Wednesday 21 November 6.30pm: Festival launch/Private View of the Together! exhibition with live music from ‘Urban Music Hall’ singer-songwriter Marcus Barr. The Hub, Canning Town. Above: Marcus Barr performs Any Old Iron, a song about local redevelopment and life in Canning Town, in a video released on 23 November 2012.
The Blind Beggar of Bethnal Green sung by Liz Porter Liz performed this song during her Storytelling workshop on 28 November at Durning Hall, as part of an extract from her forthcoming one-woman show, Learning to See. We hope to programme Learning to See for next year’s Together! festival, and in the meantime we thought you’d enjoy hearing this too!
Saturday 1 December 6.30pm: Pop-up Poetry Café at the Garden Cafe with participants from the Together! Poetry Week.
Monday 3 December 4.15pm: UK Premiere of Signdance Collective International‘s ‘The Other Side of the Coin’. Following ‘One World’. UKDPC Conference on the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People. St John’s Church.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE. For venue details click here.
Click herefor details of the performances during the Paralympic programme.