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Friday, July 21, 2017

Boogie rockers Status Quo have had more than 60 hits and become legends in the music industry. Now a tribute band are bringing the magic to Hornchurch.

“We had what I would call a ‘council estate of mind’. Our benchmark for success was how impressive the local drug dealer’s car was, or which of the native gang members had the most respect.”

The legacy of a corrupt 19th century magistrate’s crimes against the East End’s poorest was exposed in a book talk at the Wanstead Tap.

A fast-moving roller coaster of a journey through some of the greatest songs of the 50s, 60s and 70s is coming to Barking.

The world’s first and finest Bon Jovi tribute is coming to put on a show in Barking.

A covers band is planning to take the stage by storm in Dagenham.

Youngsters will be showing off their talents on stage in Barking.

This relentlessly fascinating account of the sordid schemes of Joseph Merceron, a 19th century magistrate of Bethnal Green, charts the rise, fall and return of a man who shamelessly stole from the East End’s poorest.

It’s been 50 years, but legendary comedian Jimmy Jones is returning to the Dagenham Roundhouse.

A selfie-stick might not sound very inspiring, but for a group of drama students it helped them fill a theatre.

The greatest hits from pop-rock duo Chas and Dave will get everyone up dancing in Dagenham.

A brand-new stage adaptation of the world famous Frankenstein is coming to Barking.

The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, is the UK premiere of this hit US musical.

One of the most respected mediums in the UK could tell you what the future holds tomorrow night.

Aformer marketer who swapped promotions for words will be showcasing her debut book at a reading next month.

With World Book Day fast approaching, test your knowledge of some of the globe’s most beloved children’s books.

Re-live the moments that made Frank Sinatra one of the most popular artist’s in the 20th century.

Multi-platinum selling artist Kenny Thomas is reliving his prime by getting back up on stage.

Ditch the romantic dates and cute gestures and do something a bit different this Valentine’s weekend – solve a murder mystery.

They may not rule the world, but a Take That tribute band is looking to conquer the bingo hall.

Recite a favourite tale or perform your own material at an open mic night.

One of William Shakespeare’s classic plays is returning to the stage as a ballet.

Forget A Day in The Life, when you could have an evening of endless classics from The Beatles.

When England won the World Cup in July 1966, West Ham captain Bobby Moore became a national hero.

Essex-based covers band Expose are hoping to get the crowd dancing at the Dagenham Roundhouse tomorrow night.

You’ll be entertained by some of the capital’s top comedians at a new monthly club night.

Mr Spankey and The Hipthrusters are playing their first gig in the borough.

A unique immersive dance performance will show different interpretations of courage – staged in some unusual spaces in the Broadway Theatre.

Christmas quiz

Monday, December 26, 2016

Remember those pantomimes you’ve been to as a child or taken your own children to?

You know it’s Christmas when you turn on the TV to see James Stewart running through the snow or see a cartoon snowman flying through the air.

If you’re in the mood for a traditional Christmas Eve exploring the true meaning of Christmas there are plenty of church services to choose from.

Music

Friday, July 21, 2017

Boogie rockers Status Quo have had more than 60 hits and become legends in the music industry. Now a tribute band are bringing the magic to Hornchurch.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

A fast-moving roller coaster of a journey through some of the greatest songs of the 50s, 60s and 70s is coming to Barking.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

A covers band is planning to take the stage by storm in Dagenham.

Friday, March 10, 2017

The greatest hits from pop-rock duo Chas and Dave will get everyone up dancing in Dagenham.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Re-live the moments that made Frank Sinatra one of the most popular artist’s in the 20th century.

Theatre

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Youngsters will be showing off their talents on stage in Barking.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A selfie-stick might not sound very inspiring, but for a group of drama students it helped them fill a theatre.

Friday, March 10, 2017

A brand-new stage adaptation of the world famous Frankenstein is coming to Barking.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, is the UK premiere of this hit US musical.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

They may not rule the world, but a Take That tribute band is looking to conquer the bingo hall.

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