children when the magical Christmas lights come to life later this month.

A writers' festival where wannabe authors are inspired to put pen to paper returns to Whitechapel next week with bookish events for reading and studying.

Tens of thousands of spectators turned up for Guy Fawkes fireworks in Victoria Park to mark both the 1605 Gunpower Plot and the 1969 Apollo moon landing.

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.

The unmistakable musical sound and versatility of The Heroes Band can be heard once again.

The finale of Bangla music festival being staged at Spitalfields next Saturday aims to bring face-to-face two diverse folk traditions of east and west.

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

A community choir in east London created partly on the advice of doctors to help patients with mental issues is performing in the BBC Proms on Sunday.

A great toy duck race idea is being floated to "set the River Lea alight" to draw visitors as part of this year's Thames festive season.

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.

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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.

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