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.
Ruth 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.
John 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
Wassail Weekend 13 December 2014
2pm performance outdoors but under cover at Abney Park Cemetery (High St entrance)
3.30pm performance at Stokey Town Hall Christmas Fair.