Posts made in October, 2012

‘The Darkness’ – Opening Night 1 November, 6pm – 9pm

Posted by on Oct 25, 2012 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off on ‘The Darkness’ – Opening Night 1 November, 6pm – 9pm

‘The Darkness’ – Opening Night    1 November, 6pm – 9pm

A show about the relationships between light and darkness, mechanisms, cameras and lenses. Exhibition open 1 November to 30 November Thursdays and Fridays: 6pm to 8pm Saturdays: 12noon to 5pm    We are pleased to welcome Pedro Pires to the Belfry at St John on Bethnal Green. Pedro is a Portuguese artist based in London who has taken inspiration for his solo exhibition from the following text by Gonçalo M. Tavares: “If there was an electricity to make the dark appear, just as there is an electricity to make light appear, the number of possibilities would double, but it would also...

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Trace your Steps – Big Draw 2012, Saturday 20 October, 12 – 4pm

Posted by on Oct 17, 2012 in Arts and Events | Comments Off on Trace your Steps – Big Draw 2012, Saturday 20 October, 12 – 4pm

Trace your Steps – Big Draw 2012, Saturday 20 October, 12 – 4pm

Join us for an afternoon of creative fun as part of the Big Draw 2012.        Artist Eleanor Wemyss will help you explore the church in a new way using a range of different and unusual materials. ‘Lines’ will be at the heart of the experience with plenty of space to express yourself. At the end of the afternoon the results of your efforts will be displayed in a large puzzle and mobile displays! The workshop is free and suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Black History Month – ‘Trading Voices’, Saturday 13 October, 7pm

Posted by on Oct 7, 2012 in Arts and Events, Live Performance, Music | Comments Off on Black History Month – ‘Trading Voices’, Saturday 13 October, 7pm

Black History Month – ‘Trading Voices’, Saturday 13 October, 7pm

A musical celebration of Black History Month Musicians from London’s pioneering world and jazz ensemble, the Grand Union Orchestra, and an East London choir that moves the heart and lifts the soul, the Sanctuary Voices, are joined by music makers and singers from all ages and cultures in this joyful musical celebration of the true spirit of  Black History Month.   The concert is free – book your place on: http://tradingvoices.eventbrite.co.uk  ‘Trading Voices’ is supported by Tower Hamlets Arts and...

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First Rose, Artist Group Show, 4 – 28 October

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off on First Rose, Artist Group Show, 4 – 28 October

First Rose, Artist Group Show, 4 – 28 October

Opening Night, 4 October, 6pm-9pm, Free Entry Thursdays to Sundays 12pm-6pm, Free Entry Paper Dollhouse Show, 12 October, 8pm   We are excited to invite you to First Rose, a temporary exhibition of work by artists Amy Hurst, Astrud Steehouder, Jessamine Tierney and Nina Bosnic that will occupy the belfry and vestibule space at St John’s throughout October 2012. The show explores cycles of decay, renewal and transformation, the traces left behind and the new forms that emerge. The work has been specifically created and curated by the artists to be shown within the stone walls of...

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