Pick of the Line August 10 – August 16

Enjoy the summer sunshine and some great events this week with our pick of the best on offer in Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Croydon and Lewisham.

Hoxton Soundgarden wristbands. Pic: facebook


August 11- August 12

Hoxton Soundgarden, Hackney

Taking over The Garage in Hoxton this new music and arts festival sees 14 bands and 9 different DJs performing over the weekend from the Friday to Sunday 12 August.

Tickets are available for either the day (£5) or weekend (£10). 178 Hoxton Street, N1 6RE

For more information click here

August 11

Art, Design & Craft Fair, Hackney

Those of you who are crafty should visit the Art, Design and Craft fair at the Claudia Jones Organisation. Illustrative art and hand crafted and decorated items are up for sale at the event.

2.30pm – 6.30pm

For more information, click here.

Lewisham Summer Arts College poster

August 13 – 17

Lewisham Summer Arts College 2012

Aimed at teenagers aged 13 – 19 years old, this free creative arts course covers film making, street dance and acting and is run by industry professionals.

For more information, click here. 

August 14

Roald Dahl Week, Tower Hamlets

Entertain the kids at the Idea Store, which is holding Roald Dahl Week at their Bow branch with children’s classics including readings of ‘Fantastic Mr Fox!’ and screenings of Matilda ad the chance to paint a Giant BFG.

11am – 12noon and throughout the week.

For more information, click here.

The Tower For £1, Tower Hamlets

Residents of Tower Hamlets can visit the Tower Of London for just £1.
To take advantage of this special offer all you need to do is take along your Tower Hamlets Library card or Idea Store card along with a proof of name and address.

For more information, click here

By Ines O’Gorman and Celine Chaplin

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