What's on in east London this weekend?
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There's lots going on in east London this weekend as we approach the mid-October mark.
Whether you're looking to take in a play, listen to some of the classic hits from the last few decades, or watch parkour in motion, there's something on our list for you.
Here's our guide to some of the things to do across east London this coming weekend, October 15-17.
Where: Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square, E15 1BN
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When: Friday, October 15, 7.30pm and Saturday, October 16, 2.30pm/7.30pm
- 1 Halal butcher's aiming to be 'Harrods of meat industry' opens in Stratford
- 2 Parking space row sees police called and woman left feeling 'vulnerable'
- 3 Car abandoned after triple shooting and stabbing at Forest Gate barber
- 4 'Simply horrifying': Newham MPs react after stabbing of Sir David Amess
- 5 Forest Gate townhouses scoop RIBA's Neave Brown award for 'affordable' housing
- 6 Plan to transform Royal Docks into 'world-leading' cultural hub unveiled
- 7 Family given 'gift' of week to say goodbye to son who died at 10 minutes old
- 8 14 charged with alleged drug dealing and money laundering offences
- 9 Beckton man due to be sentenced for sexual assault of young girl
- 10 Teacher's petition to save Newham City Farm hits 40,000 signatures
This is the poignant story of a widower consumed by grief, who explores his loss through speaking with a former priest-turned-psychologist.
Shining City is written by Olivier Award-winning playwright Conor McPherson.
Where: Romford United Services Social Club, 28 Mawney Road, RM7 7HB
When: Saturday, October 16, 7pm
This three-piece band will be playing all the favourites, starting from the 1960s right through to the 2000s.
Doors from 5pm, with the bar open until 10pm.
On Edge by Justice in Motion
Where: Ken Aston Square, 140 High Street, IG6 2EA
When: Saturday, October 16, 1pm/4pm
This outdoor arts event intends to tell a moving story about the existence of slavery today through a combination of theatre and parkour.
On Edge is coming to Redbridge courtesy of a partnership between the council's culture and leisure wing and the Without Walls and the Circulate consortiums.
RE:INSPIRE at The Wilds
Where: The Wilds Ecology Centre, Northgate Road, Barking, IG11 0AN
When: Saturday, October 16, 10am-4pm
Every One Every Day is hosting a day of special talks with a particular focus on initiatives that are working to tackle biodiversity, waste and the climate crisis.
Organisations such as Barking Riverside London, Thames21 and River Roding Trust will be in attendance.
BLC Comedy Night
Where: Kobi Nazrul Centre, 30 Hanbury St, E1 6QR
When: Saturday, October 16, 6pm-9pm
Brick Lane Circle’s new monthly comedy night will feature Edinburgh/HBO star Darius Davies with The Impish Scribe.
Hosted by MC Asif Baul, Sharlin Jahan, Gbemi Oladipo and Ollie Fox complete the lineup.