An unsigned solo musician has beaten almost 1,000 acts to make it through to the final of a national competition.
Meet authors, discover new genres and celebrate the joy of reading at the borough's own literary festival.
Dagenham is set to host an independent house music record label's first ever festival.
A new festival is set to bring house music to Dagenham this summer.
A Bucks Fizz spin off is swapping the land of make believe for Barking to headline the One Borough Festival.
Barking's very own "pre-Edinburgh" fringe performance festival is giving artists and theatre companies opportunities to showcase new, existing and 'in development' work.
The full line up for the Barking Folk Festival has been announced with under two months to go until the annual bash.
A music producer and artist who works in Harold Hill has launched his first single, and is being featured alongside artists including Nick Cave, Example and the Kooks.
To celebrate the launch of Connected Communities, Crowdfunder has teamed up with Trust For London to award £5,000 to five projects making a difference in Barking & Dagenham.
It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?
The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime
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