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The little-known tragedy of a wartime bomb that never exploded—yet had a “ripple affect” causing 600 deaths in an east London school—is being uncovered by BBC investigators.

Newham and Tower Hamlets artists will showcase works reflecting their interpretations of their local areas amid global health and social crises in a new exhibition.

An estate agent is publishing his debut horror story which is set in Plaistow.

Londoners ate more than eight million meals last month as part of the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme, the Treasury has said as it worked out the number by parliamentary constituency.

A series of public benches with “creative and playful” designs that promote healthier lifestyles will be installed at the Royal Docks this autumn.

A drama on Sky is based on the stories of key workers from the community and their fight against the coronavirus.

Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced there will be no festive pantomime taking place this year.

A theatre’s campaign to raise £100,000 has received the backing of actors including Sir Ian McKellen.

The world’s longest and tallest tunnel slide is due to reopen this weekend.

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.

Music

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

A series of public benches with “creative and playful” designs that promote healthier lifestyles will be installed at the Royal Docks this autumn.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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.

Theatre

Monday, August 24, 2020

A drama on Sky is based on the stories of key workers from the community and their fight against the coronavirus.

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced there will be no festive pantomime taking place this year.

Monday, August 3, 2020

A theatre’s campaign to raise £100,000 has received the backing of actors including Sir Ian McKellen.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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

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.

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NewVIc alumni Joelinne reflects on her first year at university after completing her A-levels at the sixth form college in Newham.

For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

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