Art & Culture
Untethered: Royal Docks x Boy Blue – Millennium Mills
Boy Blue, an east London based hip hop dance theatre company, explore ideas and questions around London’s identity and history, challenging the old ways with the new in a solo piece filmed in the historic Millennium Mills. With musical composition by Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante, choreography by Kenrick ‘H20’ Sandy and creative direction from them both.
The film is commissioned by the Royal Docks Team and is launching online on 26 September as part of Open House Festival.
About Boy Blue
Founded in London in 2001, Boy Blue is the award-winning brainchild of composer Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante and choreographer Kenrick ‘H2O’ Sandy MBE.
Weaving frontline stage and screen work around the elevation of hip-hop culture, Boy Blue have created works that include Pied Piper (2007), The Five & The Prophecy of Prana (2013), Blak Whyte Gray (2017), Outliers (2018) and REDD (2019). Film work includes R.E.B.E.L, and Emancipation of Expressionism, a set work of the GCSE Dance syllabus. Boy Blue run a highly respected dance training programme in east London and teach, train and mentor throughout the UK and internationally.
For your visit
Food & Drink
There's a new brewer in town, right where the first IPAs were once shipped from. Watch out for live music nights in the bar.
Royal Docks Learning & Activity Centre
RDLAC has spent 50 years serving the North Woolwich community, from after-school clubs to conservation projects.
Art & Culture
Brick Lane Music Hall
Music hall is a dying Victorian tradition, and this is historic hall is the only permanent venue for it that remains.