Why do a work-in-progress?

For artists, the opportunity to test new work whilst it’s still in development is invaluable. It gives them space to explore and enables them to take risks, try out different ideas and get feedback from audiences which will shape the development of their work. As the audience, it gives you a chance to see the…

King Arthur Reimagined

“It’s going to be a night of magic, earthy music, funky rhythms and wonderful improvising” – Peter Wiegold, Director of Club Inégales We caught up with Peter Wiegold, Director of Club Inégales, to find out about the creative process and what you can expect to hear at Wilton’s Hall on 14–15 June as part of our Summer…

Happy Birthday to us!

This year we’re celebrating our 40th birthday! We’ve put together a playlist of music that’s been performed in our festivals over the years: have a listen below! As they say, life begins at 40, so we’re walking 20km around Tower Hamlets, the borough we have dedicated our life to. We’re going armed with our office dog, an umbrella…

This line-up is on fire!

As part of our recently revealed Summer Festival 2016 programme, we’re welcoming back New London Chamber Choir to the beautiful Shoreditch Church in June. Premiering a flaming cantata, the choir will be charting the progress of the Great Fire of London on its 350th anniversary. Fire has long been a source of inspiration for artists, so to…

LivingArts: Update 2

LivingArts is a new project which re-imagines care homes as arts centres, through an eight-week residence in Aspen Court Care Home working with musicians. Each week we will be hearing from someone working on the project. This week, Clare Whistler tells us more about her thoughts and experiences… Wednesday February 11, light of sunrise and floods glint as…