Wilton's Music Hall

Wilton's Music Hall
1 Graces Alley, off Ensign Street, London, E1 8JB
  • Telephone 020 7702 2789
  • Box office times Mon–Fri 5pm–11pm
  • Email
  • Website www.wiltons.org.uk

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Wilton's Music Hall

Wilton's Music Hall is a notable venue in the east of London and re-opened in early 2016 after a major re-furbishment. Alongside continuing its proud music hall tradition, the venue offers a programme of opera, theatre, circus, dance and circus.

Wilton's opened in 1853, and in a turbulent history has suffered fires and many threats of demolition which have been averted, on one occaison with the support of the poet John Betjeman. Spike Milligan was a long term fan.

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There are 21 events at this location

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Alma Mahler: Art Sung

Elizabeth Mucha presents the passionate and stormy life of the Austrian composer using art, literature and song.

Tue 28 Feb

£10–£17.50 / 020 7702 2789

Charlie Bicknell: No Angel Uncensored

Charlie Bicknell returns to the Park with a brand new and comically dark show, Night of The Goldfish' with special guest Sebastian Michael.

Fri 3 Mar

Sat 4 Mar

City Of London Sinfonia: Closer: The Devil's Violin & Burns Night Ceilidh

Violinist Alexandra Wood and folk fiddler Henry Webster lead the orchestra through Vivaldi's La Folia, Copland's Hoe-Down from Rodeo, Charlie Daniels Band's The Devil Went Down To Georgia, Locatelli's Devil's Trill and Piazzolla's Suite Del Diablo followed by a Burns Night revel led by Licence To Ceilidh.

DeNada Dance Theatre: Ham And Passion

A gender-bending evening of seductive and provocative dance, choreographed by Carlos Pons Guerra.

Tue 21 Feb

Wed 22 Feb

The Depraved Appetite Of Tarrare The Freak

A monstrous chamber opera for puppets.

Mon 30 Jan

Tue 31 Jan

Wed 1 Feb

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Frankenstein

Eleanor Rhode directs Tristan Bernays adaptation of Mary Shelley's masterpiece.

Tue 7 Mar

£10–£20 / 020 7702 2789

Wed 8 Mar

£10–£20 / 020 7702 2789

Thu 9 Mar

£10–£20 / 020 7702 2789

…and 7 more dates until 18 Mar

Ivy Davies: Play Ground

The performance poet weaves spoken word and song together in this solo show as she attempts to turn her upside-down life around.

Wed 29 Mar

£6–£7.50 / 020 7702 2789

Thu 30 Mar

£6–£7.50 / 020 7702 2789

Fri 31 Mar

£6–£7.50 / 020 7702 2789

Langston Hughes: Dreams Deferred

Electric and progressive dance company East London Dance and brass and wood wind ensemble Kinetika Bloco explore the life of the American poet and social activist using music, dance and poetry.

Wed 1 Mar

£8–£15 / 020 7702 2789

Lord Of Thrones

Tolkien meets George RR Martin in this hilarious improvised comedy soap opera in 25 episodes, running continuously and overnight across an entire weekend.

Sat 21 Jan

£7–£10; £50–£65 50-hour pass / 020 7702 2789

Sun 22 Jan

£7–£10; £50–£65 50-hour pass / 020 7702 2789

Morgan & West: A (sort of) Christmas Carol Magic Show!

Magic show for ages 5+ based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The show stars time travelling magicians Morgan & West, who have to play all the parts themselves.

Thu 26 Jan

Fri 27 Jan

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OneTrackMinds

Six guests share stories about a song that changed their lives.

Thu 23 Feb

£6–£12 / 020 7702 2789

Fri 24 Feb

£6–£12 / 020 7702 2789

Ruby And The Dukes

London based vintage band covering classic rock'n'roll, blues, retro swing and rockabilly songs from the 1940s and 1950s.

Mon 30 Jan

Free / 020 7702 2789

The Sailortown Sea Shanty Festival

The Trad Academy curates this community-led festival of music, art and history, featuring many of the finest international performers of maritime music.

Sat 25 Feb

£10–£16 / 020 7702 2789

Sun 26 Feb

£10–£16 / 020 7702 2789

Shirt Tail Stompers

New Orleans and classic jazz by the London-based group.

Mon 27 Mar

Free / 020 7702 2789

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Steve Pretty & Friends

An intimate, stripped-back set by the leader of the modern brass nine-piece, the Hackney Colliery Band.

Mon 23 Jan

Free / 020 7702 2789

Tom Figgins

The singer-songwriter plays an earthy blend of folk and indie.

Mon 13 Mar

Free / 020 7702 2789

Tom Poster & Friends: Cole Porter Songbook

The performers' own arrangements, a mixture of solos, duets and trios, draw on an eclectic range of styles and explore Porter's songs from a multitude of angles, while always staying true to the heart and soul of these timeless melodies.

Thu 9 Feb

Thu 2 Feb

£10–£20 / 020 7702 2789

Opening with a solo piece and growing via duo and trio, the concert culminates in Messiaen's powerfully transcendent, iconic masterpiece, Quartet For The End Of Time, written and premiered in a German prisoner-of-war camp in 1941 and containing some of the most ecstatic music ever written.

Thu 16 Feb

£10–£20 / 020 7702 2789

The pianist performs Schubert's Four Impromptus, Schumann's Waldszenen (Forest Scenes), Ravel's Ondine from Gaspard De La Nuit, Gershwin Songs (transcribed by Earl Wild, Michael Finnissy and Tom Poster) and Chopin's Ballades Nos 3 and 4.

Undermined

Danny Mellor's one-man show about the miners' strike, as seen through the eyes of a young miner named Dale, who shares his story with a pint in hand.

Tue 21 Mar

£8–£20 / 020 7702 2789

Wed 22 Mar

£8–£20 / 020 7702 2789

Thu 23 Mar

£8–£20 / 020 7702 2789

…and 2 more dates until 25 Mar

William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play

A comedy show celebrating the Bard.

Tue 28 Mar

Wed 29 Mar

Thu 30 Mar

…and 2 more dates until 1 Apr

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