Tag Archives: Tower Hamlets

A Season of Bangla Drama – photos

We’re so pleased to have been a part of this year’s A Season of Bangla Drama. It was a fantastic month and, as ever, proved that art can be open and inclusive at the same time as being ambitious. Here more »

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Back the Bid!

We’re backing the bid – in fact, as mentioned previously, we’ve even contributed to the consultation process. So please join us! If Tower Hamlets won the title of London Borough of Culture for a year it would be brilliant for more »

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Rehearsing for East

Here are some photos from rehearsals for East’s next performance, an evening of songs and stories from people living, working or otherwise connected to East London. It’s going to be a lovely night and we hope to see you there! more »

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London Borough of Culture (fingers crossed)

Tower Hamlets is bidding to be London Borough of Culture in 2019 or 2020. This is really exciting. It’d be amazing if we get it but, even if we don’t, the work going into the bid will still be beneficial. more »

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Silk River – official photos

Here’s a great pic of the band by Mike Johnston from Day 2 the Silk River event a couple of weeks ago. You can see the rest of his excellent photos from the day here.

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A Report on Silk River

As Kinetika’s incredible Silk River project moves on to Greenwich, here’s a blog about yesterday’s events, for which we advised on music and facilitated the involvement of The Black Smock Band. The band supported young people from A Team Arts in more »

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Silk River

We’re excited to be part of Kinetica’s Silk River Project, linking the Thames with the Hooghly River in India in an international celebration of the silk trade. We’ll working with our regular collaborators The Black Smock Band to support young more »

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A Great Day Out, indeed

We had a very successful day running an East storytelling tent at Great Day Out in Victoria Park. Here are some lovely photos by Rehan Jami of tellers Alia Alzougbi and Sef Townsend in action. SaveSave

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A Great Day Out

We’re back in Victoria Park again this Sat… Specifically, we’re proud to present, in conjunction with BSK, storytelling this Sat, with two amazing tellers: Sef Townsend and Alia Alzougbi. It’s part of LBTH’s A Great Day Out, and of the more »

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Storytelling for Eid-al-Fitr

We’re absolutely delighted to be part of this year’s Eid-al-Fitr celebrations in Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets. As part of our East storytelling project, organised in collaboration with Bishwo Shahitto Kendro, we’ll be running a storytelling tent with amazing tale-spinners Shamim Azad more »

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