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Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Trio of spoken word events at Rich Mix

Wednesday 15 January, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - Wednesday 18 March, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road
London, E1 6LA United Kingdom
£4 – £6
Jawdance spoken word event at Rich Mix

Jawdance is coming to Rich Mix with three monthly instalments of spoken word events on 15 January, 19 February and 18 March, as part of Rich Mix's upcoming season of culture and art events. This year, Jawdance celebrates its 10th anniversary with performances from the legendary likes of Roger Robinson, Yomi Sode, and Amani Saeed, and new talent. If you're feeling brave, there will also be the chance to step up to the mic and show off your word play.…

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Printing history exhibition at Nunnery Gallery

Friday 17 January, 2020 @ 10:00 am - Sunday 29 March, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Nunnery Gallery, 183 Bow Road
London, E3 2SJ
Print history exhibition at Nunnery Gallery

Lightboxes and Lettering are hosting an exhibition at the Nunnery Gallery to celebrate East London's print history. Featuring unseen historic photographs, prints, and a chance to try out printing using original printing presses, the event hopes to teach guests more about the ever-changing face of print in the East End. The exhibition will include images of iconic East London print shop fronts, factory floors and machinery, alongside a collection of oral histories on print workers' memories. A variety of activities…

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Film screenings at Victoria Park Baptist Church

Thursday 23 January, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - Thursday 19 March, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Victoria Park Baptist Church, 186 Grove Road
London, Greater London E3 5TG United Kingdom
Promotional image for film screenings at Victoria Park Baptist Church

The Victoria Park Baptist Church is hosting another series of film nights to kick off 2020. Each of the eight film screenings break away from their traditional genre in some way, despite being considered mainstream. Showings start at 7:30pm, with doors opening at 7pm and are as follows: Thursday 23 January- Arsenic and Old Lace (1994) Thursday 30 January- La Belle at la Bete, commonly known as Beauty and the Beast (1946) Thursday 6 February- The 5,000 Fingers of Dr.…

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Monday 24 February, 2020

Christopher Green: a show called ‘No Show’ at Yard Theatre

Monday 24 February, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - Saturday 14 March, 2020 @ 9:30 pm
The Yard Theatre, 2a Queen's Yard
London, E9 5EN United Kingdom
£5 – £12
Christopher green show

Playwright Christopher Green, has spent over two decades creating No Show. It's the culmination of 25 years of entertaining tens of thousands of audience members and learning what makes them tick. Green is an Olivier Award-winning playwright, an experiential theatre maker, and he is back after the critical success of his previous show Office Party.  Green explains how audience members should 'expect the expected' with this show at the Yard Theatre, from 24 Feb-14 March. Book your tickets here. 

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Thursday 5 March, 2020

Tower Hamlets arts development and networking event

Thursday 5 March, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Ecology Pavilion, The Ecology Pavilion, Mile End Park, Grove Road
London, E3 5RP United Kingdom
Arts Development event

Calling all Tower Hamlets artists. Hear from artistic professionals and discuss collaborative partnerships with venue managers, performers and other participants at this informative talk. You'll hear from the following speakers: Maggie Pinhorn, Alternative Arts Armindokht Shooshtari, Arts Council England Ashton Mullins, Foundation for Future London Kinsi Abdulleh, Numbi Arts Beth Watton, Poplar Union Steve Murray, Head of Arts, Parks and Events You can also book a 15-minute 1-to-1 session with an Arts Council officers, on a first come first served basis.…

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First Thursday: Introduction to Imran Perretta’s exhibition with Amy Jones

Thursday 5 March, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chisenhale Gallery, 64 Chisenhale Rd
London, E3 5QZ United Kingdom
Imran Perretta exhibition and film

As part of the First Thursday initiative, Amy Jones, Assistant Curator, is introducing Imran Perretta's film commission The Destructors and new exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery on Thursday 5 March. The Destructors follows a group of young men as they navigate a society that views them as a physical and ideological threat. Shot at Shadwell Centre in Tower Hamlets, the film stays close to its London roots. Presented across two screens, the film creates an immersive experience with surround sound and…

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Turn of the Screw at Wilton’s Music Hall

Wednesday 25 March, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - Saturday 4 April, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Wilton’s Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley
London, E1 8JB
£12.50 – £30
Turn of the Screw at Wilton's Music Hall

A production of The Turn of the Screw is coming to Wilton's Music Hall this March. It is produced by OperaGlass Works, after their successful The Rake's Progress showing in 2017, which also used Wilton's Music Hall as the venue. Written by Benjamin Britten, Turn of the Screw is an English language opera based on an 19th century ghost story by Henry James. The plot is set in an old English country house and revolves around two orphaned children, their…

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Monday 25 May, 2020

In The Neighbourhood – All Points East 2020

Monday 25 May, 2020 - Thursday 28 May, 2020
Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Grove Road,
London, E3 United Kingdom
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Crowd sat at the outdoor cinema at All Points East's In The Neighbourhood

All Points East festival in 2020 will see a return of In The Neighbourhood, four days of community activities that will take place between the festival’s ticketed weekends from Monday 25 to Thursday 28 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. The programme for In The Neighbourhood 2020 has yet to be announced. 2019's…

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