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Thursday 20 September, 2018

Sweet Feast at Whitechapel Gallery

Thursday 20 September, 2018 @ 11:00 am - Sunday 31 March, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St
London, E1 7QX United Kingdom
free
Sweat Fest display of sweets

Sweet Feast at Whitechapel Gallery is an exhibition showcasing a new film by Ulla von Brandenburg recreating an event from 1973, when 500 children visited the gallery to learn about sweets as popular art, but devoured all the displays instead. The exhibition consisted of enticing display of confectionery including Belgian chocolate coins, French lollipops shaped as the Eiffel Tower, gummy mice from Germany, coffee-flavoured Hopjes from Holland, Italian marzipan fruits, salty liquorice from Denmark, Irish mints and toffee from Yorkshire.…

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Saturday 20 October, 2018

Pirate exhibition at V&A Museum of Childhood

Saturday 20 October, 2018 - Monday 22 April, 2019
V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Rd
London, E2 9PA United Kingdom
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free
Pirate exhibition at V&A Museum of Childhood

A Pirate’s Life For Me opens on 20 October 2018 and is the first major exhibition at the V&A Museum of Childhood to focus on fictional pirates and their influence in popular culture. A Pirate’s Life For Me was developed in collaboration with children and it takes visitors into an imaginary world of adventure and exploration where they will be able to travel from a coastal inn to a tropical treasure island in search of gold and sparkling diamonds. A…

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Thursday 22 November, 2018

Painting the Hamlets exhibition at Tower Hamlets History Library & Archive

Thursday 22 November, 2018 @ 10:00 am - Thursday 25 April, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Bancroft Road Library, 277 Bancroft Rd
London, E1 4DQ United Kingdom
free
oil painting buildings

Painting the Hamlets is a display of paintings from the collection of Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives which depicts landscapes, river views and street scenes in Tower Hamlets. The exhibition is taking place at the Bancroft Road Library in Stepney Green. Most of the work featured is from the twentieth century and the artists featured include the former Mayor of Bethnal Green and member of the East London Group of artists, Albert Turpin, whose image of the Jolly…

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Sunday 16 December, 2018

East London Chicken Wing Crawl

Sunday 16 December, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - Sunday 24 February, 2019 @ 10:30 pm
Aldgate East Tube Station London, E1 7PU United Kingdom
wings

Get saucy as you explore the best of East London's Chicken Wing establishments. On this guided tour, you will join a local wing expert on an energetic and informative journey through East London. Taste some of the capital’s tastiest wing-slingers and hear about their finger-licking secret sauces and recipes. Blue cheese, BBQ, honey mustard and wings of different shapes, sizes and spice levels... this tour will full fill your wildest food dreams. Starting in the heart of trendy East London…

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Thursday 24 January, 2019

Chisenhale Gallery ‘CONSTITUTION’ exhibition

Thursday 24 January, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - Sunday 24 March, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Chisenhale Gallery, 64 Chisenhale Rd
London, E3 5QZ United Kingdom
Constitution exhibition poster Ghislaine Leung

Chisenhale Gallery is opening their latest exhibition CONSTITUTION, a new commission by Ghislaine Leung. Ghislaine Leung's work asks questions about 'agency, circulation and distribution, working with sound, scale and temperature.' Her non-visual art medium will help examine the spacial possibilities of sound cancellation and a complete removal of unwanted environmental background sounds. The gallery space itself is crucial to the work as the sound cancellation, when in an open system or space, will be altered in volume and intensity depending…

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Doreen Fletcher ‘A Retrospective’ exhibition

Friday 25 January, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Sunday 24 March, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Nunnery Gallery, 183 Bow Road
London, E3 2SJ
free
Painting showing a bus stop outside a house

A Retrospective – an exhibition of artist Doreen Fletcher will see the biggest collection of her work being showcased for the first time at the Nunnery Gallery. The works reveal the drastic changes of east London’s streets across just three decades, remembering the businesses long forgotten and the buildings that have since been knocked down. A superb colourist, she applies her rigorous technique to recording the drama of the city in compelling and authoritative images. The exhibition will also include…

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Friday 1 February, 2019

Sounding Bethnal Green music events

Friday 1 February, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - Friday 5 April, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
St John on Bethnal Green Church, The Crypt St Johns Church, 200 Cambridge Heath Rd, Bethnal Green,
London E2 9PA, E2 9PA
pay what you can
Sounding Bethnal Green event poster

Grand Union Orchestra's 'Sounding Bethnal Green' is a series of musical events that combine performance, discussion, interviews and practical workshops. These events, that focus on South African, Chinese, South Asian, North and Central African, and Eastern European artists, are highlighting how culturally diverse East London is. The remarkable music events are led by professional artists from all over the world who have now settled in East London. They are held at St. John on Bethnal Green and will be showing…

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‘From the Stands’ football photography exhibition

Friday 8 February, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - Sunday 24 February, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Idea Store Bow, 1 Gladstone Place
London, E3 5ES
Free
West Ham football fans from Dawud Marsh's From the Stands exhibition

Local Photographer Dawud Marsh is opening his exhibition ‘From the Stands’ at the Bow Idea Store. The exhibition will feature photographs of West Ham fans taken at London Stadium before, during, and after home matches. Dawud Marsh wrote of his exhibition, ‘The exhibition focuses on the fans, those who grew up with their own memories of following and playing football as kids and now who stand together, as a family united in our support for our team.’ A West Ham fan since…

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‘Is This Tomorrow?’ Whitechapel Gallery exhibition

Thursday 14 February, 2019 @ 11:00 am - Sunday 12 May, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St
London, E1 7QX United Kingdom
£12.95
Is This Exhibition Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery's new exhibition Is This Tomorrow? features ten groups of artists and architects collaborating and sharing their visions for the future. It will run from 14 February until 12 May 2019 and will be open for viewing Tuesday - Sunday 11am-6pm. The exhibition is a modern twist on their popular This Is Tomorrow exhibition in 1956 which featured 37 artists, architects and sculptors working together in small groups. In Is This Tomorrow the artists and architects creatively respond to…

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The Pirates of Penzance at Wilton’s Music Hall

Wednesday 20 February, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - Saturday 16 March, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
Wilton’s Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley
London, E1 8JB
£12.00 – £30.00
The Pirates of Penzance Wilton's Music Hall

Presented by Regan De Wynter Williams Productions, Wilton's Music Hall will be showing The Pirates of Penzance. This is an award-winning comedic take on the much-loved classic. The tour has been travelling around the world, and became popular in Australia with its showings in Cate Blanchett's Sydney Theatre. The original classic The Pirates of Penzance is a comic opera by Arthur Sullivan and W. S. Gilbert, dating back to the late 1870s. It's about a man born on the 29…

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