Sit back and enjoy an array of dramatic talent and Eastlondonlines brings you this weeks round up of edge-of-your-seat entertainment.
Rapper, poet and national Slam Champion, Adam Kammerling, will be leading a series of drop-in workshops on all events of spoken word.
Time: 4pm to 5.30pm, March 19
Place: Catford Library, Laurence House, 1 Catford Road, SE6 4RU
A play written and directed by Ekanem Hines about a young black man’s experiences with the mental health system, combining rap, music, dance, performance, poetry and a Q&A panel.
Time: 7.30pm to 10pm, March 20
Place: The Albany Centre and Theatre
Head over the the Wick Food Assembly to get as much of your staple goods as you like, from bread and cheese to fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, fresh pasta, local ale to interesting luxuries such as fruit snacks, jams and ginger beer!
Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm, March 17
Place: Number 90 Bar & Kitchen,90 Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN
Every second Sunday of the month, the creators of The Monkey Box bring you a night of exceptional standup comedy from some of the hottest talent on the UK circuit PLUS one or two new folk cutting their teeth with MC’s John Davis and Dave Chawner.
Time: 7.30pm to 10.00pm, March 22
Place: Hackney Downs Studio
3 free insightful workshop sessions run by PJS for people thinking of starting a business or already running a business and need an extra boost. There will be a free prize draw to win an all-expenses paid lunch with Claudine Reid MBE or a 1 hour free consultation with multi award winning entrepreneur Patrick Reid.
Time: 10:30am, March 17
Place: Croydon Centrale Centre
This compelling documentary reveals one of history’s most dynamic civil rights activists, Claudia Jones: enemy of the state, visionary, freedom fighter - but who was she? Screening will be followed by a discussion led by Nia Reynolds and Sean Creighton.
Time: 2.00pm to 15.30pm, March 18
Place: David Lean Cinema
A modern story of betrayal that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Time: 4.30pm to 7pm, March 19
Place: Half Moon Theatre
The festival opens on Friday and is an exciting, energetic, and colourful event where young people’s achievements in film are celebrated.
Time: Opening night 6:00pm onwards, March 20
Place: Spitalfields Market