Search

Free 40-page supplement celebrating the Queen’s record reign in this week’s Recorder

On sale now

Canning Town’s fabulous flyover returns to the area for evenings of art, music and song

17:23 21 July 2014

The A13 Green project promises to transform the flyover in Canning Town on Friday evenings throughout the summer, just as it did last year.

The A13 Green project promises to transform the flyover in Canning Town on Friday evenings throughout the summer, just as it did last year.

Archant

A programme of arts and cultural activities that transforms the A13 flyover in Canning Town returns to the area again on Friday.

Dubbed as the most fabulous flyover in the country, the A13 Green project is organised by arts organisation The Brick Box and Newham Council which have announced the return of the A13 Green project this summer.

The project is a programme of arts and cultural activities that will take place in Terry Spinks Place underneath the A13 flyover in Canning Town, animating this previously under-used space, bringing people together and attracting visitors to the borough.

The activities will also explore the longer term possibilities of the space and inform the future landscaping proposals for the site. Organisers say this isn’t just an arts project but an exercise in live placemaking and people-led regeneration.

The A13 Green project will transform the space opposite Canning Town station into an urban village green, complete with bandstand, grass, games and a whole host of spectacular events from Brazilian choirs to storytelling, live bands to light installations - and the famous Toast Temple.

Evenings on the Green will take place every Friday from July 25 to September 12, between 6pm and 10pm. The launch on July 25 will feature a bar, food, games, live music and some very special guests.

Eleanor Barrett, Co-Director and Founder of The Brick Box, said: “We’re delighted to be reinstating the A13 Green. We’re designing a programme of activities which will celebrate the unique qualities of Canning Town and the people that live here.”

Councillor Lester Hudson, Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Finance, Regeneration and Planning, said: “We do more than any other borough to bring the community together. We are pleased to be working with Brick Box again to bring the A13 space to life. Last year was an amazing success and this year we’ll see even more activities and events for local people.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Newham Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Newham Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Newham Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Tomorrow, 16:00
Harry Davis - 2012 silver medalist at the prestigious ballet competition

Stratford is set to become home to one of the world’s most prestigious ballet competitions this month with performers from all over the world landing on the Circus stage.

London
Tracey Walsh (East End Community Foundation) and Ian Crockford (Lendlease) giving a cheque to Salmagundi Films

Eight charities in Newham have been given a total of £20,000 in grants thanks to The International Quarter Community Fund.

Yesterday, 18:07
Police, ambulance and fire services attended the scene at Whalebone Lane South

A 20-year-old man has been taken to a major trauma centre after suffering multiple stab wounds in Canning Town.

London Ambulance Service
Yesterday, 16:58
Police at Idmiston Road

A man accused of killing his mum at their Stratford home has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Chelmsford Crown Court

Most read news

Competitions

Happy viewing!

MyOffers are giving you that chance to win an amazing Samsung 55” Curve HD TV.

Read more
Get ready to take in the beautiful sights of London from above!

Are you always seeking unique ways to see your favourite city? This one is for you.

Read more

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder