Victor Esses and Boxing Club present They Shall Not Pass

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Date(s) - 06/10/2016
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location: The Grand Hall

Event Host: Victor Esses
Event Hashtag: #theyshallnotpass
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Victor Esses and Boxing Club present They Shall Not Pass;

The Limehouse Town Hall is hosting a series of events to celebrate the Battle of Cable Street’s 80th anniversary. On 6th October 2016 They Shall Not Pass will present theatre, storytelling, performance art and spoken word on identity, apathy, meditation and solidarity.

Artists include Raymond Waring (24 Hour Party People), British Intervention (Summerhall), Dan Horrigan (Critical Stage Award), Nuša Pavko, and Kamaal Hussain.

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When: Thursday 6th October 2016 at 7.30pm

Where: Limehouse Town Hall, 646 Commercial Road, London E14 7HA


*This will be a BYOB event.


THE BATTLE OF CABLE STREET The 4th of October 2016 marks the 80th anniversary of the day that Jews, communists, trade unionists, Labour party members, Irish Catholic dockersand the people of the East End of London united in defiance of Sir Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists and refused to let them march through their streets.

Shouting the Spanish civil war slogan “No pasaran” – “They shall not pass” – more than 300,000 people turned back an army of Blackshirts. Their victory over racism and anti- semitism on Sunday October 4th 1936 became known as the Battle of Cable Street and encapsulated the British fight against a fascism that was stomping across Europe.

THE BOXING CLUB is a collective of artists, activists and cultural producers and one of the long-standing organizations at Limehouse Town Hall. We volunteer our time to support the development and promotion of off-centre cultural activities at the Town Hall that challenge and disrupt conventions and the status quo.



Have You Eyes?  by Raymond Waring
Two stories: one of an Englishman and his travel experience; the other of a Syrian refugee and his journey across the Aegean Sea…

If My Heart Were A Camera by Dan Horrigan
Two women with competing agendas must try to persuade and please their editor. Will the message get out?

I like England and England likes me by Nusa Pavko
A performance of peaceful resistance, a meditation on sadness. Nuša’s work deals with social commentary, inspired by people and events in her vicinity.

Becoming Scheherazade by Kamaal Hussain
A selection of stories from the 1,001 Arabian Nights, retold and reinvented for the modern Western world.

Peace, Love & Solidarity! by British Intervention
‘Democracy’s weak, the Establishment reigns.
The people they break, the 1% gains.
How can we live alongside such immorality?
Whatever happened to ‘Peace, Love & Solidarity!?’