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Enough

by Dr.Amanullah Ashru   How much is enough for a tyrant to shed blood? How strong a person before the firing squad? All I seek is to live with my own views, ideas and thoughts. I must have enough air to ...

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Love and Anger

by Dr Amanullah Ashru Everyone has love and anger. Some keep love and express anger; others hide anger and show love. Our hearts speak to us of nothing else. I feel the presence of God whenever I see the cloud. ...

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Thames is a great success

The Tower Hamlets Arts and Music Education Service (THAMES) delivered a fantastic programme of summer events this year. The free music events have not only impressed audiences in Tower Hamlets but the wider East End too. Shoreditch Church hosted the ...

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You are Eternity

by Dr Amanullah Ashru   I like to make you eternity in my poem. Has time any source? You are, if any, in my life. You never stop. You go on, go on, Then I realise that I am alive. Dear, ...

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Hang on: it’s Dog Days at Hang Up!

The last week of July sees the opening of a new exhibition for the heart of summer at the Hang Up gallery. Dog Days: Summer’s Hottest Artists opens on 24th July. It’s a group exhibition showcasing a unique blend of ...

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Go Wild at Canary Wharf

When the docks closed, there was much talk about how the vacated land could be used to help the now employed local population find new work. However, the then Tory Government gave the land to Canary Wharf to build an ...

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Poetic narrations: more from the Community Literature Festival

As part of the Shanghati Literary Society’s Community Literature Festival 2015, groups of learners of different ages came together to try their hand at writing poems. These poems were produced by a group in a 30 minute workshop.     ...

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More from Shanghati

These poems were written at a workshop which was part of the Shanghati Literary Society Project’s Community Literature Festival 2015. A group of learners of varying ages and abilities met to see what poems they could write in half an hour ...

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Hip Hop festival welcomes Saran Kohli

Sadler’s Wells’ critically acclaimed international festival of hip hop dance theatre, Breakin’ Convention, this year welcomes British Asian choreographer and fashion designer Saran Kohli. Presenting his lauded piece Molecules of a Dream on Sunday, 3rd May at 6pm, Saran will ...

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Shaun, not shorn!

Watch out if you are wondering round the City over the next few weeks as the place has been invaded by static sheep. Mr Shaun, a Shaun in the City sculpture designed by Mr. Men and Little Miss, has arrived ...

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