Cars: Accelerating the Modern World

Cars: Accelerating the Modern World

V&A Until 19 April 2020 Admission £18 This is a slightly odd show for the V&A to stage; one would have instinctively thought of the Design Museum or the Science Museum as better places to park this exhibition. It is also an enormous subject to cover. It is only about...

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire until 14 January 2020

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire until 14 January 2020

‘Le Corsaire’, meaning ‘The Pirate’, is a ballet about adventure and the first clash of cymbals in the opening ensures the audience attention. With a swashbuckling chorus wave and rhythmical cross swords , to Adolphe Adam’s original score restored by Lars Payne,  no one could have hoped for a more...

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The secret to curating a girl’s ‘best’ career

The secret to curating a girl’s ‘best’ career

Much of female happiness and career success is underpinned by a sense of agency and power in the creation of one’s own future.  Equipping girls with an expectation of personal success and providing expert careers support is one of the reasons why St James Senior Girls’ School enjoys excellent academic...

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