What’s on this week?

Jazz at The Row

Date: November 1, 8pm-12:30

Cost: free

Location: The Clarendon Hotel, 8-16 Montpelier Row, Blackheath Village, SE3 0RW 

About: This monthly gathering showcases some of the coolest cats on the jazz scene. 

Link: For information on the venue, see here


Remembrance Sunday ceremony

Date: November 11, 10:55am

Cost: free

Location: Lewisham High Street

About: One of two wreath-laying ceremonies in the borough (the other is at Upper Brockley Road). Residents are invited to visit the war memorial to share remembrance for those who have died in war, with a military band leading troops to and from Lewisham High Street and a two-minute silence at 11am.


WetYourSelf! Halloween Party

Date: October 30, 11pm – 5:30pm

Cost: £10 - £15

Location: Aquarium, 256 Old Street, Hoxton, EC1V

About: Fabric might have closed, but the WetYourSelf! Team is not discouraged by it and it is ready to bring the party to one of Shoreditch’s coolest venues.

Link: for information and ticket, click here

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Play “Drones, Baby, Drones”

Date: November 2 – November 26, Monday-Saturday 7:30pm

Cost: £12-£19

Location: Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 3DL

About: As Obama prepares to leave office, five of our finest political writers and directors probe behind the scenes of America’s drone wars.

Link: For information and tickets, click here


Jazz night: Some Thing Presents Ben Higham and Paul Jolly

Date: November 11, 6pm

Cost: £5 at the door

Location:  Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, N16 8AZ

About: As part of London Jazz Festival, the trumpet duo will perform standard tunes and some improvised sets at Vortex, accompanied by Chris Dowding and Julie Kjaer.

Link: For information, click here


The Hydra: Ben UFO all night long

Date: Friday 28th October

Cost: £20

Location: Studio Spaces E1, 110 Pennington Street, Wapping, E1W2BB

About: The Hessle Audio head honcho, will be sharing his diverse record collection with those in attendance over the course of a marathon 7 hour set. Mr UFO’s all-nighter for The Hydra is an annual event and something that all dance music fans should experience at least once.

Link: For information, click here

Diwali celebrations

Date: October 30, 4-10:15pm

Cost: free

Location: York Hall, 5 Old Ford Road, E2 9PJ and Gurdwara Sikh Temple, 43 Harley Grove, E3 2AT

About: You don’t have for be part of the Hindu, Sikh or Jain faiths to join the annual Festival of Light celebrations at this event that includes speeches, dance and song. A combined Diwali and Bonfire Night celebration will follow at the Sikh temple on Harley Grove.

Link: For information, click here


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Art of Dark – Halloween Theatre

Date: Saturday 29th October, 22pm-6am

Cost: £20

Location: Troxy, 490 Commercial Road, London E1 0HX

About: Hugely respected Romanian minimal masters Raresh and Praslea are set to smash Troxy to pieces with a 5 hour back to back session packed full of heads-down groovers. For those who wish to keep the party going, there is talk of an after party at a yet undisclosed location from 6am. For lovers of house music this is the pick of the parties over the course of this Halloween weekend.

N.B. – Online tickets are sold out but there are 500 allocated for sale on the door – GET THERE EARLY

Link: For information, click here


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Dan Cimmermann Marching on Exhibition

Date: October 28-29

Cost: Free

Location: RISE Gallery, 7-9 St Georges walk, CR0 1YH

About: An exhibition showcasing artist Dan Cimmermann's work inspired by reflections on Brexit and the condition of British identity.

Link: For more information, visit here






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