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Redbridge Council said it will bring forward leisure and cultural plans for the Kenneth More Theatre (KMT) site after the current managers found it difficult to run it as a “viable business”.

Residents and groups have reacted with outrage following the news that the Kenneth More Theatre (KMT) Company will not schedule any more performances at the beloved community venue after July.

In a “major blow” for the community, performances at the Kenneth More Theatre will cease and no more events will be programmed at the venue after July this year.

The Feel Good Show, a fabulous concert starring ITV Superstar finalist Roger Wright, is returning to the Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford on Friday, March 8.

A one-off show showcasing African and western musicians will be coming to Wanstead Flats next month.

The story of a woman’s incredible journey transitioning from a man to a woman in the 80s is the focus of a heartwarming play written by two sisters from east London, this LGBT History Month.

Beat the January blues by grabbing a giggle or two at a pantomime in Barkingside.

The tale of an orphan and drapers assistant propelled into high society after unexpectedly inheriting a fortune is coming to Ilford.

A comedy tour featuring a diverse group of women is heading to a Hornchurch theatre this January.

If you don’t believe in ghosts you certainly will after coming to see the show - is the promise of the producer of The Ghost of Chesterton House that is coming to Barkingside at the end of January.

A video capturing a hail of fireworks careering chaotically across Ilford Lane – as New Year’s revellers run for cover – has gone viral.

Journey to “a whole new world” this Christmas, without leaving the comfort of your theatre chair.

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

Music

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

A one-off show showcasing African and western musicians will be coming to Wanstead Flats next month.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

A video capturing a hail of fireworks careering chaotically across Ilford Lane – as New Year’s revellers run for cover – has gone viral.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

A music event in Wanstead could be the biggest urban music gathering in London after organisers submitted revised plans for a six-day festival with a 50,000 audience capacity.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The Woodford Festival starts at the weekend with more than 100 live performances of art, music, theatre and poetry.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The people behind Love Box are hoping to hold a six-day music festival on Wanstead Flats in summer 2019 with acts such as Jess Glynne, Biffy Clyro, George Ezra and the Stereophonics.

Monday, June 18, 2018

The BBC Concert Orchestra is coming to Ilford to perform a family-friendly show.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

An Ilford singer who has supported acts including Ed Sheeran and Bastille will be launching her first album on Friday.

Theatre

Wed, 13:00

Redbridge Council said it will bring forward leisure and cultural plans for the Kenneth More Theatre (KMT) site after the current managers found it difficult to run it as a “viable business”.

Tue, 14:00

Residents and groups have reacted with outrage following the news that the Kenneth More Theatre (KMT) Company will not schedule any more performances at the beloved community venue after July.

Tue, 11:27

In a “major blow” for the community, performances at the Kenneth More Theatre will cease and no more events will be programmed at the venue after July this year.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The Feel Good Show, a fabulous concert starring ITV Superstar finalist Roger Wright, is returning to the Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford on Friday, March 8.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The story of a woman’s incredible journey transitioning from a man to a woman in the 80s is the focus of a heartwarming play written by two sisters from east London, this LGBT History Month.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Beat the January blues by grabbing a giggle or two at a pantomime in Barkingside.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Journey to “a whole new world” this Christmas, without leaving the comfort of your theatre chair.

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