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Wed, 12:01

The survival of theatres depends on a £1.5billion government bail out being shared fairly and quickly.

Applications have opened for projects to be included in the Join the Docks autumn programme, as part of a “reimagined” two-phase festival.

Some of the creative talent that has been bubbling away in Newham during lockdown is being showcased in an online video series.

There is a beauty that comes with being truly independent.

Little Ilford’s Bobby Seagull stars in a new BBC2 series beginning next Monday, May 18, where he and fellow University Challenge alumnus Eric Monkman rediscover some of the nation’s greatest inventions.

The entertainment industry relies on people being able to move around. With coronavirus putting a firm stop to this for now, Stratford record label Damnably has had to get creative.

The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

The experiences and testimonies of east London key workers in the face of the Covid-19 crisis will be highlighted in a “virtual play”.

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

A clever idea from Newham Bookshop is set to make sure people have plenty of reading material during the coronavirus crisis.

A new artwork by an artist who has been commissioned by Tate Britain is due to arrive at London City Airport this summer.

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Frantic Assembly’ latest production, I Think We Are Alone, is on at Stratford’s Theatre Royal.

Music

Tue, 15:00

Applications have opened for projects to be included in the Join the Docks autumn programme, as part of a “reimagined” two-phase festival.

Friday, March 20, 2020

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

It was a triumphant homecoming for East Ham grime star Kano as he thrilled 400 fans at an intimate, one-off gig in Newham.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

A Burns Night ceilidh is being organised to inject a bit more Scottish culture into the borough.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

A film festival is being organised to celebrate the borough’s “hidden” acting and filmmaking talent.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

There’s a new challenge to take on at the ArcelorMittal Orbit in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Details of the first-ever London Mural Festival of street art has been unveiled which is to take place across London next year.

Theatre

Wed, 12:01

The survival of theatres depends on a £1.5billion government bail out being shared fairly and quickly.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

The experiences and testimonies of east London key workers in the face of the Covid-19 crisis will be highlighted in a “virtual play”.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Frantic Assembly’ latest production, I Think We Are Alone, is on at Stratford’s Theatre Royal.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Expect laughter and tears when actress Jade Byrne brings her stage show about life with Type 1 diabetes to east London.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

A new play offering a tender and witty snapshot of modern Iran based on real-life interviews is coming to Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Friday, February 14, 2020

A specially designed 360-degree rotating theatre will be built in Newham to host the UK premiere of a record-breaking Dutch musical.

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