Since its foundation in 2000, Arcola has championed new writing and forgotten classics. Now based in a converted paint factory, it showcases plays, operas and musicals.
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Musvism: The 'Black Power' Soundtrack (Antiuniversity Now Event)
Activism comes in many forms, for centuries Pan Africanists across the world have had the assistance of artist-activists to help provide the musical backdrop for resistance to enslavement, colonialism, racism and today's globalisation. From blues to jazz, reggae to Afrobeat, many artists have used their gifts to offer…
Sat 10 Jun
Free / 020 7503 1646
Alexandra Badea's captivating drama is a powerful and disturbing portrait of globalisation and its far-reaching effects on our lives.
Freddie 'Fortune' Sorensen, one of the creators of Rebel Bingo presents a lecture series that is as intense, emotional and exciting as his revolutionary bingo creation. Lecture one is How to Give Badass Lectures, for anyone looking to up their public speaking game, or overcome the fear of talking in front of people, or…
King Edward is on the throne, and England is at peace. But don't worry - it won't be that way for long. Gripping and outrageous, Shakespeare's Richard III is the tale of a ruthless, power-crazed misogynist who lies and cheats his way to the highest seat in the land. Following his celebrated performances as Macbeth, Julius…
Wed 24 May
These Trees Are Made Of Blood
"And for our next act … The Magical Military Junta … Will make 30,000 people disappear before your very eyes." 1970s Argentina. A violent, right-wing dictatorship. Thousands of citizens, seized by the authorities, have "disappeared". Inside the country's most disreputable club, a mother is about to risk everything to find…
Deep in the heart of Dalston, hot jazz, live music, swing dancing and booze flows all night! Come down and party as we keep the spirit of jazz alive and swinging with London's best musicians every week. Hang out by the floor and watch dancers lindy hop, shag, balboa and charleston or grab a friend and try your best swing…