Pick of the Line July 6 to 12: future television and free dance

Big Dance Picnic

Until July 7

‘The Future of Television Showcase’, Goldsmiths
Films from this year’s Goldsmiths MA Television Journalism students on display as part of the annual show of postgraduate work at the Department of Media and Communications. Your opportunity to come along and watch some great productions by new young talent.
New Academic Building, Goldsmiths College, Lewisham Way, New Cross.

Today,  4-7pm tomorrow 2-7pm. Admission free.

Until Saturday July 14

Big Dance week at Oxford House, Bethnal Green

A week of dance celebration at Oxford House, Bethnal Green and the chance to watch, explore, create, celebrate and be inspired by dance! The Language of Dance Trust in partnership with Green Candle Dance Company and Oxford House will present an open house during Big Dance Week 2012. Their programme will provide something for everyone whether you have 10 minutes free to pop in and look round the fantastic gallery and exhibition of dance photography and history or a whole afternoon to join in with workshops. Admission free.



Saturday July 7

Forest Hill Festival, Forest Hill Performing Arts School, Mayow Road,  Lewisham.

Forest Hill School’s annual community arts festival and with over 4000 visitors expected; this year’s festival is promising to be the biggest and most exciting ever.  With a variety of top-notch music, dance and drama performances confirmed, alongside children’s activities, art workshops, an exhibition and arts market, the programme is bursting with a wide range of talent and art for the community to enjoy.

This has proved to be a very popular event and has become a regular fixture in the community

12pm to 5pm.

Admission: U5s Free, OAPs/5-8 yrs 50p, 9-16 yrs £1, Adults £2

Saturday, July  7,

 St John at Hackney Summer Fete
A family fun day out with a Pearly Queen, London Fire Brigade engine, Hackney Children’s Theatre, bouncy castle, face painting, a traditional barrel organ, grand prize raffle, walking tours, live entertainment, bell ringing, stalls, Hackney Homemade market and lots more. Admission free.

10am – 4pm, St John at Hackney Church, Lower Clapton Road, E5 0PD


Saturday July 7-22

Shadwell Community Project

This very special production of a community production Romeo and Juliet at Glamis Adventure Playground led by The Cornucopia Theatre Company and includes local children. There will be nine performances. Performances will be outdoors, so bring an umbrella and warm clothing.

Times: From 20:30 to 22:30. Admission free, donations welcome.

10 Glamis Road Shadwell E1W 3EG



Car boot sale, Sydenham

Sunday July 8

Sydenham Community Radio Boot Fair

Girton Road Overflow Car Park, Sydenham

This is the second boot fair for Sydenham Community Radio which raised much needed funds. If you are looking for a bargain or would like to book a pitch please look on their Facebook page or turn up early

10 am to 1pm

£6 for sellers, 20p for buyers.



Wednesday  July 11

Fairfields Hall Croydon

The Croydon Symphonic band was the only community band to win a gold award at the National Concert Band Festival, so go to see them perform in their 39th season at the Fairfields. They will be playing film music by John Williams including the Olympic Fanfare and  music by Croydon’s  Samuel Coleridge Taylor to mark the centenary of his death in 1912

8.00pm. Admission: £9.00



Thursday  July 12

Up The Creek Deptford

Each jam packed Thursday night show features up to 15 comic acts all trying to win over the crowd in a mere five minutes. Performances can include stand up, comedy song, sketch and improvisation – if it’s funny it’s in.

This very popular night is a great way to ease your way into the weekend cheap, funny and popular what more could you ask for.

Doors 7.30pm, Show 8.15pm. Admission £4.00




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