Things to do in Bethnal Green, 14th March – 20th March
St. Patrick’s Day @ The Sun Tavern (1)
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at The Sun Tavern. They will be providing free food in the form of pie and mash from G. Kelly’s on Bethnal Green High Street, along with live Irish music, ales brewed in London, and Irish-themed cocktails.
441 Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 0AN
Anna Von Hausswolff @ St. John Bethnal Green (2)
Imagine the peculiar conglomeration of Kate Bush and organ music and you get Anna Von Hausswolff’s ‘funeral pop’. On Friday 18th March she will be performing at St John Bethnal Green. The Guardian describe her as, “Part banshee-voiced member of a witches’ coven, part Sweden’s highbrow answer to Mogwai, Anna von Hausswolff is a genuine one-off…the boldness of her vision is compelling”.
200 Cambridge Heath Rd, London, E2 9PA
Liam Scully, ‘A Digital Suicide’ (3)
Digital Suicide; noun: the elimination of one’s personal information online, particularly from social media; Facebook; Twitter, etc.
For the past year and a half, ‘living’ artist Liam Scully has been creating an installation focussing on his committal to digital suicide. The work Scully’s downloaded data from various social media sites in a merging of private information and public curiosity.
Union Gallery, 94 Teesdale St, London, E2 6PU
Meet the Producer: Mast Brother’s Chocolate @ Poco Tapas Bar (4)
Poco Tapas Bar is hosting an evening of chocolate filled fun on Monday 14th March. The evening sees the collaboration of artisanal produce sourced by Chef Tom Hunt, and Mast Brother’s chocolate whose factory is just down the road in Shoreditch. Menu items include olive oil chocolate cake, cacao beer braised venison, and a cider brandy, hot chocolate shot. Chocoholic heaven.
129 Pritchard’s Rd, London, E2 9AP
Jack Brindley and Inma Femenía: One Size Fits All (5)
Jack Brindley and Inma Femenía are two young artist who have collaborated on installation and drawing based artwork: it is a dialogue between two differently focussed artists. The exhibition ‘looks at the ways in which industrial modes of production can be perverted, and brings the hidden ideology of the digital sphere into material reality.’
The Ryder, 19a Herald Street, London, E2 6JT
-By Lydia Anderson