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Date: 05 May - 03 Jun 2015

The Arensky Chamber Orchestra continue their 2015 residency at The Forge in May and June. Enjoy a discount when you book two concerts for just £22 per person.


March 2015

Date: Tuesday 31 March 2015 At: 7:00PM

Out-Spoken invites the UK’s leading poets, rappers, and musicians to share their art at a monthly showcase. DOOR TICKETS ONLY - PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT - £12

Prices: £10.00

April 2015

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Wednesday 1 April 2015 At: 12:30PM

A tribute to the late great Clark Terry. Big band music at its best, featuring Bob Coassin, Simon Gardner, Andy Greenwood, Martin Shaw, Enrico Tomasso, Mike Lovatt and many more.

Prices: £12.00

Category: Contemporary
Date: Wednesday 1 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Wednesdays at The Forge: the highly successful cutting edge monthly series presents London chamber group Ensemble Amorpha and contemporary vocal trio JUICE.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Thursday 2 April 2015 At: 7:00PM

On The Corner Curates presents: Step Out! Easter Thursday brings the first in the series featuring The Expansions and DJ Dom Servini, with a special guest spinning for revellers during The Forge's happy hour too. £8 advance, £10 on the door

Prices: £8.00

Category: Film & Theatre
Date: Friday 3 April 2015 At: 6:00PM

The London International Ska Festival: The feature length music documentary about the legendary Jamaican producer Bunny "Striker" Lee and The Roots Of Reggae, directed by Diggory Kenrick. Includes FREE entry to evening event

Prices: £10.00

Category: World
Date: Friday 3 April 2015 At: 8:00PM

The London International Ska Festival: The return of the All Valve Sound Clash - two beautiful valve sound systems hand-built by Jamaican music connoisseurs Paul Huxtable and Phil Bush. £10 advance / £14 on the door

Prices: £10.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Saturday 4 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

The London International Ska Festival: PENARTH SOUL CLUB comes to London spinning the finest Motown, Stax, Northern and more until late into the night. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 5 April 2015 At: 1:00PM

Join Reggae Roast at The Forge for their monthly bass-fuelled serving of reggae, rum and delicious Jamaican roast dinners. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Tuesday 7 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Contemporary jazz duo Joanna Wallfisch (vocals) and Dan Tepfer (piano) play an intimate concert at The Forge to celebrate the release of their album The Origin of Adjustable Things.

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Category: Folk
Date: Wednesday 8 April 2015 At: 8:00PM

In a one-off unique pairing, eclectic alternative-folk group Tir Eolas and outstanding jazz quartet Olivia’s Owls come together to perform in what promises to be a thrilling and beautiful event.

Prices: £6.00 to £8.00

Category: World
Date: Thursday 9 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

A filled with musical entertainment provided by some of the world's most renowned musical gems, all performed with the help of Massive All-stars band. A positive fun and vibrant night for real music lovers! FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Friday 10 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Hotly-tipped artist and producer Silvastone presents a night showcasing his much acclaimed multi-genre Transitions EP alongside his live band, a host of collaborators and some very special guests.

Prices: £6.00 to £8.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Saturday 11 April 2015 At: 7:00PM

Resident DJ AJ Kwame presents a night of ecstatic soul, funk and disco. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Sunday 12 April 2015 At: 6:00PM

Remember those warm and inviting soul cuts, the kind that get better with time? Well we do too! That’s why we’ve created a place and space to experience cathartic, beautiful, mid tempo grown-folks’ Sunday soul music. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Date: Tuesday 14 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

The first installment of the capital's newest literary salon is headlined by legendary poet, novelist and filmmaker Iain Sinclair. With Heather Phillipson, Chimene Suleyman and Tom Bolton. £8 advance / £10 on the door

Prices: £8.00

Category: Contemporary
Date: Wednesday 15 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

rarescale presents three internationally renowned new music performers in a varied programme of recent works. Featuring Xenia Pestova, Carla Rees and Heather Roche, marking their London debut as a trio, alongside acclaimed electronics performer Michael Oliva.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Folk
Date: Thursday 16 April 2015 At: 8:00PM

This five-piece folk band are rapidly becoming known for their uplifting and wholesome sound. Inspired by UK folk heritage, the band fuses traditional jigs, reels and folksongs with rich harmonies, instrumental virtuosity and compelling upbeat rhythms.

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Category: Talks & Workshops
Date: Saturday 18 April 2015 At: 1:00PM

Introducing the very first Out-Spoken Poetry Masterclass. Each month Out-Spoken will be running a two hour weekend workshop facilitated by a leading poet. The first workshop will be led by Out-Spoken's founder Anthony Anaxagorou.

Prices: £20.00

Date: Saturday 18 April 2015 At: 8:00PM

DJs Keb Darge and Cherrystones play rock n roll, wild rockabilly, obscure and savage surf, nasty sixties garage and punk with a dash of contemporary hybrids. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 19 April 2015 At: 2:00PM

Join us for an authentic Cuban party featuring music from rumba master Gerardo De Armas and DJ Javier “La Máquina de Cuba” plus delicious Cuban food! FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Classical
Date: Monday 20 April 2015 At: 6:00PM

The Meteors Ensemble, who got together to explore the repertoire for piano, violin and viola trio, presents a programme of music echoing Schumann, Schubert and Brahms, written between 1851 and 1921.

Prices: £13.00

Category: Classical
Date: Tuesday 21 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Keys & Cocktails: Join us for a new monthly series teaming classical music and classic cocktails. Featuring Andrew Brownell and The Laefer Quartet.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Folk
Date: Wednesday 22 April 2015 At: 8:00PM

Award-winning acoustic duo Tinderbox make a welcome return to London after a number of years touring nationally and internationally. Support will be provided by the excellent Gareth Lee and Annie Baylis. £8 advance / £9 on the door

Prices: £8.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Thursday 23 April 2015 At: 8:00PM

British contemporary singer Natalie Duncan has been compared to Alicia Keyes, Joni Mitchell and Nina Simone. Natalie returns to The Forge with her deeply powerful songs and new material from her forthcoming EP. £10 advance / £12 on the door

Prices: £10.00

Category: World
Date: Friday 24 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Feferity presents: Son Yambu, red hot rhythms from the streets of Santiago de Cuba. Get immersed in the intoxicating fusion of African and Spanish rhythms that originated on the streets of Eastern Cuba.

Prices: £5.00 to £10.00

Date: Saturday 25 April 2015 At: 10:00AM

Join us for a monthly event celebrating the music and culture of Rio de Janeiro; an informal day where everyone is welcome to participate in classes, music, dance and workshops. With traditional and delicious Brazilian food.FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Date: Saturday 25 April 2015 At: 7:00PM

Join us for a monthly event celebrating the music and culture of Rio de Janeiro; a fun and informal event where everyone is welcome to sing, dance and enjoy the music of Brazil. With traditional and delicious Brazilian food.£10 / £8 students

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Date: Sunday 26 April 2015 At: 2:00PM

A new monthly event for vinyl connoisseurs to share their collection of records, 45s, LPs and 78s. All are invited to come, share and express themselves in great company. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Date: Tuesday 28 April 2015 At: 7:00PM

£10 online, £12 on the door. Out-Spoken invites the UK’s leading poets, rappers, and musicians to share their art at a monthly showcase.

Prices: £10.00

Date: Wednesday 29 April 2015 At: 7:30PM

Crick Crack Club presents: The Seven Princesses, or Haft Paykar of Nizami. Xanthe Gresham and Arash Moradi present a night of wild Persian fairytale - a labyrinthine epic of secret rooms, impatient passions, and witty reposts.

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

May 2015

Category: World
Date: Friday 1 May 2015 At: 9:00PM

Kizomba UK presents: Ginga; Enjoy bank holiday weekend with a night of kizomba, zouk and afrobeat in the heart of Camden with DJ David Black. FREE CLASS with Studio Afro Latino / FREE ENTRY ALL NIGHT

Prices: £0.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Saturday 2 May 2015 At: 8:00PM

Welcome to Hotshot & Scorcher, a FREE monthly night playing ska, soul, rocksteady, 2tone and beyond. FREE ENTRY ALL NIGHT

Prices: £0.00

Category: Classical
Date: Tuesday 5 May 2015 At: 8:30PM

In the Arensky Chamber Orchestra’s second concert at The Forge, you’ll find yourself immersed in a unique performance of Bach's The Art of Fugue and Strauss's Metamorphosen.

