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Ahead of his Jewish Book Week talk former foreign correspondent Martin Bell tells Bridget Galton why we are witnessing the death of news

The event is raising awareness and funds for Solace Women’s Aid, a charity that seeks to put an end to domestic and sexual violence

The northern rockers’ motorik, frazzled guitars and kitchen-sink humour make for an invigorating experience.

From March 5-9, Penguin is partnering with Waterstones to open the bookshop, which will feature works from Malorie Blackman, Zadie Smith, Malala Yousafzai, Caitlin Moran and Margaret Atwood

The author and illustrator Sandra Dieckmann, who works out of Hackney Downs Studios, has been nominated for her book Leaf, from Hackney publisher Flying Eye

Spring this year is a fully female season at Hoxton Hall and the perfect way to celebrate the centenary of female suffrage.

Cerebral but accessible singer-songwriter Varley bolsters his sound – and hopefully his fanbase – with fifth solo LP.

24 artists have been selected in a competition to illustrate a new edition of The Selected Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Playwright Tom Stutchfield tells the packed audience that the play is based on his discovery of correspondence written by his great grandfather, Spencer

The horribly named Veganuary may be over, but there’s still plenty on the menu at Thai Square for anyone who wants to cut out meat and dairy.

Martina Paukova’s first exhibition at The Book Club in Shoreditch depicts Girls going about their daily business away from the gaze of the outside world

“Buffalo wings are nothing compared to this - even Jamaican people cry,” Federico, the manager at Rudie’s Boxpark warned us before we ate their spicy Boston chicken.

Via Emilia takes its name from the famous Roman Road that runs through Emilia Romagna – and only serves up food from the region.

Bridget Galton enjoys a comedy about heartless money hungry private equity fund managers featuring a sharp performance by Hayley Atwell

Twelve of the best seats will be auctioned off in support of Refettorio Felix

Music

Tue, 17:44

The northern rockers’ motorik, frazzled guitars and kitchen-sink humour make for an invigorating experience.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Spring this year is a fully female season at Hoxton Hall and the perfect way to celebrate the centenary of female suffrage.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Cerebral but accessible singer-songwriter Varley bolsters his sound – and hopefully his fanbase – with fifth solo LP.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Hackney and Dalston based actor and musician talk to Zoe Paskett about a new musical starring a young woman navigating through a messy, complicated and relatable life

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Unlike any folk band you’ve heard before, the ‘Wheel take the genre into exciting new territories

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Lean but fruitful third record from the leftfield pop merchants.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Cornwall theatre company Kneehigh returns to Shoreditch Town Hall with their production of The Tin Drum. Director Mike Shepherd fills us in

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Hackney resident and OperaUpClose artistic director Robin Norton-Hale talks about her feminist reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

North London Chorus continues its 40th anniversary season with Zurich’s Contrapunto Chor, who are currently celebrating their own 30th birthday.

Theatre

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Spring this year is a fully female season at Hoxton Hall and the perfect way to celebrate the centenary of female suffrage.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Playwright Tom Stutchfield tells the packed audience that the play is based on his discovery of correspondence written by his great grandfather, Spencer

Friday, February 2, 2018

Bridget Galton enjoys a comedy about heartless money hungry private equity fund managers featuring a sharp performance by Hayley Atwell

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Hackney and Dalston based actor and musician talk to Zoe Paskett about a new musical starring a young woman navigating through a messy, complicated and relatable life

Thursday, January 25, 2018

What if you are Vienna’s official court composer and a disrespectful upstart arrives, seduces your star pupil, blows raspberries at authority and makes your best work sound mediocre?

Friday, January 19, 2018

Since the play’s first outing, representations of the East End have become two-a-penny in mainstream popular culture but director Jessica Lazar doesn’t shy away from tropes that play up caricature and nostalgia

Friday, January 19, 2018

On February 2-3 . the annual festival returns, showcasing the best in dance this year

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Sheldon Harnick is best known for penning the lyrics to Fiddler on the Roof, but the 93-year-old collaborated with composer Jerry Bock on another Broadway musical about a Jewish family with five offspring

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Flexible fleas, amazing ants. and a trio of clownish insects, who spar, fall in love and play pranks on each other, and us

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