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Review: Pop-Up Circus offers arts and audio at Platform cafe

Review: Pop-Up Circus offers arts and audio at Platform cafe

Sound and visuals combine in this rapturous art exhibit, says Tillie Cox.…

Review: How the World Began

Review: How the World Began

There is more to this play than a tired religious debate, writes Sophie Zeldin-O’Neill.…

Should demos be banned for 2012

Should demos be banned for 2012

The government are considering banning demonstrations during the Olympics next year. Proposals include placing ‘exclusion zones’ around key locations and fast-tracking the removal of protests that have not been given prior permission by the police.…

Unions inspire action with No Cuts Cabaret

Unions inspire action with No Cuts Cabaret

A variety of local talent was on show in Brockley this week as part of an evening’s entertainment organised by trade unions in the build-up to the public sector strikes on November 30.…

Origami and openness at Telegraph Hill cafe

Origami and openness at Telegraph Hill cafe

The Mixer is the latest offering from Bold Vision to the people of Telegraph Hill. A fresh take on the community newsletter, The Mixer will be distributed to every house on Telegraph Hill, 5-6,000 in total, and will give inhabitants the opportunity to be guest editor of subsequent issues.…

Deptford dwellers get in the Christmas spirit

Deptford dwellers get in the Christmas spirit

A Christmas tree decorated with empty beer-cans, tomatoes, carrots and a large umbrella on Deptford High Street has attracted a lot of attention from passers by. The Deptford dwellers that usually sit around the anchor sculpture on the high street made the unusual Christmas decoration after they found the tree…

Ken Loach: “It’s a wretched old world we’ve handed on”

Ken Loach: “It’s a wretched old world we’ve handed on”

Ken Loach is as politically outspoken as ever. With 3 million people preparing to strike on November 30′s ‘day of action’, he took the stage before Goldsmiths, University of London students at an anti-austerity conference on Thursday.…

Review: EastEnd Cabaret – The Revolution Will Be Sexual

Review: EastEnd Cabaret – The Revolution Will Be Sexual

EastEnd Cabaret comes with high expectations. Their show, The Revolution Will Be Sexual, has been showered with critical praise and this week they grace the cover of Time Out.…

Riots aftermath: residents speak of fear, division – and what’s next

Riots aftermath: residents speak of fear, division – and what’s next

As EastLondonLines continues to examine the aftermath of the riots that tore through our boroughs three months ago, we asked the people of Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham and Croydon three questions: Are the riots still affecting their lives? How well have the authorities dealt with the aftermath in their area?…