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Hi-tech East End art from tweets

A colourful and engaging landmark has been built in Shoreditch to interact with people and its surroundings.

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Flying trapeze act White Birds

Review: Moscow State Circus

There is nothing like a visit to the big top to draw you into an enchanting and beguiling world, no matter what age you are.

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The Ramona Flowers

Blooming Flowers top the bill in Bethnal Green

Up and coming band the Ramona Flowers have announced a headline gig at the Sebright Arms this month.

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Lt-Rt: Paulette Ivory (The Woman) , Clive Rowe (The Man), Sharon D Clarke (The Lady) and Gemma Sutton (The Girl), Blues in the Night, Directed by Susie McKenna, at the Hackney Empire, Thurs 24 April - Sun 4 May 2014, Box office: 0208 985 2424,

Classic songs tell the story of four lives in east London production

An atmospheric show set in 1930s Chicago is coming to the Hackney Empire later this month.

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New band promises energetic Bethnal Green show

Exciting new band Raglans are making waves on the London music scene having been highly rated by BBC Radio 1 and XFM.

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Stephen Frost Andy Smart, Steve Steen and Ian Coppinger

Canary Wharf comics: making it up as they go along

Comedy veterans are bringing their version of hit television series Whose Line is it Anyway? to East Wintergarden on Tuesday.

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Richard Galpin, Elephant (Ten Thousand Revolutions per Minute), detail, 2014

Galpin puts elephant in Bethnal Green gallery

Elephant, an ambitious exhibition brings artist Richard Galpin’s massive scale projects to life this April.

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East London town hall plays allow students to work in professional environment

As part of Shoreditch Town Hall’s programme of theatre and performance this year, original plays are being shown in April.

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Trainee historian and curator of nthe exhibition, Majeda BEGUM

Untold stories from a closed East End community

In recognition of Women’s History Month, a new exhibition exploring the untold stories of ethnic minority women has been unveiled.

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Eva's Diamond poster

Newham director brings internationally renowned film home

A filmmaker who consolidated her passion to direct after meeting movie legend Stanley Kubrick is releasing her debut to a home audience.

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David Rosenberg East End Walks

Step back in time to learn about political struggles in east London

Discover east London’s hidden past as historian and teacher David Rosenberg launches his summer programme of tours around the city.

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London, UK. 14.12.2012. Birmingham Stage Company presents TOM'S MIDNIGHT GARDEN at the Bloomsbury Theatre. Adapted for the stage by David Wood, from the book by Philippa Pearce, and directed by Neal Foster. Lighting design by Jason Taylor. Set and costume design by Jackie Trousdale. Picture shows: Caitlin Thorburn (Hatty) and David Tute (Tom). Photo credit: Jane Hobson.

A magical family journey comes to the East End

An engaging adaptation of classic children’s tale Tom’s Midnight Garden is coming to the Hackney Empire.

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Emely Pilaquinga Freeman, 9, strokes a pig at the Stratford Centre

Pictures: Farm animals come to Stratford Shopping Centre

Shoppers got up close to farmyard animals of all sizes at the Stratford Centre to celebrate Easter.

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You could win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show 2014.

Win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show

As far as venues in the South East go, it’s up there with the most spectacular and it won’t be long before the gates of Windsor Castle are thrown open.

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The pop-up will mark Record Store Day, which is on Saturday (Picture: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

World’s smallest disco to open in Stoke Newington

Two musicians behind the ‘90s hit Brimful of Asha are launching the world’s smallest disco in Stoke Newington this weekend.

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