Tower Hamlets Events: March Highlights
This group show incorporates work by 80 artists from London, Europe and further afield which presents varied interpretations of fairytales, myths and legends from countries under sufferance of war and crisis. It offers a platform for reconnection with, and enhanced understanding of true personal identities behind the distorted images which arise from conflict and crisis.
A new exhibition charting the history of Henry Moore’s Draped Seated Woman opens in Canary Wharf this week, providing an insight into the story behind one of his most famous works which became affectionately known as ‘Old Flo’.
In 2018 we are celebrating the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act which gave the vote to some women for the first time #Vote100 and the 1928 Equal Franchise Act which gave the vote to all women over the age of 21 #Vote90.
The photographs that Sarah Ainslie has taken of working women in the East End during 1991/2 for Hackney Museum are equally relevant to the present day and show the many roles that women take on at work, by making visible the often-unseen work that happens behind the scenes and the unrecognized contribution that they make to society as a whole. ... Read more
Ladies, gentlemen, and everyone in-between – come and celebrate International Women’s Day, 2018 at Poplar Union!
In the build up to a new a mural of Tommy Flowers on the gable end of 50 Aberfeldy Street, E14 0NU, street art miniaturist Ben Wilson AKA Chewing Gum Man will be making paintings on discarded chewing gum on the pavements around The Tommy Flowers and Aberfeldy Street area, on the last three Thursdays and Fridays on March, from ... Read more
The 2018 Shape Open, this year titled “Collective Influence”, is a group exhibition of artwork created by both disabled and non-disabled artists in response to provocations such as: what influences you? How does influence go further than inspiration? What power does influence have to provoke change, and what capacity does it have to affect society?
Music Space Live is Community Music's quarterly live music showcase which gives young musicians from Tower Hamlets and beyond a chance to put their hours of rehearsal into practice, taking their material to the stage in front of friends and family.
Freedom - Song of Humanity is a multi-lingual cultural event to celebrate the 46th anniversary of Bangladesh Independence Day. The event is inspired by the Bangladesh Independence movement and the struggle for freedom, and aims to increase understanding of the historical turbulence and aspirations of the Bengalis. It will create a memorable experience through poetry, music and dance that reaches ... Read more
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