Now Then: Florence (extract)
An extract from Jessie Lawson’s podcast series, Now Then, that shares the stories of people who are over 70 years old. This is Florence’s story. Hear the full episode and more here
EastCast is coming out of the studio for our 2nd live Listening Lounge where radio, podcast and sound art makers, movers and shakers get to showcase their work to a captive audience. This best way to describe it? – A curated open mic for radio.
We’ve received an incredible range of submissions from London and beyond, so expect an evening of audio gems in a cosy setting. Also live ‘radio’ performances from Hannah White and Stephen Shiel with their ‘dream machine’ and an audio essay by Mike Brooks.
Wednesday 20th June, 7pm-late, £3 on the door. Set, 27a Dalston Lane
More info here
As the V&A prepares to open it’s East London outpost in the Olympic Park, they’ve actually taken over a small space in Poplar called the Lansbury Micro Museum. Their current exhibition ‘Seeing Red’ is a collection of posters from the women’s printing workshop See Red who where very active members of London’s feminist movement in the 70s and 80’s.
EASTCAST AWAY RESONANCE FUNDRAISER 8TH FEB
EastCast is coming out of the studio and into the basement of a Dalston sake bar as part of Resonance FM’s fundraising week. Hosts Pearl Wise, Jonny Virgo and Jessie Lawson invite you to EastCast Away, Thursday 8th February at For Fuk Sake, 446 Kinglsand Road, 7pm ’til late
Inaugural Nasty Women UK event, a FREE art exhibition and weekend of talks, comedy, spoken word, live music and workshops at Stour Space in East London, in support of the charity End Violence Against Women. The exhibition includes 2D work, sculpture, sound installations, street art, performance, political baked goods and an immersive art installation where visitors will be able to create their own artwork in Virtual Reality.
Fri 22-Sun 24th September
Stour Space, 7 Roach Rd, HACKNEY WICK, E3 2PA
The Ancestor’s Trail
Celia Robbins discovers a unique event taking place in Epping Forest later this month. The Ancestor’s Trail is a walk that’s inspired by science. It’s all about evolution and the tree of life – with added music, poetry and dance. If you’d like to join the walkers on Saturday 29th, you can find all the details about starting points, and register at ancestorstrail.org.uk.