Grand Union Orchestra - Raise the Banner

St John on Bethnal Green 200 Cambridge Heath Road London E2 9PA
Black History Month, Cultural events, Music
Saturday 9th October 2021 (19:30-21:00)
Grand Union at St Johns


A new intergenerational show commemorating anniversaries of famous events of protest and resistance in London’s East End, still relevant to the UK at the present time – the Poplar Rates Rebellion (100th), the Battle of Cable Street (85th) and the publication of Stepney Words (50th) - together with the 50th anniversary of the Independence of Bangladesh and the 20th of the attack on the World Trade Centre, 9/11. 

The show features Grand Union Voices, representing the whole demographic of East London; and the Grand Union Youth Orchestra introducing emerging young professionals for the first time.

Admission: Tickets are £8 (£5 concessions); advance booking