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London Symphony Orchestra to host youth workshop

London Symphony Orchestra to host youth workshop

The London Symphony Orchestra announced this week that it will host a workshop for young musicians at Stoke Newington School in December. The event will give an opportunity to the young musicians to play together and meet orchestra members from the LSO. The workshop is open to string players between…

Kate Winslet visits new site of ‘homeless’ theatre company

Kate Winslet visits new site of ‘homeless’ theatre company

The new premises of the UK’s only homeless people’s professional theatre company have been given the seal of approval by their ambassador Kate Winslet.…

Crime meets art in Tower Hamlets as part of festival

Crime meets art in Tower Hamlets as part of festival

Pictures of blue skies are displayed next to wanted suspect posters and crime prevention advice outside Tower Hamlets police stations.…

New jazz venue to launch in Stoke Newington

New jazz venue to launch in Stoke Newington

It has been seven years since the much loved Vortex jazz club migrated South from Stoke Newington to Dalston leaving in its place a slightly less musical, and much contested, Nandos.…

James Bond drives through New Cross in Skyfall chase

James Bond drives through New Cross in Skyfall chase

A scene from the latest 007 film, Skyfall, which sees James Bond driving through New Cross, has caused a stir among local residents.…

Gruesome exhibition featuring Italy’s most controversial artist

Gruesome exhibition featuring Italy’s most controversial artist

A mutilated hand suspends eerily from the ceiling with only its middle finger intact. It points to what lies below…a rug with the map of Italy embroidered into its fibers, designed in likeness to a cheese brand label.…

Out Foxed on Wednesday at the “Unofficial Leveson Film Series”

Out Foxed on Wednesday at the “Unofficial Leveson Film Series”

The “Unofficial Leveson Film Festival” featuring a series of cult screenings, is running in East London for one more week.  The third and final film of the series, “Outfoxed”,  will be presented On Wednesday 21st November, at 71a gallery on Leonard st, London EC2A. Get your tickets here and have…

Sordid play finds a home in Hackney nightclub

Sordid play finds a home in Hackney nightclub

The sexual antics of the Marquis de Sade and Alice in Wonderland, one of the world’s most famous children’s books, might not seem the most obvious of companions.…

London statues transformed in Michael Gardner’s collection

London statues transformed in Michael Gardner’s collection

Emergence, the eye-catching solo debut by London photographer Michael Gardner, is the newest collection adorning the white walls of The Gallery London – a  cultural haven on Hither Green Lane.…

Boots Riley and The Coup to play at Goldsmiths on October 29

Boots Riley and The Coup to play at Goldsmiths on October 29

Boots Riley and The Coup will play Goldsmiths in support of the Love Music Hate Racism campaign and to mark the release of their new album ‘Sorry to Bother You’.…