What’s on this week

The Victoria Park bandstand season of summer concerts kicks off this weekend     Pic: geography.org.uk

Tower Hamlets

Summer Bandstand Launch 

Date: May 14

Location: Victoria Park, Grove Road E3

Cost: Free

About: Victoria Park’s bandstand season kicks off with performances by East London Community Band, Trouser Band, Sing Tower Hamlets and City Wind Orchestra.

Link: Find more dates and performances here


Date: May 18

Location: Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, E1 6AB

Cost: £5

About: Recent arts graduates present their sculpture, performance and film works as part of the Artsadmin initiative.

Link: Book your tickets here



Phoenix Festival 2017

Date: May 13

Location: Forster Memorial Park

Cost: Free

About: Save the date for this family-friendly event featuring live music, graffiti workshops, face painting, circus tents, and massage and therapy zones for parents needing a break.

Link: More information here

Anyday Circus

Date: May 14

Location: The Albany, SE8 4AG

Cost: £7/ £24 family ticket

About: The Albany presents a circus show featuring Max who lives on a trampoline with his little pet bird.

Link: Buy your tickets here



Artist-led tour with Elger Esser

Date: May 17

Location: Parasol Unit, 14 Wharf Road, N1 7RW

Cost: £8

About: Join Elger Esser as he leads a tour of his photography exhibition created during his travels in Lebanon, Egypt, and Israel.

Link: Book your place here

ONE2 Festival

Date: Until May 24

Location: The Taproom at London Fields, 365-366 Warburton St, Hackney E8 3RR

Cost: £5-15

About: This multi-disciplinary event celebrates diversity in the arts and features everything from cabaret to comedy.

Link: View the festival schedule here



Baby Loves Disco Mini Roadshow

Date: May 14

Location: Boxpark, Croydon

Cost: Free

About: This baby-proofed dance party is an alternative way for parents to expend their children’s energy.

Link: More information and tickets here

CROWD Music pop-up

Date: May 19

Location: Top Deck, Centrale Car Park, Tamworth Road CRO 1XW

Cost: Free

About: Music pop-up CROWD presents funk, jazz, and soul DJ Norman Jay MBE featuring Madagascan guitarist Modest Hugues.

Link: Book your tickets and find more information here

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