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13-14/04/2019 – DAVID MOSSMAN JAZZ (ORCHESTRA!) FESTIVAL

First edition of the David Mossman Jazz (Orchestra!) Festival. Full festival passes available for £30/ £20 members /£15 concessions – can be purchased here: https://bit.ly/2T97xfA Saturday 13 April 20.30 Calum Gourlay Big Band (£15) Sunday 14 April 13.00 James Brady Big Band (£15) 14.30 Alcyona Mick and Tori Freestone Duo – downstairs (suggested donation £5) 16.00 Josephine Davies Big Band …

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07/04/2019 SENEGALESE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

UK Teranga and Little Baobab invite you to join us for a family friendly day to celebrate Senegalese Independence Day! 12.30pm – 1.30pm: Storytelling and song in Wolof and English with Ridial Chakur Life is a story and this one will not let you down! Come and sit with Ridial Chakur as he takes you on a once in a …

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28/08/2018 THE ELEPHANT LEAVES THE ROOM

Arcola Participation presents The Elephant Leaves The Room: an immersive verbatim performance about life and mental health. Wander through bathrooms and tube carriages; over picnic blankets and into crowded bars to hear stories seldom spoken but widely acknowledged. Saturday 1st September 2pm – 4pm Gillett Square, Dalston Admission is free and unticketed – simply drop in at any time during …

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19/08/2018 SKATEPAL SUMMER JAM

Sunday 19th August, 11am – 7pm Join us for the annual SkatePal Summer Jam in association with local legends Kaffa Coffee. This year we’re celebrating SkatePal’s five year anniversary and we’ve teamed up with The Ramp Supply to bring a load of new obstacles down to the square! – Delicious Palestinian / Vegan pop-up food from our friends at What …

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4/08/2018 HACKNEY PIRATES 4 CORNERS OF THE WORLD

The Hackney Pirates are excited to invite you to an upcoming collaboration between the Young Pirates and Architect and Art students from Store. The Young Pirates have been busy writing stories of myths and legends, set in four different worlds. Their stories will be brought to life by design structures created by the Store students, visitors to the event will …

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3-4/08/2018 GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – TRADING ROOTS AND OPEN WORKSHOP

Friday August 3rd GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – TRADING ROOTS Candomblé expert Ricardo Axé (singer/dancer/drummer), South African trumpeter Claude Deppa and Latin percussionist Carlo Fuentes, the last in a series of monthly Friday night performances with outstanding improvising musicians from around the world. Saturday August 4th GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – OPEN WORKSHOP Practical hands-on workshop exploring the musical and religious tradition …

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29/07/2018 OPEN SOUND STEAM DOWN TAKEOVER

Open Source presents OPEN SOUND, a series of free live events exploring music subcultures and taking place on Gillett Square this summer. LINE-UP: SUNDAY 29 JULY 2PM-8PM STEAM DOWN TAKEOVER WONKY LOGIC + SAWA MANGA + PROJECT KARNAK FEAT. AHNANSE + DJS NADEEM (STEAM DOWN) & ALEX RITA (TOUCHING BASS) Steam Down is an artist collective, weekly event and music …

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22/07/2018 HAILE SELASSIE EARTHSTRONG

OPEN SOUND presents Gillett Square Haile Selassie Earthstrong 2018, a Ras Amaris & Friends takeover. SUNDAY 22 JULY 12PM – 9PM Gillett Square Ras Amaris and Friends will present live performances, DJs, African drumming, exhibitions of cultural clothing, jewelry art and natural food and drinks. Join us to celebrate Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie, a defender of multiculturalism, human rights, equality …

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14/07/2018 OPEN SOUND II

OPEN SOUND SATURDAY 14TH JULY 2018 Carla dal Forno Coby Sey Cherrystones Lord Tusk Open Source presents OPEN SOUND, a series of free live events exploring music subcultures and taking place on Gillett Square this summer. LINE-UP: SATURDAY 14 JULY 2PM-8PM COBY SEY + CARLA DAL FORNO (DJ) + CHERRYSTONES (DJ) + LORD TUSK (DJ) LORD TUSK Lord Tusk is …

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07/07/2018 GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – TRADING ROOTS WORKSHOP

SATURDAY 7 JULY 11AM VORTEX JAZZ CLUB EAST LONDON’S GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA BLAZE A TRAIL FOR THE NEXT GENERATION THROUGH A SERIES OF SPRING AND SUMMER CONCERTS, WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS. Grand Union is a unique, multicultural, intergenerational orchestra that also champions the virtues of education and social cohesion besides musical excellence. Following Friday night’s gig, bring along an instrument and …

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