Panto’s prince Darren Hart on theatre, community and starring in KMT’s Sleeping Beauty

Darren is a local artist who has been working in theatre for over ten years. He studied at St. Bonaventure’s School in Forest Gate and was a member of the Youth Theatre at Stratford East from age 14, landing his first professional role at age 18. He is very active in the local community, regularly working on bringing shows to community centres and local theatre.

The Hunters Grimm – immerse yourself into a world of fantasy!

I didn’t know what I was letting myself in for when I joined the audience of The Hunters Grimm promenade performance in Valentines Park today, but boy was it fun, I didn’t stop smiling (even when I should have been sad!!)Our hosts, Dot and the Brothers Grimm wanted us to help them in their quest …

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The Very Successful Labyrinth Theatre Festival Ends With A Magical Performance Of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Picnic baskets, blankets and brollies were out in full force on Sunday evening as an audience gathered in the beautiful gardens of Valentines Mansion, awaiting Oddsocks’ 25th anniversary performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I had barely entered the gates of Valentines Park, yet it was instantly clear to me that spirits had not been …

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A High Street Odyssey – An experience like no other!

Well, I have just enjoyed one of my funniest half hours ever! Joined by my colleagues and some members of the public we embarked on our High Street Odyssey journey through Ilford Town Centre. Issued with our ‘shopping bags’ we found our instructions inside telling us to don our headphones (also inside) and follow direction …

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Ilford Welcomes Summer With Fantastic Outdoor Performances In The Sun

Shoppers in Ilford Town Centre on Saturday were in for a right treat as Redbridge Music Lounge was set up right at the heart of the hustle and bustle which offered a chance to sit down and enjoy some great music in the sunshine. If people hadn’t quite made it to the music, then they …

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Call Out for Arts and Craft stalls – Handmade items only  

Fairlop Fair – Saturday 5th July 2014 – 11.00 - 6.00pm Set in the beautiful backdrop of Fairlop Waters Country Park, situated in Redbridge, Essex, Fairlop Fair returns for its 3rd year, after a successful year we are facilitating an arts and crafts marquee. Last year footfall was between 3000-4000 people. The event is free …

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Coming Soon… A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Sunday 29 June, 6pm Oddsocks return in their 25th Anniversary year with another high-energy, feel-good, family theatre show and this summer it’s the magical, spectacular “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, performed with live music, exhilarating circus skills and some outrageous hunting dogs! Four lovers run-off to the countryside where mysterious woodland creatures …

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The Lamp of Memory

Ana Čavić   Helmut Lemke   Psykick Dancehall   Melissa Bugarella    Agnieszka Polska & Tomasz Kowalski   Wouter Van der Hallen The Lamp of Memory is a contemporary exhibition that takes its title and inspiration from the book by 19th century English theorist John Ruskin. This name was also chosen as it reflects the importance of architecture as container …

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Splosh! Children’s Theatre for Under 5’s

Splosh!  Pull up a bath mat and join Little Lost Duck, Syd the Sponge and the rest of the Bathtub Gang for the bubbliest birthday party anyone has ever thrown, ever! It’s Mr Bath’s Birthday and you are invited to his Splishy, Splashy, Sploshy party. But first, his friends are treating him to a very …

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‘Silent Cacophony’ – Live Art Intervention

Throughout Remembrance Day, Monday, 11th November, live art interventions will be taking place in over 30 street locations across London, and in USA, Holland, France, Lebanon and other UK towns, exploring how we all reach our opinion on war and conflict. This is NOT a charity event, highlighting of a political cause or money raising …

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