London tourists threatened with tax

London tourists threatened with tax

Tourists may be required to pay tax on their accommodation under new proposals by Labour councillors in Westminster. The tourist tax would be levied on hotel bedrooms and Airbnb accommodation and the profits spent on facilities such as public toilets and parks, as well as policing illegal short-term lets. The...

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Grenfell film nominated for national award

Grenfell film nominated for national award

A short documentary about the Grenfell Tower fire made by Open University lecturer Dr David Scott has been shortlisted for a national film award. His film, titled Grenfell Tower and Social Murder, has been nominated for the Best Research Film of the Year category in the 2018 Research in Film...

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Black Mirror: Art as Social Satire at the Saatchi Gallery

Black Mirror: Art as Social Satire at the Saatchi Gallery

Black Mirror: Art as Social Satire Saatchi Gallery Until 13 January 2019 Free admission There’s one simple question that tends to divide opinion: Do we live in a post-satirical age? Satire sits at the intersection between art, politics and society, keeping power and complacency in check. In a world where power...

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Christian Marclay: The Clock at the Tate Modern

Christian Marclay: The Clock at the Tate Modern

Christian Marclay: The Clock Tate Modern Until 20 January 2019 Free admission   Fictional time is nothing but trickery. Bending the realities of time is at the heart of any good narrative, not least in cinema, where days, weeks, months – even years – are neatly condensed into palatable 90-minute...

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KCCC First Tuesday Networking at the Da Mario’s

KCCC First Tuesday Networking at the Da Mario’s

Join us for First Tuesday Networking at the fabulous Da Mario’s in Gloucester Road.  Our networking events are known for their fun, relaxed atmosphere and we have a good mix of regular members and new guests. A family friendly trattoria in Venetian-Gothic building, serving thin-crust pizza and other classics, Da...

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