The hopes and dreams of two generations trying to survive in 1980s America are explored in Theatre Royal Stratford East's production of King Hedley II.
The secrets of London's rivers are being uncovered with archaeology from the tributaries including those now buried beneath our feet.
The prime minister has been mocked as part of a series of Brexit inspired film posters pasted to walls in the borough.
Newham residents with visual impairments will have more access to talking books thanks to an £82,000 cash injection.
A former BBC and ITV chairman advised job-seeking media students to take rejection on a visit to a university.
School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.
A Newham actor is set to bring the story of Windrush immigrants to life in a new play.
A series of free textiles workshops are on offer to people with the early stages of dementia.
Here is a selection of the World Book Day photos sent in by our readers.
An 11-year-old boy who dreams of being a star is a step closer after featuring in a Bollywood film.
A renowned London-based ballet company will launch their annual tour at the Stratford Circus Arts Centre this year going on to perform at venues as far away as Japan.
A women's rights campaigner's novel about refugees has been shortlisted for a children's book award.
A one-off show showcasing African and western musicians will be coming to Wanstead Flats next month.
Rock band Muse are set to come to the London Stadium next summer for one of just two UK dates on their world tour.
Five thousand schoolchildren are to be offered the chance to watch a Shakespeare play for free.
An actor from Romford stars in an emotional play about the difficulties soldiers and refugees experience when returning home from war.
Local paper journalists may not get to review West End musicals or critique Michelin star restaurants - but they do get to enjoy the festive spectacle that is the local pantomime.
When Jack sells his beloved family cow for magic beans, he soon discovers they open up an unexpected world of thrilling adventure.
Turning 80 is a time that many people choose to slow down and relax - but not Sir Ian McKellen.
Newham Recorder chats to Sue Price of East Ham, a foster parent who cares for babies through the Newham borough council, about what to expect as a foster carer to infants
Located in the heart of east London, Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) sixth form college is dedicated to helping students aged 16-19 progress into higher education and employment.
It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?
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