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Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Queer Spaces: London at Whitechapel Gallery

Tuesday 2 April, 2019 @ 11:00 am - Sunday 25 August, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St
London, E1 7QX United Kingdom
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Free
Hannah Quinlan & Rosie Hastings, The Scarcity of Liberty #2 , 2016, at Queer Spaces, Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery chronicles the lives of queer people in London from the 1980s to today in its new exhibition Queer Spaces. Featuring artists from the UK, USA, Nigeria and more, the gallery focuses on the spaces of London and how the city's changing landscape has shaped the lives of LGBTQ+ people. The display uses rarely-seen archives of queer venues put together by University College London's Urban Laboratory, and aims to show a modern history of queer identity in city space.…

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Tuesday 14 May, 2019

DIY Life Skills 2019 free workshops

Tuesday 14 May, 2019 - Wednesday 3 July, 2019
Queen Mary University, Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS United Kingdom
Free
DIY life skills 2019 at QMUL

Queen Mary University of London's (QMUL) school of English and Drama are launching DIY Life Skills, a programme of 10 free workshops to help students and members of the local community develop skills for working in creative and cultural industries. The skills project follows on from the project formerly known as DIY High School. DIY Life Skills 2019 offers these workshops both to QMUL students and those who live in the local area. The workshops offer practical skills including videography,…

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King Hedley II at Theatre Royal Stratford East

Friday 17 May, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Saturday 15 June, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square
London, E15 1BN United Kingdom
£10
actor Lenny Henry as King Hedley sits on steps

Lenny Henry is returning to the London stage to play a small-time hustler in a tale of big city life. August Wilson’s King Hedley II is being revived at Theatre Royal Stratford East. The actor and comic plays a smooth-talking hustler Elmore against the backdrop of Reagan’s 1980s America. The play follows the ex-con as he tries to rebuild his life by raising $10,000 to open a video store. King Hedley II is part of August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle, a…

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Bow Arts Raw Materials: Plastics

Friday 17 May, 2019 @ 10:00 am - Sunday 25 August, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Nunnery Gallery, 183 Bow Road
London, E3 2SJ
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Free
Bow Arts Raw Materials Plastic

Bow Arts is putting on the third installation of Raw Materials in the Nunnery Gallery, an exhibition that explores the industrial history of materials. In this exhibition, Raw Materials explores the forgotten industrial history of plastics in East London around the River Lea. The exhibition uncovers East London's central role in the invention and early development of plastics, and will showcase some of the first plastic objects, along with new artwork telling the story of the journey. Bow Arts starts…

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All Points East 2019

Friday 24 May, 2019 - Sunday 2 June, 2019
Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Grove Road,
London, E3 United Kingdom
Crowds at All Points East Festival in Victoria Park

All Points East Festival 2019 will be held in London’s Victoria Park. The 10-day festival will return to Bow this year from Friday 24 May to Sunday 2 June, and will host main headliners The Chemical Brothers, The Strokes, Christine & the Queens, Bring Me The Horizon, Mumford & Sons and Bon Iver. AEG Presents' Jim King, said: 'We are thrilled to be returning to Victoria Park for a second year with an artist bill as exciting as our first…

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All Points East's In The Neighbourhood outdoor cinema in 2018

In The Neighbourhood – All Points East 2019

Monday 27 May, 2019 - Thursday 30 May, 2019
Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Grove Road,
London, E3 United Kingdom
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All Points East have announced details of In The Neighbourhood, four days of community activities that will take place between the festival's ticketed weekends from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 May. In collaboration with Tower Hamlets council, the festival will be hosting four days of free entry to its East London location and offering a range of free activities for children and adults. Included in the entertainment will be an open-air cinema, live music, creative workshops, street food, pop-up bars,…

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Victoria Park Bowls Club taster day

Tuesday 28 May, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Grove Road,
London, E3 United Kingdom
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Free
Scoreboard at the Victoria Park Bowls Club in East London

Victoria Park Bowl's Club is hosting a Bowls Taster Day, where families in particular are encouraged to come to the Bowling Green in Victoria Park to try their hand at bowls. Tower Hamlets Arts are organising the event, with members of the Bowls Club offering their expertise to show adults and children the fun of bowls. The event is free to enter and guests are welcome to join anytime from 11am till 2pm on the day, but spaces are limited,…

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Show and Tell at All Points East: In the Neighbourhood

Tuesday 28 May, 2019 @ 2:15 pm
North Stage, All Points East, Victoria Park
Free
Show and Tell guests at All Points East: In the Neighbourhood, held by QMUL

Queen Mary University of London presents Show and Tell, a podcast recording of 10 inspiring mini-talks from current students and special guests on studying and working in the creative industries, at All Points East's free week of entertainment In The Neighbourhood. During this live podcast recording, young people from QMUL will show and tell insider secrets about working in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Show and Tell has been running for 2 years at QMUL with over 35 speakers…

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‘Goodnight London’ documentary screening at In The Neighbourhood

Wednesday 29 May, 2019 @ 5:25 pm - 7:20 pm
North Stage Outdoor Cinema, All Points East, Victoria Park
Free
Man sat against a fence with headphones on watching black an white film at All Points East outdoor cinema in Victoria Park, East London

All Points East: In The Neighbourhood is hosting the UK premiere screening of a new documentary, 'Goodnight London'. The film will be accompanied with a panel discussion about gentrification in London. In 'Goodnight London', director Oliver Guy-Watkins reflects on his 20 year love affair with London by asking how the rapid pace of redevelopment is affecting the creatives and communities. Guy-Watkins considers the necessity of city cultivation alongside the middle class standards that form gentrification. 'Goodnight London' gives a platform…

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Saturday 1 June, 2019

Women in Film Festival at Genesis Cinema

Saturday 1 June, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd
London, E1 4UJ United Kingdom
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£10
Women in Film Festival by Like Minded Females at Genesis Cinema

Award-winning female empowerment network Like Minded Females are hosting the Women in Film Festival, a short film festival celebrating old and new female filmmakers at Genesis Cinema. Female filmmakers from around the country will be invited to showcase their work at this festival, followed by a Q&A panel where they can discuss their work, being a woman in a male-dominated industry, breaking stigmas and empowering the female filmmakers of the future. The Women in Film Festival at Genesis Cinema is…

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