Immerse yourself in Spoken Word, Improv and drama at one of the performances happening throughout the festival. From Open Mics to Queer performance, there’s something for everyone. Booking in advance is recommended as places can be limited.
Join the Newham Chinese Association for a fun afternoon of activities. 2-2.30pm: Storytelling – 12 animals of the Chinese New Year. 2.30-2.45pm: Red pocket gift time 3-3.45pm: Chinese calligraphy workshop FULL DETAILS +
Ages 5+ Get ready for a fantastical shadow puppet show to warm the heart and bring joy to viewers young and old alike. Join our hero Toral on the adventure... FULL DETAILS +
Ages 4+ J and T are in deep trouble. Tomorrow is Dress as a Human Day at school and they haven’t made their costumes yet. So, they’ve decided to do something really brave.... FULL DETAILS +
Take a doodle journey inside Lucy’s mind in a new film by Act Up! Newham. Inspired by their work on Mind the Gap’s Creative Doodle book, Act Up! use drama and artwork to explore mental... FULL DETAILS +
Ages 5+ Khayaal presents a riveting collection of wise and foolish tales from Muslim cultures featuring the incredibly quirky antics of Mulla Nasruddin (also known as Joha, Hodja and Affendi), an icon of Muslim humour whose... FULL DETAILS +
The traditional beliefs, customs and stories of a community are passed through the generations by word of mouth. During this difficult time when people have been unable to come together, will this culture survive or will these stories and... FULL DETAILS +
Look out for roving storytellers and poets Cath Drake and Baden Prince Jnr outside the Thames Barrier Park Cafe, dishing up tantalising morsels of story and poetry to spice up your... FULL DETAILS +