This annual three-day international festival of hip hop and dance theatre, curated by Sadler's Wells associate artist Jonzi D, is back for a 13th year in 2016. Breakin' Convention 2016 features performances from some of the world's greatest poppers, lockers, B-boys and B-girls including world champion b-boy crew
An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present and claim an independent future.
MUSICAL RUMPUS RUN, RINDLE, RILL
Spitalfields Music’s award-winning, interactive, multi-sensory opera series for babies and toddlers returns with Run, Rindle, Rill:a brand new adventure for 0-2½ year olds.
Chill Pill The Big One
The Big One returns for a super-sized helping of spoken word and dancing ‘til late. Join the whole Chill Pill team and their guests.
Look down. What are you standing on? Explore the ground and all of its wriggling inhabitants in this quirky dance show for young children.
Knock2bag Comedy Night
Top-notch comedy on a Saturday night for less than a tenner.**
Ma Raineys Black Bottom
Chicago, 1927. In a recording studio on the city’s South Side, a battle of wills is raging.
THE DIARY OF A HOUNSLOW GIRL
First there was Bridget Jones Diary, then Legally Blonde, and now there is The Diary of a Hounslow Girl ready to take on the world!
Things are getting tough for Sam. No job, benefits stopped and stuck in a tiny flat with his girlfriend Maya and her mum
Oily Cart invites you into a magical paper palace, where the sensory delights of nature unfold to provide the audience with a fully immersive experience.
Produced by comedian turned Teletubbie John Simmit, Upfront Comedy will be hosting a comedy night at Hoxton Hall.
Teddys Zoo Adventure
Eddy the Teddy is looking forward to a day at the zoo with best friend Sammy Ragdoll. After a great day, the adventure really begins when Eddy finds himself locked in when the zoo closes for the night.
CATAPLUFS MUSICAL JOURNEY
Explore rhythms and sounds of the world with Catapluf, whose imagination takes you to places where music can be found in everything:
Whitney-Queen of the Night
This award winning production features a stellar line-up with rising West End star Rebecca Freckleton delivering a powerhouse and breathtaking performance as Whitney.
Jazz Verse Jukebox with Jumoke Fashola
Jazz Verse Jukebox has a new home in Hoxton Hall and continues to bring jazz & poetry together in extraordinary ways.
Teenagers Muna and Iqra get the same bus to school but they’ve never really spoken. Muna wears TopShop and sits on the top deck gossiping about Nicki Minaj’s latest spat, while Iqra sits alone downstairs in her charity shop hand-me-downs.
The Merchant of Venice
This adaptation explores a celebrity-driven, internet world full of selfies and hashtags, which sees a wealthy heiress looking for a husband. Back on the streets of Barking, a rich merchant is looking for a loan.
Trevor Nelson Presents Soul Nation
The first Friday of EVERY month at The Jazz Cafe is home to London’s best club night out for lovers of 80s and 90s soul and r&b, SOUL NATION. Soul Nation is the brain child of BBC Radio and MTV Base legend Trevor Nelson.
Jackson Live in Concert
Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time, but many of today’s artists have been inspired by his iconic style.
“‘Cos whether you like it or not, some way, everything that went before, is fed to them who come after.”
FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS
“Seems like the worth of a colored man, once he’s made free, is less than his worth when he’s a slave”