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Thursday 7th June 2018

Event to commemorate legendary Indigenous Australian Cricketer takes place in Tower Hamlets

Description
On the morning of 6 June 2018 over 100 people gathered in Meath Gardens, Tower Hamlets to commemorate the death of Indigenous Australian cricketer Bripumyarrimin (also known as King Cole), who passed away 150 years ago.
Date:
07/06/2018
Thursday 24th May 2018
In the Neighbourhood offers free festival, employment and business deal for residents

In the Neighbourhood offers free festival, employment and business deal for residents

Description
Outdoor cinema, live music and entertainment, street food, pop up bars, theatre, arts, sports and wellbeing, children's activities and much more.Victoria Park will be the ideal destination for fun loving residents and Londoners this week, as In The Neighbourhood, a free weekday festival brokered by the council with promoters Goldenvoice/AEG Presents, begins.
Date:
24/05/2018
Friday 2nd March 2018
Exciting future ahead for Petticoat Lane Market

Exciting future ahead for Petticoat Lane Market

Description
The regeneration of one of London's most iconic street markets has taken a significant step towards becoming a reality.
Date:
02/03/2018
Thursday 22nd February 2018
The Big Half is coming to Tower Hamlets

The Big Half is coming to Tower Hamlets

Description
Thousands of runners will take to the streets of Tower Hamlets next month for the first ever Big Half.
Date:
22/02/2018
Tuesday 13th February 2018
Summer 2018 date confirmed for Boishakhi Mela

Summer 2018 date confirmed for Boishakhi Mela

Description
The Boishakhi Mela is back for 2018! Showcasing the best of Bengali music and culture, the hit summer event is set to bring another sizzling line-up to the heart of Banglatown and Brick Lane.
Date:
13/02/2018
Tuesday 14th November 2017
SIr Ian McKellen pledges to back Tower Hamlets bid to be London Borough of Culture

SIr Ian McKellen pledges to back Tower Hamlets bid to be London Borough of Culture

Description
SIr Ian McKellen pledges to back Tower Hamlets bid to be London Borough of Culture
Date:
14/11/2017
Wednesday 8th November 2017
A season of Bangla Drama

A season of Bangla Drama

Description
We are supporting twelve theatrical productions across six venues in a unique celebration of diversity and culture in a season of bangla drama featuring traditional and contemporary performances of physical theatre, dance and music.
Date:
08/11/2017
Wednesday 1st November 2017
Dame Helen Mirren backs our bid

Dame Helen Mirren backs our bid

Description
World renowned actress, Dame Helen Mirren back our bid to be London Borough of Culture.
Date:
01/11/2017
Friday 27th October 2017
Tower Hamlets launches bid to become 'London Borough of Culture'

Tower Hamlets launches bid to become 'London Borough of Culture'

Description
Tower Hamlets is bidding to become the 'London Borough of Culture'
Date:
27/10/2017
Wednesday 25th October 2017
Henry Moore sculpture Draped Seated Woman returns to the East End after 20 years

Henry Moore sculpture Draped Seated Woman returns to the East End after 20 years

Description
Old Flo returns to the East End after 20 years
Date:
25/10/2017
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