Posts made in February, 2018

Damien Jurado, Thursday 15 March, 7.30pm: An Acoustic Journey Through Maraqopa

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on Damien Jurado, Thursday 15 March, 7.30pm: An Acoustic Journey Through Maraqopa

Damien Jurado, Thursday 15 March, 7.30pm: An Acoustic Journey Through Maraqopa

Introspective American folk music from a Seattle based artist with influences such as Randy Newman, Neil Young, Lou Reed and Sonic Youth. Currently, Jurado releases music on the Secretly Canadian label, touring and writing music in between teaching kindergarten. An interesting facet of his music is his tendency towards experimentation, often using found sound and field recordings in his work. Providing the ideal entry point for neophytes and an intoxicating aural high for the faithful, Damien Jurado’s latest opus extends the hot streak ignited by 2012’s Maraqopa and its 2014...

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International Women’s Day Concert: COVEN, Thursday 8 March, 7.30pm – O’Hooley & Tidow, Lady Maisery and Grace Petrie

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on International Women’s Day Concert: COVEN, Thursday 8 March, 7.30pm – O’Hooley & Tidow, Lady Maisery and Grace Petrie

International Women’s Day Concert: COVEN, Thursday 8 March, 7.30pm – O’Hooley & Tidow, Lady Maisery and Grace Petrie

Coven are a collective of three of the British folk scene’s finest, most formidable and forthright female acts, taking to the stage to celebrate International Women’s Day in a week of unforgettable concerts. The exquisitely harmonic songwriting duo and BBC 6 Music favourites O’Hooley & Tidow will be joined by the enchanting BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Finalists Lady Maisery and the irrepressible Leicester songwriter, activist and performer Grace Petrie. Debuting their new EP, experience these thought provoking, heartfelt, entertaining and enthralling women performing individually and...

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Bethnal Green Tube Disaster Annual Memorial Service, Sunday 4 March, 2pm

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off on Bethnal Green Tube Disaster Annual Memorial Service, Sunday 4 March, 2pm

Bethnal Green Tube Disaster Annual Memorial Service, Sunday 4 March, 2pm

Remembering the 173 people who lost their lives on the steps of the underground station on 3 March, 1943. This year giving thanks for the completion of the memorial that bears their names and brings them out of the darkness of a very long attempt at covering up what take place. Here’s a piece from the Guardian of 16 December 2017 by our local MP, Rushanara Ali: On Sunday morning, adjacent to Bethnal Green tube station in east London, a memorial marking the deadliest civilian incident in Britain during the second world war will be unveiled. On the night of 3 March 1943, local people were...

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Belfry Exhibition: Mundane Mantra, 1-9 March 2018

Posted by on Feb 15, 2018 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off on Belfry Exhibition: Mundane Mantra, 1-9 March 2018

Belfry Exhibition: Mundane Mantra, 1-9 March 2018

An interactive installation holding the mundane to reverence through faith-related sound. Opening Event: Thursday 1 March, 6 – 9pm Continuing on 2, 8, 9 March 6 – 8pm Artists: Ellen Davies, Thibaut Evrard, Eunmi Kim, Annabelle Randel, Olivia Sullivan, Hua Zhang Curated by Ronnie Deelen The ringing room becomes an interactive installation, providing the unique opportunity for its visitors to generate personal mantras to the everyday. It offers a space to stand still and reframe banal, worldly themes as celestial and of greater importance. Using the repetitive nature of the mantra...

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