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High rise The iconic One Canada Square features in Occupy London Tours. details below Out & about guide What’s on where this week Exhibitions Antony Cairns The East End artist returns to his roots for the latest in his LDN series featuring a range of photos taken across the capital. Weds-Suns, Nov 27 until Dec 20. 11am-7pm. Roman Road Gallery, 69 Roman Road, E2. www.romanroad.com Laura Pawela: Fake Films And A Few Frames More Major video works by the artist, including the video installation Songs of Insatiability (2011) and Past Present Continuous (2010). Fri, Nov 21 until Sun, Nov 23. Free. IMT Gallery. Unit 2, 210 Cambridge Heath Road, E2. www.imagemusictext.com Toy Stories Childhood toys across the globe are marked in Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti’s latest exhibiton. The collection portrays Kids Kids' Creative Dance Classes Mini-movers, 2-3yrs; leaps and strides I, 4-5yrs; leaps and strides II, 5-6yrs; dash, 7-11yrs. Sat mornings. £44-49.50 per term or £4.50/£5 per term, plus concessions. Chisenhale Dance Space, 64-84 Chisenhale Road, E3 8981 6617 chisenhaledancespace.co.uk Pollyanna Training Theatre Drama and musical theatre for the stories of 21 young people from a range of backgrounds. Until Dec 14. Free. V & A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, E2. www.museumofchildhood.org.uk Music Jack White Former White Stripes frontman and blues hero plays tracks from his new album Lazaretto. Wed, Nov 19. 7pm. £31-£36. The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10. www.theo2.co.uk The Specials Ska-pop band, who formed in Coventry in 1977, play the Troxy this week. The band, who are best known for their 1981 hit Ghost Town, play the Stepney venue following three sold-out gigs in Camden. Fri, Nov 21. The Troxy, 490 Commercial Rd, E1. 7790 9000 ages 4-16 in Wapping, E1. 7481 1911 Rhyme time Thurs, 2-3 pm. Watney Market Library, 30-32 Watney Market, E1. 7790 4039 Young & talented? Performing arts group for 6-to 16-year olds. Sats, 10.30am- 1.30pm, term-time. Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, E2. 8556 5348 More than 400,000 visitors every year The V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green houses the Victoria and Albert Museum’s collection of childhood-related objects and artefacts, spanning the 1600s to the present day. Theatre Drunken Nights A night of live performances based around pub culture. Wed, Nov 19. 8pm. Free. Parent & child Dance play Dance and movement, songs and rhymes for parents/carers and their children aged 1-5 years. Weds, 10.30-11.30am, term-time only. Cost £2 per child (in advance) or £3.50 drop-in rate, discounts available. Language of Dance Trust, Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, E2. 7749 1131 info@lodc.org George Tavern, 373 Commercial Rd, E1. www.thegeorgetavern.co.uk Stink Foot An adaptation of Ancient Greek playwright Sophocles’ play Yoga for pregnancy and mums and babies Pregnancy class suitable from 14 weeks. Mums and babies classes suitable from six weeks until baby is crawling. 07958 645978 www.clareday-yoga.co.uk Toyhouse library Mons, 1.30-3.30pm, Halley Primary School, Halley Street, E14. Tues, 2-3.30pm, Cayley School, Aston Street, E14. Weds, 9.20-10.45am, Harry Roberts www.museumofchildhood.org.uk Philoctetes in Hackney Wick. Tue, Nov 18 until Dec 13. 8pm. £12.50/£10. The Yard, Unit 2A, Queens Yard, White Post Lane, E9. Theyardtheatre.co.uk Nursery, Harford Street, E1. 1-2pm, TH Opportunity Playgroup, 583 Commercial Road, E1. 9-11am, Old Church Nursery, Walter Terrace, E1. 9-11am, Alice Model Nursery School, 14 Beaumont Grove, E1. Social 3 Bees Café Healthy vegetarian and fish dish for just £3, takeaways available. Tuesdays, 4-8pm. Kingsley Hall Community Occupy London Tours Recent films like The Wolf of Wall Street have shown the glitz and glamour of the world of finance. Now an alternative tour company is offering a different view by narrating the financial crisis of 2007/8 through visiting banks, rating agencies and accountancy firms around Canada Square. Occupy London Tours’ website insists that, while it offers a critique of the status quo, it is non-politically affiliated. Its next free tour starts from Canary Wharf at 7pm on Wednesday, November 19 and lasts around an hour and a half. http://occupytours.org/ Centre, Powis Road, E3. 07501 468 193 Birchfield OAPs club Mon-Fri, 7-9.30pm; Weds, 1- 4pm. 50 Saltwell Street, E14. Globe Town bingo club Pensioners group with bingo and social activities. Thursdays, doors open 12pm. Bingo 2-4pm. Globe Town Community Centre, Bullards Place, E2. 07939 965141 6 week course starts Reading Support January 2015 Contact: R S Khan Email: rsk@rskreading.co.uk Tel: 07518 315 795 Experienced & Award Winning Reading Support Tutor Providing mulple pathways for individuals with learning differences, difficules and disabilies; working to improve literacy through reading, wring and speaking. We work with ESOL students as well as adults and children looking to improve their reading comprehension. 20 NEWS FROM TOWER HAMLETS COUNCIL AND YOUR COMMUNITY 17 – 23 NOVEMBER 2014


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