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Crystal Palace Film Festival is searching for a poster girl

Crystal Palace Film Festival is searching for a poster girl

  This year the organisers of Crystal Palace International Film Festival (CPIFF) are searching for a poster girl. The campaign will see a 1950s inspired poster, designed in classic film noir style, against a backdrop of Crystal Palace landmarks. Could you be the face they’re looking for? Festival director, Roberta Gallinari gave Eastlondonlines the…

Lewisham based photographer launches women’s portrait studio.

Lewisham based photographer launches women’s portrait studio.

Lewisham resident, Shelley McPhee, has recently launched a women’s portrait photography company in New Cross Gate. Eastlondonlines got in touch with Shelley to find out more about her and her new venture. “I feel really strongly about empowering women to see their own beauty and strengths, particularly helping women to…

Secret Cinema’s Back to the Future Cancelled – Again!

Secret Cinema’s Back to the Future Cancelled – Again!

  Secret Cinema has scrapped the screening of ‘Back to the Future’ for the second night in a row – and again just hours before it was due to start. The outdoor screening of the 1980s classic time travel comedy cost was due to open on Thursday at 5.15pm with…

Great Scott! Secret Cinema cancel Hackney screening at 11th Hour

Great Scott! Secret Cinema cancel Hackney screening at 11th Hour

  Secret Cinemas’ much hyped opening night screening of ‘Back to the Future’ in Hackney was cancelled last night  and has been cancelled again this evening.  Organisers said on their official facebook page, they had “no choice but to cancel” after coming across a “number of issues we have not…

Croydon’s London Road thrives in the Carnival spirit

Croydon’s London Road thrives in the Carnival spirit

Croydon’s London Road was in the party spirit on Sunday as the Carnival of Cultures took place. The event, which launched as a response to the 2011 London riots, saw a celebration of local businesses, community groups and diverse cultures. The Carnival of Cultures showcased Russian and Indian dancers, an opera…

Be part of the ‘Action!’ as new cinema comes to Deptford

Be part of the ‘Action!’ as new cinema comes to Deptford

Deptford and Hollywood may be poles apart but thanks to the initiative of a group of passionate film buffs and local volunteers the big screen is coming to Lewisham. A former derelict  car body workshop on the Broadway is to be transformed into a cinema. The eight founding members which include…

Carnival atmosphere returns to West Croydon tomorrow

Carnival atmosphere returns to West Croydon tomorrow

This Sunday (July 20), South London’s biggest carnival, much like this week’s weather, will bring some extra warmth and colour to the already vibrant streets of West Croydon. The West Croydon Carnival of Cultures was first launched in 2011 in response to the London riots, and aims to bring people…

A sweet taste of Honeyblood’s debut album

A sweet taste of Honeyblood’s debut album

It is truly an amazing opportunity to have the privilege to witness a fresh, young band finding its feet in the music world. Understanding the predictable nature of the music industry, the drum and guitar duo Honeyblood knew that they had to develop a distinctive sound to keep themselves clear…

Four must watch acts under 24 at Lovebox Festival

Four must watch acts under 24 at Lovebox Festival

  This weekend, the Lovebox Festival will return to Victoria Park in Tower Hamlets for the 12th time, providing two days of some of the world’s best music. The park will be inundated with big beats and sing-alongs this weekend as the sold out festival hosts some of the biggest…

Shake your hipster hips at Dance Nations Dalston

Shake your hipster hips at Dance Nations Dalston

This Saturday, July 19, Gillett Square in Dalston will be filled with banging beats and cool steps. It’s Dance Nations Dalston. Now in its fifth year, the free event offers live music and dance workshops for all ages The opening act, scheduled for 1.50pm, will see secondary school students from…

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