Pick of the Line: Films, comedy and spoken word

Don't miss this week's line of of theatre, comedy and spoken word. Pic: Wonderlane

Don’t miss this week’s line up of theatre, comedy and spoken word. Pic: Wonderlane

Sit back and enjoy an array of dramatic talent and Eastlondonlines brings you this weeks round up of edge-of-your-seat entertainment.

Spine Festival - Spine After School

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

‘So U Think I’m Crazy?’ by Know My Mind productions

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

Hackney Wick Food Assembly

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

Hackney Comedy Club: How Do You Like Them Apples

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

Opening Doors

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

Looking For Claudia Jones

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

M for Medea

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

Cutting East Film Festival

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




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