Prices: £12.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Thursday 7 May 2015 At: 7:00PM

On The Corner Curates presents: Step Out! Featuring Ruby Rushton, Everything Is Everything and Cherrie Flava. On The Corner tropical DJs from 7pm. £8 advance / £10 on the door

Prices: £8.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Saturday 9 May 2015 At: 7:00PM

Resident DJ AJ Kwame presents a night of ecstatic soul, funk and disco. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Sunday 10 May 2015 At: 6:00PM

Remember those warm and inviting soul cuts, the kind that get better with time? Well we do too! That’s why we’ve created a place and space to experience cathartic, beautiful, mid tempo grown-folks’ Sunday soul music. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Contemporary
Date: Wednesday 13 May 2015 At: 7:30PM

Wednesdays at The Forge: the highly successful cutting edge monthly series presents London chamber group Ensemble Amorpha and contemporary vocal trio JUICE.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Folk
Date: Friday 15 May 2015 At: 8:00PM

Since forming in 2009, The Urban Folk Quartet’s genre-defying, all-embracing approach to folk music has captivated audiences in high- energy performances across the world. They showcase material crafted for their brand new studio album The Escape.

Prices: £9.00

Date: Saturday 16 May 2015 At: 8:00PM

DJs Keb Darge and Cherrystones play rock n roll, wild rockabilly, obscure and savage surf, nasty sixties garage and punk with a dash of contemporary hybrids. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 17 May 2015 At: 2:00PM

Join us for an authentic Cuban party featuring music from rumba master Gerardo De Armas and DJ Javier “La Máquina de Cuba” plus delicious Cuban food! FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Classical
Date: Tuesday 19 May 2015 At: 7:30PM

Keys & Cocktails: Join us for a new monthly series teaming classical music and classic cocktails. Featuring Tessitori and Boxwood and Brass.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Classical
Date: Wednesday 20 May 2015 At: 7:30PM

Grammy award nominee Eduardo Martin joins forces with his former pupil Ahmed Dickinson. Their thrilling guitar duets seamlessly blend classical, jazz, Latin American, contemporary and Cuban languages gaining great acclaim from both the critics and public.

Prices: £12.00

Category: World
Date: Thursday 21 May 2015 At: 8:00PM

Amira Kheir and her band will be performing a set based on exploration of her music and of traditional Sudanese repertoire. Expect experimentation, improvisation and magic!

Prices: £10.00

Date: Tuesday 26 May 2015 At: 7:00PM

£10 online, £12 on the door. Out-Spoken invites the UK’s leading poets, rappers, and musicians to share their art at a monthly showcase.

Prices: £10.00

Date: Wednesday 27 May 2015 At: 7:30PM

Crick Crack Club presents: The Liberty Tree - Robin Hood & Other English Radicals. Performance Storytelling by Hugh Lupton and Nick Hennessey. Enter the secret, dappled heart of Sherwood, and the ancient tradition of English dissent.

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Category: World
Date: Saturday 30 May 2015 At: 10:00AM

Join us for a monthly event celebrating the music and culture of Rio de Janeiro; an informal day where everyone is welcome to participate in classes, music, dance and workshops. With traditional and delicious Brazilian food.FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Saturday 30 May 2015 At: 7:00PM

Join us for a monthly event celebrating the music and culture of Rio de Janeiro; a fun and informal event where everyone is welcome to sing, dance and enjoy the music of Brazil. With traditional and delicious Brazilian food.£10 / £8 students

Prices: £8.00 to £10.00

Date: Sunday 31 May 2015 At: 2:00PM

A new monthly event for vinyl connoisseurs to share their collection of records, 45s, LPs and 78s. All are invited to come, share and express themselves in great company. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

June 2015

Category: Classical
Date: Tuesday 2 June 2015 At: 8:30PM

In the final concert of the ACO’s Spring Season at The Forge, intrigue, extra-marital activities and ultimately true love are on the menu in Richard Strauss’ two light-hearted operas.

