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Panto is back with a socially distanced performance of The Princess and the Pea promising “escapism, fun and creativity”.

The investment company which owns the studios where The Sopranos, Sex and the City and 30 Rock were recorded today signed a deal to build London’s largest Hollywood-style TV and film production centre.

Students used their art skills to share the love during a national colleges week.

A festival inspired by ideas from the community is proving how powerful an influence the arts has on mental health.

A mum from Dagenham has published a book aimed at encouraging new parents to seek adventures with their children.

A month-long festival is being staged with outdoor dance, origami sculptures and online radio plays.

An artist is calling for people to share their experiences of building bridges for an outdoor art project.

Designs to turn a community centre built in the 1970s into a hub for culture include a glitter ball and theatre made of straw.

Londoners ate more than eight million meals last month as part of the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme, the Treasury has said as it worked out the number by parliamentary constituency.

An author has published the sequel to a novel celebrating the people and history of Dagenham.

An author is celebrating after seeing her first novel published.

An events organiser and arts studio have teamed up so people can still tune in and drop out after the plug was pulled on festivals across the country this summer.

Birthdays are often a time to reflect; both on years passed, and all those still to come.

Jenkinson Denzel Southern is not interested in being a trailblazer.

The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Everyone’s favourite magic yellow bear is bring his spectacular show to Barking.

The Samuel twins are everything you would expect from eight-year-old girls. They’re energetic, enthusiastic and endearing. They’re also child stars, having worked in the industry since the age of four. They already boast an impressive portfolio of work.

A colourful canopy of shapes and messages has been unveiled above an alleyway as part of a bid to put smiles on people’s faces.

A budding choreographer is hoping to “bring the community” for the fifth year of an annual dance show.

A Dagenham actor has just secured the lead role in Warped Sacrifice, which opens at Battersea’s Turbine Theatre next month.

Studio 3 Art’s spoken word and open mic music night is back in Barking for 2020 showcasing more talent.

If Disney has taught us anything over the decades it’s to dream big and be inspired – and Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! does exactly that.

TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh has described it as “a little Shangri La in Dagenham”.

Panto is a unique British tradition and not something we have in America where this reporter is from.

Relive the magic of Frozen and timeless Disney classics this Christmas and New Year as Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! comes to the O2 London.

With a heartwarming message about the importance of friendship and teamwork, Queen’s Theatre’s Robin Hood panto is full of Christmas cheer.

Reporter Luke Acton reviews Jack and the Beanstalk at the Broadway, Barking

Dancing Queens and Super Troupers alike can, from today, Take a Chance on an immersive exhibition at London’s O2 paying tribute to the world’s most famous Swedish supergroup.

In the first of our east London panto reviews, we sent reporter Andrew Brookes to Theatre Royal Stratford East to experience a traditional Christmas show for the first time.

Music

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

A festival inspired by ideas from the community is proving how powerful an influence the arts has on mental health.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

A month-long festival is being staged with outdoor dance, origami sculptures and online radio plays.

Friday, August 7, 2020

An events organiser and arts studio have teamed up so people can still tune in and drop out after the plug was pulled on festivals across the country this summer.

Theatre

Yesterday, 17:00

Panto is back with a socially distanced performance of The Princess and the Pea promising “escapism, fun and creativity”.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

An artist is calling for people to share their experiences of building bridges for an outdoor art project.

Monday, September 7, 2020

Designs to turn a community centre built in the 1970s into a hub for culture include a glitter ball and theatre made of straw.

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