Tag Archives: Tower Hamlets

Mobile Incitement: back in Tower Hamlets in May

We’re so excited to bring our Mobile Incitement project, made with The Black Smock Band, to the wonderful Poplar Union in May. Fresh from test-running our ideas with the support of Queen Mary uni, we’re looking forward to hearing local … Continue reading

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Thanks, QMUL!

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Our official Mobile Incitement residency at Queen Mary uni is over, though we’ll be working with Ali Campbell and some of his students again after Easter as we share the work at Poplar Union and possibly also back on campus. … Continue reading

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Mobile Incitement in Tower Hamlets!

Following our residency at Queen Mary University of London, we’ll be sharing our Tower-Hamlets-specific version of Gerrard Winstanley’s True and Righteous Mobile Incitement Unit both on campus (22nd March) and at Poplar Union (6th May), a great new venue in the borough. … Continue reading

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Needed: your knowledge of Tower Hamlets!

Mobile Incitement is a new project run by local theatre company Daedalus and folk musicians The Black Smock Band. Combining live music, songs, performance and visual art, we explore the history of protest and our desire for change. Over 60? Living … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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! … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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