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Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Roman Road Borrow-a-Bag scheme launch event

Wednesday 16 October, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cranbrook Community Centre, Mace Street
London, Greater London E2 0Rb United Kingdom
Roman Road Borrow-a-bag scheme

Roman Road Borrow-a-Bag is launching on Wednesday 16 October, marking the occasion with a celebratory event at the Cranbrook Community Centre. Plastic Free Roman Road, Tower Hamlets Council, and Sunny Jar Eco Hub have collaborated to create the Borrow-a-Bag Scheme, the first of its kind in Tower Hamlets. When it launches, people will be able to borrow a reusable fabric bag if they have forgotten their own rather than use a plastic bag. The reusable bags in the project have…

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Carradine’s Cockney Sing-a-long at Wilton’s Music Hall

Thursday 17 October, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wilton’s Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley
London, E1 8JB
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£5 – £17
Cockney sing-a-long at Wilton's Music Hall

Tom Carradine returns to Wilton's Music Hall for an uproarious night of cockney songs. Carradine's sing-a-long evening will include ditties from the Music Hall era, both World Wars, and West End classics. Since launching at Wilton's in 2014, Carradine has become a fixture at on the UK vintage music scene, performing weekly in Covent Garden. Carradine's Cockney Sing-a-long is a deceptively simple, winning formula, brilliantly executed. A terrific night out. - Cabaret Scenes These events are regularly sold out so…

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Festival of the Dead at Troxy

Saturday 19 October, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - Sunday 20 October, 2019 @ 2:00 am
Troxy, 490 Commercial Road
London, E1 0HX
Festival of the Dead at Troxy

Festival of the Dead is returning to Troxy for a night of pageantry, live music, acrobatics, costumes, and more. Presented by Mega Events, this event fuses elements of carnival, circus, and clubbing into a night of debauchery in the name of the Day of The Dead celebration. Kicking off at 9pm on Saturday 19 October and running a solid five hours, you'll need not look any further than this 18+ event for a good time this weekend. Do note that…

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Sunday 3 November, 2019

The East London Vintage Furniture Flea in York Hall

Sunday 3 November, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
York Hall Leisure Centre, 5 Old Ford Road
London, E2 9PJ United Kingdom
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£2.50 – £4
Vintage furniture at the Vintage Flea Fair at York Hall, Old Ford Road

The East London Vintage Furniture Flea is returning to York Hall on Sunday 3 November. The fair, voted best in the Vintage Guide to London, is a chance for vintage aficionados to find everything from cushions to crockery to furniture. Focusing on quality goods at affordable prices rather than expensive replicas, the event has become a favourite for East Londoners. Traders will be coming from all over the UK to barter and sell a wide range of vintage goods. Keen…

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Tower Hamlets Fireworks at Victoria Park 2019

Sunday 3 November, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Grove Road,
London, E3 United Kingdom
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Tower Hamlets Fireworks night

Spectacular fireworks will again illuminate the skies above Tower Hamlets in November 2019 at Victoria Park. This year's theme will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Kicking off at 7pm, visitors can look forward to dazzling visuals and a festival atmosphere. There will also be food and refreshments available for purchase to keep you warm during the whole show. Visitors can expect an astronomical explosion of space-inspired fun, with music tracks, soundscapes, spoken word storytelling and…

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Sangha Day Festival at the London Buddhist Centre

Sunday 10 November, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
London Buddhist Centre, 51 Roman Road
London, E2 0HU United Kingdom
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Sangha Day Festival at London Buddhist Centre

Jayaka Mahamani will be leading this year's Sangha Day celebrations at the London Buddhist Centre. It is the second most important day in the Buddhist calendar, a celebration of community and communication. The day's itinerary is as follows: - 9.30am Doors open - 10pm Meditation - 11.15pm Tea break - 11.30am Mitra reaffirmation ceremony all welcome - 1pm Lunch – bring veg/vegan lunch to share - 2.15pm Children’s Activity – for adults, children and the child within - 3pm Choir performance - 3.30pm Tea break - 4pm 'What Sangha…

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End Climate Chaos at Bow Arts

Thursday 14 November, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£3 – £5
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Bow Arts is collaborating with Lola Perrin, a composer, pianist, ClimateKeys founder, and Extinction Rebellion activist, to host an evening of conversation at Nunnery Gallery, exploring climate change and its impact on artists working today, as part of the 2019 Bow Open Show. Unsurprisingly, given audience engagement is at the core of Perrin's activism and ClimateKeys initiative, which combines live music with guest speaker talks and open discussions, a Peoples Assemblies will also be held, giving attendees the chance to…

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Hannah Brine’s live acoustic set at St Margarets House

Thursday 14 November, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Chapel, St Margarets House, 21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green
London, E2 9PL United Kingdom
Hannah Brine's Live Acoustiv set

Singer, songwriter, and choral choir conductor Hannah Brine is performing an acoustic set, hosted in the Chapel at St Margarets House on Thursday 14 November 8-9pm. Following a recent trip to Nashville, Brine will be debuting her new material whilst accompanied by Hamish Balfour on piano, Greg Saunders on guitar, and Gillian Mott and Marianne Hardisty on cello, during what is set to be an intimate evening. Renowned for directing Victoria Park singers, who performed at the Proms in the…

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Writeidea Festival 2019

Friday 15 November, 2019 - Sunday 17 November, 2019
Idea Store Whitechapel, 321 Whitechapel Road E1 1BU + Google Map
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Tower Hamlet Council's flagship reading festival is back for an eleventh year. The 2019 edition of Writeidea Festival will take place at Idea Store Whitechapel over the weekend of 15-17 November. Speakers include Bob Gilbert, Mariam Khan, Isabella Tree, David Hepworth, Philippa Stockley, Vivi Lachs, Louise Doughty, Dan Hancox, James Lubbock, Kay Seeley, Raymond Antrobus, Jill Dawson, Jack Shenker, Hallie Rubenhold, Danny Stack and Tim Clague. the nearest underground station to the event is Whitechapel. The 25, 106, 205, and…

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Brighter Futures poetry event at Ecology Pavilion

Tuesday 19 November, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Ecology Pavilion Mile End Park, Off Grove Road
London, E3 5TW
Promotional image for 'Words Apart' Brighter Futures event

If you're interested in social change, poetry, art or food, check out 'Words Apart', a free event hosted by Brighter Futures on Tuesday 19 November from 6:30-8:30pm which puts young migrants experiences and artistic expression in the spotlight. Held at the Ecology Pavilion, the evening will be an opportunity to hear members of Brighter Futures and guests debate the most pressing issues that migrants currently face. Alongside discussions, poetry readings will showcase how these experiences have been channelled through art…

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