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Dissenters do it differently…

Dissenters London N16

Nearly two years ago, 21st Century Dissenters gathered under an urban apple tree in a Stoke Newington garden. We discussed the many local nonconformists who have gone before, and how we might arrange cultural activities of all kinds for today’s community – in their distinguished freethinking tradition.

quote-leftRuth Whitehead and those around her have created a new oasis of sociability and cultural energy binding people in and around Stoke Newington together through a shared commitment to accessible and affordable music.
quote-rightJohn Sloboda, musician and activist

We want to celebrate the creative talent of women, and stage high quality events from a different dissenting angle, with the accent on approachability.
Down with snobbish mystique, up with new enjoyable experiences for all.

This is also the home of Chorus of Dissent, Stoke Newington’s own community choir, and our professional orchestra The Elastic Band.

Dissenters London N16 is a non-profit making organisation sponsored by local independent financial advisers Ruth Whitehead Associates. Who have always done it differently.

Our next event

We will be singing as part of the album launch of

Clara Sanabras’  Songs of Spanish Exile

date & time: Friday November 14 8pm
place: Heath Street Baptist Church, 84, Heath Street, London NW3 1DN
tickets: £10, £6 concessions

More about Songs of Spanish Exile

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