Tower Hamlets Council

Tower Hamlets Events: February Highlights


Events Highlights


Tower Hamlets Arts & Events, Brady Arts Centre, 192 - 196 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5HU
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  • Painting the Hamlets : Exhibition and Events  at Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives free
  • Painting the Hamlets : Exhibition and EventsPainting the Hamlets is a display of paintings from our collections which depict landscapes, river views and street scenes in Tower Hamlets. Most of the work featured is from the twentieth century and the artists featured include the former Mayor of Bethnal Green and member of the East London Group of artists, Albert Turpin, whose image of the Jolly Butcher ... Read more

    see more Heritage events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • LGBTQ+ History Month  at Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives free
  • LGBTQ+ History MonthFebruary is LGBTQ+ History Month and we are delighted to mark the occasion with a display of artwork by Stepney based artist Cornelius McCarthy (1935-2009) whose sketchbooks and a number of paintings we hold in our collections. You may recall we hosted a retrospective of his paintings in 2015 which had been organised by the late artist's friend and biographer ... Read more

    see more Heritage events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • Seeing is Believing  at Brady Arts Centre Exhibition Space free
  • Seeing is BelievingThis display of artwork was created by children who attended Friday classes at the Brady Arts Centre. These classes provide an opportunity for students aged from 7 to 16, to explore a variety of visual arts techniques and even work towards getting an Arts Award qualification. Processes include watercolour, acrylic painting, collage, print-making, model-making and observational drawing.

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    see more Visual arts events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • World Dance Festival  at multiple venues free
  • World Dance FestivalThe theme of this event is world dance. This theme was chosen to draw attention to the fact that people of different nationalities and cultures live in Tower Hamlets.

    Members of the community will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the dances of different parts of the world and with their history and will be able to ... Read more

    see more Dance events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • Grand Union Orchestra – Sounding Bethnal Green  at St John on Bethnal Green
  • Grand Union Orchestra – Sounding Bethnal GreenThe Grand Union Orchestra is the acknowledged pioneer and leading exponent of cross-cultural music-making in the UK. Once memorably described as ‘making cultural diversity an art-form’ – and more recently commended for its ‘practical idealism’! – it continues to blaze a trail unrivalled by any other organisation.

    Sounding Bethnal Green is a development of Trading Roots, re-imagined for a ... Read more

    see more Music events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • Half Term Fun in Tower Hamlets Parks  at multiple venues free
  • Half Term Fun in Tower Hamlets ParksSaturday 16 February | 1pm – 3pm
    Heart-warming History Stroll
    Victoria Park

    Discover why Victoria Park is loved by millions of its visitors every year and named ‘The Nation’s Favourite Park’ (2015/16) as local author and cultural commentator Travis Elborough takes you on a stroll to discover the park’s secret stories and hidden history. Travis’s recent book, A Walk ... Read more

    see more Park Events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets

  • A Discourse on Contemporary Drawing  at The Art Pavilion free
  • A Discourse on Contemporary DrawingTHAT (Tower Hamlets Artist Teachers) network presents a collaborative exhibition between art students and art teachers from across the borough of Tower Hamlets celebrating the practice of drawing. Alongside the show will run a series of workshops and seminars inquiring into various drawing methods for analysing the empirical, led by: UAL Insights, ‘A’ Team Arts, Royal Drawing School, Bow Arts, ... Read more

    see more Visual arts events taking place in and around Tower Hamlets


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