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CCI students are doin’ it for themselves (and you) ….see the listing

We have an event packed February and March with eight amazing events organised by 2nd and 3rd year Cultural & Creative Industries students.   Please check out the links below and come and see what the students are interested in and have some fun!

18 February  – A Jazz and cocktail evening in support of Coppa Feel a breast cancer awareness charity for women! (organised by a 2nd yr student)  8pm-1am The Arch Gallery, Railway Arch 289 Cambridge Heath Rd, Tower Hamlets E2 9HA  for more information:  To get tickets  follow this link, and the  earlybird ticket special  £5 for a limited time:

20 February – Lantern Festival celebrating Chinese New Year in the heart of China town, food, games and sweet dumplings organized by 3rd year Chinese student..  entrance £5 6pm Dumpling Legend, 15-16 Gerrard Street (Chinatown) W1D 6JE

22 February –  The Cools Tour: Behind the Scenes Screening and Performance by Evelyn Cools The Cools Tour was 3rd year students Evelyn Cools and Sarah Rodriguez’s Collaborative Project. For ten days, they travelled around Europe, and Evelyn performed almost every night in various venues in cities such as Amsterdam, Budapest and more. Discover the Behind the Scenes of the tour filmed and edited by Sarah with a screening of the video, as well as a performance by Evelyn Cools. Both students will also be available for a short Q&A after the screening, so do come along to the Music Performance Space College Building on  6pm, and enjoy a glass of wine while mingling with friends and colleagues Free entrance

23 Feb – all of this is temporary – visual artists, award winning poets and key theorists join together to explore thought provoking ideas on what it means to live in a capitalist world and what it could mean to live in a post capitalist world.  Programmed and produced by  a group of 3rd year students.

Rich Mix Bethnal Green Road  E1 6LA  Doors 6pm.  FOR MORE INFORMATION

Tickets are just £4 with all proceeds going to charity. You can book at

26 Feb – K Tube A journey to Korea through you tube with Margarita Letitchevski (2nd year student)  at the Korean Culture Centre, WC2N 5BW Doors 5-8pm for more information and the Facebook page

15 Feb Hop Stuff, the Taproom SE18 , 17 Feb Hackney Brewery , 25 Feb Five points Brewing Co , 3 March The Bottle Shop, Bermondsey, 20 April Sambrooks Brewery

The first documentary to be made about London’s thriving Brewing scene, Original Gravity – The Film. The 30-minute film, produced by 3rd year student  Kevin Karaca will be screened at select bars & breweries across London, culminating with a screening & panel discussion held at The Bottle Shop, in Bermondsey on 3 March. This is Kevin Karaca & Tony Manola’s first documentary, which, so far, has been well received by those who work within the beer industry. Described as “an important film, brilliantly executed”, this is a great insight into London’s growing Craft Brewing scene; enjoyable & informative for both those who know nothing of the scene and beer geeks alike – tickets are limited so get to to see the dates & grab yourself a seat.

9 March – You & Eye –  is an audio visual project combining a photographer’s work with musicians’s instincts to encourage interaction across different branches of the creative industries. A handpicked selection of musicians have been asked to associate any song with what they can see in the particular photograph they have been assigned.  Organised and curated by a 2nd year student. The exhibition is from 9-15th March with the launch on the 9th March at  The Canvas 42 Hanbury Street E1   Doors 7pm  FREE ENTRANCE   For more information

17 March – Sports day  at City Sport– a fun charity sports event organised by a 2nd year student. The day  includes relay, badminton, dodge ball, futsal . Register at  City Sport to participate. 10-3pm £5 to participate or watch!

24 March – Clue:Cold – 

… this amazing range of events ends with an event where  

….criminology meets creative industries …

How often does that happen!

an exhibition of historical forensic photography created by Stefano Amoretti (3rd year student) with Mino Tristovskij and a book launch of the definitive catalogue with a forward written by City University’s highly acclaimed criminologist: Professor Eugene McLaughlin. This will be an immersive event featuring some of the most important prints already displayed in previous editions of the exhibition plus a video installation. Live music and drinks. Book  on sale on the night at  71a Leonard Street, EC2A 4QS  Doors 6.30pm FREE ENTRANCE   for more information contact


sbbk273 • February 19, 2016

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