Prices: £12.00

Category: Contemporary
Date: Wednesday 3 June 2015 At: 7:30PM

Wednesdays at The Forge: the highly successful cutting edge monthly series presents award-winning chamber ensemble Notus Winds and solo pianist Eliza McCarthy.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Saturday 6 June 2015 At: 8:00PM

Join us for a monthly club celebrating ska, soul, rocksteady, 2tone and beyond until 1am.

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 7 June 2015 At: 1:00PM

Join Reggae Roast at The Forge for their monthly bass-fuelled serving of reggae, rum and delicious Jamaican roast dinners. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Classical
Date: Tuesday 9 June 2015 At: 7:30PM

Violinist Fenella Humphreys presents the London Premieres of her Bach to the Future project over three concerts at The Forge. This first concert includes new works by Cheryl Frances-Hoad and Gordon Crosse alongside extraordinary music by Bach, Scott, Westhoff, Hindemith, Ysaye and Kreisler.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: World
Date: Thursday 11 June 2015 At: 8:00PM

In a unique collaboration, She’Koyokh & Veda Slovena Bulgarian Choir combine the fiery panache of klezmer and Balkan music with the timeless beauty of Bulgarian voices.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Saturday 13 June 2015 At: 7:00PM

Resident DJ AJ Kwame presents a night of ecstatic soul, funk and disco. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Sunday 14 June 2015 At: 6:00PM

Remember those warm and inviting soul cuts, the kind that get better with time? Well we do too! That’s why we’ve created a place and space to experience cathartic, beautiful, mid tempo grown-folks’ Sunday soul music. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Wednesday 17 June 2015 At: 8:00PM

Melissa James' music fuses her love of blues, folk, country and jazz bundled in a package of soul. Combined with the velvety power of her delivery, expect a performance which will leave your spine tingling.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Date: Saturday 20 June 2015 At: 8:00PM

DJs Keb Darge and Cherrystones play rock n roll, wild rockabilly, obscure and savage surf, nasty sixties garage and punk with a dash of contemporary hybrids. FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: World
Date: Sunday 21 June 2015 At: 2:00PM

Join us for an authentic Cuban party featuring music from rumba master Gerardo De Armas and DJ Javier “La Máquina de Cuba” plus delicious Cuban food! FREE ENTRY

Prices: £0.00

Category: Classical
Date: Tuesday 23 June 2015 At: 7:30PM

Keys & Cocktails: Join us for a monthly series teaming classical music and classic cocktails. Featuring Antonio Oyarzabal and the Choi-Fox Duo.

Prices: £10.00 to £12.00

Category: Jazz, Funk & Soul
Date: Wednesday 24 June 2015 At: 8:00PM

The quartet present works from their most recent release Cathy's Summer, new compositions, audience favourites and some ever-popular Dave Brubeck music.

Prices: £15.00

Date: Sunday 28 June 2015 At: 2:00PM

A monthly event for vinyl connoisseurs to play their collection of records, 45s, LPs and 78s. All are invited to come, share and express themselves in great company.

Prices: £0.00

Date: Tuesday 30 June 2015 At: 7:00PM

£10 online, £12 on the door. Out-Spoken invites the UK’s leading poets, rappers, and musicians to share their art at a monthly showcase.

Prices: £10.00

July 2015

Date: Friday 3 July 2015 At: 8:00PM

The boss vintage weekend of the year. A full weekend of original 60s reggae and soul played out on an authentic valve-powered sound system. £16 for FULL WEEKEND TICKET

Prices: £16.00

Category: World
Date: Saturday 4 July 2015 At: 8:00PM

The boss vintage weekend of the year. A full weekend of original 60s reggae and soul played out on an authentic valve-powered sound system. £16 for FULL WEEKEND TICKET

Prices: £16.00