Do you want to learn how to sing? Then check out Token Singing Group, a new dynamic choir led by piano teacher Alex F. Lopez. From Elvis to Queen, Mozart to Disney Classics, adults and children will learn essential music skills, as well as singing technique. The programme runs for one year with classes for different age groups. No experience or musical background needed.
Where: Token Interior, 694 Fulham Road For prices and schedules, check out: http://token-interior.reservio.com/
As a part of the LGBT History Month, Lewisham will be hosting the #Outcome portrait exhibition – Lewisham Pride1.
View #Outcome portrait exhibition by local photographer Tom Dingley: www.tomdingleyphotography.com at The Broadway Theatre Gallery space – access via Box Office.
This event takes place every Monday, Thursday, Friday. From: February 1-29 Where: The Broadway Theatre, Catford Road, SE6 4RU
The Gruffalo’s Child will be brought to the stage in a musical adaptation by Tall Stories Theatre Company. The show takes place at the Ashcroft Theatre at Fairfield Halls in Croydon, from January 29 to 31. It is an ideal theatrical treat for children aged three and runs for 55 minutes, with no interval.
Tickets: £13.50 from
Phone: 020 8688 9291 or www.fairfield.co.uk
Croydon Fun Weekend is this Sunday, January 31.
The fifth Croydon Fun Weekend continues with a sketch walk along London Road led by artist Nat Carey. There will be no entry fee and all drawing materials will be provided.
Time: 3pm at the Turf Projects Gallery on Keeley Road.
The walk will last up to 2 hours. Visit here for more information: http://bit.ly/1nTCHYZ
TEDxEastEnd comes to Hackney on January 30. With a line up of more than 40 speakers, pre-recorded TED Talks and live performances, TEDxEastEnd will explore the theme ‘Society Beyond Borders’ at Hackney Empire from 12:00 to 21:00.
General admission and concession tickets are still available.
For more information: www.tedxeastend.com
Want to learn how to knit by next winter? You can take lessons in Croydon starting from January 27 to February.
From: 6.30pm – 9pm.
You can try different stitches, how to introduce a new ball of wool, increase and decrease and finally end and sew in any loose ends!
£30 / £25 individual session or £50 / £45 for two sessions. Booking essential. Includes starter pack.
Age group: 16+.
Venue: Fabrications, 7 Broadway Market, Hackney, E8 4PH. Contact: Barley Massey
Telephone: 020 7275 8043.
The exhibition “Electronic Superhighway” opened in Whitechapel on Friday, January 28. Over 100 pieces from over 70 artists during the period of 1966-2016 explore how art and technology intersect. The free show runs until 15 May at the Whitechapel Gallery.
On Monday, February 1 “ A New Home” opens at the Art Pavilion on Clinton Road. The mixed media exhibition will show works from the East London Printmakers print studio and guest artists. Exploring the theme “belonging,” the exhibition looks at issues around identity, migration and a sense of home.
For more information call: 020 7364 3115
A healthy food festival dubbed “Nourish Whitechapel” will take place in Whitechapel on January 28. It will take place in front of the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel between 11am and 3pm. The free event will feature street food and drinks stalls from across the world. There will also be a chance to take part in fun games and activities and enjoy live music organised by local music collective Box of Toys. In addition to a wide range of global flavours, the organisers are focussing on offering a range of food options that are healthy as well as tasty.
More info: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/News_events/News/January_2016/street-food-event-set-to-nourish-whitechapel.aspx