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Discover Arts and Culture Events in Stratford, East London

We’ve compiled the best arts and culture events in Stratford and around East London, that won’t break the bank.

What to See

‘Sucker Punch’ is coming to Theatre Royal Stratford East from Friday 19th June – Saturday 25th July 2020. Playwright Roy Williams has been described as ‘The undisputed heavyweight champion of black British dramatists’, and the performance is set to pack a punch.

Tickets start from as little as £10, with multiple accessible performances available, including a British Sign Language performance and a Relaxed Performance for those with any sensory or communication requirements. Accessible arts and culture for all in East London! Find out more about the varied range of performances from Theatre Royal Stratford East’s website.

What to Learn

East London’s arts and culture scene is expanding, and Stratford is definitely the place to develop your inner artist. With prices starting from £7, how can you say no to expanding your creativity? Bow Arts Studio offer a number of classes and courses, including sustainable art practices, and website building.

If you would rather delve deeper into immersive theatre experiences, why not check out this Verbatim Masterclass with Nadia Fall, hosted in Theatre Royal Stratford East on Saturday 2nd May 2020? Writer/director of ‘Welcome to Iran’ is offering arts and culture fans in East London the opportunity to learn more about directing techniques, and the cost of the class includes a ticket to see the show. A bargain at £20!

What to Do

There’s a reason they are called “classics”. Loved by most and admired by many, the Stratford Picturehouse hosts Vintage Sundays every week. East London provides your culture fix on a Sunday, so you can enjoy classics like ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ and Oscar-winning ‘Nights of Cabiria’.  View upcoming shows and book with Stratford Picturehouse from just £8.

Get Involved

Feeling inspired? We can’t blame you! Get involved in the arts and culture scene in Stratford, East London by attending a 4 week course on method acting, find out more about open calls and art opportunities, and get booking your own arts and culture event. We’ve already compiled a list of quirky venues in East London for you to express yourself. 

Discover more arts and culture in Stratford and upcoming events by checking out our events page.