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Leaf clearing day! Saturday 29th November 2014

November 13, 2014

Leaf Clearing Day!


Shoreditch Dog Show

June 23, 2014

Something fun to do in Shoreditch this Sunday 29th June in the St Leonard’s Church Gardens from 2pm…

Shoreditch Dog Show_P4P

Midsummer Picnic – Sunday 22nd June 2014

June 14, 2014

The Friends of Arnold Circus invite you to join us for our annual sharing picnic with music, fun and food on and around the bandstand…


Midsummer picnic poster


* Pavilion Brass Band  * DJ Barney Green * ÅbÄke designed t-shirts * Polaroid portraits

* tombola + great prizes from local designers, shops and restaurants.

* ice cream * giant bubbles * face painting

Cycle Challenge 4pm + bicycle repair workshop from 1pm

Rochelle School – grounds open 1-5pm with bouncy castle, Halal BBQ & frieze cakes


January 5, 2014


As promised, we are having 2 more Leaf-Clearing Volunteer Days. (Hopefully it will not rain on both days!).  Please come & join in. All help welcome, although care must be taken not to damage the plants nor tread on the bulbs that may be starting to come through.

Gloves will be provided, and hopefully some tea!

Please leave a message here or on the Arnold Circus Facebook page if you are thinking of coming,  or contact me at  or 07903397431 with any questions, or just turn up!

Leon Kossoff print launch – Monday 2nd December 2013

November 19, 2013


You are invited to join us for the launch of ‘Arnold Circus, Saturday Afternoon 2012’, a new digital print, in an edition of 300, created especially for the Friends of Arnold Circus from the original charcoal and pastel drawing, by internationally renowned artist Leon Kossoff.

Monday 2nd December, 5-8pm
Leila’s Shop
17 Calvert Avenue
London E2 7JP

Leon Kossoff was born in Shoreditch in 1926 and returned to draw Arnold Circus between 2008 and 2012. The area is close to his heart since he grew up on the Boundary Estate, went to Rochelle School and his father’s bakery was on Calvert Avenue.

Leon Kossoff ‘Arnold Circus, Saturday Afternoon 2012’

Digital print, paper size 64.5 x 49cm, image size 51 x 43cm
(from the original 61 x 51cm charcoal and pastel drawing)

Naturalis Absolute White Smooth paper 250gsm
printed by Pure Print in an edition of 300
© Leon Kossoff 2013. All rights reserved.

Special Launch Price £30
available from Leila’s Shop or Herrick Gallery