What’s On This Week

Chitrangada – The Warrior Princess. Pic: Moksha

London Image Festival

Date: November 25- 26, 11:00- 18:30

Location: Hoxton Arches, 402 Cremer Street, E2 8HB

Cost: Free

About: An annual event showcasing the best images in both still and moving formats from across the world.  The main photography exhibitions will be at Hoxton Arches along with various sidebars at other locations.

Link: Find out more here


Speaking in Tongues: Talking Heads Tribute

Date: November 25, 20:00- 23:00

Location: Moth Club, Valette Street, E9 6NU

Cost: £15

About: Talking Heads Tribute band Speaking In Tongues play the classic album Remain in Light in an ex servicemen’s club in the heart of Hackney.

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Hackney Premiere of 1917: Why the Russian Revolution Matters

Date: November 26, 12:00

Location: The Castle Cinema, 64-66 Brooksby’s Walk, E9 6DA

Cost: £13

About: The Hackney premiere of a new-myth busting documentary bringing to life the Bolshevik revolution to mark its centenary.  There will be a Q& A screening with Ceri Dingle, the director of the film and special guests.

Link: Find out more here


Hackney Downs Night Market

Date: December 1, 18:00-23:00

Location: Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace, E8 2BT

Cost: Free

About: A street food market with vegan and vegetarian options that also showcases art from the Hackney Down Studios. In-store DJ-sets curated by the resident record shop Low Company

Link: Find out more here

Taste of Trinidad- Caribbean Food Pop UP

Date: 25 November 17, 17:00-22:00

Location: Café Adagio, 277 Lower Addiscombe Road, CR0 6RB

Cost: Free to book a table

About: Spice up your weekend and visit this Caribbean food pop up. On the menu is a delicious selection of curried goat, roasted fish and pumpkin, sweet potato and swiss rainbow chard. Book ahead for a table.

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St Matthew’s Christmas Fair

Date: 25 November, 10.30-13:00

Location: St Matthew’s Parish Church, Chichester Road, CR0 5NQ

Cost: Free

About:  Enjoy a selection of classic Christmassy activities at this annual fair including circle and  morris dancing, a tombola and visiting the Father Christmas Grotto.

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X-mas in the Cronx

Date: 30 November, 18:00- 21:00

Location: RISE gallery, 7-9 Saint George’s Walk, CR0 1YH

Cost: Free

About:  RISE gallery presents an alternative Christmas show surrounded by beautiful art. Enjoy yuletide inspired drinks from ‘Street Cocktails’, free mulled wine and awesome live music

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NXDFreeFilmFestival: Rocky Horror Picture Show screening

Date: November 24, 20:00 (doors open 19:00)

Location: St Nicholas Church, Deptford Green, SE8 3DQ

Cost: £10/ £8 concessions

About: A screening of the campest of cult classics in the gothic surroundings of St Nicholas Church. All profits will benefit The New Cross & Deptford Free Film Festival 2018.

Link: Find out more here

Rushey Green Christmas lights switch-on

Date: November 26, 16.30

Location: Civic suite. Catford Road. SE6 4RUCost: Free

About: Enjoy mince pies and hot chocolate at the Civic Suite before heading outside to take part in the Christmas Tree light up with carol singing.

Link: Find out more here

London School of Philosophy workshop

 Date: November 30, 18:00-19:00

Location: Granville Park Centre, 100 Granville Park, SE13 7DU

Cost: Free

About: A chance to learn about philosophy and develop your critical thinking skills in a free workshop led by a philosopher from the London School of Philosophy.

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Cockpit Arts Christmas Open Studios 2017

Date: December 1- December 3, 11:00-18:00

Location: Cockpit Arts Centre, 18-22 Creekside, SE8 3DZ

Cost: £4

About: The perfect opportunity to pick up some handcrafted Christmas gifts directly from independent makers. Browse an array of handcrafted products including ceramics, homeware, jewellery and glass.

Link: Find out more here

London Brewers’ Market

Date:  25 November

Location: Old Spitalfields Market, 16 Horner Square, E1 6EW

Cost: Free

About: Stock up on vinyl from independent record labels alongside beer from 20 London based, independent breweries. Independent Label Market DJs will provide the tunes.

Link: Find out more here


Chitrangada - The Warrior Princess

Date: 24 Nov, 19:30-21:00

Location: Brady Arts & Community Centre, 192-196 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5HU

Cost: £10

About: A Tagore dance drama which also uses martial arts to tell the story of Chitrangada, an independent-spirited princess skilled in archery and horsemanship. The play is based on the ancient Indian epic Mahabharata.

Link: Find out more here


The Silk River Project

Date:  November 25-27, 11:00-21:00

Location: Brady Arts & Community Centre, 192-196 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5HU

Cost: Free

About: Catch the last few dates of the ambitious exhibition exploring the unique relationship between London and Kolkata. 20 giant hand-painted Bengali silk scrolls and accompanying performances focus on the artistic exchange between communities along the Thames Estuary and India’s Hooghly River.

Link: Find out more here

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