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Oxford House celebrates its annual Arts Festival, three days of theatre, performances, visual arts, heritage and the launch of the neighborhood Pocket Park.

Also throughout September, ‘130 Views’, shows in the Oh! Gallery. This open show is part of our 130th anniversary.

Friday 19th              

Creative Workshop for Kids by Project Boondock (4 - 5 pm)

Take part in a giant story build exploring the history of Oxford House.  Polystyrene crates will be used as part of a giant public art attack animating the surroundings of Oh! A participatory and fun way to celebrate and transform Oh!

Contact a.arregui@oxfordhouse.org.uk for details

The Pitch Competition - 6pm  (Free)

 

fun palaces

 

Oh! featured opportunity for emerging and established artists to develop and share their ideas. Fast paced and fun presentations of exciting ideas for Fun Palaces! Finalists include,

Do Not Adjust Your Stage THE WUNDERKAMMER, Lon-Art.Org ART-LAB EXPERIMENT, Rose Hughes DRAW-IOUSITY, Saif Bunni ACOUSTIC HACKING

Tom Adams ‘’STILL SCORE’’,

Part music gig, part theatre, part love letter!

7.30pm – Theatre (Tickets in WeGotTickets £10/£8)

Tom Adams Still Score 2

In February 2013, Tom bought a slide projector and 500 slides from eBay. The slides were of people he did not know but he could not help asking, 'What is their story?'!

Performer and Composer Tom Adams performs a live soundtrack of music, comedy and stories to these images and his own in a gentle exploration of what it means to be alive and to remember your past.

Saturday 20th

MISUNDERSTOOD MONSTERS 

Theatre Family Show by Half Moon for ages 4 - 9 

Aoife Mannix and Janie Armour

11.30am & 1.30pm (Tickets in WeGotTickets –Adults £6 / Kids £4)P

Two professional monster catchers who use the latest digital gadgets and gizmos to battle
vile beasts are on their most dangerous mission yet, and they need you to help!

Overcome your fear of all things creepy and crawly through the power of poetry and live music in this fast moving, out of this world adventure.

FREE STREET PARTY AT DERBYSHIRE ST POCKET PARK!

With Street Food, Live Music & Performance

11.00am – 4.00pm

Creative and participative atmosphere, great fun in a pocket sized space!

  • Creative Workshop for Kids by Project Boondock (Drop-in 11.30am – 3.30pm)
  • SWANK “Green fingered Gals” Comedy (11.30am / 1pm / 3pm)

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The hilarious horticulturalists Margery Mayflower and

Rosemary Bush are never afraid to share their helpful hints and tips with anyone who cares to listen!

  • Mr Wilson Second Liners Brass Band   (12.00am / 2pm / 3.30pm)

Quintessential New Orleans meets 90s club classics… a rave funeral without the body. An anarchic, street theatre extravaganza, bursting with colour and sound, rallying impromptu raves on street corners and rousing audiences young and old into a joyful frenzy.

  • Fulcrum Circus (12.30am / 1.30pm / 2.30pm)

Acrobatics to keep up the excitement!

 Supported by: Arts Council England, Tower Hamlets Council, Newmans Stationary and Pellicci

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The Knowledge Arts Festival at Oxford House

When: September 3, 2014 @ 9:00 am – September 30, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
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Where: Oxford House
London E2 6HG, UK
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Contact: Alaitz Arregui020 7739 9001a.arregi@oxfordhouse.org.uk
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