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Saturday, January 21, 2017

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.

Kick off your four-day weekend with a night of festive hits and fun at the Dagenham Roundhouse.

Distinguished TV producers, authors and historians will be among the special guests giving readings at a carol service on Sunday.

A gallery owner is hoping her exhibition about faith and diversity will send a message to its visitors.

A live jazz club will launch at The Boathouse on Friday.

Barking town centre was transformed into a winter wonderland with an ‘elfy number of festive jumpers – and a little help from a singing sensation.

Mod band Missing Andy are looking forward to playing a smaller scale show as they get ready for their Dagenham Roundhouse gig.

A short film exploring friendship, loyalty, sexting and stealing will make its debut on the big screen on Thursday.

The borough’s first winter light festival attracted 2,500 visitors.

Bright lights and Christmas cheer are coming to town.

Generations of clubbers can relive their party days by heading to a reunion night for one of east London’s most popular clubs.

The dark winter nights are about to get a whole lot brighter thanks to a unique festival of light art - and you can see a sneak preview here.

Know your two fat ladies from your legs eleven?

Fancy booing some baddies and cheering on the good guys? Then get down to the Ripple Centre this week to watch pantomime Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.

Actor James Nesbitt avoided getting cold feet by wrapping up in a big jacket between takes while filming in Barking Town Square.

One of Britain’s most loved melodic rock acts, Martin Turner, is bringing an evening of hit music to the borough’s iconic music venue.

Unseen life on the streets of the capital has been captured in a new exhibition.

The longest established The Who tribute act will be playing all the group’s hits on Saturday night.

Wish it could be Christmas everyday? Then get into the festive spirit on Sunday with an afternoon of nostalgia.

Love house and garage music but tired of travelling miles to get your fix?

Contemporary gospel rapper Guvna B bagged his second MOBO award last night.

Pantomime season is fast approaching so it’s a good idea to book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

The medium who foresaw One Direction’s success could tell you what the future holds on Saturday night.

Music

Friday, January 13, 2017

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

Friday, January 6, 2017

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

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Kick off your four-day weekend with a night of festive hits and fun at the Dagenham Roundhouse.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Mod band Missing Andy are looking forward to playing a smaller scale show as they get ready for their Dagenham Roundhouse gig.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Generations of clubbers can relive their party days by heading to a reunion night for one of east London’s most popular clubs.

Theatre

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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

Monday, December 26, 2016

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

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Fancy booing some baddies and cheering on the good guys? Then get down to the Ripple Centre this week to watch pantomime Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Pantomime season is fast approaching so it’s a good idea to book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Schoolchildren from Barking and Dagenham will perform at a free open day at the Barbican.

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