Events

​Grand Union's priority is live performance, and since 1982 years we have toured - and continue to tour - throughout the whole of the UK and to many parts of the world.

MARCH 

Thursday 26th, 7.30pm, Cambridge Corn Exchange – Banding Together for Ten Pieces
Cambridge Corn Exchange, 2 Wheeler Street, Cambridge CB2 3QB 
Box Office: 01223 357 851, 
www.cornex.co.uk

APRIL 

Sunday 12th, 4:00pm, Rich Mix – Bengal to Bethnal Green
FREE
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA
www.richmix.org.uk
Our ongoing project with Bengali artists

      THE ISLE IS FULL OF NOISES - April 12th to 26th - East London                                           (full information here)

Sunday 12th, 7:30pm, Rich Mix- The Isle is Full of Noises Launch 
£12/£8 concessions, bookable in advance
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA
Box Office: 020 7613 7498, 
www.richmix.org.uk
Musicians from the Grand Union Orchestra host an evening of global music-making to introduce the programme and the artists involved in it

Friday 17th, 8:30pm, Vortex Jazz Club - Bengal Tiger, Shanghai Dragon
£12, bookable in advance
11 Gillett Square, London, N16 8AZ
Box Office: 020 7254 4097, www.vortexjazz.co.uk
Virtuoso Chinese, Bengali and Indian musicians together with the Grand Union Orchestra's regular jazz soloists.

Saturday 18th, 7:30pm, St John’s Church - Sweet Airs that give Delight
£6/£3 concessions, available on the door only.
200 Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 9PA
The Grand Union World Choir, which made its celebrated debut in Undream'd Shores, continues to explore an eclectic repertoire, with singers from everywhere!

Sunday 19th, 7:30pm, Brady Arts Centre -  A Thousand Twangling Instruments
£6/£3 concessions. Available on the door only.
192-196 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5HU
Grand Union Youth Orchestra in a similarly varied repertoire, with young Indian, Turkish, Roma and Caribbean musicians added to the rich melting pot!

Thurday 23rd, 7:30pm, Stoke Newington Old Church - Take me to Rio
£6/£3 concessions. Available on the door only.
Stoke Newington, London N16 0JR (opposite Stoke Newington New Church

Grand Union Second Generation musicians collaborate with singers, dancers and visual artists from Numbi Arts in a brand new work by Somali artist Kinsi Abdulleh.

Saturday 25th, 10:00am - 6:00pm, Queen Mary University - OPEN FORUM
FREE, but booking essential via mail@grandunion.org,uk
Arts One Building, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS
Open day of discussion about how artists can reflect and respond to the UK's changing demographic, led by speakers from the worlds of academia, the arts and the media, with a presentation of Undream'd Shores and similar work.

Sunday 26th, 10:00am - 8:30pm, Queen Mary University - OPEN WORKSHOP
FREE - performance/social event begins at 7:00pm
Arts One Building, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS
Open drop-in workshop run by well-known world musicians, culminating in a celebratory performance by many of those involved during the previous two weeks.

For more information download the brochure, or contact Grand Union mail@grandunion.org.uk

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