This week there is a wide range of arts performances available in East London. Whether you’re in the mood for a heart warming night of stand-up comedy or a chilling night at the theatre, you’ll find that the East London Line has it all covered.
Open Mic UK (Tickets £6-£8)
Sunday September 22, 7:00pm – 11:30pm
Queen of Hoxton, Curtain Road, Hackney, EC2A 3JX
Some of the UK's finest emerging artists will perform live for an unplugged acoustic special. See their website for more details.
Contact Ayo Adepoju on 07595947017 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wicked Women (Tickets £10-£12.50)
Friday September 20 – Saturday September 21, 8:00pm- 11:00pm
130 Hoxton Hall, N1 6SH
Historical drama company Grim Times present a twisted fairy-tale, revealing some of London's most horrible lady-killers. Not suitable for ages below 13. Contains some crime details.
To book, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/8086710569.
Going East: Speaking Fast (FREE)
Tuesday September 24, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Kingsley Hall, Powis Road, E3 3HJ
London's favourite Jazz poet, John Clarke will perform his own poetry alongside his collaborators in this free event. The night will also feature live music from Nepalese folk band, Bajabaah Duo.
The Memoirs of Lucy Bell (£10-£14)
Tuesday September 24 – Saturday September 28, 7:30pm
The Space, 269 West Ferry Road, E14 3RS
The Memoirs of Lucy Bell is a musical play focusing on the life of the renowned jazz singer. The performance is a colourful story of the highs and lows of Lucy's life through a fusion of jazz and theatre.
To book, visit https://space.org.uk/event-booking/?event=TheMemoirsofLucyBell.
An Enemy of the People (Tickets £6-£14)
Wednesday September 25 – Saturday September 28, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Albany Centre and Theatre, Douglas Way, SE8 4AG
Henrik Ibsen's political thriller is re-imagined for the 21st century.
For booking, contact the box office on 020 8692 4446 or email email@example.com.
Black Bird Comedy presents Simply the Jest live comedy (FREE)
Friday September 20, 7:30pm
The Telegraph, 82 Dennett's Road, New Cross/Peckham, SE14 5LW
Black Bird Comedy returns for their 2nd night of comedy at the Telegraph, showcasing some of the best upcoming comics from around London.
The line up so far includes:
Free Film Screening: Riot From Wrong (FREE inc. popcorn)
Friday September 20, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Croydon Voluntary Action, 82 London Road, CR0 2TB
West Croydon Voice and Croydon Voluntary Action are working together to host a screening of Riot From Wrong, a documentary focusing on how Croydon has dealt with the 2011 England riots.
On the 4th day of the riots, several young people from across London came together to take positive action in the face of the destruction and hoplessness. Riot From Wrong was the result and has had 75 screenings across Britain and Europe since its release.
Admission and popcorn are free, Riot From Wrong is rated aged 15+.
Great documentary piece, creatively and editorially. Good narrative and most importantly emotional and engaging.
~ Tanya Mukherjee, Head of Diversity: ITV
This film is incredible, it really opened my eyes to the many issues young people face today...
~ Mitch Winehouse, Amy Winehouse Foundation
See http://riotfromwrong.com for a preview of the documentary.