East end bursing with art

the sphere gallery celebrates its one year anniversary

The E17 art trail starts this week and with over 200 exhibitions involving puppetry, sheds, letterpress studios, quilts, fairy tales and legends, geometry, tapestry, performance in parks, miniature theatre and a giant mantel piece, knitted creatures, adorned boundaries, Polaroids, architectural drawings, live graffiti, art hunts, art quizzes, show reels and cotton reels, Cuban revolutionaries, menageries and many, many invitations to tea there’s bound to be something to suit all tastes.

For more information see www.e17arttrail.co.uk

The eclectic  Sphere gallery is celebrating it’s one year anniversary this month and is currently exhibiting the works of over 45 artists, including Albert Moulden, Marty, Deborah Azzopardi, Betty Harrison, Laura Rael Brook and Mark Baldwin.

Sphere Gallery can be found at 73 Brushfield Street, London E1 6AA. Tel: +44(0) 20 7247 7927

Art on show and for sale at Sphere comes in various mediums such as oil, acrylic, multi media, silkscreen and sculpture.

Opening times: 11am – 6pm Tuesday to Sunday / Wednesday & Thursday until 7pm / First Thursdays until 9pm.


At the Southwark Playhouse: Inspired by the picnic protests held in Parliament Square between 2005 and 2007, the action unfolds against a world of ongoing natural disasters, countless public riots, the introduction of capital punishment for terrorists and temperatures reaching 42°. Boiling Frogs pits a small group of imaginative citizens against the system as, armed only with fancy dress, blank banners and a keen eye for semantics, they attempt to re-claim freedom of speech for all.

Simon Amstell the frizzy haired, dry humoured wit of pop world is doing stand-up – very cheaply – in a series of  ‘work in progress’ shows, from Monday, 27 September 20:00 – 21:00 Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, Soho, W1D 3NE  £5.00 (Entry)

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