Hokusai: Beyond The Great Wave

Hokusai: Beyond The Great Wave

  Katsushika Hokusai bound a restless wave within the limits of a woodblock measuring 25.8 cms by 37.9 cms. The print, from this woodblock, is known as ‘The Great Wave’ and is one of a series entitled ’36 Views of Mt Fuji’. The publisher, Nishmuraya ,commissioned Hokusai to create this...

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Sadiq: Carnival to stay in the streets of Notting Hill

Sadiq: Carnival to stay in the streets of Notting Hill

Sadiq Khan has pledged that Notting Hill Carnival will not be relocated in the aftermath of the Grenfell tragedy. The mayor had been approached by Tory MPs about the safety and containment of Notting Hill Carnival this year. Greg Hands, Conservative MP for Chelsea and Fulham, queried if it ‘...

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Dance stars unite to raise funds in Gala for Grenfell

Dance stars unite to raise funds in Gala for Grenfell

A dance gala to raise funds for Grenfell survivors is set to take place on 30th July at the Adelphi Theatre in London. Organised by dance doyenne Arlene Phillips CBE, Gala for Grenfell will feature huge names from the dance world including artists from the Royal Ballet, English National Ballet,...

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Chaos at Community

Chaos at Community

The word ‘community’ seems to be particularly poignant and important to the people of London, especially after the events of  the Grenfell Tower fire, so it felt appropriate that the aptly named ‘Community Festival’ graced Finsbury Park last weekend. Community became the latest festival to be held in the park,...

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