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Review: Adam Kay, ‘Smutty Songs’ at Lanterns Studio Theatre

Review: Adam Kay, ‘Smutty Songs’ at Lanterns Studio Theatre

Adam Kay’s dark re-imaginings of rock and pop songs have gained him a cult following across the UK. He first burst onto the scene eight years ago with the iconic ‘London Underground Song’, a pastiche of The Jam’s classic anthem ‘Going Underground’, which gained over seven million YouTube hits. His…

Floodliners, the South London band about to take on the world

Floodliners, the South London band about to take on the world

It is a sunny spring Sunday, and on the rooftop of The Music Complex in Deptford, a recording and rehearsal space, local band Floodliners are trying to gather their thoughts on the past week.…

Residents gather for Telegraph Hill festival

Residents gather for Telegraph Hill festival

Residents of Telegraph Hill and the surrounding area can enjoy a fortnight of cultural events following the launch of the Telegraph Hill festival yesterday.…

Opera Cabaret fundraiser for Chats Palace

Opera Cabaret fundraiser for Chats Palace

An opera company in Stoke Newington is using its latest production to fundraise for local arts centre, Chats Palace.…

Borough’s venues to host over 1400 young artists

Borough’s venues to host over 1400 young artists

A festival will see over 1400 performers descend on Lewisham in a celebration of the borough’s dance and musical talent.…

New art gallery bar in Stoke Newington showcases talent

New art gallery bar in Stoke Newington showcases talent

Scores of artists and art lovers gathered in Stoke Newington last night to mark the opening of the area’s latest hot spot ‘The Palatine’ – a bar-gallery that promises to provide a showcase for local artists and add to the growing diversity of drinking establishments in Hackney.…

Knitted out: Hackney’s trees are colourful and cosy

Knitted out: Hackney’s trees are colourful and cosy

When Hackney residents woke up on Monday morning, a fairytale sight was to be unveiled. Multi- coloured, heart warming knitted fabrics were hugging the trees outside the town hall.…

1 finger, 2 awards: Adele dominates the Brits

1 finger, 2 awards: Adele dominates the Brits

Local stars nominated for top awards went head to head at the biggest celebration of UK music, The Brits,which took place on Tuesday night at the 02 Arena in Greenwich.…

Goldsmiths Debuts: student artists display their similarities

Goldsmiths Debuts: student artists display their similarities

Fine Art students from Goldsmiths College, University of London, have created a series of exhibitions based on commonalities in the work of student artists.…

Street artists to transform blank walls in Hackney Central

Street artists to transform blank walls in Hackney Central

Artists in Hackney are being offered the chance to transform a blank wall in front of Hackney Central Station into an artwork depicting their own feelings about the borough. The wall currently provides a rather depressing welcome to the pedestrianised high street outside the station. Hackney Council have collaborated with…