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Q&A: Kate MacTiernan, Artistic Director of the 'Strange and Spontaneous' Shuffle Festival

Kate MacTiernan and Lizzy Daish. (c) Lewis Khan

Shuffle Festival returns to Mile End this year, bringing the community together for two days of culture in unusual places. Kate MacTiernan is the Artistic Director and we asked her to talk us through the festival, how it all started and what we can expect to find in and around E3 on the weekend of the 26th and 27th of August.

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Going Loco Down at Hackney Showroom: Nina Lyndon on the Free East London Festival

Nina Lyndon set up the Hackney Showroom with her business partner Sam Curtis Lindsay as part of New Future Collective - the venue has been hosting performances and acting as a cultural hub in the heart of Hackney since 2015. This month the East London space opens up for a free outdoor festival in Springfield Park. Nina writes for us about the festival and all the magic that will be taking place under the umbrella of Disco Loco in the Park...

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Q&A: Anthony Banks on Directing Kevin Elyot's Twilight Song

Twilight Song, Kevin Elyot's final play, is being brought to the stage for the first time this week at the Park Theatre in Finsbury Park. Anthony Banks, Associate Director at the National Theatre for ten years, talks to us about the play, the playwright, and the pleasures of keeping an audience on their toes. 

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