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Arts offer

Raw Talent – Drop the Knife and Unite

Saturday 2 December 7pm

All 13-19 year olds in Tower Hamlets are invited to audition for ‘A’ Team Arts Raw Talent competition.

Our annual talent show addresses relevant themes each year and in line with the rise in knife crime and acid attacks, this year’s theme is anti-hate crime.

We are looking for budding singers, rappers, dancers and music video producers to audition and compete in each category with relevant material that addresses this theme.

Auditions begin on October 26th and the deadline for submissions is November 18th 5pm

Contact: canan.salih@towerhamlets.gov.uk

The event will take place at the Brady Arts Centre on 2 December. Doors open at 6.30pm – show starts at 7pm. 

House of Talent – Silk River – Street to Stage

Thursday 16 November at 7pm

The devised performance of ‘Silk River’ is a celebration of the cultures and community of Tower Hamlets. We are adapting this show from its original form of street theatre to a stage performance as part of the Season of Bangla Drama Festival.

We are looking for singers, rappers and actors to present stories about different sites and people of Tower Hamlets.

Rehearsals every Thursday 6.30pm – 8.30pm at the Brady Arts Centre

This includes the opportunity to achieve a nationally accredited Bronze Arts Award.

The performance will take place on Thursday 16 November at 7.30pm. This will be preceded by a creative arts silk painting workshop where participants can create leaves of aspiration to add to the exhibition outside the Theatre before the show.

Contact: canan.salih@towerhamlets.gov.uk

House of Talent – music production and artist development

Every Thursday 6.30pm – 9pm

A music production and artist development programme that provides a great environment to explore music and develop yourself, whether you are interested in making beats, rapping, singing or just being around young creatives, we aim to help you find and pursue your career.  

Beyond Anxiety – a workshop for 16-25 year olds

Sunday 3 December, 10am – 3pm 

Brain Project is a social enterprise which aims to facilitate engaging and informed conversations about the mind and brain through art and science.

We are hosting an art-science workshop for 16-25 year olds and their families, to explore conversations around living with anxiety. There will be an opportunity to meet scientists working in the field and find out about cutting edge research whilst making artwork alongside artists. The work made in the workshop will contribute to an exhibition about anxiety in February 2018.

How to sign up

If you or a family member would like to get involved in the workshop or to find out more information please contact: londonbrainproject@gmail.com or call 07557957988/07976243650. 

Brady Arts & Community Centre , 192-196 Hanbury St, London E1 5HU London. 

House of Fashion Q3 programme

Thursday sessions at Brady Centre

Focusing on drawing, master classes in different art forms and techniques  and also project work for Silk River.

For young people 12-19 who live study or work in Tower Hamlets.

Sessions start 2 November 2017, 5-8pm. 

Saturday study support

Help with your portfolio for foundation and BA studies with tutors from Central St Martins Insights programme.

Dates for this term: 2 and 9 December 2017

Accreditation support for Silver and Bronze Arts Awards

Drop in sessions on Saturday’s every two weeks as planned with young people. Plan to run a session as part of the Silk River project on 16 November. 

Contact: Sarbjit.natt@towerhamlets.gov.uk for details.