Our Picks – January 2023
- A Team Arts Education’s youth arts programme starts back at The Brady Arts Centre this January. All sessions are free and are open to young people who live, work or study in Tower Hamlets.
- To mark this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day, Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives in partnership with UK Jewish Film is screening Where is Anne Frank. This is the new animated film by director Ari Folman which brings Kitty to life for the first time, telling her own story. In search of her best friend Anne Frank, Kitty becomes a witness to the Frank family’s last months in the Holocaust, and to Europe after the Second World War.
- The Canary Wharf Winter Lights return this January, the festival is the largest of its kind in London, transforming Canary Wharf with over 20 stunning installations, leaving the dark winter evenings aglow.
- Across January, Trapped In Zone One are hosting free weekly workshops in Bethnal Green for residents of Tower Hamlets, using creativity to promote wellness. The works created will be included as part of the Great Mental Health exhibition. To register and all enquiries contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Author Jeffrey Boakye visited a selection of secondary schools in the Croydon area as part of BookTrust Represents author visits. He shares what his 15 years’ teaching experience has taught him about engaging children with the benefits of reading.
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