Carlos Acosta’s new dance company to be Sadler’s Wells Associate

Carlos Acosta’s new dance company to be Sadler’s Wells Associate

Carlos Acosta’s Acosta Danza has been appointed International Associate Company at Sadler’s Wells. It joins renowned companies Rosas and Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch. Acosta’s new company was founded in Havana last year and features a mixture of Cuba’s finest ballet and contemporary dancers. “Acosta Danza has been founded with the...

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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and its charity CW+ launch exhibition of artwork by members of Chelsea Arts Club

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and its charity CW+ launch exhibition of artwork by members of Chelsea Arts Club

Charity CW+ has recently collaborated with the Chelsea Arts Club to host a new exhibition of works at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital which can be found on the 1st Floor walkway between Lift Banks B and C. The Chelsea Arts Club has been based in Kensington and Chelsea for 125...

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The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945

The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945

The Japanese House is the first major UK exhibition to focus on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of World War II to now, a field which has consistently produced some of the most influential examples of modern and contemporary design. The extensive destruction of Tokyo and other Japanese cities...

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Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant

To say that Ridley Scott’s 21st century output has been uneven is like observing that Donald Trump might be a little temperamental: Only an idiot (or a republican) would attempt to argue that particular toss. In between his few successes (Gladiator, American Gangster and to a lesser extent the Martian)...

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Queer British Art

Queer British Art

A few of years ago, I saw Tim Minchin live at the Secret Garden Party, and he sang a song he’d written called Prejudice. Most of the audience was in the brace position when he started singing, Just six seemingly harmless letters Arranged in a way that will form a...

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London Uncovered: Photographs by Peter Dazeley

London Uncovered: Photographs by Peter Dazeley

London Uncovered is a welcome follow up to photographer Peter Dazeley’s earlier work, Unseen London, and again has most informative accompanying text by Mark Daly. It describes both familiar places and those which are less known in the capital. There is a wide range of subjects from places of worship...

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Rituals to Mould Her With: a multimedia stage experience at Handel and Hendrix in London

Rituals to Mould Her With: a multimedia stage experience at Handel and Hendrix in London

Two centuries apart, George Frederick Handel and Jimi Hendrix changed the course of music history. They both chose London as their spiritual and creative home, and by a stroke of serendipity, their legacies will forever be intertwined.   Separated by time but not space, the two musicians occupied adjoining residences on...

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

In our literature page, we look back on great works of literature realised in the current month. For April, Max Feldman unmasks the cultural fears behind The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is one of those novels that...

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The Promise

The Promise

Whilst there is no shortage of celluloid documenting the human misery of the Holocaust, when it comes to the Armenian Genocide, which along with the Holocaust was the case study upon which the UN built the definition of genocide, there is a notable lack of material considering such a harrowing...

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The National Army Museum: Redevelopment and Opening

The National Army Museum: Redevelopment and Opening

The National Army Museum is the leading authority on the  victorious and colourful history of the British Army, with its rich tradition of regiments, its important role in Defence, Wars, Civil Disasters and State Occasions. It contributes greatly to Weddings, Funerals, Jubilees and Trooping The Colour by providing organisation and...

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