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Thursday 5 December, 2019

First Thursday Talk on empathy at the Nunnery

Thursday 5 December, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Nunnery, 181 Bow Road
London, E3 2SJ United Kingdom
£3 – £5
Promotional image for Campaign for Empathy

Enni-Kukka Tuomala, empathy artist and designer, will be sharing her experiences and ideas as to how the ever growing distance between politicians and the local community can be bridged using empathy in a First Thursday Talk. The talk will focus on Tuomala's findings from Campaign for Empathy, a seven month long campaign as part of her residency with Bow Arts’ RAW Labs. Based in Royal Docks community, Tuomala worked closely with the local community and decision makers through workshops, events,…

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Friday 17 January, 2020

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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Antisemitism film workshop

Thursday 30 January, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives, 277 Bancroft Rd
London, E1 4DQ United Kingdom
Anti-semitism film workshop

In commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day, Tower Hamlets Library and Archives are holding a film workshop in partnership UK Jewish Film. The workshop is designed to combat antisemitism and will include discussions on how film clips perpetuate or challenge antisemitism. The event will be led by UK Jewish Film's Education Manager, Rachel Burns. In addition to the workshop, there will be a display of materials on East London's history of anti-fascist protest. Doors open at 6pm for a 6:30pm start.…

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Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Abi Joy Samuel: art exhibition at Crate Brewery

Wednesday 19 February, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Crate Brewery, CRATE Brewery & Pizzeria, Unit 7 Queen's Yard, London, E9 5EN
London, E9 5EN
Brewery exhibition

Enjoy some art with your cold bottle of beer at Crate Brewery. Local artist Abi Joy Samuel is hosting a view of her third solo exhibition '21st Century Woman' at the Hackney Wick bar. Samuel is a well-established painter, having previously held solo exhibitions, and having run workshops at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The private viewing will run from 6.30pm - 1opm and is free to attend. Remember to RSVP here. '21st Century Woman' is on at The Crate…

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ANOTHER EYE: exhibition on women refugee photographers

Friday 28 February, 2020 @ 11:00 am - Saturday 2 May, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Four Corners Gallery, 121 Roman Road
London, E2 0QN United Kingdom
Self Portrait of woman refugee photographers exhibition

To celebrate Women's History Month, Four Corners are hosting the first-ever exhibition to showcase photography by female refugee photographers living in Britain from 1933. ANOTHER EYE explores how fleeing anti-semitic and political persecution influenced these photographers' work and how their images represent post-war Britain. There will be original prints by photographers including Dorothy Bohm, Edith Tudor-Hart, Elsbeth Juda and Gerti Deutsch, as well as the opportunity to uncover lesser-known photographers. The exhibition is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11am - 6pm. On Thursdays,…

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Monday 2 March, 2020

Reflect: photography exhibition celebrating local carers

Monday 2 March, 2020 @ 9:00 am - Monday 30 March, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Oxford House, Oxford House Derbyshire Street, Bethnal Green E2 6HG
Reflect a moment to pause carers exhibition at Oxford House

A new photography exhibition, 'Reflect: Celebrating the spaces Tower Hamlets Carers go to pause', has just opened at Oxford House.

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Bethnal Green tube disaster: an exhibition from women’s perspectives

Thursday 5 March, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Poster for Bethnal Green Disaster Memorial exhibition

Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives are putting on an exhibition to explore the Bethnal Green tube station tragedy from women's perspectives. 

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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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New exhibition at the Campoli Presti gallery

Saturday 7 March, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Campoli Presti gallery, 223 Cambridge Heath Road EC2M 2AB
Bureau de Change exhibition at Campoli Presti

A new exhibition, 'Bureau de Change', is opening at the Campoli Presti Gallery in Bethnal Green.

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