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The Knowledge Arts Festival is also for kids!

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 to celebrate our 130th anniversary.

If you have kids and you are looking for great family activities for the 19th and 20th of September, keep reading!

FREE Creative Workshop by Project Boondock (+5)

  • Friday 4pm – 5pm
  • Saturday from 11.30am to 4pm

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!

More information here or contacting 


  • Saturday at 11.00 and 13.30P

Theatre Family Show by Half Moon for ages 4 – 9
11.00am & 1.30pm (Tickets inWeGotTickets –Adults £6 / Kids £4)

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!

With Street Food, Live Music & Performance suitable for the whole family
Saturday from 11.00am to 4.00pm

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

  • Workshop for Kids by Project Boondock (Drop-in 11.30am – 4pm)

  • SWANK “Green fingered Gals” Comedy (11.30am / 1pm / 3pm)

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

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

Supported by: Arts Council England, Tower Hamlets Council, Newmans Stationery and E. Pellicci

Hard Hat Tours of Oxford House Oxford House as the Focal Point of Bethnal Green Eavesdropping On the Interview - with Juliet Fraser Open House in Tower Hamlets Vietnamese Londoners at Oh! Gallery Sagacity! – An Old Saga A Certain Kind of Interview with Juliet Fraser Bethnal Green’s own Charles Dickens Have a drink and even join in with the songs! Ode to nature exhibition Carpentry Club - What Wood you like to know? 50° North (300 miles North-East to Oxford House) Paintings of the East End in different decades Let no meadow escape our riot Art as an escape medium Artist Critique – Sheree Naqvi An interview with Jonathan Chater Feminism in London 100 years since Charles Booth. An interview with Keith Greenough EURO 2016 – diversity embodied Messages of welcome - Celebrating Refugee Week 2016 Chelsea Fringe Festival comes into bloom at Oxford House Now open Artists call out- Chelsea Fringe An interview with Martin Dvořák An Interaction of Opposites Tom is back! Part 3 Tom is back! Part 2 Tom is back! Part 1 Wild, loud and untamed Open Garden Squares Weekend Postcard Garden Competition Fourth and final Jazzing it Up EAST2 Launch A Month of Jazz ''All kinds of languages'' Some Time Alone in a Spacecraft... part 3 Some Time Alone in a Spacecraft... part 2 Some Time Alone in a Spacecraft... part 1 Oh! Presents Thinking about the ‘Rights of Passage’ VIA: Call-Out for all artists! 'Of People and Places' - Photography Exhibition Following in Egypt’s Footsteps 2014 in 5 minutes! 2014 Highlights: Reflecting on gender roles with Cristina Cuevas The Insiders' Guide to Bethnal Green 2015: a free community journalism course Be part of our programme 2015! Welcome back Somali Week Festival! 4th October - Fun, Art and Science! Oxford House is a Fun Palace! Don’t make plans for Friday! The Knowledge Arts Festival is also for kids! Hackney Empire Show – Anna Fiorentini Summer Schools The Pitch - Deadline extended Venue Hire Summer Offer The knowledge festival is here again! 130th Anniversay of Oxford House
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