Shortt and Sweett! Cellist – Comedienne – Singer-Songwriter Saturday 7th July 9pm Appearing for one night in the Abney Park Chapel Kate Shortt, trained cellist/pianist/singer songwriter and musical anarchist combines all into her offbeat one woman show. With her observational humour combined with ‘sit down’ comedy of impressions, sketches and original songs, Kate invites her … More Shortt and Sweett! Saturday 7th July 9pm Abney Park Chapel
Amongst the shows over the next seven days, we’re delighted to welcome one of the all-time great jazz pianists, Burton Greene, for a very special two-day residency. First gaining prominence on the New York scene in the 60s through his work with Cecil Taylor, Bill Dixon and Alan Silva, Greene has gone on to perform with a … More at Cafe OTO
Summer is in the air…fluttering butterflies…buzzing bees…but alas, a few litterbugs! Our regular litterpicking sessions allow you to put something back into the Park while taking a little out! And you get to meet other folk as mad about Abney as you are at the same time. We’ll provide you with everything you need (bags, … More Litterpicking at Abney Park Saturday 9th June at 10am
Presented by Chorus of Dissent & the Elastic band as part of Stoke Newington Literary Festival Saturday 2 June 2018, 5.30pm St Matthias Church A lovely eclectic programme of music written by, for and about women, from Lili Boulanger to Vivaldi, via Winehouse and Sanabras. The concert features the world premiere of Miss Haslam’s Views on … More Stokey Litfest – Notes for Women
It’s part of the #DalstonArts150 celebrations. https://goo.gl/3XnGqA Next Sunday 3rd June stars from the London Community Gospel Choir will be performing at the Shiloh Pentecostal Church, Ashwin Street Dalston. Pastor Francis Lewis will open its doors at 6.30pm and inviting everyone in our local community, of all faiths and none, to share this massive treat. This … More This Sunday evening the London Community Gospel Choir will be performing at Dalston ‘s Shiloh Church, Ashwin Street.
2018 is the 150th anniversary of Dalston’s association with the arts. Here’s a new 10 minute film which tells the story of our architectural and cultural heritage from 1868 to 2018 and the risks which it is now facing. There’s a call going out to all those who want to contribute to the celebrations of … More Celebrating Dalston’s 150 years of association with the arts
Open Garden Squares Weekend Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th June For one very special weekend this June, over 200 green spaces – many usually closed to the public – will open their gates for public enjoyment and discovery. With the purchase of a Weekend ticket, you can explore London’s urban gardens, and enjoy a host of activities … More Open Garden Squares Weekend Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th June