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Friday, February 24, 2017

A British rapper will run a series of school music workshops as a way of showing gratitude for the help he received from mentors.

There’s lots of great theatre, sporting events and concerts coming up across east London in 2017. Check out our top picks below.

With vocal chords well rested over summer, a 100-strong choir is set to rock it out with popular feel good songs.

A popular community festival will prolong summer celebrations with a day of family activities, performances and live music.

If you’ve ever wanted to go to the Edinburgh Fringe, but don’t fancy the long journey up to Scotland, then head to the borough’s very own fringe this weekend.

Many of us dream about living in a friendly, cultural hub, with brightly coloured artwork in windows and perhaps even workshops so we can all discover our inner artist.

As the sun began to set on the weekend at Hainault Forest Country Park the words “jah Rastafari” carried on ringing through the air.

Tucked away from public view, the Ilford Rafa Club is one of Redbridge’s hidden gems where friends meet for a drink to the gentle sounds of jazz music. 
Chloe Farand visited and took a trip back in time

The founder of one of the world’s biggest reggae festivals has said he’s excited to return to Redbridge, which is the event’s “spiritual home”.

Tucked away from public view, the Ilford Rafa Club is one of Redbridge’s hidden gems where friends meet for a drink to the gentle sounds of jazz music.

A musical director swapping Broadway for Ilford is feeling excited about bringing a comedy with a “black sense of humour” to the borough.

A veteran Qawwali singer is set to perform his greatest hits at a “magical” arena show.

For the second year running an exciting street festival will take over Ilford town centre with live music, dance and art.

A talented musical quartet will play their first ever gig in memory of a girl who tragically died of cancer aged just 15.

A choir is set to mark the Queen’s birthday with a concert paying homage to the music spanning her lifetime.

He’s the most successful male solo artist of all time, so nothing but the best will please fans of the one and only Frank Sinatra.

A popular dance troupe has brought its impressive moves over to the borough to teach children and adults routines made famous in the Indian film industry.

In only 18 years Alexandra Whittingham has already accomplished what many guitar players might hope to achieve in an entire lifetime.

Two of pop music’s best-loved talents will be celebrated on the stage over the next week, with renditions of their famous songs sure to thrill audiences.

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