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Monday 10 September, 2018

Natural Dyeing Workshops at Stepney City Farm

Monday 10 September, 2018 - Monday 3 December, 2018

An exciting new series of dyeing workshops begins from Mondays 10 September,10am-4pm, with artistic duo Modern Eccentrics. Starting with natural dyes, the workshops will also explore contact-printing, shibori techniques, mark-making with natural inks and handmade brushes, creative weaving, experimental basketry and felting. 6 X Mondays starting 10 September – 15 October 2018 6 X Mondays starting 29 October – 3 December 2018 For more information, please click here.

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Thursday 4 October, 2018

The House of Kings and Queens LGBTQ+ exhibition at Rich Mix

Thursday 4 October, 2018 - Sunday 21 October, 2018
free
Young transgender man in Sierra Leone LGBTQ exhibition

To celebrate Black History Month, Rich Mix among many other events is hosting an extraordinary exhibition of a documentary photographer Lee Price. He explores life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community in Sierra Leone, where homosexuality remains illegal and people face daily persecution for revealing their true identities. The photographer's powerful images offer a glimpse into The House, a place where inhabitants can live without oppression, exposing what it means to be gay in Freetown. The House of Kings…

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Windrush: Portrait of a Generation photo exhibition at the Art Pavilion in Mile End Park

Friday 5 October, 2018 @ 11:00 am - Sunday 28 October, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
The Art Pavilion, Mile End Park, Clinton Road
London, E3 4QY
Free
A man leaps to his feet in celebration while others around him continue playing dominoes

Overlapping with Black History Month in 2018, the exhibition is being displayed in the Art Pavilion in Mile End Park for one month (before moving on to venues in Clapham and Brixton). Windrush: Portrait of a Generation is the latest, highly acclaimed, photo-story by award-winning social documentary photographer Jim Grover. For 12 months Jim spent time with the Caribbean community in South London, capturing the very distinctive ways in which the first generation of Caribbean migrants are living their lives, true to…

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New East Photo Prize 2018

Friday 12 October, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - Sunday 2 December, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Calvert 22 Foundation, 22 Calvert Avenue
London, E2 7JP
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Free
Photo of young people sitting on a staircase

This exhibition celebrates photography from Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia in Calvert Avenue (just off Bethnal Green High Street). The New East Photo Prize 2018 exhibition showcases selected work by the finalists nominated for the second edition of the New East Photo Prize. The Prize champions contemporary perspectives on the people and stories of the New East — the 29 countries of Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Russia and Central Asia — welcoming the work of professional and non-professional photographers…

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Top ten Halloween events in the East End

Tuesday 16 October, 2018 @ 10:00 am - Wednesday 31 October, 2018 @ 11:30 pm
Top ten Halloween events in the East End

Ghosts and witches prepare, the season of everything dead and scary is upon us, which means it’s time to escape our boring human bodies and fly into the streets. From fancy dress parties, creepy club nights, spooky dining experiences and family fun events, East London has everything you’re looking for this Halloween. This is the top ten Halloween events in the East End sure not to be missed.   Halloween Ripper walks at Discount Suit Company in Brick Lane Discount…

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Bugzy Malone at Printworks

Friday 19 October, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

One of grime’s biggest stars and self-styled King of the North Bugzy Malone will bring his infectious music to Printworks this October! Hailing from Manchester, he has become one of the leading voices in grime from outside London and one of the most popular urban artists in the UK following the release of his three EPs which have all landed in UK albums chart top 10. For tickets and more info, click here.

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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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Choose Laughs comedy fundraiser night at Backyard Comedy Club

Wednesday 24 October, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Backyard Comedy Club, 231 Cambridge Heath Rd
London, E2 0EL United Kingdom
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£15 – £18
Help Refugees comedy fundraiser night at Backyard Comedy Club

Choose Laughs is a comedy fundraiser night at Backyard Comedy Club organised by Help Refugees to raise money refugees around the world, including Syria, Greece and Northern France. Help Refugees is a grassroots charity taking action to improve lives of refugees throughout the world. In less than three years, it has become the biggest facilitator of grassroots aid in Europe, with more than 80 projects across the continent and the Middle East. The event will take place in Backyard Comedy…

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